DREESE0421's Blogs

Day 155: The REAL ME and Being Honest with Myself
Monday, November 11, 2013      4 comments

I cannot believe I have allowed myself to fall so far behind in my blog and my SparkPeople commitment. It has been 39 days since I last logged in and 39 days since my last day of activity. I have not exercised as I should, I am not counting calo... Read more
Day 119: The Real ME and Time In
Sunday, October 06, 2013      1 comments

I cannot believe it has been more than a week since my last blog. Time sure knows how to get away from me. Life can sometimes overwhelm and cause me to take time off whether wanted or not. My time off was not wanted, but taken anyway. I am ... Read more
Day 110: the Real ME Ready for Business
Saturday, September 28, 2013      1 comments

Well I did it again. Something I told myself I wouldn't. But it did. I allowed myself to get off the exercise wagon and have been feeling the repercussions from it. Tired all the time, eating badly, moping around...It has been AWFUL!!!!!! ... Read more
Day 103: The Real ME and Tolerance
Saturday, September 21, 2013      1 comments

Tolerance. It seems to me that tolerance is used a little too often in the world. We must show tolerance for religious faiths not like our own, sexual preferences, political beliefs, etc. The definition for tolerence according to dictionary.co... Read more
Day 102: The Real ME and Getting Back on the Exercise Wagon
Friday, September 20, 2013      1 comments

I missed it! I really wanted to blog on Day 100 of my weight loss journey but did not have time to do so. UGH! Oh well. Today will have to do, after all, 102 days is a grand milestone. So, I have completed five weeks of school and five week... Read more
Day 97: The Real ME Celebrating the Small Victories
Sunday, September 15, 2013      2 comments

As I look over my accomplishments gained through SparkPeople, I find myself wanting to change my attitude a little. Maybe it is just me, but I tend to always look at how far I need to go, rather than celebrate how far I have come. In fact, I thi... Read more
Day 96: The Real ME and Figuring it All Out
Saturday, September 14, 2013      1 comments

Another weekend is here and I find myself in a moment of truth. I contemplate my life and wonder if what I am doing is what I was created for. Looking at the pros and cons. Deciphering whether or not I am making the right decisions. If I am maki... Read more
Day 94: The Real ME and Finances
Thursday, September 12, 2013      2 comments

I am doing rather well working my SparkPeople plan. I do admit that exercise could be more of a habit with me, but overall, I am working the plan and will not beat myself up over it. I did manage to exercise yesterday and feel good about moving ... Read more
Day 89: The Real ME Enjoying Success
Saturday, September 07, 2013      2 comments

I have discovered something unsettling. Something that I might get used to if not careful. I am losing weight without exercising. Uh oh! My mind is saying. Yea! But my heart is trying to keep my mind in check. You see it understand that may... Read more
Day 87: The Real ME: Tired but Productive
Thursday, September 05, 2013      1 comments

I came home yesterday very tired. My district loves meetings. They must think that we love them too because we have so many. After school, during our planning period, whatever. We have meetings. I have discovered why I do not like meetings... Read more
Day 85: The Real Me and Approaching Another Milestone
Tuesday, September 03, 2013      2 comments

I am thrilled! I am approaching another weightloss milestone. It is so excited to see where I was and where I am. Losing 43 pounds is something so special to me. I look at the many others who have traveled this road before me and look great and ... Read more
Day 84: The Real ME and Celebrating Labor Day
Monday, September 02, 2013      0 comments

Today is Labor Day. I do not have to work and it is always nice having an additional day off in the week. But I must admit, I do not celebrate Labor Day. It just is another day of the week for me. I think it might be for many people because I am... Read more
Day 82: The Real ME and dealing with Setbacks in the Routine
Saturday, August 31, 2013      4 comments

I do not like being a negative Nellie, but I knew this day would come. The day when I came home so tired, that exercise was not going to be done. The day that I would not have time to track my food, nor care about what I was eating because of be... Read more
Day 75: The Real ME Trying to Get it all Done.
Saturday, August 24, 2013      2 comments

My first week of school has ended and I must say I am weary. I have been at school until 6pm most every day. I get to work at 6:45 am and get my room ready. After school I am making copies, preparing for each class and then go home. By this time... Read more
Day 69: The Real ME and Rest
Sunday, August 18, 2013      1 comments

This is the last weekend of summer break for me. I decided to take it easy. I know that we should exercise at least 10 minutes every day, but something within me felt okay with resting this weekend. I have surpassed my workout minutes for the we... Read more

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