Tuesday, June 09, 2009      0 comments

It finally occurred to me a couple of weeks ago that I had gained a lot of weight in a very short amount of time despite the fact that my eating habits were better than they had been. It has to be because I started taking a birth control pill in... Read more
Pushing On
Tuesday, April 14, 2009      1 comments

I've been having worse than normal migraines the past few days. I always have a lot of them, but I've spent a lot of time in bed since about Saturday. Consequently, I didn't get to do very much walking over the weekend. I did, however,... Read more
Apple Binge
Thursday, April 09, 2009      1 comments

This is going to sound crazy, but I'm currently resisting the almost overwhelming urge to binge on granny smith apples. I just ate the slices of one small, green granny smith apple and I'm fighting with all my might to keep myself from goin... Read more
Awesome Support
Tuesday, April 07, 2009      2 comments

The support I've already received in a week's time on Spark People is astounding. I initially signed up because I'd heard it was a good way to track your eating and fitness habits, which I desperately needed. I had no idea I would find this kind... Read more
Must be Determined
Monday, April 06, 2009      0 comments

Right after I posted my last blog entry I decided to go ahead and try to workout. I did the 1 mile Leslie Sansone walking workout, and I feel pretty good. My head and neck still hurt, but no more than they did before my walk. Now I'm g... Read more
Too Bad
Monday, April 06, 2009      0 comments

I've been sick all day with a migraine, so I'm afraid I'm not going to get any exercise in today. If I feel well enough later I will take the dog for a walk, but I'm not going to beat myself up about it. If I could control these migraines at all... Read more
Go Me!
Saturday, April 04, 2009      0 comments

The hubby and I took the dog for a nice brisk walk a little bit ago. Two days in a row of cardio! I'm very proud of myself.... Read more
Proud of Myself
Saturday, April 04, 2009      3 comments

I'm really proud of myself for working out today. I took the dog for a nice walk and did the strength exercises recommended by Spark People. I even finished off with some stretching, as recommended by the site. It feels good to get moving. ... Read more
Thursday, April 02, 2009      3 comments

What is it about starting a new diet that makes you what to eat something terrible for you more than ever? Overall I feel like I've done great on my second day of this change, but I haven't done any exercise yet. I'm just hurting too much. Perha... Read more