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Kindness of strangers

Friday, July 26, 2013      3 comments

One of the unexpected yet lovely experiences on my journey of.weightloss, has come from the kindness of strangers. I am determined to be a success this time around. And while I realize "That if it's to be, it's up to me", I also realize that th... Read more

Feeling the shame of weight gain

Sunday, July 21, 2013      4 comments

7/20 Today was not a good day. I didn't do what I wanted to do and I did what I didn't want to do. Will I ever change? How is it possible that the day starts off with good intention and ends up in disappointment. I say this as if I have no cont... Read more

One day at a time

Saturday, July 20, 2013      1 comments

7/19: I think the hardest part of this journey is staying in the moment. Living each day, and building on my little triumphs and challenges as they arise. Challenge for me was getting through the day without eating junk. I found myself bargai... Read more

Day 2 Trying to get some momentum

Friday, July 19, 2013      2 comments

I made it through the day, 7/18 without any junk food! I really didn't think much about it. I know its gonna get harder before it gets easier. I worked out for 1 1/2 hrs (30 min Jillian Micheals day 2 of body revolution and 60min of fitness walk... Read more

Renewed motivation

Thursday, July 18, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday I recommitted myself to my weightloss journey. I've been sliding down this slippery weightloss slope. I've regained 23 pounds since last on this site. I'm was so disgusted with my behavior. I have not exercised and eaten EVERYTHING an... Read more

Staying on track

Tuesday, April 06, 2010      0 comments

Man I tell you it's so hard to stay on track. There are so many pitfalls on the road to good health. Life rushes in and I get so easily derailed. It's like I am fighting against the universe and ME. It sometimes feels like a losing battle. Two s... Read more

Day#3 The Daily grind

Friday, April 02, 2010      0 comments

I am on vacation and boy it's going to be a trick not to over do it with the eating the wrong foods. I started my day well, I got up and went for a really good walk. I pushed myself and got a good sweat. I also was mindful not to push myself to... Read more

Day #2 The beginning of my Journey

Thursday, April 01, 2010      2 comments

I had a good start yesterday, I wasn't as "perfect" as I had wanted to be but at least I didn't go hog wild. Ate a couple of things that I hadn't planned on eating but at least I didn't go hog wild. To be able to stop at 2 slices of pizza is HUG... Read more

Starting Over

Wednesday, March 31, 2010      4 comments

Day#1 275.6 pounds.Today I am starting over, recommitting myself to improve myself by taking care of my body and loving myself again. I got up this morning and exercised for 1 hour to turbo jam and I feel great! I feel motivated and energized. I... Read more

Day #14

Friday, November 14, 2008      2 comments

Today is day #14 . I started this journey again on Nov 1st and today I am lighter and more motivated than I was 14 days ago. I decided I will only weigh myself once a month. So, therefore, my first weigh in date is Dec 1st. This is good because ... Read more

I'm never giving up. Keeping my eyes on the prize

Friday, November 07, 2008      3 comments

A week ago I started over my weightless/ health journey. In 1990 I weighed 330 pounds and vowed to lose weight and stop hating myself. I started walking and lost weight pretty easily with following a low carb plan. I was able to get to 215 lbs... Read more