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Like an old rerun

Saturday, October 10, 2015      1 comments

These last few months have been very challenging. I now have the attention span of a gnat and the appetite of a horse. Those two combined have meant for interesting weight gain. I am working to improve both my mind as will as my body due to a TB... Read more

Day 1

Thursday, September 24, 2015      3 comments

Today started with me weighimg myself. Almost passed out at the amoumt of weigt I had gained. Stayed with in my calories today. Bought aultiple Whodunit Mystery book to help woth cognotive skills. No speech therapy as I have FAS. Glad as I am ti... Read more

Another day; Another start

Thursday, September 24, 2015      2 comments

I am so busy trying to put my life back together and while doing so letting my health slip through my fingers. Dieting or eating modification has been always been difficult , but now it is even harder. My life has taken some interesting turns as... Read more

Fear the Scale

Saturday, September 05, 2015      3 comments

For a week, I was losing weght. Then all of a sudden my numbers started going up. Why was my weight going up? I turned my scale over and there it was.....a battery compartment. Not really sire it having old batteries makes a differemce or not, b... Read more

Did someone say stress eating?

Thursday, September 03, 2015      1 comments

Right now, I have a couple of really big stressors going on. Major stressors. Right now, I am not dealing with the stress with food. Maybe these stressors ate so big even chocolate isn't even tempting - if I had really thought that possible. So ... Read more


Wednesday, September 02, 2015      6 comments

I guess every day is an opportunity to change or reaffirm the changes made. Today, I have had to take stock of myself and realize I had changed. Sometimes change afdects those around us more than ourselves. Today, I am less willing not to take c... Read more

To Do or Not To Do

Tuesday, September 01, 2015      2 comments

I went to bed last night with every intention of getting up and going to the Y for water exercise classes. In just a short what seemed 15 minutes, I woke several hours later and reassessed my plans. I live with exhaustion now. Today, I chose not... Read more

Have I Seen This Number Before

Monday, August 31, 2015      1 comments

I just lost my blog and starting over. Sorta like my weight loss journey. Do something other than what I am supposed to and get lost. I had the pleasure of weighing about six weeks ago and was real reason why other than flat out den... Read more

My New Normal

Saturday, August 29, 2015      1 comments

About 90 days ago, I heard the expression, your new normal. I approached it like eveything else in my life....defeat and have no mercy. Well, 89 days later, I am throwing in the white flag. I have surrendered to my new normal. Sometimes surrende... Read more

Getting back to living

Monday, September 08, 2014      1 comments

The last time I sat down here was almost one year ago. I had just undergone major surgery and was trying to cope with the whole recovery thing. I have made great progress, but no where near the stamina I have had in the past. We are still ... Read more

Now, I have a lot of spark time on my hands

Sunday, November 03, 2013      6 comments

Just a few weeks ago, I was working about 80 hours a week. It was grueling and heavy, but I got lots of exercise and was losing weight. The downside was I felt so bad all the time. Physically, I was healthier in one way and not in another way. M... Read more

Uplift part 3

Thursday, August 01, 2013      0 comments

This weekend, I will be recuping from this last hard week at work. I will then start to spark again on Monday. I haven't been cooking and have been doing all the no no's from being too tired to cook or even shop. Looking forward to getting back ... Read more

Uplift Step 2

Thursday, July 25, 2013      1 comments

I am definitely feeling better. Part of my feeling better is realizing I am pushing myself too hard. I work a lot....two of the jobs are very physical and the other isn't, but very time consuming so most weeks I am working well over 50 hours. I ... Read more

My Outlook Uplift

Monday, July 22, 2013      1 comments

Many may say this is the same as an attitude adjustment, however, when attitude adjustment is mentioned I picture someone surly and quite beasty. I am neither of these, however, I lost all motivation for most of, taking care of... Read more

Challenging myself

Tuesday, July 09, 2013      3 comments

This has been one of those times of life where I felt very discouraged. My stomach was and still is a little acting up and it was controlling what I could or couldn't eat. Some days it was hard finding anything that I could eat that was healthy.... Read more

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