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Not My Mother
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      1 comments

My mother died in February 1983 and not a day goes by that I don't miss her, even after 30 years. She was not overweight, but she was a big smoker. She had bad eating habits, not the same as me, but different ones. And then she dropped dead ... Read more
A Different Perspective
Friday, January 18, 2013      2 comments

I believe that a lot of my weight issues have to do with being dumped. By someone I considered a best friend a long time ago. After my mother died, I gained some weight (about 20 pounds), and this friend finally told me that she really didn't ... Read more
AHA Moment Part 2
Friday, August 17, 2012      3 comments

After my post yesterday I felt so much better! I realized that I don't have to continue on this road, that I have it in me to change for me! I went home last night and had some wine, as usual, and realized I don't really enjoy it as much as I ... Read more
AHA Moment
Thursday, August 16, 2012      5 comments

As I read an entry on the Daily Spark this morning, I realized that I could have written most of it myself. I'm posting this here so I don't make her blog about me, but she made me think. I, too, thought that if you had reasons for being overw... Read more
Change of Plans
Thursday, August 09, 2012      1 comments

Earlier this week I made a doctor's appointment for tomorrow to talk about going on Phentermine. A friend is using it and has had some success. I thought it would give me a jump start. As soon as I made the appointment I felt uneasy and I jus... Read more
Wednesday, August 01, 2012      7 comments

Yesterday I had to disappoint my daughter who wanted me to do something which I don't feel able to do yet. I told her I wanted to wait until I was better able to do it so I could enjoy it more. She said something, I can't even remember what, t... Read more
Friday, July 27, 2012      2 comments

Today is day 4 without a Coke! This may not sound like a lot, but this time around, giving up Cokes has been harder than ever. I had a close call yesterday, but then thought that I would have to start counting all over again and I didn't want ... Read more
Endless Cycle
Friday, July 20, 2012      5 comments

I come into work early and spend the time on Spark, reading blogs, etc. I get so motivated and stay that way during the day. "When I get home, I'm getting started!" Then I get home, get dinner, and am ready to crash. The next morning, I'm no... Read more