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Prepping for 2020!
Sunday, December 08, 2019      13 comments

At the beginning of this month, I made a commitment to myself to *CHANGE*. I set three goals for myself, and I have met each one for the last seven days... 1. No overeating. 2. Drink a minimum of 8 glasses of water daily. 3. Get back to... Read more
2019 Reflections... 2020 Rejuvination!
Thursday, December 05, 2019      5 comments

The end of every year brings reflections. What were the positives? What were the negatives? What could I have done differently? 2019 was not a good year for me overall. After having a successful 2018, I got sloppy, and I gained back 2... Read more
Saturdays are Payday! Week 3
Sunday, November 17, 2019      8 comments

Time to pay myself for my efforts this week!!! My pay: $1 for each day I eat on plan $1 for each day I make step goal $2 for each gym visit $10 for each pound lost. Saturday: made steps Sunday: Monday: made steps Tuesda... Read more
The Binge Monster
Wednesday, November 13, 2019      8 comments

Deep inside me, there lives a monster. He's been there for as long as I can remember, definitely since I was a teenager. He is a part of me, and I am part of him. This monster takes over when my emotions start to kick in. Primarily, stress... Read more
Saturdays are Payday! Week 2
Saturday, November 09, 2019      9 comments

Time to pay myself for my efforts this week!!! My pay: $1 for each day I eat on plan $1 for each day I make step goal $2 for each gym visit $10 for each pound lost. Saturday: I ate on plan, I made my steps = $2 Sunday: $0 M... Read more
Saturdays are now Payday! Week 1
Saturday, November 02, 2019      8 comments

Time to pay myself for my efforts this week!!! My pay: $1 for each day I eat on plan $1 for each day I make step goal $2 for each gym visit $10 for each pound lost. Saturday: $2, stayed on plan and made step goal Sunday: $1, ... Read more
I think I can, I think I can, I think I can, I CAN
Thursday, October 31, 2019      8 comments

I really really really am perplexed right now. When did my attitude change from "look at me go" to "I can't"? Somehow, I have it stuck in my head that "I can't" do this. I can't lose weight. I can't to to the gym. I can't walk. I... Read more
Building a fortress, not a tower
Saturday, October 19, 2019      8 comments

Today, when discussing what weight loss is like, I equated it to building a tower. Maybe because I watch my three year old build towers with her blocks, she puts them one on top of another, very carefully, because she doesn't want them to fall. ... Read more
Day 11, 12, 13, 14, 15... A Rollercoaster of a Few Days
Wednesday, October 16, 2019      2 comments

Day 11 Was weigh in day, and I lost 1.7 lbs. I was super pumped, and proud, so I celebrated by going to the gym and running a 5k on the elliptical machine. I hit the 3.1 mile mark at 43:36. Day 12 was another good day. Stayed in my calorie ... Read more
Day 10, Ugh to pics
Friday, October 11, 2019      12 comments

When I was losing weight, last year, I loved taking pics so I could see it. Now, I dread taking them, because I know I'm looking bigger. I'm going to coin it as an incentive, and start tracking my calories daily, beginning tomorrow. I'm proud of... Read more
Day 9, Getting Ready to Track the Calories
Thursday, October 10, 2019      5 comments

So, in my rebirth of this journey, I am following two parameters: No junk No eating after 6 pm As we approach Day 10, I am adding another parameter. A calorie range. I am aiming to stay within 1200-1400 daily, and I will track everyt... Read more
Day 8, Being a bad friend
Wednesday, October 09, 2019      6 comments

So, we all know that when we lose weight, we lose alot of other things as well. Sometimes, friends are included in this mix. People expect you to do things with them each time they ask, or more than not. Since it's easier for me to control... Read more
Day 7, An after work workout
Tuesday, October 08, 2019      5 comments

It was another bad night here, little sleep... screaming kid, wet bed, dog wandering, husband sleeping on couch, then coming to bed super late.. all and all, didn't make it to the gym before work again... So, I took my gym clothes to work w... Read more
Day 6: Popping exercise into the pockets of my day
Monday, October 07, 2019      6 comments

Well, chugging along. My eating window is closed. I haven't been consistent with calorie logging so far, but that can be my next hurdle. Right now, it's no junk, stay within eating window. It's funny how when you set small goals for yoursel... Read more
Day 5: Keeping to the rules, sprinkling in some exercise & fun
Sunday, October 06, 2019      7 comments

Day 5... Well, my eating window closes in an hour. Dinner is on the stove/in the oven, and I will close up another successful day. I stayed within my eating window, and I didn't eat any junk food. I made it to the gym both days this week... Read more

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