IMANI4000's Blogs

It is a new day
Wednesday, April 22, 2009      3 comments

I look at the last few days gone by. The stress level. How I let my circumstances control my reactions. This should not be. It seems to me that if I know the Lord, that He and I should be the ones calling the shots, not the circumstances... Read more
shock and awe(ful) weigh-in...
Wednesday, April 15, 2009      3 comments

Stepped on the scale this was gruesome. I knew I was walking into enemy territory when I decided to weigh myself, and I knew it wasn't going to be pretty. I made the decision to go in, alone. I steeled myself, keeping my brea... Read more clue....
Tuesday, April 14, 2009      1 comments

I have been struggling with eating. LOL OK, isn't that why all of us are here? I thought after I lost weight and hit a goal, I would have things turned around, but it seems that the old demons of eating for emotional/boredom reasons have ... Read more
a gray shouldn't be a big deal... but AN EYEBROW HAIR!!???!
Wednesday, April 08, 2009      4 comments

#*&$^(*@#&$^ Is all I wanted to say this morning when I plucked an eyebrow hair and *gasping, stepping away from the mirror* it was a GRAY eyebrow first. I know it has been a stressful week, but really, this is uncalled for. N... Read more
Gearing up or hunkering down....
Saturday, April 04, 2009      3 comments

Winter seems to be making it's (hopefully) last stand for the year. It seems it always swoops in to tell us that it knows that we know that it will be back.... Much like the terminator. I bought some oreo cookies so I could make an Easter... Read more
Fell off the wagon, rolled down the hill and into the river, then the wagon fell on top of me.
Wednesday, April 01, 2009      5 comments

Well, to say that I fell off the wagon is the understatement of the century. Kind of like saying the auto industry is worried. uh, yea. Well, I won't get into the sordid details of my life, but suffice it to say that I have been IN A MOOD... Read more
Sunday, March 22, 2009      3 comments

Well it has been a few days -- I ended up making a mad trip up to Mitchelle because my sister broke her arm. The same day, her MIL (93) fell and broke her hip & elbow. So BIL was busy with his mom while my mom and I were busy with DS, transpor... Read more
Made it through the week of hormones
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      2 comments

You know, I will some day embrace the challenge of hormones, but for now I just want to whine. ha! I really have such unrelenting cravings it is unbelievable. I just cleared my house out of all snacks and suffered through. I have no idea if ... Read more
a sneak peak
Saturday, March 07, 2009      1 comments

I just HAD to check my weight before tomorrow (weigh-in day). And WHO KNEW! I am actually 1/2 a pound lower than I was this time last month. (This is a major deal for me, as I was SURE that I had an overall weight gain in the last month.) ... Read more
A new day
Friday, March 06, 2009      2 comments

Well, a difference a day can make. I am so glad that you can turn around your attitude. yea. I am so glad that we always get a new day. That's all I can say. It's a new day. Thank you God. :}... Read more
tactical errors
Thursday, March 05, 2009      0 comments

Well, I promise that I will never have such a bad attitude about a month again. I was so grumpy about February, that I really did reap what I sowed. I sowed crabbiness. I reaped -- gaining back a couple of pounds, I sowed a bad at... Read more
New month, new goal
Sunday, March 01, 2009      2 comments

Last month was so.... well.... not good. LOL I think winter took all motivation, any good attitude and all healthy thoughts out of me. This month, I have a sinus infection under control, I believe winter will end with all my heart, an... Read more
Back home... sigh.. time to clean house.... I mean, the "me" house.
Saturday, February 28, 2009      1 comments

I got back from Iowa yesterday after hanging out with my friend (who had gastric bypass surgery). I am SO GLAD to be back. What is it about being in your own home? You can find things, you have your routine, you can get to the gym, etc., ... Read more
In Iowa somewhere hanging out with gastric bypass.
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      3 comments

I am currently east of Des Moines hanging out with a friend. She has a major weight problem and has struggled with it as long as I have known her. She has tried to lose, but due to health issues and meds, she has been declared clinically somet... Read more
Taking off for a couple of days
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      1 comments

I am going out of town for a couple of days on personal business and am planning my food in advance. I have a bunch of fruit to bring along, and carrots. yum! Also, I'm bringing some sandwich type food so I don't spend tons of money at restau... Read more

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