A pre-new year resolution
So, here I am again, struggling and depressed about my ongoing battle with unwanted pounds and physical problems that have dominated my life for the last half year. I have not been able to exercise for months now due to physical limitations and ... Read more
Week One is Done!
So, today marked one week of doing the old,old, weight watcher program that was called Qucikstart........and when I weighed myself this morning I had lost 4.3 lbs.! I have NEVER lost this much in one week - or even in two weeks. I hope this mom... Read more
Trying a New Approach
Well, I have spent months and months doing the WW Points Plus program and have been totally frustrated with the lack of success, despite being faithful to the program. This week I searched my house and found the original materials I used when I ... Read more
A Fresh Start
Life can be a struggle.......everyone experiences times like that, but not everyone reacts like I do. I have spent the last few weeks struggling with emotional eating and have seen the negative results created by such behavior. Today the scale c... Read more
New Scale Blues
I got a new scale since the one I have been using for years has obviously gone crazy - one step on it had me thirty pounds less than the day before! The new one weighs me in as higher than the old one by a couple of pounds. It's depressing, but... Read more
Getting the Spark Back
Well, over the last few weeks life has been sad and stressful and I have increased the stress I feel by eating poorly and gaining back some of the weight I worked so hard to lose. However; on Tuesday I grabbed myself by the scruff of my neckband... Read more
The last couple of weeks have been difficult emotionally and I have lapsed into old, poor eating habits, but today I have determined that I will get back on track and stay there! The day is going along we'll so far . YAY!
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Hanging in There
Life is stressful and busy these days as we help my Dad adjust to his new life with us and cope with the major depression he is experiencing after losing my Mom after 71 years of marriage. I am trying to stay on track, but have been less success... Read more
I woke up later than usual today......with the plan to get to the Y this morning, but am unmotivated to go out in the snow and jump on the treadmill. I know I shouldnt, but I am taking the day off. I, along with my husband and father, are adjus... Read more
A Changed Life
We are back in Maine and have brought my Dad to live with us. We are all in mourning and grieving in our own ways. Now we are also getting adjusted to a new family configuration, too. My Dad is doing better than I expected in adapting to the cha... Read more
A Very Sad Week
On Saturday while the blizzard was raging in Maine, my sister who had been in NY with my parents, along with her husband called to say that my mother who has been ill for a very long time, was failing rapidly and that I needed to get to NY. We w... Read more
Here I am in cold (2 degrees right now), but sunny, Maine.....and hearing that we have a veritable blizzard coming our way. I am NOT pleased!!! I have been planning to go back to the Y on Saturday, now that my stomach bug has disappeared and my ... Read more
Cold, but Clear
So it was 4 degrees this morning when I got up - it's warming up; the temperatures are no longer below zero!
My stomach bug has finally abated, but now I am sidelined by having had two steroid shots in my back yesterday to treat the severe ... Read more
I cannot believe it is February already! I hope that little critter predicts an early spring for us, though here in Maine, that could mean in July! LOL
I have begun to feel somewhat better - though my digestive system still isn't working ri... Read more
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A New Month - A New Me????
Here it is the start of a new month, and for me that means an upcoming birthday, too, so I figure it can really be the start of a new me. Actually, I think the new me started on January 1st, when I got serious here on Sparkpeople, but now I am r... Read more