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Finally On My Way There
Friday, March 06, 2020      1 comments

Since January I have been on the OptaVia diet program and am almost at my goal weight. What I need to know is how many calories does a person take in to stay at 150 pounds. I also need to know the protein,carbohydrates and fats that I should be ... Read more
Health Issues
Thursday, June 20, 2019      4 comments

I have been feeling tired and anxious lately and it has affected me mentally as I am Bipolar. I decided to get some bloodwork done for my thyroids, hormones, iron and vitamin D. They even took a few more tests such as sugar, cholesterol, and liv... Read more
One Goal at a Time
Tuesday, March 12, 2019      1 comments

My first unofficial goal was to loose 5 lbs. Now that I have my next official goal is to get out of the 70's region. I now weigh 172.8 down from 177 yea! Now I want to see at least two more lbs. go at least by the end of next month. My weight co... Read more
Staying with it No Matter What
Tuesday, February 12, 2019      3 comments

My results are not coming as fast as I would like but I have decided to stay with the program and its life's changes no matter what. I guess I want this too badly. I exercise Monday thru Friday at my gym, drink my water and watch and journal my ... Read more
Back on the Right Side of the Scale Again January 31st 2019
Thursday, January 31, 2019      1 comments

At Christmas time this past year, I weighted in at 180 lbs. I got down to 169 lbs. last year and plateaued for about 3 months. Soon I gave up and went back to not caring just before Christmas, thus the weight gain. My go to word this year is "de... Read more
Trying to get up again with an encouraging word from my minister and prayer
Sunday, January 06, 2019      1 comments

The minister from my church said that whatever I had to contend with last year that God was going to give it to me this year but to be careful that sometimes we fall down. He said I should get back up and keep forward and it will happen. My go... Read more
Battle of the Bulge
Thursday, January 03, 2019      6 comments

Here I am again, I have gained the weight I have lost and then some. I see my belly sticking out there and am very embarrassed. I know what to do but, I get angry and frustrated when I plateau and I stop sticking to the Spark Plan. I have been ... Read more
Up and Down
Tuesday, September 04, 2018      2 comments

Here I am back on a plateau. I get tired of water and must admit I drink coke at work. I am going to buy the zero calorie cool-aid to try to get off the coke. Sometimes I find myself eating at night; this is something I want to cut out. I do exe... Read more
On the Road Again
Tuesday, April 24, 2018      0 comments

I am happy to say that in the last 3 months I have lost 5 lbs. and 9.5 inches. I am back on the right side of the scale again and finally feel like there is hope for loosing the weight I need to loose. I am excited about staying with the program... Read more
Learning Patience
Friday, March 16, 2018      2 comments

I have been fighting the battle of the bulge since 2013. Medication has put weight on me and now it is hard to get it off. My psychiatrist said that the meds I am on now Latuda is not known to cause weight gain as a side effect. I was on Seroque... Read more
Tired and Depressed
Thursday, February 22, 2018      2 comments

I don't know why but I have been feeling tired and depressed. There are no major crisis going on in my life right now thank the Lord so I don't know what the deal is. I know I have not been eating the proper calories and drinking the proper wate... Read more
Baby Steps Leading to Small Victories
Wednesday, February 14, 2018      2 comments

I weighed myself at the gym today and found I had lost 5 1/2 lbs. I kept up with journaling my food, drinking my water, watching what I eat and exercising now I am back on the right side of the scale Yea!! The baby steps worked and I am now enco... Read more
Staying Committed
Thursday, February 08, 2018      4 comments

Around Christmas time I had given up on loosing weight. I even gained 12 pounds. Today I am finding that I want to start again and this time continue even though the road gets tough. I joined a gym, I am drinking my water, journaling my food, an... Read more
A Weekend to Learn from
Sunday, January 28, 2018      3 comments

My eating today was over goal range because I did not plan it. I did not realize that a medium coke was 400 or so calories and a whopper was 600 or so calories. I did not drink my water today. Grrr!! Just wasn't a good day for getting my goals d... Read more
Exercising After 6 Months Off
Wednesday, January 24, 2018      0 comments

I usually work out at home, but I decided to join a gym to keep exercises mixed up, to be held accountable for exercising (after all 6 months is too long to be without exercising). I went to the gym for the first time today after I ate my dinner... Read more

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