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Quotation

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

There is no loneliness
if one is satisfied
with oneself.~Hans-Ulrich Rieker

  


Quotation

Monday, November 05, 2012

The weakness of our age is our
apparent inability to distinguish
our needs from our greeds.~Dan Robinson

Have a wonderful day! emoticon

  
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TATTER3 11/6/2012 6:08AM

    Yep!

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 11/5/2012 8:37PM

    great quote. Thanks for sharing!

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BE-THE-CHANGE 11/5/2012 8:15PM

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NESARIAN 11/5/2012 11:57AM

    Good one! Just as my grandparents and parents said, "this new generation needs to learn to think about others and not just themselves." Learning the difference between wants and needs is a beginning.

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Giving Yourself the Love and Care YOU Deserve.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

We ALL have different stories but we focus on our similarities rather tan our differences. Emotional eating, overeating, or eating out of boredom (whatever you what to call it), is a major problem for US. For ME, it's a day by day process. I have those days where I make it through the day on track and then when night come around, I blow it. I walk and eat all night. Then there's those days that it switches. I'm over calories and I sleep the whole night through. What I'm hoping for is, finding the balance. Until then, I choose to handle myself with love and care. I will NOT beat ME down any further. I AM human, therefore, I WILL make mistakes. LOVE changes things! emoticon LETS emoticon

I walked and ate granola bars all night and I don't remember how many because I was half asleep. Today WILL be a better day! I CAN/ emoticon

  
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BE-THE-CHANGE 10/31/2012 11:47PM

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 10/31/2012 10:49PM

    Glad that you're taking things one day at a time. Bright blessings to you my dear friend. Love ya

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EATVEGAN 10/31/2012 10:21PM

    Chin up! You'll make it if you don't quit.

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LAINYC 10/31/2012 10:24AM

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DEBBYNATION 10/31/2012 9:25AM

    Yes! U CAN DO IT! Be kind to u - this world is tough enough. I am sending u Spark Cheers of encouragement! :)

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Looking Back

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

This is a blog I wrote three years ago September 27, 2009. I found SparkPeople in 2007 and at that time I was 305 pounds. I haven't been constant here but the support and encouragement is always here. This is day 6 of me recommitting to change. I am down 5 pounds. YES!!! I CAN do it!!!


It's been a little over 2 months and I'm down 25 pounds. My self-esteem is going up, my stress level is down, and the guilt is starting to go away. I don't know if you can get with that but I'm talking about the guilt you feel when you've just eaten a whole cake or a jumbo pack of cookies etc.. The guilt you feel when you are scheduled for your annual PAP. The humiliation of having to open up and your fatty legs are sagging and ALL your "bidness" is showing. Anyway, my last pap was on July 17. It was a turning point for me because the nurse who did my PAP was having a hard time latching onto my cervix and she says to me,"The bigger you are makes it harder to latch on.". I was already embarrassed and ashamed and her saying that, made me feel worse. Now that I look back on it, I thank God for using Juanita (the RN) that day because it had an effect on the change in my life. I go back to see the doctor next week and I hope Juanita is there so that I can thank her. I know she wasn't trying to be ugly, she was just telling the truth and sometimes the truth hurts and in some instances, it can also heal. The very next day after that happened, I decided to do something about it. I'm not where I want to be but thank God, I'm on my way!

Thanks in advance for stopping by, it means a Lot.

I am truly grateful for the ups and downs.

  
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DIETDIVAS 10/25/2012 11:58AM

    Congrats!!! Keep pushing, you can do it!! emoticon

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TATTER3 10/25/2012 6:46AM

    Keep Sparkin'!!!

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BE-THE-CHANGE 10/24/2012 11:12PM

    You can do it!
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LJCANNON 10/24/2012 10:45PM

    emoticon Welcome Back!!

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LADYGSC 10/24/2012 10:41PM

    emoticon back emoticon emoticon

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 10/24/2012 10:28PM

    So glad to see you Sparking along with us! Glad that you're back! Love ya!!!!

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RUTH14 10/24/2012 10:24PM

    Dont give up! You can do it!

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DRAK416 10/24/2012 10:21PM

  Gl on your journey

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Starting Over

Friday, October 19, 2012

I erased all of my old goals and weight and I'm starting over from here. emoticon It has started off well. I won 500 sparkgoodie points on the emoticon

  
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DIETDIVAS 10/23/2012 3:22AM

    One day at a time.... just do it one day at a time.

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EATVEGAN 10/20/2012 1:59AM

    Thanks for the good wishes. May you also have a beautiful and productive day. Good luck with your restructured goals. emoticon

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BRE2003SB 10/19/2012 12:54PM

    I've gained almost 20 pounds of what I'd lost. I was eating any and everything, wasn't tracking, stop logging in and giving or asking for support. I started to get depressed so here I am recommitting to Lifestyle change. I was stuck in my past accomplishments and couldn't get past them. That's why I reset my goals now I have new goals to meet. Anyway thanks for stopping by. Have a beautiful day. emoticon


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DAWNWATERWOMAN 10/19/2012 12:09PM

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EWL978 10/19/2012 6:50AM

    Is there any particular reason for starting over?? Just curious.

Keep on keeping on and good luck!!!! emoticon

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