MICHZS's Blogs

How do you eat an elephant?
Thursday, April 18, 2013      5 comments

One bite at a time. How do you sustain a healthy lifestyle for long-term weighloss? One day/one meal/one healthy choice at a time. What helps me sustain this momentum is to see my numbers in black & white. I need to see that even if ... Read more
Self Discovery Milestone re: Over-eating
Monday, March 11, 2013      5 comments

I went over my Calorie Range yesterday by 389 but had a breakthrough in my own Self Discovery regarding the way I usually overeat. I had a party to attend yesterday at 2:00 pm. I woke up late (I really needed sleep), around 10:00 (which ... Read more
Mini-Victories really do add up!
Friday, March 08, 2013      2 comments

So I have not gotten on the scale in 2 weeks and even though I am not sure what I weigh right now. I am OK with that. I feel more energetic - there is a spring in my step. People have been complimenting my skin & hair (thank you wate... Read more
Lessons learned
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      3 comments

1) keep moving...even if it's just to the basement to do laundry or vacuum. I burned a total of 2600 calories yesterday and did not officially "exercise"...I cleaned my house and was less sedentary than normal. 2) celebrate the small v... Read more
feeling great today
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      2 comments

I cannot believe my energy level today...I did not sleep well last night and I got up and felt...well, good! No wine last night - did herbal tea instead. I worked out for 30 minutes today and ate well and drank all my water and had energy to s... Read more
Here I go again...
Monday, January 02, 2012      3 comments

Well, the last time I was sparking on a regular and serious basis was 2 years ago...I have now put most of my weight back on and I am determined to take it off again. I do not have to succumb to the genetic predisposition of my obese grandmothe... Read more
10/25/10 - How badly do you want it?
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      3 comments

I am 8 days strong in my latest streak: being on track (i.e., having a caloric deficit at the end of the day). I did go over a little calorie wise today but my exercise made up for it. I want to lose so badly by Friday. I have 2 more days unt... Read more
Sunday, October 24, 2010      7 comments

Only eating 1 slice of pizza tonight - THAT's how badly I want it!! Yeah, I also had 1 glass of wine (my Mother-in-law was visiting) but I stopped after 1 and kept on eating healthy the rest of the evening!! I am STOKED about this - I feel like ... Read more
How badly do I want it?? (my daily blog)
Sunday, October 24, 2010      2 comments

OK - I am done messing around...I want to get to my goal - I will get to my goal. Today I feel inspired and I really am excited to see a loss on the scale on Friday!! 10/24/10...I WANT IT BAD!!!!!... Read more
I can do this, I can do this, I can do this, I can do this!!!
Wednesday, September 08, 2010      4 comments

I am feeling pretty low right now even though I have everything to be happy for. I have lost 38 pounds and I know what I have to do to get the rest of the 44 pounds to come off. So, why aren't I doing it? I really need some motivation. I am wo... Read more
Even the best athletes have bad days...
Sunday, May 16, 2010      2 comments

First, THANK you to all who left the encouraging comments on my blog!!! It meant so much to me!!! As you may have guessed, I struggle with perfection and sometimes let it get the best of me. As I struggled with my 2nd run, I kept telling myself... Read more
Sunday, May 16, 2010      5 comments

Here goes another stream of consciousness again... The last 3 days I really "crapped the bed" so to speak - sorry to be coarse but I am really pissed at myself. Thursday, Friday and Saturday I ate TERRIBLY and drank too much wine over the ... Read more
Letting myself off the hook (stream of conciousness)
Saturday, April 10, 2010      10 comments

Well, it's been a while since I've blogged and I have to get some things off my chest... First off, I do not like to fail and I also tend to be over ambitious at times. I am very mad at myself because last week I think I over set my goals ... Read more
Michelle in ONEderland
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      2 comments

Well, I did it. I am in the 190's and I am never EVER going back to 200+ pounds. Reflecting on my success so far, I've learned the following: Sometimes the scale just isn't nice, but that's not a reason to quit. I am not sure if I wa... Read more
Scale hasn't budged, but I'm still proud of myself.
Sunday, February 14, 2010      2 comments

I have lost some inches and have gained some stamina. Most importantly I have learned that I just plain old feel better when I eat better and exercise. I am discovering that even when I don't feel like exercising (which is rare these day... Read more

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