10,000-14,999 SparkPoints 10,511

ONAMISSION_2016's Blogs

Life after getting my boy back!
Tuesday, January 31, 2017      3 comments

So my youngest returned from west Africa after two long years. The joy we felt that moment he got off the plane is indescribable. For those two years I was lost in a bit of a fog, depression nipping at my heels. He's been home for almost 6 month... Read more
8 weeks to go!
Monday, June 27, 2016      2 comments

Well, I'm back from a long hiatus! The good news is I am down a few more pounds but it doesn't look like I will meet my ideal weight goal prior to my boy coming home from Africa! He will be home in 8 weeks! Unbelievable! Depression and anxiety h... Read more
Hanging on!
Thursday, October 01, 2015      3 comments

Well, I've proven I'm not much of a blogger. To say I have struggled over the past year is an understatement. I did not anticipate the difficulty of the transition that faced me when my youngest left the nest and went to Africa for his mission a... Read more
I was ready this time...
Monday, July 06, 2015      1 comments

I haven't written for awhile because I didn't feel like there was anything of worth to write about in regards to my fitness efforts. Of course, I know that it's helpful to write regardless of how things are going but I just couldn't bring myself... Read more
"oh, Christmas treats...Oh, christmas treats..."
Wednesday, January 07, 2015      1 comments

Well, the week before Christmas and the week after proved to be the equivalent of me hitting a brick wall!! Consistent exercise ceased, breakfast was hit and miss and darn that See's candy store minutes from my house! I simply walked in to buy t... Read more
Doubt not, fear not...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014      2 comments

There is no way around the fact that taking weight off and becoming a healthier version of you is a PROCESS! There is no quick fix, secret ingredient, magic pill or perfect exercise. Move your body and feed it lovingly, that is the key. Well, ... Read more
I think it has finally clicked...
Tuesday, November 04, 2014      3 comments

I used to envy people who would tell their weight loss story and say that, "one day it just clicked..." I never believed it would EVER click for me. Vanity didn't make it click for me, feeling physically bad didn't make it click for me, being ... Read more
stumble and fall, get back up, repeat...
Wednesday, October 01, 2014      1 comments

Emotions were high this past week since I didn't hear from my boy. What do I do to handle emotions? I eat...a lot. I'm not just talking about indulging in a piece of chocolate, I mean I go and gather food, carbs, sweets, etc and a large Dr Pepp... Read more
One week in...
Thursday, September 25, 2014      9 comments

Well, my intention is to not sugar coat this journey! I'm going to address my weaknesses, stumbles, etc as well as my success. This past week has been harder than I expected with Hayden being gone! I had a couple of "good" days but for the most... Read more