Learning to Listen
Tuesday, June 25, 2019      2 comments

So I'm pregnant. To give you a quick recap. I've had a few failed pregnancies and we had to use IVF, so getting to 7.5 weeks pregnant is its own type of miracle. We're anxiously awaiting 12 weeks, so I can breathe just a little easier. As ... Read more
Finding a way
Tuesday, May 07, 2019      4 comments

Am I just coasting? I haven't been on track, but I haven't gotten completely off track. I did a 5k got a little worse time than usual, but my shoes weren't working for me, so I think that was a factor in my form. They've been demoted to nordic t... Read more
Wednesday, March 20, 2019      1 comments

I'm not sure I cna put my usual optimistic spin on things right now. I just need to vent. I'm having issues tracking. Remembering to track. I just feel overwhelmed. I'm supposed to be tracking all of my food. We're also trying to improve o... Read more
It is more than numbers
Wednesday, March 13, 2019      3 comments

Here's the thing... changing is more than just a number on the scale, the size number on my jeans, the calories I consumed, the calories I burned... Yeah the numbers matter actually they matter a lot, but it isn't all that matters. Alright ... Read more
Taking a Moment
Wednesday, October 10, 2018      4 comments

I have recently had to realign my focus. I had one heck of a spring/summer with my husband. We went to Scotland, I had 5 work trips, we saw a bunch of concerts, we went to Hershey Park for the first time ever, we went to Mount Rushmore and Yello... Read more
The Struggle is Real
Thursday, March 08, 2018      4 comments

I am in a long battle with depression. I have had depression most of my life. It started in middle school and has flared up off and on since then. I battled it for years. Finally went on medication when I was in my early 20s. I got a lot better ... Read more
The Thoughts we Think
Tuesday, January 09, 2018      1 comments

I weigh in once a month at my doctor's weight loss clinic. I try for the most part to avoid the scale between visits. Although I am aware that their scale and my scale usually are in agreement or at the most have a difference of 0.3 pounds. So i... Read more
Thoughts from my Couch
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      2 comments

As you may or may not know, I had ankle surgery December 15th, which has left me non weight bearing for a month. Meaning I have to use a knee scooter to go anywhere and my home is a townhouse, which means it is full of stairs, so I spend most of... Read more
It's like this
Thursday, November 02, 2017      2 comments

Wow October what happened to us?! We started strong and healthy. Then life happened. Grandma broke her hip on a Wednesday, so I rushed down to Texas. I flew home Saturday night, to run a 5k in the morning then drive Monday for a work week ... Read more
In Your Face Scale!
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      4 comments

I struggle with the scale. I get very caught up in the numbers on an emotional level. I now weigh in at my Dr. office once a month. So it is the only number I take seriously. I still jump on my home scale Saturday morning just to see if I'm movi... Read more
Just around the corner
Wednesday, August 30, 2017      7 comments

So my trip home is just around the corner. I'm both nervous and dreading it. I've reached a point of frustration with my progress. I've been averaging a pound a week for awhile. It's slow and steady. I've lost 32 pounds since November. Apr... Read more
Why Would I?
Wednesday, August 16, 2017      7 comments

Here's what happened: Last night I was talking to my husband about how nervous I am about my monthly weigh in. For those who may not know, I am part of a weight loss clinic my doctor runs. I follow her diet guidelines (they vary slightly f... Read more
It still hurts
Tuesday, August 08, 2017      10 comments

My grandmother had 4 sons. She buried two of them when I was quite young. My grandmother is a strong person that I looked up to as a child, for a time. My grandmother plays favorites with her children. This has been stated by her aloud that she ... Read more
I've grown
Wednesday, August 02, 2017      3 comments

I'm trying to regain some ground after the time I've been having. For background information see my Blog www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=6394564 Despite where I'm coming from emo... Read more
Coming out of the Dark
Tuesday, August 01, 2017      3 comments

I was in a bad place from a bout mid June until the end of July. When I say bad, I mean bad. I have issues with depression. I hadn't had a truly bad spell in a long time. I had a rough time when my grandfather passed, but that was grief. This wa... Read more

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