Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

HELENHIWATER's Blog Entry Summary View

Still hanging in there!

Sunday, July 12, 2009      0 comments

Well I'm glad to say that a year with Sparkpeople seems to have changed some important behaviors because even though I yoyo'd some after reaching my goal last October I am able to stay somewhat on track and haven't gained all the weight back tha... Read more

I gave Up.

Saturday, May 02, 2009      3 comments

The nagging fear took hold and I chose the destructive behaviors that formerly fed my anxiety and depression. I have not honored my body and I have ravaged my soul with self loathing thoughts. Maintaining my weight has felt like a white knuckl... Read more

Never Give Up!

Sunday, January 04, 2009      1 comments

I have slipped these past few weeks. Letting myself get the better of me. Starting SparkPeople's New Year's New You Bootcamp is just the "spark" I needed to get going again. How fast the slippage led to sliding led to falling led to crashing.... Read more

Head above water.

Thursday, November 20, 2008      3 comments

November 20, 2008 It's been 7 weeks since I reached my goal to lose 25 lbs. I've maintained so far. it has only been through my commitment to tracking my food and activity that this has been possible. Oh, yeah, and the amazing support from ... Read more

Egads, I gained a pound!

Wednesday, October 15, 2008      5 comments

After losing consistently for 3 months, 2 weeks after starting maintenance I'm up a pound. It's hard not to freak out. I still maintain my goal to have a healthy BMI even if I gain 3 # but the scale has always had a special power over my emoti... Read more

Beginning maintenance.

Sunday, October 05, 2008      3 comments

Well, as of October 1, 2008, I reached my goal of losing 25# and being able to have a weight that if I go up or down 2# I'll still have a healthy BMI. Maintenance here I come and I believe I'm more ready than not. So many concepts and behavior... Read more

A new path taken.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008      0 comments

10/1/08 Today at my bi-monthly weigh I reached my goal of 25# and have settled on a healthy BMI. I can wear anything in my closet and feel confident and comfortable with myself in the presence of others. It is such a great way to be and feel. ... Read more

It's not the destination, it's the road.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008      6 comments

I never thought I'd be a blogger, but here goes. I am approaching my goal and acknowledging what I already knew. It was never about the goal. It has always been about making food and activity choices that honor my body, mind and spirit. It w... Read more