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More Scale FEAR!! 'Diet Girl' ready to run away!
Tuesday, October 16, 2018      1 comments

SO my scale is not telling me what I want to see. I even got a new scale because the weight seemed to go up and down. But in the end I am just not losing, by the scale at least. I've lost a bit in size. But my inner "Diet Girl' is too well con... Read more
Still afraid of the scale!!
Wednesday, October 03, 2018      6 comments

I have set my weight loss goals in 10 pound increments. This feels like something I can achieve, keeps fear about the total amount I need to lose at bay and just seemed like a good idea. The other day I was thought I was near the 1st ten p... Read more
Look it Up, Check it Out, Make A Plan - Good for me!
Sunday, September 30, 2018      2 comments

The other day I discovered that my 'background' mind was in the groove with my foreground, conscious intents and plans. I was invited to lunch at a favorite Asian-food restaurant and had already thought about my two favorite foods there, ... Read more
Getting in my Groove and The 2nd Attention
Monday, September 24, 2018      2 comments

I've lost 8 pounds and feel good about that and kind of 'settled'; getting in my groove. I decided to make my 'Goal' weight in 10 pound increments. I feel it keeps my attention sharp and of course, feels achievable. Marking these increments a... Read more
Inspiration! Weight Loss is 99% Mental
Wednesday, September 12, 2018      6 comments

I read an interesting article today by Stephen Ringo, who lost a lot of weight and chronicled it on YouTube to keep on keeping on. Today, this paragraph from the article really struck a note with me. "Weight loss is 99 percent mental, so ... Read more
Third Return to Spark! But I'm here.
Monday, September 10, 2018      2 comments

So once again I've gone through the cycle of stress eventually means 'Calming Carbs' and as I refuse to learn, but my body demonstrates to me each time, carbs add weight, enveloping and adding to my torso very quickly. So far, once I return to ... Read more
Wow! Now that's encouragement and support! Thanks SparkPeople
Tuesday, May 30, 2017      3 comments

I was just blown away today to find that my last post, "Good Diet Girl' was voted a featured blog post. I was feeling pretty desperate that day and reached out to Spark. But more so! I was really blown away by all the supportive and excellent ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Good 'Diet Girl' but what about the long haul?
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      15 comments

Sooo, in my first week on Spark I got all geared up. Yeppo, I printed my food journals, printed my weight and measurement chart, started a journal. Cleared the house of carb tempters, stocked up on protein snacks - all the useful, good things to... Read more
Starting over again
Monday, May 15, 2017      7 comments

So I ran from stress into, once again, the world of comforting carbs. Yes, that kind of food still eases my stress, being overwhelmed and so on and so. But I woke up today and said now, this day is the time to renew and begin again. I also we... Read more
I've been hiding
Friday, August 26, 2016      1 comments

As some of you know, my sister had a medical incident in March which left her with cognitive damage. She is steady improving but through all this, I have taken over managing many aspects of her financial and practical life. It's been intense a... Read more
What would you think about if you weren't worrying?
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      2 comments

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Things are recovering - me too
Sunday, April 03, 2016      3 comments

After almost a month in hospitals [my sister was eventually moved to a University hospital], she is now in a Rehab center where she will receive cognitive and physical therapy. They never discovered a concrete diagnosis but she had a type of un... Read more
Living Stressfully Again - my sister is very ill
Monday, March 14, 2016      1 comments

Last year June to December involved the illness of a dear Elder friend and involved a hospitalization, nursing home, assisted living and finally her passing. It was a difficulot time and my husband and I had had a lot of responsibilities as her ... Read more
Traveling - Off the Grid and Back Again
Wednesday, February 24, 2016      1 comments

I was fortunate to spend 6 weeks this winter in Florida and Savannah. emoticon Last year was a stressful one wit... Read more
Valentine!
Sunday, February 14, 2016      8 comments

In all our quests to grow, relearn, learn anew and change, most importantly, remember to... ... Read more

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