Ash Wednesday...Lent...a time of renewal and discipline in my life...a commitment I want to make!
Lent begins today and so does my new promises for a better life...Lent...a time of reflection, and allowing God more into my life. Sacrifice, to me, is part of Lent, and I am working on a better me...both spiritually, mentally and physically.
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Changes in this new year!
I want to change!
A new year is upon us...all of us, and we all have choices to make daily, hourly. I am including HIM in all I do!
2016 is gone...it had it's up moments, especially when our grandson entered our world on June 27...w... Read more
If we don't buy the junk food, we can't eat it right!?! If you have any of this in your house...you know...the stuff that calls your name...Get rid of it...NOW....do not be tempted at the store to buy anymore of it!!
I gave out tootsie rol... Read more
Moving more...away from the blasted kitchen!!
It's getting to be that time of year when the heat comes on and you want to gravitate to the kitchen for warm comfort food! That doesn't mean we have to do that!! We can have ourselves a cup of hot low fat, low calories broth based soup, eat i... Read more
Day 3 of my new journey
I'm feeling strong and I want this feeling to continue!!
I appreciate all the support I am getting from YOU so far!! I finally have my tunnel vision back...to see myself where I want to be, what I can do!
I believe God is a big pa... Read more
I've been fooling myself....
...for awhile now. I'm stating the truth here...those portions got away from me...a handful of nuts here, a handful of nuts there...IT all ADDS up...to many calories...duh!!
I'm turning that around right NOW!!! I've stepped on the scale a... Read more
Jesus did so much for us...sacrificed his life for us, so the least I can do is give up chocolate for Lent!!
Lent started on Ash Wednesday and for Catholics and I believe a few other religions this is a time of transformation, and I say b... Read more
Slowly getting back...
This getting rid of the pounds is no easy task,but taking it one day (one hour sometimes) at a time, it's working!! I'm down 4# since my last blog and will continue on! I'm visualizing how I want to look and feel by spring, and that's not too ... Read more
I'm back and ready to recommit!
Where has the time gone? I can't believe, it's been a very long time since I blogged, and with that said, my healthy eating has gone by the wayside, but I'm back and ready to recommit to healthy eating!!
I will lose 20# by May 13, my birth... Read more
I'm back to my goal!!!
I can't believe it's been over six months since I've blogged, but here, I am now!! At our weigh in last night at our final TOPS meeting (Christmas party) for 2013, I met my goal weight, and I am so happy. THat does not give me a license to eat ... Read more
.......where you want to be in a month!!
That's not too far away, especially if you've been struggling like I have these past 4 months! I'm not even sure how I got to be 3# heavier than my leeway goal, which is: 7# under and 3# over!! I'v... Read more
Enough is enough........
......Since March, I have been skating on thin ice.....not literally, but with my weight at TOPS........right on the border. In this group you can be 3# over and lose up to 7# and still remain a KOP, but I have been right on the edge for over 2... Read more
Celebrating 2 years maintaining......
and I'm still learning!!
I am very happy to report the above, but it has not been any easy trip and still at times, I see myself slipping back into those old habits of eating whatever I want, not watching those portions, and talking and th... Read more
maintaining 1 year, 9 months.....
....and this is the longest I've done that, and it DOES feel great, and I have to be aware of that everyday and not take it for granted! I still do slip and get back into old habits, but I STOP myself. It is my choice! We have choices every s... Read more
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1 year 7 months....goal
Hello all.....it's been awhile since I've posted, but I have NOT left Spark. I continue on in the maintenance stage trying to get to my TOPS 7# below goal. You can be 3 over and still be a KOPS.....Keep OFF pounds sensibly, and if it weren't f... Read more