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Struggles
Wednesday, July 12, 2017      12 comments

One of my biggest struggles is will power and it's that will power that makes me lose those 10 pounds and gain it back in weakness. It feels like it's always the same pounds back and forth. Which really makes me question what is my rock bottom. ... Read more
Progress
Monday, July 10, 2017      5 comments

For myself, I have not given a lot of thought to my long term goals. Yes, I have an overall long-term goal for myself but right now I can't see ... Read more
Health Anxiety
Tuesday, July 04, 2017      2 comments

Sometimes each day feels like such a battle I mentioned to my PCP that I have bad anxiety and she just said excercise is the cure for that. I wish it were as simple as that. 100% of the time I find myself being afraid to push myself always afrai... Read more
Pet Peeves
Wednesday, June 21, 2017      6 comments

I had a Dr. appointment yesterday about the tendon issue I am having and he was very quick to point out I was overweight as if you aren't aware and you live in the sea of denial. You ever notice how quick the medical professionals point that out... Read more
lack of motivation
Sunday, June 11, 2017      6 comments

I have lost around 4 pounds however I seem to be gaining and losing the same 2 pounds over and over someone had a good suggestion to stop weighing yourself for a while and do inches measurements instead. I have been consistently walking my ... Read more
In honor of Tim
Sunday, June 04, 2017      6 comments

May 31st a dear friend passed away he was a member of the Spark Community for a long time some of you may know of him Persistent Tim he was the first person to friend me on here when I joined and we shared struggles with food addiction, anxiety,... Read more
Determination
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      3 comments

Today will be my 4th day of my walking program I also added some weight lifting only upper body to my routine nothing extreme in different moments I feel very motivated but I also worry about staying under my calories I seem to be teetering betw... Read more
Starting slowly
Saturday, May 13, 2017      2 comments

I was reading an article about beginning activity for the obese about starting with 10 minutes a day for a week and increasing by 5 minutes each week which makes a lot sense for whom is considered which my dr office considers me morbidly obese ... Read more
Success
Monday, May 01, 2017      6 comments

I am the number one person for failing, starting over and binging I can't even tell you how many times I have started over in the last several months but I can say I have lost 9 lbs. today and I will not tell you that I didn't slip up once BUT c... Read more
Excuses
Thursday, April 20, 2017      3 comments

In the last 4 months I have made excuse after excuse for not walking or not working out tomorrow I have my 4 month venous ablation follow up I honestly never imagined recovery would take so long to heal however that was no excuse for eating like... Read more
Failure
Sunday, April 09, 2017      6 comments

I have been doing horrible with keeping food log and working out consistently even though I am at my top weight ever nothing seems to motivate me to change each day I feel like I have failed evidently I have not gotten to my rock bottom in my mi... Read more
Never too late
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      2 comments

Today I received some tools in the mail that I purchased to help me move forward some higher wt. hand weights and a stronger loop band along with I still am using my Gazelle however I realized that my garmin activity band does not recognize my s... Read more
Bump in the road
Monday, March 13, 2017      5 comments

When you start you have every good 😊 intentions however you never plan for those bumps on the days you eat perfectly for breakfast and lunch and blow your efforts with dinner or snacking and each time this happens it sabotages your efforts. T... Read more
Loss of motivation
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      5 comments

Last week I had my 6 month check up when I got on the scale I was stunned 😳 I'd gained 10 pounds granted I had my coat and purse still on. I had reached my top weight ever while in the room waiting for my dr which seemed like over an hour I cou... Read more
New journey
Tuesday, February 28, 2017      1 comments

Today was my 2nd day logging my food and I came in under my allotted calories and did my first workout today on my brand new Gazelle Edge that machine ki... Read more

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