JSTAR87's Blogs

Still Here
Wednesday, June 18, 2008      2 comments

Just thought I'd blog that I'm still here and still maintaining. I have gotten my eating back under control - somewhat. It's better, but not great. However, with so many things going on in my life right now (buying a house, DD graduating high ... Read more
Uncontrolled emotional eating
Monday, April 21, 2008      6 comments

The article below helps to diagnose my problems, but I need to learn to gain control. Yesterday I was completely out of control. Early in the day I caught myself snacking out of boredom. Then, in late afternoon, I snacked again to procrastinat... Read more
Re-starting motivation
Friday, March 07, 2008      0 comments

Fianlly, I may be able to talk myself into getting back on track and may actually be at my goal weight by my goal date (My anniversay-May 6). This new-found motivation is another weight loss challenge at work. Sorry to say, but it seems if I h... Read more
Really bad month
Wednesday, February 27, 2008      4 comments

I've had some ups and downs over the past year, but this month has been the worst yet. I had great intentions to get back on track since all the snacking from November on, and I did okay with the snacking, BUT I had a week of no exercise due to... Read more
End of Month GAIN?
Friday, February 01, 2008      2 comments

Many of you know that I lost the weight at a pretty steady rate for the past year and by my earlier blogs, you can see I started losing steam and falling into old boredom eating habits. Even as I will tell myself out loud that I shouldn't be e... Read more
STILL snacking
Monday, January 21, 2008      4 comments

I just can't seem to stop! I did so well for so long and now I find myself snacking out of boredom and just because the foods are there. My husband works second shift and my daughter works after school, so all evening, I'm home by myself. I ge... Read more
Promises to me
Thursday, January 10, 2008      2 comments

Finally, after falling into old habits since Thanksgiving on, it seems I may be getting myself back on track. I thought that after a year, my new habits would stick a little better than they did. It was soooo easy to fall into my old boredom e... Read more
New Years Resolution
Tuesday, January 01, 2008      2 comments

I did so well on SP for nearly a year, then BAM! since Thanksgiving, I have not lost anything and in the last 2 weeks I've actually gained. I know I went over my calorie range everyday AND didn't get to exercise much - although, I did manage to ... Read more
Let the Feast Begin!?
Friday, December 21, 2007      1 comments

Today "officially" kicks off a series of about 5 days of holiday feasting with the office luncheon. I plan to try to be good - probably not great, but better than I could be. In other words, I really could dig in and eat some of EVERYTHING, ... Read more
Weekly blog
Friday, December 14, 2007      1 comments

I decided to try to blog every Friday and update my progress. This week I lost my gain plus 1.4 more, so I am happy, especially after giving in to Russell Stover's assorted chocolates nearly everyday this week. I might actually hit my ... Read more
Bad week
Friday, December 07, 2007      1 comments

Well, I gained a pound this week and know why. I couldn't resist the sweets for some reason. All year that I have been on Spark, sweets have not been a big deal to pass up, but all of a sudden, it seems I can not resist the temptation. I have... Read more
I WON!!!
Friday, November 16, 2007      3 comments

As many of you know, I joined SP back in January after we started a weight loss competition at work. Well, the results are in and out of the whole North America company, I WON!!!! Thanks to all of you here at SP for your support. I could ... Read more