Day 12: Feeling Better, Gotta get back to where I was
I've been in a bad place with insomnia, and last night, for the first night in over a week, I got five consecutive hours of sleep and then a couple more interrupted hours ... Read more
Day 11: Hope
It's been a rough week, but tonight I had a wonderful time with church friends. It was a potluck, so I couldn't track all the food---in fact, I didn't even try. But, I t... Read more
Day 10: Disappointment the size of Texas
Insomnia has gripped my life in a way I never thought possible. A week ago, I was thrilled that I took Ambien and slept all night long for the first time in months. However, since then, Ambien hasn't done anything for me. I just get tired an... Read more
Day 9: Insomnia
For the past 8 months, I've suffered from insomnia.
This is not insomnia caused by anxiety. I don't exactly know what causes it (meds or menopause presumably). I can be... Read more
Day 8: What Is Going On Here?
I'm on Day 8 (I began the final eating decision of my life last Sunday, March 17, five days after my 53rd birthday).
One time, about 12 years ago, I stuck with "6 Week Body... Read more
Day 5&6: So Much For Everyday!
Since a week ago, I told myself that I was going to try to blog everyday. I really meant to, but life gets busy and I get tired.
I also told myself that I was going to track my food everyday for two weeks. I'm almost a week in, and I've d... Read more
Days 3 & 4, because some days are just like that
As much as I wanted to blog everyday, yesterday I just couldn't bring myself to do so. I haven't been sleeping well so I only got three hours of sleep the night before last. At work, everything seemed to be chore, so when I got home at 3:45, I... Read more
Day 2, or whatever I decide to do
So, since inspiration is my issue, I've decided to try to post everyday about something/someone that inspired me. That way, even when I've let myself down, I have a positive spin on it (I hope).
I'm suffering from insomnia (a combination... Read more
Day 1E-Or whatever---Inspirations
I've started and stopped so many times. I've read and re-read every eating program that exists. I've taken notes, purchased books and cookbooks. At one time, I considered weight loss surgery.
So, probably E is conservative. It's probab... Read more
Day 5: Inspirational Message-- Today's Truth
One of the many reasons that I detest life changes (like moving toward a healthier lifestyle) is that I can't let go of my own mistakes. Even though I know they're in the... Read more
Day 3: Inspirational Message MISTAKES
I AM THE MASTER OF MISTAKES!!!
I am also very good at dwelling on my mistakes, and I suspect that this is fairly common among those of us that have weight issues. We ... Read more
DAY 2: Inspirational Message:
This is my 2015 mantra.
So many times I've become enraptured in the drama of others...
Last year I considered weight loss surgery because a colleague of mine lo... Read more
I'm tried of writing "Here I go again..." Here's an update...
I was reading through some of my last blog entry, most of which I deleted. So much has happened since "Before."
If you were to read my last blog entry, you would find that in April, 2014, I was dealing with a torn tendon, a racing heart, a... Read more
Do It Now. Don't WAIT!
I wish that I could tell everyone out there in SparkPeopleLand to get out and exercise and get healthy, while you still can.
This is my umpteenth time at trying to lose weight---probably my third or fourth on SparkPeople.
Right now, ... Read more
NO MORE RACES
The last few weeks have been a whirlwind. An unexpected trip to Minnesota, only to return the night before the first day of school.
The kids have been back in school for a week, and we survived the week without much drama. Fat... Read more
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