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Improvements due to healthier habits
4/21/2014 7:43:18 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm drinking more water, which is always good. I'm working on getting to bed earlier. Late workdays aren't helping that much. Stress level is st...  Read more

MKCNEVRDULL

Our selfie-project
4/21/2014 3:36:26 AM,  7 COMMENTS

So we went on that "art tour" and added a little selfie project of our own, taking selfies outside the places we visited... although it was half art p...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

3 Good Things
4/20/2014 12:10:23 AM,  0 COMMENTS

1. I was able to meet with a friend and we did yardwork then went out for Pho. 2. Walking on cobblestone streets at night. 3. Talked to a friend o...  Read more

MKCNEVRDULL

Easter coming up
4/18/2014 2:31:45 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Daughter came for easter yesterday - we started with going to a serenity sermon with communion. I have not told my daughter that I go to AA so I wonde...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

Here we go...... again!
4/17/2014 9:45:51 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Before you get too excited, this was my photo from 2012! I was so excited. I had lost 38 lbs and worked 6 months PLUS to achieve that! I can...  Read more

RABROWN77

Biggest Supporter
4/17/2014 12:52:36 AM,  3 COMMENTS

That would be you Sparkpeople folks, Thanks....  Read more

MKCNEVRDULL

no fail workout food...
4/15/2014 8:38:56 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Uhhhh havent found a no fail food since that would indicate order and a set routine. both of which arent a reality right now. water is a good one....  Read more

MKCNEVRDULL

LET IT GO OR NOT
4/12/2014 11:38:39 AM,  18 COMMENTS

so happy we have this page,as some of you know me n the mr had lots of problems last year and i had a order for him to stay away,he broke it and now i...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

Floating and sleep
4/11/2014 1:18:00 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I rarely get around to write blogs nowadays – when I am finished with tracking and huddling and all the other things on spark it is time to go to work...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

ONE STEP AHEAD
4/8/2014 1:10:46 PM,  15 COMMENTS

I know it isn't about weight. This is embarrassing but also an accomplishment. I wasn't going to share, but I thought I should. In 2007, I stopped ove...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

OA AND ME
4/7/2014 10:31:19 AM,  12 COMMENTS

OA works as these pictures of my physical recovery illustrate. However, the true gift of recovery is not losing over 150 plus lbs, but silencing that...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

BACK TO BASICS
4/7/2014 6:29:57 AM,  15 COMMENTS

I'm slowly killing myself... avoiding everything. Especially Me... I've managed to set some goals to take care of me. Yous know the basic everyday liv...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

PRAYING 4 ME
4/1/2014 4:38:44 AM,  17 COMMENTS

Feel so so like I can't get anything accomplished . I know that with the overeaters anonymous program that they say you first have to admit your power...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

PROGRESS NOT PERFECTION
3/31/2014 2:09:07 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Still in major mouth pain n infection,must go back and go thru bones ground down and or removed and I have been trying to put it off but my blood suga...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

Broken bike and binders
3/29/2014 5:00:47 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Thursday afternoon the steering of my bike got loose and I almost drove in the ditch... since the repairer had been tampereing with it I phoned him an...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

I AM ME
3/26/2014 3:29:49 PM,  17 COMMENTS

Once again I have reached the point where standing up for myself in my wants, wishes, beliefs, is where I am at. I won't back down anymore to anyone....  Read more

WILDXANGELS

ONE DAY AT A TIME
3/26/2014 7:31:43 AM,  16 COMMENTS

I'm just starting out on my journey. For years, I've chosen food as my drug to numb pain & fear. I literally built a wall around me to protect myself...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

The ancestors...
3/26/2014 5:19:43 AM,  8 COMMENTS

As I decided to use the help of a therapeut to be able to handle the anxiety that arises when I try to change my behaviour patterns I got into studyin...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

a measure of fitness
3/25/2014 6:55:02 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I recently saw a definition of fitness: "flexibility, strength, endurance, balance". If your immediate thought was to feel bad and think that you don'...  Read more

CANNIE50

NEVER GIVE UP
3/24/2014 6:27:08 PM,  26 COMMENTS

I feel like such a failure. If I had the gas money I'd go to a meeting. If my laptop didn't shut down on me automatically I'd browse the oa site. I ha...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

