Today is my one year Sparkversary. Yes it is one year to the day that I decided to take myself to task and make some lifelong, lifestyle changes. I had just had yet another warning that I was killing myself with food. I had got very breathless a... Read more
This blog is way overdue, but it's here now. I have come to the decision that I must make make one radical change in order to reach my ultimate goal. I have been eating well and healthily to get to the point I am at but I have have one weakness ... Read more
I have lost the next pound to begin the second half of my journey. So much of my healthy lifestyle has become a habit that I didn't want to become complacent so I thought a while and came up with some new goals. In order to keep myself on track... Read more
This has to be the worst weekend I have had in a very long time. It was a weekend of immobility due to extreme back pain, and a weekend of unsatisfactory eating. Oh I ate all the right things but I wanted something else. Having said that I didn... Read more
I haven't blogged for a while so I thought I would record my progress as I am just a half pound from my half way target.
Yes, I have lost 55 and a half pounds.
I have been using the tape measure to track my progress as well as the scal... Read more
The scales have not changed, I haven't lost any weight in a month, and as I write I hardly have the energy to move my fingers across the keypad. I've reviewed the food intake and if anything Spark tells me I don't have enough calories especially... Read more
...all my Spark Friends about something my adorable 5 year old great-nephew did the other day. He was "helping" his dad in the garden and I was just leaving their house. He took a flower from the shrub 'Bleeding Heart' ( sorry I don't know it's ... Read more
Ok, new week, new strategy. The two pounds have gone....yaaaay I'm happy about that.
Now, this is what's going to happen from today.
1. Monday becomes weigh-in day instead of Tuesday.
2. The scales are in the cupboard and WI... Read more
Since joining Spark and beginning my journey on 11/23.09 until today, I have weighed myself every morning. I know it's not advisable but it reassures me that I'm doing the right things. In all that time, despite Christmas and a holiday I have N... Read more
I can't help myself, I do it all the time, COMPARE! I look at the weight of other people and then I look at their photo and I see their lovely faces and I can't help thinking that I'm going to have a fat face all my life. Even if I got down to 9... Read more
I can't help myself I have to tell someone and you my Spark friends will understand. I don't know where to start, it's all so gooooooood.
17st 13lbs that's 41 in all AND into the next stone, just 2 off to get into the 240s
Someone I sa... Read more
My sleep pattern has broken down, I have a constant but not severe headache and I feel a failure. I'm not doing enough exercise, I know that and I know that only I can fix it, I worry about it constantly but I still don't do it! I have to fix th... Read more
I've let myself down today and I feel so low about it. I should have got up early this morning to go to the swimming pool and I was so tired that I couldn't be bothered. Last night I was full of committment and enthusiasm. I had it all planned f... Read more
On Wednesday my sister and I are going to travel 400+ miles to our uncle's funeral. My sister is also working on her diet and we have put things into place so that we are not tempted by FF places at the motorway services. I think this will reall... Read more
I just added a special goal. I was reading The Spark and got to the part where Chris Downie describes his first effort at jump rope ( we call it skipping in the UK ) I thought that I could surely manage at least 10 jumps twice daily to start wit... Read more