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It finally happened.
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      3 comments

Well, I have been looking for an apartment for months now and have been turned down by several people one of which I think was becasue of my three kids. two of them are 2 and under so I think I made one guy nervous that they would ruin the apar... Read more
Great day
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      2 comments

I recommitted finally to my program and getting back into my healthy lifestyle. Took me long enough. I think the warmer weather and sunshine has really helped my mood a lot. I started eating really good yesterday, lots of fruits and veggies. ... Read more
"The Spark" book.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      9 comments

I bought the book because I wanted to read it and I needed something to get me going again. I just had a baby 8 weeks ago and I still have a little less than 1/2 my weight to lose plus another 40 lbs on top of that. I was out of practice of wo... Read more
Who is standing in my way?
Wednesday, December 31, 2008      3 comments

Today's Healthy Reflections really hit home for me. "When you think of who and what is standing in the way of your dreams, it's easy to forget your own responsibility. Even the best of us can be guilty of unknowningly hurting our own progress... Read more
Tuesday, December 30, 2008      4 comments

Growing up, I was taught not to lie, but I was told to lie when it was convenient. My mother moved a boyfriend in with us (yes my dad was still living there but in a separate bedroom) and her boyfriend stayed with us fro 12 years. I was 6 when... Read more
Monday, December 29, 2008      3 comments

Power: what is it? Why do emotional eaters give power over to food? why do we give power to others? Power or lack thereof is really key in emotional eating for me. I really gave food a power over me for many many years. It controlled me and... Read more
Pain and Punishment
Friday, December 19, 2008      4 comments

Often times the reason I emotional eat is because I'm trying to numb my pain of some sort and punishing myself because I did something bad or wrong, or don't deserve good things to happen. Pain is a big one for me. For years growing up as a ch... Read more
Part 2 of today
Wednesday, December 17, 2008      2 comments

I been working on coming up with different things that have caused or contributed to my emotional eating. I know I've talked about this before many many times about my dad. I have been thinking and praying about this and something keeps holdin... Read more
Tuesday, December 16, 2008      5 comments

Pessimism has been taught to me at a very early age. You know my family lived by Murphy's Law "Whatever could go wrong, did go wrong." Growing up, I always looked for the other shoe to fall once something good happened. I wasn't allowed to en... Read more
Monday, December 15, 2008      3 comments

Fear is a big part of my life. Well, let me take that back. It was a big part of my life. I've been trying to kick it to the curb. Let me explain why fear has been such a huge part of my life. From the time I could remember, my mother... Read more
Emotional Eating
Friday, December 12, 2008      16 comments

trust patience control confidence foregiveness 1.In order to manage my emotional eating I am learning to trust myself in making the right decisions and choices but I must also keep on trusting in others as well. I must trust that l... Read more
Tuesday tips
Tuesday, December 09, 2008      5 comments

I really feel that I've accomplished a lot during my journey with sp. Thursday will mark my 6 month anniversary at sp. I cannot imagine my life with out all of my sp friends and supportive team members. Truly I'm in a better place in my life ... Read more

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