...was normal. I wanted to be a normal size--not "skinny" or "fat", just someone who didn't stand out one way or the other because of my weight. I wanted to have a normal relationship with food. I didn't want to have to restrict myself to the po... Read more
It's been a crazy month and I've really missed everyone here. I haven't had a steady internet connection since I came up to Germany and have had my hands full between the move itself and trying to furnish the apartment and ... Read more
It's been a while since I shared an update on my intuitive eating experiment, so I thought I'd share some thoughts on my progress--the good, the bad and the ugly, lol!
My weight's been holding fairly steady (that is, with my usual ups and ... Read more
Today was Day 9 of my intuitive eating experiment and I'd say things are going pretty well. My weight's been holding reasonably steady--or at least as steady as it has tended to hold on any other given week before I started this experiment. In a... Read more
As some of you may already know, my main health and fitness-related goal for the month of September is to experiment with intuitive eating. I've been weighing, measuring and tracking the vast majority of my food most of the time for nearly four ... Read more
So, here's my first update after my first two days of experimenting with intuitive eating.
Firstly, it was much tougher than I anticipated it would be. After several years of weighing, measuring and tracking, those habits have become practi... Read more
After doing some reading up and feeling ready to shake things up a bit, I've decided to experiment with intuitive eating this month. Although I've done very well with weighing, measuring and tracking my food as I lost weight and, subsequently, a... Read more
It´s interesting and somewhat surprising to me that I seem to be managing maintenance with the greatest ease and pleasure to date now that I´m in the midst of an international move and all of the many stresses that presents. (For those of you wh... Read more
Here's a scenario that I think just about anyone who's been active on SparkPeople for some time can relate to:
You join up because you've got some weight you'd like to lose. You like the tools and convenience of being able to utilize them w... Read more
I'm going to keep this relatively short and sweet because I just want to give the original blog I'm sharing the link to below a bit of additional attention. There are tons of positive role models to be found all over this site who come from all ... Read more
Reading ON2VICTORY's featured blog about motivation earlier today got me thinking about my own personal motivators (if you haven't seen it, you can check it out here: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_i... Read more
Rarely is this journey of losing weight and getting healthier a straight line from A to Z for any of us. On any given day, you can read blogs written by people who are in different phases of working towards their goals and sharing their triumphs... Read more
A few days ago, a fellow member of one of the teams I'm involved with here on SparkPeople mentioned that she included me in a "SparkHeroes" blog she wrote a few weeks ago. I hadn't seen the blog when she initially wrote it, so I went on over to ... Read more
I haven't been as active here lately and for good reason--I've had a lot going on, almost all of which is really positive. Just wanted to write a quick blog to let everyone know what's been going on.
The reason why I've had multiple trips ... Read more
Today's my last day of my monthlong fitness boot camp and also the day that I head off for my mini-vacation to Germany, so I'm just going to give a short summary of my results.
Hips: 39-1/... Read more