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  • Very Frustrated

    9/25/2017 11:25:05 AM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I don't think I've been this frustrated with myself in quite some time. I'm not sure why, but my weight simply isn't dropping. The only things ... Read more

  • Work out routine

    9/21/2017 11:29:01 PM, by WYOLOLITA

    This is my last post in regards to my personal trainer appointment. Previously I posted about nutrition 101 and my meal planning and... Read more

  • New meal planning.

    9/21/2017 10:55:05 PM, by WYOLOLITA

    Hello. This is my 2nd of three posts following a meeting with a personal trainer at my local Gold's gym. The first was about nutr... Read more

  • Nutrition notes

    9/21/2017 10:34:39 PM, by WYOLOLITA

    So this is post one of three where I am sharing some notes I have from my meeting with a personal trainer from Gold's gym. This post... Read more

  • new lunch

    9/19/2017 4:07:33 PM, by WYOLOLITA

    figures I would try something new. needless sandwiche... Read more

  • New Vision

    9/18/2017 2:45:18 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Lately, I've been struggling to find a goal to stick with. To be more precise, I have multiple goals and I'm not sure which to follow. I want t... Read more

  • A Failure and a Success

    9/11/2017 1:32:45 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Have you ever been pushed into doing something and you just on the verge of doing it and wimped out? I had that happen (in front of my girlfriend... Read more

  • Paths Forward

    8/30/2017 4:29:15 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I had my usual Monday session with my trainer moved to Tuesday this week. So, yesterday I was talking with him, and we began discussing goals. He... Read more

  • Getting back to my health

    8/26/2017 7:32:57 PM, by WYOLOLITA

    Hello friends. I have once again fallen behind on my health and am reigning myself back in. I cannot afford my gym yet but that is soon. I ... Read more

  • New Rewards Post

    8/25/2017 4:20:55 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    New Rewards Post: I'm currently at 239 pounds, which is crazy to think about. For reaching 235, I will get new running shoes.* For reaching... Read more

  • Fight!

    8/25/2017 3:54:16 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I've reached a point where I realized I have virtually ceased working out. This wasn't my intention. I just slowly lost interest and, with it, mo... Read more

  • Mindset Reset

    8/23/2017 1:17:42 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I realize lately that I've drifted off course. I began making excuses for my behavior. First it was due to the semester, which is perfectly valid... Read more

  • Positivity Motivates

    8/15/2017 11:00:41 AM, by NEOMATTLAC

    One of the big things on my mind lately has been positivity, in particular adding as much as possible to my life. There are two aspects to this: ... Read more

  • The New Spark-spective

    8/14/2017 4:48:28 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    So, my plan was that, once I got home yesterday, I'd go for a ~3 mile run. After all, I've got my Spartan Sprint on September 10th. Well, I hurt ... Read more

  • Training Focus

    8/3/2017 2:55:30 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I had a bit of a disconnect on Tuesday. My trainer showed me a video of me working out. I didn't look like myself. I am approaching slimness (whi... Read more

  • Building Habits Like Legos... Literally

    8/2/2017 2:10:53 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    As part of my gamification project, smaller point-items (literally, items worth a number of points, like how a quarter is worth twenty-five cents... Read more

  • Creating a System That You Can Live With

    8/1/2017 12:03:56 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Perhaps one of the most difficult part of my journey was creating a flexible and adaptive system that works for me. There are definitely times wh... Read more

  • Make It a Game

    7/31/2017 2:23:49 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I've got a new idea for a game that'll be really cool to implement! I'm going to make a real life version and I think I'll turn it into an app if... Read more

  • Gaining Control

    7/26/2017 1:53:49 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Ironic considering what my post yesterday was. Today, I was really stressing out because I haven't been losing weight, and angry at myself for ea... Read more

  • "Some" is Good Enough

    7/25/2017 3:00:46 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Tell you what, I've written up this blog entry twenty times on just as many topics (actually more). So, perfection, understanding, and percepti... Read more

  • Bleh

    7/13/2017 8:33:29 AM, by XXKIKYOXX

    Well, my doctor didn't call me with the results of my x-ray yesterday like he said he would. I was a bit bummed, because I'm really anxious to kn... Read more

  • Fingers Crossed...

