SJESS47's Blogs

My Rewards (For $1000 Shopping Spree Competition)
Friday, July 23, 2010      6 comments

As I stopped to think about a rewards blog, I thought of those things that used to be my idea of rewards, such as a manicure, pedicure, new clothes, or something I really wanted to buy. But I realized that my thoughts have changed and my mind is... Read more
Stomach Feels SO Much Better
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      2 comments

Day three of eating well. I had Carnation Instant Breakfast for breakfast. Then we went on an outing to a scrapbooking store and ended up at McDonalds. I picked out the Aungus burger with mushroom and swiss cheese and a Diet Coke. I was very hun... Read more
A Great Day
Monday, July 19, 2010      2 comments

Today was a great day, although it didn't start out that great. Got on the scale and I was back up to my original starting weight. But I really feel like something has changed in my psyche. I really want to lose the weight and I know I am going ... Read more
Seven Up Two Down
Friday, July 02, 2010      3 comments

While I'm ecstatic to lose 2 lbs, I gained 7 lbs not too long ago and had to reset my starting point. Two pans of brownies did the damage. Guess I'm back to eating more normally because the two pounds came off without me working at it. If only t... Read more
I Finally Get It
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      0 comments

I finally get that it is just a matter of math to lose weight. All you have to do is spend more calories than you take in. I think I have had some other emotional issues standing in the way of me seeing that clearly. I think those emotional issu... Read more
Eating Out & What I Learned
Friday, May 07, 2010      2 comments

Day Three Ate out today with the girls. I could have made a better choice for my meal. I chose the "special" which was chicken fried steak and potatoes and gravy with green beans. I scraped off most of the gravy and only ate half. I should ... Read more
Day 2 Let Down
Thursday, May 06, 2010      0 comments

Well, today is the day after. I was all excited yesterday with finding this website and setting up my sparkpage. Now the excitement is gone and it's time to realize what I have gotten myself into. :) I'm glad I have, it's just not as fun today.... Read more
First Day at
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      5 comments

I've just started here at I'm looking for help with losing weight and improving my fitness level. I have a chronic health condition which really complicates things for me. I have Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD) which has ... Read more