CARPEDIEM1982's Blogs

Down and out
Sunday, February 17, 2013      3 comments

Well, I had a setback this week...... my weight went from 189 lbs to 191.5 lbs. I am so disappointed in myself. In fact, I stopped blogging, posting, even coming to sparkpeople since my weigh in Friday morning. But I was able to realize that thi... Read more
Stress hindering weight loss...
Saturday, February 09, 2013      1 comments

So in a previous blog, I said I was going to research a few questions I had regarding stress and weight loss... here are the ones I wanted to focus on: Can stress directly affect our weight loss? ... Read more
Side By Side...O the excitement!
Friday, February 08, 2013      9 comments

I originally started my journey in October and was very sporadic with the weight loss. I can't even say it was a true attempt. But that is when I took the BEFORE pictures at 215 lbs. Today I weigh 189 lbs. I told myself that at each 20-25 lb wei... Read more
Thursday Weekly Weigh In
Friday, February 08, 2013      3 comments

Today I am down another 2.5 lbs. This time it has been over 2 weeks since my scale broke last week. Still super pleased and excited to see a loss on the scale! I was wondering today, whether or not stress messes with our weight loss journey... Read more
Blessed...But this is some deep stuff...
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      2 comments

Last night I had a great conversation with a friend of mine... I think it lasted around 3 hours. She sure is something else- huge motivator, inspirational with her spiritual values, and a great parent! Not too much to do with me losing weight, b... Read more
No weigh in today
Thursday, January 31, 2013      1 comments

So upset- my scale literally broke today. Really?!?! Ugh... I have a nervous feeling not being able to weigh in today. This week has been hard with my food intake. Do I skip weigh in completely this week? I think that is why I am nervous be... Read more
Daily Spiritual Photo 1/24/13... a little late
Friday, January 25, 2013      1 comments

I'm a tad bit late on my daily spiritual photo for 1/24/2013... The frog in the picture actually symbolizes the start of my healthy lifestyle changes...the start of God opening a new door for me. My mom gave this frog to me on 12/26/12 before ... Read more
Thursday, January 24, 2013      0 comments

I still haven't figured out if blogging is my "thing" or not. I often come here and open up the blog post as if I am going to write something...but than I don't. Until I have a real clear cut handle on my lifestyle changes, I'm not sure I w... Read more
What a great 2 weeks!
Friday, January 18, 2013      0 comments

I am not going to lie, I have my ups and downs. But I have had much more control again this week. So proud of myself. My motivation has come from the fact that my health conditions are killing me... Recently I had surgery, my blood sugars ... Read more
Under 200? How did I get OVER 200?
Friday, January 11, 2013      4 comments

When I weighed myself yesterday, I wasn't as happy as I thought I would be. It was because I was still holding a grudge with myself that I let myself get to the weight I was at for the past 6 months (over 200lbs). And today, I ask myself W... Read more
Impossible Vs. Possible
Monday, October 29, 2012      1 comments

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination. -Tommy Lasorda Ain't that the truth Tommy! I am determined to take control of my health and body today. It is not possible to wait another day to wor... Read more
Time to evict the major stress!
Sunday, June 03, 2012      0 comments

I need to find out ways to deal with my stress besides binge eating or smoking a cigarette. I have to realize that my life is just going to always have a ton of it- especially with my family and the line of work I am in. I have starting wa... Read more
Buh-Bye Bad Omentum!
Friday, March 02, 2012      2 comments

I never new that I had another organ in my body-functioning to cause inflammation and constant metabolic changes in my body.... the big bad omentum. So this is what I have to say to you, big bad omentum. BUH BYE!!! See ya later! I'm going ... Read more
Seizing the Day
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      1 comments

Every day is SO precious! I can't help but realize that even more now. Family is so important and you can't take life for granted. Cleaning can wait so you can play a game with your child. It is o.k. to "live out of laundry baskets" to spend ti... Read more

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