A year later... here I am, right where I was a year ago. It is hard not to be discouraged but, I know this past year I have not made myself a priority like I should. I feel like I keep putting off getting healthy. Like I'll start next Monday ... Read more
Well, this month is almost over and, though I haven't lost any weight, I do have a success to report... I am on week 4 of C25K!! I have had trouble building momentum in the past, so just this level of consistency is an achievement for me. Next... Read more
So I took a leave of absence from Sparkpeople and from my health and weight loss journey. It has been nearly a year and I have not moved forward with my goals. In fact, lets be honest, I gained 10 pounds!! When is enough enough? When is it ti... Read more
Well I made it to the gym today!! Small victories!! I already have a workout date this morning with my friend at 7 am then I will just need 3 more days this week to meet my goal.
I did eat horrible today. I hate it when you eat something B... Read more
Replacing old bad habits with new good ones takes time. I have a history of jumping into things all gung ho, only to run out of steam before I have even begun. I have never been a great finisher. A good starter, yes, but finish... Read more
Biking to work!!
I live 2.5 miles from my job... I could walk to work but have drove my lazy self for the past 7 years. So today, my friend Julie and I rode our bikes to work. It is only the 2nd time we have done so but, I have to say, I enjoy the ride. The w... Read more
Is it really August?!
Here I am, starting over again... I am getting really good at starting over. I am pretty psyched this time, though. My coworkers and I have joined forced to fight the "Battle of the BULGE" and, we are pretty awesome, if I do say so myself. We... Read more
Week 3 - Well...
Well, Week 3 was rough, no huge binges or anything but, I ate out, had sushi, and just general did not do great. So, I am back up to:
But, that's why I am here, to pick myself up, dust myself off and re-focus on the task at hand. ... Read more
Week 2: Still going strong!!
Okay, so I had some crackers with my soup today... I'm not stressing, because I am still going strong. Not only that but, I said no to chocolate chip cookies at work yesterday!! Homemade ones!! Who am I?! So, I am down a couple more LBS:
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Day 7! Week 1 almost complete!!
Today I am:
Not bad. I am hoping to just get into the hundreds by the end of week six, totally do-able. I am so excited about how great I am feeling and how well Mike and I are doing. With the exception of 5 Bugles yesterday, I ... Read more
Didn't get a chance to weigh in today. Today I am pretty tired but still eating great and feeling great otherwise. We had a blizzard today, I think that is the cause of my feeling of needing to curl up in a ball and hybernate...... Read more
Day 4 - Goodbye Bloat!!
Down another pound. Yeah!! I know, it is "just" water weight. I hate it when people say that though. Because, I don't know about you but, I am just as happy to see that water go as anything else. Feeling bloated... Read more
Day 3 of eating all whole foods.
First of all, I was reading another blog and she did a daily weigh in. I know some might not agree with this but, I think daily accountability may be just what I need. So, here is the number...
WOW... I mean, I am still down 7 lb... Read more
We begin again...
Well, here I am, almost a year later and in the same place I started. Have I been consistent? No. Have I done my best? Not even close. Am I ready to begin again? I hope so.
The truth of it is, I have lost before. I mean the good kind ... Read more
"You cannot harm another with your thoughts, you can only harm You."
We all know this but, it is nice to be reminded sometimes. I'm giving this whole "Law a Attraction" thing a try...
I am healthy, skinny, and I love to exercise!... Read more
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