Day 9: Success with an unstructured afternoon?
Thursday, August 04, 2016 6 comments
Okay, so I didn't exactly succeed in achieving my goals over my unstructured weekend... But today I have a somewhat unstructured afternoon. I can handle an afternoon and succeed, right? I'm finding that getting my goals done as early as possible... Read more
Day 8: August's Word is Consistency
Tuesday, August 02, 2016 7 comments
Wow, I just cannot seem to get my head back on straight after the unstructured weekend. I also have a huge festival coming up for my job on 8/13. I play a very large part in planning it. Because of that, my anxiety is absolutely through the roof... Read more
Day 7: Picking up where I left off!
Monday, August 01, 2016 7 comments
Well, I didn't plan near enough as much as I had needed to in order to get through the weekend and reach my goals. Saturday ended up going differently than planned when we took a wrong turn and turned a 90-minute car trip into a 4-hour one. Oops... Read more
Day 4: A wonderfully uneventful Friday
Friday, July 29, 2016 11 comments
Today was pretty uneventful and that's the way I like my Fridays. We pick up our two boys from their mom's house in a town about an hour away from us. The roads are very rural and packed with wildlife. It makes for a beautiful drive but a bit of... Read more
Day 3: The difference between flexibility and procrastination
Thursday, July 28, 2016 8 comments
Today was a long, long day and I am exhausted. I didn't have the energy to do my yoga sequences like I had planned to. I also didn't want to tape around the bathroom sink, but I did it anyway and threw another coat of primer on as long as I was ... Read more
Day 1: Working towards small goals by way of teeny, tiny steps!
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 11 comments
After all of the kind words and great advice yesterday, I think my head is in a slightly better place. I am going to start working towards little goals. None of them are going to involve the scale simply because the scale is not my friend at the... Read more
Why am I struggling so very much???
Monday, July 25, 2016 15 comments
Lordy, Lordy... I am REALLY struggling! I'm trying to not get so down on myself, but I cannot seem to pick myself up and keep going! I was nervous for my vacation to Arizona and I put on a few pounds beforehand. That frustrated me, but I underst... Read more
Stress - The Good + The Bad
Tuesday, July 05, 2016 9 comments
Oh, stress, stress, stress... Some of it is good and some of it is bad, but it all seems to have the same effect on me. I'm getting a bit better ("bit" being the key word there) at handling the bad stress. If I can catch it early enough, I can s... Read more
I DID IT!
Thursday, June 16, 2016 11 comments
So, after my first week in the BL Summer Strong Challenge, I managed to gain 1.4 pounds. I seriously participated and was very proud of myself, so when I weighed in and saw the gain I was BEYOND frustrated. In the past, I would have quit right t... Read more
What's left without emotional eating?
Friday, May 06, 2016 12 comments
It was a rough day today. It wasn't bad, but it was extremely stressful. Very, very stressful. I held myself together, advocated for my stepson, and I am so very proud because this is something I couldn't have done even 2 years ago or so. I came... Read more
Learning About Myself
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 4 comments
I was given a bit of new insight into my binge eating problem yesterday and I am so thankful for that. I can make healthy decisions, but when I feel a binge episode coming on, I feel out of control. Up until yesterday, I didn't binge for 4 whole... Read more
How Compulsive Eating Affects Me
Thursday, April 14, 2016 5 comments
1. How has the disease of compulsive overeating affected my life physically? Because of my compulsive overeating, I am not comfortable in my body. I am fat and that fat gets in my way. There are so many things I want to do, but it is such a... Read more
Step 1 - My Current Relationship With Food
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 4 comments
1. Where am I today? I am a compulsive overeater and I want to compulsively overeat every single day. I am very torn... I feel like I can conquer this; however, I have no proof of that. I start to attempt to beat it and I fall on my face. ... Read more
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