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I Can Change
Saturday, May 23, 2015 13 comments
I've made a little progress in the past week and it's encouraged me to begin anew with redoubled focus. I'm right at my halfway weight point right n...
Worst Case Scenario
Sunday, May 17, 2015 12 comments
I've dealt with some beautiful sadness in the past couple of months. I had so much social stuff going on in my life, relationship stuff, emotional s...
The Gift of Today
Friday, April 03, 2015 10 comments
I had a lot of enthusiasm for March, but what consumes your mind controls your life, and my mind was consumed by a couple of things that ended up taking over my month. I ...
The Struggle With Self-Image As I've Lost Weight
Friday, March 20, 2015 12 comments
Lately I have had four men knock themselves out falling all over me telling me how beautiful I am, and all the upfront flattery just floored me. I was so embarrassed about...
Wake Up and Be Amazing
Thursday, March 12, 2015 16 comments
I've always been competitive. I joined a BLC/Dietbet challenge here on Spark last year and won one of the mini challenges as well as the entire contest and ended up with a...
The First Step Toward Change
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 25 comments
The number one thing I had to do before I could start working on losing weight again was make the decision that I WANTED to get down to 121. When I lost 70 pounds and star...
I Can Because I Think I Can
Sunday, March 08, 2015 12 comments
The big thing I've been hearing people talk about lately is motivation. Everyone seems to be struggling with getting and staying motivated. I have to admit that last week...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 16 comments
I'm finally starting to feel better. I got a Fitbit, which served as good inspiration to start getting in more steps and tracking my food again, but after a week of using ...
Bringing the Effort Every Single Day
Monday, February 02, 2015 11 comments
I was lucky enough to get my pain under control and I've been able to refocus and start working on my goals again. I did some reflection and looked over my notes from Spar...
Pain is Our Teacher
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 7 comments
For the past week, my pain only worsened and I became bedridden from my sciatica, being unable to stand or sit. The pain was so severe I was no longer able to even see my ...
Pain & Yoga
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11 comments
For close to a week now I've been having severe problems with my back or more aptly my leg and lower back. When my aspirin starts to wear off I'm in unbearable pain but r...
Wednesday, January 07, 2015 11 comments
Today was all about getting motivated for me. I've been overwhelmed lately and it was good to get a step back and make a new plan. I did yoga with my son this afternoon as...
New Year, New Focus
Thursday, January 01, 2015 11 comments
My mission in 2015 is to make healthy choices. I made two resolutions this year and one is to be as healthy as possible every day and the other is to try to lose twenty po...
Friday, December 19, 2014 15 comments
I am all ready for Christmas. Today I finished up my shopping and everything is as close to perfect as it's going to get. I got all the candy for Fritzy's Christmas stocki...
Nothing Worth Having Comes Easy
Friday, December 05, 2014 14 comments
I've been making progress, but it's been slow progress. My biggest focus is on establishing a good routine and sticking with it. I've continued to track my food on a regul...
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