MAL2011's Blogs

Here we go again.
Thursday, January 15, 2015      1 comments

Yep. Another try. You would think I'd be black and blue from as many times I have fallen off this 'wagon'. Sometimes I wonder why I keep trying. I really want to, I really do. Even as I sit here I feel like a failure. This site is aweso... Read more
Add another log to the fire.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014      4 comments

I've always done my best work at the last minute. Always have and probably always will. Every day I get on SparkPeople and look at my goals ( the "logs" that fuel my fire). Be a good role model for my kids, and look good at my wedding. T... Read more
Keep calm and type...
Sunday, January 12, 2014      3 comments

Talk about a smack in the face. You can look at photos. You can rely on memories. But, when you have a tangible reminder of how far you have let yourself go, there's no denying it. Rewind 5 1/2 years... May 24th, 2008. I had just went on ... Read more
I learn something new everyday.
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      3 comments

I'm proud of myself for sticking to the reduced portions for this past week I've gotten "back on the horse". But, just when I was getting down for not squeezing in exercise, I find a wonderful list on this site. With my back hurting and my kn... Read more
A little 'perk'
Monday, December 23, 2013      3 comments

Alright. It's 6:34 a.m. and I have been on here since 5 trying to set a game plan. I was getting down on myself, because I am WAY off track. My goal date was originally November of this year. Well, the baby boy sleeping back in his crib kind o... Read more
One of 'those' days.
Saturday, September 08, 2012      4 comments

Ever have one of 'those' days? You know, the kind where you just want to break down and cry. Asking when you feel like yourself again. This is NOT me. I'm trying. So damn hard! I've lost a few pounds...I guess I only have 62 lbs instead of 86 l... Read more
Success as the best revenge!!
Monday, April 18, 2011      2 comments

This morning, I sent out a text to two of my friends and my 'whatever he is these days'. From the girls, I got "Awesome!" and "Great!"... When I talked to him later, I told him I was feeling great about it. With hardly any emotion in the vo... Read more
A better me...for them. :)
Monday, April 11, 2011      3 comments

During my usual cleaning spree while my son is at preschool, I had a little 'talk' with myself. I read article after article stating that when you diet and exercise, you should do it for yourself, NOT others. I disagree. I find when I do thi... Read more
"Mommy, I'm fat!"
Friday, April 08, 2011      5 comments

I first heard that phrase when my daughter was 3. But, I was always saying it, myself, and knew she was just repeating me. After all, she was a little stick! Flash forward to present time... Now, it breaks my heart to hear her utter these... Read more