2 hours of sleep with 6 more hours of work to go
Friday, October 19, 2012      0 comments

So very sleepy. That TOM showed up yesterday and the suffering set in around 1030 last night (this is fairly typical for me with PCOS and other known issues) and did not stop until 5am...No sleep for me. I am predicting that a nap will be h... Read more
Day 4 of no scales
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      2 comments

I have not really thought about what I weigh all day... I have counted my calories and planned out what I will have this evening to stay within range, made quite a few mental notes of what I could be doing better, talked to hubby about fina... Read more
Day 3 of no scales
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      6 comments

Today is day 3 in which I do not possess a set of scales...To ensure that I won't be hugely disappointed in myself when I weigh in next I am being very careful with my nutrition. My eating is going fine, but I find I am going through daily ... Read more
Compliments are so nice!
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      1 comments

At work this morning on my way to a meeting a co-worker/friend of mine was waiting for me at the office door about 50 feet away and gave me what I thought was a funny look. I thought I was late for the meeting...When I got up to the office door ... Read more
Weekend challenge - total failure
Monday, October 15, 2012      1 comments

Well I had great intentions and plans for this weekend and they all went to pot. I have no one to blame but myself and laziness. I'm not going to beat myself up over this, but I have set my mind to getting back on track and I have aske... Read more
The weekend challenges aweight...see what I did there?
Friday, October 12, 2012      1 comments

So I have noticed a trend in my food tracking, I have no problem tracking through out the work week, staying on track is pretty easy Monday to Friday, but by Friday at 5 is when I feel like I lose control over my time and what food is available ... Read more
Giving up coffee?
Thursday, October 11, 2012      1 comments

Anyone that knows me is well aware of my affinity for the warm nutty goodness that is called coffee. I am dependent it on it and fairly grumpy without it. I went cold turkey once in college and felt wonderful. Had more energy my TOM was eas... Read more
If I'm honest with myself - Gets a little serious readers be warned.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      3 comments

Well today I have been on sp for 45 days, I was down a total of 16 lbs for a while, got a little lazy and didn't lose anything for a week and then went MIA for about a week to 10 days in which I gained 6 lbs, so 45 days and 10 lbs down. I ... Read more
Bad day- total downer vent - readers beware!
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday sucked. My sister had been badgering me for the better part of 2 weeks to try a ladies boot camp class with her. I kept telling her that I thought it would be way above my fitness level and that I would rather wait till after Chri... Read more
10 lbs in 31 days self-challenge
Monday, October 01, 2012      1 comments

I have decided that I am going to challenge myself to be 10 lbs lighter by the end of October. I weighed this morning at 226.5 but I had a very naughty weekend at the cottage with lots of "campfire" treats and high cal mid-afternoon snacks so I ... Read more
31 on Sparkpeople
Friday, September 28, 2012      0 comments

I passed the 30 day mark yesterday without even realizing it. The ironic thing is that my 1 month milestone was celebrated by me by eating everything that crossed my path. 2 chocolate bars 2 bags of chips Chinese food for lunch Abo... Read more
Treading water - instead of sinking
Friday, September 21, 2012      0 comments

I am feeling kind of unmotivated today. I did not eat well yesterday, even though I stayed within my range, my new scale told me what I was afraid to hear..That my old scale was off by a good 4 lbs, so blah. So today I am just going through... Read more
Some things that used to taste good but now surprisingly..does not
Friday, September 21, 2012      1 comments

It's only been about 3 weeks since I have been tracking, eating very clean and really avoiding processed foods as much as I can. Yesterday I was running late and failed to pack my lunch, no problem, I have a little coffee shop across the ha... Read more
Doubts - Just like fat, easy to gain, tough to lose
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      2 comments

This morning my bathroom scales died. (RIP Scales you've had a large weight to bear over the last 10 years). Normally a small home appliance going kaput wouldn't throw me into a world of doubt about my efforts and successes. But this parti... Read more
7 Week Goal - Not to give up
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      0 comments

I have been on basically every diet that you can think of (like a lot of us on here). I start out strong, hard core even, have great results for about 5 weeks and then...Burn out. This is when I historically start saying well, I can have a ... Read more