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Unexpected Insight
7/31/2014 6:14:58 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Recently. it became necessary that I take my fiancee's puppy into my home. Family circumstances and disagreements about the dog's well being forced us...  Read more


Starting Over Again
7/31/2014 4:31:31 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I joined SparkPeople in the summer of 2010, and when I stuck with the program I lost 35 pounds. Unfortunately, I fell off the path several times. I...  Read more


Day 211- Did ok I guess :-/
7/31/2014 3:27:55 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Alright so I just did "ok" yesterday. My birthday went really good the whole day and then the evening hit. It was hard not to overindulge, really hard...  Read more


"I know I'm not healthy."
7/31/2014 2:32:44 PM,  4 COMMENTS

"I know I'm not healthy" My therapist asked me how my weight affected my life, if I felt like a failure or like I had missed out on anything in l...  Read more


Vacation Recuperation
7/31/2014 2:20:59 PM,  0 COMMENTS

When I came home from New York, I stepped on the scale and saw 202. I wasn't upset because I knew I had gained a few from all the fun foods. I spent t...  Read more


Day 116: July is gone
7/31/2014 12:52:47 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today is the last day of July and I have big plans for August... a lot of non-scale goals. I am looking forward to moving forward in my journey. ...  Read more


The Better Sleep Challenge - Sleep Journal, Thursday-Friday
7/31/2014 11:29:27 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Thursday, July 31, 2014 1. What time did you wake up today? 6:53 AM. 2. What time are you lying down to go to sleep? 3. What, if a...  Read more


Day 13... Off to a bad start
7/31/2014 10:27:54 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Ugh....So I absolutely didnt get any sleep last night because of those damn cats. I was almost asleep early on but they were making such a racket tha...  Read more


Walking across the mile at a time
7/31/2014 9:43:34 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I just google-ed how far LA is from ATL and if I was to actually do it I would have to walk 2,176 miles to be able to get there. I am setting my goal...  Read more


Whoa stomach
7/31/2014 9:10:06 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well apparently I can't eat at Buffalo Wild Wings any more. I only went because mom was having a little meltdown about her car and needed some comfort...  Read more


Starting over.....
7/31/2014 8:44:02 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I am going to start counting from today all over again I have fallen way off the wagon so to speak..., I am picking up my white chip of shame and star...  Read more


Be a Dreamer- My first Bike Ride in 30 years
7/31/2014 8:25:22 AM,  52 COMMENTS

Went for a bike ride for the first time since I was in my 20's. WOW! I actually didn't plaster my pace into the ground this time. It was evening and...  Read more


Goal for Today
7/31/2014 7:59:34 AM,  1 COMMENTS

My goal for today is to not binge eat my feelings. I'm PMSing hard, and my hike with a friend got cancelled AGAIN. We have a huge box of gold fish I w...  Read more


Day 17: Done
7/31/2014 7:44:46 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I am done, done with smoking! I can't keep up the cost, smell, habit, or dependency on those little nasty things. I had quit for over a year before t...  Read more


12 from 50....thats alot to think about.
7/31/2014 7:37:55 AM,  1 COMMENTS

After a month that set me back (not by choice. 2 weeks of zoloft had a negative effect so bad I sent kids to grand parents and thd first day off I fel...  Read more


Weekly food prep
7/31/2014 7:34:30 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I've lately been experimenting with cooking all of my lunches on Sunday for the week. It's a life changer. It takes me maybe 2 hours, less if the fian...  Read more


The Start!
7/31/2014 7:18:59 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I thought it would be helpful to list my goals so I can keep track of them. In the past my goals have always been a number on the scale and then ever...  Read more


Today is the start...
7/31/2014 5:22:39 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Well I finally think that today I will be starting. I have been logging all food I have been eating but I've not gone out of my way to eat healthy. ...  Read more


7/30/2014 11:32:23 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I've had a pretty good few days. I've been sticking to week 2 of my workout plan in my notebook, even adding a few extra minutes every day with my dum...  Read more


Sick(ish) day
7/30/2014 11:05:50 PM,  0 COMMENTS
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My First Vlog! Yay!
7/30/2014 10:51:28 PM,  0 COMMENTS

