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I am a widow Now; I lost my husband 21 months ago.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Hello it has been a very stressful time for me. But I have managed to lose weight.
I am still a stressfull eater but I can control it now. My weight loss total is 97 pounds
now.
Michael passed away from cancer and our family has never recovered. I had hoped with some healing time things would be better with the family. But it is not. Losing my Father and my husband within 6 months nearly distroyrd me. Yet I fiund I am a surviver after all.

  
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SARAHTAIT 8/26/2012 8:18PM

    I am totally with you dear..I lost my hubby last year too...and am currently helping out with my elderly parents who are both 86 and declining rapidly. It is so hard losing someone....I was angry at God too for a long while but finally realized what I was doing and know that God loves me.

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CATLADY52 8/25/2012 5:04PM

    Losing two very dear members of your family is very hard. And for them to go within six motnhs is really the pits. It does sound as if you are coping fairly well. emoticon

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PURPLELVR7 8/25/2012 8:57AM

    So very sorry for your loss, my heart go out to you.
It sounds like you are stronger than you think. I do believe that in time things will be less painful - not that you will forget. I am sure there are a lot of great times you want to remember emoticon

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GRANDMA695 8/24/2012 11:39PM

    Judy Thank you yess I could not have did it without the help of the Lord. At first I have to say i was angry at him for taking so much from me then I learned to look at all he had given me.

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JUDYAMK 8/24/2012 11:31PM

    You have had a rough time of it with the loss of two beloved people in your life plus the loss of your sister. It is amazing when we have that strength to carry on. With my own loss of family members & things happening in my life, as I look back I wonder how I got through. I prayed a lot & I know Christ was right there with me that is how I made it. That is how you did also with God's help. Take care
Judy

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Vacation Trip

Saturday, August 29, 2009

I am leaving today and will be on vacation at my daughter's for the birth of my grandbabies. I will be having a hard time staying on track; due to the fact I will be at the hospital with her for 4 days then at her house the rest of the time. I am going to do my best to check in as often as I can and to st on track. Good Luck to everyone else this next 2 weeks I will post pictures of the beautiful twins when I return. Happy Healthy eating and exercising to everyone.
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The picture is of my beautiful daughter Crystal and me at her baby shower; she thinks she is soo big LOL she is just beautiful with babies.
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hugs,
talk to you all on my return
Brenda

  
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TRIPPENDICUL4R 8/30/2009 8:14AM

    Wow, congratulations! I'm sure it will be amazing.

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WALKINGGRANDMA 8/29/2009 1:51PM

    Enjoy the babies and being their grandmother. It is such a special time. I found that just being in a different house made a difference in how much I ate. Familiar food, the fact that it wasn't my kitchen, etc made it more difficult to munch.

It takes about 6 months after a baby before a mother feels like she can do things again besides care for the child. It takes twice as long with twins. It is going to be a long year and although you aren't close (but I expect you wish you were) it will be great fun to keep track. Plan another trip in January so you can play with the babies and get to know them again.



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CELETA 8/29/2009 10:17AM

    Hi Brenda,
Go and enjoy yourself, and enjoy those babies. My daughter had 2 sets of twins. I was with her for almost 3 yrs., cause she couldn't handle it. The first set was born on 9-11 and the second set was born Nov. 21, 2002. She had her hands full and still does. Enjoy them while you can cause they grow up so fast.
Don't worry about losing weight, I have always lost weight when I had to be at the hospital, lost 4 lbs in 3 days when my husband was in there.
So just enjoy yourself, cause this is an amazing time, something you'll never forget. emoticon emoticon
Celeta

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My Mini Weight Loss Goals (By ChristmasTime)

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

So, I ended up at 210 for the week, which is fine. I had cheated a little last weekend because of my stress and going out of town (which isn't really an excuse), so I wasn't expecting any more weight loss.

This next week is going to be a real stressor on me But I can do it I am going to become the grandmother of twins. A boy and a girl!!!!

Good news but so worried about our daughter. She lost a baby last year and nearly did she has to have surgery after this and will not be able to have anymore children. No reason for me to hit the cookies etc I know but that is me


Exercise this coming week will be very hard for me except for walking the hospital has nice areas to walk. I have reset my weight goals to 10 pounds at a time no real timing just mini goals. But I would like to loose 10 pounds before Christmas, I hope everyone's doing well. Anyone else wanting to take a walk with the mini trips just join in and see how any 10 pound we can loose before Christmas.
Thanks everyone
Brenda
the Christmas looser

  
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NANCYBFULLER 8/26/2009 7:01AM

    Sorry about your grandchild. My first two grandchildren died shortly after birth, so I know some of your pain.

A grandmothers pain is so complicated. It is painful to watch your own child be so sad and there is nothing you can do to relieve the pain, plus you are also grieving for your own loss, the loss of your grandchild.

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I hope you make you make your Christmas goal

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TENNISJIM 8/26/2009 6:30AM

    Good for you to acknowledge your mishaps and make plans to correct them. Long term goals are better than short term goals. Good luck.

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