i'm hungry. why?! help!
Tuesday, August 27, 2013      17 comments

this is one of the things that mess me up. i always get hungry between meals and don't have enough snacks. which leads to compulsive snacking. here's what i've eaten today: 6:00: 2 eggs scrambled with spinach and feta. whole grain englis... Read more
scale woes part 2
Monday, August 26, 2013      6 comments

after writing my last blog, yes the one from like 2 minutes ago, i updated my weight on sp. my last recorded weight was from 2/25/13. i have successfully gained 19 pounds in 6 months. what an eye opener. i'm pretty ashamed. when i had my b... Read more
wtf, scale!
Monday, August 26, 2013      3 comments

ok, i haven't weighed myself in like 6 weeks. probably more. i didn't like the number that appeared the last time. then i lost control. and well, here i am today. at the heaviest weight i've ever been. i knew the number wouldn't be pretty this m... Read more
hopping into the shallow end on monday
Friday, August 23, 2013      5 comments

still hanging out here in the wadding pool. i'm doing pretty well. i'm not craving sugar so much anymore. that's a relief! i haven't snagged a cookie off the cookie plate in 15 days! my work has fresh baked cookies in the waiting room. chocolate... Read more
in the wadding pool (aka, back on track) day 6
Wednesday, August 14, 2013      9 comments

i walk during my lunch break. i go about a mile and a half down to the river and back. it's a nice walk and i really enjoy it. sadly i live in a place with 4 seasons so i can only do it 3-4 months out of the year. i like it cause i get some exer... Read more
back on track day #5
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      3 comments

well i'm still at it. things have been far from perfect. day 1 went well. ate well, no soda or alcohol. day 2 wasn't as good. i knew it before hand though. i went to a luau complete with roast pig on a spit. no way was i missing out on that. sad... Read more
back on track day #1
Friday, August 09, 2013      7 comments

so far so good! breakfast was eggs scrammbled with spinach and black beans with cantaloupe and a whole wheat enlish muffin. i didn't stop on the way to work. woo hoo! got to work and someone had brought in a box of krispy kreme ... Read more
picking up the towel
Thursday, August 08, 2013      8 comments

about a month ago i took a break from spark and everything diet related. well, attempted anyway. you all know how easy it is to not think about food and health when you've been studying, living and breathing it for so many years. first off... Read more
throwing in the towel. for awhile, anyway
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      7 comments

i've been on sp for 4 years and i've been gaining and losing the same 10 lbs the whole time. obviously not sp's fault. there are a lot of outside circumstances hurting my efforts, or keeping me from having any efforts. i have serious money pr... Read more
i've been doing it all wrong!
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      11 comments

i've always known i have a fear of success. i am constantly sabotaging my efforts. whether it's with booze, bad food, skipped workouts, etc. i've never known what to do about it. one day i was walking at lunch (i love my lunchtime walks! aside ... Read more
hello, my name is shanna and i'm a self-saboteur
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      6 comments

"Behavior is said to be self-sabotaging when it creates problems and interferes with long-standing goals. The most common self-sabotaging behaviors are procrastination, self-medication with drugs or alcohol, comfort eating in the face of weight ... Read more
day 6 of no booze june and a water woo hoo!
Thursday, June 06, 2013      6 comments

so far no booze june has gone pretty well. i'm six days in and haven't wavered. sunday was the most difficult day. i like to drink sunday afternoon, and i really struggled to not drink this past sunday. saturday was easy. it was the first day, i... Read more
no booze june!
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      5 comments

gid=60296 i decided to start a one month challenge. no booze in june. simple, yet challenging. i need this! i drank so much over the weekend. i always do well sta... Read more
can't vs. don't
Thursday, March 07, 2013      5 comments

in the past month or so i've read at least 2 articles about saying "don't" when you are trying to abstain from something. such as, chocolate. if you are trying to not eat chocolate and someone offers you some you say "i can't eat chocolate" or y... Read more
march goals
Friday, March 01, 2013      2 comments

i'm gonna keep it simple, but still challenging: 1. no soda 2. visit spark daily i know #2 probably seems easy, but being that i haven't been here regularly since july it will be a challenge. so far so good on both goals!... Read more

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