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Friday, June 16, 2017      1 comments

I keep rewriting my goals. Trying to determine what they are. I came to the conclusion that I was being too lofty. I needed to address my basic desire. # 1 I want to live - and that is in question #2 I want to enjoy life- that means being... Read more
Reality - heart disease
Monday, February 06, 2017      6 comments

I had a heart attack in September and now I was hospitalized for articular fibrillation. I have to face up to the fact that my body needs help from me if I want to survive. Every decision I make has consequences in the future, but I just want ... Read more
Friday, January 13, 2017      2 comments

I have spent my adult life as a teacher. I gave more to my classroom than I did to my family. My family survived the neglect and are doing fine. Now that I am retired I feel guilty about my easy, drifting life. I want to continue to be invol... Read more
Ashamed of myself
Tuesday, January 10, 2017      7 comments

I had a temper tantrum yesterday. Here on the site because I am feeling very alone at the moment. I am sorry to have taken out my frustration here.... Read more
Looking Back
Monday, January 09, 2017      0 comments

A year ago I wrote a blog about loss. I am writing again about that same subject. My cousin died. She was my last contemporary in my family. My brother is still alive. He is 10 years old than I am. All other cousins, aunts, uncles, in-law ... Read more
Dealing with loss
Sunday, June 19, 2016      8 comments

I feel so alone. In the last few years, I have lost so many family members. My parents are gone, My aunts and uncles are gone. My grandparents are gone. My husband, his brother, his brother's wife are all gone. All that is left of my genera... Read more
A new Month
Sunday, January 31, 2016      4 comments

I want to start each new month with as much enthusiasm as I did the new year. Today is the end of a cycle and tomorrow is a new beginning. goals for the month - I will not eat in the car, no snacks, no drive through realize that I have a ... Read more
Random thoughts
Friday, January 29, 2016      4 comments

I can do this. It is time to engage in a little positive thinking. I will envision myself 25 pounds thinner, with better blood sugar levels and greater physical capabilities. I will see success. When the basketball team wins the game it is ... Read more
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Sunday, August 23, 2015      96 comments

It has been a long time since I have entered a blog. First I want to thank all of my Spark friends for their continued support. You have helped me in so many ways, keeping me going when I was ready to give up. Body shaming - I was recently o... Read more
A new Year
Thursday, January 01, 2015      3 comments

Yes I am making Resolutions. I am focused on making them doable and healthy. # 1. Move more, get up walk around the living room, make it a habit #2 Practice portion control - measure fats, proteins and starches #3 Do strength tra... Read more
Wednesday, November 26, 2014      3 comments

My main concern is no longer weight loss, it is blood sugar control. When I focus on weight loss I feel as if I have suggestions for success not rules for success. When I am focused on blood sugar control I have RULES for success. I am eating... Read more
Who am I
Friday, November 21, 2014      2 comments

I am a retired teacher I am a mother I am a grandmother I am a human being with wants, desires and needs. I am a person beyond my relationships with others. I am an individual. I am unique and sometimes I am lonely in that uniqueness a... Read more
I am still here
Wednesday, November 19, 2014      4 comments

I spent a month battling my own demons. Everyday I came to Sparkpeople. Sometimes I did not do anything but read what others had written. I had many excuses, my computer had a virus, my tracker did not work because my computer had a vir... Read more
What a difference a night's sleep makes
Saturday, October 04, 2014      4 comments

I had been going to bed between midnight and 1. I wake between 5 and 6 every morning. So I was grumpy, eating the wrong things, not exercising, and in a bad place. Last night lights were out by 10. I got a good night's sleep and actuall... Read more
Friday, October 03, 2014      7 comments

I am still here, so obviously I have some motivation, but it does not feel like it. I am still logging my food so I have some motivation. I am still going to water aerobics so something is still there. I seem to have lost my focus. I do ... Read more

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