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Just a number: Rewarding my action plan
Saturday, March 30, 2013      5 comments

Thinking of the things that can define us. It's ALL just a number. Weight BMI Height Telephone social security birthday age shoe size dress size waist hips thighs bust Numbers or bust I like the commerci... Read more
First Four Weeks of Commitment: Portrait of progress
Saturday, March 30, 2013      7 comments

It is four weeks since I kicked it back in gear. Rather than brow beat myself about what I didn't do, I am looking at what I did do, and the progress. 20 out of 30 days I did an official set of physical therapy exercises, and have reinsta... Read more
Just because
Friday, March 29, 2013      6 comments

I didn't write today, does not mean I did not think of you. It was a day of aching, but I did get my 10 minutes of fitness in this morning, actually 11 minutes. And I did walk nearly 2 miles at work. Now it is just time to take advantage of my... Read more
Thursday, March 28, 2013      5 comments

Is the quiet day. The gray day. The not so feeling great day. But that's ok Day. To be quiet to be laid back to rest and recouperate Because Tomorrow will be awesome!... Read more
Never Quit Pledge
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      5 comments

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to sto... Read more
Revisiting my Past: I am Michelangelo: A Renaissance
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday, I decided to look at a past blog entry that inspired me then, and still inspires me now... I am Michelangelo: a Renaissance Friday, May 28, 2010 I am a block of marble I am granite I am wax I am moldable I am cha... Read more
The binge that didn't happen: Overcoming the possibilities of emotional eating
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      12 comments

Today was emotional. Plain and simple. I won't get into details, but it was one of those days when one could definitely throw it all out the window and binge. The details of what don't matter. We all have those days that are overwhelming and ins... Read more
Saying No to Little Girl Scouts
Monday, March 25, 2013      18 comments

No, I did not say no when they came knocking at the door. Couldn't do that. I was a Girl Scout and depended on it to go camping. This year, I said yes and bought Girl Scout cookies. That was before I decided to quit wheat. I ordered them from th... Read more
Just One Tiny Number
Saturday, March 23, 2013      7 comments

And that number is ONE Amazing how those little things called numbers can get inside our head and wreck havoc. FINALLY - 1 POUND gone. 204 staring up at me this morning. O N E pound gone This is 1/12th of my 3 month goal to lose (at ... Read more
Aha moments and other non-caloric little tidbits
Thursday, March 21, 2013      15 comments

Thanks to all of you that shared good words with me yesterday. After all that, when I went to the doctor, despite the logging, and the fitness, my weight was more at the doctor's office than one month ago. ... Read more
Sifting through the feelings
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      12 comments

Yesterday, and even now, I find I am sifting through a wide variety of feelings. See, I decided to use my netbook webcam to capture what I look like trying to do Wii fit again for the second time since my surgeries. It was not a pretty sight, ... Read more
Tiptoe through the tulips, oops, I mean snow
Tuesday, March 19, 2013      8 comments

Yes folks. It is March 19 and we have snow. It even closed some schools. It doesn't look like much, and there is quite the underlayer of slush. Icky. Gray. I would prefer tulips, or daffodils, or even crocus. Sigh! I do see little white tip... Read more
The Sabotage of the Sneaky Scale
Monday, March 18, 2013      15 comments

This morning, I quietly got up, tip toed over in my nightie to the scale, and gently set my whole self on it feet first. I looked down. It looked like it was saying 200, in the dark, without my glasses. My dh was sleeping, I did not want to wake... Read more
Accentuating the Positives and Spark Coach
Sunday, March 17, 2013      8 comments

It would be so easy to dwell on the negatives: the half empty glass, instead of half full. I want to focus on positives right here and now. Drum roll please: I have reduced my salt intake since starting SP. Recently even more. I have cut o... Read more
Phooey to the Smoothie: Failure to Launch
Saturday, March 16, 2013      12 comments

Alright I tried. I really did, but everything was against me today. If I made it a photo blog, it would be ugly. I read part of the SparkPeople Cookbook on Amazon in the preview, and found a smoothie recipe to try. Since I am avoiding w... Read more

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