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Tracking Goals
Monday, November 04, 2013      11 comments

Tracking is important. It really can be a helpful tool to see if we are doing well or not. The last couple weeks I seriously fell of the exercise train. I am not exactly sure what happened. One day I was seeing the scale go down day after day th... Read more
Short & Sweet
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      11 comments

Sometimes when we focus on what has gone so terribly bad, we forget how we have succeeded. This week it seemed like I fell off the wagon. After my cheat meal, I wasn't as strict with eating. I haven't even exercised since than. But, I have conti... Read more
Cheat Meals
Sunday, October 20, 2013      9 comments

I know some people do cheat meals and always have wondered how cheat meals are a component of a lifestyle change. I mean, if one is not on a diet, than who are we really cheating? Ourselves? I have been so "good" this week and everything p... Read more
Friday, October 18, 2013      9 comments

Everyone comes to SparkPeople for all kinds of needs. Typically, we have part of the pie but other parts were missing. For me, I feel support and encouragement was missing from my life in order to make my journey successful. I joined SparkPeople... Read more
Making Strides (no pun intended!)
Thursday, October 17, 2013      6 comments

Sometimes I get really sucked into numbers. Tonight would be one of those times, lol. But, than again, those same number show me I AM doing a rocking job. I have worked out five days and tracked everyday for the last seven days. The last three d... Read more
I am BACK!
Saturday, October 12, 2013      10 comments

For the first time in over a year, I feel like I am BACK. Now, if you are reading my blog for the first time, you might be wondering, "Well, where did she go?" I guess I have always been around but not really attending. I feel like I have not be... Read more
Not Fair!
Saturday, October 05, 2013      9 comments

I have decided it is not fair. This week I did really well. I have worked out 5 days. I am going for consistently and not length so some workouts are 20 minutes long. That is what I have time for on my break. I am investigating other ways ... Read more
October Goals
Monday, September 30, 2013      6 comments

It feels like it was eons when I started this journey. I was 260 and very unhappy with myself. Now, I have gained 20 pounds and it is like I am starting over. It's hard. I really forgot how hard it is to lose weight and I think I even was taking... Read more
Awesome Day!
Friday, September 06, 2013      9 comments

You know when the chiropractor just touch your skin and tell you that you are tight... that is probably not a good thing. Yesterday I went to the chiropractor for neck pain and headaches. I couldn't move my neck without pain. Scratch that. I had... Read more
Food Ban
Wednesday, September 04, 2013      8 comments

I am trying to get back on track and it is much like starting my journey over. Just not completely from scratch. Lately, I have been trying to figure out the safe foods are and what are the foods are banned. This got me thinking. Even thro... Read more
Lunch Break Workout
Friday, August 23, 2013      8 comments

Yup, that's right! A second blog today! Guess it just means I have been thinking alot! I've had my new job for approximately two months and my workouts have been irregular. I would work out after work unless I was too tired or had socializ... Read more
Friday, August 23, 2013      7 comments

Size-ism is a discrimination that people that are overweight or obese experience on a regular basis. It is when other people think people that are overweight or obese are lazy or slobs. Honestly, I have avoided these people in general. But... Read more
Redefining My Expectations
Thursday, August 22, 2013      5 comments

I tried getting up this morning. But, it just didn't happen. In fact, I overslept for work. Today at work was just not productive. My mind was centered on my lack of spark I have been experiencing. I talked to a few friends than I talked to my f... Read more
State Secret
Wednesday, August 21, 2013      6 comments

How did you do it? Yes, YOU! How did you lose weight while juggling a career and a family? I ... Read more
"In Shape" Definition
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      8 comments

I have been thinking alot about what it means to be "Out of Shape" and what does it mean to be "in shape". This is actually a common question in counseling. Savannah, what does it mean to you? Hmm, "in shape" to me means being able to walk or ru... Read more

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