ARISHAY62's Blogs

feeling alone
Saturday, September 26, 2009      2 comments

When I successfully lost weight in 2002 I was surrounded by support. I was part of an online weight loss community. I had people at work cheering me on. I had my friends and my sister. My kids. I feel alone this time. I guess having su... Read more
the food monster
Thursday, September 24, 2009      0 comments

I have given food more importance that it deserves. I use it for way more than fuel. It's an addiction - though I know I'm not addicted to food, just the emotional effects of overeating, or eating certain items. I was in a program called Ho... Read more
An Item for the "How Come I Can't Learn?" Column
Monday, May 25, 2009      0 comments's 2:29 a.m. and I'm awake because I refluxed. I refluxed because: a) I'm overweight b) I ate when I wasn't hungry c) I overate with coffee, spicy food, and chocolate Every night I have to prop myself up before I go t... Read more
Sunday, May 17, 2009      0 comments in Why don't I eat what I'm supposed to? Why don't I exercise anymore? Why don't I clean my house like I used to? Why do I waste my time? I suppose some mental health expert would say I'm depressed. Anxiety is depression o... Read more
A New Week
Monday, May 04, 2009      1 comments

Well Friday I did exactly what I said - I had a salad with my THREE, count them THREE pieces of pizza and it was so nice to leave the restaurant and not feel stuffed. I did buy a French Silk pie from Baker's Square and had a piece of that, just... Read more
Things That Make Me Go Chow!!
Friday, May 01, 2009      1 comments

I've been doing good with not eating since Tuesday morning and the food hangover. But this afternoon the stress monster reared its ugly head. I got a call from Jack about 4:10 telling me Vince had been jumped on his way home from school. ... Read more
Morning Has Broken
Wednesday, April 29, 2009      0 comments

...and with morning comes Jack and a box of a dozen donuts from Calumet Bakery - who have the BEST donuts but....I don't think so!! I'll let him and his pretend diabetic self eat them, I'll stick to my Aldi's answer to cheerios. I slowly f... Read more
Tired of Being Sick & Tired
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      2 comments

How many times have I said that? How many time over the last three years it's taken me to gain back ALL the weight I lost have I complained of how overeating made me feel? How many times did I go back and do it again? How many times did I rem... Read more
No Limits
Sunday, April 29, 2007      0 comments

"Limitations can either define us or give us a challenge to outwit." This is an inspiration I don't need help with. I know the sky is the limit in my life and constantly strive to reach it. This is a gift from my mother who instilled in m... Read more
This Little Light of Mine
Saturday, April 28, 2007      0 comments

"They know that when we invest energy in others, we get even more in return." I have to say, sharing my journey, helping others along with theirs, is something I've always done. I've seen such benefits of losing weight and I want to help o... Read more
Having Fun
Wednesday, April 25, 2007      0 comments

"There ain't much fun in medicine, but there's a heck of a lot of medicine in fun." I'm a joyful person - maybe to a fault. There are times I have to tell people I'm serious so they know not to laugh. I use humor to cover the inadequacies... Read more
My Silver
Tuesday, April 24, 2007      0 comments

"Take a second look at your goals. Are they building on the good already in your life? Are you taking full advantage of the strengths you already have?" I don't feel very strong. Physically I'm strong. Physically I can do more than most w... Read more
Learning to Shut Up
Monday, April 23, 2007      0 comments

"Many times, the best leaders can be among the quietest in the room. They know their time is well spent in hearing new perspectives, ideas, and thoughts. It's how they grow personally and build visions. " I read this and thought...what does... Read more