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Here again
Thursday, June 28, 2012      2 comments

Here I am again. I keep coming back to trying to lose weight. This time I think it will work. I am moving in with my parents and away from my verbally abusive alcohalic husband. I will finally have the money to eat properly and join a gym, as we... Read more
Not giving up!
Sunday, March 27, 2011      0 comments

Wow. It has been a whole year since I have been active on SparkPeople. My weight is back up where it used to be. How frustrating. I want to be slim by the time I am 30, but I am turning 29 in May, so I am running out of time. I am trying the Die... Read more
Breaking Old Habits
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      1 comments

Today I walked into Fred Meyers stressed out because my husband had spent too much money playing online games that I didn't know about and I had to hurry up and put in all the cash I had in my purse, bottle returns, and spare change scrounged fr... Read more
New York
Friday, March 26, 2010      0 comments

I set my goal today. I fly to Corning, NY on June 23rd to go to a family reunion... the first time I will meet my father-in-laws extended relatives that live outside of Oregon. I have set my goal at 240 lbs and a size 20/22w.... Read more
Home Away from Home
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      0 comments

I am spending some time out at my parent's house in the country doing a week and a half's worth of laundry. I love spending time with my mom, but it always makes me appreciate having my own home and making my own decisions. I did 8 loads of laun... Read more
Life without sugar
Monday, March 22, 2010      0 comments

Last Friday I started cutting all refined sugar out of my diet and only get my sugar sources from fruit, milk, 88% dark chocolate, and a small amount of raw honey. I am amazed at how sweet everything is on its own! I used to put a tablespoon of ... Read more
Off to a good start!
Saturday, March 20, 2010      0 comments

After a heartbreaking miscarriage and a shocking visit to the doctor's office to find that my blood pressure was really high after having low blood pressure all my life, I am back on SparkPeople. It is Day 3 and I have lots 5.4 lbs so far! Out... Read more
Cough Cough Sneeze
Monday, June 08, 2009      2 comments

4 weeks of doing great, and WHAMMM!!! A nasty cold virus hits. I have been sick for a whole week now, and I am getting very frustrated. I am doing my best to rest, eat right, and drink lots of water, but it is hard when I still have a lot of res... Read more
5000
Thursday, May 28, 2009      1 comments

Yeah! I finally hit my 5000 point trophy! I have been trying to lose weight (this time around) since my birthday on May 4th and have done pretty well so far. Some minor splurges but no really bad days. Usually I lose focus after the weight stops... Read more
Less PMS
Wednesday, May 27, 2009      0 comments

This month, my period hit me unexpectedly. It was my first normal one since my miscarriage in March and I didn't have any serious PMS like normal. I had some cramping and bloating the first day, but it actually feels a lot better than normal. I ... Read more
R.I.P. My Favorite Shoes
Sunday, May 24, 2009      0 comments

I finally got my car back on Friday after living without it for a week. I ended up walking nearly ten miles pulling my daughter in a wagon to get to the places my daughter needed to go (the park, the library storytime, and the playplace at McDon... Read more
Exercise
Wednesday, May 13, 2009      0 comments

I found myself waking up today and wondering what workout or combination of workouts I am going to do today. I know I need a rest day every now and then, but so far I am loving how exercise is making me feel. I may struggle and breath hard while... Read more
Yeah!
Tuesday, May 12, 2009      0 comments

Another successful day of food and exercise! I am already having so much more energy! I actually crave vegetables and exercise. It is so weird. I don't feel like my normal self at all. The majority of my life, even as a child, I would constantly... Read more
Emotional overflow
Monday, May 11, 2009      0 comments

I had a great today with my eating and exercise. I actually made it on level 7 on my parent's elyptical machine. I don't get to use it very often because I only visit them once a week, but once a week is better than nothing. I found myself compl... Read more
Exercising my "no" muscle
Sunday, May 10, 2009      0 comments

Last night I got back from my church's women's retreat. I was completely worn out, but happy that I didn't over do it on the food and gots lots of exercise. The main pastor's wife is a Weight Watchers instructor and my church has a women's hikin... Read more

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