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Like a Whitesnake Song

Monday, August 05, 2019

🎼Here I go again on my own
Goin’ down the only road I’ve ever known
Like a drifter, I was born to walk alone
And I’ve made up my mind
I ain’t wasting no more time
Here I go again...

What an annoying earworm, but a welcome respite from Baby Shark. If that Baby Shark dance burned more calories I’d be thin by now. Thanks for nothing, Baby Shark.

So, like the Whitesnake song that really dates me, here I go again. Down the decision-to-lose-weight road that I’ve traveled oh-so-many times before. What makes this time different? I don’t know. But I feel like it’s different and I hope that it will stick this time and maybe that counts for something.

I joined Noom and they are taking $44 out of my paycheck each month. It’s only ok so far and it’s helping me stay on track (I’m down 16 lbs!) but there’s no community. I need a community. I need to vent, ask advice, celebrate. I need people who understand my frustrations. I need someone who understands what it’s like to cry over a Frappuccino.

Yep, that happened. I walked past a Starbucks, checked my calorie budget for the day on Noom, and realized I needed to say no to a Frappuccino. And the thing is—I DID IT! I didn’t order anything! I just went home! But not before I cried in the parking lot. I’m not even a cryer but I’ll be damned if that (lack of) Frappuccino didn’t produce instant tears.

I need to get into a healthy headspace regarding food and I’m getting there, little by little.

16 pounds down.
84 to go.
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  • DWROBERGE
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    411 days ago
  • TERIBEAR68
    Mindset is everything and you got this.
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    418 days ago
  • RHOOK20047
    Welcome back to SparkPeople. We are all here for the same reason, no matter what our personal story is. We are here to help each other to get to that healthy point we want to be in our lives. It is not going to be easy, but it is attainable. Make small goals and they will lead to big successes. You have to make you #1 and tell yourself that you are worth it. If you don't take care of yourself you can't take care of anyone else. You can do it! We are here to help! Welcome back and get active on this site. emoticon
    418 days ago
  • BONNIE1552
    Stay strong 💪. You're making good decisions
    419 days ago
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