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I'm Finished...

Monday, January 31, 2011      7 comments

I read this today from one of the Spark people articles: A fragment of a poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson is telling: "Finish each day And be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and Absurdities have crept in. ... Read more

DAY 53: Still Making Changes

Tuesday, January 18, 2011      2 comments

I'm still "struggling" but I am not so worried about it now. Because I want these changes to be life long, it is going to take a while to truly incorporate lasting changes that become habits. So I'm focusing on the positive changes and still "... Read more

DAY 50: What Do I Fear?

Saturday, January 15, 2011      2 comments

I have a wonderful friend who had the weight loss surgery about a year ago and is working on keeping a healthy lifestyle. She works in my building and I just interviewed for a position on her team - so we'd really be able to support each other!... Read more

DAY 49: Persistence!

Friday, January 14, 2011      2 comments

So yesterday I did great all day - ate right, did my sparky stuff, went to the gym, cooked and ate a healthy dinner - until RIGHT before bed. Then I HAD to eat the vanilla pudding that was in the frig. Can't explain it any better than that - I... Read more

DAY 48: I'm Still Here and That's All That Matters!!

Thursday, January 13, 2011      2 comments

I'm not going to dwell on the past - but you know I'm still struggling because I haven't been blogging. BUT I'M STILL HERE which is half the battle. I have my gym bag in the car and I've started out today doing very well - that's all that matt... Read more

Day 39: Really Struggling!

Tuesday, January 04, 2011      4 comments

Well, just getting on here answered my big question: Why am I struggling so much? Well, it's been 7 days since I blogged - DUH!! How many times do you have to remind yourself that you HAVE to work the plan every minute, every hour, every DAY.... Read more

Day 32: I'm a Frog!!!

Tuesday, December 28, 2010      5 comments

"A frog, hopping around the farm, minding his own business, fell right into a pail half-filled with cream. Swimming frantically, he found the sides too steep and too high. Determined not to give up, he continued to struggle. He kicked and squirm... Read more

Day 28: Christmas Eve

Friday, December 24, 2010      3 comments

Today has been a busy day. Not feeling so much like the holidays because we are having no family get togethers due to... well, life. I didn't even put a tree this year - first time I can remember EVER not doing that. But I don't feel sad - wh... Read more

Day 27: Let it Snow!

Thursday, December 23, 2010      4 comments

They are calling for the possibility of a really big storm! I'm excited - but already planning ahead. Being snowed in means LOTS of down time - that I traditionally filled with eating and watching TV and playing computer games. WASTED TIME. ... Read more

Day 26: Dancing As If No One Was Looking!

Wednesday, December 22, 2010      2 comments

I read an article I read on sparkpeople today about little things we can do that make a difference. I have a friend that just had surgery and she wants to be able to exercise, but will have to really take it slow. And when you weigh a LOT, it'... Read more

Day 25: Back to My Old Self!

Tuesday, December 21, 2010      2 comments

Feeling great this morning. I was even going to let myself be a little late to work and set my alarm later. But I woke up at the regular time, ready to go! So today is back on track and I already packed my gym bag for after work. I'm s... Read more

Day 24: Recovering and Regrouping

Monday, December 20, 2010      1 comments

So today I feel ONE HUNDRED PERCENT BETTER. Residuals are a headache and sore throat (probably from the constant retching yesterday) and a little fatigued. But I'm sitting her eating some cream of chicken soup and it seems OK. SO - I was kind... Read more

Day 23: A Nightmare

Sunday, December 19, 2010      1 comments

Today was absolutely miserable. Woke up at 6:00 am my stomach was in agony. Spent the next 7 hours throwing up that awful fish (yes, it apparently had sat in my tummy and was never digested - gross). Kat came over and brought me some pudding ... Read more

Day 22: No Concerns About Overeating Today!

Saturday, December 18, 2010      2 comments

The tilapia I tried to eat last night apparently doesn't digest well in my RNY stomach. Even ten years after GBS, I occasionally will eat something that gets "stuck" for lack of a better word. I have been unable to eat or drink ANYTHING since ... Read more

Day 21: The Mechanics of Relapse

Friday, December 17, 2010      3 comments

I relapsed yesterday - HARD. So instead of quitting, beating myself up, being depressed - I decided to figure out why. Why? I had been doing GREAT. Well, here's what I think: Wednesday (Day 19) was a good day for the most part. I was o... Read more


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