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Avoiding the burn out, start over cycle.
Monday, September 16, 2013      2 comments

That's what I'm trying to avoid. I am making sure I don't burn out on the three most important things. Exercise, Eating a balanced diet, and drinking my water. What I'm doing; Taking a rest day on my exercise rotation. That... Read more
Tracked it all even if it hurt
Monday, September 09, 2013      2 comments

Well, it didn't hurt. emoticon Much. This week I not only accomplished exercise goals, but I tracked eve... Read more
Week 1: How did I do? Perfectionism re-visited.
Sunday, September 01, 2013      5 comments

I wasn't perfect, but I did okay. I don't have to be perfect every day. I am re-training my brain so it's not just something I say, but something I feel. It's okay to not be perfect sometimes. 4 days of tracking is better than 0 ... Read more
What Made Me Come Back
Sunday, August 25, 2013      6 comments

I have tried to come back to Spark People 20 times since I initially lost 125 lbs. I re-start for a week, and then go off track, and then a month, or two months later come back again. This is the last time. Because I know this c... Read more
Using the notes on the Nutrition Page
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      5 comments

I have decided to start using the notes on the nutrition page. I have a few issues going on right now that I need to work out, and I think using the notes may help me to figure them out. It seems as if each time I get to a certai... Read more
January Goal report/February Goals
Monday, January 31, 2011      1 comments

I did fairly well meeting my goals for January. I was sick SEVERAL days in January - a couple of weird viruses and a cold, and my new plan is when I'm sick I eat what my body wants. Mostly soup, juice, tea, toast and diet 7-up. I alwa... Read more
Getting More Sleep
Monday, January 24, 2011      3 comments

You know, we read that this is a key. Not just here at Sparkpeople, but everywhere. We are sleep deprived in the modern world. I hadn't thought about it much until it started being an issue for me. I noticed gradually over the last... Read more
January Goals - a few bumps in the road
Thursday, January 20, 2011      4 comments

I am still trying to get back in the swing of things. My eating has NOT been on track. So, back to the basics for me. I am motivated, but for some reason my will to stay on track food-wise isn't there yet. Baby steps. I am going ... Read more
Goals For 2011
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      3 comments

Better late than never! 1. Get within 30 lbs of my goal weight. (Closer would be better, but I am going to be realistic.) 2. Drive more. 3. Finish de-junking the house. Hubbies Room of Horror and the Utility room are left. ... Read more
Goals For December
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      6 comments

1. Get presents wrapped by 12/11 2. Stay on track, except my 'scheduled' days off - 20th and 25th, and part of the 31st... 3. Use positive language instead of negative, including internally. Instead of "not going off track" I... Read more
This year on the holidays...
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      2 comments

I have to admit, I am struggling a bit. You'd think after losing over 100 lbs I'd have it down. Last year the holidays were not a problem for me. I was highly motivated. I went to a ton of parties, and did not indulge. I actually d... Read more
4 Questions quiz
Thursday, November 11, 2010      7 comments

Borrowed from Calikiki.... 4 Things In my Life Quiz~ Four jobs I have had in my life: 1. Library jobs - various 2. Candy girl (yes, we were called that) at a movie theater 3. Receptionist at a bartending school 4. Clerk a... Read more
I AM an emotional eater.
Saturday, October 23, 2010      8 comments

I thought being an emotional or stress eater was a habit I'd overcome, I was a compulsive overeater in my teens and 20's, and also a stress eater. In my early thirties it went away. but last night was an eye opener. The Set Up. It... Read more
1200 calories = crabbiness, cravings and more!
Thursday, October 21, 2010      8 comments

For the summer I kept myself on the lowest calorie level Sparkpeople would allow. 1200-1500 calories a day. I had specific goal weights in mind for the weddings I was attending over the summer. While I was very successful, I found m... Read more
Lost Myself...
Sunday, October 10, 2010      13 comments

So, someone pointed out that I have lost 114 lbs now. Which is what I will weigh at the low end of my goal range. (Yes, I AM VERY SHORT, lol.) Yikes. I am currently a bit off track while I'm on vacation. A little more of... Read more

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