JAZZYGF's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JAZZYGF JAZZYGF'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/ making bad choices http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5857200 after leaving TOPS organization in july I have gained 20 pounds <BR> I was unhappy with the group wanting me to take on weight recorder, photographer and planning healthy talks <BR> I joined for support and just only that. <BR> went to on line weight watchers well needless to say that didn't work <BR> so now I have to really try harder and join something that has a weigh in cheap <BR> so before I get to 300 pounds need to do something. <BR> Wht don't know but this gaining weight is drastic.... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:37:45 EST 2015 choices http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5847877 a few days before new year a big disagreement with my oldest daughter she accused me of making the choice to cancel Christmas for the last 3 years, <BR> I exploded but not to her. I told her that choice was made for me 4 years ago. My son and daughters do not get along so after what I call the worst day of my life I just told all of them I cannot do this anymore this is not a happy thing for me <BR> so That got me thinking 2015 I will make good choices, Eating healthy 5 days now. lost 2 pound... Tue, 6 Jan 2015 17:26:52 EST nov 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821716 Wow the new me did not make it <BR> Signed up WW Sept 24 lost 4pounds <BR> Now up 8 pounds and disgusted <BR> 5k race with extra pounds well tuff <BR> Why I really don't know <BR> Busy daily first my finger then barn then husbands 2 surgeries. <BR> Dr bills now cookie baking annual event. Lots of work and lots of money but well worth it <BR> Happy thanksgiving to all Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:58:02 EST a new me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5809468 Not going to blog about my life listened to glen beck on radio never did before. He mentioned a blog he was going to post about being overwhelmed with all he has to do. Then changed his mind and asked for posts from others how they manage there lives on a budget, single parent perhaps, jobless medical issues. He said he has help from assistants, and others. He got some starling posts and as I listened to some of them realized I have nothing to complain and feel sorry for myself <BR> I have is... Sun, 2 Nov 2014 17:01:30 EST good morning http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5797346 well another rain day and no motivation <BR> The weekend sat moved barn beams despite hubbys swollen leg <BR> He went back to work. Thurs I took him to emergency room for his leg and they gave him anti-biotics for the infection.AS we go through this week relatives and friends having surgery. I wrote out 10 get well, sympathy, and thinking about you cards for so many people. I should thank God today at least we are doing extremely well for all the mess we have. <BR> a big cookout sat for some ... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:08:18 EST sat one week weight watchers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5795849 Thurs was a blurr for me <BR> Sad news by 10am my news of my cousins death reached me MY sister and I wanted to make a visit to florida by greyhound but my cousin said no she was too weak. <BR> Then desperate to get my husbands leg which is swollen and red I wanted a dr appointment. Nothing until Monday regular doctor or 20th with specialists. <BR> next after a discussion with nurses I took him to emergency he has a nasty infection stayed 5 hours there with an IV of antibiotics and tests x ra... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:57:35 EST day 4 of weight watchers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5794172 wow difficult day not sure why <BR> jazzercise 60 min dragging myself glad I went but so freaking tired <BR> stopped at krogers so wanted sweets and I managed to not grab but instead made a good choice fruits, protein bars. <BR> tomorrow busy day busy and busy day. Looking at our financial outlook and trust me this could get ugly. Want good news but may not get it. WE hwve bad news on a daily basis Tue, 7 Oct 2014 16:44:13 EST day 1 of 90 weight watchers on line or meetings http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5792327 I am back to weight watches and today looked up an email from them. <BR> 90 days 42.00 so must do something. Daily weight gain and 15 pounds in a month is critical. <BR> Alert the weight police. <BR> Today used the tools, profile, message boards points system and tracking exercise. <BR> So now I must tackle this problem today <BR> Travel with me, join me, and support me <em>521</em> <em>249</em> Sat, 4 Oct 2014 15:33:19 EST wed Sept 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781791 My therapist and I went over the months problems. WE talked briefly about my kids and then spent time on achiving the fact my life is what it is and trying to look fro answers I am stressing myself out <BR> So going to work on this take care of me and hubby and cosmo <BR> Planning a small trip in December, clos not far, cheap but stress free. