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  • Kink in my plans...

    7/23/2016 1:58:00 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    So Wednesday morning I woke up with tremendous chest pain. The kind that bends you over. I had been having some chest pain before off and on with... Read more

  • Scared but hopeful

    7/21/2016 8:31:00 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Well, I'm starting to feel better. My joins that were achy are less achy. My neck is less stiff. Well, less painful. Trying to describe this ... Read more

  • Failure versus success

    7/20/2016 2:06:42 PM, by JENSTRESS

    Want to know the reason you fail? You. The reason I fail, it has ALWAYS been me. Why? Is it because failure feels more comforta... Read more

  • Life and other things

    7/20/2016 9:48:16 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Well, after the most stressful Monday, I kept figuring things out. 1) I'm very close to my goal weight, and because of that, I've been getti... Read more

  • Stresss stress and monday... Can I have a do over please?

    7/19/2016 9:20:53 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Ugh. Yesterday was one of the worst days. Just period. So I have Lyme disease. There is some pain and some symptoms that aren't enjoyable... Read more

  • Finally!

    7/16/2016 3:02:24 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    Well the scale finally moved in the right direction... Read more

  • Unpretty

    7/15/2016 12:42:10 PM, by JENSTRESS

    Since I've started to realize where some of my binges seem to come from (thinking I'm fat) I've really started to delve into my feelings. WHEN d... Read more

  • Hunger... games

    7/14/2016 9:27:06 AM, by JENSTRESS

    So, I have a fitbit. I've talked about it. The calorie estimation on the fit bit and the SP estimator don't entirely mesh. I don't sync it, be... Read more

  • Working through

    7/13/2016 1:02:21 PM, by JENSTRESS

    It really was a shock to me. Here I am, healthy, strong, really enjoying how I look most of the time, and honestly, pleased with my hard wor... Read more

  • Feeling less than

    7/11/2016 8:55:54 AM, by JENSTRESS

    I believe I figured out what hit me for my back slide. I was pretty stoked at how I rebounded, but I need to get to the root of things so th... Read more

  • It happened.

    7/10/2016 1:50:31 PM, by JENSTRESS

    And I'm kind of relieved. I really screwed up. I was on point at the start of my vacation. I worked out, ate right, did great. The last day... Read more

  • Busy...

    7/9/2016 1:02:42 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    Well it's good and bad this week. I worked a 60 hour week at the warehouse . I am a little frustrated by the fact that I gained a po... Read more

  • It's Dropping while I'm Lifting

    7/3/2016 4:42:01 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    So as some of you know I have been working in a warehouse. I do some heavy lifting (up to 75 pounds) all day. I worked 9 hour days ... Read more

  • Backfiring

    6/30/2016 8:58:18 AM, by ALEXXX21

    Have you ever had a special event..a hot date...a beach weekend...a party...where you think if you could cut off just another 1 lb or 2 you would... Read more

  • Losing, maintaining, and living

    6/29/2016 11:55:07 AM, by JENSTRESS

    I've never done this well. I've never made it this far. I've been this weight before, but not this fit with it. Life has been unex... Read more

  • Baby steps toward moderation

    6/25/2016 9:27:51 PM, by JENSTRESS

    A few days ago I posted about enjoying less that a serving of chocolate and then going about my day. I'm still kind of stunned I was able to do... Read more

  • Your thighs are just too big!

    6/24/2016 3:33:49 AM, by VICTORYPOWER

    "Look at those thighs. Your thighs are just too big!" This is what the sister of a business associate said to me yesterday. I was embarrasse... Read more

  • Taming the sugar beast?

    6/23/2016 3:23:06 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I don't usually do two blogs in one day. But as you know, I've been craving chocolate. Or if you didn't know... FYI, I've been cravin... Read more

  • Exhausted

    6/23/2016 10:17:01 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Well, fighting off these cravings should count as a workout. (hahaha) I hate feeling this way. The weather doesn't help (sunshine helps me ... Read more

  • Ugh.

