LLAY10's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=LLAY10 LLAY10'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/ Continuing success, after a fall. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5218457 It's frequently been the death knell in my efforts to achieve good health: the stumble. <BR> <BR> You know what I'm talking about, right? A couple or three really great weeks of tracking, exercising, remaining motivated, then suddenly it hits: the red-light food craving. <BR> <BR> For me, it's usually pizza, but sometimes it's ice cream, chocolate cake, homemade cinnamon buns.. oh so many delicacies that beckon to me like a Siren calling from the jagged shoreline, drawing me toward comple... Tue, 22 Jan 2013 11:02:00 EST Vulnerability Hangover http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5206507 I've been working through some issues. Why? Because I am human and humans have issues. Some of them have been ignored for more than 40 years. It's why I yo-yo. <BR> <BR> Last night we went to care group. Care Group is several folks from our church we meet with bi-weekly to form more intimate relationships than just gathering together on Sunday mornings. I love the people in our care group but struggle with opening up with anyone. Last night I felt strongly lead to crack the door a little and... Mon, 14 Jan 2013 11:11:33 EST Instead Of... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5192383 instead of want <BR> fulfillment <BR> instead of fear <BR> faith <BR> instead of bondage <BR> freedom <BR> instead of sacrifice <BR> mercy <BR> instead of anxiety <BR> peace <BR> instead of weakness <BR> strength <BR> instead of tears <BR> joy <BR> instead of me <BR> Him <BR> <BR> This path to good health is going to be a long one. It's tempting to try to move it along to fast, to play games with myself, to be afraid. I'm remembering today that good health isn't a destination, it's a journey... Sat, 5 Jan 2013 23:17:43 EST Just things.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5185784 Years ago there was this product I used to want so badly. I would sit and try to devise a way to save money to buy it. I followed the sales, looked for used ones in good condition, put it on birthday and Christmas lists. Priorities and life changes entered in. Never got it. <BR> <BR> Today I saw the price on the item had dropped drastically. There was a big sale going on as well. It was finally in my price range. Only.. I didn't want it anymore. In fact I hadn't even thought of it for quite ... Wed, 2 Jan 2013 10:16:48 EST