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:55:20 EST What a day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778033 Started out 9:30 for two errands one car insurance <BR> Then krogers near therapy appointment bag of cat foot <BR> Therapy one hour and a half <BR> Next two banks the 12 more miles north to a mall. <BR> Sears optical I melted my glasses when burning barn? <BR> Subway sandwiches half today half tomrrow <BR> Dollar tree get well cards and two containers for the start of organizing with dollar tree pinstrest website Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:32:11 EST Plans went into dumptster http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777398 My week was planned on sun but then Monday hubby's truck back breaks went out so one car two people and my finger therapy <BR> Still working on barn and today worked in garage organization? <BR> Struggling daily Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:46:35 EST sept 4 happy birthday to me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773476 This has been a wild week <BR> Tues 60 min jazzercise <BR> 30 min ymca running <BR> 65 min therapy <BR> <BR> today more therapy <BR> jazzercise 60 min now out for supper <BR> <BR> fri sat working on barn Thu, 4 Sep 2014 17:22:54 EST Big problems http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5765525 My decision on drugs has worked out. I feel better and more energy. <BR> Friday morning after a nasty storm our barn completely collapsed <BR> We had been working on tearing it down for 2 years and this year we finally got it down to beams and metal room. <BR> Eating at all and healthyis been a problem. <BR> Therapy of one day was great I do think it possibility of more motibility . <BR> So will be leaving soon for church and thanking god for no damage to other buildings when it fell Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:43:09 EST Major changes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5763538 First medicine <BR> Not taking blood pressure meds for 3 days <BR> My pressure too low so thinking this is slowing me down <BR> Next think before I eat something bad <BR> Eat a lot more protein and even use as a snack also <BR> Try and force myself to move and get at least 5000 steps a day <BR> So weds and check in sat? Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:09:25 EST Trying again to blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5762821 Take 5 steps in right direction then 20 steps back again, and again <BR> Thinking about a change but what? Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:52:20 EST Monday oh no http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757537 Well hubby brought home a huge box of donuts! <BR> No I have not eaten any but my mood lately is struggling so this is trouble <BR> I want so much to be my old self but since I broke my finger and surgery just doing anything is a struggle <BR> Praying for some really good or dr amid mood to help me Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:00:45 EST sunday slow going http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5756998 I am ok we worked on what we thought were easy boards to take down but it was 3 hours <BR> So the two parties from yesterday were great <BR> Sitting for the rest of tonight <BR> Happy Sunday <BR> Yes fixed food for the week so glad Sun, 10 Aug 2014 16:50:53 EST sat and goodness i ceel terrible http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5756346 So here it is a day for lots of activities and I am so dizzy <BR> My brain on overload and decided to go to bed for 45min and feel better <BR> We had 8 articles on craigs list for almost two weeks and now we are down to 2 <BR> Last night 30.00 for a wagon we have bad for almost 25 hers <BR> Surprised and will list more items tomorrow or attmepg to <BR> Desktop does not work and after. PurchSed a <BR> new desk top and printer sent both back Sat, 9 Aug 2014 12:52:52 EST hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5755939 Busy in car today <BR> Visiting friends two hours from here and they are in nursing home <BR> Did enjoy the visit but not the long drive Fri, 8 Aug 2014 20:19:38 EST Sunday august 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5752136 Where do I start? <BR> Cast is off limited mobility in finger, amazed the cast came off,I should be happy? <BR> Finances are doing so much better, opened a savings account. Selling parts of our barn on Craig's list barn dismantling going well. So why do I feel so coma like,depressed and hopeless <BR> Weight gain through this, mad disappointed in myself I get to 149 then boom 159 again <BR> Today logging all food, yes again give me self a pep talk! <BR> My computers are down lap top desktop pr... Sun, 3 Aug 2014 09:23:57 EST wow hello July 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747471 I am doing good. hate my restrictions and glad it is healing. Yes I want it now and thus get myself in a emotional stress where poor me??? <BR> barn siding is almost down. Beams looking at it tomorrow <BR> listed 5 things on craigs list barn related and sold them all think we are up to 200 <BR> august get estimate on cement for pole barn and maybe plumbing for house <BR> kids ok i guess i have on daughter that passes myroad daily and never comes over even with my disabilities. <BR> busy week ... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:18:08 EST July 16 WHAT http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5739972 I am been thinking about how it can't be July already and where and what have I done. <BR> OH yes broke my finger!!! Tomorrow surgery and not looking forward to it. Yes it needs to get doen but my outlook is not good. Screws and maybe a metal plate and mobility limited. <BR> My new surgeon love him and have full confidence he will try his best <BR> Next I put on craigs list our delapeted barn and free siding and everyone came to call on it. I do realize that the siding is worth money but at a... