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Feeling So Low
Tuesday, July 02, 2019      6 comments

I’m just stuck in a bad place where I don’t feel like I can do anything right. I feel like I’m a dumb failure at work, unwanted in my relationship, and invisible everywhere else. I haven’t worked out or eaten healthily consistently for more than... Read more
All I See Is Fat ... All I Feel is Tired
Tuesday, December 16, 2014      7 comments

I committed to making a new entry every Wednesday, but I failed to write last Wednesday's entry. This is a make-up session. This week had its ups and downs. I'm proud that I kept exercising, but I'm not so proud that I ate too many calories... Read more
I Will Handle My Weight Gain Like I Am Truly Reformed.
Wednesday, December 03, 2014      6 comments

I have a pair of knee-length sweatpants that I typically reserve for my "fat day" gym workouts. I save them for those workouts that come after a few days of skipping the gym, or after I overeat, or after I suffer a binge episode. Well, Nove... Read more
That Time When I Gained Weight & Laughed On the Elliptical.
Monday, December 01, 2014      4 comments

The last time I exercised was on Monday October 27. I just lost the will. After going to the same gym, doing the same 6-8am workouts for almost five years, I simply got bored and fed up with having to deal with almost the EXACT same class ... Read more
Missing You
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      10 comments

I lost about 55 pounds almost four years ago -- and kept it off. Buttttt, I'm still about 30 pounds away from my goal. And it's time that I lose this weight once and for all. Even though I am no longer overweight, I'd like to drop those 30... Read more
Trackin' & Truckin' - This is What to Do When You Blow Calorie Range
Thursday, January 02, 2014      9 comments

So today, I went way past my calorie range. I ate the unexpected slice of chocolate cake from my coworker. (No regrets there.) I got hungry during the late afternoon and ate an extra banana. Then, I ate some extra cheese and some unplanned... Read more
Weigh-In Wednesday 12.11.13: Three Weeks to Go Before Weigh-In #1
Thursday, December 12, 2013      9 comments

I must admit that I am genetically blessed. After reading a recent SparkPeople blog (http://www.sparkpeople.com/bl
genes_affect_your_jean_size), I’ve realized that I am a mesomorph with a medium body frame. I’ve ... Read more
1,698 Calories
Monday, April 22, 2013      13 comments

I started over again after almost two weeks of skipping the gym and binge eating. I won't dwell. I allowed it to happen. It was my fault. But it is my responsibility to stop the cycle. I decided to stop it today. I wore a sleeveless top at... Read more
Post-Work Binge Blues
Friday, April 05, 2013      7 comments

I went out to drinks with coworkers on Thursday evening. I actually drank less than I planned to. I did have some french fries at the bar, but the portion size was around 300 calories. No biggie -- if I didn't eat anything for dinner, I would st... Read more
The Bottom Line: 04.03.13: Pre- Weigh-In
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      10 comments

This is it. I feel it in my heart. After 2 years, I'm confident that I'm going to break out of my 148-150 pound plateau and finally reach my goal weight of 125 pounds. For good. I am a planner. I spent the last two weeks planning my weight... Read more
Why Feeling Fat is Worse Than Being Fat.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      17 comments

Have you ever felt too fat to enjoy life? Today I read an essay in Self magazine about a woman who refused to participate in certain life events because she felt fat. Among other things, she postponed clothes shopping and turned down a pos... Read more
Til Death Do Me Spark.
Sunday, February 24, 2013      12 comments

I woke up yesterday morning to a series of sad Facebook statuses. A guy who was currently a senior at my alma mater just died. No, we weren’t friends, or even acquaintances for that matter. I don’t even remember him around campus. But those fact... Read more
12 Reasons Why I Did Not Lose Weight in 2012
Thursday, January 03, 2013      21 comments

On Monday, March 15, 2010, I weighed 210 pounds. And I decided that I had enough. So I started a weight loss plan and joined Sparkle. Armed with solid, yet realistic goals, I dropped the first 50 pounds in about seven months. Then, I dropped ano... Read more
Success Story Confession – When My Eating Makes Me Sick
Sunday, January 22, 2012      16 comments

One of my biggest eating issues is binging. During my senior year of college, there were days when I ordered a 10-piece box of wings and a large pizza from the local spot for post-dinner, meaning the dinner that I ate after the two dozen or so m... Read more
My Challenges Meeting Calorie Range
Monday, January 16, 2012      5 comments

A. Night eating. One of my newer problems is night eating. I can do well nutritionally during the day, but once I go home it's all out and no control. Often, I get home, and snack/munch nonstop, which often doubles or even triples my calorie int... Read more

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