Injuries are tough!
So I hurt my ankle the beginning of May and I've been in an air cast since then. Stress fracture/tendon inflammation/etc. I have trouble walking any extended distances and I could go on and on... I've just started being able to drive again, but... Read more
Yes, I know December will be over before I know it but I still want to write these down since I'm kind of starting fresh this month!
1.) I'm going to track my food at least 2 - 3 days per week for the rest of the month... (I did this today... Read more
Trying to hold myself accountable for getting back into good choices
I've still been having trouble making my normal good decisions... But I'm coming up on my 2 year anniversary of being with SparkPeople so I need to get back to my normal mindset!
Yesterday, did I have 5 hershey's kisses? Yes. Did I have a ... Read more
A little lost...
So I've been feeling a little lost this week... Or maybe insanely lost...
I started a new, full-time job in an office in October... I was okay with being gone full-time, and only seeing my daughter for about 2 hours a day. I was okay with ... Read more
A work in progress...
So I've been working on me for quite some time now! Since I started with SparkPeople in January 2012(?) I've lost 38 pounds or something of that nature...
I've started eating healthier. I've started exercising on a regular basis. I've been... Read more
My magical green smoothies...
So, I started working for Vitamix back in December... It's just part-time, contract work, working from home as a Recruiter. But it couldn't have been a better fit for me... I am totally into health and wellness since I've started on my journey o... Read more
How do you push yourself?
So, I've been thinking about this for awhile now and I can't figure it out...
I've been getting in better shape over the last year or so and I'm very grateful for it. But I don't ever really push myself past my comfort level, and I've noti... Read more
Back to the beginning....
Wow, I look back over my life and sometimes wonder how I've made it this far!
Going back to when I was little... I was 5 when I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes... I should have been diagnosed before I continuously passed out in the yard... Read more
My February goals....
As of today, on February 26th, 2013, I am feeling good about my goals for this month.
After having felt so run down and weak, I just wanted to feel stronger and be more active. I never give myself numbers to meet, I just try to do a better j... Read more
It's a better week.... So far, at least!!!
I feel back to normal... I'm working on everything all at once, and it's okay!
I went to a psychologist for her to tell me that I wasn't losing my mind! My daughter's grandparents are bad grandparents... And we talked over solutions to hel... Read more
Emotional eating.... Aaargh!
In the past I've never been an emotional eater. I just didn't get it, when I heard other people talking about it... However, that has changed....
My husband's step mother is trying to take his father, and my daughter's grandfather away fro... Read more
What I learned this weekend.....
So... My eating has been on track for awhile now... I read Dr. Furhman's Super Immunity book and I am all for it. I have changed my diet a bit, trying to make veggies and low sugar fruits about 30 - 40% of my diet... I feel better, I haven't bee... Read more
Ugh... I've been stuck in between the 137 - 138 pound range for over a month now... I still have a ring of extra fat around my belly since having my beautiful daughter that I can't seem to get rid of!
I feel as though I've read everything ... Read more
Start of something new....
So this week my daughter started kindergarten, which has been extremely terrifying and exciting as well! Good news is that I now have a little bit more free time, which is helping me get motivated to work out more!
I've never had a strong ... Read more
Change is inevitable, right?
Last week and this week I've had some difficult changes. I quit a job that I really liked, over behaviors and my basic ideas of right and wrong. I started a new job last week, that makes me totally dependent upon others, which is an extremely h... Read more