LRBIRT's Blogs

Dusting myself off
Sunday, May 26, 2013      1 comments

What a long Winter it has been. I have gained back 10 lbs from my total loss. And it is a year from when I started on this website. I am discouraged. But I know I need to keep trying and to keep going. Here is to today being a day of recomm... Read more
Where is the (Self) Love?
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      2 comments

Here is the short list of what I am working on in my life: Managing my negative emotions Teaching my son how to manage his Helping my husband to manage his I... Read more
I think I have to let this out somewhere...
Saturday, September 15, 2012      8 comments

On September 13 - I had a miscarriage. I was about 8 weeks. I had the suspicion I was pregnant when I went on my trip and I thought about it again after I got back - but since I am never regular on my cycle - I wanted to wait it out a few more w... Read more
Today I didn't start over... I kept going.
Monday, September 03, 2012      1 comments

So I have been avoiding blogs and updates like the plague. For the past 2 weeks or so, I sign in to get my points for the day and then read some blogs/posts/articles and then log off. No tracking - food or exercise. I didn't bother tracking whil... Read more
How a Crackhead ruined my Walk...
Sunday, August 12, 2012      6 comments

I apologize if I offend anyone with the term crackhead.. It's offensive, even to me- but I don't know any other words for them... But when you run into one.. You know it. I was out on a Fantastic walk! It was overcast, damp and the air sme... Read more
More Vent - Less Substance
Friday, July 20, 2012      2 comments

I cannot seem to drink enough water - I hit my *Goal* of a meager 6 cups on day 1 of my streak...and not a single day after ;op I have been lax on the journaling too. ..and my housework for that matter. I hope that this isn't the beginning of a ... Read more
Serenity Now!
Monday, July 16, 2012      1 comments

This could be me today.. I don't like being negative and I don't know how to stop sometimes. I can't seem to let things go or keep my resolve to not let things bother me. ... Read more
What Day 55 Looks Like...
Sunday, July 15, 2012      1 comments

I had a rough time this last week staying in my calorie range. And I would be remiss in my duties as a female if I didn't rail at the fates and blame Mother Nature for her visit this week.. I will even go so far as to blame my lack of weight los... Read more
The Taboo of Exercising On Purpose
Friday, July 13, 2012      2 comments

It has been 53 days since I started using Spark. I am almost down 20 lbs and I am very proud of myself that I made this commitment to myself and to my family..and I think I am doing well for the effort that I am putting in. However, I don'... Read more
Do These Feelings Make Me Look Fat?
Thursday, July 12, 2012      4 comments

I often wonder how much my thoughts contribute to my weight. Not just the trap of confusing food with positive emotion.That is coping....but in the holding in of emotions and thoughts from early childhood. I feel like my mind stores these though... Read more
Remember the Girl Who Gave Up?
Sunday, July 01, 2012      3 comments

I love this poster. It has been a source of motivation for me this past week when every day seemed like a struggle. It isn't even so much about the exercise or ea... Read more
For all of my SparkBeauties ;o)
Saturday, June 23, 2012      3 comments

Thank you for all of the encouragement and support!... Read more
Haha -One of those days!
Thursday, June 21, 2012      8 comments

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Sunday Funny
Sunday, June 17, 2012      4 comments

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Not Crazy.. Just a little Unwell. Day 28
Sunday, June 17, 2012      1 comments

Yesterday was like a throw-back to 3 months ago. When I lived in Ohio, I barely left my house and I was so riddled with anxiety and panic attacks..I cried all of the time. I ate all of the time and I was just a very unhappy person. And my... Read more

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