LILLY0908's Blogs

The joy and glory of the climb
Wednesday, May 13, 2009      0 comments

"Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouragi... Read more
Monday, May 11, 2009      1 comments

Hi everyone. I'm sorry I haven't been on in a week or so. I have lost 4 more pounds, which I'm happy about. I haven't really been hitting it real hard; just cutting back. I have not started exercising yet. For some reason, this has become very d... Read more
A Prayer
Friday, May 01, 2009      2 comments

Heavenly Father, I lost control last night. I ate compulsively, like an alcoholic. I shoved food down my throat in an effort to quiet the stress and pain that was inflicting my life. I did not honor myself, my soul, my body. I didn't care.... Read more
The Scale Has Eyes
Thursday, April 30, 2009      1 comments

The bad news is that I didn't lose any weight this week. The good news is that I didn't gain any weight this week. There were numerous times I fell off the "healthy lifestyle" wagon in the past week. Start the weekend with two small ... Read more
Mommy for a Weekend = BAD EATING HABITS!
Monday, April 27, 2009      1 comments

I did horrible this weekend! HORRIBLE! I kept my two nieces (Rilley, 4 and Kloe, 15 months) this weekend. I had an awesome time with them and love them to pieces. But my healthy eating comittment flew right out the window. I don't feel lik... Read more
Dying to Exercise!
Friday, April 24, 2009      3 comments

I am into my second week now...and I have walked a grand total of one day. And I want to work out sooo bad! I've always been athletic so the workouts appeal to me. The fact of setting goals and working my way back to health is very motivating fo... Read more
Drum roll please.....I LOST 5 LBS!
Thursday, April 23, 2009      3 comments

I am so excited! I lost 5 lbs. I was scared to get the scale this morning, but I was determined not to let it get me down either way. I was pleasantly surprised to see that I lost 5 lbs! And I didn't really try that hard. I know it's going... Read more
Hump Day
Wednesday, April 22, 2009      1 comments

My heart just stopped as I typed the title "Hump Day." Tomorrow morning is the one week mark for me. And my first weigh in! I have no idea what it's going to show on the scale....if I've lost or gained or stayed the same. I have been so focused ... Read more
Hanging in There
Tuesday, April 21, 2009      1 comments

I had a pretty good day yesterday. I did not do so good at dinner, but it's all good. I had a friend come over with her children and we took the easy way out and ordered pizza. It's all good though. But I've got the day-time down pat! I ha... Read more
Monday, Monday
Monday, April 20, 2009      2 comments

Well, my great Saturday was followed by a completely out-of-control Sunday! I have a huge family and food unites us. We has a wedding party for a niece that eloped and there was a big table of all kinds of food. Yeah, I filled plate after ... Read more
Eight Days a Week
Saturday, April 18, 2009      1 comments

It's only Saturday -- the third day of my new lifestyle. Although I haven't been perfect, I've been 100 times better than I was! I didn't pressure myself to police every little thing....that would've sent me back to compulsive eating and back to... Read more
Friday, April 17, 2009      0 comments

I officially made it through my first day of my lifestyle change. (shhh! don't call it the D-word; it would freak me out!). I did hit some big temptations. After lunch, I was going crazy, like a junkie, for chocolate! I have always, always had c... Read more
Biggest Loser :-(
Thursday, April 16, 2009      3 comments

4-16-09 I went to the doctor yesterday for medication refills....and....drum roll please....I had gained 15 pounds since I last saw him six months ago. I now weigh 289... wow. I never in my wildest dreams thought I would weigh that much. Th... Read more
Beans & Cornbread
Thursday, January 22, 2009      0 comments

emoticon I haven't officially "started" the program yet, but I'm really excited about it. I just hope this is... Read more