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Well I failed my test yesterday.
Monday, February 24, 2014      4 comments

Tried to curb that stress eating, however, the situation got worse. I waited until 4:30 pm & when I did not hear from my son I called his dad's house. He stated he was working on his book report. I told him he needed to come to my house to do... Read more
A Perfect Day to Test My Stress Eating
Sunday, February 23, 2014      2 comments

So I am divorced. In a custody battle with my ex which is the majority of my stress. We currently have joint custody and shave visitation on a 50/50 schedule. My oldest son has some sensory issues. On a scale of 1-10 he is probably about ... Read more
A good & bad week
Sunday, June 30, 2013      3 comments

Good - On Monday I started a new job. Really excited to get out of public accounting and join a University's accounting team. Bad - Unsure what to expect. Getting used to the long days sabotaged some of my workouts this week, my sleep sch... Read more
It's finally here - NOT
Thursday, June 20, 2013      3 comments

Had to work hard yesterday not to get depressed. Showed up at court only to have my attorney tell me that the trial is not going to take place today. The judge wants us to meet with a parent coach - he thinks we can still work it out. What a ... Read more
It's finally here.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013      4 comments

I have been waiting for this day for over 1 1/2 years. It is finally here and I am so worried. I haven't slept well all week. If I do not gain 100 pounds this week from the stress eating, it will be a surprise. The ex & I currently hav... Read more
Life is a never ending stress nightmare
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      3 comments

So I finally made the decision to find a new job. I am a CPA in a 10 person firm. There are 5 owners and 5 employees. I am the senior member of the employees. One of our clients had an opening that I was really interested in. After reading ... Read more
That felt good.
Sunday, May 19, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday I had to take my son to see his counselor. I had not seen her in a month. The first thing she said is Linda you look great. You have been losing weight. It felt good to hear!!!! Motivation to keep me going. My scale is stuck, how... Read more
Just missed that goal
Saturday, May 11, 2013      4 comments

Last month I decided to start streaking. I set a streak goal of taking 10,000 steps a day for 30 days. Now I know to some of you that isn't anything. However, to me it takes alot of effort. The biggest obstacle is that I have a desk job. ... Read more
Body Image
Thursday, April 25, 2013      2 comments

I have been reading alot on here lately about body image. Then there was the recent message of the day about your username and how people believe the negative ones sabotage our efforts to improve ourselves and reach our goals. There was one to... Read more
I really need to stop eating
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      3 comments

When I get to the point when I feel full, I really need to stop eating. I am still in that mindset if I brought it for lunch I need to finish the lunch. I did stop today and put the rest back in the refrigerator. I still feel like I ate too m... Read more
But its just 1 chocolate chip cookie
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      4 comments

So I get to work today and enter the kitchen to put my food into the fridge. I bring my food to work everyday. I have enough food to keep me full because I do not want to munch on the junk food that is readily available in this office. Sittin... Read more
I chose not to eat those chips.
Friday, March 22, 2013      7 comments

My youngest son loves Pringles. If I eat one, I can't stop eating them. I do not normally buy chips and keep them in the house because of this. Last night I was going to make hamburgers on the George Foreman, therefore, I picked up a can of P... Read more
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      0 comments

Nothing like gettig off track than to endure dealing with a kidney stone that you can't pass. UGH!!! I do have to look on the good side. I have been meeting my water intake for the past 2 days.... Read more
Hit an unspoken goal
Monday, July 11, 2011      2 comments

When I made the commitment to get myself back to the healthy person I used to be, I knew that I needed to get to a point where exercise was not a dread, but an activity that I looked forward to and that my body craved. I can say I hit tha... Read more
Level 6
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      1 comments

Oh Yeah!!! Hit Level 6 trophy this morning!!!! Sad the weight did not come off, but that was my own fault. Fell of the wagon for about 6 weeks. I am back on track though & found a buddy!!! It will happen.... Read more

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