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Facing doubt
Thursday, May 05, 2011      4 comments

Here are the rules for weight loss, track your food, exercise and believe. For so long, I have been living others idea of how my weight loss journey should be. You should lose x number of pounds per week. You should be exercising this way or do ... Read more
Standing on my own
Thursday, April 28, 2011      1 comments

My gym is closed. I have blogging about this a lot. I needed to get it off my chest & find a new path. My thoughts and emotions have been everywhere. Today the overriding thought is that my choice today will significantly impact the path of my w... Read more
A Healthy Foundation.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      1 comments

I have been thinking about “Healthy” a lot lately. I am about to start exercising at a new place. People will be younger and thinner. I am at a point where my fitness level is good but my weight is still waiting to catch up. I am down 42lbs and ... Read more
Responding to change
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      1 comments

I cannot change my gym is closing in T minus 4 days. It has been stressing me out. I am anxious even though I cannot change it. Why can't the gym stay open since that is what I need? Who will buy the old gym? Will it be a gym later? I need stab... Read more
Note to self - IMPORTANT
Friday, April 22, 2011      1 comments

Idea’s on making your goals work. We are an instant gratification society. I think weight loss is so challenging for most of us. I have been good for two weeks now why haven’t I lost the 20lbs already? IT does not work like that it is small ste... Read more
HELP it's broken
Thursday, April 21, 2011      5 comments

A Routine is broken My gym is closing I am trying to stay calm. The thing about the old routine & old instructors is comfort & security. All I have left is a Mega Gym or a Small mom & pop that does not have everything I want. The Mega gym ... Read more
Stress Eater - On the loose
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      3 comments

I am a stress eater. I am learning this lesson over and over. Instead of freaking out over things I internalize stress then feed those feeling (literally) to manage the stress. Right now, my gym is in foreclosure and I am on a roll with my exerc... Read more
Seek HELP!
Friday, April 15, 2011      2 comments

We all need help now and then. Most people want o see you reach for the good things and see you succeed. Helping hands are everywhere. Your gym buddy (Donna you ROCK), your drag me to the WW meeting, your co worker that shares a new recipe with ... Read more
I conquered McFishy
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      3 comments

Ok it was a partial victory. I will take it! There a time when I thought I couldn't do it. I had no power to pass up Food when stressed. So here it is. I had a medical appointment yesterday. I was a little nervous. Got out of work early to go ho... Read more
Get it together Lady
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      1 comments

Today I am feeling under motivated. It is not unmotivated. It feels like I am not giving it my all. I have achieved a lot but feel like I am spinning my wheels. Maybe I need to hit the pause button for a moment in my life. Find a quite place fo... Read more
The Wall
Thursday, March 31, 2011      1 comments

Here I go weight loss journey #201. I am trucking along then I start to get complacent! The truth is a get a little lazy on my tracking. I write it all down but sometimes it is after the fact and just a guessimate as to the portion. I start to f... Read more
Break through or break down
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      2 comments

My weight loss has been stalling. I have been doing the right things eat right and move more. I have been moving even more. I have raised my intensity and duration on my work outs. I am feeling frustrated at the process. I know all things will p... Read more
Weight gain when exercising
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      4 comments

Has the promise of more exercise equals more weight loss deceived me? I am currently in a good place with exercising and want to increase from 2-3 days a week to something more. Weight gain when exercising is frustrating. The mind is a fragile t... Read more
What is your motivational range?
Monday, March 28, 2011      5 comments

What is your motivational range? Have you ever been in a weight loss center or the gym in Jan? What does it look like in February? Are the usual suspects are there in March? My guess is that motivation last somewhere between 2 weeks to 6 weeks. ... Read more
Thoughts on thoughts
Friday, March 18, 2011      3 comments

Where head goes my feet will follow, our thoughts control our actions. Negative self-talk is one of my biggest issues. Frankly, if someone told me the things I have said to myself I would be WAR. Talk to yourself be supportive does n... Read more

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