SROUS1340's Blogs

Friday, March 26, 2010      9 comments

No man or woman is an island. I've always been thankful for the supportive people in my life- friends of 30 years, my husband, daughter, co-workers, even bosses. A kind word has gotten me thru some tough times and it has always been a life pur... Read more
Good days, bad nites...
Thursday, March 25, 2010      4 comments

Just when I think I have this emotional eating thing under control, my 81 year old mom who has dementia called last nite. Her mind led her to believe that she was in a hotel in Texas-not the nursing home down the street in Ca-and that I was tak... Read more
I'm back...Updates
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      6 comments

So I am thinking that maybe I have embraced this as a lifestyle. I was away for the weekend, ate out 3 meals in 3 days, was surrounded by people eating chocolate constantly and stayed on my plan, within my food goals and exercised-walks down co... Read more
My worst bad habit continued...
Friday, March 19, 2010      5 comments

Thanks Sparkers for dropping by with encouragement about this. Brenda sent me a link about the subject. It actually has a name- parasomnia. The bad/good news is that it is a retraining road to recover-darn it, no pill to take, the good news ... Read more
My worst bad habit...
Thursday, March 18, 2010      10 comments

I have made so many changes, from baby steps to big steps in the past 7weeks. The monkey that is still on my back and the one I don't seem able to let go of is eating late at nite. This isn't watching TV munching, this is I'm in bed, as... Read more
51 days and 2000 fitness minutes...
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      1 comments

Today is my 51st day on SP. 52 days ago I was a couch potato. Really. Today I passed 2000 fitness minutes, 1900 of those minutes were spent walking. I have funky knees so high impact is difficult. I have a crummy shoulder so upper body... Read more
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      2 comments

So, I got pretty stressed out over the job question last nite and found myself eating, surprise...stress eating in action. After hearing lots of different thoughts on the subject, I went to bed knowing that I don't have to have an answer until ... Read more
Where the rubber hits the road...
Monday, March 15, 2010      3 comments

So I am back from the job interview which went pretty well. I didn't get a job offer but close, very close. I am at that place where the rubber hits the road. This could be the job of my dreams, working for a creative company that designs an... Read more
I knew things were improving for me when...
Saturday, March 13, 2010      6 comments

One of my favorite SP message boards is I knew things were improving for when... It's fun to see everyone's aha moment. One of my big aha monents the past couple of weeks as been how changed I feel in the world. It seemed cliche when I began... Read more
I'm inspired
Saturday, March 13, 2010      3 comments

It is a sunny beautiful day in Central Coastal California. Haven't checked the temp yet, but I will on my way out the door. I've just finished reading the daily blog on SP and I was truly inspired by the woman who has lost 100 lbs and kept if ... Read more
Workin for the weekend
Friday, March 12, 2010      4 comments

Hooray, it's almost here with all the joys and challenges. Food challenges loom large, entertaining, being entertained, making the right choice when everyone else wants Burger King. Plenty of exercise time tho, and yard work if it isn't rainin... Read more
Cream of Wheat
Thursday, March 11, 2010      5 comments

So after getting quite a bit of feedback that I should track before I eat, rather than eating, then tracking, I got all crazy on the menu planner and planned a whole week of menus, substituting what I didn't think I would eat or want to eat and ... Read more
So here's my latest thing
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      4 comments

After the revelations of yesterday and the eating analysis, I decided to try something different-it's really hard for me to sit down and plan a weeks worth of eating in advance. Here's the new plan. I am eating much more cals with my break... Read more
A cold hard look at the facts
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      9 comments

So I have decided that I am fine with losing 5lbs a month, don't have to get all the weight off in 60 days, lifestyle change and all that. My personal belief was that I was on my program 80% of the time . Last nite I took a close look at my nut... Read more
Walking at dawn
Monday, March 08, 2010      1 comments

Well I am finally doing the thing I have resisted all my life. Early am walks. Seeing the sun come up while I am moving and breathing and not rushing to get somewhere to start my day. It helps-a lot-that sunrise is now at a decent hour, betwe... Read more

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