Cooking, cooking and more cooking!
Well, I am back on the wagon! I have sort of been running along behind it for the past few months. I was able to maintain for the most part, with a few pounds gained when I went away for Thanksgiving weekend. I have re-started the meal plan ... Read more
Positive Habit change
I have had an exhausting week! Today was the final day of four 12hr day shifts, and this shift in particular was a very stressful and difficult day. I had to stay later than expected and need to scramble to get a babysitter for my son.
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I almost cried in the dressing room today!
I was not only shocked, but amazed when I went out shopping for a few new fall clothes today. You see I started my journy at a tight fitting size 28 pants and a 4-5XL shirt, and I had difficulty picking out anything to try on today because I w... Read more
Eating and stress are totally related for me!!
Something awful happened to me this weekend, I woke up at 6am to get ready to go to work and found my sliding glass door wide open and my wallet and keys stolen, and I immediately looked outside and saw that my Jeep had been stolen right out of ... Read more
What is happening???
Well.....don't know where to begin.....I have lost most, if not all of my motivation these past few weeks.....I have been at a standstill, and I can't seem to get out of this funk. I have managed to get in at least 1o-2omin of exercise a day ma... Read more
So close.....but look how far I have come!
So, my long term goal was to lose my first 100 pounds by my birthday, which was yesterday. Well, I was five pounds away, I have lost 95. At first I was very disappointed with myself because I really really wanted this, and have worked so hard... Read more
Feels good to be back in the game....lets hope it continues!
So today was the test, I have been able to stay on track these past couple of days being home, but always seem to mess up and work lately.
Well today I managed to stay within my nutritional limits even though I had a hamburger with the ki... Read more
Sooo....I am pretty sure that there is no way that I am going to be able to make my goal of 100 pounds lost by my birthday unless I starve myself until then, and that is NOT the way to do it!
I don't know what is going on with me lately....... Read more
Whew, that was close!!
So I knew today was coming.... Whenever we have an education day at work, management provides us with a pizza lunch. Well the "old" me wouldn't think twice about having five or more pieces in no time flat, so I was going to totally avoid the... Read more
I did something silly today, I went grocery shopping hungry. It was between breakfast and lunch, and I didn't bring my morning snack with me when I left to run my errands. I ran into an old friend and was standing talking to her for awhile, s... Read more
Oh no, my elliptical conked out on me!!
I was 35 minutes into my 45 minute work out when all of a sudden my elliptical started doing a really weird thing....it started thudding and klunking (for the lack of a better word)?? I got off of it, repositioned it to no avail.
So I shu... Read more
Sometimes I just don't understand myself??
So today I had planned on walking my son to school and walking to my parents house from there in order to use their bowflex machine to do my circuit training program that my trainer made for me. But for some reason when the time came to take my... Read more
So the temptation bug has finally reared its ugly head, and boy was it BAD today!! Lately I have been able to resist temptations at work with no problem, I didn't even want to indulge in the unhealthy treats that seem to be brought in daily.
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Oh no not the dreaded plateau again!
Well I am officially at a standstill. I have been the exact same weight now for the past two weeks
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My first day with a trainer
My sister gave me her trainers number, and I held onto it for awhile, but finally decided that I had better add some strength training into my routine. He came to my parents house because they have a bowflex machine and I wanted to utilize it.... Read more