Weekend planning
Friday, January 25, 2013      1 comments

Over the past couple of weeks the biggest thing that I have learned is that I need to plan my weekends better. Not just what I am going to eat, but what I am going to do if I get bored that does not involve eating. One of my biggest enem... Read more
Fruit and Veggie Cleanse
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      1 comments

Has anyone ever done a fruit and veggie cleanse where you only eat fruits and vegetables? I have done one before, but I lasted about 4 days before I binged worse than before. Does anyone have any tips on if I do it how to fight cravings and no... Read more
Fell off the wagon this weekend
Monday, January 14, 2013      4 comments

This weekend was a ton of fun! I went to visit friends down by my parents on Saturday and then went shopping on Sunday in Plattsburgh. Our shopping days are pretty extensive because the nearest big name stores are an hour away, so we make a da... Read more
Getting harder
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      6 comments

Holy cow today has been HARD!!! Just after I was firmly convinced if I said it was easy and kept thinking it would be easy that it would be easy. The plus side is that between not smoking with the group after staff meeting, not eating a single... Read more
Feeling pretty good!
Monday, January 07, 2013      4 comments

After a couple of days of really watching my calorie intake I am finding my sugar cravings are going down. I've been trying to eat mostly protein and vegetables, although I have been having Glucerna shakes in the morning. Any carbs I am eating... Read more
First Successful Day in a Long Time
Sunday, January 06, 2013      3 comments

I am super proud of myself for yesterday! I worked out the minute I got up, ate within my calorie range all day and I only had my designated snack after dinner. Plus I haven't had a cigarette since Thursday, which is HUGE! I kept telling... Read more
Current Challenges
Saturday, January 05, 2013      4 comments

The past few days have gone fairl well on the eating healthy spectrum. I have done some exercising, but not as much as I would like to. I am finding I am having a hard time not snacking after dinner. I thought it would be easier once I got ri... Read more
Positive Attitude
Thursday, January 03, 2013      4 comments

I was pretty bummed out yesterday, but today I am more confident and optimistic. I have found through my experience that when I am positive, even if I am feeling down, I can get much more accomplished and stick to my goals. Most of the time ju... Read more
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      2 comments

Everyone has their own reality, but I have come to realize through a couple of conversations with my sister that my reality is quite skewed. I was thinking about this over the past couple of months, but it never really hit home until the other ... Read more
Goals for 2013
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      2 comments

Well I'm back on sparkpeople and I wanted to create some goals that will get me started on my healthy living journey. 1) Eat more vegetables and fruit than other types of food 2) Stay on sparkpeople even if I fall off the bandwagon 3) ... Read more
Overcoming Emotional Traps
Thursday, March 01, 2012      2 comments

So today I had a healthy balanced meal planned out for dinner, was all prepare with my workout routine and my wife said something so irritating after I ate I just walked into the bedroom an read some information online about the GI index. I was... Read more
Office Motivation
Thursday, February 23, 2012      1 comments

I work in an office of four people. We have people coming and going all day, but for the most part it is just the four of us. Two of us are on health kicks. We have been doing lunges to the bathroom or copier, leg lifts while talking on t... Read more
The Only Thing Holding Me Back is Myself
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      2 comments

So it's not a shocking discovery or something new, but for some reason it is resonating with me today. There is absolutely no reason I can't be fit. None at all. The only thing holding me back is fear. Fear of failing, fear of cra... Read more
Misfortunes and looking forward
Monday, January 02, 2012      3 comments

Wow the past two weeks have been a whirlwind! We had two family concerns and my dad was in the hospital for awhile, but he ok now. So now the 2012 has rolled it is time to rev myself up. I have lost my exercise routine the past weeks in addit... Read more
Motivated and Discouraged at the same time
Wednesday, December 14, 2011      1 comments

Yes, it is actually possible. I'm motivated because I just finished the 2nd workout in the couch to 5k program. I HATE running and I really want to actually enjoy it. So I am hoping this program helps me enjoy running a bit more while get... Read more

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