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Halfway through fall

Monday, October 20, 2014      2 comments

This has been (yet another) extremely trying year. Have I learned a lot. OH YES! Am I acting on it? Slowly but surely. I lost two pounds in eight weeks. Not through crazy dieting...not through doing odd stuff but through small, small ... Read more

Good appointment yesterday

Tuesday, August 05, 2014      2 comments

Good appointment...new goals.....now that I am in remission, it is time to work on this. Last night I walked around my apartment until I did the last steps to hit my goal for the day. I am tired of feeling this way....of not feeling ... Read more

How do you...

Tuesday, May 20, 2014      1 comments

overcome a lifetime of training of putting other first....to take care of yourself...without feeling like a selfish person? Why does it feel so wrong? That is what I am thinking about these days.... Read more

Yesterday was great here!

Monday, May 05, 2014      1 comments

The weather was FINALLY nice here yesterday. Instead of doing the yoga DVD I had laid out, I pumped up my bike tires and rode to and from the library ... about two miles... to return books. Getting the bike up and down the basement sta... Read more

Lost Weight.....in Baby Steps

Tuesday, April 29, 2014      2 comments

Yesterday was my appointment with the "fat doctor." In six weeks, I lost 2 pounds. This is a small victory, but in a way a very large one. These two pounds came off through lifestyle change....small but persistent change. The Spark A... Read more

Letting go of stuff...physical and mental

Thursday, April 24, 2014      3 comments

Do you have a time letting go of stuff? I am doing a bit of sorting at home. Last night, I gave away a lamp that I love as there is no place for it anymore. There are stacks of books. I won't talk about the yarn, the knitting bags, or some... Read more

Just thinking.....

Wednesday, April 23, 2014      4 comments

To lose weight.....one must lose a lot of other things....mental clutter (bad attitudes, grudges, mental patterns that are traps)...physical clutter......bad relationships. Whatever is not one's best self must be set aside, given away, recycle... Read more

In the chair at the hairdresser's.....

Monday, April 21, 2014      3 comments

Saturday, I sat in the chair at the hairdresser's. In the mirror, I saw my father's face staring back at me. The sadness behind the eyes.....the sadness that never quite left. I am nearly at the age that my father was when he died. Someti... Read more

A Big Thrill

Thursday, April 10, 2014      5 comments

Last night, all the green lights on my tracker lit up. It was really exciting as I did not think I had really moved that much!... Read more

OH AND...

Wednesday, April 09, 2014      2 comments

My post exercise BP was 130/80 on Monday...better than I thought it would be. emoticon... Read more

This Winter Nearly Did Me In.....

Wednesday, April 09, 2014      4 comments

This winter was very difficult for me and for many others. I went off track and stayed there. Now, proudly wearing my Spark Activity Tracker, I am working on getting back on the track. I did go to the gym on Monday. I walked more yesterd... Read more

The Dreaded Action Step

Thursday, January 16, 2014      2 comments

Can't put it off any longer....I have to take the leap. Talked with my health coach yesterday and have small goals...smaller than baby steps. This I can do.... Read more

Biometric Assessment Today

Wednesday, January 08, 2014      2 comments

I have work to do. That is not a surprise. It is not as bad as I thought it would be. Last fall I went through a very dark time. I am pretty much through it and resolving not to be back there. One of the hard parts of it is that I hit... Read more

Despite my best efforts

Thursday, June 20, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday, I got dropped off at the gym. I put in my half an hour. I did not want to....I really did not want to........ I walked out past the coffee shop and looked at the sweets. I wanted them bad. I walked past it. I walked past Da... Read more

Biking...

Monday, June 17, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday was finally beautiful here....I took a couple rides on my bike. Part of the workout is getting the bike up and down the basement stairs. Today, I will do things at home. I need to get back on the food plan....and get things set ... Read more


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