Analyzing a Relapse and Other Brain-Associated Stuff
Sunday, January 13, 2019 5 comments
My best friend is also a compulsive overeater/food addict and she and I have joined forces to really try to figure out what the heck this disorder is all about. She was recently listening to a podcast that talked about our disorder being the sa... Read more
Day Two of On The Road - Success!
Tuesday, January 08, 2019 10 comments
Following my plan! Got up early and worked out. It nearly killed me! I kept thinking, "If only you hadn't stopped this wouldn't be so hard!" and "You used to do three times this much and barely broke a sweat!" That is, until God's voice in m... Read more
Ready to Hit the Road
Sunday, January 06, 2019 5 comments
So I went to OA tonight. Not what I expected. They were brand new and the "leader" apparently didn't know how to facilitate. She was really doing group therapy more than facilitating. BUT I was open minded and still got some great things out... Read more
The Little Things
Saturday, January 05, 2019 8 comments
Today is about getting back to basics, paying attention to the little things, and engaging my mind. Basics for me are doing my Sparkpoints daily, minimizing carbs, and exercising at least 30 minutes. The little things are things like parking far... Read more
Life After Hurricane Florence
Friday, January 04, 2019 7 comments
So I've been gone for a long time and much has happened. I lost my home in the Hurricane and we only recently were no longer homeless. Long story short, we ended up selling our old house instead of repairing it (because we didn't want to be in... Read more
Day Sixteen: Oops I Missed a Few!
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 4 comments
But that's what happens when you're on drugs. LOL. My dental procedure went great and all is well! I actually had to go back for some minor adjustments yesterday and wasn't scared at all! I go back in next week to get the permanent crowns pu... Read more
Day Thirteen: Not Relying on Luck!
Sunday, June 10, 2018 4 comments
Do a 5 pound weight loss it was pretty awesome considering at two in the morning I woke up and was in a minor binge mode. I don't know if it was a full-blown bins. I think I was legitimately hungry and I was having trouble sleeping. Problem is I... Read more
Day Twelve: Fairies not Elves!
Saturday, June 09, 2018 3 comments
I have long wanted to build a fairy garden in my backyard. Not the commercial ones where you buy all the pieces and set things out, but one created from pieces I've found in thrift stores, antique stores, etc. Well, Phase One of the fairy vill... Read more
Day Eleven: Shopping and Fun
Friday, June 08, 2018 3 comments
Today I went shopping at all my favorite thrift/antique stores. I got some more items for my fairy garden. I have collected lots of antique and other miniatures that I'm incorporating into different fairy things (fairy beach, fairy train stati... Read more
Day Ten: In It to Win!
Thursday, June 07, 2018 2 comments
Off work today. We had planned to go to the pool, but the weather man got that wrong and it's been cloudy all day. I was going to just rest, but then found myself rearranging my music room (again). Then I took apart one of my monitor speakers... Read more
Day Nine: Feeling Fine!
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 4 comments
Had a checkup at the doctor today. BP was 117/83 - bam! Weight was up a little since I had fallen off the wagon, but doc was pleased that I was already on the down swing with that. Liver function great - bam! Blood sugar great - bam! Thyro... Read more
Day Eight: Life Is Great
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 5 comments
Beautiful sunny day! Going to go grocery shopping for more healthy snacks. I need some "emergency almonds" for those times I want to crunch on something in the evening. I have found that if I eat a handful and wait, I feel full and no longer ... Read more
Day Seven: Yes, I said Seven!
Monday, June 04, 2018 4 comments
I made another WEEK. Yay, me! Today I started at the gym and that always sets the tone for my day. I ate well, got things done, and ended the evening with band rehearsal. BAND DRAMA- always. Why are we musicians such pains in the butts? A... Read more
Day Six: Exercise to the Rescue
Sunday, June 03, 2018 3 comments
This has been one of "those" days - the kind where you feel "funny" and you don't know why. I felt tired and depressed when I woke up and didn't want to do a thing. After sitting around until noon, I suddenly said, "I'm cutting the grass." I... Read more
Day Five: Feeling Fly!
Saturday, June 02, 2018 7 comments
Sorry, that song by Robin Schulz ("Sugar how you get so fly?) is on my mind because my band is learning it. LOL. But I'm feeling fly and holding to the course! Cleaned up the garage and got my gear set back up for my fitness today. Went to t... Read more
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