Handling Stress Without Eating
I had a stressful day at work Thursday. I wanted to eat, it didn't matter what, and I knew I would buy a bottle of wine on the way home if I hadn't committed to staying 100% on my plan. It's been 6 months since I was off plan in any way. Those 6... Read more
Happy New Year!
I am filled with hope and brimming with confidence this January 1. I know I will achieve my weightloss goal in 2012.
This time last year I weighed 259 pounds. I quit Nutrisystem around March and my weight climbed to 278. July 11 I decided ... Read more
A Milestone For Me
This morning I weighed in at 212 pounds. It's a milestone of sorts for me. I've struggled with my weight since I was about 5. I remember walking in my tiny hometown one day with my mother. I had gotten on the scale that morning. As we walked we ... Read more
Actions Have Consequences
So, ignoring the tracker, daily happy hours with friends, and eating what I want when I want produces a weight gain. I KNOW this, but from time to time I try it out. Somehow I'm always disappointed that the gain occurs. Why? I'm smart, I underst... Read more
Take Me Out to the Ball Game!
We went to see the Houston Astros play a game this afternoon. We had great seats and a good friend came along. I decided to have the nachos around inning 4. They were G-O-O-D!!! They had beef brisket on them, guacamole, sour cream, the whole she... Read more
A Tiny Seed Planted......
I was reading through a weight loss success story last night and the person featured had decided to get healthy by their 50th birthday. As I fell asleep I realized I will be 50 in a little over 2 years. I could likely reach my weight loss goal, ... Read more
Just for today.........
I am going to have to use this mantra like crazy right now. I seem to be in a place where I am consciously making poor choices with food. I want to gt back to a place where I feel powerful and in control. I know I can feel powerful and in contro... Read more
Girl Scout Cookies
These are pure evil. They are, apparently, all a trigger food for me. I just an entire box of the shortbreads. Yes......a whole box! YUCK! I feel ill........
It's over. I tracked it. I need to try to not go to the self-blaming. What I need ... Read more
I Got an Award!
Well, I'll be.....I checked my email today and found out I got a Consistency Award from Sparkpeople! This is big for me because consistency is something I struggle with. If I can't do something perfectly 100% of the time, I'm likely to stop tryi... Read more
My neighbor brought over a loaf of banana bread she had baked last night. I ate SEVERAL pieces over the course of the day. Apparently, no one else in my house likes banana bread (who ARE these people??!!!?!?) so I threw it in the trash!! Yes, I ... Read more
2010.....When Did THAT Happen?!?!
Wow, so it's 2010. I remember figuring out how old I'd be in the year 2000 and thinking how freakishly old 38 sounded. I'll be 48 this year. I FEEL about 28 still, so it's all just odd!
So, I want to get myself back. Somewhere inside me the... Read more
For the past couple of days I have not been listening to my body. I have been eating too many calories, and they are empty calories, from wine, pretzels, etc. I have not excerised once this spring break. Not once. I need to learn from this and h... Read more
Well, I'll Be!
I'm stunned! I did Weight Watchers for years and stayed roughly the same weight. I think I'm the type of person who wants to "cheat" or try to "get away with something" when I follow someone else's program. So, I've been following my own progra... Read more
Long Time No Post..........
You know, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
I know I will always be interested in living a healthy lifestyle. I know I will always enjoy good food and wine. I know I will always feel better after I exercise. I've been in... Read more
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"Mommy's belly is SOOOOO big!"
That's what my 5 year old daughter said earlier today. Wow. I was stung, of course. I told her that my feelings were hurt and that it's not polite to comment on how others look. Then I went into the bathroom and cried.
I cried because she'... Read more