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FREEDOM Weight
Thursday, May 08, 2014      4 comments

A couple of weeks ago, I heard someone say, ‘At what weight are you free?’ What do you mean by free, I thought to myself. ‘Free to be happy. Free to move as you want to move. Free to live as you want to live. Free from being consumed wi... Read more
Beyond the Scale 1
Tuesday, March 18, 2014      4 comments

I was sitting here beginning to write a blog about how disappointed I am with my results for round 1 of the BTS challenge. I maintained. I was two sentences in when I found myself ruminating on the words 'Beyond the Scale'. ... Read more
Desire vs Decision
Tuesday, March 04, 2014      1 comments

Been struggling with the dichotomy between my desires and my decisions. My desires: (not all but a few) *To be healthy *To be strong *To fit back into my size 4 pants *To be happy with myself My decisions: *Workout 5-6 da... Read more
A lesson in Self - Control
Thursday, February 27, 2014      3 comments

I had a virus 2 weeks ago, and have finally recovered, well, everything recovered with the exception of my voice. I've had laryngitis for 2 weeks. I've struggled with working these two weeks, trying to squeak my way through meetings and conf... Read more
Soft foods
Wednesday, February 26, 2014      5 comments

Soft, foods that can basically be swallowed without chewing is what I get tonight. Had what I thought would be a simple, pain-free visit to the dentist. Need a filling filed down to be replaced with a crown. Bottom molar, no worries, right. ... Read more
Poor me
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      4 comments

I'm having a 'poor me' day, well, let me rephrase that... I WAS having a 'poor me' day I've been fighting a virus for 10 days along with battling piriformis and sciatic issues. Laryngitis for 10 days is no fun. Everyone including myself is... Read more
Self love
Tuesday, February 18, 2014      4 comments

A challenge today on my BTS team was to name one bad habit we would break today. I have LOTS of bad habits, but the first thing that came to mind is my very bad habit of Negative Self-talk. I am so cruel to myself. I say things to myself t... Read more
Sugar
Sunday, February 16, 2014      6 comments

I've been on a junk food binge for far too long. Its so easy to slip back into old habits. I've been on this Spark journey for 4 years, I thought I had this. I thought I had those demons beat. ... Read more
2014 GOALS
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      6 comments

Goals are supposed to be attainable, but not easy... a stretch, something you have to try hard to accomplish, right? So here are my 2014 goals, I really think I can do this: 1. Love my husband (he said this had to be #1 for everything else to... Read more
JOY vs Happiness:
Thursday, December 05, 2013      8 comments

Happiness: Happiness is an emotion in which one experiences feelings ranging from contentment and satisfaction to bliss and intense pleasure. Joy: Joy is a "state of being"..it could be connected to great or calm delight or happin... Read more
Motivated
Wednesday, November 06, 2013      6 comments

emoticon Ready to rock the BLC23 week long challenge!! I'm in a much better place than I was last wee... Read more
November goals
Friday, November 01, 2013      4 comments

*Stay motivated *Be consistent * Have fun workouts *Get results ... Read more
Total & Utter DISAPPOINTMENT
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      10 comments

Total & utter discouragement that is what I am feeling today. I have been battling the same 4.5 lbs for a year! 12 months! 365 days! I can’t beat it. One week I’m down 2lbs the next I’m up 4lbs. Ugh!! I’m so incredibly FRUSTRATED!!! I... Read more
Exercise
Thursday, October 24, 2013      6 comments

Truthfully, I don’t really have an issue with not exercising, or exercising too little. I have in the past, gone to the extreme of exercising too much, twice, sometimes 3xs a day. I’ve suffered some pretty severe injuries from not resting enough... Read more
Wk 4
Tuesday, October 22, 2013      4 comments

I did much better with my evening snacking this week. I am starting to feel like I'm getting a grip on it again - finally!! I am looking to keep the streak going in week 5. If I can regain control of my emotional eating, I will make great ... Read more

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