JAMIEMOE11's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JAMIEMOE11 JAMIEMOE11's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ February http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5637303 WOW! Where did this month go! I'm still working on gettig my weight back down to where I was three weeks ago...darn steroids! =/ I'm breathing better and started riding my air dyne bike. I do 15 min starting out. I will slowly work my way up to more minutes as I get stronger. I just have to be patient with my self. Being sick with asthma for so long has put me way back with exercising. I started using hand weights two three pounds each. I'm going slow with the weights too...my husband use to... Sat, 1 Mar 2014 23:36:24 EST Fighting the good fight of faith! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5601716 Fighting for my health is so worth it. With all the challenges in the past 4 months with my asthma out of control and being on steroids has been very hard. I still have a way to go and am on some medication to help me with my breathing and inflammation in my lungs. It will be some time before I get fully back on my feet. I will try to do more walks in my house and get on my exercise bike for at least 15 min a day and see how I feel. It has been a long road. My planters is still bothering me t... Tue, 21 Jan 2014 21:45:54 EST Thankful http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5553051 I'm thankful for all my family and friends and my spark family. God has given me so much to be thankful for. My life is richly blessed with God's grace and mercy and love. Lately I've released some more pounds. I was stuck for a while do to steroids and now am on another round because of my asthma .I'm praying that I will not need any more after this. So hard not being able to do my exercises regularly. I will be so HAPPY when I get out of this asthma flar up. 3month's is to long. Looking fo... Fri, 29 Nov 2013 22:00:27 EST COLD WEATHER! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5536047 It's very cloudy and dark today and cold with snow and rain again. My energy level is low! :( Sitting here typing my thoughts and having a cup of hot coffee. Maybe that will give me some boost and get me going today. I have still yet to get my self on my excise bike and ride. <BR> I have just 20 min planed for to do it. So after this it's set the timer and go ride for 20 min. Maybe I will put on some music to get me jazzed up! ;) Well not much else today going on so I will get myself going... Fri, 8 Nov 2013 18:56:00 EST One day at a time! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5529727 <em>277</em> <em>265</em> Taking one day at a time and making better choices one day at a time. I really got to add more fruit and vegetables to my diet. I logged my food today. Not very good. ! OK I really got to make better choices. Off track with being sick with the asthma and having a hard day emotionally. Rejection is no fun to deal with especially when it is your parent! I need to run to Jesus when things go this direction. NOT FOOD! I need to focus more on eating live healthy fo... Sat, 2 Nov 2013 00:15:50 EST Never Give Up! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5487444 It's been a long and slow journey releasing my weight. Ive learned so much about myself and why I'm doing the things I do. Realizing that I run to food for my comfort and rewards. Not a good thing. All that has changed now and I'm on the right path to healing. I injured my foot back in May and have still problems so it's been slow going with the exercise...now I have a nice cushy seat to sit on my excise bike so I can get riding till my hearts content! :) Figuring out new ways to move. Prais... Mon, 16 Sep 2013 16:27:40 EST BACK TO THE 0-5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5474601 Boy, what a challenge to eat right when company is visiting...I'm up in my weight. I've got to get back on track. Starting today making right food choices and eating when hungry and stopping at 5 :) just comfortable. Get on my bike for 30 minutes each day. Smoke from fires and my foot have keep me from being as active as I want to be. I finally got my Air Dyne Bike in the house set up. Now I can ride indoors for my health sake. Priase God for his help and blessings. <em>324</em> <em>30<... Tue, 3 Sep 2013 12:28:58 EST Eating 0 to 5 range! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5455190 http://youtu.be/97eY7wMCJQs <BR> <BR> This is the group I am with Thin Within...It has helped me to progress in my journey and walk with God. It truly is a heart change and attitude towards food. I have slowly released my weight, but better yet is my heart is releasing all the excess burdens and lies that I have held onto for years. This has been a great help to me along with my Spark family. God blessings to you all. I hope you will take a look at this video and gain some more wisdom into ... Wed, 14 Aug 2013 14:45:48 EST SLOW! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5453535 Do to menopause my weight has not come off as fast as I thought it would. KEEP MY FOCUS ON THE LORD HELPS. That helps me to get through the day. Trying not to be discouraged, and give up not easy with a injured foot and slow weight loss. I'm going to keep focussed on the goal of becoming healthier and making healthy choices. Getting out doors for my walks and bike rides at least 3 times a week. <em>313</em> <em>319</em> <em>332</em> <em>355</em> <BR> <BR> Eating only when I'm tr... Tue, 13 Aug 2013 02:41:35 EST BIKEING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5395671 Filling a bit stronger these days, with riding my bike more and my airdyne bike, has made a huge difference. I have more energy to get my day going now. My foot still giving me trouble, at least I can ride now. I'm HAPPY with that! = ) <BR> <BR> Better to have some exercise than none. There's more than one way to get the job done. <BR> Praying