My SparkPage Photos
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      1 comments

Every time I log into my Spark Page, the first thing I see is a photo that was taken AFTER I had already lost 40 pounds. My thought is UGGH!! I better NEVER go back there!!! Everyday, I struggle to eat in a healthy manner. My addictions d... Read more
Another Day, another gain
Monday, January 03, 2011      0 comments

Not a big deal, half a pound. And I know I am retaining water. I broke down and ordered more of my hydrachlorathaizide. Which is a water pill I need to take because I have kidney issues. And haven't been taking because I ran out and couldn't ... Read more
All Calories are NOT created equal
Sunday, January 02, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday I attempted to go back to basics. I drank all my water. I kepy my calories under 1200. I took all my vitamins and meds. I planned on having a protein shake as a bedtime snack. However, I did not want to pull my blender out when th... Read more
Back to Basics
Saturday, January 01, 2011      0 comments

There is so much involved in starting over again. We went out to lunch as a family and Amanda asked everyone if/what our resolutions were. I told them that mine was to eat healthier with my protein shake, vitamins and prescriptions. Today... Read more
Monday, April 26, 2010      1 comments

I am so tired of being fat. But, I am more tired of giving the lip service and nothing more. I talk the talk and talk and talk and talk. But, I don't walk the walk. I don't walk at all -- or any other type of exercise that is required for op... Read more
Monday, April 05, 2010      0 comments

The Georgia Team I am a member in wanted us to talk about what is motivating us, but it was a small one line entry. I mentioned Daddy. Dad does motivate me for a lot of reasons. First, my Dad is 80 years old. And, he is healthy and strong. ... Read more
Thursday, January 21, 2010      1 comments

I came to some decisions. I am definitely NOT going to ask AA&T to move out, I certainly don't want them to. But when they do move out; and we know they will some day; if they move to Arizona, I will most likely be able to save enough money ov... Read more
Why can't I do what I need to?
Monday, January 18, 2010      8 comments

I set goals for 2010. I need to lose another 25-35 pounds and I need to exercise for my strength and health. I have osteoporosis and a lot of other health issues that exercising and eating right would improve even if I did not lose any weight.... Read more
Mouth hunger vs real hunger
Thursday, September 17, 2009      0 comments

About an hour and a half ago, Amanda fed me a really good dinner. She marinated chicken breast and fixed it on the grill and along with that I had half a baked potato and green beans. All in all, I would have to say it was a yummy, healthy and... Read more
Change of Plans
Tuesday, July 28, 2009      0 comments

OK, yesterday, I tried to follow my schedule and was SO HUNGRY all day and I actually gained weight. So, today, I will wait to eat until I am truly hungry. That way, I won't turn on my appestat early. Yesterday, I had part of a banana befo... Read more
Day 1
Monday, July 27, 2009      0 comments

I got up on schedule -- that was the only thing I did according to schedule. First, I decided to take the shower before going downstairs. That delayed the first protein shake by 1/2 hour. THen, before I could exercise, I had to clean the livin... Read more
Tomorrow is a new day
Sunday, July 26, 2009      0 comments

Well I sat down today and created a schedule for eating. I will eat every 3 hours. I will have 3 protein shakes; 1 upon waking, 1 mid-day and 1 at bad-time. Mid-morning, I will have a high fiber, high-vitamin cereal. My mid-afternoon snack w... Read more
The rules
Thursday, July 23, 2009      0 comments

I was going to call this entry 'Following the Rules' but I don't - follow them that is. I know the rules; I just don't follow them. Rule 1 - Protein - get 90 grams of protein a day, preferably through a protein shake. No more than 30 gram... Read more