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Running Around/Need R.I.C.E.
Saturday, June 08, 2013      11 comments

Nice Saturday! DD, DH, and I went to BD's Mongolian Grill for lunch. It's always SO good. DD had a coupon to get a free meal for her birthday. She and DH got a second bowl and then got doggy bags so they have another meal for another day. ... Read more
Fighting Desire Snacking
Friday, June 07, 2013      7 comments

So, today was June 7th...and a 7th day on track and in range. I still have some steps and flights to do today to finish those goals up for the day and I'll do that this evening. I had some struggles with "eating desire" today. The first o... Read more
Great Happy Anniversary!!
Thursday, June 06, 2013      17 comments

I had a good anniversary! It was our 32nd wedding anniversary today. It was a work day for me...which went really well...yay! Oh, and even before that, at this morning's weigh in, I saw 195! Yay! Crazy that I am down 6 pounds from my weigh-... Read more
Seeing Progress
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      15 comments

Today was my toughest day this month to hit my fitness and eating goals. I was REALLY tired today. I need to start getting to bed earlier. I think, especially now that I am being consistently more active, I'm going to start making my sleep mo... Read more
4 Days Into June...So Far So Good!
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      11 comments

This morning, I ran through my PTSD evaluation. It had been 30 days since I did the first eval. I've improved!!!! I'm so happy about that. The PTSD is is moving into my past where I would like it to be. I'm still experiencing some stress, a... Read more
Six Recommendations for Sparking On!
Monday, June 03, 2013      15 comments

I've got some recommendations! 1. Easy Zucchini Parmesan. I tried this recipe tonight. It was really good! And SUPER easy! I made it for a side dish and served it with our fish for supper. We both really liked it and cleaned our pla... Read more
Better Decisions + Better Decisions = Success
Sunday, June 02, 2013      17 comments

Today, I am BETTER!!! My weight has gone down...which makes it so much easier to be positive...thank you Scale...but it's more than that. I am focusing on "better." I migh... Read more
Setback? No...Comeback!
Saturday, June 01, 2013      29 comments

This really helped me today. 1st day of June...time for a new beginning. Step 1...weigh in...201.2...discouragement. I sat down at the kitchen table and worked on my head.... Read more
Aha's to Move Me Forward
Sunday, May 26, 2013      22 comments

So I am still struggling with the 190's. I keep gaining and losing the same 5 lbs. So, it's time to break out of this cycle and MOVE ON! I've been seeking and finding some "aha's." Here's the first one: Negative Calorie Foods..."Negati... Read more
Ran My 1st 5K!
Sunday, May 12, 2013      43 comments

I RAN MY FIRST 5K!!! Yesterday, I went to Cincinnati where I had registered for the Girls on the Run 5K. Girls on the Run is a Nationwide program where girls are encouraged to learn the lessons of well being, self esteem, and good health and w... Read more
5 Good Days...6 lbs Down...Feeling Better
Thursday, May 09, 2013      20 comments

I've had a good 5 days and 6 lbs have dropped away since seeing the awful 201.6 on the scale on Sunday. Whew! I'm so happy about that! I feel really relieved. I've been doing a LOT of de-stressing througout each day this week. I can see... Read more
Sunday, May 05, 2013      26 comments

I've been doing a lot of reading and soul searching. I think I've made some discoveries. I think I know what's wrong with me. I think I have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...and it has resulted in substance abuse...overeating. This morning... Read more
Working on the Inside Job
Sunday, April 28, 2013      17 comments

I have been off again...on again. Last part of yesterday and today, I am "on." Why do I go off? It's the negatives. I feel a negative emotion...I eat for joy...I feel bad...I eat for joy...I feel bad...I eat for joy. It's a rather crazy cyc... Read more
Learning... Losing Weight... Finishing April Strong
Saturday, April 20, 2013      16 comments

Nine days since my last blog. Six of those days were a major backslide. My weight ballooned up to 199.2! I gained 6.6 lbs in six days. So, that was my morning weight on Thursday, the 18th. That day, I spent the morning at home. I had some ... Read more
Power in KNOWING
Thursday, April 11, 2013      12 comments

So, doing C25K was a bit surprising. I did W5D1 on Tuesday and it was 3 5-minute runs with 3-minute walks inbetween. Usually, for the subsequent days in the week, you repeat the interval from Day 1 of the week. Surprise! I started up the C25... Read more

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