Wandering around on the SP forums keeps me from eating compulsively. It occupies my brain for a while. I read the posts from other Sparkers who are struggling with their disordered behaviors or are declaring their triumphs.
Far too often, ... Read more
I just read a blog that was all about the strength and discipline we gain from our parents and grandparents. It reminded me of my own grandfather. He was a tough old sod. He endured hardship and tragedy. Through it all he maintained dignity. He ... Read more
Yes. I know that I was moaning about the evils of our consumerist culture in my last blog where I discussed walking in the mall to escape the heat!
I went to Old Town instead. The heat was oppressive. I was horrified to find a beautiful new... Read more
I want to go out and walk...maybe at the zoo, or Old Town, or by the river...but it's so darned hot out there!
Don't you dare say "you should walk in a mall!"
1. Mall people are scary. They all look like plastic-coated zombies.
2. Ma... Read more
So, I just read one of those featured articles that SP pops up on my start page every day. It was all about the toxic crap that ends up in protein powders.
I wish there was a place where we could all respond to these informati... Read more
Yesterday I went over my calorie and carb goals.
I could sit here and feel shame. It's easy to beat myself up and tell myself I'm a failure.
I could rationalize it. PMS has definitely kicked in. When I woke up this morning I thought, ... Read more
I'm almost to the end of week #1 and already five pounds are gone!
Sure, most of it was probably water weight, BUT my clothes aren't quite as clingy as they were a week ago...and that's all that matters.
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