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Us, achievers!
Monday, January 02, 2017      10 comments

First of all, Happy New Year to all of you out there. Yes, you, who has been working her (his) ass off all year! You know the saying One year from now you will be thanking yourself you have started, well, we did. I am so proud / happy / impress... Read more
Still kicking!
Monday, December 19, 2016      6 comments

I have been missing in action the last couple of days; I was being trained for my new job assignment. I work as an administrative assistant for a city and I had been working for the same direction for the last year and a half but recently, I got... Read more
Is my approach failing me? Yes!
Thursday, November 24, 2016      6 comments

But not the way I thought it did. After I posted my last blog, I got a lot of comments and questions about what I said. And I thank all of those who did. It got me thinking hard. I want this journey to health to be lifelong. Not diet-long. ... Read more
Is your approach failing you?
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      5 comments

The other day, I read a fellow Sparker blog about taking a break. She stated that she was taking a break for the moment to see how it goes at maintenance stage. She said that she would resume weight loss efforts in a couple of weeks. That very i... Read more
Sensible ways
Thursday, November 10, 2016      4 comments

I thank you all for the kind words of my last blog. I went through similar episodes in the past and it always led to me postponing the achievement of my goal. I can honestly say that the last time it happened to me was around July this year (the... Read more
Self pity VS self discipline
Monday, November 07, 2016      8 comments

It has not been a good couple of days. I wanted to post a very sorry for myself blog this morning when I finally got to work. Because, yes, I almost did not make it to work this morning. I woke up early, already feeling bleak and wanting to sulk... Read more
The Skirt
Wednesday, November 02, 2016      7 comments

Back in 2008, I borrowed a beautiful lacey black skirt from my sister (it is still in my possession lol) and I liked it a lot. I wore it once but it stayed in my mind for quite a long time. Lately, I hanged it on my bedroom door as a reminder, ... Read more
Nope you don't have to starve to reach Onederland!
Monday, October 31, 2016      5 comments

It was my sister birthday dinner yesterday. And there was this huge chocolate cake and I had a piece of it. I saw it before we ate it and I shut my mind. I did not make a plan and I did not think about it. I just blind myself with it and while I... Read more
Love You
Thursday, October 27, 2016      4 comments

I love you. You are the most important person of my whole life. We went through so much together. We began our lives in a difficult environment. Our family had its problems but it did not stop us from thriving. But not at first, no, at first we ... Read more
Holiday Season : A Guide to Survival!
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      8 comments

Holiday Season is coming fast and I cannot wait for it to be here but I need a plan. I browsed Spark resources and I came across very interesting articles that helped me build my plan. Holiday season will start on December 1st but the crunchy wi... Read more
Weekend for two!
Monday, October 24, 2016      2 comments

My boyfriend got a new job and he has got his weekend off. Which never happened before. We had a Saturday to spend together once in a while but not two full days. So here is the story of our weekend: Saturday, we woke up very early and we babysa... Read more
Reasons to keep going
Thursday, October 20, 2016      2 comments

I had a little meltdown yesterday and I was hard on my boyfriend later on because I was not feeling well. And I noticed it and it did not stopped me from acting that way. I know it is to test him and to see if he can handle me when I have a bad ... Read more
Tactful.... not!
Wednesday, October 19, 2016      4 comments

Today was a good day until I let TOM ruined my mood and I snapped at a colleague. It is not the first time I am less than gracious with a colleague and although I am improving, I feel it is not enough. I do not know a lot of people who are compe... Read more
Before/After (46 pounds gone!)
Monday, October 17, 2016      10 comments

It is me, obviously! First picture, march 2014 around 247 pounds. And today, October 2016, around 202 pounds. ... Read more
I am a peanut butter toast
Sunday, October 16, 2016      3 comments

Someone said to me recently, that losing weight was 80% about nutriton and 20% about exercises. And though I heard that statement countless time, same as "You are what you eat", it did not stick until now. I would be a peanut butter toast if we ... Read more

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