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Today’s my first 5k!
Saturday, April 10, 2021      7 comments

I have always wanted to run a 5K, but never knew even where to start. So after a lot of research I have determined to start with baby steps. My first goal was to walk a 5K, so I started walking every day and building up stamina. I was very slugg... Read more
Goals
Tuesday, April 06, 2021      1 comments

I finally established a short-term goal, a 6 month goal, and final goal. For my short-term goal I will lose 14 pounds by June 1, 2021. This is 5% of my body weight by my birthday. My 6 month goal is to be at 224 by October 6, 2021. This will be ... Read more
This teacher is struggling
Tuesday, November 03, 2020      3 comments

This school year has been hard for kids, parents, teachers, admin, other distract staff, the districts as a whole, and everyone else involved. As a virtual teacher I’ve been working about 90-100 hours/week, and I have suffered mentally and physi... Read more
Non-Scale victory ideas
Wednesday, May 06, 2020      2 comments

Each day I want to measure my success in a way other than through the number on the scale. Sunday I take a picture of myself so I can compare it to the previous week. Monday I try on my favorite jeans in the next size down. Tuesday I log my meas... Read more
Major non-scale victory!!
Sunday, July 30, 2017      2 comments

Yesterday evening was our Pastor's retirement dinner celebration. First of all, it was extremely helpful that I knew the menu in advance so I could plan ahead and eat accordingly for breakfast & lunch. Appetizers included carrots and cheese cube... Read more
OBESITY, HIGH CHOLESTEROL, DIABETES
Friday, April 14, 2017      6 comments

These are all words I was faced with at my doctor appoint for routine labs. My weight at the doctor that day was 257, and I have toyed with this for far too long. I have allowed excuses to overcome my progress. These words are exactly the motiva... Read more
OBESITY, HIGH CHOLESTEROL, DIABETES
Friday, April 14, 2017      0 comments

These are all words I was faced with at my doctor appoint for routine labs. My weight at the doctor that day was 257, and I have toyed with this for far too long. I have allowed excuses to overcome my progress. These words are exactly the motiva... Read more
A defining moment
Thursday, May 26, 2016      8 comments

I just gave my mom a pair of shorts that are too small for me. She held them up then exclaimed, "Oh Lord! I hope those don't fit me, they are HUGE! Look at these, look how big they are!" Now I'm hiding in the bathroom crying. Does she ever think... Read more
Think about sweating today.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016      3 comments

Sweating has many benefits other than weight loss. Sweat helps increase our body's circulation, clean pores, and helps relieve stress and tension. So I'm going to get out there and sweat it out! Cheers to a great day! ... Read more
Emotional Eating
Tuesday, May 24, 2016      6 comments

Today's topic is my biggest hurdle. I eat because of an array of emotions: boredom, anxiety, stress, loneliness. So I started looking deeper, what do these all have in common...it's times when I don't have control of the situation. When my best ... Read more
The real me...is in there somewhere.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016      9 comments

Today, I feel the need to be real with all of you, so after a lot of prayer here it is. I started eating excessively when I was in an abusive relationship from 2006 - 2008, it was my way of coping because at the time it was the only thing ... Read more
His ways are higher than my ways.
Thursday, May 05, 2016      4 comments

Tonight we had our last night of Sisters in Christ for the year. We will resume in September (everything gets planned around tourists down here). We elected new officers and I was elected President. It was unanimous with the exception of my vote... Read more
Eating disorder awareness.
Thursday, April 14, 2016      10 comments

Yesterday I was reading an article about a woman that lost 537 pounds through bariatric surgery, but is now suffering from anorexia. The way the article is written it sounds as if the girl lost weight, and then gained an eating disorder. NEWSFLA... Read more
Traveling and healthy eating.
Sunday, April 10, 2016      7 comments

I was traveling this weekend, which wreaked havoc on my healthy eating. Had anyone been with me I probably would have been far more motivated to plan options that didn't come from a drive thru window. Unfortunately, I was alone and went with sim... Read more
Photo Journaling
Friday, April 01, 2016      5 comments

I have been using photos to keep in touch with my accountability partner, and to remind myself that I'm making good choices. It's a easy to do, and impossible to fudge on what I tell my accountability partner. You know what they say, "A picture ... Read more

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