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just sayin’ … food for thought

Saturday, March 17, 2018



When the student is ready … the teacher will appear!!! And sometimes all the teachers at once!!!

I have been going through the motions for months and months now. I’m up 30 pounds. … had to buy three pairs of pants to fit my “up” size. I’ve been “sick” for 2 ½+ months … started with bronchitis and hospitalized pneumonia. Then almost strep throat … still not sure the culture came back negative correctly for how bad I felt. Now, “just” a cold. Feel yucky … physically and mentally. Hubby says I’m … sensitive and just down right … grouchy.

I have been on a binge cycle for a while with food and stinkin’ thinkin’ … gotta eat everything I can find NOW coz I am gonna start over with my elimination protocol and CAN’T have anything “fun” to eat once I start over. A binge to me is NOT a cookie here and there … but a whole package and, and, and … well, you get the picture.

Exercise? What’s exercise????

I’m back from my Dallas Quilt Show trip where I spent a week plus with BFF who lost her hubby just two months ago to … pneumonia. Her hubby went into the hospital the day after I came home from the St Louis hospital from pneumonia and continued to battle for weeks. While in Dallas, BFF and I gorged on allllll our favorites … coz life was worth eating … I mean … living.

I am allll caught up on reading allllll my Sparker friends post. Many, many lessons within each and every one of them. Here are a few:

StrongDawg … doesn’t like whiners and wants to be surrounded by those walking the walk!
WaterMellen …life sentence … eating clean is a life sentence
SlenderElla … celebrating and recommitting, looking how far you’ve come while keeping your eye on the prize
_Ramona … are cheat meals worth it? I mean ... really worth it???
OverWorkedJanet … waiting for spring and other things
JeanKnee … words of wisdom
OneKidsMom … the price we pay

I also found this quote within Sparks from DietGirl …

Feel your emotions, don’t feed them. In times of stress it’s tempting to bury your feelings in cake – better to feel bad about binging than tackle the real issue!!! ~DietGirl.

I’m half way through day 4 of being on track. I'm repeating both The Beck Diet Solution and 100 Days of Weight Loss forums. Books you DO not read. Because it's about habits ... not food.

Hmmm ??? Food for thought.

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My arms won’t look smaller … just coz I cover them up. ~Kenlie@alltheweigh

Here’s to … LIFE … uncovered.
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