After hours of vain attempts to get my video to upload to Spark the right way I finally gave up and just uploaded it to a 3rd party site, Vimeo, and I...  Read more


Binging Myself To Bad Health
7/30/2014 9:34:49 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I am currently 195 pounds. That is almost 200 pounds on a 5'3 body. I have borderline high cholesterol at age 25 and get winded walking up my apartm...  Read more


Starting to get back on track.
7/30/2014 6:25:04 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Been going at this off and on for a few months and my mind frame is back right. I'm sitting at 189 and I'm getting back into this. Did a workout video...  Read more


Bought a Dress!
7/30/2014 5:45:10 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Bought a super-cute Doctor Who-themed Dalek dress online... the first dress I've purchased for myself in YEARS! Not sure of the sizing, but I liked it...  Read more


7/30/2014 4:55:36 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I finally reached my 1st milestone…40 pounds gone!!!!! I am SO proud of myself, as I have achieved what I once felt was impossible. I still have a way...  Read more


Went on a trip, now time to get to work-- for real this time.
7/30/2014 4:29:59 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Since being with Mathew I have been *so* lazy. Just snuggling and going out to eat has been bliss. However, I think this time I really am serious to c...  Read more


7/30/2014 3:07:49 PM,  7 COMMENTS

So it's my birthday today! I'm super excited and so far today it has been great already. Still early afternoon so that's great! I was going to just sl...  Read more


What is this jogging thing?
7/30/2014 2:50:07 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So twice now I've gone to the park and ran/jogged/walked 3 miles. And I like it? Okay, so my "run" is really a slow jog/fast walk. But whatever. Norma...  Read more


Wednesday Weigh In #10: 7/23/2014 – Confessions edition!
7/30/2014 1:37:48 PM,  1 COMMENTS

As I’ve already mentioned, this has been a terrible week. My weight loss (or lack there of!) results reflect exactly what has happened to me. A lot of...  Read more


Day 115: I wont ever be skinny
7/30/2014 12:58:36 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I mean I will never be a model... and I am ok with that. I used to so badly want to look like someone else that was not me. I wanted a perfect body, f...  Read more


My Daily Motivation
7/30/2014 12:40:11 PM,  1 COMMENTS

My daily motivation is a simple quotation that I found somewhere on the internet (maybe pinterest), and I have it posted on the dry erase board on the...  Read more


7/30/2014 11:35:52 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Sparkcoach wants me to write, I know I've had a good workout when.....I was in a swimming pool. All othe4 forms of exercise just seem terrible an...  Read more


Recovering from depression, and from regain
7/30/2014 11:06:24 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I went into a deep depression for most of last year, and I slipped back into comfort eating. I avoided the scales, I avoided spark people. I could not...  Read more


Day 12 Still making progress
7/30/2014 10:47:31 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I stepped on the scale this morning and almost cried, I was so happy. 173.2!!!!!!!! After being stuck for a few days, I was getting discouraged. One...  Read more


The Better Sleep Challenge - Sleep Journal, Wednesday-Thursday
7/30/2014 9:09:50 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1. What time did you wake up today? 6:55 AM. 2. What time are you lying down to go to sleep? 11:00 AM 3....  Read more


Whoo-Hoo Workout Yesterday!
7/30/2014 8:21:04 AM,  3 COMMENTS

It's not a FULL - Whoo-Hoo, because I was so discouraged or rather intimidated, to take on the hill yesterday. I think I psyched myself out at the la...  Read more


7/30/2014 7:14:17 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Thanks to work and my fitbit I've reached my 10,000 steps a day twice so far this week! I have to work today and, everyday until Monday, so I think I'...  Read more


Back again!
7/30/2014 3:39:54 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I have fully recovered from giving birth to a beautiful healthy baby boy, and am ready to pick up where I left off on my weight loss journey. I g...  Read more


Keeping an eye on yourself
7/29/2014 9:37:10 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The past 3 weeks I have gained twice. This past weekend I did a big bike tour and I am sure some of that gain was from my muscles holding onto water....  Read more


Morning nap!
7/29/2014 8:56:34 PM,  0 COMMENTS
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