MELISSAT123's Blogs

Gym Anxiety
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      1 comments

Over the past 15 years or so, I've been a member of many gyms. I started at Lucille Roberts when I was 15, and during the first year, I went extensively. Then as time went on, I kept going less and less, till I wasn't going at all. Then, ... Read more
New Years Resolutions
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      3 comments

It's that time again! Time to leave the last year behind and look forward to the year ahead. In my brief blog from yesterday, I described what I've been dealing with in 2012. Well that's in the past. Today's blog is going to be a checklist t... Read more
2013, Bring it on
Monday, December 31, 2012      2 comments

2012 was a year of a lot of ups and downs. My mom had a couple of very serious health scares this year and I was scared. I'm still scared. It's funny, we've sort of switched roles, I've become the smothering mother, she, the child. But... Read more
After a long plateau. . .
Saturday, July 14, 2012      2 comments

I gave up. I was stuck between 210 and 220 since I got down to 208 in August of 2011. 2011. Almost a year ago. And every week I would weigh myself, and think - OK, this week you'll do better. This week is the week we'll get back down. And ... Read more
Why I want to punch my scale in the face. . .
Saturday, February 18, 2012      4 comments

This week consisted of: - Working out Friday - Wednesday everyday 1Hr+. And not phoning it in - hard core, drenched in sweat, workouts. - Eating yummy homemade chili for 3 nights - getting my potassium and protein in. - Keeping in calori... Read more
January Goals - Recap
Saturday, January 28, 2012      3 comments

I've submitted my last weight of the month today, and even though I gained 2 pounds this week (stupid TOM) I still ended up losing 6 pounds. It's not what I was hoping for, but it's a start. So, lets see what I've done well and what I still ne... Read more
Another pretty good article on tips for weight loss
Friday, January 13, 2012      3 comments

I love Men's Health for weight loss tips (weird, I know!), I always hope to see them on Yahoo's home page. For some reason the female magazine diet/exercise tips, feel like they're written for someone who wants to go from a size 0 to a size 00.... Read more
Best/Worst Tasting Meal Plans Article
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      3 comments

in case you're interested:
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The dreaded Ortho
Thursday, January 05, 2012      5 comments

Today I had my first appointment with the orthopedist that my doctor referred me to. All things considered it was a big ole waste of $40. The doctor comes in and asks why I'm there. I explain to him the doctor referred me because she took... Read more
Sleep, Oh Sleep, Where art thou?
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      8 comments

Last night was a very restless night. It was mostly a DOH! night. As you may or may not know, I caught a cold from mini-me on NYE and I've been out of commission this week. Today was my first day back at work. So of course last ni... Read more
January Fitness & Nutrition Goals
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      8 comments

I'm totally being a copy cat here, because I just read MNGirlie's blog recapping her Dec and outlining her January goals and I decided that's a good way to hold myself accountable, so I'm going to "borrow" the idea. L, I hope you don't mind ... Read more
A little about me...
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      5 comments

Just for fun :) A. Age - 29 B. Bed size - Full C. Chore you dislike - Bathroom scrubbing *cringes* D. Dogs - None, but hopefully next summer :) E. Essential start to your day -COFFEEEEEE!!!!! F. Favorite color - Blue G. Gold or s... Read more
Day 1
Sunday, January 01, 2012      8 comments

In weight loss, we get the opportunity to start over if we need to. Whether it be once a month, once a day or several times a day, how ever many times you need to. As I mentioned in previous blogs, the last part of the year didn't go as ... Read more
2012 Goals, and keeping a positive outlook
Tuesday, December 27, 2011      7 comments

First and foremost, I'd like to give a special thanks to everyone who commented on my last blog. I've decided that I'm still going to train for the dash, but I'm going to train smart. I'm not going to let the osteoarthritis hold me back, I'm j... Read more
Monday, December 19, 2011      7 comments

so last Thursday I went to the doctor because I had been feeling soreness and tenderness my left hip. I was really just looking for her to confirm that it was just muscle soreness or something to that effect. So she ordered an Xray , and... Read more

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