Want to recommit
So I have not tracked, exercised, or made any goals in so long that I am actually embarrassed to mention the length of time. I have been battling this unhealthy relationship for the comfort, but finally took a step in the right direction.
My ... Read more
Just keep swimming....
The pool is finally back open at work (two days out of the week anyway). So I decided that I would make a goal and swim one mile each time I go to swim. So I swam 2 miles this week! I am now going to try to keep going for a few weeks and then... Read more
The rabbit hole......
So I had an emotional breakthrough. It's supposed to be a good thing, right? It has actually done more damage than good. It has put the relationship with the other person on rocky, awkward territory. I have realized what triggered the eating... Read more
So I have been doing the boot camp for 3 weeks (I missed last week). I am feeling better and I am not really sore after the workouts. Not only that, but I am now motivated to do the 30 minute Total Body Challenge on Coach Nicole's 28 Day Boot ... Read more
I didn't wimp out!!!!
So today is a good day for me (not just because it is Friday), but because I have achieve TWO workouts so far this week.
The first was my SECOND boot camp class, and then again today when I completed 5 out of the 9 SIS challenge ... Read more
Spring into Summer 2013
It's that time of year again! The Spring into summer challenge. The last challenge was I year ago (about the same time I.... took a leave of absence). I am using this challenge to get back on track and keep going with the little goals.
I pl... Read more
What would you do?
I know, I know.. "You said that LAST time"! But the difference is that I am not going back full swing. I am starting at the beginning again as if my first part of the journey never happened (at least the end of it, the positive stuff, I am DEF... Read more
Reset button... Where is the reset button?!?!?
So I have officially done it.... I have done what I said I wouldn't and almost completely stopped being active on SP. Thankfully it hasn't led to weight loss because I still have some valuable information knocking around in my head.
But with ... Read more
I am building speed.... I am reaching small goals every day..... I think I just might be able to pull this off!
Since I started, I have noticed 4 things:
1. I have lost weight
2. I have lost inches
3. I have grown my support system ... Read more
People are Great!
I have to admit, I am one of those people that has endless faith in people, but unfortunately I have found myself becoming more cynical. It seems to almost be a defense mechanism tha tI put up and no matter how much I love and trust the person,... Read more
Negative to Positive
Today is a great day already! I have been keeping with waking up early so that I can begin to work out in the morning. It has always been the best time for me, so why not? Today, I did NOT feel like working out or doing much of anything reall... Read more
Baby Steps & Happy Realization
I started my journey to a healthier me on 1/23/12, not to a "new" me, just enhanced/ better. I wanted to find the person I was when I was healthier. Since I have begun this journey, I have noticed that the small changes really are the ones tha... Read more
Excuse or Valid Concern
So since I am just starting and I want to go slow, I have my goals set for 10 minutes 3x a week. But I went swimming on Monday and burned almost 1,200 calories which throws everything out of whack! I would have to continue 60 minutes 3x a week... Read more
Today was a hard day to get myself motivated, however I did complete over 5,000 steps, so woo hoo! I also decided to share my journey with some of my co-workers who are going to be nothing but supportive, and I couldn't be happier! I really th... Read more