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School
Wednesday, March 12, 2014      0 comments

Today was my early day to get up because I teach an ESL class at a local school. I learn as much if not more from my class of moms. They come to class twice a week and are always prepared to learn. The risk embarrassment when learning to pronoun... Read more
ONEderland in 10 seconds flat!
Monday, March 10, 2014      12 comments

Today was weigh in day. I hadn't weighed in for 3 weeks. I was eating well and exercising and just didn't want to face a small loss. So when I got up this morning still bleary eyed from the time change this weekend. I stumbled to the scale. I wa... Read more
The scary scale
Monday, March 10, 2014      6 comments

Tomorrow I weigh. I haven't weighed in 3 weeks. I have been eating within my range and exercising a little so I should be doing just fine. Sometimes my fears about unpleasant news from the scale is larger than my desire to know the number. I am ... Read more
Struggles Overcome with Help
Sunday, March 09, 2014      3 comments

The choice is struggle for life or find ways to overcome the challenges of the journey. I lost 80 pounds and then regained because I was still struggling. I struggled with the inner negative voice that compelled me to compulsively overeat even a... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A consistent journey
Friday, March 07, 2014      23 comments

I don't expect to be consistent. Life will always be putting speed bumps in my path. When they happen sometimes it is hard and food happens. When I have a difficult time, I try to assess and figure out what is causing the problem. I want to be r... Read more
Having a BAD DAY?
Friday, March 07, 2014      0 comments

I had a great day but it's 11 PM and I need a blog to keep my streak going. So I apologize in advance but you are getting a repeat today. This is my go to for those bad days we all have. It always lifts me up and gives me Hope and courage. ... Read more
Great Dinner Out
Thursday, March 06, 2014      3 comments

We had a family celebration and had dinner out at the Cheesecake Factory. It was not my choice but I figured I could make it work. We sat down and were given 2 menus. The first menu is their regular menu with about 20 pages and lots of menu item... Read more
Feel Powerful
Tuesday, March 04, 2014      3 comments

Today, I feel all powerful and totally in control of my journey. I am in a good place in my head and am having great results. Having lost weight and regained in the past, I know that there are days ahead that will be difficult. So I need a pl... Read more
Determined
Sunday, March 02, 2014      2 comments

My journey continues. Today, I made a break through with fitness which is the weakest part of my journey. Several days ago, I went for a short walk with my family. They wanted to go further. I was tired but agreed to keep pushing. We rounded ... Read more
How Do You Create a Sustainable Journey?
Sunday, March 02, 2014      3 comments

I started this journey at the first of the year. I can proudly say that I have made good progress. My weight loss has been consistent. My greatest accomplishment has been in coming to understand the inner messages that drive my compulsive eatin... Read more
Onederland Scares Me
Thursday, February 20, 2014      7 comments

I have been doing great since I restarted this journey. I have been eating healthy, within my limits and tracking honestly. I have finally found a way to deal with compulsive eating urges and it is working! Yeah! I am mindful of my eating and mu... Read more
I'm NOT Crazy?
Tuesday, February 18, 2014      3 comments

How many False ideas have you heard about compulsive overeating. If you are fat, you must be mentally ill. Overeating is a coping mechanism. You overeat to "stuff down emotions." Your overeating is a symptom of a mental disorder. Yo... Read more
My head is ahead of my body
Monday, February 17, 2014      3 comments

I am in such a good place in my head. At the moment, I'm not struggling with my food at all. Somehow I feel my body should be much thinner to fit my new inner image. Hard to be patient. It will happen in time. At least this time, I know I am rea... Read more
Home Again
Friday, February 14, 2014      5 comments

Home from helping my DB and family. I am so grateful that he is feeling better. Can't fix all the problems but fixed the ones that love and caring can cure. The journey continues. It is in the 80's here and my asthma is flaring so no outdoor ... Read more
Bad News
Saturday, February 08, 2014      8 comments

Received really bad news about a family member today. Working hard to stay positive and turn it over to God. Doing all I can. My journey may take me out of town for a while but I'm taking the healthy lifestyle with me when I go. ... Read more

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