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Listen Deeply - New Beginnings - Already in Progress (aka DOUBLE NICKELS)
Friday, March 07, 2014      4 comments

thank you NonieC ... Read more
day 2
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      3 comments

pilates mat class at new health club. though i'm not sure what is 'pilates' about it. no props. hard to hear teacher. i was the biggest gal there. perhaps the worst dressed. not sure about that. day 2 of 'good sparky eating and tracking' in... Read more
Check in 1/13/14
Monday, January 13, 2014      7 comments

Monday morning. CVAC at dawn/sunrise. Need new running shoes. Take care of feet. Take care of me. LOVE the idea of checking in weekly. I can do this. Need community. Spark Friends and local. One day at a time. "The only thing th... Read more
I am here. I know how to sign in every day. Right?
Saturday, December 28, 2013      3 comments

Does it matter where I am? Be at the center of my own breath and find out. Do I want to stay in a couple? Do I want to "start over" again again? Be the actor at the center of my own life. No passenger-ing. Find out. Keep food... Read more
Am I Taking Care of My Self ?
Sunday, November 24, 2013      6 comments

"What are you doing to take care of yourself" asked my friend Paula this morning. Bingo. That is the right question. The way of wood in water…. carried by the stream…. is NOT taking care of my self. Eating for comfort is not taking car... Read more
Help Me Please -- fear and remorse won't do anything good
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      5 comments

I maintained for a YEAR! Up and down 4lbs or so but stayed 155 for a year. (after losing 80-90) AND I"VE BEEN STRUGGLING WITH LIFE AND CIRCUMSTANCES AND F O O D these past months. Really since I left my old apartment - my known home, the... Read more
I updated my page
Monday, October 21, 2013      2 comments

Today-ing is the New Ta-da (OCT/NOV 2013) It CAN be done. One Day at A Time For those looking for inspiration -- I lost 90 lbs. And have been keeping most of it off for a year!!! It took a long time. It took SPARK and Friends, and ... Read more
the wait
Sunday, October 13, 2013      3 comments

The Weight-ing Games Not a game really. I took it for granted. And I've drifted. Up 10 lbs since I moved out of Winchester (apt of 20 years). 153 - 162 today. Up and down between. I weighed 162 in August of 2012 -- so says the rem... Read more
i forgot how
Thursday, October 03, 2013      4 comments

so... i'm alone in an apartment with a galley kitchen so... i'm eating alone.... and too often i got used to dinner for two.... to shopping together.... and talking through my day...instead of eating over it. I've had a string of overeatin... Read more
Sunday, September 15, 2013      4 comments

I'm in Chicago. September 15th. I left here at the end of June. I was truly out of my mind -- adrenal crash, hormone crash, nervous ...breakup.... etc etc Three months later... endocrinologist and supplements and celexa later... Still 153l... Read more
CC of Featured Blog Post "Lessons from Someone Who's Kept the Weight Off"
Thursday, April 11, 2013      2 comments

Week of 04/11/2013 - Featured Blog Post TINAJANE76 Lessons from Someone Who's Kept the Weight Off Over the course of the past year, I've learned a lot about myself and the strategies that are important for me to use to stabilize my we... Read more
April Fool - fooling myself (Way-Station --- Between-ness ---- Liminality...)
Thursday, April 04, 2013      2 comments

I tell myself.. .I'm through with love... and I'll have nothing more to do with love.... But they all know...it isn't so.... I'm just foolin' myself. These are lyrics from a great old 40's Billie Holiday tune. I used to sing. Apri... Read more
Scale Come-uppance ---- Spring Again
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      5 comments

Got up and GOT ON THE SCALE. oy. i knew it would be up. but one is never really ready for the bad news that comes with repeated eating-my-feelings. . . . which i've been doing for a coupla weeks off and on but mostly on. Up 6 lbs. Cra... Read more
I don't know where I'm Going. I don't know where I am.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      4 comments

Chicago. March 2013. 155lbs. Down from 245 in 2010. Down from lifetime highest of 299 at age 17. Yoyo's and a lifetime of eating disorders, recovery, therapy, self investigation.... READING EVERYONE.... woodman and roth being the best of al... Read more
Back to Basics. Onward & Forward.
Sunday, January 13, 2013      5 comments

Onward and Forward... was a chapter heading in a kindle book I was perusing... not about weight.. but about Mindfulness and ACT (which apparently is a new CBT). The point being that it resonated smack dab in the center of my Spark cheer her... Read more

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