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Temptation and Sabotage not hunger...
Friday, December 03, 2010      3 comments

Haven't been here in awhile but have been still fighting the good fight and working with Jenny Craig program which overall I am having good success with, am down 18 pounds in the past 2 months. I eat part of my breakfast at home, then often l... Read more
Freedom of Choice
Thursday, September 30, 2010      5 comments

I have a choice today (every day)- I can feed myself with nurturing care, or I can feed myself with the intense stress I am immersed in at work these days. My choice. I cannot remove the stress but I have choices in my responses to it. I ha... Read more
State of the union: how I feel vs how I am DOING...
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      2 comments

One thing that's easy to forget is that there is quite often a world of difference between how one "FEELS" and how one is actually DOING, when reflecting on something like weight loss/changing one's eating habits/attitudes, living a healthier li... Read more
A drop in a big ol' pond... that's me!
Friday, September 24, 2010      1 comments

Thinking about all the wonderful supports I have in my journey - in addition to family and friends, I have online support & fellow journeyers here at Spark, online at JCraig's website, and then there are so many supportive activities I can util... Read more
2nd attempt at a Blog Post Today :)
Thursday, September 23, 2010      5 comments

Much of my stress is related to self-sabotage impulses that challenge me whenever I am striving to make a healthy change in my life and move away from addictive behaviors. yesterday especially I was driving myself crazy, wanting to eat no m... Read more
Blogging really does help soothe the nerves
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      1 comments

Blogging and journaling does really help me to release tension and feelings of frustration particularly about my food cravings. I'm not craving food so much as what... ? Not exactly sure, still wanting not to have this problem ? haven't got ... Read more
Toughing it Out...
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      1 comments

Been doing the Jenny Craig thing and overall I like it but my usual problem pops up and interferes in the process... ME... negative thinking, constant urges to eat. I joined a women's group last week at the Mercy Prayer Center, focusing on Ge... Read more
ABCs of Me.... a fun introductory exercise!
Saturday, June 05, 2010      2 comments

A - Age: 55 B - Bed size: Queen C - Chore you hate: cleaning the catbox! D - Dog's name: don't have one! E - Essential start your day item: coffee! F - Favorite color: lavender, peacock blue, violet G - Gold or ... Read more
Living in the moment...
Monday, May 31, 2010      3 comments

I feel relaxed today and have a positive attitude about myself today. I am content to be exactly where I am because it is a moment of being, of awareness, not a finished product to be judged and found wanting. I am well loved by my partner... Read more
Time and Choices
Sunday, May 30, 2010      1 comments

only so much energy and time in one 24 hr period, and the older I get the faster the time seems to go. In practical terms, I am carrying around one adult and a teenager all day with the excess weight I have... puts a tad more drain on my energ... Read more
Fresh Start Today!
Thursday, May 27, 2010      4 comments

I am a member of a small support group that meets at my home once a week, 3 of us altogether at this point, to share/support one another toward living a healthy lifestyle following gastric bypass surgery. Yesterday we met after several weeks of... Read more
Thursday, May 20, 2010      3 comments

i know a darkness, winding, deep where secrets lie and fester, sleep not comes with peace, nor restful end where chaos thrives and devils bend dancing fiendishly with glee cavorting, possessing viciously no open space, no brea... Read more
progress is a process
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      2 comments

yesterday and today I did really well with my walking goals and that is major progress. My eating was terrible - I ate all the healthy food and fresh steamed veggies etc but I also ate off and on at work in addition to all the healthy planning... Read more
Gathering Motivation & Positive Attitude
Sunday, May 16, 2010      3 comments

Today is a new day. Because I want to DO something about my swollen feet (symptom of many things but a concrete reminder of urgency!! that I take care of myself)- I made a decision this morning to set a daily goal that I could easily achieve: ... Read more
NEW DAY and renewed determination
Saturday, April 24, 2010      3 comments

Didn't sleep that well last night but the weekend is here, 2 days off from work and then next week I only work 2 days before taking a 5 day minivacation. YAY gearing up for my birthday next Wednesday. Been trying out some of the great re... Read more

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