Nutritionist from H-E-Double Hockey Sticks!
Wednesday, March 05, 2008      4 comments

Jeez...I heard it again, this time from the nutritionist...oh, you have PCOS, you can't lose weight!! Grrr. When I asked for specifics on how much harder I have to work or how much less I have to eat, she didn't know, OF COURSE. Here's an ... Read more
Wednesday, February 27, 2008      2 comments

Had a doctor appointment yesterday...he says I am doing great, losing weight slowly, doing what I need to do. Even one pound a month is okay with him. Okay, so something weird, in the last week 3 people have said I have great teeth! Maybe ... Read more
Ups and Downs
Monday, February 25, 2008      2 comments

Exercise is going great...I've upped to 60 minutes most days, and 75 minutes a couple days of the week. I just joined the 3500+ Team, which is a team for burning 500 calories a day. That is actually going to be hard, but something I need t... Read more
Insulin Resistance
Tuesday, February 19, 2008      2 comments

Okay, I have been thinking about this whole insulin resistance thing (IR). Supposedly with insulin resistance and PCOS our bodies cannot lose weight as easily as 'normal people'. What I want to know is....what does that mean, and quantify ... Read more
Weekend from Heck
Sunday, February 17, 2008      2 comments

Well, I guess it had to happen eventually. I had an out-of-control weekend. Hubby and I basically had just worn ourselves out with two much working and too little sleep. We watched movies and ate junk food all weekend. It actually was very rela... Read more
Friday, February 15, 2008      3 comments

Now that I am not stuffing down my emotions with food, I find my temper is a little hard to control. Right now I am spitting mad and having a hard time not flipping out at people. Since I am the boss it makes it even harder, because I know I cou... Read more
Exercise Musings
Tuesday, February 12, 2008      2 comments

I think after several months of getting up around 6 am to exercise, my body finally knows the difference between 'needing sleep' and 'wanting sleep'. I exercise 5 days a week, usually taking one rest day during the weekend and one during th... Read more
Super Excited!
Sunday, February 10, 2008      4 comments

Okay, so not much has changed...just going about my business eating right, exercising and logging onto SP. But...but...I just feel good about it! I know my weight is slowly going down, my energy is increasing, and I am slowly adding harder cardi... Read more
Tuesday, February 05, 2008      1 comments

I'm having a hard time the last couple days. First I had a night of unplanned eating on Friday. After adding up all the calories it wasn't that bad. But since then I have had lots of doubts--doubts that I am adding my calories correctly and doub... Read more
No Weigh!
Friday, February 01, 2008      4 comments

After struggling to only weigh myself twice this week I talked it over again with my doctor, my husband and my therapist. (They are my Dream Team, one I wish every person had!!) The consensus is to put away the scale and only get weighed wh... Read more
More on Weighing
Monday, January 28, 2008      1 comments

Today I had a routine doctor appointment and we spent a long time talking about weight loss. My doctor laid down the law about weighing myself--only every 3rd day at the most and once a week ideally. Here's the weird thing....I totally ag... Read more
Just a Spot of Frustration
Saturday, January 26, 2008      2 comments

So I have been working hard, exercising 4 -5 days a week, about 200 minutes of cardio per week. I have been staying within the caloric limits. And I have lost 8 pounds-sort of. One day I am down 8 pounds, the next day I am down only 6, the next... Read more
Emotional Hunger vs Stomach Hunger
Thursday, January 24, 2008      2 comments

Since beginning SparkPeople, I have noticed a difference between emotional hunger and stomach hunger. Emotional hunger to me, is just eating and eating, not paying attention to cues, until I get that overstuffed over full feeling. It is totally ... Read more
Wednesday, January 23, 2008      3 comments

Well, I have had my A-ha moment (with apologies to Oprah)!! I have been working on dieting and exercising, and had lost 6.5 pounds. Then I hit what seemed like a plateau....no weight loss for several days, although I have been exercising a... Read more
SparkTeam Musings
Thursday, January 17, 2008      3 comments

I'm interested in the fact that I am not finding a SparkTeam for myself. I see a lot that are interesting, but none that I want to participate in.I like to read the postings, but I have only found one that I post on regularly. I think this is ju... Read more

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