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BLC In Between Plan
Sunday, August 09, 2015      4 comments

The BLC is ending this week. I will miss my daily check ins, but since school starts for me tomorrow it's probably really good timing. My plan to stay on track during the in between time is to simply follow my plan, one day at a time, one ... Read more
What if I Didn't Quit?
Friday, July 31, 2015      10 comments

I've been at a standstill with my weight loss lately. I've been consistently on plan, yet still no loss or any decrease in inches. Oh, I'll lose a few pounds but then they'll come right back on, so the overall change this month is essentially ze... Read more
Working on Consistency
Wednesday, July 01, 2015      11 comments

I was looking back on my goal tracking charts and I see a HUGE need for consistency. I am allowing way too many off plan days into my life. If this is to be a lifestyle change, and I really really want it to be that, I must work on making follow... Read more
My Weightloss Motivation
Sunday, May 03, 2015      12 comments

A friend asked me what my motivation is to lose weight this time around, I've been regaining for over a year and am having a hard time getting and staying on track. Since this friend could see that I clearly am not sufficiently motivated by the ... Read more
There's no "There" There...
Saturday, April 25, 2015      6 comments

Someone on another board I participate in posted a link to this blog about the myth of AFTER: https://cannebodyhearme.
he-after-myth/ After reading her thoughts on being the "after" ver... Read more
100 Days of Eating With Dignity
Monday, June 16, 2014      20 comments

I have struggled with bingeing for as long as I can recall. The first time I remember bingeing I was about 8 years old. I was left alone for long hours while my mom, a single parent, worked. I was very, very lonely. I remember finding a crock of... Read more
Today, I Choose Change
Monday, June 02, 2014      9 comments

I woke up yesterday with a renewed sense of "I can do this!" I made a plan, and had high hopes and expectations. ... Read more
Sunday, May 04, 2014      8 comments

I am happy to be on the Azure Destinations team this round of the BLC. Here are my goals for this challenge: I will lose 20 pounds by the end of the challenge. I will do this by: *tracking what I eat *keeping to my food plan, whic... Read more
Reflections on 2013
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      8 comments

So, today is New Year's Eve. Wow, 2013 went fast! It's been a pretty good year for me overall. Family is happy and healthy, job is going well, and I've learned some things about myself. Weight.....ah, the weight I've battled since I was 5.... Read more
Thanksgiving Traditions
Saturday, November 16, 2013      6 comments

Thanksgiving is speeding towards us! I have nothing ready but the menu is pretty much set in stone by my daughter so that will be easy! Turkey: simply cannot go without that! Simply roasted with garlic, lemon, and rosemary. Stuffing: ... Read more
November Goals
Sunday, November 10, 2013      8 comments

Yes, I know, the month is 1/3 over already, but that's the way things have been going lately! October was not a fabulous month for me as far as putting my healthy habits in the forefront. I ended up gaining 0.3 pounds which isn't bad consid... Read more
In Reverse
Sunday, September 29, 2013      10 comments

I am going the wrong direction. I have been in a slump for most of September. I have gained to the point of being 200.5 yesterday morning. I really don't want to stay above that number! BUT, I know what to do and I'm not doing it. What's up with... Read more
Getting Out of My Own Way
Thursday, July 18, 2013      9 comments

For the past year or so I've been gaining and losing the same 5-10 pounds. I'll get serious, then get down to the low 180s and decide I "deserve" to try this or I want to eat that. As a result, I'm where I was a year ago. I look at it as practic... Read more
What I've Learned About Binges
Saturday, July 06, 2013      26 comments

I've been struggling with staying on any food program lately and my weight and psyche both show it. I've been binging regularly, and not on cucumbers and celery sticks. I do know my spirit feels wounded. My relationship with food definitely need... Read more
July Goals
Monday, July 01, 2013      10 comments

I love new months! It means a completely blank page in the calendar that sits in front of the computer for me to make goals about exercise minutes, take measurements, and write down any other goals I may want to make for the month. Here are my g... Read more

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