San Juan Capastrano mission
Saturday, May 28, 2016      2 comments

What a day! Up at 6 with about 2 hours of quiet time. Enjoyed my first cup of hot tea & honey in 49 days. Went to Ruby's diner for breakfast had eggs, ... Read more
Day 49 and going strong
Friday, May 27, 2016      9 comments

Today is day 2 of vacation in San Juan capastrano, CA with my husband, my youngest child (the older one has to work this weekend) and my mother-in-law... Read more
Home town buffet
Thursday, May 26, 2016      4 comments

Yup! We drove from our home in phoenix to San Niguel, CA. The drive was great and my mother in law from PA got to see some of the west coast for the first time. And then it happened, lunch time came, bellies growling and what does everyone but ... Read more
What is a binge eater to do?
Monday, May 23, 2016      5 comments

Today was a struggle from the get go. I stepped on the scale for "sneak peak" before my official weekly weigh in on Tuesday morning. I quickly regretted that choice as I found myself 2lbs heavier than my last weigh in. Well, I obviously didn't ... Read more
I don't look like me.
Monday, May 23, 2016      8 comments

I took this photo this morning and I surprised myself because I don't look like I did over a month ago. The photo on the right is from a month ago. I... Read more
Keep pushing!
Saturday, May 21, 2016      5 comments

This week was awesome! I went to the gym every day didn't skip a beat with my cardio/strength training program along with my ab workout. I have made ... Read more
Ripped abs!
Thursday, May 19, 2016      2 comments

Day 41 in the books Day 2 strength training & abs. Leg raises 5 max (for now) Had a pretty productive day. Up at 3 am and in the gym by 330. Killed a 30 minute treadmill /hill climbing session & then weights. Back at home by 445 am just in t... Read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      6 comments

Nothing serious of note worthiness today. Started my strength training this morning after 30 minutes up hill on the treadmill. Spent over an hour at... Read more
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      13 comments

When I started this journey 39 days ago (and yes I will continue counting my days of "sobriety ") my A1C was 8. Uncontrolled diabetic taking medication. Today I got the results from labs that were taken this friday. My A1C has gone from 8 to 6.... Read more
Day 38 in the books
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      4 comments

As far as my nutrition goes it was horrible. I ate small breakfast because I woke with a stomach ache that cleared itself in a few hours. I ate my morning snack 2 hours late. Skipped lunch because I was in the field & I wasn't hungry anyway. B... Read more
A headache? What headache?
Monday, May 16, 2016      2 comments

I woke at 0600 this morning with a headache. I checked my blood sugar (101) took my meds, ate my breakfast and sat around for a while hoping that my sinus headache would go away. By 0700 it was still there. So many thoughts ran through my head... Read more
36 days sobriety!
Sunday, May 15, 2016      5 comments

Today was one HELL of a day. got up 5am (on my day off) to hit the gym before meeting a friend for breakfast at Cracker Barrel. i am still mad that they refuse to add plain greek yogurt options to the only healthy breakfast meal on the m... Read more
size 14! not since middle school......
Friday, May 13, 2016      19 comments

Today was a very exciting and emotional day for me. I went to the gym and met with a personal trainer for the first time in my entire life and then..... i drove straight to my doctors appointment. I knew it was going to be a good appoint... Read more
"Self care"
Friday, May 13, 2016      2 comments

I have been working in the field of behavioral health since I was 18 years old. I'm 36 now. Half my life! God, I'm old, or maybe I'm just wiser. My current role in this field is to case manage clients who have been diagnosed with substance abuse... Read more
What do you mean I am not eating enough!
Thursday, May 12, 2016      4 comments

I am finding that prior to contrary belief eating enough calories in a day is essential to weight loss. Prior to beginning this journey I never ate breakfast, I rarely ate lunch & I was lucky enough to find the energy to scarf down some unhe... Read more

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