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Wheat Belly...
6/23/2014 3:29:29 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So exactly 4 weeks ago I decided to go grain-free. I read a book called Wheat Belly to get me going. It didn't actually start out as a diet or weigh...  Read more


The Eeyore in Me Will Never Die!
11/19/2013 3:45:07 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I'm going a little bit crazy today. I can't really say why. I'd love to blame my TOM, but it's way too early for that. I'm in a very similar mental pl...  Read more


Progress, of sorts
11/17/2013 11:45:05 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Has it really been almost a month since I last wrote? Really? Well, okay, time really does fly regardless of whether one is having fun or not. Actuall...  Read more


I did it to myself, and that's what really hurts...
10/20/2013 11:38:23 AM,  16 COMMENTS

I've just skimmed over my last blog, written nearly a month ago, and I've realized that I really learned very little from my experiences. Shortly afte...  Read more


9/22/2013 2:40:19 PM,  7 COMMENTS

It has been so long since I last posted a blog here I almost don't know what to write. I feel a little bit overwhelmed. Not that a lot has happened, b...  Read more


Bought A New Tablet
9/8/2013 11:50:36 PM,  15 COMMENTS

Since I have been absent for a week or so, I have bought me a new tablet. I got it for $70 off of Amazon. I have a confession to make: I am an Amazon...  Read more


Re-Evaluating My Goals
8/11/2013 11:52:36 AM,  11 COMMENTS

First off, thank you to all who commented on my last blog, or who sent me goodies or other forms of encouragement. Your words gave me a lot to think a...  Read more


Emotions Lately
8/11/2013 5:10:35 AM,  20 COMMENTS

I have kind of slipped off the bandwagon, but still ended up losing 12 lbs :) The problem is that despite the weight loss I am eating all the...  Read more


No More Excuses
8/6/2013 1:11:11 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I have been such a whiny little girl lately. Enough is enough. I cannot continue down this path any longer. It is self-destructive in the extreme, and...  Read more


Weekend of Death
7/28/2013 11:55:32 AM,  15 COMMENTS

It is strange how the unexpected can occur at the most fitting of times. This past week has been a rough one, and has made me realize that I am not ne...  Read more


Bleakness and Despair
7/18/2013 1:42:55 PM,  14 COMMENTS

I'm an emotional wreck today. And I don't know what to do about it. Unfortunately it is because of things that are completely out of my control. I fee...  Read more


Back to Spark!
7/18/2013 2:34:22 AM,  2 COMMENTS

After so much activity, I was a member of the great 2008 Layoff. I've also been battling a chronic illness. However, I have it's been a blessing in di...  Read more


And I thought I had nothing to say...
7/14/2013 3:21:53 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Before lunch I had all these things I wanted to write about in a blog entry. Now that I'm back from lunch, during which I immersed myself in a tribute...  Read more


That Elusive 100 Pounds Lost Goal Finally Reached
7/7/2013 11:20:05 AM,  16 COMMENTS

My body is insane. My body has a mind of its own. My body is unpredictable and crazy and messed up. My body is flawed, and has been through so much, m...  Read more


The Many Shades of Sadness
7/4/2013 11:49:52 AM,  9 COMMENTS

My pet sadness is a strange beast, unpredictable in its visitations. I woke up this morning, feeling fine, in fairly good spirits, if a little tired....  Read more


Dreamy Weekends Fly By Too Quickly
7/2/2013 12:21:49 PM,  7 COMMENTS

So where did the weekend go? I feel like I was just here at work yesterday, with no three days of bliss in between. It's strange how being at work can...  Read more


Will Be 43 Tuesday
7/1/2013 6:06:51 AM,  28 COMMENTS

I cannot believe my birthday is here already. But it is and I will be 43. Someone told me the other day that I am still young. My mind agree but my bo...  Read more


Mindful Eating
6/28/2013 3:08:58 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I'm at work, but I really don't feel like working. Yes, there are things I could be doing, but I can't seem to focus. I don't usually work on Fridays,...  Read more


After Effects of a Food Free for All
6/25/2013 4:39:41 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Things are better today. My body is still recovering from the massive four night binge fest I put it through (when I binge, it tends to be mostly at n...  Read more


