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Food Fight

Saturday, August 25, 2012      1 comments

Do you ever feel like you're fighting food, day and night? All day, I've had this insatiable urge to eat, eat, eat. I think it's connected to some anxiety issues I'm going through right now and I will talk to my therapist when I see her next wee... Read more


Thursday, August 23, 2012      4 comments

It all started yesterday after lunch. I was so exhausted. I couldn't force myself to go to the Y to workout so I went home and took a nap. Since then, I haven't used Nutrition Tracker. My partner has been quite ill and we're having to share one ... Read more

Goodbye Spark Coach

Wednesday, August 22, 2012      7 comments

I think it's sad that the Spark Coach function requires payment and, even worse, is what's called an "automatic" renewal in the wonderful world of marketing. In other words, they set up an EFT using your credit card and then keep renewing automa... Read more

Nutrition Tracker Key for me

Thursday, August 16, 2012      3 comments

Although it takes a but of time, I still think this tracker is the best motivation tool for me. Of course, I won't really know until my next monthly weigh-in. The scale doesn't lie. I know some people don't even weigh but "some" people are not m... Read more

Trigger Foods

Thursday, August 02, 2012      3 comments

Although some folks advise moderation as the key to success, I've always been an "all or nothing at all" kind of person. At age 66, this is not likely to change. Therefore, there are certain foods I avoid entirely. I call it my "no" list. Since ... Read more

Feeling Better At Last!

Friday, July 27, 2012      3 comments

I thought this latest bout with clinical depression was NEVER going to get better. Low and behold, this is my first day in days that I haven't spent a good part of the day crying my eyes out and feeling utterly desperate. Paid bills this morning... Read more

Sad, shaky, still adjusting meds

Tuesday, July 24, 2012      1 comments

It seems like every day is a struggle for me lately. I'm almost 67 and I still have my lifelong fear that I won't be able to function. It's not that I want to be deliriously happy or at the top of the heap. I'd just like to get through each day ... Read more

Staying Strong

Wednesday, May 30, 2012      0 comments

Any tips for stayying strong physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually? Let's start a big big thread!... Read more

Finally (almost) to my goal

Sunday, April 01, 2012      0 comments

Today was weigh in and I'm at 130.2. When I reach 129.anything I will have achieved my goal at last. I felt that I had lost weight this month. After years of ups and downs, one usually can tell. For me, it's not just how my clothes fit, although... Read more


Tuesday, February 28, 2012      4 comments

Yes, I know, it's that tired old "gratitude" thing again.I'm in my 61st year, in really good health, have financial security, friends and family who love me, I live where I want to live, do (mostly) what I want to do. There is so much pain and s... Read more

Looking for the Like-Minded

Tuesday, November 08, 2011      1 comments

If you're serious about your weight loss goal and benefit by daily contact with a few like-minded women, please contact me. I'm 66 years old, 5'3" tall and weigh 140 pounds. My goal weight is 129 and I would like to achieve my goal by the end of... Read more

My life as a compulsive overeater

Tuesday, November 08, 2011      3 comments

I grew up in a small town in the South. When I was 12, I attended junior high so I didnít go home for lunch. Although I was a straight ďAĒ student and active in many school activities, I hated myself. I began a strange pattern of going to the s... Read more

It can be done

Tuesday, March 01, 2011      2 comments

I just calculated that I need to eat 538 calories less per week or 77 calories less than I burn in body fat daily to reach my goal by year's end. I realize there are a lot of other factors to be considered; nonetheless, I just need to keep it si... Read more

Dealing with setbacks

Tuesday, February 24, 2009      0 comments

Yes, I find them very discouraging but I refuse to give up. Right now, I can't exercise due to a sprained, bruised tendon in my left foot. Have to wear a leg brace: ugh. West on a bit of a healthy snack rampage tonight which is certainly better ... Read more