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My SP Christmas Carol 2017 (Part III)
Thursday, December 21, 2017      8 comments

So, I've seen the past...what brought me to 250 lbs. I've seen the present...where I am now with my SP journey...returning to SP for another successful weight loss journey. Am I ready to see the future? I think so. Okay, SP Spirit...bring it on!... Read more
My SP Christmas Carol 2017 (Part II)
Thursday, December 21, 2017      3 comments

So, quick recap of Part I...Cathy was reading blogs on her computer when her technology was taken over by the SP Spirit of Christmas past. She viewed the things from her past that brought her to a morbidly obese weight of 250 lbs. And the spirit... Read more
My SP Christmas Carol 2017 (Part I)
Thursday, December 21, 2017      4 comments

In the spirit of Christmas...I thought I'd rewrite my SP Christmas Carol. This is Part I. Note, it is long...do not feel obligated to read if you are pressed for time. This is more for me than for you...as I am sorting out my past and present an... Read more
Googled Back to SP!
Thursday, December 21, 2017      7 comments

I'm back and starting...way back at the beginning. My weight has been yo-yo-ing...up and up and up. Ugh! I googled "How I lost 100 pounds" and read an article on Reader's Digest...the writer talked about tracking her calories...on SparkPeople... Read more
Weekend "Off"...Not a Good Idea
Monday, July 31, 2017      13 comments

Well, I took the weekend "off" from blogging and tracking and eating in range. Now I have 4 pounds to re-lose. Ugh. So, that's a good lesson learned...don't take the weekends "off." Saturday, we went to Indiana and visited the Warm Glow ... Read more
Lovin' It Here!
Friday, July 28, 2017      12 comments

Another good day on plan, another fun lunch-hour of bowling, and new sleepwear! Good day! I'm still waiting for that little drop on the scale to put me into the 230's. I had a good workday and a good evening. We went out to eat with the ... Read more
Doing "Really Good"
Thursday, July 27, 2017      10 comments

Another good, on-plan day is under my belt...and another little drop on the scale. Today I was at 240.2....so close to hitting 240...and so close to getting out of the 240's...pushing on. I did not get to bowl during lunch yesterday. I wa... Read more
Lunch Bowl!
Wednesday, July 26, 2017      13 comments

I had another good day...ate in range...and saw a little drop on the scale this morning. Yay! I'm almost out of the 240's. Geez...how did I get back here? Oh well, it happened...stress eating...but now I've stopped and am feeling better and ... Read more
Taking a Little Break
Tuesday, July 25, 2017      11 comments

I had another good day with my eating. Today, the scale is down a little bit. Yay! I opted to work a half-day yesterday. That was nice. I spent the afternoon with the GD's and DD. We took my little GD to the doctor. She was breaking out i... Read more
Stress Breaks
Monday, July 24, 2017      9 comments

I had a good, on-plan day yesterday! Yay! I actually ended up maybe 100 calories under...but maybe not. The one place where we ate for lunch, I didn't have calorie counts for...so I guestimated based on another restaurant's food...and I think... Read more
Good Day with the Granddaughters!
Sunday, July 23, 2017      10 comments

Had another good day with my eating. Recording everything and ate in range. Today...a nice drop on the scale! Yay! That's encouraging. Yesterday, I went to my daughter's house a little early and we did some thrifting before she went t... Read more
Weekend Plans/Destressifying
Saturday, July 22, 2017      12 comments

I had an overeating day yesterday,..ugh. Stress and worry won out...and I ate. I'm reading a book called "destressifying." It explains about all the chemical reactions that take place in our body during times of distress and how the stress wi... Read more
Possibility Thinking
Friday, July 21, 2017      10 comments

I have one decent day under my belt. Yesterday, I tracked everything. I went over my calories by 20...so I consider it a win. The scale showed a small drop this morning and I feel a little better. I did drink some water yesterday...slowl... Read more
Back on the Road to Healthy and Happy
Thursday, July 20, 2017      20 comments

Today I begin again. I've regained ALL my weight. I've been stressed to the max. We are down a full-time person...and I'm picking up the slack. It'... Read more
Blue Suede Shoes!
Friday, February 17, 2017      26 comments

Completed another A+ day...ate in my new range, no binges or snack eating, and completed one hour of cardio. I just got done with the cardio and can feel it in my legs, shoulders, and back...definitely a workout. I guess the one good thing abo... Read more

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