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Self Defeat
Wednesday, March 20, 2019      7 comments

I'm doing a lot of defeatist activity lately. I'm emotionally eating. I'm not accomplishing personal projects. I'm moderately depressed and all I seem to want to do is watch Netflix and play games on my phone. I'm looking for a new j... Read more
A Losers Guide to Clothes Shopping
Monday, March 11, 2019      8 comments

Hi everyone. I'm sort of back. I've been dealing with a very painful breakup (found out yesterday he's seeing someone else now) and over the last few months I've put on about 12 lbs. I'm also looking for a new job and have been looking for inter... Read more
It's been a while.
Friday, October 05, 2018      10 comments

It's been a really tough year. My "best friend" stopped speaking to me in November after I told her about some really personal and heartbreaking experiences I had been through. Some friend. In January I told my husband I wanted a div... Read more
On My AML Blog
Monday, October 16, 2017      9 comments

ume-up/ I've been trying to come here and write more lately, but there's so much going on. Here's a glimpse.... Read more
Oh Hai
Friday, September 22, 2017      18 comments

My life is changing, and my spare time is suffering. My week: Sunday: Walking group, grocery shopping, cooking dinner from scratch Monday: Heavy workout, (hopefully) blogging on www.ameasuredlife.com, making breakfasts, cooking dinn... Read more
Re-Dedicating & A Goal Met
Tuesday, August 01, 2017      22 comments

I gave myself the weekend to eat it like I stole it. I felt so full I felt ill each night when I went to bed. But today, August 1st, 2017. I'm going to re-dedicate myself to eating well and tracking everything. The evenings will be the hardest: ... Read more
Forgive Me
Wednesday, July 19, 2017      32 comments

I'm not here as much as I'd like. I log my food (or some of it anyway) every day, and I read blogs, but I'm not present. I forget to post my things for the Rowdy Rebels before I pass out on the couch. I don't leave inspiring comments to help you... Read more
Positive Changes
Monday, July 03, 2017      29 comments

Last weekend I spent 5 glorious days off from work and went to Virginia, both to seem my mom and spend two days hiking in Shenandoah. I went alone, and it... Read more
You Are NOT A Perfect Machine
Tuesday, June 20, 2017      39 comments

I've been at this weight loss game a LONG TIME. I started this journey here on Sparkpeople in April 2012, more than five years ago. And I've learned a lot about the human body in that time, both from experience and self-education. I've observed ... Read more
Oh Hey, Look! It's a POSITIVE blog!
Saturday, June 17, 2017      24 comments

As I look back on my SparkPage the last few months, there's a lot of negativity there. Seems I only check in and blog when I'm venting or feeling overwhelmed, so today I figured I would blog about some good things from this week. a) I got ... Read more
Another Tough Week
Tuesday, June 13, 2017      15 comments

My counselor says I need to allow myself to realize that what I'm going through is an incredibly difficult thing, and all the feelings I've been dealing with are normal. I had such good intentions this weekend. I wanted to get so much done... Read more
So It's Been a Minute...
Tuesday, June 06, 2017      13 comments

Yes I'm back on the fitness track. And I'm almost back on the healthy eating track, too. I overate healthy food yesterday. I sort of bombed the end of the Spring Challenge, apologies to my Rowdy Rebels. I plan to rejoin you at the end of t... Read more
Taking a Short Workout Break
Monday, May 22, 2017      19 comments

I am going through a period of depression. This is not surprising considering all I'm going through right now. I have spent so much of the last 72 hours crying and trying to figure out my life. The good news is when I'm crying I don't eat. Today... Read more
Saturday, May 20, 2017      13 comments

I'm sitting here at my desk after just having spoken to my mom. This is the first time I've mentioned any problems with my husband to her. As I expected, she handled the situation in the most pragmatic way possible. I've got so much flying... Read more
New Workout Plan
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      11 comments

I have a tendency to take on way too many projects at once and overwhelm myself. I've been working out 6 days a week with an active Sunday for a couple of years now, so it's time to change it up for sure. I'm going to maintain the amount of calo... Read more

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