SBLACKWELL93
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Trying to lose weight with a chronic illness.
Monday, March 15, 2021      3 comments

I suffer from Fibromyalgia. It is a very painful disease. I never know how I am gonna feel the next day. Some days I wake up and can get on my peddler and peddle myself into a glorious sweat. Other days I wake up and I dread getting clothes on b... Read more
Losing weight this time around
Sunday, September 27, 2020      5 comments

I have been doing really well on my weight loss journey this time. I have stayed consistent with staying on spark and using the tools that it has for almost 400 days now. I am getting where I can move more and easier. I am finally starting to ... Read more
Remember how you feel after a workout!
Thursday, July 16, 2020      3 comments

I feel awake and like I can conquer anything after a workout. I am finding that the longer I workout the better I feel afterward. I wish I could remember this feeling on those days I just don't feel like working out. I have been making myself ... Read more
Forgiving yourself.
Sunday, July 05, 2020      4 comments

My last vlog post i was talking about how my husband has been helping me with some mental health stuff. Basically, forgiving myself and others. How holding onto that is like me holding onto my weight. I never realized it till we were talking ab... Read more
Long car ride = therapy and realizations
Wednesday, June 24, 2020      1 comments

Recently I was on a long car ride with my husband. He tends to do "therapy"with me while we drive. He gets me to open up and discuss really hard subjects. Stuff that was done to me as a child, being the subject of bullying all my life, to all th... Read more
Blogging or Journaling.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020      2 comments

I have been doing a lot of thinking. They say journaling or blogging will help with getting the thoughts out. I struggle with putting my emotions down on paper or typing as it is. I worry about if I am gonna be judged or look down upon me and ... Read more
2020 goals!
Thursday, December 12, 2019      3 comments

1. To try to lose at least a pound a week. If more happens then that is all good. 2. I have been doing a personal goal of a streak of a 100 days on spark and I get a reward. I am gonna keep doing the reward system for every 100 days I am on s... Read more
My mindset is different.
Monday, October 21, 2019      7 comments

I have been working on my weight now for almost a full month. So far I have lost 13 pounds. I think this is a pretty good pace to lose. But I think this time is gonna be different. Why do I think it is gonna be different? Well, it all has to d... Read more
Never stop working on you!
Saturday, September 14, 2019      2 comments

Here I am starting over again......... again. I have put on 20 pounds since the last time I started over. Putting me at the highest I have ever been. Why can't I get this under control and stay working on my weight and fitness? Having fibro i... Read more
None Scale Victories!
Monday, October 15, 2018      4 comments

Used to I would weigh everyday. This was really bad for my psyche. I am only weighing myself on Saturdays. So I am focusing on NSV and Exercise Victories this time. Like today, I got 20 minutes of stationary bike on my legs. I have been fight... Read more
Never giving up!!
Wednesday, October 10, 2018      4 comments

I know I have started this journey many times. But I have to keep on fighting. I have to get better. I have to much to live for and the big spare tire around my body is not one of them. This time I am gonna fight harder. I have gotten... Read more
Definite mindset change.
Saturday, August 26, 2017      1 comments

A lot of times my mind tells me no you can't do that today. We are too sore, we are tired, we blah blah. But I have been pushing through that. I am really starting to like how I feel after working out. I feel like I do anything though my big ... Read more
Changing ones thoughts of themselves.
Friday, August 18, 2017      4 comments

This is something I have really been trying to work on; Changing the way I think about myself. For as many years as I can remember I have thought pretty low of myself. From a young age, 8-9 years old. I was told I was ugly, I was fat, no one w... Read more
Being sick has been messed up.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      2 comments

First, it was t.o.m. literally the day I stopped that I got sick with a summer cold. OMG. It has been miserable!!! Luckily through it all, I maintained my weight, I wish I would have lost. But now i am back to paying attention to my water int... Read more
T.O.M. Is killing my calories........
Monday, August 07, 2017      3 comments

I have been having a problem with being extremely hungry this t.o.m. Granted all that I am eating is protein based. Nuts, cheese, lunch meat. plus my healthy meals. I am not gaining weight, mainly maintaining my weight through this. Even thoug... Read more

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