A little discouraged...
Monday, December 04, 2017      3 comments

After weeks of steady weight loss I have a small gain of .2 lbs. I know for most this could be considered a laughable thing to bum you out but with my history of weight-loss struggle it's a little devastating. I'm in this with my sister and co... Read more
Starting from scratch...again
Thursday, November 16, 2017      7 comments

So...the more into my 30's I get the more I realize I need to get my butt into shape, and no, I don't just mean fitness. I need to change my lifestyle, I've known for years but every year, every day I say - "tomorrow I'll start being healthier.... Read more
Starting from scratch - no shortcuts
Thursday, October 01, 2015      2 comments

Well, what I vowed would never happen, happened. After losing 30 lbs and maintained that weight loss I stress ate through two of the most heartbreaking incidents my family has faced, and hopefully will never face again. The stress eating AND s... Read more
Crap week food wise but still managed to lose a pound...
Saturday, January 28, 2012      1 comments

Had a big meeting that lasted two day, catered breakfast, lunch and dinner one night and I still managed to lose one pound. The first day we had omelet's with different protein plus fruit salad. For lunch we had sandwiches and I'll admit inste... Read more
Frustrated with how long it takes to lose the weight
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      2 comments

I had a discussion with my sister earlier today, she was voicing her frustration at how long it takes to lose weight. While I do agree it is frustrating it dawned on me to look at it this way, it's taken years (if not decades) to gain all this ... Read more
Tablets, and Laptops, and Smart Phones...OH MY
Sunday, January 15, 2012      1 comments

I am a self-admitted geek. I love all things tech related and technology has helped me utilize sparkpeople even more so than merely log into the main site. I'm starting to use my tablet for the Spark People work out vids and exercise demos. I... Read more
Working Out While Sick
Thursday, January 12, 2012      1 comments

I've had this discussion among my friends and co-workers about working out when you're sick. I come from the mindset if you're sick (bad cold, fever, sore throat, fever, etc) you should rest up - plenty of sleep and no work out. I don't think ... Read more
Outside Interference and the Irony behind it
Monday, January 09, 2012      1 comments

I'm the type of person who calculates her food the night before & gets her meals ready for the next day. I'm trying to cut out the foods I shouldn't eat (but unfortunately oh-so-love) yet I've run into outside interference trying to...shove it ... Read more
Portion Control & Mindless Eating
Sunday, January 08, 2012      2 comments

I think like others my main problem regarding dieting is portion control and what I call 'mindless eating'. I'm sure it's a trend among other overweight people (the portion control in particular) but I've noticed among my relatives (who there a... Read more
Work Challenges
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      2 comments

A large group of people at work have decided to do a biggest loser challenge for the next 12 weeks, am I wrong in not wanting to partake because I don't want people to know my weight (I'm the largest person in the group)?... Read more
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      1 comments

So, I 'attempted' to start SparkPeople a year ago, Jan 6 to be exact. I did really good for about a Month and then stopped logging in, stopped reading posts and stopped tracking my food. My excuse 'oh, I'm just so slammed with work & school I ... Read more
Regretting the Holidays
Thursday, January 06, 2011      3 comments

It's my fault, I didn't pay attention to what I was eating and now need to get my butt BACK in gear.... Read more
Anyone else having this problem...
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      5 comments

I will get mentally motivated to go & work out but when the time comes - nothing. I usually have to get the work out in in the AM, if I don't I will find excuses with "I'm too tired". But even then when the alarm clock goes off I snooze it an... Read more