Family Attitudes
Monday, May 11, 2009      1 comments

Today I thought I'd write about family attitudes towards weight-loss and weight. I'm prompted to do so because its week five for me on the Sparkpeople lifestyle change stage and the topic is emotional eating. I've already written about things ... Read more
Answered Prayers
Thursday, May 07, 2009      5 comments

Today I feel as if a HUGE weight has been lifted off of my shoulders: insurance is going to pay for the repairs to our trailer!!!!!!!!!! We've been unable to live in our home since Christmas and possibly would have had to declare bankruptcy if ... Read more
When some dreams die. . .
Friday, May 01, 2009      7 comments

So my blog entry title is maybe a little over-dramatic, but I just need to vent. Then, once I've written it here, I'm going to suck it up and try not to complain about it again. Music Festival is basically over and it did not go as well as... Read more
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      2 comments

I was just reading through some posts on the ACOA group that I belong to and it finally hit me. . . why am I giving my power to other people? It's not for them and it belongs to me. I am giving it to people who don't even know it and who proba... Read more
Music festival so far. . . and some self analysis.
Monday, April 27, 2009      2 comments

Thank you to all the people who commented on my blog yesterday! You guys really made me smile and gave some much needed encouragement. I didn't win yesterday, but I still felt that I did well. Maybe not every tiny little thing went accord... Read more
And so begins another year of music festival
Sunday, April 26, 2009      4 comments

Today is my first day of competing in music festival for the next week, and I am oddly calm. Well, I guess writing about this is making me a little nervous, but it's still 7 hours away until I perform. Normally the first day of music festival ... Read more
Into the 150's!!!!!
Wednesday, April 22, 2009      5 comments

I'm so excited today! For the first time in my life I weight 158!!!!! The running really must be paying off. My shopping spree for new clothes is getting closer and closer every day. ... Read more
My first run without stopping
Monday, April 20, 2009      2 comments

As I write this I am still profusely sweating, but I am just so excited that I had to blog: I just jogged 60 minutes virtually without stopping!!! (I walked briefly three times for a minute each.) I can't even believe it. I used to hate runnin... Read more
Due for another quarter-life crisis
Saturday, April 18, 2009      3 comments

The DH and I are going through a quarter-life crisis again. (We both had a small one when we turned 20.) Seriously, what are we doing with our lives? We know the end result we want, it's just that the steps in between that should be taken rig... Read more
Friday, April 17, 2009      0 comments

Today I am very proud of myself, it's been a week at home with a lot of eating out and I've stayed within my calorie range for almost every one of those days. I've been exercising lots and have still lost another pound, so hurray! Today my... Read more
My Favorite Workout Buddy
Monday, April 13, 2009      2 comments

Today's workout was great! One of the many perks of being back at home is that I can work out with my cousin Janelle. The first time I got in shape she was a big part of that and it is so good to be able to workout with her again!! She had a ... Read more
1st Day Home!
Friday, April 10, 2009      1 comments

As I write this blog I am sitting beside my DH in disbelief, having a very nice mellow evening. I am still running on insane amounts of adrenaline. I should be exhausted after a very long flight with long layover and a collective 4-5 hours of ... Read more
Going Home!!!!!!
Friday, April 10, 2009      1 comments

I can't believe it, in six hours I will be going home for the summer!! I should probably be sleeping, but I'm way too excited and I have a bit of packing to do yet. It was kind of sad today saying goodbye to all the people I love out here. Wh... Read more
Monday, April 06, 2009      1 comments

I need to vent before I go to bed tonight, so be warned. How am I ever going to get everything done? I've gotten good at managing work/school/exercise/practice, but add in 10-20 page paper and moving my Wednesday and it all goes haywire!!! My... Read more
3 questions
Saturday, April 04, 2009      2 comments

I found these questions on the Done Being the Fat Girl group and I like them. 1. Why are you overweight? I had a rough home life and ate to fill the void. I felt objectified by my Dad's bachelor friends and stayed overweight so... Read more

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