All I See Is Fat ... All I Feel is Tired
I committed to making a new entry every Wednesday, but I failed to write last Wednesday's entry. This is a make-up session.
This week had its ups and downs. I'm proud that I kept exercising, but I'm not so proud that I ate too many calories... Read more
I Will Handle My Weight Gain Like I Am Truly Reformed.
I have a pair of knee-length sweatpants that I typically reserve for my "fat day" gym workouts. I save them for those workouts that come after a few days of skipping the gym, or after I overeat, or after I suffer a binge episode.
Well, Nove... Read more
That Time When I Gained Weight & Laughed On the Elliptical.
The last time I exercised was on Monday October 27.
I just lost the will. After going to the same gym, doing the same 6-8am workouts for almost five years, I simply got bored and fed up with having to deal with almost the EXACT same class ... Read more
I lost about 55 pounds almost four years ago -- and kept it off. Buttttt, I'm still about 30 pounds away from my goal. And it's time that I lose this weight once and for all.
Even though I am no longer overweight, I'd like to drop those 30... Read more
Trackin' & Truckin' - This is What to Do When You Blow Calorie Range
So today, I went way past my calorie range.
I ate the unexpected slice of chocolate cake from my coworker. (No regrets there.) I got hungry during the late afternoon and ate an extra banana. Then, I ate some extra cheese and some unplanned... Read more
Weigh-In Wednesday 12.11.13: Three Weeks to Go Before Weigh-In #1
I must admit that I am genetically blessed. After reading a recent SparkPeople blog (http://www.sparkpeople.com/bl
genes_affect_your_jean_size), I’ve realized that I am a mesomorph with a medium body frame. I’ve ... Read more
I started over again after almost two weeks of skipping the gym and binge eating. I won't dwell. I allowed it to happen. It was my fault. But it is my responsibility to stop the cycle. I decided to stop it today.
I wore a sleeveless top at... Read more
Post-Work Binge Blues
I went out to drinks with coworkers on Thursday evening. I actually drank less than I planned to. I did have some french fries at the bar, but the portion size was around 300 calories. No biggie -- if I didn't eat anything for dinner, I would st... Read more
The Bottom Line: 04.03.13: Pre- Weigh-In
This is it. I feel it in my heart. After 2 years, I'm confident that I'm going to break out of my 148-150 pound plateau and finally reach my goal weight of 125 pounds. For good.
I am a planner. I spent the last two weeks planning my weight... Read more
Why Feeling Fat is Worse Than Being Fat.
Have you ever felt too fat to enjoy life?
Today I read an essay in Self magazine about a woman who refused to participate in certain life events because she felt fat. Among other things, she postponed clothes shopping and turned down a pos... Read more
Til Death Do Me Spark.
I woke up yesterday morning to a series of sad Facebook statuses. A guy who was currently a senior at my alma mater just died. No, we weren’t friends, or even acquaintances for that matter. I don’t even remember him around campus. But those fact... Read more
12 Reasons Why I Did Not Lose Weight in 2012
On Monday, March 15, 2010, I weighed 210 pounds. And I decided that I had enough. So I started a weight loss plan and joined Sparkle. Armed with solid, yet realistic goals, I dropped the first 50 pounds in about seven months. Then, I dropped ano... Read more
Success Story Confession – When My Eating Makes Me Sick
One of my biggest eating issues is binging. During my senior year of college, there were days when I ordered a 10-piece box of wings and a large pizza from the local spot for post-dinner, meaning the dinner that I ate after the two dozen or so m... Read more
My Challenges Meeting Calorie Range
A. Night eating. One of my newer problems is night eating. I can do well nutritionally during the day, but once I go home it's all out and no control. Often, I get home, and snack/munch nonstop, which often doubles or even triples my calorie int... Read more
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I Finally Made Lemonade!
"When life gives you lemons..."
I've blogged about how difficult things have been for me financially and personally before. The support that I got has been truly uplifting. I get comments, SparkMail and SparkGoodies every single day from pe... Read more