survived a major trigger to be booze free for 2 days
Wednesday, June 03, 2015      5 comments

I realized this morning that being booze free for 30 days is so important to me that I'm going to move all my other june goals to the backburner and focus on this one. I don't want my usual failure of one goal to bring on the domino effect for e... Read more
june goals
Thursday, May 28, 2015      5 comments

ok, so I have to get back on track. I'm going full throttle in june. I can go full throttle for a downward spiral, so why not do the same for an upward spiral? I tracked my food intake perfectly Saturday-Tuesday. it was interesting. first o... Read more
that one time when i gained 10 pounds in two months
Friday, May 15, 2015      9 comments

seriously, since march 14 I have gained 10 lbs! I gained 4.4 of them in one week! I can't get passed this all-or-nothing attitude. if I mess up one day I can't get back on track. I say next meal and it turns into next week. and then I just... Read more
because it's important to me
Tuesday, April 21, 2015      5 comments

I work out at 4 am... I track all my food... I drink a gallon of water daily... I make smart choices... I limit my alcohol... ...because it's important to me. I'm really struggling lately. I have no motivation to workout, I am ... Read more
April goals
Friday, March 27, 2015      6 comments

March went ok, but the last couple weeks have been awful! i need to turn things around in april or i'm afraid i'll get caught up in the summer craziness and find myself gaining back a lot of the weight i've gained. yesterday i researched b... Read more
i'm a binge eater?
Thursday, March 26, 2015      7 comments

while attempting to buy a house a few years ago i found out i was an emotional eater. while waiting to find out if our offer was accepted i would feel so stressed and just kept eating. i realized what i was doing and went for a walk. it was the ... Read more
can i lose 5 pounds today?
Tuesday, March 17, 2015      8 comments

tomorrow is my first weigh in for my own personal diet bet. if i make my first goal i add $25 to my pot. on friday i was trending perfectly to hit this mark. then the weekend happened. i had my parents over for their birthday dinner of corned be... Read more
learning to control the weekend
Friday, March 06, 2015      3 comments

i had another great epiphany this morning. my weekends lay the groundwork for my week ahead. if my weekend is good my week is good. and vice versa. i've had so many bad weekends in the last few months. busy, lazy, holidays, birthday, plan... Read more
who is the adult here?
Wednesday, March 04, 2015      5 comments

me: i want a cookie me: no me: but i really want cookies! me: no! you don't need any! focus on healthy eating today! no mini eggs either! me: grumble grumble then i realized something. i have these conversations all the time. i'm al... Read more
feeling better about things, regrouped over the weekend
Monday, February 23, 2015      4 comments

thank you all so much for your wonderful support in my last blog. you all really got me thinking that i can't expect this to happen overnight, i will have struggles and it can go very slowly sometimes. i just need to focus, and look at past succ... Read more
giving it my all, or i'm quitting
Friday, February 20, 2015      10 comments

i've been struggling, i've been self-sabotaging myself, i've been lying to myself, i've been full of one excuse after another. when did this start? it's been going on so long i can't even tell. but it needs to change! i've been gaining and losin... Read more
february goals
Friday, January 30, 2015      7 comments

ok, february. the month that is just no good. so, i need to focus and get back on track and not let any other emotional and whatever else issues have an impact on me. this is about me! this is for me! goals: 1. no alcohol 2. stay on... Read more
time for a change
Wednesday, January 21, 2015      7 comments

i turn 35 in a few days so that's where this is coming from. i've been reflecting a lot over the last few days and it hasn't been good. i'm in a pretty dark place today so i thought i'd get this out. hopefully it will put me back in a better pla... Read more
derailed: why i call it a goal and not a resolution
Wednesday, January 14, 2015      4 comments

shortly after the new year i ran into my first obstacle for my 2015 goals of losing weight and getting out of debt. dh's grandfather passed away and we had to leave town this weekend and drive across the state for the funeral. i tried to make go... Read more
2015: finding my passion
Wednesday, December 31, 2014      11 comments

the holidays are almost over. woo hoo! as much as i love this time of year, i just want to get started on the next chapter once christmas is over. i want to get back into a routine. i want to get rid of the junk food! 2015 is the year i'm ... Read more

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