1,000-2,499 SparkPoints 1,220


Mercury in Retrograde
Thursday, February 21, 2013      0 comments

Tuesday I believe Mercury went into retrograde. Our family found out that my husband's position at the garden that was to start next week is most likely excised. Then we got a call that my job working on a renovation of a public building here on... Read more
Back to Routine
Sunday, February 17, 2013      2 comments

So I finally recovered from the flu and those shooting head pains that lingered for almost a week. I was eating less than 1000 calories everyday for about a week b/c I also had this weird lump in my throat, like when you are holding back tears, ... Read more
A Little Better
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      0 comments

So today I did not take Aleve and the shooting head pains have still lessened, now coming only every 15-20 minutes and usually not as intense either. So that's good, I am functioning much better, hoping to get back exercising tomorrow. But I am ... Read more
Why's it hurt???
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      3 comments

So I got a depo shot at the health dept Friday since my husband and i cannot afford to take chances right now. I found out the hard way that 'flu-like' symptoms are a fairly common side effect. I was in bed all weekend with chills, fever, aches,... Read more
Enjoying what I can't control
Friday, February 01, 2013      1 comments

So right now we are hard up financially. We both have jobs we just got but they start in the next couple weeks and then it will take 2 more to be paid. Also my husband is still not on our foodstamps even though he lost his job so we don't quite ... Read more
Jobs on the Horizon
Friday, January 25, 2013      1 comments

Things have been stressful here, but maybe looking good soon. Economics has definitely played a role in my food choices lately and brought more carbs in and less fruit/ veg than my ideal would be. And it has been so icy here my exercise has been... Read more
What a week
Saturday, January 19, 2013      1 comments

So my food tracker today is terrible. Had a banana for b/f, cheese and crackers for lunch and oreos for dinner. But sometimes it happens. The thing I love about tracking on spark is it makes me feel in control of my food even when I don't have a... Read more
Just keep swimming...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      0 comments

I have had a rough week so far. Discouraging news from potential employers, from the court system, from the news every night. Sometimes I get overwhelmed not just by the struggle of my family but by that of all my neighbors. By the immense suffe... Read more
Sunday, January 13, 2013      0 comments

So i fell off a little bit this week. I never went over my calories, one day sparkpeople in fact scolded me because i only ate like 500. While i know that is not good, i just feel good about not eating junk this week despite being very stressed ... Read more
Poverty and Health
Thursday, January 10, 2013      1 comments

The other night there were 6 police cars outside my house right around bedtime. I saw at least 5 police officers inside my neighbors house restraining the 14 year old boy who lives there. I was up til 4 am that night and my sleep has been of eve... Read more
My goals
Monday, January 07, 2013      2 comments

I could not get the goal tracker to list my measurements as I wanted so I thought I would just post them here and update as I go. I am starting at 225 lbs and want to get to 175. My starting measurements are bust: 44", waist 38" and hips 50". My... Read more