And now to try to plan
Thursday, December 19, 2013      1 comments

Work on 5 fruits vegs a day no caffeine after noon Do herbal teas count for water? I know I'll drink those, so drink that instead of diet cola. No drinking in evening. I succeeded. Had an apple rather than frozen waffles for breakfa... Read more
I wish
Thursday, December 19, 2013      3 comments

I will try again. Dad died this past August, and I've put on a ton of weight. I haven't exercised, just eaten (mostly sweets) and drunk far too much alcohol, mostly in hopes of stopping the pain. Which has led to more- I'm fatter now, my ... Read more
Not sliding back is still progress, right?
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      0 comments

Over Christmas, and still ongoing, there's been a lot of stress. My dad fell and broke his sacrum, and is now in a rehab facility. He hates it and gets more depressed each day. My son had to go to the emergency room. It's ok now, though.... Read more
How are things better?
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      0 comments

Hmm. For Sparkcoach; The pants are a bit less tight. The breasts have shrunk(thank goodness!) and shirts fit better. Backslid badly over the past two days; my cousin killed himself on Sunday. All I wanted to do was eat and sleep. I only... Read more
Thursday, November 08, 2012      1 comments

I want to lose 10 lbs by 12/22. I will stretch and exercise 15 minutes a day 4 days a week. I will eat 3 servings of fruit and vegetables daily, 1 of them fresh. I will take 5 minutes a day to daydream.... Read more
Tuesday, November 06, 2012      0 comments

Well, as of today I've been steady for five weeks. Haven't been able to carve out much time to move, though I keep trying. This is hump time for me, I guess I've never been able to stick beyond 6-8 weeks. Crazy family stuff starts to happen, ... Read more
And now trying again
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      1 comments

Well, fell off for a good long time. Going to try some more.... Read more
A very bad week, looking hard for the positive
Sunday, January 15, 2012      6 comments

Did I say that this has been a bad week? I was praying for it to end by Wednesday. My youngest brother is a an adult with autism, disabled. He is also (as far as they can tell) has additional mental health issues. He lives with our parent... Read more
Well, well, well
Sunday, January 08, 2012      1 comments

Being tired from exercise (or it's just late) seems to help me with late night snacking. Last night, there were chips and cheese being made, but when I got the kids to bed the only thing I could think of was sleep. Which is good, because elsew... Read more
keep trying
Saturday, January 07, 2012      1 comments

Got sick this week, over ate, then was unhappy with myself so just sat for a day. Got back on track yesterday. It was a pause, not a stop, so it's all good. Pause happens.... Read more
harder than I thought
Monday, January 02, 2012      1 comments

It was hard to get out today; impossible yesterday. Kids and husband all but clinging to my ankles- barely was able to do the video for the 28 day challenge yesterday. I almost made it impossible today. During my little lull (kids taken c... Read more
dealing with anxiety
Friday, December 23, 2011      3 comments

I do like my routine; but this is the time of year when it's all tattered. Hosting Christmas eve, the boy wanting to bake cookies, friends coming over tonight, cleaning...and finding myself more and more anxious that I can't get out to walk or ... Read more
The goal
Thursday, December 22, 2011      3 comments

Well, my goal is because a younger brother of mine bet me that if I could get in shape by the time he gets back from Afghanistan, he would buy me one of those pretty copper pans. I like to cook, and I've coveted them for years. For him? He wa... Read more