I think I've uncovered a reason why I eat crappy foods during the week: my job.
I find that I either get bored or apathetic or maybe even a little angry/stressed with a co-worker and then my mind starts looking for something that will make... Read more
Two weeks ago, I was my heaviest ever. Like ever. I didn't get sad, I got MAD!!! I got fired up to make some healthy changes.
Have I walked at least 30 mins every day? No.
Have I chosen at least 2 days per week to do some OTHER kind... Read more
"If you're tired of starting over, don't stop." (or something like that)...
So here I am, finding myself starting over, older and heavier (heaviest I've ever been, actually), and feeling a little defeated.
I know I'm not. I mean, if ... Read more
You guys!! You guys!! OMG - YOU GUYS!!!! I'm an Avenger!!!
Yesterday, I signed up for the Inaugural Disney Avengers Super Hero HALF MARATHON on November 16. In just about 6 months, I'm going to put on an awesome kick-booty costume, go t... Read more
There's that motivational saying that goes, "If you're tired of starting over, stop giving up" or something like that...
Sometimes it feels as though I'm stuck on the same cycle of starting over, and starting over, and starting over... and... Read more
THE PLAN (and if I post this out loud, it helps):
Since I did it before and it worked fairly well, I'm gonna start doing the ol' gettin' up at 5am thing to hit the gym thing again. (I'll make breakfasts and lunches the night before). If ... Read more
It's almost the end of 2013. I started this journey at the beginning of this year and set some goals that I believe were highly achievable. I wanted to lose 20 lbs by the end of July. I haven't done that. I thought I was making progress, the... Read more
I just read this article www.sparkpeople.com/blog /blog.asp?post=one_celebri ty_whos_happy_to_be_a_heal thy_size and as an actress living and working in Hollywood, I think I can provide *some* perspective, here.
F... Read more
It's been about 2 months since I ended my relationship with my BF of a year and a half. In that time I've been reflecting on many of the challenges I experienced in the relationship (e.g., "why didn't it work?") and I'm trying to see what I've ... Read more
11 lbs lost...
Seriously, I can't find them!!
Now how did that happen? Only last week I was bummin' because I hadn't lost "anything" for 6 months and opted... Read more
Remember that scene from TV's "Friends" where Ross and Rachel are seemingly back together again after Rachel write Ross that letter? (18 pages...FRONT AND BACK!!!) And when Rachel attempts to praise Ross for taking responsibility for his actio... Read more
It's been 6 months since I started on this SparkPeople journey. The goal was to lose approximately 20lbs by end of July. In this time, I've been relatively diligent in entering my foods daily into the tracker, I've been quite active (ran my fi... Read more
I'm making a conscious effort to be a lazy slug. No, really. Let me 'splain.
First - we all know there's the Weight Loss Trifecta: Diet, Cardio, and Strength Training - and these things are uber-important to achieving our weight-loss goal... Read more
I have been wanting to plant a garden for a few months now. I'm a "renter" and live in an apartment, so space is limited. (I'm also a fairly busy person - almost never home - so time constraints have also been a factor). However, I'm *loving*... Read more
So, I'm finally starting to work on this predetermined meal plan feature and it's going pretty well. I'll admit, I don't follow the MEALS so much as I use the combinations, items, and portion sizes as a guide; then, I make choices of what I wil... Read more