So, I'm learning that I just really am not able to "get away with" off plan behavior anymore. I'm not talking about a bite of something, I'm talking about seriously off plan behavior, like too much alcohol, too much popcorn, too much ice cream, ... Read more
I am struggling to build momentum and ride the wave of being on plan. I do well for a few days, then decide to have a treat and end up going way off plan for a few days. Then I resolve to get back on track and repeat the same pattern a few days ... Read more
Yes, Steven Tyler is playing in my head!
I see it's been a long time since I blogged. I've been on a steady increase in weight for the past couple of years. It really piled on last year and I found myself in the 250s again. Not quite where ... Read more
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
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
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
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
Someone on another board I participate in posted a link to this blog about the myth of AFTER:
https://cannebodyhearme. wordpress.com/2015/04/13/t he-after-myth/
After reading her thoughts on being the "after" ver... Read more
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
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
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 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
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