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:09:09 EST update on broken finger http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5737344 Today a week since cosmo broke my finger when we were playing . <BR> Family doctor Monday 20.00 sent me to xray <BR> Tues PA assistant who said there is nothing I can do I am not a doctor 25.00 <BR> Wed surgeon you have a broken finger and need surgery 25.00 I will call this afternoon with a surgery date <BR> Friday no call, no date and blood pressure is high. Cancel doctor who is going to do surgery. Thought I can live with a broken finger. Hubby and family doctor said no <BR> Next week new ... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:42:24 EST hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5733703 well Monday starting out with dr appointment <BR> jazzercise limited somehow broke or badly bruised finger left hand while playing with our dog <BR> company came and left son in one of his wacky moods it just makes me sad. <BR> Therapist appointment Wed. <BR> Thurs visiting my cousin oldest with other cousins and my sister before something happens <BR> Cousin lunch <BR> Mood today iffy but ok. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/6/l760902336.jpg"> <BR> this is my guilty dog who a... Mon, 7 Jul 2014 10:25:29 EST July 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5730461 count down to the 4th <BR> My son coming I think nothing big on plans <BR> We got good financial news yesterday which gives us a glimmer of hope <BR> Struggling want a weigh loss but not happening. <BR> Hate weds. so once I get over this day a day before weigh in I will coast until sunday. Wed, 2 Jul 2014 10:22:22 EST Tues June 24 all is well???? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5724873 Like the new bowls and they do work for all of my busy in the car days <BR> Each week from thurs to sunday I usually eat 1200 or more calories. Then sun through thurs morning restrict and watch and complain and get gummpy. <BR> I want to give up on Weds and that is what I will work on in July I hope <BR> How!!!! not sure but will do some research on that soon <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1989985158.jpg"> <BR> The photo is my TOPS meeting carry in <BR> What fun and the re... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:28:22 EST Love it or hate it?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5722128 My new nutritional containers have arrived. Today first day and so far a hit. 1100 claories and ready in my bowls. <BR> 21 day diet bowls was what I wanted but they were out. Theses bowls have lids ready for freezer so easy to eat in car and keep fresh <BR> Dominic my grandson here for a week. Today he goes back <BR> He did so much for us in chores and help it was amazing. <BR> Today is his birthday 17 a senior this year <BR> He has brought peace for my husband and I and melted my son's hear... Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:40:32 EST mondayday 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5714319 When on vacation I felt with each meal I was turning into a big fat rolling woman. <BR> Today much better and thank goodness weight is coming down. Mon, 9 Jun 2014 15:28:23 EST day 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5712852 well surprise didn't gain on trip just the two weeks before the trip and 3 celebrations at a buffet for our anniversary <BR> Now to get down to business <BR> Took in a double jazz class felt excellent <BR> Tomorrow walking-joggin <BR> Monday jazz class <BR> tues 2 jazz classes <BR> Posting some pics I hope <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/7/l572268873.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1885881227.jpg"> Sat, 7 Jun 2014 14:24:41 EST June 6th day 1 starting over again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5712275 Wow time has flown and I flew with it but heavier. <BR> 50th celebration with 3 separate dinners <BR> Vacation renew vows Gatlinburg eating out <BR> Did walk and yes I feel fat but rested. <BR> Now today starting healthy eating and tomorrow weigh in and this is not going to be a good one. <BR> We really enjoyed the trip our special time and the photos I will post tomorrow or sunday <BR> Now cutting mounds of grass and getting laundry caught up <BR> Tomorrow jazzercise and really putting an ef... Fri, 6 Jun 2014 17:53:04 EST Life http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5700765 Well a lot of anniversaries happening this coming week. <BR> 50th wedding <BR> 3rd year of one sisters death and memorial service on our wedding anniversary <BR> 3 years for my daughters last hug then sticking knives in my back over something I did not do but x son'in'law said I did!! <BR> Anniversary 6 years for my great nephews suicide. <BR> I get up each day and think a lot of all my situations and how I so want my life to run smooth. My daughters are coming in for my granddaughters gradua... Thu, 22 May 2014 12:25:39 EST May 20 Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5699170 Don't know where to start but here goes <BR> Knee surgery has almost healed and it took about 5 weeks <BR> Foot surgery was Friday May 16 and now 2 weeks to heal and take stiches out <BR> Mothers day my son