February Goal Setting - New Goals, New Focus
Tuesday, February 03, 2015      5 comments

Still here, still kicking. Though admittedly it's *that time* of the month and I'm not kicking as much as I am couch sitting and resting up. I did have my last moment of frustration with the scale last Friday. I weighed and it was up again ... Read more
Making a big decision - Week 3 in Review
Monday, January 26, 2015      9 comments

Week 3 (my week runs Friday-Thursday), I kind of panicked and weighed myself every day to see how my weight was fluctuating. It snuck up at the beginning of the week, but by my typical weigh in day it was right back at 237.8, same as the previou... Read more
Pushing through the 2 week slump
Monday, January 19, 2015      5 comments

I've been working on my "baby steps" plan for the past two week and a half weeks. Some Fireball whiskey and I got a little too friendly Friday night and I was pretty hungover the next morning. 2 weeks in is the point, any time I start to make he... Read more
Dealing with Depression - Week 2 in Review
Saturday, January 17, 2015      5 comments

So I was a little bummed yesterday. I got on the scale and gained half a pound this week. I'm not stressing too much about it. I mean, geez, I dropped 6 pounds the first week, I figured my body might be in a little bit of shock. But still, I wou... Read more
Gotta push through life's twists and turns
Tuesday, January 13, 2015      8 comments

Ugh. So I was feeling pretty good after last week. We went out to eat Mexican food Friday night, but I didn't sweat it. I got a grilled chicken, pepper, and onion mix and only ate about half of it with a few tortillas. I ate a few chips. Drank a... Read more
Not a Bad Start - Week 1 in Review
Friday, January 09, 2015      7 comments

So I was really surprised at dropping 6 pounds this week. I expected around a 2 or 3 pound drop just due to "water weight." I really upped my water intake and cut out the diet root beer. A lot of that was because I was out of it and was too lazy... Read more
2015 - The Year of Small Changes
Sunday, January 04, 2015      11 comments

The weight started creeping back this past year. My boyfriend B moved in May of 2014. Soon after, we both wound up with mono and were stuck on the couch for months recovering. We also both work from home on the computer all day, which is not con... Read more
Still Kicking + Friend's Moving Drrrrrama
Monday, July 29, 2013      5 comments

Yay, I'm still here! I'm 2 weeks in on my healthier eating habits and exercise and 2.2 pounds down. I was a little disappointed to see only a .2 pound loss this past week. I burned at least 500 additional calories than the previous week and ther... Read more
Monday, July 22, 2013      10 comments

Wow, that week off totally derailed me. I thought I had managed to push through it, then whammo, I disappeared for three months. Part of it was just being flat-out tired. Tired of the hours and hours of working out and just not feeling lik... Read more
Back to reality + Burgess Falls Pics
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      16 comments

I have to say I definitely enjoyed my week off. I had planned to get back to routine yesterday, but good old TOM decided to give that idea a swift kick in the pants. I know that day in particular is a rough, painful day for me that leads to work... Read more
Recharge: 75% Complete
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      8 comments

It's been an interesting week. My mini-vacation (a day and a half off from work) was AMAZING! I didn't really do anything exotic. I didn't get a lot accomplished that I had planned. I didn't mow, work on my car, or get teacher applications done,... Read more
A week off
Monday, April 08, 2013      14 comments

So I did a couple of dumb things this weekend: 1) Ended up having a serious cheeseburger craving that has still not been pacified. Today I am going to indulge and that will be it. No more cheeseburger for you, stomach! 2) Decided to wa... Read more
Manatee Gray...Offensive?
Friday, April 05, 2013      23 comments

So I heard on Bob & Tom (radio show) this morning about this story. Apparently someone was greatly offended because they saw the color name "manatee gray" on Target's plus-size clothing. Now Target's scrambling to fix this marketing snafu. ... Read more
The fast food indulgence that didn't turn me into a face-stuffing lunatic
Thursday, April 04, 2013      27 comments

Last night I had my first fast food meal in almost 3 months. I usually go to my parents house once a week to watch Justified (season finale last night...AWWWESOMEsauce!). Usually I budget my calories because I know they end up cooking stuff a li... Read more
Strength Level: Elite, Common Sense Level: Dingbat
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      15 comments

So once again, thank you all for you fantastic comments on yesterday's blog entry. There was a lot of great advice and support, which is something I know I can always count on from my SparkFriends. So yesterday I started the experiment of t... Read more

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