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Mindset change needed!!!
Tuesday, September 03, 2019      1 comments

September is here!!! I love this time of year. The weather is cooling off and the crisp air invites change to the trees and I have always felt it invites change to myself as well. Summer is difficult for me as I tend to gain weight from eating... Read more
Focus on the feeling
Friday, August 03, 2018      1 comments

Today's spark coach video was about using other ways besides the scale to gauge my progress. Interesting because I have been thinking a lot about that the last few days. Luckily for me, the scale has been moving, every week, but it has been mo... Read more
Forgiveness and starting over
Sunday, October 01, 2017      0 comments

I have been MIA. At the beginning of the year, I started a new job that is much closer to home ending a 45 minute commute each way and adding more free time onto my day. In addition, I added a half day per week with a new schedule. I had very... Read more
Choices and control
Thursday, August 18, 2016      0 comments

I made good choices today. It was very hot and humid so I did not take my normal lunch hour 2 mile walk for fear of feeling gross and sweaty for the whole afternoon but I resolved to walk those 2 miles on my treadmill when I got home. I was hu... Read more
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      1 comments

My coaching session today was about goals. SMART goals to be exact. Being a nurse with a degree in Psychology, I am familiar with the concept. This is not my first journey to weight loss. In fact, I think I have lost this same weight at least... Read more
Slippery slope
Saturday, August 13, 2016      0 comments

I had an ice cream cone. Was not something that I planned. In our small town, we used to have an awesome drive in with the best ice cream. They have been closed for 2 years and just opened today and we didn't know it was going to so when we he... Read more
It's all coming back to me now!
Friday, August 12, 2016      0 comments

The segment for Day 2 of my SparkCoach program covered the fast break goals. Watching the video got me thinking about when I first joined SparkPeople back in 2008. I had so much success in the program then and lost 30 lbs. I lost that same 30 ... Read more
Is knowledge really power?
Thursday, August 11, 2016      0 comments

Since yesterday, I have been trying to get my hands on anything I can to motivate me to get back on track. I mean, it seems silly that I have been down this road before and yet, I still end up back here over and over. I should know how to get ... Read more
The dreaded weight!
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      0 comments

Once again, I have hit the "I can't stand myself weight"! I truly cannot count how many times I have been here but I know that it makes me feel like crap every time I end up here. What is a "I can't stand myself weight"? It is a weight in w... Read more