Where Did the Hunger Go? (July Goal Update)
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      4 comments

Today is the second day of my experiment/goal not to eat bread and cut other carbs except for vegetables and fruits in half. Yesterday was tough, but last night around bedtime I realized I wasn't insanely hungry and searching for snacks. I usual... Read more
Falling Off the Wagon Hurts (July Goals and Thoughts Knocking Around my Head)
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      5 comments

Sorry this is so long; it's been 3 months and I really needed to get thoughts out of my head. In April our financial situation worsened to a point that the internet was turned off for a month. Without my support system here and the interne... Read more
I Haven't Abandoned Spark People (or My Goals!)
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      5 comments

Unfortunately I'm having some internet issues and I'm not able to log in or track every day right now but I'm keeping on track as best I can and miss the community a lot. Hopefully the issue will be solved in a couple days. I just wanted to leav... Read more
My Surprising Benefit from Exercise
Saturday, March 16, 2013      7 comments

I happened to test my resting heart rate today; first time since the first day of my diet about 2 and a half months ago. I consistently came in between 80-100 before, and I was super surprised to find that my heart rate was 68 today. It seems lo... Read more
I Finally Got a SmartPhone!! Yay for Fitness Apps!
Sunday, March 10, 2013      9 comments

Yay!! Now I can download lots of nifty exercise apps to use for running. I've been bursting to try a few apps for over a year, but it took a while to save up enough for a phone since I don't use contracts. I can't wait to get Zombies! Run!... Read more
*GASP!* Did I Really Drink That!?
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      8 comments

I've been doing so well that today I decided to try a frozen hot chocolate from DQ. Wanted to try one for months and never got around to it. I never eat out so I thought once in my life couldn't hurt. We get to the drive-thru and my mom as... Read more
Training for Running Begins Now, or Two Weeks Ago. There Goes my Cart Past the Horse.
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      2 comments

I recently started training to run; which at this point is still a fast walk.. indoors. However, I've noticed I'm already getting better and I hope to be alternating running and walking outside by the time it's warm enough. Running is something ... Read more
Cookie Rush - Healthy Cookies (Pic and Recipe) and My Sugar Addiction
Monday, February 25, 2013      5 comments

Since I've started my diet I've been more lenient on my diet than I have on working out. I don't pig out every day, but I mainly focus on cutting back on butter and most junk food and I eat a portioned amount of my dinner whatever it may be. I d... Read more
Anxiety is Ruining My Life
Friday, February 08, 2013      5 comments

This bothers me a lot and I don't feel like I have anyone I can talk to, so I'm venting a little. I've suffered with extreme anxiety for years, gradually worsening as I age. It's the reason for most of my weight gain, due to emotional eati... Read more
Month One: Done and Done (Long) Recap!
Thursday, February 07, 2013      2 comments

First off, since this became a monster post I wanted to say "thank you" to SparkPeople and the entire community here at the top. Everyone's support helped me keep motivated through the month, and made me think twice before quitting. I've also me... Read more
I Almost Gave Up Today
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      7 comments

For the past couple weeks I haven't seen much change in my weight or measurements. In fact, I only lost one pound the week before last, and my Wii Fit game (Which is the only scale I have right now.) said I gained a pound last week although I st... Read more
My Biggest Weight Loss Fear is Being Realized!
Thursday, January 31, 2013      3 comments

Today my arms felt sore from my workouts so I was touching them and I noticed they're finally started to look and feel smaller. I'm rounding out my first month and was worried because they were staying the same while I was losing inches everywhe... Read more
A Very Bumpy Week 3 Has Ended. Nice Try, Depression.
Sunday, January 27, 2013      0 comments

I'm so glad week 3 is over and I'm still alive. Week 3 has been terrible. I hit the occasional rough spot with my depression and my sleep, appetite, and mood suffered as a result. Weighed this morning and found that I gained a pound since Thursd... Read more
Broke Through a Major Case of the Lazies Today.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday I couldn't drink more than 8 glasses of water, where I'm used to 12-15, due to our well being frozen. As a result I got a bit of a headache and I wasn't able to sleep last night. That threw the entire day off today, I napped all day an... Read more
Measurement Time!
Monday, January 21, 2013      3 comments

I cheated a little and did my measurements a couple weeks early. I couldn't wait any longer. lol Overall I was pleased to have lost 2 inches in my midsection. Though, Didn't see any change in my arms and neck. Will have to do some extra arm exer... Read more

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