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Just plain truth.
Friday, May 05, 2017      3 comments

It takes everything I have to keep being positive and keep up on my plan. I'm told to read inspirational stories, but they just make me want to cry. I read the posts on the community feed and again, I just want to cry. Why is it so many people c... Read more
What's going right.
Thursday, May 04, 2017      6 comments

I have exercised every day for 73 days, for at least 15 minutes. Most days I get in close to an hour and some days over. I have drank at least 8 cups of water every day for 73 days. I have tracked my food for 73 days. I have given myself a pep t... Read more
Discouraged that nothing I accomplish makes a difference.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017      9 comments

I promised I would be transparent and open. I have worked hard to be positive. I have worked hard to follow my goals every day. I have followed goals for 51 days to exercise, drink water, stay within my calories, track my intake, and follow my c... Read more
Where's my latte?!
Friday, April 07, 2017      4 comments

I used to enjoy a cup of black coffee every morning. Then I started lattes. Oh, my. That creamy taste, with not too much sweet. But, still, too much sugar. So, I started sugar free chai tea lattes. Yum. Really not too sweet, creamy, and spicy. B... Read more
I really don't want to exercise today; Week 3 of my journey
Monday, March 13, 2017      7 comments

I am a very busy person. I drive every day for sometimes half of my day. It is amazing how many muscles get fatigued by driving. My job is not physically demanding, but very emotionally draining. I have no one I can come home to and unload abou... Read more
Day 20, Setting long term goals
Saturday, March 11, 2017      1 comments

My vision: I want to be healthy, active, and thin. I work with mostly a geriatric population. I see how a sedentary lifestyle can really affect a person's health with development of diabetes, heart conditions, and circulation issues. I kno... Read more
Week 2 of my Journey
Sunday, March 05, 2017      4 comments

I have made it 2 weeks and have exercised for at least 15 minutes every day. I can feel I am getting stronger. I decided the generated meal plans just aren't working for me. I am going back to my usual meal planning. I've discovered when I eat m... Read more
Quick Meals
Sunday, March 05, 2017      4 comments

Our lives are insanely busy. My 16 year old daughter is a junior in high school and working a part time job. I have a full time job that often keeps me over and am involved in outside activities. Then we have to fit in our social lives. Crazy. S... Read more
Be Less of Me to Find More - Week 1 of My Journey
Sunday, February 26, 2017      2 comments

7 days. I have followed my plan for the week. I allowed myself some latitude and set my goals to be important, but attainable. I know in the past I have tried to make too many and too big of changes all at once. I have done it. Every day I have ... Read more