1 pound away from my first milestone
Monday, April 21, 2014      12 comments

i have some key weights i'm aiming for. kind of like milestones on the way to my final goal weight. one of them is 224. random yes, yet not so random because it was the weight i was when i got pregnant. it was also the weight i was a month or so... Read more
downward spiral
Thursday, April 17, 2014      6 comments

i'm out of control! i have to stop this now! whiskey showed up last night. i was going to have 2 drinks. turned into many more than that. now i'm sitting here eating a hot pocket cursing myself and my lack of willpower. why am i slip... Read more
self-sabotage, please go jump off a cliff
Wednesday, April 16, 2014      7 comments

gah! where did it come from? i was doing so well, i was going along, feeling great, minding my own business. then bam! self sabotage reared it's ugly head! i suppose it's been around for a week or two and i've been denying it's existence. making... Read more
not a great week
Friday, April 11, 2014      9 comments

i'm hoping my weigh in tomorrow doesn't reflect how bad this week was. maybe i'm just being paranoid? TOM is on the horizon, so i'm fearing a water weight gain from that. here's my week in review: saturday: went to a bbq. didn't eat too hor... Read more
holy shrinking shanna!
Tuesday, April 08, 2014      11 comments

i can't believe i'm finally succeeding at this! i left the 240's far behind, never going to see that number again! i rushed through the 230's and now i'm going to quickly make my way through the 220's. that's right! i did it, i made it to the 22... Read more
10 more for 10 lbs.
Monday, March 31, 2014      2 comments

to continue my list from a few weeks ago. here are ten more things i learned over the latest 10 lbs. 1. invest in yourself. you are worth it. 2. get into a exercise habit. 3. veggies and fruit! aim to eat at least one at each mea... Read more
10 lbs gone and goodbye 230's?
Wednesday, March 26, 2014      9 comments

i'm doing really well these days and realized i haven't updated in awhile. i started weight watchers at the beginning of the month. i had been avoiding it for so long due to monetary reasons. one of the biggest reasons i love sparkpeople, it's F... Read more
the incredible edible egg
Monday, March 10, 2014      9 comments

i don't think i've heard that slogan in awhile! in one of many diet/fitness/nutrition books i've read i read a snack idea that was 2 hardboiled eggs. i also read that you should eat a protein and a carb together to get the biggest reward. ... Read more
25 for 25
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      3 comments

i love reading these lists from other spark members and have always intended to do one of my own. i realized with 25 lbs lost i can do one! i said good-bye to the 240s this morning. sure, it's only one lb away, but that's good enough for me. i w... Read more
lent goals
Tuesday, March 04, 2014      3 comments

i love making goals for lent. it's a great time to renew yourself, your new year's goals, challenge yourself and really dig deep and push yourself. i like that it's an allotted amount of time and you're not alone in making a goal. like new year'... Read more
5 lb loss overnight
Tuesday, February 18, 2014      3 comments

ah, thank goodness! the scale was very scary yesterday. i knew it would be. busy, crazy, hectic weekend. tom water retention. water retention from too much "bad" food, not enough water intake and whatever else causes water retention. i always kn... Read more
feeling better today
Wednesday, February 05, 2014      6 comments

thank you to all who read and responded to my blog yesterday. i feel better after writing it, sleeping on it, tracking, thinking, etc. i was feeling helpless yesterday. i have been stuck in this rut for so long it's difficult to imagine that the... Read more
nearing 5 years: mental breakdown and reflection
Tuesday, February 04, 2014      5 comments

i was just going through my spark teams and leaving the teams that were inactive or didn't fit in with my lifestyle anymore. i really need to become more active in teams (and the community in general). i ran across my sp class team. i joined sp ... Read more
february goals
Friday, January 31, 2014      9 comments

my new year's goals have been going fairly well. i have been sick with one cold or another since the beginning of the year. i had a cough so bad i couldn't workout, even very low intensity, without having a spastic coughing fit. then the cold mo... Read more
2014: lets get this party started
Thursday, December 26, 2013      8 comments

they say if you start planning your new year's resolutions early you will be more successful. i have found this true with all my monthly and yearly goals. if i plan well, my rate of success is much better. i can give up soda if i allow myself to... Read more

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