Something I haven't tried....Prayer
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      1 comments

OK, so we all know that the more weight we have to loose, the easier it is to drop it. emoticon When we get down ... Read more
When all else fails - eat crap
Friday, February 05, 2010      3 comments

Yes, my boss brought kolaches this morning. I was all set to say no. Then I walked past and it was all over. Mind over matter...hah who's kidding. I ate one and then a second. The fact that I'm sitting here eating a huge salad for luch only help... Read more
Inspiration better than FSFM
Thursday, February 04, 2010      0 comments

Hate that FSFM (feeling sorry for myself). Scale just won't budge. So yesterday I found an article on Oprah's website of an interview with folks practicing what is called a restricted calorie diet. They eat so cleanly...only fresh fruit & veggie... Read more
Learning to do better w/taking it easy
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      1 comments

I don't do well with statements like, "slow down", rest, and "take it easy". I've had an inflamed sciatic nerve. It HURTS! It hurts while I'm sitting (which I do all day). climbing stairs, yoga even iritates it. Cycling 10 miles on Sat. did NOT ... Read more
What is healthy weight for me?
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      2 comments

I'm 5'5", 58 years old, 140lb, active female. And while many would kill to weigh what I do, it still feels heavy for me. It's hard not to compare to TV and catalog models, etc. Every time I try to cut back on what I eat, I end up binging, eating... Read more
Which comes first happiness or thin?
Thursday, January 28, 2010      3 comments

We tend to think that I can/will be happy when...... fill in the blank. There's a certain high that occurs when we start any new eating/exercise plan. ... Read more
Feeling Happy Today
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      1 comments

I feel really happy and it has nothing to do with a scale, or food, or weight gain/loss. I have people who love me just the way I am. That alone does more for my health than any diet. I think that not eating sugar also affects my mood. I'm tryin... Read more
Two days No chocolate
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      4 comments

I feel really good. I got through yesterday afternoon without eating chocolate! I noticed that within a half hour after eating lunch, my addiction kicks in. For now, I'm simply toughing it out. That's what having a goal allows me to do. I must i... Read more
Is Chocolate Addicting?
Monday, January 25, 2010      1 comments

There's a really neat video on from a conference on healthy eating. It talks about why dairy and sugar ARE addicting. How they affect our brains. It gave me awareness of why I go chocolate trolling in the after... Read more
Excellent Dinner
Friday, January 22, 2010      0 comments

I made a lentil/sweet potatoe/collard stew last night. OMG it was yummy. Have left overs for lunch. Way better choice for dinner than I usually do. I made it in the pressure cooker. Lentils cook pretty easily. We're going out tonight to a friend... Read more
Leading a Spiritual Life
Thursday, January 21, 2010      0 comments

I am reading a book on leading a more spiritual life. I have always thought of myself as having an impersonal God...belonging to the church of the great outdoors. I am reading about a personal I can pray to, communicate with, etc. This... Read more
Job Interview Tomorrow & I'm eating!!
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      0 comments

I've been really wanting a different job for awhile. As I prep for this interview, I'm really's a managerial job and I've never managed anyone. It also has a lot of strict deadlines and I'm not so good at that before you... Read more
Thanks for your Input
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      0 comments

So nice to have folks visiting my blog. I like the idea of creating a streak. Today I am in pain w/my hip which makes me cranky. I will take on no further stress. It's hard enough to be at work. Usually exercising helps w/hip pain, but last nigh... Read more
Monday, January 11, 2010      2 comments

I feel like I'm swimming upstream as far as weight goes. The availablility of high fat/sugar/salf's always in my face. I have to be diligent every day...and some days, I'm not so good at it. I want it to make myself FEEL better and it... Read more
Kindness & Laughter
Monday, January 04, 2010      0 comments

My intention for 2010 is kindness & laughter. My approach to my eating will come from a place of gentleness and small changes. I gained 4 lb over the last week. I was in an environment that fed all my addictive eating behaviors and allowed littl... Read more

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