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
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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