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23 Apr 19--Daily Challenge
Tuesday, April 23, 2019      3 comments

Today's challenge is encouragement to eat when truly hungry and stop when full. Although I admit I probably do fall short of this at times, I find if I do not eat where the food is at, put on my plate what I can eat, and don't return, then I ... Read more
199 Pounds and Holding--Addendum
Friday, March 29, 2019      7 comments

I am now 197.8. At 199, I took a good look at my face, arms, and legs, and I decided it was time to stop losing weight until the rest of me caught up at some. In other words, I needed to exercise more. I am now exercising, trying to stick to ... Read more
Spark Streak
Saturday, February 02, 2019      1 comments

After losing my streak in Nov, I have finally got 25 days in a row of logging and water. Today's Spark coach said to remove all the trigger foods to help resist overeating. I have done that. My husband and now my grandson wants treat, but I a... Read more
199 Pounds and Holding
Wednesday, January 30, 2019      0 comments

About two months ago I weighed in at 199 pounds. Today, my weight is 199 pounds, a fifty pound weight loss for me with 50 more to go. I was ecstatic, but I had lost a lot of weight in my face, and I could fly around the room if I wave my arms. ... Read more
The Long Haul
Monday, August 13, 2018      4 comments

For decades, I tried to diet--"flash in the pan dieting"-- is what I call it now. I wanted to lose weight the "easy" way. It took me a long time to realize there is NO easy way. I had to change before my weight could change. Finally, a... Read more
Clenching Your Teeth
Tuesday, August 07, 2018      2 comments

I went to the dentist and paid him $42 dollars to tell me nothing was wrong with my tooth. He told me I was clenching my teeth, and I should wear a night guard. Well, with this realization, I discovered he was wrong; I clench my teeth during ... Read more
Holding On
Sunday, July 22, 2018      2 comments

I started my Spark Coach program over a few weeks ago to reinforce what I had learned about staying on track. Today, Spark Guy talked about having a real goal in mind. I had heard this before, but today it struck home to me that I really hadn'... Read more
Moving On
Tuesday, June 19, 2018      3 comments

I passed the one year mark! I met my goal, and I am trying for year 2. Have I lost weight? Some. As much as I would like? No, but the point is the weight is not moving up or stuck. I measured today, and I am losing inches; that's the best th... Read more
Almost a Year (2)
Saturday, June 09, 2018      3 comments

I do not really like blogging, but that is another plus for committing to keeping up with this blog. I did much better yesterday. I closed all but all my rings on my Apple Watch; I don't know why it would not close, because I was on my feet... Read more
Almost a Year
Friday, June 08, 2018      2 comments

I have been steady for almost a year. I haven't lost a lot of weight, but I can tell that I have lost inches, which is really good. So why am I falling off the wagon a lot lately? I am going to spend some time looking at why I am overea... Read more
My Sugar Love Story
Friday, February 09, 2018      1 comments

I never at much sugar growing up; homemade fudge was a treat. Not the kind you make with chocolate chips, but cocoa, sugar & milk, beat until your arm is sore. It was so good. It wasn't until I was in my thirties that I began to love sugar--... Read more
Health Problems and Exercise
Friday, January 26, 2018      3 comments

Was going great guns, then I started feeling tired and listless. Went to dr. and my thyroid function was low. He changed my meds and I felt some better. I was still tired, so I went to my specialist, and my parathyroid function is low. Oh go... Read more
Wrestling the Scale
Tuesday, June 20, 2017      0 comments

I posted the blog below in June 2017. On 1 September 2017, I weighed and had gained 4 pounds, WHAT? emoticon ... Read more
One Day at a Time.
Sunday, November 20, 2016      1 comments

emoticon No blog today. I had poured out how I felt about losing and self-image. Accidently hit return, and prestso ... Read more
One Day at a Time.
Sunday, November 20, 2016      0 comments

emoticon I envision myself thin, but I am a fat person. Why? Because I do... Read more

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