It's a me focused mother's day.
I've been thinking about motherhood and my weight issues for the past week, and it's culminating in my blog today. Last Sunday, really last weekend, I totally focused on me. I left my children, took the car from the teenager, and spent bloomsd... Read more
Today starts the Bloomsday Weekend!
I am determined to take this weekend by a healthy storm. I packed light oatmeal and peaches for breakfast in the hotel room, goggled the two restaurants for dinner. I plan to walk the 12 k in about three hours. Lots of cardio minutes and spark... Read more
today is my favorite day
so, in terms of nutrition, I did pretty good today. I didn't move much, and work was pretty stressful. things i did to take care of myself. 20/25, not bad for a 1st day of May.
1. Stretch and Morning prayer.
2. fasting blood sugar 120
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monday report.... pulling out of the hole.
I am so tired, and I know why. my blood sugar has been erratic all day. It just wipes me out. At lunch time, I took a 45 minutes nap. The diet was so so. I stayed in my goal range, but the nutritional value was pretty low. tomorrow will be a m... Read more
Not yet habits.
the downward spiral started Tuesday, when I had a SPA night scheduled with my daughter to reward myself for sticking to the program. She bailed, said she would rather hang out with her friends. I nibbled food for dinner, but didn't track it. A... Read more
Today should have been a perfect number day, except- I forgot my snacks and lunch- was forced to forage around the office for trail mix and a candy bar.. it was a typical Monday, full of the recounting the weekends woes... the daily score is: 2... Read more
Sunday check in
I was reading the message board about saboteurs, and hater. I admit that I fall into that category There is a women at work who has lost a substantial amount of weight ( she wont say how much). At first, I was encouraging , but now I find mys... Read more
Godly Eating...it's more than kosher.
today. as I was treadmilling, I kept thinking the question " how does God want me to eat?" if I kept to the old covenant, there would be lots of rules and laws and specific directions. But I have a new covenant with Jesus, i am not bound by ... Read more
change in medication... health update
It's been two days since I checked in. Thursday, I woke up with a blood vessel all red and yucky in my eye. I had a doc appointment with Irene, anyway, so I went in to get it checked. Irene wasn't stressed about the eye, my blood pressure at t... Read more
borrowing the spark
I was trolling through various blogs, and I read one about lessons learned. I had to copy and paste- it summed it all up for me.
I've learned all the little steps in life really do add up. An extra 10 calories a day add up to 1 lb weight ga... Read more
yesterdays weather and today's forecast.
It's a sunny day in eastern washington, but I ached all over. Skipped workout in the morning becasue I ached. Had a realtivly good day, diet wise but still ached. had faith group and went to to bed early. Now I am up, awake for morning work o... Read more
it's been 844 days...
It's been 844 days since I last tried the WII Fit. in that 2 year time period, I've gained 30 lbs, raised my BMI and aged to 79 years. Gotta start somewhere. I did the 30 minute yoga routine, and then ran in place for 5 minutes. I feel really... Read more
I was reading an article on motivation, and one line really stuck with me....Just make a commitment to do things as right as possible as much as you can. That's my deal. I am making a commitment to take care of myself, as much as I can, in spit... Read more
Daily score for Saturday April 14
Today, I took 17 steps to take care of myself.
1. Stretch and Morning prayer. (Check)
2. fasting blood sugar ( 144)
3. Morning walk 45 minutes ( 6 days a week) 60 minutes
6. meds and supplements
7. prayer of thanksgiving b... Read more
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Today is a new day.
Somehow, I fell off the spark streak. I stopped charting Wednesday, saying to myself that I would write it down and record it later when the computer was free. I then progressed to not writing it down, then I progressed to eating badly. Plus, I... Read more