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Need more discipline; not motivation...
Sunday, September 28, 2014      1 comments

Don't misread this. Of course I need motivation, but DISCIPLINE is the only key that will turn that tumbler and get me going. I hate DISCIPLINE but unless I put DISCIPLINE in its place, I am going nowhere. GET GOING G; JUST GET GOING! ... Read more
Getting Out of the Rut....
Sunday, April 27, 2014      2 comments

I have been is a terrible rut for about 6 weeks. I got the stomach flu, then got really fatigued. I went to the doctor & had all kind of tests done; everything was fine. Then the weather, schedule changes, family know the game. ... Read more
Let that cycle go in another direction...
Monday, February 10, 2014      2 comments

I am continuing to break the cycle of denial that has protected me from looking at myself. I am proud of myself and I know that I can accomplish my goals. I just need to quit beating up on Gail and give myself credit of what I do on a dai... Read more
Back & Forth...Back & Forth
Saturday, January 11, 2014      1 comments

Made a decision to not beat myslelf up, that I slip in and out of doing what I need to do and slipping back to what I want to do. I am learning that recovery is a process; however, continuing to make the best decisions for myself rather than giv... Read more
Sunday, August 11, 2013      3 comments

I thought I had gained because I had not logged in since first part of July. But, actually, I have lost 4 lbs. The same 4 lbs I keep losing and gaining, but nevertheless. So, I thought that was the bad news, but really, I don't have any bad n... Read more
Acknowledging my independence...
Thursday, July 04, 2013      3 comments

Just ordered a FIRM workout and stair step from Amazon. Proud of myself. My schedule at work has changed, and I am not able to do my walking or Zumba as regularly, but I am making a commitment to stick to it! I am determined to make this ... Read more
Wanted: Structure
Sunday, June 09, 2013      5 comments

June 9, 2013 I know (for me) I do so much better with structure and preparation. I had not planned to have Friday off and got it due to inclement weather( flooding in our area), so it gave my addict permission to eat baked biscuits with but... Read more
I really did great today..
Sunday, June 02, 2013      1 comments

This is a wonderful journey I am embarking on...BECAUSE...not only am I learning to eat differently, I am also learning to love Gail more & it is a wonderful experience. I am learning that eating the extra food when I am not hungry is a real way... Read more
I am finding that..
Saturday, June 01, 2013      5 comments

it helps me to continue to be honest with myself, to track my food, and prepare ahead what I am going to eat. I am finding that I do not have to limit myself to good food just because I am watching what I eat. I am also finding that I make... Read more
Bringing it to the light....
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      5 comments

I gave into temptation with the false lie that I would just get some grilled chicken bites, wound up getting the whole 2 piece grilled chicken with MAC -N-Cheese, (my real downfall), biscuit, another downfall, slaw, and a Diet Pepsi. Putting m... Read more
Still keeping on..
Monday, May 27, 2013      2 comments

A lot of the people I connect with at Spark People encourage me to take baby steps and to give myself credit for my successes, not matter how small. I am proud today that I have not overeaten, Proud, That I fixed fajitas with peppers, mushro... Read more
I bypassed temptation today....
Sunday, May 26, 2013      2 comments

by thinking through what 3-5 fried chicken tenders would do for me. I wanted so badly to give into it, but I thought it through and reminded myself to eat for fuel not for taste. ( you know what I mean). Now, to speak the truth, I ate abou... Read more
Keeping on Keeping On!
Monday, May 06, 2013      4 comments

I am so proud of myself today for sticking to my plan to walk and to do my morning exercises (leg lifts and movement with the 4 lb exercise ball). Also, yesterday, I set up my plans by measuring myself, thinking through, and planning some of my ... Read more
Try, try, try again...
Sunday, April 28, 2013      4 comments

Well, I thoght I had re-started this program the other day, but somehow my blog and my page did not stay. And...I gained 3 lbs since I started AND....this is not my first walk around the Spark Page block. . Not a happy camper! "> ... Read more