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Surviving even with Stress
Tuesday, April 14, 2015      5 comments

So some things are changing in my life. I'm having increasing pain and some things are happening with my family. In the past this would be an excuse to put this other needs ahead of me making progress. I think it was really important for ... Read more
Why this time is different
Sunday, April 12, 2015      1 comments

Part of my journey can't be seen as before I started Spark I started at somewhere between 270-280. I dieted the traditional way of non impressive salad. I was also part ... Read more
First Quarter Reached
Saturday, April 11, 2015      2 comments

I started a little late in the year on February 1, but since then I'm a little over 25 lbs down and at the 1/4 mark of my journey. I can tell I'm getting better about digging in to make progress. In the past I wouldn't have limited anything at... Read more
Saying Good bye to 4 more lbs.
Saturday, April 11, 2015      3 comments

Good bye. Not sure where the 3 stooges were hanging out on this bod. I know I didn't feed them on Easter. Even if I took a mini vacation from logging the couple of days after to help my niece learn how to sew (cutiest mini-mouse red with ... Read more
Short and not sweet, another 1 lbs gone
Sunday, April 05, 2015      2 comments

Planning paid. Stayed under 800 kcal today and even gave myself a 1/2 cup of the high cal granola and 1 small chocolate egg so I have it out of my system to have more. Best weekend all.... Read more
Planning ahead for Easter
Saturday, April 04, 2015      3 comments

So starving yourself the day before an event is just like setting yourself up for problems. So today I dropped 200 calories lower and upped the protein. I also did some exercise, but didn't over do it so I wouldn't be inflamed. I did upper bo... Read more
Pay off for hard work
Thursday, April 02, 2015      1 comments

I'm floating on a happy high. My April Food had no trick and only wonderful developments. 1) Today was THE doctors appointment - after 3 month I averaged 1.4 lbs off a week. The point of this was to a) proven that all my problems were no... Read more
Followed by a disciplined binge
Wednesday, April 01, 2015      2 comments

So I had my perfect day of eating. I got up in the middle of the night (so tracked on today) and measured out one cup of a granola my husband had gotten. Boy it was good so I poured out another cup. When I got up today I was shocked to se... Read more
Perfect food day
Tuesday, March 31, 2015      1 comments

Having a perfect food day is hard to do on CR - this is where without vitamins your nutrition tracks out to proper levels in all areas. It was a busy day and dodged with healthy choices a fast food trip (just got the patty) and another lunch ou... Read more
Helping MIL refinish bathroom
Monday, March 30, 2015      2 comments

My mother-in-law wants to refinish a 70 year old bathroom. I hired a general contractor to help us and we met with him on Saturday. Spent Saturday and Sunday picking up floor, paint, and surround samples to show her. I knew she like to reward... Read more
Slightly different ending
Friday, March 27, 2015      2 comments

So I went to the store last night to get fruit and vegetables. The first department is floral. I see the cutest little African violet. Last week my friend, came home after a trip to the hospital to remove spread tumors from her ovarian cancer... Read more
Monkeys, computers and time (looking back)
Thursday, March 26, 2015      3 comments

The best laid plans of time can be off set and wasted in the strangest of ways. I went to bed last night with the best of intentions for today. The good news, I'm not giving up. Yet, when someone that is 120 lbs (this is me 30 years ago!)... Read more
class tomorrow
Thursday, March 26, 2015      2 comments

Taking a continuing education class tomorrow and will be trying to do the start of clean up in my "disaster room" that's the place you put something where you don't know where else to put it. I did some passive stretching, drank water and felt ... Read more
The Cold reality of weight loss
Tuesday, March 24, 2015      2 comments

So a few weeks back I was so cold. so I went on a routine to raise my body temperature and my desire to eat increased and weight loss really slowed down. So in trying to figure this out, I came across some research that being cold increases... Read more
Baby Steps of Progress - Day 1 of House Clean up
Sunday, March 22, 2015      2 comments

To get started today for the house clean up was going to the bank and then shopping for a new kitchen sink. Our kitchen sink despite multiple repairs has leaked and is just hard to turn on and off. It makes all kitchen clean up harder as e... Read more

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