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Day 908: I Feel So Good...
Saturday, February 23, 2013      2 comments

I got up this morning, got in a good workout and had a healthy breakfast. And today I am proud of myself. I feel so good about myself and so confident in where I will be a few weeks and months. Keep up the good work, me. (And you to... Read more
Day 885: Learning to Love Myself
Thursday, January 31, 2013      3 comments

Did you know that a girl's self-esteem peaks at about age 10? At around age 18-20 it goes back up, but it never hits the same height that it was at about age 10. I want to be the exception. I did not have high self-esteem as a child... Read more
Day 883: Struggling with the Scale
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      3 comments

Not in a literal sense. Or even, really, in a weight sense. But in a do-I-really-want-to-weigh-myse
lf-every-week sense. I worked with a woman once who did some workout/diet plan thing and at the beginning, she did an initial weigh-in,... Read more
Day 882: Doing This on My Own (But Not)
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      2 comments

So, I'm back. Not for the first time, but hopefully permanently. I know this works because I've lost over 60 pounds doing it. Then my routine gets changed and rather than adapting and accepting that I can't be perfect, I quit. Well... Read more
BLC20 Goals
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      2 comments

Over the next 12 weeks I will help myself to succeed by: Exercising for at least 20 minutes a day, four days a week, either in the morning before work, at work during breaks and lunches, or in the evening after work. Eating within my c... Read more
BKC20 Start Photos
Sunday, September 16, 2012      1 comments

This is me, on Friday, September 14th, at 269 pounds. Funny how my double chin never seems so prominent when I am looking at myself in the mirror. You know how most big girls have big girls...not me. I am actually wearing a padded bra. I... Read more
Day 308: Realizing Just How Far I Have Come and Grown
Monday, July 04, 2011      2 comments

So, I was talking to my step-dad today and he was telling me about a cliet of his earlier this week and how he is a BIG man, then he met the man's wife and she is a BIG woman. And he said to me, not kidding, "I mean, she is a BIG mama, she's ev... Read more
Day 279: Wondering When it Was that I Got Fat?
Sunday, June 05, 2011      3 comments

So, for one of the challenges I am participating in right now, we were tasked with changing our profile pics to one of ourselves when we were children. (Yes, my profile pic is me, when I was 3 years old.) While finding a picture of myself to u... Read more
Day 274: BLC16 Chaos Pictures
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      2 comments

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Day 270: BLC16 NOW Challenge
Friday, May 27, 2011      1 comments

So, for BLC16, I have to blog about my O: "Overturn a bad habit--be it nutrition, physical, mental (ie beating yourself up) then JOURNAL or BLOG about it - Post a blog entry or write in a personal journal about your Mid-challenge Thoughts. What ... Read more
Day 235: 20 Somethings BLC #10 Week 2 Challenge Daily Blog
Friday, April 29, 2011      3 comments

Today was a descent day. I had a good breakfast, a good lunch, good snacks, and then I kinda fell apart. I ended the day 50 calories over my goal. And, I am really struggling with my new daily calorie goal. I lowered it myself, not at SP's r... Read more
Day 234: 20 Somethings BLC #10 Week 2 Challenge Log
Thursday, April 28, 2011      1 comments

Wednesday - B - 0 L - 5 C - 15 Bonus - 0 Total - 20 Thursday - B - 5 L - 5 C - 15 Bonus - 5 Total - 30 Friday - B - L - C - Bonus - Total - Saturday - B - L - C - Bonus - To... Read more
Day 226: BLC16 Tuesday QOTD Recipe
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      3 comments

Chicken Cacciatore from Weight Watchers "Simply the Best" cookbook, page 119 2 tsp olive oil 4 (4 oz) skinless chicken thighs 1 onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 3 cups sliced mushrooms 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes 1 g... Read more
Day 223: BLC16 Weekend Challenge Day 3 Reflection
Monday, April 18, 2011      2 comments

Today was another good day. I stayed within my calories (barely!), I drank all of my water, and I exercised. Where I went (kinda) wrong today: my family bought doughnuts, my weakness :( When I first saw the box, my heart sank because I SO... Read more

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