    6/22/2016 8:36:08 PM, by JENSTRESS

    All week I've wanted to eat. I've wanted chocolate. I've wondered why, I've eaten healthy instead of eating junk, I've just been so hungry. ... Read more

  • Life time of LIFE

    6/21/2016 10:43:42 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Lately I've been seeing more and more people complain about not having the motivation to workout. Like motivation is this magic potion that ... Read more

  • Lifting for life

    6/20/2016 4:13:19 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I've been a yoyoer for so many years. When I was in college, I injured my knee during the volleyball season. That took a huge issue with ... Read more

  • Just when I wasn't thinking about it...

    6/16/2016 4:17:06 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I get hungry. Obviously. It is a side effect of being human. The last few nights (days?) I've been super hungry when I get home from wor... Read more

  • My closet

    6/15/2016 8:38:33 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Yesterday morning, as I was getting dressed, I looked in my closet. I have tons of clothes... some of them in sizes too small with tags on that ... Read more

  • here...

    6/14/2016 3:22:29 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I'm still here, just trying to make things work. I mean, they are, that is nice, weight comes off a tiny bit at a time, and I'm okay with th... Read more

  • Hunger or Craving

    6/10/2016 8:29:28 PM, by ALEXXX21

    Am I hungry? I know that seems like a silly question, but how many of us actually know. Sometimes, it's around meal time. I have to stop and thin... Read more

  • Hide and seek

    6/9/2016 1:58:11 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I had an interesting morning. I knew we were having a coffee club at work for clients. This means LOTS of sweets in my area as we discuss... Read more

  • The Stupidity of Planning a Binge Day

    6/7/2016 6:59:56 PM, by ALEXXX21

    Hi all - It has been ages since I blogged. I am happy to say I am doing very well. I have not weighed myself in a bit, but my cardio is waaaaay b... Read more

  • Making it work - imperfectly

    5/24/2016 11:07:55 AM, by JENSTRESS

    One thing I've learned from all of my weight loss journeys is that perfection is never attainable. Progress is. Learning is. You would t... Read more

  • Moderation in choices

    5/23/2016 9:54:47 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Oh my! This weekend was a whirlwind! Friday when I got home, I was SO hungry. My husband was on his way with food, and I was making ... Read more

  • Whole 30 - Day 8

    5/21/2016 8:30:54 PM, by JAMIRBLAZE

    Still going. Have been feeling a little run down the last few days, but I think as I am not drinking soda and am not a huge coffee drinker (at l... Read more

  • Making choices

    5/20/2016 10:58:23 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Yesterday was a CRAZY busy day. The teen had to work after school, and didn't get home until after dinner, so I didn't need to worry about... Read more

  • Tired of crap attitudes.

    5/19/2016 12:18:24 PM, by JENSTRESS

    Mostly just my own crap attitude. I don't get it. I'm pretty positive most days. I'm pretty happy with my progress and the timelines... Read more

  • One step forward, two steps forward

    5/18/2016 1:30:44 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I know, some people talk about two steps back, but I refuse to see anything as anything other than progress right now. I had a binge, yep. ... Read more

  • Whole 30 - Day 4

    5/17/2016 8:46:57 PM, by JAMIRBLAZE

    Thanks to everyone's comments on my blog the other day. Support and thoughts appreciated. I've been doing pretty well - not really any crav... Read more

  • Another step forward

    5/17/2016 10:12:01 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Well, all in all day 1 post binge (yesterday) was a success. I got a great workout in (kettlebells - I'm even a little sore today!!!) and I had ... Read more

  • In the moment

    5/16/2016 1:19:36 PM, by JENSTRESS

    It is amazing to me how "in the moment" people are. All of us. Sure, we look ahead or even back, but sometimes we are so in the moment we forge... Read more

  • I Think my Scale Needs New Batteries!!!

    5/14/2016 4:47:00 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    My scale has been stuck at the same weight for three weeks...almost to the point. I have been working hard on the weight loss. Trac... Read more

  • Whole 30 - Day 1

    5/14/2016 10:54:15 AM, by JAMIRBLAZE

    Today, I started Whole 30. Some background: From 2011 or earlier, I have had some periodic gastrointestinal issues. I have, even though fo... Read more

  • NSV and lessons learned and living life

    5/13/2016 10:41:47 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Things are going okay. Yes, I am still struggling with wanting the junk right now, and even at times, wanting to exercise, but I'm pushing throu... Read more

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