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Wednesday, June 07, 2017      3 comments

Back to it! Over the past week, I've made several decisions to be proud of. I've been: -tracking all my food -decreasing sugars -making smoothies again (all veggies and fruit) -moving my body more -joined the SparkCoach premium program... Read more
Picking myself up again...
Sunday, July 29, 2012      3 comments

I'm back...again. Fortunately, a couple of things have changed for the positive since the last time I said that. For one, I have now integrated into my life attendance at Overeaters Anonymous meetings twice per week. I am actively worki... Read more
And the cycle starts again...
Saturday, May 28, 2011      5 comments

After another cycle of losing my motivation and jumping ship, I am back. I have reached my limit. This time I am feeling more disgusted with myself, because I am at the highest weight I have ever been in my life. I was on prednisone for a goo... Read more
Celebrations for today...
Sunday, December 13, 2009      3 comments

- Started the day out right by getting up relaxed, listening to my DAB, breathing deeply, and being thankful for the day. I also really enjoyed the sound of the rain. - Before making my first meal of the day, I decided to get in some empty-st... Read more
Another good day!
Sunday, December 13, 2009      0 comments

Well, I have now gone more than a week without making excuses for not exercising. Every day this week, I have either walked or gone to the gym, exercising no less than 15 minutes. I am celebrating my success right now!!! Woooo hoooo! I'm on ... Read more
I kicked butt at the gym tonight!
Friday, December 11, 2009      3 comments

I kicked butt at the gym tonight! I didn't even want to leave! I worked my butt off. And I feel good.... Read more
Motivation crushed in 2 seconds...
Thursday, December 10, 2009      4 comments

OK - so in my last blog entry, I wrote that I am trying to discover how to keep my motivation going. Well, this morning, I discovered in 2 seconds how to crush it. I weighed myself. Today, after a week of eating a bit better, but most importa... Read more
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      1 comments

I just read over my blog from all the way back in 2007. I noticed a significant pattern. After a week or two, my biggest issue is motivation. I'm sure this is fairly common, but I think it is crucial for me to notice and acknowledge this fact... Read more
Successes for today
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      1 comments

Celebrating my successes today: - Even though it was raining, I made NO EXCUSES. I went to the gym and did 20 minutes on the elliptical and stretched. - I moved my body on purpose at other opportunities during the day. - I didn't buy a... Read more
3 out of 4 ain't bad!
Sunday, December 06, 2009      3 comments

OK...when I wrote last time, I had walked 2 days in a row (Thurs & Fri). I said I would no longer make excuses for not getting exercise. I would walk every day. Short of not being able to was going to happen. It would figure th... Read more
It's time again...
Saturday, December 05, 2009      0 comments's time again. I'm back. I'm feeling disturbed and at my "bottom" again. I'm ready to make a change again. Yes, I see a pattern. Yes, I see a cycle of compulsive (dare I say, addictive) behavior. Yes, I am a glutton and compul... Read more
Gained a pound... :-(
Tuesday, November 13, 2007      2 comments

Well, I gained a pound this week! Sucks... I was going to say it was a terrible week, but that would be "all or nothing" thinking. I had a few bad days, lots of people over this week, ate out of my plan several days, and didn't do much ex... Read more
Cardio? I don't think so...
Tuesday, November 06, 2007      1 comments

Does playing golf on the Wii really count as cardio? I have my doubts. But I figure it's better than sitting on the couch. I honestly don't feel like getting on the treadmill tonight. My motivation is waning, but I will perservere. ... Read more
A bit of a rough day, physically
Saturday, October 27, 2007      0 comments

Today I did probably the least amount of exercise I've done in the past week and a half. I don't feel like doing the resistance training (from yesterday) or the core workouts from the 1-day challenge. I am just spent. My neck hurts, I had a head... Read more
Relapse is part of recovery, right?
Tuesday, October 23, 2007      2 comments

They say relapse is part of recovery. Well, I'm a compulsive overeater, and for the past 6 months, I've had a total relapse. I was losing weight, getting healthy, minding my own business (went from 245 to 200 lbs.) when WHAM! Sickness a... Read more

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