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Living in Fear and Regret
Thursday, July 18, 2013      2 comments

This whole weight issue has been weighing heavily on me lately. I try to force myself to accept this weight and just live with it, but I cannot run from the fact that I am truly unhappy with it. Most of my reasons for wanting to lose the weight ... Read more
Life Lessons and Restoring Order
Thursday, September 13, 2012      1 comments

Lately, I have been pounded hard by life lessons. The crazy thing is, these are lessons I should have learned a long time ago. It's funny what loneliness and unhappiness will do to you. After spending 10 plus years in a toxic relationship with m... Read more
A Moment of Enlightenment
Friday, August 03, 2012      5 comments

You know, sometimes enlightenment can come out of the most random circumstances. For instance, this past week money has been really tight, so I have been forced to eat most of my meals from home. I keep a stash of oatmeal at my desk for times l... Read more
Stepping Outside of My Comfort Zone
Friday, July 06, 2012      4 comments

I decided to re-enter the dating pool back in March. Since then, I have had three unsuccessful attempts. My latest attempt lasted the longest, but I found myself stressing and binge eating among other unfavorable behaviors. I am starting to thin... Read more
Weight Loss and Dating Blues
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      6 comments

Well another one bites the dust. After three weeks, my whirlwind romance has come to an abrupt end. I refuse to settle for less than I deserve. End of story! Well, my weight loss efforts have suffered as well. I have not been motivated to prepar... Read more
Ramblings
Thursday, June 14, 2012      0 comments

My weight loss car has stalled big time. I was supposed to take summer semester off to focus on me and my weight loss efforts, but being the impatient, over-achiever that I am, I am knee-deep in classes. It has wreaked havoc, which I knew it wou... Read more
Building Consistency
Thursday, May 10, 2012      5 comments

On this weight loss journey, the thing I struggle the most with is consistency. I plan my meals and eat according to plan for a while then stop. I work out my 4 days a week for a while then stop. I spark on a daily basis for a few weeks then sto... Read more
Taking the Summer Off
Friday, April 27, 2012      2 comments

I am nearing the end of a stressful semester of school. This semester has taken me away from the gym and made my evening life way too difficult. I have had to juggle making dinner, helping my daughter with her homework, and doing my own homework... Read more
No More Sitting on the Sidelines
Thursday, April 19, 2012      4 comments

My daughter's birthday is coming up this July, and I am known for throwing spectacular parties for her. I make a big deal out of her birthday every year, and this year will be no exception. However, we will be taking a trip in lieu of the usual ... Read more
The Real Fruit Ninja
Monday, April 16, 2012      8 comments

I recently discovered a hidden gem in my neighborhood - Aldi. I had passed this store many a day travelling to Wally World, Kroger, and other grocers to shop. While browsing store ads online, my jaws literally dropped at the site of the produce ... Read more
Freezer/Pantry Revisited
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      3 comments

There are things in my freezer and pantry that I know I just need to get rid of altogether. But... as I sit here thinking about how I can start to eat better again, I realized that are plenty of things in there that I can put together to make nu... Read more
I Wonder....
Thursday, March 29, 2012      5 comments

I am back today from a 2-month hiatus. I have gained a few pounds, but I did not totally reverse all of the work I'd put in. Whew! While trying to find my motivation again, I wonder if I am afraid of losing weight. I want to lose weight so that ... Read more
Weekend Plans - Reset!
Friday, January 20, 2012      1 comments

Since the trusty weather dude predicts it will be a rainy weekend in Atl, I will be using this time to reset. I lost my mojo somewhere between Christmas and now (see previous blog), but I am slowly closing in on it. I got caught up with all of m... Read more
Trying to Get My Mojo Back
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      7 comments

I have been in the funkiest mood lately. I know this change in my mood has been a direct result of me losing my weight loss mojo. I recommitted myself to my weight loss journey on October 4, 2011, and since then, I've lost around 22lbs. However,... Read more
Running on Empty....
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      2 comments

This morning is the worst I have felt in a while, well, atleast since the onset of my head cold/sinus infection last week. I am sleepy. My energy level is low, and that TOM guy decided to drop in for a visit. I am at work, but I am less than pr... Read more

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