The Battle of the Binge
6/24/2013 3:07:18 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I'm writing this to hold myself accountable. I am writing this and sharing it with the world so that I can't hide and lie to myself and tell myself th...  Read more


One Year Sparkversary and 99 Pounds Gone!
6/20/2013 11:25:50 AM,  15 COMMENTS

I think that I'm one of those annoying people who focuses too much on dates. You know, like those couples who have an anniversary for the day they met...  Read more


6/18/2013 11:47:22 AM,  8 COMMENTS

One of my favourite writers in the universe is the marvellously talented Catherynne M. Valente: Her work...  Read more


6/16/2013 3:54:54 PM,  4 COMMENTS

My attitude towards weight loss has been rather mercurial over the past few weeks. I'm not sure if it has gotten healthier or if I have started to tre...  Read more


It Has Been A Few Days
6/14/2013 1:56:38 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Well, I have been to my doctor and I have not lost any weight, but the good news is I did not gain either. So I guess that is something positive. ...  Read more


So tired today
6/10/2013 2:57:40 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I literally have no energy today, I just want to go back to sleep. I really need a pick me up...  Read more


Starting all over
6/9/2013 8:47:07 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So I am back yet again, Going to try to stick to it this time. When I first started my weight loss journey I was 167lbs and managed to get down to 139...  Read more


One Year and Still Going Strong
6/2/2013 12:05:27 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I only had about four hours of sleep last night, so I don't know how coherent I'll be throughout the writing of this blog entry. Bear with me, if you...  Read more


A New Day
5/29/2013 3:56:29 AM,  17 COMMENTS

It is one in the morning my time. I tracked my food and exercise yesterday, and trying to track my water intake. Water is not my favorite drink, but I...  Read more


Doing Good
5/28/2013 6:05:12 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I need to start tracking my food in here. I keep forgetting to enter it. With that being said, I think I have done real well for the past few days. Of...  Read more


The Calm Before the Storm
5/28/2013 10:37:47 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Today is my favourite kind of day at work. It's rainy and grey outside, so there is a nice soft light in the library, nothing too harsh or glaring. I'...  Read more


My First Blog Entry :)
5/22/2013 4:08:24 PM,  37 COMMENTS

Okay, I do not think I have ever made a blog entry in any of the three times I signed back up for SP, so this is a first for me. I am working...  Read more


Hungry, Tired and Irritable :(
5/16/2013 1:01:56 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Work is dragging today. I have many tasks that I should be working towards accomplishing, but feel unable to do anything productive. Apart from helpin...  Read more


Alive and Kicking
5/8/2013 4:40:51 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I don't have much time to blog today, but it's been so gosh darn long that I felt I had to write something to remind myself that I'm still alive, I'm...  Read more


Stressed out these past few weeks.....I Need to exercise!
3/28/2013 3:01:39 PM,  3 COMMENTS

These past few weeks have been stressful. Too much going on. I need to hit the brakes hard with some intense exercise before I go straight off the e...  Read more


Spring Fever
3/24/2013 12:05:30 PM,  10 COMMENTS

There is something in the air today that is making me restless, and I'm blaming it on spring, for lack of anything better to blame it on. Even though...  Read more


On Optimism, and a Lack Thereof
3/11/2013 4:55:46 PM,  14 COMMENTS

I've always found it hard to be an optimist. I don't think I'll ever actually be one of those blessed (cursed?) individuals who tends to see the glass...  Read more


Vanquishing Vanishment
2/13/2013 4:15:15 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Well, it feels like it's been a really long time since I've posted anything here, but really it's only been about a month. Not too long, really, but s...  Read more


My Biggest NSV to Date
1/13/2013 10:11:18 AM,  21 COMMENTS

So this past week has been quite the whirlwind for me. I only had a one day weekend, and I have had so much to do in the way of pesky chores and erran...  Read more


80 Pounds Down, 23 to Go!
1/8/2013 4:55:09 PM,  18 COMMENTS

It's been over seven months that I've been trying to lose weight and live healthier overall, and I STILL haven't come much closer to understanding the...  Read more


First Blog of 2013 (and a "before" photo I found)
1/2/2013 10:52:46 AM,  16 COMMENTS

Well, here we are, in 2013. Unfortunately, the work did not end as so many people were expecting it to in December of 2012, so the show must go on. We...  Read more


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