Recommitted and reaping rewards!
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      6 comments

Yay! I finally hit the 30 pounds lost mark! I'm excited. I had hovered just under that milestone for quite a while so it's nice to see it! I have 10 pounds to lose by the end of June to hit my short term goal and reach the halfway point. I ... Read more
Back in the Saddle Again!
Monday, May 16, 2011      4 comments

After a few weeks of spinning my wheels and feeling disengaged and disenchanted, I am back. I am so glad I didn't give up and a big part of that is Sparkpeople. I am so glad I found this site and started using it in my journey to lose weight a... Read more
Sadness, stress and somber reflections
Friday, May 13, 2011      1 comments

I feel very low today. I have been under a great deal of stress which I know is a huge trigger for me to escape...through food, sleep or movies. Yesterday, someone I met through my job and have had very brief contact with, attempted suicide. ... Read more
Floundering a bit but still resolved
Monday, May 02, 2011      2 comments

April has been really tough. Although I'm still dedicated and determined to live a healthy life, I am definitely floundering. I have had a lot of stress with my daughter being sick every time I turn around and I am desperate for her to finish ... Read more
Discovered a dark place in me
Saturday, April 23, 2011      3 comments

It is really strange that you can spend your whole life with yourself and still not really know yourself. I have been trying to read some books and such that will help me in my journey to be healthy. I know that I am an emotional eater and I d... Read more
Surprised my doctor...
Friday, April 22, 2011      2 comments

I had to go to the dr. this morning and of course, they weighed me as usual. So, I thought it was really funny because when I met with the dr., he said "Wow! You've lost almost 30 pounds since you were here in November. " I could actually see... Read more
Feeling groovy...
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      3 comments

Well I am feeling pretty good. I feel strong and I think my healthy eating is a regular habit for me now and that is awesome! I eat breakfast and pack lunch and make dinnerat home. The few times we eat out, we find healthy options. It is rem... Read more
Oh what a beautiful mornin'! Oh what a beautiful day!
Monday, April 11, 2011      1 comments

I've got a beautiful feelin' everything's goin' my way! Feel like I just walked out of a thunderstorm and into a sunny day! Things are definitely looking up. I feel like I'm getting my workload under control and that is amazing. My daughter... Read more
Weekend is over... :(
Sunday, April 03, 2011      1 comments

This was a very odd weekend. Daughter seems to be recovering, mono test was negative but dr. said it could be false negative so we'll see what happens when she goes back to school tomorrow. She's been sleeping about 16 hours a day. I'm just ... Read more
Having a rough day...
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      2 comments

About 10 pm last night, my daughter came to me burning with fever and says "I probably have mono cause Liz had it" Of course, I'm instantly stressed out about her being sick, what mono entails, her missing school, and so on. After some online ... Read more
I've lost 20 pounds now!
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      0 comments

I started January 2nd and so it's been almost 3 months and I'm down a tiny bit over 20 pounds. I think it averages out to a little over 1.5 pounds a week. That is pretty awesome considering I believed I could never change my eating and exercis... Read more
Thanks to Spark...I'm doing alright.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      3 comments

I haven't blogged for about a week because having the injury to my foot really took the wind out of my sails. No more exercise for me for a while because I have to allow my foot some time to heal. It is really tough to do because once I get go... Read more
Tough to run when you can barely walk
Monday, March 14, 2011      3 comments

Well, I figured out that I most likely have plantar fascitis which basically causes me excruciating heel pain. I have to make an appointment with a podiatrist to confirm and figure out what I should do. Based on what I've read, I need to rest ... Read more
Still struggling with water... does it make a difference?
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      4 comments

Okay, here's the deal...since January 2 of this year I have been tracking my food, selecting nutritious food to eat and exercising but I am still struggling to drink enough water. I have 1 1/2 c. with breakfast, 1 1/2 c. with lunch, another 1 1... Read more
I guess I was just ready
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      2 comments

I have to say that I am pleasantly surprised by this whole life-changing journey. Of course there are speed bumps (like chocolate :) but it is working. Not only am I tracking everything and usually staying within my ranges but I am not throwin... Read more

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