Back to square one, but not giving up
Three years ago I took a huge step to get my health under control by losing weight. In a little over 6-7 months I lost 40 pounds and began to change my life...then...life changed for me. It's not easy to make positive changes when so much nega... Read more
Sweating like a pig
You have ready my blogs about my struggles. You have helped me through the rough patches and cheered me on through the good times. I thank you all for you time in reading my rants and accomplishments. And FINALLY, I'm truely back.
A li... Read more
Could one diagnoses be the key?
I have recently learned that there may be more going on with me than I first thought. Many of you know that I am MIA from this site for long periods of time and then come back all confident and ready to make a difference only to stick around a ... Read more
The biggest cliche out there is the person who says that with a New Year they intend to make all these outstanding goals for their lives including losing weight, stop smoking, spend more time with the family, take a vacation, save more money, et... Read more
Being honest with myself
I've noticed the changes that are taking place in me since I've begun to gain weight back. It was so much fun and exciting with I first started to realize the changes happening when I was losing weight. The little things like feeling that ther... Read more
You are capable of doing more than you think you are!
I'm so proud of myself today! I've had a long journey to where I am now. At one point, I lost 40 pounds and because of struggles in my life, I gave up for a while. I ened up gaining about 15 pounds of that back. I'm upset I allowed myself to ... Read more
My first offical walk/run!
I've been telling myself for years that one day I want to run as part of my exercise. I also thought I was too heavy and on top of that, it is embarrissing to run in front of others. Well, after watching the Biggest Loser, I realize that even ... Read more
"Let's Get It Started!"
About this time a couple years ago, I was looking at myself in the mirror and realizing, I was a very unhealthy person. Like so many others at the first of the year, I made the dedication to get healthy. However, unlike many people, I stuck to... Read more
A move becomes my chance
For lack of a better word, my life has been screwed up this past year. When you are not happy with your life and things just seem to be wrong all over, motivation to lose weight and be healthy goes out the door too. And I can admit to myself, ... Read more
Some moments of reflection
I'm sitting here piecing together all the feelings, advice, motivation, concerns, and even tough criticism I've been given over the past 24 hours. Right after I wrote my last blog, I immediately saw an outpouring of support and a desire to hel... Read more
I'm really struggling
I know that many of you have been there when you just don't want to care anymore. Well, I've reached that place and gone beyond. Not only have I come to that area of I just don't want to care, but I don't even think about ways to fit in a work... Read more
I'm hope to inspire a friend
In a few hours, I'll be going to pick up a friend who I haven't seen in 6 years! The last time we were together, it was at her wedding. Since then, we have only recently started talking again. Nothing went wrong with our friendship, we just l... Read more
Another pound fell off last night...
Just had to share that I woke up this morning and had to step on that scale to be sure yesterday's weight wasn't a dream. Not only wasn't it a dream, but some time during the night, another pound fell off...WHAT? Is my body finally starting to... Read more
YES! YES! YES!
I'm am a recovering scale addict...LOL! I used to literally weigh myself every time I walked in the bathroom or even walked past it. I've done much better about not doing that. I only weigh myself in the morning when you are more at your true... Read more
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I'm doing the right things
I knew that when I made the decision to get back on track that I wouldn't be able to jump back to that place where I was when I started gaining weight back again. I knew it would have to be a slow process and I'd have to build myself back up ag... Read more