Scared to shop
Houston I think we have a problem. I can not go into a grocery store just to buy what I need. I have 2 items on my list, and I always look for fresh produce as well, but its the discount section that always gets me. I feel the need to stock u... Read more
With this blog, I will officially have 50,000 Spark Points!!! Woohoo!!!
I have been with Spark People since March of 2006. Spark has changed my life, I am so proud to be a member, and a life time member at that! I can't imagine life with... Read more
Odds and Ends
Feeling blah! The holdidays are upon us, and I just don't feel it. Having a rough time with all the focus that our world puts on shopping and having everything. I don't want it all and can't afford it. I so wish things could turn around fina... Read more
Please say a prayer for my mom Mary. She is in an ICU with breathing problems. I know she is in the best place for treatment. We just hope they figure out what is wrong soon.
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I DID IT!!!!
It was not my best game ever, but I got back out on the soccer field and played. I was a bit nervous at first, and only played about 20 m inutes, but I did it, I got back out there! My knee is holding up well, and I did come to realize that ... Read more
I have been battling funky blood sugar this week. I am having trouble eating enough of the right foods to keep myself feeling well. I really need to focus on removing sweet treats from my view for a while. The sugary treats taste good, but ma... Read more
So it hit me, like a ton of bricks, I am still an addict. My drug of choice is food. It is legal, which makes my struggles that much harder some days. It is everywhere, it is cheap, it is easy, and it is socially acceptable. It gives me an e... Read more
Today is my 900th day of logging into Spark! So excited, for once in my life, I've stuck with something good for me! ... Read more
I know this is kind of silly, but I want to celebrate a little. I just passed 30,000 spark points! It is just one more little way to see my progress.
This morning's weigh in was really bad, so I need to focus on the positives in life, a... Read more
Not Giving Up
So, I have regrouped and had some positive results, even though the scale is not reflecting. I know it takes time, so I refuse to let the number dictate my life. I've added more exercise on top of the physica therapy, and I will win! ... Read more
Monday August 4th marks my fresh start!
The scale will now only go in the correct direction.
I still need some meds, which I know do effect my weight a little, but I need to regain control.
I will be logging every bite for a... Read more
Up, up, and away... hope not!
So hear goes, got a lot on my chest...
I have been on this healthy journey for about two and a half years now. Over all, I have gone from being an over weight, always tired, feeling horrible, lazy person to the new me. Everything was goin... Read more
New Day, New Attitude
So, I am home for now, and in bed with the knee machine. Doing much better, I am up to a 70 degree bend. Hurts a little, but not too much. I know it is going to take time to heal, I just need to rest. My mind is still going full speed, so I ... Read more
PT is helping!!!
So, I am feeling pretty good today! I have survived the first 3 days of physical therapy and am feeling stronger. I know that the surgery will be able to be preformed on time, because I am progressing! I also feel so wonderful to be using my ... Read more
The big Test
So Sunday I got to play my first outdoor soccer game since last October. It was a beautiful spring day... grass was greenish, the sun was shining, and there was a slight breeze.
I did well until about 10 minutes into the second half. Went ... Read more