My name is Brenda...and I'm addicted to food.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 13 comments
Please know that I mean no disrespect to my sparkfriends involved in 12 step programs...I admire you for your strength and courage. As a sibling, daughter, and granddaughter of alcoholics, I know all too well the power of an addiction. I ... Read more
Fitbits and Brothers and Sisters, Oh MY!
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 19 comments
I am the oldest child of four. I like calling myself a child because in 2014 I will be 50 (just got my notice to subscribe to AARP!) My siblings and I are, and always have been close. They are my best friends and I am happiest when we are all to... Read more
The Red Sox, the Patriots, and ME!
Sunday, September 22, 2013 6 comments
Just a couple of notes before the blog: 1. I am not an athlete...in fact if a ball comes anywhere near me, I duck and might even squeal! 2. I am not bashing any team--if you love the Yankees or the Cowboys--Good for you! I celebrate any fan ... Read more
Words of Wisdom that mean nothing...until they mean something
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 16 comments
Like..."They grow up so fast!" I just barely listened when people said that to me repeatedly. But today...How can my daughter be 8 years old when I just gave birth to her last week???? Or "An apple a day, keeps the doctor away"--meant noth... Read more
I just really don't have a choice...
Sunday, August 04, 2013 15 comments
I need to find my healthy self. She went away in December, replaced by some lazy food addict. I let her take over and bury the healthy me...the healthy me that I found here, with all this support, encouragement and motivation. I was so taken ove... Read more
I am thankful...
Monday, November 26, 2012 4 comments
...to Menia, who asked me oh so many weeks ago, "Are you going to do the Biggest Loser Challenge?" I had no idea what that was--I mean other than Bob and Jillian killing people on TV...Thanks Menia for getting me to the place I needed to be. ... Read more
There will be highs....(sigh!) and there will be lows!
Sunday, October 28, 2012 11 comments
It's not like me to start with the low....but my streak is over and I am so sad!!! I was on a roll--drinking 8 glasses of water every day, exercising 6/7 days a week, log... Read more
Half way/Mid-Round/Goals Check in for BLC
Sunday, October 21, 2012 8 comments
So I made my original goals as the challenge began: Here they are www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=5061289 I'm not so good at adding links...so if I did it incorrectly, it's just my g... Read more
BLC 20 Weekly meal plan
Monday, October 01, 2012 8 comments
I imagine this will be a booooooring blog to those who are not participants...but my task is to put into writing what I will eat this week and my plan to stick to these meals...Mine is rather humdrum...but I've looked through a couple of others ... Read more
Good Day, Sunshine...
Saturday, September 29, 2012 9 comments
It hit me today. It's gray outside, cold rainy dreary...but for me it is a GOOD DAY, SUNSHINE! Here's what hit me...I just realized that it isn't about the number on the scale anymore. I was asked how much weight I'd lost by a friend I hadn't se... Read more
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