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Where have I been?

Friday, December 20, 2013      2 comments

The antidepressants I have been on just plain quit working. I have been having more than my share of side effects. Instead of losing 5 pounds I gained five and now I am at my heaviest. I have been going on binges of sugary foods and not exercisi... Read more

My Mind is Wandering

Tuesday, September 03, 2013      2 comments

I have cut back on my exercise because it feels better. I think at my age I should not push myself. So instead of an hour cycling I only do 30 min on my Elliptical and I am decreasing the weights when I do them (3 times a week) So hopefully I wi... Read more

Return to Sparking

Friday, January 11, 2013      11 comments

Well here I am after a long break from Sparking and I have not been taking care of myself. I have gotten back to a more regular exercise routine but my eating has been dreadful. I can say that my success over the summer never lasted though the h... Read more

Summer Fun

Wednesday, July 25, 2012      5 comments

It has been a great summer so far. I have lost 6 pounds and have been eating better. I have a vision of reaching my goal more in focus now. I have had some reprieve from family issues and am getting caught up on projects that I had to put off th... Read more

yesterday,today and tomorrow

Saturday, June 23, 2012      7 comments

How many times have I let what happened yesterday effect how I live my life today. Especially when it comes to healthy eating and exercise. I didn't do so well yesterday, so what the hey, I might as well continue on with my bad habits today. I... Read more

The Right to Decide

Saturday, April 21, 2012      7 comments

Making a choice,it is something that happens every day and several times a day. I know that a lot of my anxiety comes when I have a decision to make. What usually happens is I try to put it off. If I canít, I make it and then second guess mysel... Read more

Looking Forward

Tuesday, April 17, 2012      7 comments

ZZZZZZZZZZ...... No I have not been sleeping or being lazy. I have been tracking my food and checking in with SP everyday. I think I have discovered a few things about me and it has to do with the expectations I have for myself. I am spending... Read more

Me and My Motivation

Sunday, February 19, 2012      7 comments

Somewhere in the past few weeks I have lost my enthusiasm for self improvement. The past week I have been trying to at least get started on some of the things I would normally put off. It has worked pretty well. Bad thing is that my mood has be... Read more

Realistic Expectations 2

Sunday, January 15, 2012      8 comments

So I learned this weekend that if you only have 10 pounds or less to lose you should not try for more that 1/2 pound a week. No wonder I have been struggling. My body was telling me no way and I wondered why I was fighting myself so much. Well f... Read more

A Very Busy Day.

Monday, January 09, 2012      5 comments

I got up at 3 am and took my husband to the Airport to fly away to South America. I will miss him. I got back and thankfully got a few more hours sleep. Went to spin class after taking care of the animals and making a healthy breakfast. Caught u... Read more

Reasonable Expectations

Wednesday, January 04, 2012      8 comments

I have been discouraged and depressed the past few days. I realized I had been on Sparkpeople for over a year and I am still 10 pounds heavier and still eating way too much junk food. I thought to myself that I am only using Spark people as a ... Read more

Family and Friends

Sunday, January 01, 2012      4 comments

I spent the day cleaning house and running errands. I meant to do something nice for someone today. I guess I still have some of the Christmas Spirit in me. I will be giving away something that I got for a gift and already had. I asked my husban... Read more

An Inspiring Day

Wednesday, December 21, 2011      3 comments

All in all it was hard to stay positive today and even so, it turned out great. I began the day doing a short meditation. Then I decided I would try doing some Mudras with some short meditations through out the day( 5 minutes). I didn't eat wel... Read more

Thanksgiving recovery time

Tuesday, November 29, 2011      5 comments

I have gained a few pound back. I am reading The Spark now. Slowly, but getting inspired by it so far. I liked the part that said something like What goes on in your head is more important than what goes into your mouth. Stopping a downward spir... Read more

Grocery Shopping and New Goals

Tuesday, November 01, 2011      7 comments

I have started using the Nutrition Tracker as a guideline to plan my meals. I don't plan on following it exactly, just get ideas for healthy meals. I did a lot of experimenting on different food plans and finally found one I really like. It is v... Read more


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