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Day 16 - Buspar and Slaying the Anxiety Dragon
Friday, January 16, 2015      3 comments

I'm listening to Brene Brown's "The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are" audiobook. It's really great. :) ... Read more
Day 15 - Oh where oh where have my eating habits gone?
Thursday, January 15, 2015      1 comments

"Mindfulness helps us get better at seeing the difference between what’s happening and the stories we tell ourselves about what’s happening, stories that get in the way of direct experience. Often such stories treat a fleeting state of mind as i... Read more
Day 14.5 Theanine to the rescue!
Wednesday, January 14, 2015      1 comments

(An L-Theanine amino acid molecule) Well, my mind was teetering back and forth between complete fatigue and complete anxiety / inability to focus.... so I tried my old ... Read more
Day 14 Adventures in sleeping forever
Wednesday, January 14, 2015      2 comments

I am definitely not used to this hectic schedule. I slept poorly the last few nights (because I was anxious about school starting), so I thought i'd take a "nap" yesterday... Read more
Day 13
Tuesday, January 13, 2015      4 comments

“Listen to me, your body is not a temple. Temples can be destroyed and desecrated. Your body is a forest—thick canopies of maple trees and sweet scented wildflowers sprouting in the under wood. You will grow back, over and over, no matter how ba... Read more
Day 12
Monday, January 12, 2015      3 comments

First day of class. I'm anxious as heck and tempted to skip it, but I won't. I had a very strange weekend full of inner tension, anxiety, and emotional lability. ... Read more
Day 11 (early)
Saturday, January 10, 2015      2 comments

"You don’t have to 'earn' the right to eat. If you’re going out for dinner tonight, you don’t have to save up calories by restricting all day. Eat. Every time you're hungry. Eat. Eat what you love. Listen to & Trust your body. Don't... Read more
Day 10
Saturday, January 10, 2015      1 comments

“The art of living... is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly recept... Read more
Day 9
Friday, January 09, 2015      3 comments

"The moment we override our hunger for substance, settling for whatever's handy, we are choosing our own unconsciousness. Whether with relationships, pastimes, or the food and media we consume, if what we are taking 'on-board' lacks real nutriti... Read more
Day 7 Freakout~
Wednesday, January 07, 2015      2 comments

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH that is all, really. So many feels. So much stress. But I am not collapsing under it, I'm going to stay strong and push through. Let's just say today was my cheat meal and the rest of the week needs to be ... Read more
Day 6 - Dem Moods
Tuesday, January 06, 2015      4 comments

I'm just tired today. I didn't sleep well last night. So many thoughts. Silly brain. I was incredibly happy yesterday and it felt great. I can't remember the last time I'd been so happy. I have a lot to do and no motivation to do any of it.... Read more
Long-Term Goal Weight / Maintenance Range
Monday, January 05, 2015      4 comments

Heyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy! I just realized there is a "Lost 200+ lb with Sparkpeople" Icon. I AM GOING TO GET THAT ICON ON MY PAGE. I started out years and years ago at 419 lb, when I first found SP and first began my journey towards h... Read more
Day 5
Monday, January 05, 2015      3 comments

Sleep is on schedule and so much better. Apartment clean. Now, my gym membership has been recently renewed and I am thinking I need to really take advantage of it this month so I am working on a workout schedule (thinking of maybe doing my walk/... Read more
Day 2
Friday, January 02, 2015      2 comments

I did not sleep well last night. I'm going to need to take some melatonin tonight or something to make sure it goes better. I always get neck and shoulder pain when I don't sleep right :/ Oh, I might try making my mattress firmer (it's a sleep n... Read more
Happy New Year~!
Thursday, January 01, 2015      2 comments

I am full of hope and gratitude. I just know 2015 is going to be a good year for me. I made buffalo chicken in the slow cooker (yum) and then turned it into buffalo chicken dip with veggies (triple yum!). SO FAR SO GOOD :D I've also been en... Read more

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