MUZIKMOM75's Blogs

The cough that doesn't sleep...
Monday, June 15, 2009      2 comments

*Hack, hack... hack, hack* I'm quickly approaching the two week mark...of this most offending foe: the cough. Doc thinks it's adult-onset allergies. I've started a regimen of Claritin, steroid nasal spray, cough suppressant, cough dro... Read more
17 days
Thursday, June 11, 2009      3 comments

I have been thinking about what I've accomplished in the last 17 days. Although I have stalled in the exercising for a few days due to an unrelenting cough, I have seen myself overcome hunger, fatigue, and self-loathing. My reward: I hav... Read more
Feeling motivated
Saturday, June 06, 2009      2 comments

One of my friends NOTICED that I've lost weight! It's been thrilling enough that I'VE seen the progress I've made in just 12 days, but for someone else to take note already is so motivational! I'm not doing this for anyone but myself and my fa... Read more
Identifying my "demons"
Thursday, June 04, 2009      3 comments

If you've read my previous blog, I am in the process of identifying the reasons I want to eat. So far, I've identified 5. They are, in no particular order: *Boredom *Worrying about $$$ *Guilt *Loneliness *Feelings of inadequacy ... Read more
Why do I want to eat?
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      1 comments

It's time to self-evaluate and examine my reasons for eating. These first 10 days on SP have been devoted to measuring, calculating, and recording everything I eat. The next 10 days, I want to discover what things motivate my eating. I MUST u... Read more
Time to get my loved one signed up for SP!
Sunday, May 31, 2009      1 comments

A close relative of mine was diagnosed with diverticulosis (a condition in which "pockets" form in the large intestine) in November of 2007. He was experiencing symptoms very similar to appendicitis for which he was admitted to the hospital, an... Read more
Day 5 - Going strong!
Saturday, May 30, 2009      2 comments

I have been successful this week... I have learned how to budget my calories & other nutrients I have been active - walking, Wii Fit, dancing around the house I feel more energized I have a smile on my face I have a spring in my ste... Read more
My motivation: ages 7, 4 & 1
Thursday, May 28, 2009      2 comments

Being Mom... I never expected to love a job so much. It's the toughest, most self-sacrificing, but most rewarding and enjoyable job I've ever had. My employers (Son age 7, son age 4, and son age 1) are demanding, patient, silly, forgiving... Read more
More satisfying than I expected...
Tuesday, May 26, 2009      1 comments

This is my first official day following the suggested meal options. For breakfast, primarily due to the fact that I never did my grocery shopping yesterday, I was relegated to a cup of cheerios (dry - since I had no milk), and an orange. I kne... Read more