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what I have learned...
Sunday, August 04, 2013      2 comments

Through a combination of reasons- I haven't been on spark people or gone to WWs in about a month- I didn't exercise- I had a couple binges- I ate more regular food. I didn't realize how much WWs was actually helping me until I went back yes... Read more
another hard week....
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      4 comments

Well I believe that I am officially in a trough/semi relapse- not enough to gain more than one or two pounds- I missed WWs on Monday- I was stuck at work finishing paperwork (in the mental health system- at least where I work- all notes have to ... Read more
this is hard
Sunday, June 16, 2013      13 comments

I am on spark people early in the am looking for motivation- I am pretty consistently about 300 calories above my limit most days and struggling with the exercise. I have been in this funk for about 3 weeks- Ironically right after I had a loss ... Read more
Sunday, June 09, 2013      5 comments

No great insights today- just trying to push through my own self-sabotaging and eating to deal with emotional stress. I know better, I know what to say to everyone else and as a therapist to other people- I do it everyday and most people feel ... Read more
the joy of Non Scale Victories!
Sunday, June 02, 2013      5 comments

When I started this weight loss journey in January- I was sick of being "SICK AND TIRED' as they say in the addiction field. I could not get from the house to the garage without being winded- (a very short distance but slightly up hill), I co... Read more
Scales are toxic and its easy to repeat the past
Saturday, May 18, 2013      7 comments

So, a couple weeks ago I write this positive blog and I am all happy- I should have known- every time I do that - I hit a slump after... About a week ago I went out with a friend who I haven't seen in a long time and who I love to be w... Read more
Blessings in disguise and a long journey...
Monday, May 06, 2013      5 comments

Almost 9 months ago I was fired from the job I'd had since before I was married or had children- the first job I got out of graduate school- I was totally blindsided. At the same time- I was unhealthy, constantly stressed, unhappy and totally i... Read more
Glad the weekend is over....
Sunday, April 07, 2013      9 comments

Well, it wasn't the worst weekend but it wasn't the best either. I got very frustrated and sad and mad- mainly because of drama in the family between my sons and then between my husband and me- who is NOT my biggest fan. On a positive ... Read more
Blindsided by Moose....
Saturday, April 06, 2013      11 comments

So I have been having a good week so far. I got through the Easter weekend and a small incident with a chocolate mint pie...pretty well. I am feeling good and adding walking to my exercise. I am loving my greek yogurt with flax meal and I thi... Read more
thanks for so many things..
Friday, March 29, 2013      9 comments

Well the last six months of my life had been a down hill trip until January when things started a gradual up-turn. September was when I was fired which threw me for a major whammy and I stayed mired in that for a while- getting more and more d... Read more
a reward for me...
Sunday, March 17, 2013      9 comments

Well, I have been struggling with night eating all week- not sure why. There is stress with my mom still being pretty depressed but notw in rehab facing a long recovery. I go see her every day at dinner time to try and encourage her to eat. S... Read more
Trouble with food...
Saturday, March 09, 2013      8 comments

Really having a difficult time with wanting to eat too much- Primarily when I have gone out to eat. I try to balance healthy eating with something I really want. As I am reading this I realized that fatty food like something fried is another... Read more
there's always a catch or don't trust credit card companies...
Friday, March 08, 2013      7 comments

Now for something completely different as they used to say on Monty Python.... Decided to post this for all of you who have limited funds or just don't like to be ripped off- As most of you know I have been unemployed for 6 months now, ... Read more
what do I want to talk about???
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      5 comments

It's been a couple weeks since I posted. Since then my mom ended up in the hospital where she is not doing great but my brother is here for a week from Alaska so I have a little break but next week will be me alone again. I am still pretty ex... Read more
Friday, February 22, 2013      10 comments

Well I started to write this blog on Wed- when I was on fire with my exercise bike riding- including doing 20 min in a row- Today it is harder but I do like it and what it has done for me already. The beginning of January- 2 min on bike- was ... Read more

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