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Toxic Parents
Wednesday, December 31, 2014      2 comments

I just listened to this book on audible called "Toxic Parents" ... my therapist recommended it. SIGH. So much of it resonates, and it makes me look at my weight and mental/emotional struggles differently. It's also helping me g... Read more
Doctor Visit
Friday, December 26, 2014      2 comments

It's always a good time when everything at the doctor checks out normal and healthy~!! I haven't always had such good test results, so I'm proud of maintaining healthy blood pressure, cholesterol, triglycerides, blood sugar, etc. . . Everything... Read more
Temporarily blocking all romantic attention
Thursday, December 25, 2014      2 comments

I have a tendency to lose myself in romantic relationships, focusing on the other's needs over my own. I obsess over guys I have a crush on. Worse yet is feeling abandoned (either by emotionally unavailable men or at the end of a relationship); ... Read more
End of Year Report, Serious Goal Setting
Wednesday, December 24, 2014      2 comments

Happy Solstice/Christmas/Hanukkah/Kw
anzaa/Festivus/Whatever, everyone! As we enter the darkest time of the year, I find my reflection and introspection reaching a peak. I'm starting to think about my goals, and allowing myself to set re... Read more
2 more lbs down :D
Friday, December 05, 2014      2 comments

Annnnnd I'm back in the 360's. Getting closer to my goal of 359 by Jan 1. I am really doing this. :)... Read more
Day 1 = lose 2 lb
Tuesday, December 02, 2014      4 comments

Awwww yeah! The Thanksgiving gain is officially gone :) This is my second day of waking up at 8 A.M.... it's honestly not so bad! I was sore when I woke up, but some warm lemon water and Tai Chi fixed all of that and got me ready for the d... Read more
I'm Back!
Monday, December 01, 2014      4 comments

So I finally have internet access on a device other than my phone for the first time in months; I'm also super motivated this December! My Sparkfriend Liz and I signed up for a 5k next year, and I am restarting the couch to 5k running prog... Read more
The happy hormone :)
Wednesday, September 24, 2014      3 comments

This blog is hilarious, informative, scientific, and insightful. Sage words on relieving stress and feeling connected with others. Had to share :) so relevant to my life. I'm pretty sure interracting on Sparkpeople raises my oxytocin... Read more
Blc 26 Goals
Monday, September 22, 2014      3 comments

Sept 17 - Dec 10 -To make every decision from a place of mindfulness and with the intention of feeling good/increasing health and fitness -To lose 25 lb -To stay consistent with exercise and nutrition goals (staying in calorie and carb ... Read more
Initial Weigh In / self pep talk
Wednesday, September 17, 2014      4 comments

I was so sure I'd gained weight over the past month (since last time I weighed in)... I was bracing for a nasty gain and then.... Lost 1.2 lb :) yay! Obviously I plan to lose at a faster pace over the next 12 weeks but any loss is a success, esp... Read more
Where I've been, Where I'm going
Wednesday, September 17, 2014      3 comments

First of all I am in a MUCH better place than I was earlier this year (thank you again to those who supported me back then). My new job starts soon, I'm in classes and have a projected end date to my degree as July 31, 2015. I'm going to do it. ... Read more
Weekly Tracking
Monday, July 28, 2014      1 comments

Sun ----- Did a short walk at the gym, had a particularly good stretch and tried to get my sleep on schedule according to my goals (woke up in the middle of the night an... Read more
Plans/Goals!
Sunday, July 27, 2014      1 comments

I do better when I'm organized so here we go :) CW: 379 ST Goal: 360 (my 5%) LT Goal: 225 by my 30th birthday (Nov 7 2016) Game plan(at least for the next few months): -Lose about 2 lb per week -Sleep by 10 pm, 8+ hour... Read more
Positive affirmations
Sunday, July 20, 2014      3 comments

I just want to remind myself (in case I need to look back at this blog any time this week) of the following: 1. I AM STRONG. No matter how many times in my life I thought I couldn't get through something, I have always made it through. E... Read more
Mindfulness!
Saturday, July 12, 2014      2 comments

"Our Appointment with Life" with Thich Nhat Hanh: http://tnhaudio.org/2014
/07/10/our-appointment-wit
h-life/ I am so grateful for this man and his teachings! “Breath is the bridge which connects life to consci... Read more

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