As I look back on the past year, I see some goals not quite reached and a few accomplishments that make me proud. And, I begin the New Year creating new goals while finishing up old ones. I began the year in full force; eager to beat the 14 books I read in 2012 in… Continue reading Writer’s Update From 2013 to 2014
Weight: 256 lbs.Cholesterol: 240Triglycerides: 178 When I created Diary of a Fat Girl, it was for the purpose of a healthier me. I was to be 100% truthful with myself and with the world about my struggles in weight loss and infertility. After all, if I cannot face the truth about myself, how was I to… Continue reading The Leading Cause of Death in America
Over the Christmas holidays I was overwhelmed with news of pregnancies. I learned that two of my husband’s cousins were expecting and one of them was to have twins. Then, I learned two of my cousins were expecting; both of them due in May. As hard as all that news was, I swallowed my tears,… Continue reading So, Everyone Else Is Having A Baby…But Me!
My husband is my accountability partner. He and I would lift each other up and encourage each other to keep on going on; to reach our goals in weight loss and a healthy lifestyle. What happened?
Weight: 260 lbs. My husband’s health insurance has a new policy to help people attain a healthy lifestyle. With the effort to save over $700 in premiums this year, we agreed to one of many options offered in their new health program. There are many reasons in which I don’t support this kind of intrusion… Continue reading Get Up and Try, Try, Try!
Now, I look to 2013 and wonder what kind of goals I should set, and if I should even attempt to set them. Of course, I should! Goals give us a purpose; a reason to wake up each morning. Without my goals, I would have nothing to look forward to, nothing to accomplish, and nothing to show for success.
After thumbing through this book, I have decided that working with it chronologically is not the way the universe works. We live in a chaotic world where, at any given moment, things change. Sometimes, our world is flipped upside down, and sometimes they change for the better. We just roll with the punches and continue to forge ahead...
This week, I have joined SparkPeople, and I am thrilled to announce my participation in the Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge. I have identified a long time ago that I have a problem with sugar. It is an addiction of mine. I have also detoxified from sugar and felt wonderful. I even got rid of those sugar cravings! However, just like an alcoholic, it just takes one chocolate bar and I am hooked, again...