Are my reasons superficial?
Wednesday, June 05, 2013 3 comments
Today I began to wonder why I wanted to lose weight and all the reasons that I had often stop me dead in my track and I fall back into the same nasty routine of eating poorly. This journey is not easy. Everyday is a new struggle and a new temp... Read more
Sometimes you just have to motivate yourself
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 2 comments
Today, I was convinced I was going to go to boot camp after work, but I got in a funk a decided coming home would be better for me. After lounging around for a couple of hours, this small voice in my head said “go take a walk.” I listened to t... Read more
You didn't intimidate me today, buddy!
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 2 comments
Working out is one of my least favorite things to do. I can always come up with a gazillion reasons why sitting on the couch and vegging out sounds like a lot more fun that running on a treadmill, but I digress. It is a challenge but I am trul... Read more
What's your excuse today?!
Thursday, May 09, 2013 6 comments
In the past two weeks I have tried to be really conscientious about what I am eating and the number of calories I am consuming. That does not mean it has stopped me from overeating, over indulging, over…you get the point. Every time I have ove... Read more
Time is a wasting
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 0 comments
Today in the daily check-in on SparkCoach the video message was about finding time and the time we waste. As I listened and read a follow-up article it struck me that I waste several hours a week on television, playing games online, perusing Fa... Read more
Holidays, no more
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 0 comments
The holidays have come and gone and the overindulgence in the various snacks and goodies has come to a close. I was so proud of myself for working so hard and losing almost 15 pounds! But, the holidays taught me a painful lesson; my will power ... Read more
Life happens and I eat!
Monday, December 05, 2011 2 comments
It is not a mystery that when the good, the bad, and the ugly occur in my life that I turned to food comfort. Apparently, the past few weeks of overeating, eating when I wasn’t hungry, and eating CRAP has caused the number on the scale to head ... Read more
It is a Celebration—Clap, Clap, Bravo!
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 3 comments
Losing fifteen pounds deserved a celebration of grand proportions. What was the harm of indulging some of my favorite treats daily, overeating, and becoming careless of counting those boogers called calories. Reese Cups, Chocolate Cake, Cheese... Read more
I had to change my mind set!
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 2 comments
It is no secret that this gal here is an on and off the bandwagon kind of person. Busting through the gate at lightening speed with my eyes on the prize and then two weeks later---fizzle----pop--poof! My motivation vanished, along with my digni... Read more
What New Year’s Resolution?!
Monday, January 03, 2011 1 comments
It is easy to proclaim on December 31, in a drunken stupor, that January 1 will be the beginning of a new me and this unforeseen new attitude! The effort between January 1 and February 1 is sincere and unparallel to years past. The gym membershi... Read more
A letter to Me!
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 4 comments
Dear Alex, How are you this glorious day? I hope well and excited about a new week to experience a new journey! I must say I am extremely proud of you for taking positive steps in the right direction. You are attempting to be more conscious ... Read more