Rawr. (Week 4 Stage 2)
I have not done anything this week but stress, eat, and sleep.
I gotta do better. My bad eating has totally affected my sleeping patterns and my wellness. I feel really bleh.
I'm not giving up. This is one week in a lifetime of health.... Read more
A Little Boost (Week 3 Stage 2)
It's no secret that I've been having a rough time, and I think I know one of the causes--
I am not eating NEARLY enough during the day. And then I'm starving at night and I get so mad at myself for eating and eating but when I'm at class from ... Read more
Down (Week 3 Stage 2)
I feel down. I woke up this morning just feeling totally off. I went to bed last night full of unhappy thoughts about how poorly I'm doing. I'm not doing that badly, really. I binged disgustingly on Monday for the first time in weeks, I did okay... Read more
Knowing the Enemy. (Week 3 Stage 2)
Yesterday was a bad day and I'm trying to bounce back. I can't believe that I did that... But I'm moving on. Blah. Binge eating is the worst.
I'm practicing my binge eating resistance. At the grocery store I bought a nice chocolate bar. I w... Read more
Brick Wall (Week 3 Stage 2)
I worked out today and then was asked by my brother to come over and help him get through his algebra homework. He was so anxious and I was running on empty, and I ate and ate and ate, and came home and binge ate bad. Fast food, in front of the ... Read more
Keep it, keep it coming. (Week 3 Stage 2)
I'm in my third week of stage 2, which means 5 total weeks since my journey began. Yay. This has to be a record.
I'm down 1.5 pounds this morning, which I was happy to see. I wasn't perfect, I didn't work out as much as I had wanted and I h... Read more
Pushing Through (Week 2 Stage 2)
I'm counting down toward the end of the week, and my accomplishments definitely outweight my fallbacks!
I have been within my calorie ranges for five out of seven days, and I only went over by 50 calories the other two days! This is a MIRA... Read more
Chocoholic. (Week 2 Stage 2)
I'm halfway through the week and I'm going strong. I'm eating right, I'm exercising. I went to the gym again today and I'm sure that I'm going to exceed my target calorie burn for the week. I'm really hoping to see the change translate to the s... Read more
Food is Weird (Week 2 Stage 2)
Has anyone ever seen that documentary "Forks Over Knives?" It's pretty interesting, and the documentary-maker breaks down food logic pretty simply: 200 calories of vegetables, in volume, is an incredible amount of vegetables, while 200 calories ... Read more
Momentum (Week 2 Stage 2)
If it takes 3 weeks to build a habit, then I am closing in on some good habits finally. It is so exciting to know I've been going at this for a month. Really. I know that's nothing to so many people, but it's really something for me. I can gener... Read more
Grocery List/Meal Plan (Week 2 Stage 2)
Groceries for the next few days:
Light spread (Olive-oil based)
Cereal (Special K Chocolatey Delight or fiber one?)
Almond Butter + Whole Wheat Toast
Cereal w/ ... Read more
Accomplishments (Day 6 of Stage 2)
It's been a tough week for me. But I haven't given up. I've logged into spark every day for 3 weeks, I've posted when I've had trouble, and I'm trying to give myself credit for the things I am doing.
I have drank tons more water than I have... Read more
Come on, Momentum. (Day 5 of Stage 2)
I am losing my momentum. I'm eating well during the day, eating like crap at night. I didn't work out the last two days. I didn't wake up early enough to work out this morning. I gotta reverse it. I gotta get inspired again.
I joined a chal... Read more
"Moving On" (Day 3 of Stage 2)
Moving onwards. Yesterday was a setback, and this is what I learned:
Delicious treats are to be purchased in single-serving amounts. If I can't find a single serving, then I make my own or enjoy it if I eat out or get ice cream or something... Read more
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"Step back." (Day 2 of Stage 2)
What a bad day.
I regret buying ice cream.
I ate everything in sight and got fast food for dinner and slept and was sad and not motivated.
Tomorrow will be better. Tomorrow is the first day of classes. This is my year, guys. I'm going to A... Read more