Exercises For When You Think You Can't
Yep, I'm disabled but I still exercise. I have degenerative joint disease, fibromyalgia, disks in my back that have herniated, slipped and are bulging, pinched nerve bundles, slipped neck disks, arthritis and knees that need replaced and yes, I ... Read more
Sugar? Gluten? Low Carb? Low Fat? What Do I Eat?
Okay, I subscribe to what I call the ADDITION DIET. I add things in, not take them away. Taking away leads to deprivation. Truthfully, Paleo, low carb, gluten free, sugar free... all of you can do this.
Find healthy new fresh fruits a... Read more
People Call Me Fat In Public
But I've lost over 200 pounds! It took me 10 years and going from bed ridden to walking. I bet they never had the challenges I faced and face ever day with my disabilities... yet they just call me fat sometimes. I hate it. I used to try to t... Read more
More of the Long Lost ~Indyisms
If you got a traffic ticket, would you break every traffic law the rest of the day? Then why would you toss the whole day over a slice of pizza? (spoken by me first at the 20... Read more
A few of the Long Lost ~Indyisms
Don't take water pills to lose weight because you can't pee out a pizza.
Don't put your thoughts into what might have been. Put your energy into what is possible.
Never treat your body like a garbage disposal for leftovers.
Don't... Read more
Getting Back in the Game
It starts with baby steps, not with magic or a strike of motivation or stars aligning just right.
You simply have to want it bad enough and make plans to get there.
Surrounding myself with the positive influences here on Spark and not bei... Read more
Food Coma- Emotional Eating
Ah, the Food Coma! How I long for you! I realized while writing a friend that that was exactly what I've been wanting, a good old fashioned food coma. So I've been grazing here and there for months with emotional eating. The trick to emotion... Read more
Still on my journey to lose that last 50 pounds and revving up! It's starting to come off after a 2 freaking year plateau. I think I was spinning my wheels in the wrong direction. I plateaued after my first 100 pounds for a year and then had ... Read more
Having a fairly good day today, save wanting to eat everything in sight! Or out of sight for that matter. (nibbles on the computer, but decides it's just too hard.)
Yes, I still have these days. They remind me to keep crunching down th... Read more
A Binge and Then?
Friends of mine binge and ask me what I do. I often give the same answer. Here is a latest reply:
You're still punishing yourself. Still off the wagon. Think of it this way... If you got a flat tire, you wouldn't run around the car in a f... Read more
It's all in your head...
Your mind is behind your success- Believe and achieve! Usually it's the thought that we can't do it, that stops us.
When those thoughts occur to me, I push them out of my head fast.
I refocus on my goals- I make small short term goals.
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Balance Your Lifestyle- Don't So Hard You Quit
It is hard to eat whole foods all of the time, especially if you aren't home. I find myself compromising outside of my house and sometimes in my house because it is so difficult to convert. It's a process though. I suspect I will never be an ... Read more
Lifestyle Change for Health and Christianity
If you are easily upset by the term Christian, read no further.
God is essential. You will find that when you look to Him to be better instead of perfect, you get much farther down the path. It is much like becoming Christian to become heal... Read more
Tell Them Yes
ďAll your life you are told the things you cannot do. All your life they will say youíre not good enough or strong enough or talented enough; they will say youíre the wrong height or the wrong weight or the wrong type to play this or be this or... Read more
To my husband, Chuck, and my chosen sisters Lori and Tina This is a little something for the lonely, grieving, depressed, stressed, and dieting out there who might be having a hard time getting through the holiday season. It isnít always a prett... Read more
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