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Recommiting, Yes
Monday, November 04, 2013      2 comments

Here I go again. I feel stuck lately, no real progress - up and down the same 10-15lbs all year. Frustrated and tired. Need to shake things up a little - "If want something you've never had, you've got to do something you've never done"(Thomas J... Read more
And with an open mind and heart, I welcome you - 2013!
Monday, December 31, 2012      0 comments

PUMPED UP! FIRED UP! SUPER EXCITED! I'm super excited about the start of a New Year. I'm not going to dwell on it or discuss it anymore but 2012 has been a terribly difficult year for me, and I'm sooo ready to leave it behind and move forward. ... Read more
Settled. Committed. Certain.
Friday, November 23, 2012      0 comments

Something really cool happened today!!!! So I've been recommitted to working towards my goals since October. Some days still struggling through, reminding myself what I want, and avoiding temptations all while still yearning for them. In the beg... Read more
If I Could Just Stop Coughing!
Tuesday, June 19, 2012      7 comments

I was totally getting back into the swing of things - enjoying my workouts, being consistent and then I got hit with a nasty cough. First lost my voice - I work in Customer Service which basically consists of talking to customers by phone, oh a... Read more
Hurt So Good
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      7 comments

An old schoolmate of mine has been seeing a Personal Trainer and raves about her progress. In fact, she doesn't have to even say a word - you can SEE the progress clearly just looking at her. 2 months for her, and 18.5 inches gone!!! Incredibl... Read more
Just Quick Update
Thursday, May 10, 2012      4 comments

I haven't been on here much the last few days. Yesterday was a particularly crazy day, I worked from 8-430, 2 of my boys had dentist appointments at 440pm, we got out of there at 630pm. Off to baseball with my oldest, home at 830pm. Still had... Read more
"Son"shine Through The Clouds
Monday, May 07, 2012      6 comments

I was having a bit of a rough day today. Feeling a bit overrun by my cravings - salty. Think it has to do with "TOM" coming soon. Anyway, morning started off okay with oatmeal for brekkie and a Vector bar later for a snack. I came home for l... Read more
Cut The Junk
Saturday, May 05, 2012      9 comments

Challenge for May is to cut junk. I get the mantra "everything in moderation" but I recognized that my definition of moderation was becoming too loose and was going to lead me into trouble. I haven't lost anything for 2-3 months now, BUT I hav... Read more
Trying To Find Balance
Thursday, March 29, 2012      10 comments

I've been MIA - My hubby went back to work on March 12, after nearly 3 years out of the workforce due to injury. He loves his new job, which is great! And it's relieving having the second income to support our family. However, trying to adjust... Read more
So Here's MY Plan
Sunday, March 11, 2012      10 comments

Okay, so here's my plan to break out from this frustrating plateau that has been created by my entry into a new comfort zone. I am not “going back to basics” because I feel like what I really need is to turn this up a notch, not dial back to th... Read more
Decluttering My Brain - Just A Quick Blog
Sunday, March 11, 2012      6 comments

I've had a terribly busy week this week, and haven't been around much. Even worse, I haven't even blogged out my plan of attack for pushing myself beyond this comfort zone. I'm working on that. First, I'm going to blog out this other stuff so... Read more
Got The Message - Loud & Clear
Friday, March 02, 2012      11 comments

“We can’t be authentic if we are only willing to express and have contact with the parts of ourselves that we think other people want to see. We have to be willing to feel frustration as much as we feel fantastic.”―Ingrid Mathieu ... Read more
I Am FEELING It, Not EATING It
Friday, February 10, 2012      8 comments

I had an epiphany of sorts tonight. I've heard that when you are over-weight there is emotional baggage that is seemingly stored in the fat, tucked away to be forgotten - lost deeper with each bite. When you eat your emotions instead of feelin... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Be Aware Of The Example You Are Setting
Saturday, January 28, 2012      85 comments

I've been working on losing weight and being active for a few years now - haven't we all, on and off again for ages... One of my main reasons for wanting to create this change in my life is for my boys. I want to be a good role model. I want t... Read more
My Journey To -50lbs... With Pics!
Saturday, January 21, 2012      19 comments

Sometimes it's almost embarrassing to see my date that I joined SparkPeople - 3/29/2006, nearly 6 years ago, and have yet to reach my goal. I've been on the wagon and off again too many times to count. I've been motivated and determined and th... Read more

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