Journey with Jenny Craig — The Start

before Jenny Craig

I am totally going to go out of my comfort zone for a bit with you all. Why? Because I need to. I need to lose weight. I need to be healthier. I need to be around to see my children have children. I need to be a better me. Recently I visited a Jenny Craig center for my first consultation visit.  I honestly didn't know what to expect. My consultant made me feel welcome and cared for. Her and I … [Read more...]

Feeding My Feelings… I am an Emotional Eater

Being overweight didn't happen overnight.  It also didn't happen by mistake.  I knew each time that I ate something that was bad for me that it was going to have an effect on my weight.  I knew that I would regret it.  But, with that guilt came more eating and more regret.  It was a constant cycle of hatred for my actions and decisions. As I grew older, those things changed.  Where I once was … [Read more...]

Weight Watchers Update (week 15)

Slimming down

Well, this week was much better than last as far as the scale goes.  I have a lot to share with you all about why my weight issues are coming to a new beginning as of this week, but I will do that in another post.  All I can say is that my body has gone through many changes over the past week.  I can only hope that the changes will bring about some positive in the weight-loss area in the future.  … [Read more...]

Weight Watchers update (week 14)

I won't even bother to put my slimming down button up today.  I am so disappointed with myself.  I know better than to eat the way I have.  I think after Easter I got this taste of food again and didn't give a crap that I was doing something bad.  I knew that I was eating too much on Easter but the food was so good.  Then, last night we went out for pizza for Mackenzie's birthday and I had a … [Read more...]

Weight Watchers update (week 12)

Slimming down

I had a pretty rough week.  I haven't eaten enough and definitely did not exercise enough.  I need to exercise.  I need to get out and do stuff.  It rained the last few days so I wasn't able to get out and walk.  I did walk a few miles this week though.  It still wasn't enough.  I NEED TO EXERCISE MORE! Anyway, I was happy to see what I did today when I got on the scale.  My measurements did … [Read more...]