More of my binge foods that need to take a hike away from my kitchen...
Friday, August 21, 2015 12 comments
A fellow sparker suggested to take a look at my food and see what foods are causing me to go way over my daily goals on the tracker. So, I went back on my tracker and looked at the days that I ate 3000 to 4000 calories. And just about every ti... Read more
Binge eating undermining my weight loss...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 11 comments
So, I'm having this tendency to eat within my goal of 1800-2200 calories for 4 or 5 days a week. Then, I'll eat 3000-4000 calories for one or two days a week. Which is pretty much averaging out to leave me hovering around 280lbs. This has bee... Read more
I just ate 500 calories in chocolate :/
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 8 comments
I'm not very happy about it, but I consciously did it. I had a light lunch, and I had more healthy options in my mini-fridge at work. Something stressed me out at work, and of course instead of making the healthy choice, I went straight to the... Read more
The importance of social support through my journey...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 5 comments
For a while, I have been thinking about how important social connections are to my journey. I'm finding that reaching out to others is one of the pieces that has been missing from the puzzle. I always thought it had to be a lone effort, but no... Read more
Beach Camping or Staying Home
Friday, August 14, 2015 2 comments
Well, I've decided beach camping. When my friend told me last minute yesterday about an overnight camping trip at the beach, I thought "Yea, I'll definitely be there." But, today I woke up, and I was like, "Ugh, its so much work, so many t... Read more
10 Exercise Minutes a day
Friday, August 14, 2015 4 comments
I read an article by Chris sparkguy Downie, and it was about working out just 10 minutes a day. So that's what I've decided to do this time around, and it's working out great. I love sparkpeople! I was going through a cycle where I'd work... Read more
What does the scale mean to you?
Friday, June 07, 2013 3 comments
I recently became obsessed with measuring myself and with standing on the scale. My mentor suggested I write about what the scale means to me. So I wrote a page in my journal about it, but I would like to know from you spark people what the s... Read more
I finally used my blender!!! :)
Saturday, August 18, 2012 5 comments
OMG, I bought this blender ages ago in hopes to blend up my fruit and veggies, so that I'm not always getting bored with munching on them raw. I finally used the thing today, so that feels like a great accomplishment. And it was delicious. I ... Read more
IDENTIFYING REASONS FOR SLIPUPS AND MY PLAN TO AVOID THEM
Friday, August 10, 2012 7 comments
The last two days, I've found myself going about 500-600 calories over my goal. Today, I have successfully identified the reasons for this slip-up. I'm back on the wagon today and not beating myself up over the last two days. I'm happy that I... Read more
DAILY JOURNAL EXERCISES FOR GOALS AND SELF ESTEEM
Wednesday, August 01, 2012 0 comments
I was researching exercises to build self esteem. And I found a list of things, I don't have that list with me at the moment, but I took some of the things that I thought would work well to write in my daily journal. I find it best for me to wri... Read more
LIFELONG OVERWEIGHT ISSUE + SUBSTANCE ABUSE = DISASTER
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 4 comments
Ever since I was 7 years old, I've been overweight. When I was 12, I started sneaking my parents cigarettes and smoking them in the backyard. When I was 13, I tried beer and vodka and any liquor my friend and I could get our hands on. At 17, ... Read more