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Missing Friends
Monday, December 13, 2010      3 comments

Dear Willpower, I've noticed you've left and taken Self-Esteem with you. Was it the cold weather coming that drove you away? Whatever the reason, I've been missing you something fierce... Since you've been gone I've sunk pretty low. ... Read more
Micro Mini
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      2 comments

Day 2: still trying to be determined... I managed to get 20 minutes on the treadmill in last night, and I felt pretty proud of myself for that! Did some crunches on the stability ball too, so that was good. Time to set the goals though! ... Read more
A month has passed...
Monday, December 06, 2010      4 comments

... And I've quit my exercise, eaten poorly, and gained back the few miserable pounds I had lost. Quite frustrating really, and all I've done is make excuses. So! Today I WILL get out the treadmill, and I WILL do my strength training! Then ... Read more
My first setback
Monday, November 08, 2010      7 comments

Another Monday... And this time my weight is up... It's my first set back since joining Sparkpeople... And I'm so frustrated with myself for it! I can think of a dozen good excuses for my gain this week: *I didn't drink eno... Read more
Another week - and 2.4 pounds! - down
Monday, November 01, 2010      3 comments

Happy Monday! As I was sitting at my desk this morning I got the snackies. My accountability person at work is out today, so I snuck upstairs to see the snack lady. When I got there? She had homemade carmelcorn and chex mix available, tw... Read more
Change...
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      3 comments

"If change doesn't cost you anything, then you haven't really changed." What is this lifestyle change "costing" me? -Snacks -Sweets -Lazy afternoon naps -Quick and convenient meals out or on the go -The best pizza ever at Frand... Read more
My week of being MIA
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      1 comments

Whew, what a week! My eating wasn't the best, but I tried to remember to set myself up for success with all of my meals. Unfortunately, the follow through can't always be there when you're spending so many hours at the hospital and hospice... Read more
picky picky!
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      4 comments

As my family and friends know, I'm a very picky eater. Even as a young child, I did not like to try new foods and I did not like my food to touch other food on the plate. Mashed potatoes? No gravy. Veggies? Only cooked, not raw. Fruit? Ba... Read more
Back on Track?
Saturday, October 16, 2010      1 comments

I have been so proud of myself this week, even if goals have not been met perfectly. Yesterday was the biggest disappointment of all though. After eating my healthy breakfast and mapping out my lunch, snacks, and dinner, I got a phone ca... Read more
It's going to be a GREAT day!
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      2 comments

Today I'm determined to make it through meeting all of my goals simply by staying positive from the get go. I've already had my healthy breakfast, 2 scrambled eggs and a whole wheat english muffin with sugar free jelly, and I have my food all l... Read more
Getting to know me
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      0 comments

Fun Questionnaire to Get To Know Each Other Copy the questions and post your own answers in your blog! WHERE ARE YOU FROM? Grand Ledge, MI. DO YOU HAVE ANY KIDS & IF SO HOW MANY? I have fur kids - Lily the 8 year old cat ... Read more
Day 2...
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      2 comments

...and mostly disappointed in myself. Once Sandy left work and I knew I didn't have someone to hold me accountable, I went straight to snacking. I had some chex mix, and then popcorn when I got home, and I'm just now getting dinner finishe... Read more

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