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Thursday, January 23, 2020      2 comments

I am now experiencing an anthill slowly building into a mountain or at least that's how it feels right now on top of the current rollercoaster of my own weight loss. On Wednesday, Sept 25, 2019, as I was heading for bed, I had such an intense ve... Read more
I HATE the word "diet"
Thursday, August 02, 2018      2 comments

I have to say, I absolutely HATE the word diet but not for the reasons most people do. I hate that word because I can't "go on a diet" because I am already ON one! That's right, the word diet, according to https://www.merriam-webs
ter.... Read more
My self-esteem affects my perspective and attitude
Saturday, April 28, 2018      3 comments

I have finally realized just how much my self-esteem affects my perspective and my attitude about my weight loss. Before I joined SparkPeople, I weighed 312, pounds -- and I'm 5'4" which means my BMI was 53. Now, I know that BMI has been recentl... Read more
Here I am again...and again...and again...
Thursday, October 29, 2015      4 comments

So I'm back again...well, at least back to trying again. In May of this year, I had a colonoscopy and the specialist found upwards of 20 polyps including an 8 mm tumor that, thank the gods, turned out to be benign. The specialist referred me to ... Read more
October 26, 2014
Monday, October 27, 2014      6 comments

On Monday morning, October 20, I fell and broke my left femur on the underside of the "neck" between the long part of the bone and the ball that fits into the hip. I also dislocated the same hip. On Tuesday afternoon, I had surgery during which ... Read more
New Exercise Plan...Geronimo(?)
Monday, October 15, 2012      0 comments

Well, my physical problems have been getting worse -- to the point that walking to the end of the building I live in causes me a lot of pain in my lower back where I have fusion and in my knees where I'm losing cartilage. I've been looking for e... Read more
It's Only Been Two Weeks...
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      3 comments

But my progress is even more noticeable now than when I first joined the site (and gave up) in 2008! The first week I lost 3 pounds and 3" (from hips and thighs) and was amazed by the fit of my clothes! This is the beginning of my third week and... Read more
Are You Your Own Obstacle?
Monday, October 10, 2011      0 comments

Are you trying to stick to a fitness plan, improve a relationship, eliminate fast food from your diet, or be a better parent? Whatever your goal, was there a time when you thought you couldn't do it? This is a natural reaction when things get to... Read more
Honor Yourself Today
Sunday, October 09, 2011      0 comments

rden/050729.htm Honor Yourself Today ____________________________
____ Today, give yourself great respect. Let every thought and every action you direct toward yourself to be how you would t... Read more
Be an Angel Today
Friday, October 07, 2011      1 comments

rden/050909.htm Be an Angel Today ____________________________
____ Today, be an angel in someone else’s life. This can be the simplest thing, the smallest gesture, to a friend but also t... Read more
Say Yes to Life
Thursday, October 06, 2011      2 comments

rden/050902.htm Say Yes to Life ____________________________
____ Today is a day to say yes to life. As you go through your day today, be aware when your mind is saying no and turn it aroun... Read more
Focus on Your Health
Tuesday, October 04, 2011      1 comments

rden/051003.htm Focus on Your Health ____________________________
____ Today, focus on being healthy in body, mind and spirit. Physical health is about balance and being in touch with wh... Read more
I'm Back
Sunday, September 25, 2011      4 comments

Ok, so I'm back to try again. No, that's not quite right. I'm not going to try again, this time I'm going to do it this time. I am focusing on ME...on My needs and wants and desires. I'm going to lose weight and get healthier. I'm going to bett... Read more
New year's eve...New beginning
Wednesday, December 31, 2008      4 comments

Ok, for anyone who's been in some other dimension or on some other planet, it's 31 December 2008 -- New year's eve. ... Read more
Nothing really matters...anyone can see
Saturday, September 27, 2008      2 comments

Nothing really matters...nothing really matters...to me.....(any way the wind blows........) Blah, blah, blah…that’s how I’ve been feeling for a while lately. I mean, I got back from the training with my company…at my company’s headquarters... Read more

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