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Double-mindedness keeps me stuck
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      1 comments

I find myself lounging in my bed with the tv noise wafting through the air. Having recently become unemployed I have a few weeks before I begin a new college career. This beautiful season of nothing-to-do has brought me to the serene waters of s... Read more
I fired the demon!
Saturday, May 11, 2013      2 comments

This Saturday only morning to sleep in, I woke up at 6:00 a.m...couldn't get back to sleep. Got up and moving but still felt so drained and tired. My head busy with the noise of all the "stuff" I have to do today, I noticed a small,... Read more
Uh-oh, here it what?
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      1 comments

A week and a half of an excellent program for me. But then about two days ago I noticed some thoughts that didn't line up with my goals. Then I noticed myself "sneaking" a bite here, a bite there, of sugary foods and not counting it. Then yester... Read more
I'd rather write a victory than eat an ice cream cone...
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      3 comments

I had planned on just ignoring the fact that I had probably used all my calories, so I could enjoy the milky momentary gratification of an ice cream cone. I had the whole house ready to go. I decided I had better add my last meal before we go, j... Read more
Thinking in percentages, not perfectionism.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      0 comments

Some reflection of my choices today: I could tell you that I ate about 4 bites of popcorn at a school function this evening. I could also focus on the fact that I ate a serving and a half of tortilla chips, or that I was short in my water ... Read more
Overcoming temptations
Monday, April 29, 2013      4 comments

Every day we face choices. Every day we are tempted. It enters through our senses: sight, smell, taste, touch, and sound. Today was one of those days that my senses were tickled every where I went. At work, it was cinnamon rolls for an employee'... Read more
Sunny days
Sunday, April 28, 2013      2 comments

It's amazing what a warm, sunny day can do to a person's motivation level. I rode my bike for an hour (ten miles) and have stayed committed to my program...I am just grateful for this weather, and thinking about what I will do for exercise when ... Read more
Committing to myself.
Saturday, April 27, 2013      1 comments

It is now 2013. Two years since my last blog. 10 pounds heavier. I've tried here and there along the way to be healthy, but not committed to a new changed life. Today I set some new, realistic goals. I am re-committing to this program, to health... Read more
Minor setbacks
Monday, October 17, 2011      1 comments

I fell off the "wagon" and gained three of the ten pounds I had previously lost. "Food" for thought: at least I regained my momentum before gaining all the weight back! Whew, that was a close fall. It's similar to slipping off a cliff, grasping ... Read more
10 valuable tips for the healthy lifestyle journey
Thursday, August 25, 2011      3 comments

A few rules I have learned so far: 1. No guilt (no matter what I choose, there is no "wrong" choice, only learning experiences and new beginnings.) 2. If I have a moment of relapse, get over it and move on. 3. If I am truly craving somet... Read more
The morning after
Friday, August 19, 2011      3 comments

I have a pizza hangover. I'm not proud of it. I went over my calories yesterday, and for some reason I am feeling guilt. But the Word says, "There is no condmnation in Christ Jesus..." and yes, I do lean and rely on Him for my strength. Ye... Read more
This knowing...
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      1 comments

My clothes are becoming roomier. I can feel my body slowly shrinking; yes, slowly, but I can FEEL the difference. I can see it too! After only ten pounds. I don't even care if no one else notices, because there is a knowing inside of me that dri... Read more
The Princess Diary
Monday, August 08, 2011      4 comments

Dear Diary: I have known for quite some time that I am a Princess, and even who my Father,the King, is. I know what to expect from Him...unconditional love. I know that He wants the best for me, and that everything I do represents Him and His ... Read more
Slow and steady wins the race!
Thursday, August 04, 2011      2 comments

Yaaaaahhhhhhhhhooooooooooo! Yep, I have lost a total of 9 pounds in about 6 weeks. Slow and steady wins the race! I love that if I just stay committed to tracking my food, I am still in the race. Even if I don't get it all perfect with exercise,... Read more
How much can "crap" weigh anyway????
Monday, August 01, 2011      3 comments

In calorie range...check Workouts...check Water...check Weight...WHOA! WHATTHE??? Grrrrr, stupid IBS. I'm walking around literally with additional pounds in my gut and I can't get any positive feedback on my scale? This has proven to be... Read more

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