WHERE I'M GOING
Where does grief lead me? Back here to Spark! I am getting back into my Spark again. I will try out the recipes and grocery lists this time. I need to find a way to keep my mind and heart into controlling my weight for my health. It isn't easy, ... Read more
WEARY WAKE UP CALL
My heart is broken as I write this. My husband passed away from a Massive Heart Attack the day before Valentine's Day. It has been a month and almost two months now, but it was not easy to decide if I would stay on here or not. I decided I do ne... Read more
Working Towards My Goal!!
Well, I am starting over yet again or just picking up the pieces again. I am so tired of this. I want to be able to succeed in this. It is so hard to get motivated again. I can't wait for Fall to get here, that is when I am most motivated to get... Read more
Fall's Around The Corner
Well, here I am again, trying to get on track AGAIN. I am so tired of the roller coaster ride. I have recently had a Stint put in in June 6th. I was diagnosed with CAD and CHF. Well, I want to beat that. I don't want that, not right now. I want ... Read more
Trying again!! Here I am again wanting to do what is right for my health. It is so hard for me NOT to emotional eat. So much is going on that I am having a hard time trying to stay on track. I believe when I was sticking to posting on Spark, I d... Read more
WOW, isn't it weird how we can become discouraged so fast. I feel like I am not only letting myself down but SP also. I can't seem to eat what I am suppose to, do the exercises I should, or go walk. I am so mad at myself for not committing to th... Read more
ON MY WAY!!
Well, the teeth are all out!! I am down to 216. I knew this was going to be hard, but wow, I didn't eat anything Monday except a few sips of water that night. Then Tuesday, just water. Wednesday, I had Tea for Brkfst, Lunch, and Dinner. Today I ... Read more
MY FITNESS COMMITMENT
Monday is the start of my fitness commitment to myself. I saw some of the Spark Fitness Videos and I was very impressed. It is something that someone in my predicament can do. In fact, I know I will be able to do them. Some, I will have to skip ... Read more
Well, here I go with excuses again. I'm depressed, someone died, waiting on someone else in the family to die, this one had surgery, this little one might need surgery, etc, etc, etc. I could probably go on forever. BUT, I WON'T! I am not going ... Read more
READY THIS ROUND
I am tired of this binge I have been on! I am ready to jump off a bridge if it don't quit! I am going to get this right this time. The pedometer I just bought, just didn't work out too good for me today. I know I walked at LEAST 2000 steps just ... Read more
Well, got the results from my blood work done yesterday. :(Not too proud. I was doing great on lowering my Cholesterol and then I lagged. It is no one's fault but my own. There are somethings that concern me, but all I can do is try to change th... Read more
BEING A GRANDMA
Well, I am Grandma again!! I am so excited!!!! I have a new baby grandson. He was born on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday. So now he will always have a holiday from school on his special day. He is so precious. He weighed 7lbs 7oz. and is 201... Read more
A NEW YEAR--A NEW ME!!!!
Happy New Year to you all! This year is going to be my year. If I work at losing 10lbs a month, I can go down to my weight I was when I came back from Virginia in 1976, 110. That is what I am aiming for in 2012!! I just need to get back my cont... Read more
Well, this shoulder of mine is causing me to have depression. On top of having a brother in law in ICU from a Brain Stem Stroke, Company cutting back on husbands hours for Winter, and NOT being able to do ANYTHING, I am not doing great right now... Read more
I am so disappointed! I was scheduled to have Rotator Cuff surgery next Friday, but I have changed my mind. I can't take pain and I can't take Morphine or any of its "friends". I feel so sad, what should I do??? Some say that "Oh it is so painfu... Read more