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Fall down 7 times, get up 8?
Wednesday, June 19, 2013      5 comments

Well, I've heard this before, but now I'm living it. I'm back, like that bad penny that keeps turning up. I've let myself gain back all the weight I lost (which granted wasn't much, but still). I'm in more pain now than ever from ... Read more
So angry
Monday, October 15, 2012      14 comments

I am disappointed. I am disgusted. I am depressed. And I am so unbelievably angry. At myself. I let myself gain back all the weight I lost. I'm back where I started, in pain, uncomfortable, disgusted and feeling... Read more
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      3 comments

Well, I knew in my heart it would happen. As hard as I tried to avoid the inevitable backslide that comes from me losing around 20 happened anyway. I know I allowed it to happen. I knew while I was doing it exactly what I was do... Read more
Non-scale Victories
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      7 comments

I know a lot of us, myself included, gauge success at weight loss by just that. How much weight we've lost. The number of pounds we see vanishing from the scale. But, sometimes those numbers become demons stalking us at every turn. We don't ... Read more
Turning point
Friday, July 06, 2012      2 comments

I've now lost (according to my home scale...not sure how much I trust it!) 22 lbs. Yes, this is great and I am thrilled! However, I'm also freaked out. The 20 lb mark is (has been) a gigantic speed bump for me. I said this time when I starte... Read more
Motivation...In a Jar
Thursday, July 05, 2012      2 comments

I don't have a great track record with "stick-to-it-ive-ness" on the weight loss front. I start off great. I'm all gung-ho, stocking the fridge and pantry with healthy food, tracking my meals and water consumption, faithfully exercising (to the ... Read more
I've lost...
Thursday, June 21, 2012      4 comments

my first SEVEN pounds!!!!! I'm very encouraged right now! emoticon ... Read more
First steps and better choices
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      3 comments

First of all, I've said it a few times already, but thank you from the bottom of my heart for all the support you have all shown me in just the past few days. I'm humbled and amazed at the spirit of acceptance and encouragement that embodies th... Read more
Starting over...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012      4 comments

How many times have I done this? How many times have I started, failed, started, failed, started, failed and started again? Too many times to count. I'm sick of it. Something has to change. I have to change. I realized the other day whe... Read more