and praising my way through it all. Thank you God = ) Wed, 19 Jun 2013 21:37:53 EST struggle with a spirit of heaviness, anger, sadness or some other emotion that attempts to control y http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5383406 <BR> Good morning every one, <BR> Here I go again Lord Jesus, I have ben around this mountain before. Time to pick up my sword and fight the good fight of faith and not give in or give up! As the devil will have it! NO! I will not lay down and die! In Jesus name I will arise up on wings as an eagle and fly, fly, fly high above the clouds, the currents of the winds of this life. I will ride on wings like an eagle. My God is greater than my emotions and greater then the power’s of Satan. No F... Sun, 9 Jun 2013 13:20:37 EST PROGRESS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5380371 I'm making progress along my weight loss journey with God. Prayer, smaller portions, healthy choices, getting out side for bike rides and walks. My foot is still healing. This has been a slow progress. Most important of all is I have not given UP! = ) I have persevered and navigated through all the rough terrain,with the help and grace and strength of God. Never give up! : ) keep our eye's fixed on the Lord Jesus. When we fall down he is there to pick us back up. I'm so thankful that I h... Thu, 6 Jun 2013 13:09:16 EST UP, DOWN! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5362953 UHG! Weight is up again. I pray it's only salt issue's. I've been eating when hungry and stopping when satisfied...Doing my walk more now and biking. Keeping my focus on the Grace of God. So easy to fill like your just not measuring up...It's not the scale though that tells me who I am. It's my Savior Jesus Christ. I may have to keep a food log...just to see how much I really am eating. So frustrated. Making better food choices. Drinking enough water. Taking time for my bike rides and walks..... Tue, 21 May 2013 00:30:14 EST Conscious eating http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5352222 <em>296</em> <em>218</em> <em>47</em> <em>4</em> Keeping my focus on eating in my boundary. Making more conscious decision to eat healthy choices. I feel so much better. My weight is slowly but steadily decreasing. I give God PRAISE for his strength and grace and wisdom. The wisdom of God is far greater than the wisdom of man. The way of God Almighty is life and wholeness, health,peace and joy. His ways are truly peaceable. <em>30</em> <em>9</em> <em>4</em> <em>26</em> ... Fri, 10 May 2013 13:52:03 EST PRAISE GOD FROM WHOM ALL BLESSING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5342198 Awaking to another BEAUTIFUL day in the bitter root valley. <em>67</em> I was blessed with another gem this morning. Down a pound. I have been applying the LORD way of natural eating. Listening to my body feedback...eating only when true hunger comes and stopping when comfortably full. "Not by might, not by power,but by my Spirit says the LORD" This morning I was reading Romans 8:1-39. What stood out to me was verses, 1-11. We do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spi... Wed, 1 May 2013 15:53:54 EST PRAISE GOD FROM WHOM ALL BLESSING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5342193 Awaking to another BEAUTIFUL day in the bitter root valley. <em>67</em> I was blessed with another gem this morning. Down a pound. I have been applying the LORD way of natural eating. Listening to my body feedback...eating only when true hunger comes and stopping when comfortably full. "Not by might, not by power,but by my Spirit says the LORD" This morning I was reading Romans 8:1-39. What stood out to me was verses, 1-11. We do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spi... Wed, 1 May 2013 15:51:05 EST Icing my foot... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5336941 Great day today hiking at Lake Como. So beautiful! =) took lots of pictures and video. We hiked the trails for two hours. My foot is sore, so got the ice bag on my left foot. It's feeling better after the Icing. I've got to stretch it next with the rolling pin. <em>224</em> keep praying for my foot to heal. I hope I didn't over do it. I tried to be careful how I stepped. Tomorrow I will rest my foot. I think I will us my Air Dyne Bike for my strength and heart training. That way my foot c... Sat, 27 Apr 2013 00:46:28 EST SCALE UP! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5335282 <em>192</em> The scale is up 2 pounds. I will not let it discourage me. I have tract all my food and work outs. It could swelling do to sodium. My foot is still hurting from the planters foot. I may have to not walk on my feet for a while. I don't want to stop my walks. I really enjoy them <em>334</em> <BR> Icing MY foot and using my rolling pin to stretch and other foot and calf stretches. Boy! I pray this heals up fast. I'm tired of waiting. <em>313</em> <BR> I've got better ... Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:21:27 EST FREEDOM ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5331021 <em>192</em> I'm free in my Lord Jesus to weigh when I feel the need...Eat when I am hungry,sleep when I'm tired, drink when I'm thirsty. I don't need another person to tell me...MY body will naturally tell me what it needs. I just went through an ordeal that through me of track a bit...opened up a can of worms. I was emotionally brought to tears. Thinking that I would have to give up my spark people family....So glad that I worked through this ordeal. I see how the enemy of my soul has... Sun, 21 Apr 2013 21:24:26 EST REJOICING IN THE LORD http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5326501 <em>244</em> <em>104</em> <em>192</em> <BR> <BR> The scale is finally showing improvement... keeping within my calories for the day is working. Most important is knowing and learning what a normal portion size looks like. Making healthier choices. Praying and asking God for his wisdom and guidance. Learning to eat when I am truly hungry and stopping at a comfortable full. Not to full or stuffed. Years of emotional eating does not just disappear over night. It takes time and prayer w... