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Reacting to diagnosis of Diabetes

Wednesday, March 11, 2015      3 comments

It is interesting to be on the other side of this fence versus being an advisor to people with this disease. My first reaction is to stomp my feet and want to go eat everything I know I shouldn't because I need to say goodby to certain foods. In... Read more

Diabeties, It is now here.

Friday, March 06, 2015      2 comments

I pretty much knew this day would come. So I don't know why I am surprised. Maybe surprise isn't the right word. More like saddened. It's been sneaking up on me for a while and now after getting the blood work back from my physical I can no long... Read more

Doctor Recommends Wt Loss Surgery, NO WAY!

Friday, February 27, 2015      6 comments

Went to MD for regular annual checkup. I am doing very well and have been losing weight. She is extremely pushy about wanting me to have the weight loss surgery. It really made me angry. I keep telling her I have watched my father, a stroke pati... Read more

Much Better

Monday, February 16, 2015      4 comments

Haven't been able to eat much having made myself very sick. I think I am so incredibly intolerant to lactose that it is really bad. Finally, after several days I feel better. I thought it was gaul bladder, but I don't think that is correct. I at... Read more

Struggling

Thursday, February 12, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday I weighed in and lost 1/2 lb last week and it was a lot of work. It is hard not to lose motivation when I have so much to loose and see 1/2 lb lost for all my efforts and I increased my exercise too. I think the reality is that I am s... Read more

Making It Through the Holidays - Time to Out of the Box

Wednesday, December 11, 2013      2 comments

The holidays are so difficult with family dysfunctions at their highest level with unresolved history, lack of reconciliations and insistence by members to maintain the Drama triangle of Perpetrator, Victim and Rescuer where all are competing f... Read more

Starting Anew

Saturday, August 03, 2013      2 comments

I am in a really good place. I feel like I am on track with all the past work I have done and with CR in completing my personal and spiritual inventory. I am really getting the benefit of the clearing phase of all the past events in my life and ... Read more

Combating a Spirit of Rejection

Wednesday, June 12, 2013      2 comments

Down 5 lbs and doing well tracking food, keeping calories around 1500 and watching carbs. I am feeling more confident about not eating over my emotions. Had a good success this week, pausing and feeling what was up versus attacking the fridge wh... Read more

Building support network that works

Thursday, June 06, 2013      1 comments

Started going to Christian Celebrate Recovery group at a church near my home. Promises to prove to be very interesting and powerful at getting to the deeper reasons behind eating. Being that group dynamics are tough for me this is definitely an ... Read more

Setting Myself Free

Sunday, May 19, 2013      4 comments

I am feeling empowered in that my husband and I have eaten out several times and I am continuing to see movement on the scale and a steady loss. Making better choices all around, no matter where I go to eat and speaking up when it is time to cho... Read more

Taking me back.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013      1 comments

I think the number one thing that I am good at is starting over. Consistency in moving forward seems to be have been an impossibiity for me. When I try to think back as to why have I fallen off doing this or that, food plan, execise, etc. I can'... Read more

ReCommitting each day to me

Friday, February 01, 2013      2 comments

Started water aerobics and boy was I sore yesterday. I think that is a sad note how out of condition I am that such a simple program can make me take note of every joint and muscle. I am recommitting to tracking and cooking. Today is a ne... Read more

Back to Doc

Tuesday, January 22, 2013      4 comments

Went to doc and got another cortisone injection this time for my twisted ankle. I feel much encouraged he feels we can handle this and get me back in water aerobics. I needed some good news was starting to get discouraged and lose my momentum. P... Read more

A New Day to Start Over

Tuesday, January 15, 2013      3 comments

I am good for about a week and then I go to Bible Study and its pot luck on Thurs. and I get totally off track, Then the weekend comes and the eating out with my husband and I am once again having to begin again having regained all I had lost. I... Read more

Every Day Is a Start Over

Tuesday, January 15, 2013      1 comments

I am very frustrated. I do well for a week and then go to bible studies pot luck and get totally off t... Read more


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