    7/11/2017 7:52:18 PM, by XXKIKYOXX

    I went to the doctor today to have my cracked knee and varicose veins checked out. As expected, my doctor told me that there isn't a lot to be do... Read more

  • All Around

    7/10/2017 3:37:24 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I realize now that my shape is not the only thing that my exercise helps. My exercise and good habits sooo improve my mood, they help my postur... Read more

  • Getting on the ball.

    7/7/2017 10:36:36 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    Over the last few days, even a few weeks past, I have been thinking and observing myself compared to more slim people (i.e. my brother). When I w... Read more

  • Lost Oomph, Reward Offered

    6/30/2017 1:52:02 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Lately, it seems I've lost my overall oomph. I know that it's the habits and environment that I've lost, not the motivation, but it sure feels li... Read more

  • My Inspiration Post

    6/28/2017 4:57:45 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I figured, after 9 months on this journey, I should post up a blog of things that keep me going, excite me, and inspire me to go further. Basical... Read more

  • Another Short Entry and an Important Conversation

    6/27/2017 4:15:09 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Last week was a rough week me for me, for whatever reason. I really think it would have helped to have seen my trainer. That said, seems that I'm... Read more

  • Short

    6/23/2017 2:38:03 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Well, I found out why I don't go to be early. I've "taught" those around me that I'm available for messaging at night. I went to bed at 9, but di... Read more

  • Working Through a Problem

    6/22/2017 4:17:33 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Every day now feels like it ends in failure. I keep having great intentions on Monday and by Wednesday, I'm messed up. My general goal is to hit ... Read more

  • Running and Dancing

    6/19/2017 2:51:28 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Very interesting weekend. I learned to swing dance, had some great burgers, ran my first 5k, and had a very enjoyable weekend with a very enjoyab... Read more

  • Short and sweet!

    6/18/2017 7:13:40 PM, by VELVETALCHEMIST

    Menopause meds are done, my uterus is done being angry with me, and I've started the new BC today. BP was 116/74; so far so good. :) Bought... Read more

  • Circles, but Not Spirals

    6/14/2017 3:55:23 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I keep ending up combining the worst items together to create my own "perfect storm". Stress/anxiety, lack of sleep, a world of temptations, and ... Read more

  • Circles, but Not Spirals

    6/14/2017 3:54:39 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I keep ending up combining the worst items together to create my own "perfect storm". Stress/anxiety, lack of sleep, a world of temptations, and ... Read more

  • Little at a time

    6/13/2017 10:04:25 AM, by SQUIGGSIE

    It's tough to choose something healthy when I'm feeling sick to my stomach. Stupid migraines have been killing my progress and motivation. Every ... Read more

  • Heat is a Headache

    6/12/2017 7:51:51 PM, by DEMOGORGON92

    Literally. Summer isn't officially here yet, but it's already in full swing in Kentucky--and the heat has given me a headache for the last three ... Read more

  • 4,000 CALORIES?! and a date.

    6/12/2017 3:20:47 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I have a weird personality trait that I had virtually forgotten about. When I receive a particularly large amount of praise, my body rebels by me... Read more

  • Sugar Craving Log - Day 10

    6/7/2017 4:20:33 PM, by SARAHFROMCANADA

    I eat so much sugar its not even funny, but I don't have high blood sugar. Go figure. I think I am getting better at saying no to the foods I s... Read more

  • Pooch be gone

    6/7/2017 12:11:03 AM, by MEARA_ISHAYLIA

    Looking to get rid of my momma pouch. Ready for a hea... Read more

  • But what does it all MEAN, Basil?!

    6/6/2017 7:45:56 PM, by VELVETALCHEMIST

    So... where to begin? My doctor referred me to a new gyno for what was listed as "absent menses." I've been dealing with a jacked up menstrual cy... Read more

  • It's (Not) a Priority

    6/5/2017 12:42:05 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    It's definitely getting to that point where I'm having to make decisions based on priority. The current priority list is, unfortunately: Family... Read more

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