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The Myth of Being Good
Thursday, January 29, 2015      0 comments

So I went out with friends to a rib place for lunch. I must have sat there for 10, even 15 minutes, agonizing over what I should order. I'm supposed to be limiting my overall carb consumption at any one meal. But oooooh those nachos look good. T... Read more
Chocolate Makes It Better
Thursday, December 25, 2014      3 comments

it's time for another change. Maybe it won't be seen in lasting weight loss or in a smaller number on my clothes tag. But hopefully, it will be a change in my relationships. Quite frankly, I'm sick of being associated with chocolate. ... Read more
The Scale is Not an Indicator of Success
Sunday, December 29, 2013      1 comments

So as I start day 4 of the 42 day fit challenge, it would be easy to get discouraged. After day 1 my weight dropped 2 pounds. Woo Hoo! But as of today I have gained 3 pounds. AAAAAAHHHH!!!! So I remind myself. The scale is for me to be hone... Read more
A righteous man will fall seven times…or in other words…Starting again
Thursday, December 26, 2013      1 comments

I'm not a big fan of journeys. I am always looking forward to the destination. I talk of taking a road trip that leaves time to meander, to stop and see the sights, to pull over at those road side signs. But, let's face it, that kind of trip is ... Read more
2-19-2011 Weigh-In #4
Saturday, February 19, 2011      1 comments

Today, I weighed in at 241.2#. I reached the goal I had set for myself on week 1. So, I will rejoice because the scale is inching downward. But the real victory is that the pounds of oppression, depression, fear, turmoil, shame and so much m... Read more
Weigh-In Week #3
Sunday, February 13, 2011      1 comments

Fasting is a sacrifice. I give up food. I give up control over my weight loss. I give up sitting with my kids at lunch. I don't know how fasting and prayer works. I just know it works. And I try not to ponder all the rhetorical, argumentative ... Read more
The Return of My ArchEnemy...
Wednesday, February 09, 2011      2 comments

Last night, I had a dream. I'm driving down the road. It's supposed to be a familiar road between my town and the town up north, but it's all foggy and hazy. Suddenly, I am missing the way the road turns. Up ahead there is just a craggy bank of ... Read more
Weigh-In Week #2
Saturday, February 05, 2011      1 comments

Boo Hoo. I didn't lose my two pounds this week. Well I did, on thursday but they came back to visit today. I'm disappointed but I'm not bummed. Because I have other successes. I have been keeping track of my weight weekly since October and I fin... Read more
Getting a Start on 2011
Saturday, January 29, 2011      2 comments

So, it's the end of January and I have reached my monthly goal-- 244#. But I know I have been flagging this past week and letting opportunities go by. My goal this week is to be 242 on weigh-in day. Two pounds doesn't seem like such a big thing,... Read more