You may have heard of mansplaining, coined when a woman at a party had a man authoritatively explain to her the details of a book. Despite the woman stating several times that she had written it!
It's the same for us fat people. On social m... Read more
It's not the food,it's the company that makes the meal.
Vegetables, especially just picked in the garden, can taste great. Thanks vegetarian daughter.
Exercise works better than food for getting rid of stress and calming anger.
A walk alo... Read more
I don't stress eat very much anymore.
Putting my Beanito chips in portion bags
Exercising for about an hour everyday.
If have a treat like chocolate it is portion sized
tracking my food and exercise
Trying to work on having snacks so ... Read more
I have lost 35 pounds but have stayed the same for several months now. I have been stewing over this, as I am so close to getting under 200 pounds.
Then my best friend got a lump and it looks like it's cancer. I am angry and sad for her.
Bu... Read more
Never thought I would get here! I have actually lost 30 pounds. Despite the cold winter and I can't walk outside. I am now at my lowest in 20 years. Hurry up spring so I can break 200 pounds!... Read more
Well the weight I gained back is gone again! Plus one pound more. I have been having councilling to help me with my stress. I now know that exercise isn't a frill or something that goes to the bottom of the pile behind everyone else. It is a lif... Read more
So as you can see by my posts, it's stop and start for me. Now since the end of October I have lost 15 pounds. It's January and I am tracking my food and exercising. But how do I keep it up for the long term? That's the question I grapple with e... Read more
Didn't write down my food, didn't exercise, got stressed and gained 6 pounds. Starting again. As flylady.net says:
You are not behind
Don't try to catfch up
Jump in where you are.
Starting over. Again
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A year since I posted. Why did I quit using Sparkpeople? Because it took up time for a busy person? Because everyone else came first? Bad, bad reasons.
This past March I began seeing a counselor for stress due to a number of family and profes... Read more
I actually walked 3 km (2 miles) in my first "race" ever yesterday, the practice run for Run for the Toad. Lots of hills! I was sweaty at the end but did it. Now I have signed up for the actual walking part of the "Run for the Toad" . It is 25 k... Read more
Next week I turn 60. I'm having a party and I have no bones about telling people I'm 60. Because 10 years ago, it looked like I wouldn't make it. In the last 10 years all my eating and no exercising sins caught up with me. High blood pressure, d... Read more