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Struggling
Friday, August 07, 2009      1 comments

I have really been struggling to get back into things. I really want to, but it's always something keeping me down. I was on vacation, gained some weight (but it was vacation so I'm trying not to beat myself up), then I just had a very lazy week... Read more
MIA
Sunday, June 28, 2009      0 comments

Ok, so I have been MIA for the last couple of weeks on a very, much-needed break. But now - I'm back! And while I'm not ready to get up at 4:30 in the morning again, I AM ready to get back to the gym, start drinking more water and eating healthi... Read more
Struggling
Friday, June 05, 2009      0 comments

I will be honest, I am REALLY struggling to eat right, and to stay on track. The exercise I am doing. I have found that if I talk to my Mom or Stephanie, I don't work as hard. But if I put on the headphones and go with the beat of the music - I ... Read more
Re-evaluating
Saturday, May 23, 2009      1 comments

Well, after much frustration and discouragement and asking for help (Thanks my fabulous Hot Chili Peppers!), I have re-evaluated. I have gotten lazy. I have started slacking and it's time to get back into gear. I have done fine on my cardio but ... Read more
Frustration
Friday, May 15, 2009      3 comments

Well, I haven't gotten to weigh in the last two weekends, so this week I was really hoping to see some change! I lost an inch on one part of my abdomen, and half an inch off my hips (which is really one of the last places I need to lose it), so ... Read more
Crazy busy week!!
Thursday, May 07, 2009      0 comments

I have been running about a mile a minute all week - and there are no signs of slowing down this weekend!! I'm trying hard to take big, deep breaths and stay calm. I am going to be up SUPER late tonight and have to get up SUPER early to get to t... Read more
Fun day!
Wednesday, April 22, 2009      4 comments

Wow. I have to say that I got paid one of the highest compliments I have ever received today. It is really helping me see how much progress I have really made!! I work in nursing homes, and today I was in the hallway when a couple of REALLY... Read more
Not sure what happened
Friday, April 17, 2009      1 comments

So this week I think I did pretty good. There were days I could have done better, but on the days I didn't eat well, I was VERY active. So I wasn't that worried about it. Most days I did my calories and I worked out. But I gained a pound??? I'm ... Read more
Workout break
Wednesday, April 08, 2009      1 comments

I'm a little behind on my blogs. I am having a hard time convincing myself to sit in front of my desk at home. But that will soon change! Next week I am getting a laptop my Mom bought me for my birthday - so I will definitely be posting up and k... Read more
A revelation
Friday, March 27, 2009      2 comments

Last week was my birthday, so all week I didn't count calories, I didn't worry about trying to get to the gym. I just had a relaxing week, full of friends and family, good food and good fun. I gained one pound, but I wasn't worried. I never beat... Read more
Ugh!
Thursday, March 12, 2009      3 comments

So, I don't remember having this problem last time it was that "special" week... But for whatever reason, I can't seem to stop eating! And honestly, I really just want to let myself eat. And I might. I have come so far, and I really do think it ... Read more
Frustrated with myself
Saturday, February 28, 2009      1 comments

I have really REALLY got to focus more. I have got to do better. During the week, I usually do really well. I eat at the lower end of my calorie range, and I have REALLY gotten better about fighting my cravings in the evenings. BUT... get m... Read more
Rough week
Saturday, February 21, 2009      1 comments

So, this week has not only been unusually busy, but it has been unusually sad. A coworker of mine died in a car crash on Wednesday. Talk about something that will get you off track... So I only made it to the gym twice this week instead of ... Read more
Sick
Wednesday, February 11, 2009      0 comments

So I have been sick since last Friday and it has been VERY frustrating. I am finally at the tail end of it though, and am hoping after this weekend to get back to my normal schedule. On the upside, I had been stuck at 184 for a couple of we... Read more
Motivation and Positive Reinforcement
Tuesday, February 03, 2009      0 comments

So, this whole time Spark People has been talking about rewarding yourself. Well, I haven't done any of that. I eat well during the week, get my free meal on the weekend and just contiue on. Week in. Week out. I haven't felt the need to reward m... Read more

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