A motivational image!
I created this as a positive affirmation for myself, but I thought I would share it here as well! Please feel free to use it!
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Over a Year Later... I didn't make it 17 days
I couldn't even get through the first set of 17 days on the 17 Day Diet. I am a loser, and not in the good way! I have decided I just can't do diets. I'm done. It's too much for me to have to follow a set menu, let alone shop for it and cook... Read more
Day 6 of the 17 Day Diet
I haven't done well at keeping track of my foods the past few days. My 1 year old granddaughter was here over the weekend, and I was a little busy. But I did do pretty well at keeping with the right foods. I did a very small little cheat on F... Read more
Day 2 of 17 Day Diet... The Cravings Begin
I want CARBS!!!! *in my best Cookie Monster voice*
I am quite sure that I am a carb addict. No, I don't eat candy bars and donuts. I want NOODLES!!! Ramen Noodles... Read more
Ok, so I finally decided to actually start the 17 Day Diet today! This is what I look like now. Let's see how different it is at the end of my first 17 days!
I a... Read more
I really do feel like such a failure now. I get all excited and say "I'm really going to stick with it this time.", and then, here I am, months later. Not a pound lighter. Actually, several heavier.
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Ok, so it wasn't a full out run, but I did jog a bit on the Wii a couple days ago! I haven't run at all since high school, so it was a big deal for me!
I was doing a few exercise games on the Wii Fit, and decided to try the short run. I... Read more
I am stronger than I knew
I have been whining. Sorry bout that. I get down on myself sometimes, and the bigger I get, the harder I seem to be on myself. So, here I am, telling myself to "Cut it OUT"!!!
Daggonit, life's too short to make it harder than it has to b... Read more
I'm so disappointed in myself
I come here, all full of motivation and good vibes, ready to finally beat this thing... again.
Now, it's weeks or even months since my last entry. Since my last charting of what I've eaten. And I have been bad. I mean, my basic meals are... Read more
Off Topic: Amazing new furniture - Video
I know this has nothing to do with weight loss or anything, but I just had to share it! My dear friend, Marihani, shared this video on Facebook, and I just had to pass it on! The video is just a few minutes, and it will amaze you, so just clic... Read more
Living with Pain
I am almost 42 years old, and I've been living with chronic back pain every day for about 6 years or so. It's hard to pinpoint a specific time, because it's come about gradually since I was about 20 years old.
When I was young, my back w... Read more
Ugh, I'm such a loser
And not in the good way, either. LOL This past week, I have not been good at all. I come on here, spouting all sorts of good vibes about how psyched I am, and then I totally slack off. Oh sure, I have an excuse, but is it a good one? I ANY ... Read more
Back Again... The Sequel
Ok, I didn't do so well the last time I came back to SparkPeople, but I'm here again, and with determination! I WILL stick with it!!! And if I slack off a bit, I hope and pray that one of you will come lookin' for me! LOL
Anyway, I wante... Read more
I joined SP a long time ago, and have gone back and forth with dieting. Sadly, I weigh more now than ever. About 220. *sigh* But I really want to get back on track.
I had back surgery earlier this summer, and am fin... Read more