BSONKE's Blogs

Building Trust
Thursday, February 02, 2017      0 comments

I am reading a book for my new job called Speed of Trust by Stephen Covey (jr, not sr). I love that the organization I am going to puts trust as one of the centerpieces of its organizational behaviors... but realized that I had some work to do i... Read more
Coping with fear
Saturday, January 21, 2017      7 comments

I came to an uncomfortable realization today... I'm scared of this journey. I think I've figured out why - it has to do with being afraid of what my results are going to tell me about myself. While I may not be able to run a marathon or win any... Read more
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      3 comments

Temptation is the worst. I promised myself that I'd stay away from the scale for a month in order to get my bearings, and because I've been doing well and feeling so much better, I'm desperately tempted to check where things are at on the scale.... Read more
Check in
Monday, January 16, 2017      2 comments

I have been pretty good about increasing my activity level, but I have not been doing so great in keeping my eating within the calorie limits that would allow me to actually lose weight. On the positive side of things, I'm feeling better about m... Read more
Weighty thoughts
Monday, January 09, 2017      2 comments

Ah, the scale. My old friend, my old nemesis. When I did Weight Watchers, I had a near pathological obsession with weigh-in days. If it was a morning weigh-in (any time before 12:00), I couldn't eat or drink anything other than a sip of water if... Read more
Taking a breath
Friday, January 06, 2017      0 comments

I have not been successful at eating without distractions at 2/3 meals over the past few days. Inside my head, my panic voice is screaming, "Now what? You couldn't even stick with this one little thing, how are you ever going to make the kinds o... Read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      1 comments

Every time I admit that I'm going to start attempting to lose weight, I seize up with fear. About a decade ago, I was at my highest weight ever - nearly 220lbs. Almost seven years ago, I hit my lowest weight since high school - the lower 150s. O... Read more