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Common Sense Quotes
I have a LOT to say and no time to say it in right now but I saw a few quotes that I had to put down - it's amazing to me how we are (and I am at the front of the line, believe me) our own worse enemies when it comes to losing weight and getting... Read more
A Fresh Start
I've been MIA since my last entry. I could feel myself spiralling down into depression and anxiety and try as I might, I couldn't break free. I am so close to giving up again. For the umpteenth time.
So I've decided to join the Spark Coach ... Read more
Not Good News
Yesterday I got a letter I was dreading. It was from the Dept. of Labor regarding my Workman's Comp claim. They say that there is not enough sufficient evidence to prove that I cannot work, despite my doctor's claim of Post Traumatic Stress Diso... Read more
I'm headed out of town for the weekend so will probably not be on SP until late Sunday night. Wishing everyone success - why is it that Friday through Sunday are so darn hard to stick to the program?
See you soon!... Read more
A Better Day
I'm so glad that I posted a blog last night. The supportive, caring community of friends here picked me right back up. One of them (before she read my blog) posted one of her own that felt tailor made for me today.
I am not going to let nu... Read more
Fighting the Good Fight...
So I am about a month into when I really began Sparking seriously. Maybe five weeks. And I can feel that ol' devil impatience creeping up on me. I want results, dammit!
This scares me because in the past, this is where I've thrown in the t... Read more
Well, I was thrilled to step on the scale today and see that I managed to lose another .4 lb. I was hoping to maintain so that was even better. I'm now out of the 180's and headed down the 170's.
In the past, I would have beaten myself up ... Read more
I wanted to thank everyone who reads and comments on my blog. I'm not sure if you know how helpful that is to me.
Because of things that have happened to me in the past, I have a hard time trusting other people. I've always been intensely ... Read more
My First Bump...
So after a month, it happened. My first bump in the road. I pretty much crashed and burned Friday and Saturday. Ice cream. Pizza. Fried food. Soda. Dessert.
Here's the difference. I know that I didn't eat enough to put back on the five pou... Read more
So I've lost five pounds. In the past, I would have sneezed at this. I could starve myself and lose five pounds in a day. What's the big deal?
Well, it's this. In the past month, I realised that I have been doing my body a terrible disservi... Read more
I got on the scale this morning and I was down another two pounds, which makes my weight loss five pounds in four weeks. Entirely respectable to me. As I said, I've had a couple of really stressful and upsetting days but I didn't eat my emotions... Read more
A Month In...
I realize that I have been Sparking for a month now. For me, that's an incredible achievement. I've always looked for the quick fix, immediate results. So far I have lost three pounds, with a weigh-in on Wednesday. At another time, I would have ... Read more
Ack! I'm so irritated! I wrote a blog last night, forgot to save it and SP ate it! Note to self: do NOT forget to copy before hitting send, especially between 2 and 2:30 in the morning. I'll try to recap later.
Anyway, I weigh-in on Wednesd... Read more
So yesterday whilst I was walking on my treadmill, I noticed a pain in my right leg. It was high up on my inner thigh and the more I walked, the more I twinged. I did thirty minutes and then stopped, afraid that I might aggravate it if I kept go... Read more
I'm doing a lot of reading here on SP, still trying to find what works for me, being inspired by many people who have litereally lost a full size man by diet and exercise. One of these is a person named INDYGIRL. Read her Spark Page for some ma... Read more