TRY AGAIN
3/24/2014 9:15:53 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Am laying here awake and wanting to be honest about myself and ask for your opinion about why I don't take care of me any better daily. I know I've be...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

Poor Merlin
3/24/2014 3:03:52 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Fixed the bike for a lot of money and when weekend came it was finally time to get out with doggy. We both forgot that he has become a little chubby d...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

Wishes from the dying
3/22/2014 4:53:39 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Reading a post from a palliative nurse who had listened to the dyings last thoughts for many years. Her experience was that people regretted this: ...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

I AM NOT MY DISEASE
3/22/2014 1:23:24 AM,  22 COMMENTS

Am laying here in bed feeling grateful for all the wonderful friends I've met lately and also for the wonderful people in my daily life that bless me...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

Good Morning
3/21/2014 8:38:21 AM,  4 COMMENTS

67 Good morning everyone! Up since 4 am when my 5 month old puppy, Amy, woke me to go outside. Looking to tell everyone "Make today great."...  Read more

WAY2GOCAT

Long time no see
3/20/2014 8:09:52 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Itīs been a while since I wrote, I have not beern depressed or gone, I have just been occupied... or maybe it is this thing that I am trying to live b...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

Spring is Here
3/18/2014 10:46:47 AM,  6 COMMENTS

125 87 125 125 87 125 87 125 87 125 87 125 As soon as I feel better from my recent hospitalization, I'll be out there again walking gaini...  Read more

WAY2GOCAT

Make Your Day
3/17/2014 3:49:16 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Going to make this a super day because it's in my control to. Putting on my new shorts set and spending some time outside on this beautiful Spring da...  Read more

WAY2GOCAT

BLC25
3/17/2014 3:45:21 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Can anyone tell me when the new BLC starts? BLC23 was my last and I'd like to join again. Miss the focus and need to get back on track after reachin...  Read more

WAY2GOCAT

everything but the food
3/11/2014 7:26:51 PM,  18 COMMENTS

That is what I told my therapist that I wanted to talk about, when I saw her earlier today. I have been going to see this therapist for a couple of mo...  Read more

CANNIE50

JUST DO IT TODAY
3/11/2014 12:44:03 PM,  12 COMMENTS

I have been on way too many eating disorder pages where all I see is people posting about the problem & nothing about the solution. Post after post af...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

NOT TODAY
3/11/2014 5:33:28 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Did you ever have a awakening where a light came on in your head and your heart and you just new you were not being true to yourself and certain issue...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

4 yrs since last blog entry
3/9/2014 11:59:35 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Glad to be back on Sparkpeople. Disappointed Sparkpeople doesn't have a plant based food plan. There's been a lot of changes in my life in the last...  Read more

PATHUMPHRIES

Better Today!
3/3/2014 10:32:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

OMG, there are birds outside! The endless winter may, in fact, not be endless!! 87 Jon & I worked things out like we always do. I feel a...  Read more

PIPPIDY

Days Like This
2/28/2014 4:09:52 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I knew there were going to be rough days. Everyone has them, but in my early recovery, I no longer have alcohol to numb those uncomfortable emotions....  Read more

PIPPIDY

one bad week
2/27/2014 9:18:06 AM,  23 COMMENTS

So, sharing my most honest feelings! I had an incredibly rough week with some personal issues and unfortunately I turned to food instead of resorting...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

just for today
2/25/2014 1:33:45 PM,  21 COMMENTS

I felt really overwhelmed yesterday after the discussion my OA sponsor and I had about behaviors and food abstinence. Then I talked to my NA sponsor a...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

Trying again
2/24/2014 5:14:39 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am going to try again. This program does take time to enter, and it is not fast on my generic pad at home. I think that and general impatience has...  Read more

TALLJOEY56

Still no exercise for me...
2/24/2014 4:26:18 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm still sick today...so I'm going to concentrate on getting better by resting and drinking plenty of fluids. I still feel guilty about not working...  Read more

HEIDIODIE123

Anxietyweek
2/24/2014 2:51:43 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Not feeling good at all, I could ot understand why until I realised that it is deadline week again - the three days coming up when the business editio...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

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