At What Point
At what point do you come to realize that nothing in your life is truly in your control?
That no matter how hard you work, how organised you make your life, how right and safe you keep your world, you can not control your life.
Life is... Read more
My goals for the new year:
1) To follow my prescribed low carb plan consistently to help prepare my body for a healthy pregnancy.
2) To continue exercising each morning and walking the pup.
3) To limit my "cheat days" to one carby... Read more
Back track to back on track
I had a cold for what seemed like the past three months, but was actually about 3 weeks. I just noticed that my last spark status read "can't shake this cold" 21 days ago. I think today is the first day I've felt back to myself since September. ... Read more
This Week's Goals
Last week I didn't take the time to write out my goals, and I didn't lose any weight. I wasn't as focused and I struggled. I'm starting this week right, with the hope that I will refocus on my health and well being.
No Soda M-F
W... Read more
This Week's Goals
No soda M-F
Drink a water bottle at school everyday
Bike 36 miles (11.5, 12, 12.5)
Halfway to our first hotel night this week
New reward plan: out of 250's = candlelight yoga DVD
Found out today it will be at lea... Read more
This Week's Goals
1) No soda M-F
2) Stay in range
3) Work out 3 times, walk the dog 3 times
4) Eat veggies
Every two weeks of exercise goal = one hotel night on road trip this June
10 days in calorie range = candle light yoga DVD
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It seems appropriate to look ahead to this new year with hope. I could never have guessed all that 2013 would bring, but God saw us through all of it, the good and the heartbreaking.
1) For a second chance at pregnancy. It's ha... Read more
I've been tracking my food and exercise for a week now. I haven't been worried about ranges, just about honesty and getting back into the habit of entering. I've discovered just how much I eat without even realizing I'm over eating.
This w... Read more
Finding the Words
I'm dealing again with the pain of another month passing without a child growing inside me. I had hoped deeply that this would be the month we would get our second chance, but it would seem that is not the case.
I cried all through church ... Read more
Recovery is a Never Ending Process
In case you come to read this, please understand, I need a place to let loose my thoughts in a way that I would not normally. I'm processing as I write. If I come off as selfish, frightened, angry, jealous, or any other undesirable trait, it's b... Read more
My First Negative
I took my first pregnancy test this week. I can't believe how disappointed I am that its negative. No matter how many times I told myself it was unlikely I would get pregnant in our first month of trying, I still feel down about it.
When I... Read more
Ready to Go for It!
Yay!!!! I went to the doctor today and am officially cleared to try to get pregnant! My doctor was pleased with my weight loss and the lifestyle I am living. My husband and I are sooooo excited! Rather than starting my next pack of pills tomorro... Read more
I feel so proud of myself. I have been able lately to fight through stress cravings or atleast track the extra food I consume mindlessly when I do cave. I have been eating within my range 6 days a week for 2 months now!
Once a week I still... Read more
Working toward success
This summer was successful in many ways. I got myself back into tracking my food, focused on eating for nutrition, and exercising for results.
For the first time in several years, going back to school hasn't thrown me off my plan. I missed... Read more
There's nothing so rude as the realization that the outfit you felt fabulous in turning up on facebook making you look like a bloated moose. I've known for a long time that my body isn't what I want it to be. I've struggled since high school and... Read more