Feeling good to be sparking again!
See, Jeanne, you are inspiring. I have been putting SP on the back burner a bit. In part cuz I was trying to lessen my computer time and I am already in front of it for so many other necessary things, so SP suffers. But in turn, I suffer too... Read more
Time for the small plates again!!!
One of my slips is overeating. I may make helathier choices, but I am still eating toooo much of those choices. So, it's time to bring out the small plates. I have noticed the last couple of nights I have eaten WELL!!! And I can feel it - u... Read more
Just needing to check in!!!
The Biggest Loser started tonight and it's one of my favorite shows. Mostly because I see myself in the contestants. The way they feel about themselves, the frustrations of trying and failing, the emotions behind the food, and I could go on. ... Read more
High Fructose Corn Syrup in my 100% whole wheat bread????
Ok, so what the heck is with that. I have been eating 100% whole wheat bread for at least a couple of years (even before my lifestyle change - it was one of the little things that I was changing before the big change). My family has finally go... Read more
I'm worth it, my sister-in-law said so!!!
Yup, my SIL, Jeanne!!! She is the best. She is a constant reminder that I am worthy - hmmm...must be where her brother (my hubby) got it. They both are INSTRUMENTAL in keeping me moving towards a happier and healthier me. I sometimes forget ... Read more
Tri Report – for Massachusetts State Triathlon – 7/18/10
It’s a week before the Tri and excitement is brewing, but so is the doubt that I have done enough to train for this day. I am reassured by my beloved that although I may have trained d... Read more
Tri only 8 days away!
I am struggling this week, with self appreciation and admiration. I am finding it hard to see my past and present successes without noticing all of the faults that stare at me through a mirror or a picture. Last year was my first Tri. It took... Read more
Woman vs world
sometimes I am just amazed at how far I have come and how everything I have learned over the last year and a half is really become a lifestyle for me. I create less excuses than I used to and that in and of itself is HUGE. So, over the last we... Read more
Outcome of my June 15 blog...
A new Spark friend, Michelle, was very supportive during my ranting over my issue with my therapist - (for more clarification, please read my last blog, which is date 6/15). She thought it would be helpful if I shared the outcome, so here it is... Read more
*insert emotion for the moment - here* eating...
...emotional eating...doesn't matter which emotion. I will find a reason to eat. And when I do succumb to the bad foods, some how that only makes me crave those bad food more and the healthy ones less. A taste, a tiny bit, totally ok for me, ... Read more
Family bickering causes excessive eating...news at 11!
Yup, it's official, today was "emotional eating" day in my household. Really, it's been more an "emotional eating" week, caused by - Excessive stress, family visits, old pains expressed and heard, old pains partially expressed and put on hold u... Read more
Finding inspiration in myself.
Taking the plunge and posting my before and after pictures was scary, for many reasons. It meant I had to really take note of where I was and I had to take note of where I am and where I want to be. Wearing a bikini is not something I really d... Read more
Before and After Pix (finally)!
Ok, so I am going to consider these my "before" and "2/3 After" I have 30 more pounds to go and this is 50 pounds gone. So, 2/3 seems reasonable to me. My DH is a little uncomfortable with me posting these on the web, but I guess I need to d... Read more
Appreciating an unexpected moment.
I think it's important to find the positive things that happen in our lives. So often I find it's easy to get wrapped up in all the things that aren't going well and nitpik at my own faults. But the other night my husband and I were walking ou... Read more
so here is the old one!!!
It's been nearly a year since I put my money where my mouth was. On January 16, 2009, I joined an 8 week "Biggest Loser" Challenge that my local gym was hosting. My goal was for it to jumpstart what I have promis... Read more
Get An Email Alert Each Time AMYJEANHEALTHY Posts