Winning the Long Game
I haven't written anything here for awhile, but I just wanted to check in and update a bit on my progress. For the past week I've been devoting myself to positive change. I'm getting up early in the morning, eating three healthy meals a day, cut... Read more
One More Time
Hey everybody. Still alive and kicking -- hope you all are doing well.
For the past couple of months I've been working hard on getting a handle on my depression -- staying on the meds and going to therapy. I recently passed the eighteen-mo... Read more
Hello again, Sparkpeople people! I hope you're all doing well.
The past couple of months have been very up and down. The doc increased my meds to help a bit more with m... Read more
Well, this is embarrassing...
There's a part of me that doesn't even want to write this entry, because given yesterday's entry, it's pretty embarrassing. You know how yesterday I was saying that fast f... Read more
You're On the List!
Here comes a long entry!
All right, so I'm going to start with a wee bit of bragging. Yesterday I:
1) Re-started my Sparkpeople plan.
2) Ate healthy a... Read more
Never look back.
Funny, it seems like just the other day I was remarking that time flies. And then a month went by, and it seems I hardly noticed at all.
January and Fe... Read more
Hi There! It's Been a While...
It's been nearly six months to the day since I last posted here. When I last wrote, I was struggling with my depression and having a terrible time motivating myself t... Read more
On the constant struggle with depression
Despite hitting the gym and having a good breakfast, today is already shaping up to be not so hot.
Saw the therapist again yesterday. I've been seeing him for a... Read more
We're Going Streaking!
When I saw my therapist last week, he said he was "very optimistic" about my chances of really handling my depression and getting better. He asked me to start keeping ... Read more
Walkabout III and Mental Health Update
While my workout buddy was out of town on vacation, I let myself slip hard. I stopped going to the gym, stopped tracking my food, and bad meals started slipping in he... Read more
Got up this morning and walked again. Since my pedometer behaved even more poorly than last time (it recorded 5 steps and then just stopped), I'm declaring it a waste o... Read more
My workout partner is out of the picture all this week, so I am on my own to try to get some exercise. I put on my pedometer and headed out the door at about 6:30 thi... Read more
What's Your Status?
Wow, time really flies. It seems like only a few days ago since I last updated, and it's been weeks. Plenty has happened.
First of all, I've been working o... Read more
Slipped, But No Big Deal
So last night we got late night cravings and decided to have one "cheat day." We went out for fast food. Ultimately, I think we could have talked ourselves out of it, but we just decided not to. When I tracked the food, I was pleased to find tha... Read more
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The Ten Pound Mark
Well, I stepped on the scale today and weigh ten pounds lighter than when I started -- this seems to corroborate my clothes feeling looser. I'll definitely take it! Many more to go, but so far the Sparkpeople plan has been really easy. Early nex... Read more