treated us the whole weekend. <BR> Grad party for granddaughter went well all day to set and take down. I baked and cooked. <BR> Then shopping with adult goddaughters was a fun day <BR> Softball tournaments going on it seems forever. next one Friday. <BR> I only get to jazzercise 1 day a w... Tue, 20 May 2014 11:28:09 EST May 6TH http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5688986 As May approached I had doubts and still do about the month of May. <BR> This week I wanted 148 but not going to get there?? Mothers day a holiday I hate but my son made reservations for a motel, restaurant, and a ball game for my husband and I. What!!! He try's so hard to get me to smile and this will be difficult but maybe an answer to making a bad day better. <BR> Our 50th anniversary is coming and last sat a special mass for all golden couples mass at a catherdral in Cincinati. It was w... Tue, 6 May 2014 13:14:32 EST where is april going http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5678709 Checking in and going slow Harold improving each day as is weather <BR> Easter came and went. Made a trip to Terre Haute, In. Son wanted us to visit and I decided a good idea to get out of house. I did alot of outdoor work with him and enjoyed his cooking gained 6 pounds. <BR> I did all the driving and lets just say a stressful drive. 4 days with him and worked hard <BR> Now mowing, weeding ,rottertiling maybe eventually a small garden. <BR> Preparing for a busy May and grad parties, makiñ fo... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:01:32 EST april 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5673780 update <BR> stiches out, therapy going well, he lost 14 pounds wow I gained <BR> snow and 75 degrees this week <BR> made one jazzercise class, one softball game in fridged weather <BR> going to visit our son 3 days he has a lot planned <BR> happy easter to all enjoy your family if they gather if not hugs from me Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:20:55 EST wed new outlook http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5668260 Watched two TV shows last night <BR> 900pound mans life trying to get help and when help came he was dead <BR> Trying to grasp why people gain all that weight and why emotional maybe feel sorry for ones self lack of support. <BR> The next program the little couple. She finished kemo after 4months and how uplifted she is plus new family adoptions I sat there and realized my life is ok. <BR> Wishing for family hugs or concerns would be a part of me I realize hubby doing great managed the tuff w... Wed, 9 Apr 2014 13:05:23 EST trying to stay positive http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5665691 Yesterday Facebook was loaded with a big family celebration for my grandsons 21st birthday <BR> For me quite upsetting and made me both depressed and sad my family life is poor and one reason we didn't tell the kids about surgery they don't care <BR> They avoid us and being in therapy now 2years I still feel useless and unwanted <BR> Harold is doing good and I did get to church. Tomorrow a nurse and therapy maybe a jazzercise class for me!!!!! Sun, 6 Apr 2014 12:35:35 EST Starting over update surgery on surgery http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5664322 Wow April is here and missed the last 7 days <BR> Monday a long day waiting in line for registration. Then his prep work,surgery,and recovery <BR> Surgery about 2 hours,recovery 3 hours and just waiting was unbearable <BR> Two days stay issues kidney stones, and vomiting. Leaving soon for medicine to help him keep food down <BR> Eating difficult packed lunches but some days eating a struggle <BR> I am sleeping i na recliner hubby my bed with 4 machines <BR> Nurse and theay started yesterday a... Fri, 4 Apr 2014 12:50:48 EST 3 days until surgery and 22 days to end of spark solution http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5658786 well busy and hectic and stressed. This last week flew and thank heavens therapist was weds, <BR> Test for hubby and a tour of facility and ramps for me to take to get home. Surgery is 40 miles away from house. We are not ready but its going to happen. <BR> Believe it or no as of Tues of this wee hot water fixed and drain in kitchen working. So after 3 months of no how water or barely we can go into surgery with that good news. <BR> Not loosing weight so 6 pounds on spark solution in first tw... Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:53:20 EST 7 days to surgery -23 days of 40 spark solution http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5655246 wild weekend. Gained 6 pounds lost 2 today. <BR> Saturday started with a 5 K in 23 degree weather with wind chill. 1200 racers Did not place in my age group but this is first race of the year and 5 inclines was tuff <BR> Fish fry and a celebration among thousand people cheering University of Dayton basketball <BR> game and they won. <BR> My son his friend and hubby were exhausted buy 11:00 p.m. I drove back home and so worried that it would not go well but it did. Still hot water problems so ... Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:12:56 EST countdown 11 days until surgery for hubby and day 12 of 40 spark solution http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5652569 early start and no TOPS meeting. Drove 40 miles to hospital for tests on hubby. All is well and a list of pros for morning of surgery. <BR> Company coming tomorrow still the hot water pipe need repair first thing in morning. <BR> Today grouping Christmas decorations in a pile for attic. Maybe they will get into their place <BR> sometime tomorrow. <BR> Making plans to eat out Friday night and sat night fish fry. <BR> Meal planned for healthy lunch at home after 5 K <BR> Really stressed but h... Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:44:22 EST day 10 of 40 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5650893 started out at a morning jazzercise class. Wow felt so good. Then on to bank and car wash. <BR> Expecting company Friday my son and his friend angie. <BR> Tomorrow Hubby going to try and repair pipes so this weekend hot showers for all of us. YEA!!!! <BR> I am on edge. Thursday is my husband tests for surgery and of course TOPS meeting. Will help with weigh in's but have to leave at 10:20. Surgery is March 31 and the closer it gets the more anxious I am. No one knows about this surgery and th... Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:56:18 EST week one of 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5649138 Made two recipes <BR> pank chicken <BR> biscuits <BR> both low in carbs and will use those for at least 3 days <BR> Cold, wind and sitting. <BR> Sunday and another week approaches. <BR> March 31 surgery for my husband and received info for therapy after his total knee?? A call tomorrow to see what is covered. The dr wants two week stay at a rehab where the surgery is done?? It sounds expensive and two weeks here alone at my house not sure? <BR> So for now fill out papers and pray. Sun, 16 Mar 2014 13:02:23 EST week one of 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5649137 Made two recipes <BR> pank chicken <BR> biscuits <BR> both low in carbs and will use those for at least 3 days <BR> Cold, wind and sitting. <BR> Sunday and another week approaches. <BR> March 31 surgery for my husband and received info for therapy after his total knee?? A call tomorrow to see what is covered. The dr wants two week stay at a rehab where the surgery is done?? It sounds expensive and two weeks here alone at my house not sure? <BR> So for now fill out papers and pray. Sun, 16 Mar 2014 13:02:22 EST day 6 and 7 of my 40 days of lenten travels http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5648342 Friday a busy day and long travel day <BR> Made a trip to Fishers Indiana to visit our friends and my co-worker many years ago. She had a brain stroke a year ago and is doing really great. She is in a assisted living apartment with her husband. After a lot of therapy she can walk but most of the time wheel chair. They are making the best of their situation and smiling and thankful for this facility near there only son as a way to cope with their lives. My hubby and I are amazed and ask ourse... Sat, 15 Mar 2014 11:08:57 EST day 5 of 40 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5647099 wow 150 and TOPS meeting. I was not going to do my review on spark solution until next week but another lady did not come so I was almost ready <BR> 5 days <BR> One it works but you have to log everything no matter how small <BR> two prepare ahead of time your menus <BR> three grocery shop and try to limit how much you spend for the food <BR> four exercise <BR> so everyone was sitting and listening. 1200 calories is a alot of food. Logging and writing down hard and takes time <BR> Today 1300... Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:57:51 EST day 4 of 40 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5646182 Wow yesterday was tuff. <BR> We had plumbing problems and stress from trying to log food get 5,000 steps and keep from getting a headache <BR> This program is working and I really new it would. what surprises me is why when you eat 1200 calories log food eat healthy exercise and continue this as a way of life I just don't. I want to take a pill or a shake and have 10 pounds go away without all this time and energy and stress. <BR> So tomorrow weigh in. <BR> last thurs 151 <BR> then sunday 155... Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:34:22 EST day 3 of 40 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5645284 well it is working. Down 2 pounds. Difficult the planning and weighing the measuring but confident I can do this. At least I say that in the morning. By nighttime I am ready to grab anything sweet and throw everything to the wind. <BR> The book had several recipes and I have done two of them. <BR> Breakfast cookie <BR> oatmeal protein pancake?? Not sure I will do this again. Its ok low carb. low cal but flavor not good a little bland,even though I added unsweetened applesauce. <BR> So not sur... Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:09:48 EST day 2 of 40 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5644283 First day was a struggle but glad I held to my determination. <BR> Today made the breakfast cookie. It was good 284 calories but that's the entire breakfast . I added fruit bowl and glass of milk because I will not have a big lunch. Just atkins drink before my hair appointment. <BR> Jazzercise class tonight then planned supper when I get home <BR> Using a protein shake at bedtime to hold me off <BR> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:44:51 EST Day 1 march 9 th http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5643497 Menus ready for 6 weeks spark solution <BR> So ready and do hope eating ing on my menu works <BR> It will not be easy but 6 weeks will try Sun, 9 Mar 2014 10:34:52 EST