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2014 Reflection
Tuesday, December 30, 2014      3 comments

This year has been filled with heart break, loss of employment and self-confidence, depression, and significant weight gain. But it also brought new life (granddaughter #2), closer relationships with my daughters and self acceptance. I real... Read more
Better Late Than Never
Thursday, October 16, 2014      3 comments

I keep remembering the saying “Better late than never” and that is how I’m feeling now because I FINALLY got it!! I’ve been a member of SP since 2008, without any lasting results and had become quite discouraged. I kept trying to do what worked ... Read more
My Pursuit of Happiness
Sunday, October 05, 2014      5 comments

For the past 5 years I've been playing the diet game without lasting results. I'd lose weight only to gain it back, plus some. I've been unhappy for so long, that I forgot what it's like to be content. I had placed bandages on all of my emotiona... Read more
***Deep Sigh***
Tuesday, April 08, 2014      7 comments

It's been a long time since I've posted a blog and soooo much has happened since then. I am my own worst enemy. I have to find a way to see positivity in any and all situations along with having confidence in myself (which is my greatest downfal... Read more
Week 2 - Not so good.
Saturday, July 20, 2013      6 comments

I was so excited to finally reach that place where I'm ready to do whatever is needed to become healthy, that I over did it ... Read more
Made it through week 1
Friday, July 12, 2013      4 comments

I did it!! I actually went a whole week without eating hamburgers and fries! This was one of the most difficult goals for me to achive because this is my comfort food. What I turn to when I'm depressed or stressed. But I made it!! This was... Read more
Goals for week of 12/3/12
Monday, December 03, 2012      9 comments

I'm making a commitment to myself that I am going to stick to the plan in hopes of losing 10 lbs by 12-31-12. 1. No hamburgers, fries and pop of any kind! 2. Workout 4x this week for a minimum of 30 minutes 3. No more pity parties!! ... Read more
Day 1 of the 30-Day Shred
Monday, July 16, 2012      7 comments

I've seen so many spark members talk about the success they've found using Jillian Michaels' 30-Day Shred. So after 4 years of piddling around and playing the yo-yo game (gaining, losing and gaining more ... Read more
Weekly Goals- It does Work!
Sunday, May 20, 2012      8 comments

I have been so frustrated with my weight loss and not knowing what to do to be successful. I realize SP has many recipes, tips and tools, but it can be overwhelming for someone who is really struggling with it all. After 4 yars, I finally found... Read more
Too Easily Discouraged
Sunday, April 29, 2012      5 comments

It seems that I always know how to cheer someone else on. Know the right words of encouragement to help others along the way. But when it comes to me, I find myself stuck and unable to take the necessary steps to reach the simplest goal. It’s be... Read more
Grabbing the Bull by the Horns
Saturday, January 28, 2012      4 comments

I have done a lot of soul searching over the past month, and I’ve realized a pattern: I become depressed, emotional eating, weight gain, and increased depression which lead to more weight gain. I have finally reached my breaking point... It’s ti... Read more
Out with the Old and in with the New (ME)
Saturday, December 31, 2011      7 comments

2011 started out being one of the WORST years of my life!! I welcomed the New Year unemployed and stressed out!! I was full of anger, resentment and regrets. I kept replay... Read more
Scared Straight... into working out!!
Wednesday, November 09, 2011      8 comments

I recently went to the doctor for an over due appointment and I was actually frightened by my test results. I guess I was in denial that nothing would happen to me and that I had time to get my self together. I would say that I can start tomorro... Read more
Refusing to Give Up!!
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      6 comments

I've reached a place emotionally where I am conceding to my circumstances. I am a "control freak" and these past 2 years have proven to me that no matter how I may try I cannot control the circumstances in my life. However, I can possess complet... Read more
Week 3 Challenge Update
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      4 comments

Well, I weighed myself this morning and was NOT HAPPY with the emoticon. I GAINED 2 pounds... Well, I guess I'm n... Read more

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