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Back to the routine.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017      4 comments

I am back to sparkpeople. Life has happened and left me shaky. I have gained 14 lbs. too. I am literally eating myself to death. He knows that I know how to loose weight because I have done it before. But then life happens and I reach to food... Read more
Return to sparkpeople.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016      2 comments

I have been gone for a long time. I am a widow now and have really let myself go. It is time to go ahead and live my life.So, here I am.... Read more
What a wonderful world.
Monday, July 27, 2015      3 comments

My husband was driving on one of the back roads here in Arkansas. I noticed that my 8 year old granddaughter had the sweetest smile on her face. I told her she had a pretty smile and ask her what she was thinking about. She said, "I was just t... Read more
Looking Inward
Wednesday, July 22, 2015      1 comments

It was suggested that I look inward to find the reason that I eat when I am stressed out. I am not sure how to go about that. I am not a shrink, but I do believe the introspection is good for the soul. Still, I wonder if knowing why I eat whe... Read more
Stressed eating pity party
Sunday, July 19, 2015      2 comments

Eating when I am stressed in more than just an urge to eat. It is more like a ravenous primal reaction. Still, I have realized that there are different levels of stress that bring about different eating reactions with me. For example, When I ... Read more
Day 1 again
Tuesday, June 09, 2015      1 comments

I often find myself down in the dumps because I have fallen off of the weight loss wagon. It often takes me time to build up my courage to start again. I have to keep remembering that proper motivation is a state of mind. It is not something ... Read more
The Demon Inside
Friday, February 27, 2015      2 comments

My dad used to say that I was as strong as an ox. Well everyone knows what an ox looks like I and I began to think of myself as big as one. I always thought of myself as fat. I look back at my pictures in high school now and want to kick mysel... Read more
Back in the saddle AGAIN
Saturday, January 31, 2015      6 comments

My husband is home from the hospital again. Praise the Lord. The problem is that when I am at the hospital with him, it is murder to sit in those chairs all night and my foot I had surgery swells so much it is painful to walk on. I decided to... Read more
Ridin" High
Tuesday, January 13, 2015      1 comments

I went over the history of my weight and measurement reports today. I haven't lost all that much weight. Actually I lost thirty pounds and then gained back 13, but the thing that I am riding high about is that I have gone from 54 to 49 inches ... Read more
Its Time to Win
Monday, January 05, 2015      1 comments

After thinking for a while about my New Year's goal, I have decided that this year I am going to actually set a goal that I can win. I started with losing 52 pounds one pound a week. Then I worried, well, if I don't lose one pound a week then ... Read more
Terrific Thursday.
Thursday, December 18, 2014      0 comments

I have been getting the house ready for guests over the Christmas and New Year's Holidays. Also, I have been enjoying writing a short story recently. Writing helps to keep my hand off of the fork and on the keyboard. I'm having a little troub... Read more
Hurray!! 2 down
Monday, December 15, 2014      4 comments

I will celebrate even the smaller steps because if I add up enough of them, I will reach my goal. I lost two more pounds this week. In addition to that, Doc says I can start exercising my foot more which means I will be up and around pretty so... Read more
No walking? Ugh!
Thursday, December 11, 2014      0 comments

Doc says not to do weight bearing exercises, not even walking. I will miss that. I had done well in the past with walking. He says that I can use a stationary bike or an elliptical machine. I have to be careful with my foot and my knees. Ma... Read more
On my feet now
Friday, November 28, 2014      3 comments

I am finally on my feet again. I have been in the wheel chair since Sept. 11. I can walk, but I am still shaky. My muscles and tendons in the foot that I had surgery in have to get stronger. Unfortunately I gained 10 pounds during that time.... Read more
Homeless no more.
Thursday, June 26, 2014      6 comments

Since the tornado things have really been spinning (pun intended.) I am into my new house now and finally have internet access. The Lord has been so good to us. I am grateful to Him and the Church as well as to all my friends who have kept us... Read more

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