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Ditching the Dieting Mentality
Wednesday, November 07, 2012      12 comments

Step one of Intuitive Eating: ditch the dieting mentality. Done. I am so done. I am so tired of just being frustrated, angry and full of anguish. I am tired of feeling like I have to account for everything I put in my mouth, defend everythin... Read more
My Return...
Monday, November 05, 2012      12 comments

I dug it out and am re-reading the Intuitive Eating book. This book is so tattered and dog-eared from the first time I read it, I love it! I have been marking my way through the book and finding new insights that I missed the first go-round. ... Read more
Nourishing the inner psyche
Thursday, November 01, 2012      10 comments

Have you ever had that feeling when you feel like change is just around the corner? I do. I feel it. It is inside of me. I am dying for it. Right now. Right here. I know it isn't that easy I know I have to be patient and thing... Read more
Feeling lost
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      12 comments

I feel lost. Very, very lost at the moment. This has been tough. Right now I have so many things going on in my life I have had to step back and take a long, hard look at a lot of things. Last week, I came to terms with the fact that I a... Read more
HAES Manifesto
Monday, October 29, 2012      7 comments

pdf_files/HAES_Manifesto.pdf I can't recommend this book enough. For anyone who has struggled with body image, the constant struggle and fight to become "the perfect you", the constant belittlin... Read more
Seeking a Different Perspective
Friday, October 26, 2012      12 comments

Day 6... One of my all time favorite movies is Dead Poets Society. In particular this very seen when the teacher, Mr. Keating, has the boys stand up on a desk tellin... Read more
Day 5 - operation regain my mojo....
Thursday, October 25, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday was a much better day. I am bound and determined to feel better about things. I downloaded the book for my Kindle, "Heath at Every Size" it was highly recommended for someone in my situration who battles with self image directly rela... Read more
Day 4 -- What I know I don't want.....
Wednesday, October 24, 2012      11 comments

It is interesting reading other blog posts here on SP -- I find so much motivation from them. Thanks to Yoovie, I am now an avid follower of Nerd Fitness (hey anyone who con... Read more
Day 3- Harsh Realizations... input, suggestions welcome!
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      19 comments

Yesterday sucked. Sucked, sucked, SUCKED! I won't go into gory details, but someone close to me said something that I took very personally (which was meant only in fun, BTW) and let it ruin half of my day. I have hit the harsh realization, ho... Read more
Day 2
Monday, October 22, 2012      4 comments

Overall, yesterday was a great day! The weather was beautiful so I spent some time outside with my boys and played and went for a long walk with them in the evening. It was nice. I was pretty tired and when I am sleepy, I have the tendency to... Read more
Blog Challenge -- Day 1
Sunday, October 21, 2012      5 comments

I would lilke to attempt a bit of a daily blog. Blogging helps me in many ways, especially with mind clutter. When I can blog and dump the crap then I can free up my mind for more important things. I am really hoping to hit my laid out goals ... Read more
BLC Round 20 Halfway Mark -- successes and points to improve
Friday, October 19, 2012      10 comments

I foresee a very busy weekend in my future so I am taking advantage of the quiet alone time that I rarely (if ever) get. Herbal tea piping hot, music playing, kids nestled quietly and warmly in their beds. Six weeks into my twelve week goa... Read more
Flipping the Coin
Friday, October 12, 2012      9 comments

I have run into frustration. Frustration. Anger. Resentment. Irritation. Pure rage. I have hit that proverbial brick wall. The one that was coming. The one I was hoping to avoid. The one that puts me into a mild and other times deep... Read more
How Far I've Come...
Friday, October 05, 2012      10 comments

Here I sit. I am hurting a bit with knee pain. Knee pain isn't new to me. I hurt myself in a car accident when I was 18, that quite honestly, I can say I was lucky to live through. I was thrown out of a car going 85mph. Statistically, they ... Read more
10 Things I am Grateful For
Friday, September 28, 2012      8 comments

TGI-freakin'-F!!! Things are going very well. I have been very consistant this week with sticking with the Balanced Oxidizer plan. I can't say that I am following ... Read more

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