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Saturday, September 26, 2015      4 comments

Still on a weight plateau. I'm doing better with : Drinking lots of water. Trying to get more sleep. NOT doing well with: Negative, self-defeating thoughts Consistency Fear Dread Just came in from walk with Hudson and am int... Read more
Day 200 reflections
Sunday, September 20, 2015      7 comments

It seems a little surreal to say I have kept a consistent spark streak this long. Things that I am doing to help: *drinking lots of water *taking Alive Women Vitamins, no gelatin. *adding some Hodson Mill Chia and Flax blend to yogurt *w... Read more
Day 199
Saturday, September 19, 2015      0 comments

I've lost 27 lbs. I've been on a plateau since I went back to work on August 18th. I am about to break through that plateau. When I am more stressed things don't go well. I'm trying to work on stress with more exercise and yoga and healt... Read more
Thursday, September 17, 2015      4 comments

It's hard for me to admit how hard this it is break my plateau, keep losing, and get in the 150s. I read the article on resiliency. and that helped. Good luck everyone today, may we stay tough and resilient and fight our own battles.... Read more
Good numbers day.
Thursday, September 10, 2015      3 comments

Well, today is 190 on a spark streak for me. Down 27 lbs. and down 0.9 since last weighed. Also, all time spark points of 12,345. So, I guess I am a numbers geek. Thursday, September 10 SEPTEMBER SPARKPOINTS: 316 OF 300 Get to 300 ... Read more
4 days later...
Sunday, August 30, 2015      2 comments

I weigh everyday which is not often the best way to do it. I used to weigh once a week. So this is new for me. So I gained 1.8 lbs in 1 day? I'm very discouraged and find it hard to believe that is accurate. I guess I need to rethink everything... Read more
Staying alive at day 175!
Wednesday, August 26, 2015      5 comments

So, day 175, is here and I am happy! I finally weigh in the 150s, regularly get some form of exercise, and eat much healthier. I'm in week 3 of back to work and that is going ok, I am working on reducing stress. I tend to get pretty stressed out... Read more
You've come a long way baby...
Sunday, August 23, 2015      10 comments

I'm old enough to remember the Virginia Slims (cigarette ads) that used this slogan to celebrate women's greater freedoms, including smoking, haha, pretty bad when I think back on it. It just goes to show how stereotypes and beliefs often change... Read more
Thursday, August 06, 2015      3 comments

SMALL VICTORIES Wow, just in from 2 days of professional development with the school district. I'm getting back to the busy time of year with work starting next Tuesday.The last 2 days I got up at 6am and did a yoga session and felt my muscles... Read more
Day 148
Thursday, July 30, 2015      1 comments

I need to think of a new way to title my blog entries. Day 148 sounds like a prison sentence. I'm slowly losing now and mindful of not beating my self up about slower progress. But, I am still hard on myself in many ways and often second guessin... Read more
July 19, 2015
Sunday, July 19, 2015      1 comments

I refuse to gain weight. I am back to tracking every SINGLE thing and trying to exercise more. I am beating myself up for plateauing at 163. In the past I would have rejoice to lose 24 lbs. But, IT never is enough, is it? I feel like I h... Read more
Day 115
Saturday, June 27, 2015      3 comments

I 'm feeling good about tracking for 115 days for me! I am in new territory for me. I haven't consistently tracked for this long in a long time. I am on a plateau and giving myself pep talks each day. I go up and down .2 to .5 lbs. Maybe I jus... Read more
Monday, June 08, 2015      4 comments

I'm trying to think of a acronym for body mass index , like bmi stands for "be myself independently " or "better move idjett". ( I had put idiot, but change it). Apparently numbers really matter to me. Like SCALE #s and BMI #s. I am so happy I ... Read more
Almost 100 days/
Monday, June 08, 2015      9 comments

When small goals add up to big goals I should be happier. I will reach 100 days of tracking this week. This is huge for me. I have lost 20 lbs. but feel my weight loss has slowed and am feeling a little panicky. Things I am doing right: - tra... Read more

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