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2013 November 10
Monday, November 11, 2013      1 comments

To Self: Thank you for caring again. I am committed to succeeding for today. I will face tomorrow when it comes. For now, just today.... Read more
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      6 comments

I have been juicing for the whole week. I realize this sounds extreme, but I feel I need some extreme right now. I am still getting my nutrition and calories but I am doing it through blending, food processing, and juicing. Some vegetables do... Read more
Eat What I Want? .... Not Really!
Saturday, January 19, 2013      9 comments

I am wanting my "wanter" to change, but contrary to my previous blog, I can't eat what I want and still have the results I want. How do I know this? I stayed in my calorie range even though I ate sugary treats for 3 days in a row this week wit... Read more
I Don't Have to Eat It All!
Saturday, January 05, 2013      11 comments

I am getting into a state of mentality where I will take less than a serving and I will leave at least one bite on my plate. I am going to try to be more conscious of when I am full as well and stop eating. I have always "cleaned" my plate bec... Read more
Eat What I Want...Really?
Thursday, January 03, 2013      8 comments

Eatting what I want goes against everything I have ever been taught by all the crazy diets I have been on for, well, most of my life I guess. I remember being put on the "grapefruit diet" when I was eleven because I was 8 lbs overweight accordi... Read more
Holiday Memories and Ready to Move on
Sunday, December 30, 2012      6 comments

It was a wonderful holiday season. I have 5 grown children and 4 of them are married and 3 of them have children (7 grandkids). With that said, I have to plan my energy normally so with the holidays, I have to be even more strategic. Once or ... Read more
Sitting on a stump and giving myself a talkin to
Saturday, December 29, 2012      5 comments

I am saying all of this to myself. If it applies to you then I hope it helps you to have something to think about as well. What is Commitment: It is making the choice NOW! Later, tomorrow, or Monday, or January 1st is not commitment,... Read more
Commitment Feels and Looks Beautiful
Friday, December 28, 2012      6 comments

I went through some dark emotions the last two months and all I can say about it now is that it truly feels and looks beautiful once a person works through them. I have such a lightness to my soul right now and I am so looking forward to contin... Read more
The Magic
Monday, December 24, 2012      4 comments

We make the magic happen. The magic happens when we believe in our selves. We each have the same 24 hours to make it happen each day. I have read about people in their 70's making it happen. I have read about people in their teens making it ... Read more
Purging Spark Friends
Friday, December 14, 2012      9 comments

Hello everybody, I am trying to go through and purge the sparkfriends that I don't ever hear from. This way I can keep it more simple for myself. I am not doing this to hurt anyone's feelings. This forum is about helping one another, so if I... Read more
No Need to Feel Sooo Much Hunger
Friday, December 14, 2012      5 comments

As much as I don't want to admit ignorance about food at my age, I confess to it. I have heard all the sayings about being what I eat etc. I am just now figuring out how it works with my body. If I eat the foods that got me to where I am, YES... Read more
Talk About Motivation....Whoa!
Wednesday, December 12, 2012      6 comments

There is a motivator and then there is Ernestine Shepherd. You may have heard of her already. I just did. She is an amazing weight lifter and she is 75 years old. This woman started from couch potato in her 50's to holding world records for ... Read more
One Way We Down Stress For The Holidays
Monday, December 10, 2012      0 comments

Stress can be a trigger for me to eat mindlessly, so how do I "down stress" for the holidays? Down size is a term so I am using down stress the same way! I have 5 adult children, 4 of them have spouses, and I have 7 grandchildren. The last th... Read more
No Excuses Just Daily Recommitment
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      5 comments

I get tired of hearing myself make excuses and whining about this or that, soooo none of this or that! I am going to have such an awesome rest of the year. When the New Year rings in, mine will be lighter physically and emotionally, as I work ... Read more
Thoughts About A Giving Brother
Monday, November 19, 2012      9 comments

This picture is of him helping at my sisters Halloween store. He did it to help and didn't take pay. My oldest brother is such an inspiration to me. He doesn't attend ... Read more

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