RPIAZZA78's Blogs

Coming back is hard to do
Sunday, January 24, 2010      3 comments

I made the ultimate mistake...I jumped back in with big aspirations and goals. I tried to do too much too soon. I forgot about the Fast Break small moments of success. I went out and bought The Spark. I needed it to help me begin again. So... Read more
Spring into Summer Reflections
Thursday, June 18, 2009      0 comments

For this week's challenge of SIS, we are supposed to reflect on our progress. Here is what my reflection of this whole process was. WEIGHT-LOSS: Did you meet a goal you set for yourself? If so, how did you do it? If not, what happened to k... Read more
Just don't know why they can't be upfront...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009      1 comments

I am having blood work done this Friday and was all excited because I finally, FINALLY made up my mind to go through with IVF. After reading all the scary information about overweight women not having as great a success as "normal" ones. I wra... Read more
June Goals
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      3 comments

Alright so I know this is a week late, but better late than never. My goals for this month are pretty simple. My major goal for the month is to stop negative talk/thinking. I realize how many times I say I'm not sure, I'll try, maybe. I have... Read more
I dreamt of FOOD!
Thursday, May 28, 2009      3 comments

I have been doing really well with my diet and exercise. I have ramped up my workouts and am trying to achieve 3-4 hours of exercise a day and strength training every other day. Plus I am eating between 1500-1900 calories. Yesterday I stopped... Read more
The results are in...
Sunday, May 24, 2009      3 comments

So I went to the RE on Friday. She looked at my blood work results and the SIS. She proceeded to tell me that I am not a candidate for an IUI and that my best bet is to go straight for IVF. She wants me to do another month of testing and re-d... Read more
Today is my wedding anniversary
Thursday, May 21, 2009      10 comments

Today it will be 9 years that my husband and I said I do. He is my biggest supporter and my best friend. I don't know and don't care to know what my life would have been like without ever knowing him. I love this man so much that I married hi... Read more
Where are my angels?
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      6 comments

I have a mother who greatly believes in angels and that they surround us all the time. She believes that if we look to them for support and guidance that it will be given to us. The truth is she only started believing in this when my father pa... Read more
Take out food, ugh
Sunday, May 17, 2009      4 comments

Today I was on the road and starving. So what did I do; I stopped at the worst possible place for lunch because it was quick, convient and close. McDonald's! I have not had McDonald's in a year now. I really had to stop and get something tho... Read more
I am noticing changes taking place
Saturday, May 16, 2009      5 comments

So I always thought of weight loss success as inches and pounds lost, new smaller clothes and having people comment on your looks. I mean really isn't this how we all first look at weight loss success. But what I have come to realize is that t... Read more
Lost my sense of balance?
Thursday, May 14, 2009      2 comments

Have I lost my sense of balance, did I ever really have one? I think that is the problem about being a yo-yo dieter; we have trouble with finding the balance in life. I used to go from one extreme to the other with my nutrition and exercise. ... Read more
An inspirational quote, thanks Spark
Monday, May 11, 2009      3 comments

Today's Spark quote: Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster. - William Bridges I can relate to this quote. The past few days I have been ver... Read more
Am I doomed to continue this path...
Sunday, May 10, 2009      5 comments

Tonight I was cleaning out a few boxes in my closet when I came across my old journals. They began back in 1998 (just when all my emotion problems began). I read through most of them and it wasn't until I came to the journal of 2001 to 2003 th... Read more
Still down but not out
Wednesday, May 06, 2009      5 comments

I am still struggling with my emotions but I am controlling them better today. I have stayed on track with my eating and am hitting the gym in a few. I got some really good compliments today on my weight loss. My husband looked at me this mor... Read more
An emotional mess
Tuesday, May 05, 2009      7 comments

Well I did a bad thing today. I got a call about my husbands test results and he is fine, they would not tell me about mine, I had to set up an appointment. So what did I do, I reached in for the ice cream. I had a half cup of chocolate Edy's... Read more

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