Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    RAYLINSTEPHENS   242,748
SparkPoints
200,000-249,999 SparkPoints
 
 
RAYLINSTEPHENS's Blog Entry Summary View



The "whys" behind my step-down as leader.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009      16 comments

My dad had to have the Fistula removed from his left arm and put into his right arm but his left arm is still swollen, really badly swollen. The short version is the blood cannot get out of his left arm due to the lead from his defibrillator/pa... Read more

Blog Prompt - Am I afraid of regaining lost weight...

Tuesday, June 30, 2009      7 comments

Nope! Ain't gonna happen! I haven't been "good" these past few days, but I haven't been bad either. Just maxed out my calories for several days. My dad, the baker, has been working on his strudel recipe and since he is famous for his... Read more

*sigh*

Monday, June 29, 2009      14 comments

I am human. I had to step down as leader on both my teams due to inadequate leadership - mine. I also left behind me the Leader Team as well as The Community Team - I hope to have more time to spend with my few remaining teams. I do f... Read more

I will be MIA until my shoulder mends.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009      11 comments

I hurt my shoulder last week during preparations for the annual family reunion which includes a visit from family - it tends to be a bit stressful for me. On Monday, June 22nd, the pain escalated to throbbing and I have been in a pain-pill ... Read more

And the winner is.........

Sunday, June 21, 2009      7 comments

...So I didn't post my weight yesterday - it was 122.6! And I did enjoy myself and did a lot of sampling yesterday! Today is 124.3 for a difference of 1.7 lbs - but I am still under 125! WooHoo!! I had a reasonable lunch plate too, really... Read more

My first

Saturday, June 20, 2009      8 comments

Today is my first "Free Day" since May 19, 2008! Today is the annual family reunion and I decided last week to go ahead and enjoy my day and my new body. So I am going to track to the best of my ability but I am not going to punish mys... Read more

Dealing with negative people...

Wednesday, June 17, 2009      13 comments

I received this from OneReallyBigDog today! He gave me permission to use it as a blog. I thought it was cute. Dealing with negative people... Here is something to think about when negative people are doing their best to rain on your ... Read more

... but I'm not hungry, why should I eat more?

Sunday, June 14, 2009      2 comments

I recently posted to answer questions from someone I would rather not name. I don't think she would get upset, but I am not comfortable naming anyone. She is an Under-Eater and wanted to know why should she have to eat if not hungry and we... Read more

A few things I have learned this past year.

Saturday, June 13, 2009      14 comments

I have learned a few things this past year. # 1. Don't be in a hurry. 2 lbs per week is a lot of weight to be losing and will still add up to 100 lbs in a year. # 2. Don't be hungry! Never allow yourself to become hungry. Hunger will l... Read more

Blog Prompt - Do I force myself to eat...

Tuesday, June 09, 2009      7 comments

"Do you force yourself to eat healthful foods you don't like? If so, what are they and why?" This is a "sort of" thing. I don't care for some fruits because of the seeds, but I do eat them because they are good for me and because I picked ... Read more

Eating Too Few Calories Stalls Metabolism

Monday, June 08, 2009      4 comments

Article by EveryDayHealth: www.everydayhealth.com/w
eight/fewer-calories-stall
s-metabolism.aspx?xid=nl_E
verydayHealthWomensHealth_20090602 Learn why cutting out too many calories can keep you from losing weigh... Read more

Maintenance + Strength Training + Cardio = constant reconfiguring!

Sunday, June 07, 2009      6 comments

The title says it all. I keep my Goal Calories the same but adjust daily for Cardio which burns calories. The increased Strength Training is what makes my weight fluctuate. But I am tackling the Lunges and Squats seriously now to firm... Read more

Update on Maintenance progress.

Friday, June 05, 2009      8 comments

Ok, so it wasn't the best week and yet it was! My weight started climbing again and reached 125.8 emoticon I ... Read more

My DH's garden!

Saturday, May 30, 2009      9 comments

Well, it is that time again and my DH has a beautiful garden! We have Vidalia Onions Potatoes Ripe Corn ... Read more

I think this is going to work!

Friday, May 29, 2009      6 comments

I have readjusted my Calorie Goal to be for the weight of 117 which is my "ideal weight" according to the charts for my height of 5'1.5" with a large frame. So this is now the number I aim to eat daily, 1823 calories. Since I burn 300+ cal... Read more


First Page  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 Last Page