I'm sure nobody remembers that line from Lost in Space, but I can't get it out of my head so that's the title of this blog.
I've done really well in January EXCEPT: on the two Fridays I've had my way with a bottle of wine. A big bottle.... Read more
I'm really enjoying the Spark book much more than I thought I would. I thought it would be a big ol' commercial for the website but it's very positive and upbeat, and it's working to renew my fight on flab.
A new semester started yesterday... Read more
Thanks to all of my spark friends who commented on my last set of blogs about the reasons I want to lose weight.
Through your comments I've realized how NEGATIVE my reasons were. AND, how unkind and unloving I am to myself! Even more impo... Read more
No, I'm not a doctor, as all of you know, I'm a teacher.
I often tell my classes (and individual students while counseling or advising) that being successful in college takes a TOTAL commitment. Students have to make education their #1 pr... Read more
I am on reason #5 for why I want to lose weight. My card reads, "I want to develop good health habits before I have to."
This is short and sweet. I am fortunate to be healthy, and I'd like to stay that way.
SOOOO many people wait u... Read more
My card reads:
"I will be happy about seeing people I haven't seen in awhile instead of worrying about being judged."
I avoid all social events if I don't feel thin enough. Now that we live out of state from our families, I even try t... Read more
Reason #3: I will stop comparing myself to everyone else in the room.
Whenever I go anywhere, it is an automatic response to see how I measure up to everyone else. Am I the fattest, the oldest, the worst dressed? But mostly -- am I the f... Read more
I've always liked the quote in my blog title, and it relates to my next card which reads: "I want to be comfortable in my own skin -- more self-accepting and less self-critical."
Like many of us, I have issues with the messages I received ... Read more
I am really trying to re-focus my efforts this month on the principles of the Beck book. One of the core principles of her book is to make a list of personal reasons you have for losing weight, write them on 3x5 cards, and review them often -- ... Read more
I'm giving myself credit for sticking to my plan yesterday despite the desertion of the troops.
I'm up early today, will be on the treadmill by 6:00 am, and have my meals planned.
Temptation will always be with us, we just have to cons... Read more
I had another long day, full of meetings and new assignments.
I went out to lunch with my coworkers and had a grilled chicken salad at a local bar. I was surprised when it came with shredded yellow cheese on it. Who does that? (NOTE TO... Read more
Wow, did I have a great day today!
I never thought I could work out BEFORE I left for work, but I did it today! I was on the treadmill by 6:45 (3.25 miles, 50 minutes) AND did the Spark Boot Camp video after that.
Good thing, because ... Read more
I am having a wonderful Sunday, working on schoolwork for tomorrow BUT planning to meet all my goals. I need to get on the treadmill which I will do as soon as I finish this blog entry.
I've decided to work my WARRVESTS strategy...that's j... Read more
Oh man, my b*tt is really sore after walking up mount nebo yesterday! If you want to see pictures of the hike, you can go to www.takahik.com . It was fun but challenging! I thought I was going to have a heart attack, my heart... Read more
I am really happy to have the new beginning a new year brings. I'm just READY. The holidays kicked me in the butt and I totally slacked off. I'm ready to get back on track.
This morning I will join my husband's hiking club in hiking Moun... Read more