I have rescued the day...
not sure what the damage to yesterday was, but I stopped at midnight. Today, I have rescued the effort. Went to the gym, had a spinach,beet, feta cheese salad. Now I am taking the princess and her entourage to the shopping mall. She no longer ... Read more
IN the face of good choices, and lots of praise, I blew it....
The party was a great success, I was surrounded by friends and family and got lots of compliments about my choices, life style changes, how good I was doing....and I woke up this morning and ate 4 pop tarts. In some way, I couldn't handle the s... Read more
A day of independence from negative thinking, gluttony, sloth, pressure and stress!
I am having a great day, because I am choosing to be positive. Oversleep because Hannah broke curfew and I was up till 3. Almost broke the dishwasher. Discovered Husband took all the coolers camping so I have nothing to serve pop and beer in.... Read more
Tuesday musings, things that I have noticed and one very big worry
Day 2 of the vacation plan. I woke up with a huge low blood sugar headache, and ate my cottage cheese and pineapple, seeking relief. Hannah came home and we did fun errands; getting the car washed and filled and a trip to Wal mart...Here is some... Read more
Monday's plans 7/2
Yesterday or rather last night, I ate in the night. I tracked it, and my overall calorie was a bit over. I reset my tickler. Today was weigh in, and I am officially down 2 lbs. Today is a new day, day 1 of vacation meal plan. My plans for the... Read more
July Goals.. can you believe it's JULY?
Goal 1-eat less. Stay within my calorie range, and have a deficit at the end of the day. Focus on super-foods. Track Everything. Weigh and measure.
How will I know if I am making this goal? Overall, the scale will move. The reports fun... Read more
Vacation Plans and Goals
Steve is taking the boys to BoyScout Camp for a week, and I am taking a week off from work for a "staycation." I have big plans for mother and daughter week. We saw the movie last night, I was disappointed. The guy was hot, and I guess that w... Read more
In it for the long hual.
I was thinking about the things in my life that I have not given up on, that I have persevered, that I have stuck with for more than 6 months. I decided to make a list.
) My marriage. We have been together for 17 years this July. While at ti... Read more
update on the food war .. they didnt even notice.
So it's been a week and some of no cooking two meals. I had shared this strategy with my friend, who happen to go camping with the boy scouts this weekend. She talked to the kids. My middle came home, and asked why I was on strike. Then , her... Read more
No more food wars!
I have solved the food war dilemma. I will no longer make two meals; feeling overworked and under appreciated. I will no longer feel totally responsible for my children's nutrition. They are teenagers, old enough to be responsible for some thin... Read more
Eating.. what's it do for me?
there was a message thread about being scared of being thin and it started me thinking.. am I? I know ( being a social service professional with her frigging Master degree) that I have issues. I have issue around trauma, around family, around s... Read more
I wanted to change my goal weight and revise my goals, so i clicked on this button that said revise goals. It gave me a warning button, but I ignored it and clicked yes. It erased all my tracking. While I was very disgruntled that that happene... Read more
why do I binge?
I feel awful, all bloated and puffy. Why did I take a perfectly good day and binge? and I didn't track it. It was like I was a zombie, half asleep and eating. Eating leftover rice, apples and peanut butter, left over angel food cake. It started ... Read more
i found my verse
I have had a verse sticking in my head, floating just out of consciousness, and I found it this morning.
" However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me —t... Read more
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June goal revision....
I am sadly realizing that the month of may is over, and June is upon us. While I really love summer, and am looking forward to biking, June is one month closer to the hot days of too hot eastern Washington... but I digress. What I really wanted... Read more