Day 1 (video blog)
Monday, December 01, 2014      4 comments

1st Day of my streak!! 10 minutes of exercise everday... Read more
The Land of Use To
Wednesday, September 10, 2014      2 comments

9-13-14 (Courtney) Main: Figure out your "real" goal weight by determining your current lean mass and adding a healthy body fat percentage to that number. For example: Current lean mass: 125 Estimated body fat percentage at goal weig... Read more
A New Day
Saturday, May 24, 2014      2 comments

As they say-What a difference a day makes. I really wallowed yesterday. I got home had two huge Bloody Mary's, 2lbs of crab legs, a pint of raspberry chocolate chip gelato, McDonald's Fish with a large fry, and a double cheeseburger from Burger ... Read more
Feeling beat down
Friday, May 23, 2014      5 comments

I just feel like the title. Beat down. I forget that my boss does not realize the work I put in. He thinks my co-worker does it all. I had told myself when he had the heart attack and found out how he viewed me that I would no longer care and pu... Read more
Sunny Gal bonus challenge week 1
Wednesday, May 07, 2014      1 comments

We're supposed to write about what is stopping us from achieving our goals. I think my main thing is still self sabotage. I am taking the stress challenge and doing (somewhat) the 10 steps on emotional eating. I am confident that continuing (not... Read more
5/4/14 Stress blog 1
Sunday, May 04, 2014      7 comments

I realized that if I don't get my stress under control I'll be serious trouble. Yesterday morning when I poured a cup of coffee instead of grabbing the creamer I poured the iced tea in it. My pain levels great stress. Wearing the CPAP creates s... Read more
Update on goals for 2014-sorry this is so long
Friday, May 02, 2014      1 comments

This update has been challenging me all week to write. I don't journal well and I never done any food tracking. I realized that has been a part of what has been keeping me from succeeding in my journey. Not just weight-loss but, every aspect of ... Read more
Wednesday, April 23, 2014      9 comments

I have been a member for many years and I have finally have made a commitment to me. I have had a chance today to really explore SP. I printed the Mind Over Body 10-step program to ending emotional eating. I am going to do each step to break fr... Read more
What was I thinking?
Monday, March 31, 2014      5 comments

Well, the answer to that is, I wasn't. I just devoured a 3 and a half oz bag of potato chips. Enough! I injured my ribs almost 3 weeks ago and have been out of control with my eating. It was bad enough I couldn't do any and I mean any form of e... Read more
New Streak Begins ASAP
Friday, March 14, 2014      2 comments

Well, due to an injury I could not do any exercise last night.I had exercised 133 days in a row. WOW, what a great feeling to be dedicated in self-care. A first for me in many years. It is really sad. I'm down but, not out!!! I may have either... Read more
1/3/14 Done Girl Challenge
Friday, January 03, 2014      2 comments

I was very excited to receive a sparkmail from the done girls with the new challenge. I looked at one and it was for runnres. That's not me. The next one was a fitness minute challenge. I thought Oh boy, I can do that. The first rule stated you ... Read more
3 weeks into the diet
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      4 comments

I just read Best of Sparks article about weighing yourself too often. They are definitely right. I weigh myself everyday and like today I gained a pound. How is that possible? I am not cheating. It's so discouraging. I've got to wean myself from... Read more
Day 4
Friday, January 27, 2012      3 comments

Today had been a hard day on the diet. On the way to work I started craving a bagel with cream cheese. That is not even remotely on my eating plan for now. Last night I did feel very full and satisfied. My blood sugars are normal without taking ... Read more
Day 2
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday I thought I would go out of my mind with the cravings. Today they have started already and it's only 9:30 am. I know I can get through this. The author says if you can do the first 3 days you can make it the 8 weeks.... Read more
The Metabolism Miracle
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      3 comments

Today I started a new lifestyle plan called The Metabolism Miracle. For 8 weeks you have no fruit. You can have lean proteins, nuts and seeds, and certain vegetables. It is supposed to detox your liver and pancreas. After the 8 weeks you add cer... Read more

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