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Thankful Yet?
Thursday, November 28, 2019      1 comments

I wrote a blog before this one today. I titled it "Having a Thankful Thanksgiving" and then proceeded to complain and speak regretfully of things and people I have lost. I don't think that's what our country's fathers meant by naming this day ... Read more
Let's Hear it for Lemons!
Friday, November 22, 2019      4 comments

I drink a lot. (that sounded bad....but I meant non-alcoholic beverages). But you know, sometimes water just doesn't do it for me. I have Sjogrens which is an autoimmune disease that gives you dry mouth,dry eyes, dry EVERYTHING. If I don't ... Read more
Wednesday, November 20, 2019      3 comments

I have lost a lot of weight in the past month. 9 lbs to be exact. I know it is not good to lose weight too fast, but this loss has not really been deliberate (although it is certainly welcome!). I have had NO appetite, and when I do eat, the f... Read more
Finding a Beachhead
Friday, November 15, 2019      4 comments

As I have lost some weight so far (about 30 lbs), I have been dismayed to see my flesh kind of just hanging on my bones...(of course the bones are not visible much--not YET!). The atrophy is obvious even just by looking at me. When I lost the ... Read more
Getting the Ball Rolling
Thursday, November 14, 2019      4 comments

Hello all! Yesterday my dad took me in my electric wheelchair to the Christmas tree store where i found a gorgeous square dinner plate wiht a Christmas scene on it...It is either 8 or 9"...and I got some pretty little bowls with a Thanksgiving... Read more
You ate WHAT?
Monday, November 11, 2019      5 comments

yeah. a bag of cocoa dusted almonds. a LOT of calories and fat. (this was the night before last into yesterday. ) I tried to rally by having just some cantaloupe and cottage cheese. for dinner....but regardless, this morning I had gained 2 l... Read more
Going Blind?
Saturday, November 09, 2019      10 comments

I will try to make this blog shorter than its predecessors. On Thursday I went to the eye doctor and after he did a number of tests, he lowered the boom The glaucoma that I knew I had, he had told me a year or two ago was a non-critical form...... Read more
Some Thoughts
Friday, November 08, 2019      3 comments

Today marks three weeks of tracking. When I first started I kind of lost sight of something that I knew but temporarily forgot. And that is: There are good fats and bad fats and there are good carbs and bad carbs. I do not believe by any mean... Read more
Tuesday, November 05, 2019      5 comments

Forgiveness is a big deal. When someone has wounded us, forgiveness can be hard. But it is necessary in order to move on and to free them to move on. When we have wounded someone, forgiveness from them is so important in the healing process.... Read more
Sunday, November 03, 2019      3 comments

I have been deceived. This morning when I stood on my scale in the morning and I saw that I weighed 209---THAT was deception.---because the night before at 10 PM after getting rid of a bunch of fluid, the scale read 207. I thought when I saw t... Read more
How Many Calories do Words Have?
Saturday, November 02, 2019      2 comments

My have to ask because I m eating them. I said I did not believe that just tracking and exercising some self control is going to work in my efforts to lose weight. I worked hard in the past two three days in tracking and making healthy choices..... Read more
Don't Do it Again!
Friday, November 01, 2019      3 comments

Well today was not a stellar day for my Sparking efforts. I ate some things overnight and I went out for lunch (breakfast) with a friend to Perkins. There I had a half of a quesadilla fillled with eggwhite , pieces of breakfast sausage and ch... Read more
Notes on a Wednesay
Wednesday, October 30, 2019      2 comments

Although my calories have not exceed the lowest minimum number (1200) and i have been trying (some days more successfully than others) to keep the nutrients proportions in balance...Yesterday when I weighed myself it said i had gained 2 pounds. ... Read more
Bills, Stress, and Food
Tuesday, October 29, 2019      5 comments

IN the end of Sept - the 1st of October, I was in the hospital for a chronic infection. Unfortunately on Oct 3, we were alerted that my husband's health insurance changed hands beginning Oct 1st. This added immense confusion which completely m... Read more
Still on the Train...
Sunday, October 27, 2019      2 comments

....I haven't bailed yet. Only now, I can see the light at the end of the tunnel....thanks very much to INDYGIRL and those of you who have encouraged me to keep on the tracks while in the train rather than lying down across them. LOL. ... Read more

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