U G L Y You ain't got no alibi
Well, it has to be said, I can’t hide it anymore.
Sometimes, I feel….ugly. Ok, it’s out. I know, it’s shameful and sad, and I hate that word, and I HATE feeling like that. It breaks my heart to hear someone else say that about themselves... Read more
Stupid Actions = Stupid Results
An older blog that I wrote last month, things have changed since then, but i thought it was good to post anyway:
I must be the queen of excuses. Any chance I get, I’ll come up with a reason to not do something….
It’s a little depressin... Read more
Everyone has reasons for wanting to lose weight and be healthy, blah blah blah. And I think most are generic, like “I want to live longer, I don’t want to huff and puff up a flight of stairs” etc. I also think everyone has very specific reasons ... Read more
vision versus numbers
There have been many many times when I’ve caught a reflection of myself and been shocked by it. Although I know that I’m fat (it’s kind of hard to forget,) in my mind, I don’t think of myself as a fat girl. So when I see that reflection, it’s ... Read more
Back it up
Well, I finally got my bum (wide but still cute bum) back to the gym. Why so long an absence? Besides the obvious of not really liking to exercise and liking my sleep, I realized there were other issues while talking about it with my friend Deb.... Read more
To hike or not to hike
This is a long one….
First hike of the year! First hike for a very long time. My brother Shannon started hiking last year and had asked me numerous times to go. First, I always said no, then I started agreeing but would always cancel. This ... Read more
Wii are not amused
(I have started my own personal blog, but I figure I can also post the same blogs here....sorry if you follow both blogs and get a repeat)
Steve and I bought a Wii back in Oct ’09. We got the WII fit also, which I love. So much to do, it’... Read more
Got my results from my sleep study, I have mild intrusive sleep apnea. I go in for another study next week, they will fit me with a cpap and adjust it while I sleep.
I'm not excited about having sleep apnea, but it's good to know that I ... Read more
So, after finally getting into some good habits and having some results at the gym, I decide to crash magnificently on my bike, which lays me up for about a month. So annoying...i... Read more
Being patient is working this time.
So, the biggest change lately is that I’ve been working out with my friend in the mornings on work days, resting on the weekends. This is our 9th day, and it’s going SO well, I’m ... Read more
It's good to feel hopeful again
So many starts and stops....losses and gains....it's almost impossible not to let that discourage me. but....
I have started working out with my friend Brenna in the mornings, and although we've only gone 4 days, there has been a huge impr... Read more
She TRIED to sabotage me....but it didn't work!!!
When I refer to this "she" person, I am actually referring the evil person inside of me who tried to mess with my routine!! I've been really consistent about working out for the p... Read more
I can't believe I haven't given up yet.
After SO many starts and stops at trying to lose weight and get into shape, could this be the one??? I am just shocked that I haven’t lost momentum or hope or my motivation. It’s... Read more
A few months ago it was suggested to me that when I work out, imagine myself as the weight I want to be, and run towards her. So when I'm on the treadmill or the elliptical, I try to imagine each step as a step closer to "her." To make it eve... Read more
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Guaranteed ways to succeed at resolutions (great advice!)
I read this on my new favorite website, first30days.com, and thought it was worthwhile to share. I especially love number 1 and 5.
Guaranteed Ways to Succeed at Resolutions
I am often asked why so many people don’t change and don’t rea... Read more