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 13:30:50 EST Scale is up! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5322930 <em>192</em> Ok the scale is up this morning, YIKES! I had to much salt yesterday...must of been those cheetos. Darn it! My fingers are swollen up right now as I am typing...doesn't feel so good. I did track all my foods. I am going to have to stay away from the PKG foods for sure...my body cant handle it! I do weigh every day for the most part. Not sure it is all together a good thing, but I do it just to see the ounces coming down and also just like this morning the weight gain do to my h... Sun, 14 Apr 2013 15:15:49 EST MY NEW KINDLE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5321017 This new Kindle Fire is turning out to be a great tool in managing my tracking. So light and fits in my purse. Next is to get the barcode scanner to work on this Kindle Fire. <em>334</em> <em>387</em> I will be able to scan barcode when out shopping to scan the nutritional value. This is a amazing device! <em>334</em> <em>243</em> <em>244</em> <em>252</em> <em>104</em> <BR> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:44:21 EST KEEPING ON THE TRACK! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5311453 <em>134</em> Some days seem to be like a turtle in slow motion...getting this weight off is so hard...now my foot is got planter faciaitist going on and it's painful! <em>46</em> I got to <em>386</em> I guess I will have to focus on doing some chair exercises for now and keep up with my oxycise breathing. Those exercises don't require me to be on my feet. I have to get this foot healed up...I want so bad to go hiking on our trails. Going to have to be patient. <BR> Thu, 4 Apr 2013 12:46:14 EST VICTORY IS IN CHRIST JESUS. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5309014 The victory is already won in Jesus christ my Lord...He came and concord over all the enemy for me...Isaiah 53. It is finished. It is mine now to apprehend and take hold of the power that is within me by His great and mighty Holy Spirit. My strength in not in my self, it is in the power of Christ Jesus my savior. I am an over comer in Christ my LORD. NO weapons formed against me shall prosper, every toung that falsely accuses me shall be condemned. Amen. It is by the Holy Ghost that I will s... Tue, 2 Apr 2013 14:26:05 EST Juicing TO LOSE WEIGHT! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5293178 http://youtu.be/eMUnRZy9phk <BR> <BR> I HAVE A JUICER AND AM GOING TO DO THIS! I WILL TRACT MY PROGRESS AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS. <em>370</em> <em>291</em> <em>284</em> <em>368</em> <em>267</em> <em>289</em> <em>45</em> <em>277</em> <em>488</em> <em>491</em> <em>372</em> <em>371</em> <em>373</em> <em>478</em> <em>4</em> <em>91</em> <em>9</em> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 02:25:37 EST Scale is driving me Crazy! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5287963 Oh boy! Up again in weight. <em>192</em> So I got the tape measure out. Tape shows that I'm down. OK for now I am going to stay off the scale every day...to disappointing. I will weigh for now on once a month and measure. I will see how I do mentally with this. I need to focus on God and his word and prayer....not the scale and who and what it says I am. I will continue to track my food intake and volume. Smaller portions and more protein and less high carb's food. <img src="http://photos-... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 16:26:29 EST Time to heal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5284419 Thinking of my mother in-law today, <BR> As she is in heaven now with our dear savior and Lord Jesus Christ. Oh how she is so free now from her life of suffering and pain. I cant wait to see her in heaven in her new and beautiful spirit. Some day I will be free to from this body of sin and pain....for now I will keep working on my temple of the Holy Spirit. Keeping my body healthy is my aim, eating better foods and getting some exercise daily. <em>313</em> <em>353</em> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 20:44:18 EST THE MIND http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5276119 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1022570420.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Our minds are very powerful. what we think on can help us or hurt us. I of a verse in the bible that says. As a man thinks so is he...Where our thoughts go our body's follow. I feel that it has been a great battle over my mind breaking thoughts that are self defeating. I'm spending more time in prayer and the word of God to overcome these poor self images of my self. I grew up in a home of 9 sibling's and 2 parent... Wed, 6 Mar 2013 15:10:16 EST Beautiful Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5273172 Praise God for a new day. So beautiful out today and sun shining the mountains are covered in snow. I slept good last night, I feel much better today emotionally. Sleep is so important for our body to function good. We have allot of stress in our lives right now. This to will pass in time. Things will get better I tell myself and pray for God to keep me focused on the goal and prize that I will have at the end of my race. Learning to persevere in the Lord. Not so easy at times. <em>182</em>... Mon, 4 Mar 2013 18:45:17 EST Stress! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5270211 Another day filled with stress! Did good this morning with my eating but when we went to DQ I went way over my calories not realizing how much was in the food. :( Darn it! No food for the rest of the evening and it's early. I cant deal with much more family drama! <em>198</em> Sat, 2 Mar 2013 19:51:47 EST