The past few weeks I have been just bobbing along. I am managing to stay afloat at work, but I am not being propelled forward. I am at rest. I am not eating particularly... Read more
I don't usually make monthly goals, but August feels like a month that needs some. I am going to take part in the SP Consistently Challenge and tweak some habits that I have.
1) Take at least 5 minutes, preferably 15, for Linda Time. No ... Read more
Book Review--"Big Girl Panties" by Stephanie Evanovich-- May contain spoilers
A fun book by the niece of Janet Evanovich of Stephanie Plum Fame.
A fun, funny romance that has a heroine many of us can identify with. Holly is a young widow who has turned to food to cope. Sound familiar anyone? She gets on a plane and... Read more
Frustration at the Food Tracker
Yesterday I had a fabulous eating day. I even went out for lunch and stayed within my calorie range (without preparing ahead of time). I felt great and was really proud of myself. Then, my diabetes decided to play games with me. In the eveni... Read more
Pretty Woman Part 2
I promised pictures of my "Pretty Woman" dress so here they are. My hair is a little funky, but it is what it is. The woman in pink is my sister.
Is it my Mind or Just my Imagination?
I have not been doing so well on the health front the past 6 weeks or so. I know I have gained weight, but I have been afraid to look. I though I was very near my all-time high of 283. I felt defeated and hopeless. I normally weigh as soon a... Read more
Pretty woman, walking down the street
Pretty woman, the kind I like to meet.....Roy Orbison
It's Been a While--Kind of a long post
Looking back I see that my last blog was over a month ago. My how time flies. Right ofter the last blog I had my 3 month check with my doctor for my diabetes. She just about cried she was so happy with my progress. I was proud and I bragged ... Read more
Growing Emotionaly, Not Growing Another Roll of Fat
Today I had, what I like to call, an "Oh look, Linda's growing up moment" I came into work and was told by a coworker exactly why I was the worst person in the world, why I "dumped" more work on her when she was extremely busy, and why I can't m... Read more
Someone posted this picture to their Facebook page and it really spoke to me.
I keep seeing two things in this picture. First, is the “person” carryin... Read more
3 Month Check- A Summation of Non Scale Victories
In 6 days I will be at the doctor for my three month checkup after having gotten my most dreaded diagnoses, diabetes. The past three months have really been a great time for me. Strange isn't it? I thought MY DISEASE would take over my whol... Read more
I AM Succeeding, Darn It!!!
I have spent the past 2 months working hard at losing weight and to adjusting my food habits to keep my newly diagnosed diabetes in check. It can be frustrating to see the scale stay at or about the same place day after day. I feel like I am n... Read more
Secrets and Lies or Really, I Haven't Gone Insane
After re-reading my last blog I am grateful that my Sparkfriends have ditched me for being slightly insane. Kinda scary.....
I think I have finally figured out at least part of what was bothering me after the nutritionist apt. on Monday. ... Read more
My Visit to the Dietician--Part 2
After my encouraging appointment with the dietician a few weeks ago, I decided to try her advice (and perhaps push my luck) to see a different dietician who specializes in disordered eating. I didn’t even wig out when I considered the label an... Read more
A Visit to the Dietician--an Unexpected, Non-Scale Victory
Several, ok, more like 10 years ago, I went to a dietician so she could tell me that I was fat. Oh, wait, the doctor said it was to help me with my weight. It did, but in a negative way. I left feeling like the fattest, stupidest, and worthles... Read more
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