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Wednesday, July 29, 2015      5 comments

Well, it's been about 6 days since I have started eating healthy again and I have not binged in the evening for that long. That is the longest I have EVER gone without a binge! It seems to be easier if I take this a day at a time and just be h... Read more
Sunday, July 26, 2015      2 comments

Exercise is not something I am very good at. I seem to have a million excuses of why I don't have the time. How do you all manage to fit exercise into your day and how did you start?... Read more
Tuesday, July 21, 2015      2 comments

I can sympathize with anyone who has any type of addiction or has an addictive personality. I never considered food an addiction until I began to educate myself about my daughter's eating disorder. Granted, she is on a different end of the spe... Read more
Living in the Moment
Monday, July 20, 2015      2 comments

I realized long ago that I fret about the past and worry about the future so much that I forget about what is going on in the present. I also understand that this lack of awareness is one of the reasons why I eat too much sometimes. I am not f... Read more
Good Morning, SparkPeeps!
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      1 comments

Hoping you are all having a beautiful day emoticon ! It's a lovely day here in Akron. Temps and humidity ... Read more
Back to ProteinLand
Friday, June 13, 2014      2 comments

Having a daughter who has anorexia, I am hypersensitive when faced with a new nutritional concept. I tend to research and consult the experts before trying anything new. Here is one I will pass along...... As I am an emotional binge-eate... Read more
Exercise and the Mind
Friday, June 06, 2014      5 comments

Endorphins are a beautiful thing! These are the little critters that start pumping through your blood vessels every time you exercise vigorously. I like to call them "brain candy". They lift your mood and give you a sense of well-being. Havi... Read more
Keeping it Real
Wednesday, May 14, 2014      6 comments

It just occurred to me this morning, that my food tracking was a little "off". In other words, I was not being completely honest with myself about all those additional bites and extra helpings that were sneaking into my mouth. I have been esti... Read more
An Imperfect Me.....Back Again!
Monday, May 12, 2014      4 comments

Hi all! Back to SparkPeople after a year long hiatus. I have been through this cycle before; making a new start, eventually being faced with some crisis in my life and then giving up on trying to have a healthy lifestyle, starting again...etc.... Read more
Something about me.......
Monday, July 29, 2013      1 comments

"Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. Get an easy three SparkPoints, and help your SparkFriends get to know you.” Where is my cell phone? On the dining table Spouse? At work :) Your hai... Read more
What's round on both ends and high in the middle?
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      4 comments

I remember this joke as a child. Never thought I would be living here though. Welcome to Ohio! I may have mentioned this before, but my HH lost his job in November and found the next one out of state. we both are...FINALLY! It h... Read more
Thank you!
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      4 comments

Thank you to everyone who expressed sympathy after my sister's passing. This has been a good week and a positive one.... Read more
A Sad Day
Friday, February 15, 2013      16 comments

On Tuesday morning this week, my sister passed away. She had thyroid cancer that had metastasized to her brain. She did not linger and the disease spread very quickly. It made me think about how I make excuses for doing things...I say that to... Read more
So True!
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      5 comments

I saw this posted at my physical therapy appointment this morning: What fits into your schedule better, 30 minutes of exercise a day or 24 hours of being dead?... Read more
New challenges
Monday, January 28, 2013      2 comments

After a brief trip out to Ohio to visit my DH, I began having pain in my left shoulder. Three days later, after not sleeping well at night because of pain, I visited the Dr. and was diagnosed with an impinged rotator cuff. I am taking ibuprofe... Read more

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