ILYSE721's Blogs

Sometimes you just have to say @#$% it!
Thursday, February 05, 2009      5 comments

Those of you that know me know that I have been struggling with clinical depression for some time now. I have been having a hard time dealing with all of the junk going on around me. I even got so bitter and sarcastic that I started saying tha... Read more
When family tries to sabotage you
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      2 comments

I know my family loves me, I really do. But I also know that they do not like change and fight it tooth and nail. As some of my friends here know, I have bowed out of SparkPeople for a while. There has been way too much stress in my life and ... Read more
Sometimes you can find victory in the effort.
Wednesday, May 07, 2008      2 comments

How true it is. For the longest time I thought that if I wasn't losing weight that I wasn't getting anywhere and would get discouraged and give up. I may not have lost as much as I wanted to by this time (but have been shedding recently), but... Read more
National Day of Prayer
Thursday, May 01, 2008      3 comments

I don't have much time today, but wanted to remind everyone that today is the National Day of Prayer. Please pray that I continue to do what I need to do to reach my goals. Heavenly Father, Thank you for this day, for all of my spark fri... Read more
Tuesday, January 15, 2008      4 comments

Patience is the key to paradise. - Turkish proverb I like this quote and the explanation that goes with it. Patience in the face of frustration not only helps you, but can help other people to be better as well. If you are not tensing up ... Read more
Water Consumption
Monday, January 14, 2008      4 comments

Today was my first day back consciously keeping track of and pushing my water intake. I forgot what its like getting used to drinking water again. No soda for 2 days (not really missing it). The big thing today is how much I am going to the ... Read more
I'm Back!!!
Sunday, January 13, 2008      3 comments

"The body is a sacred garment. It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with, and it should be treated with honor," - Martha Graham Obviously something I have not been doing recently. Don't g... Read more
Tuesday, November 20, 2007      4 comments

Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith. —Margaret Shepherd How true it is. Today is a better day. I am giving it all up to God and trying really hard not to take it back. I actually slept last night. M... Read more
Conquering your fears through action
Tuesday, November 13, 2007      6 comments

Many people do not try because they are afraid. Afraid of the unknown, afraid of failure, but most successes are never seen because they're never attempted. Fear can be a bit thing in some people's lives and sometimes justifiably so. But, if ... Read more
Are you paying attention to how your time is spent?
Wednesday, November 07, 2007      5 comments

Or will you spend time several days from now trying to remember what you did or what you ate? Was it spent doing something meaningful to you? Not always for me & then I can't remember sometimes. I know we have to work (sometimes at things we ... Read more
Monday, November 05, 2007      6 comments

Just another Monday. I am tired from yesterday. I spent most of the afternoon with my friend shopping for her living room set. We found something so different for her & she surprised herself by buying it. It took us a couple of hours to find... Read more
Sunday, November 04, 2007      4 comments

What a sermon we had today. I just love my church. And not just for the loud music and hands up in the air worship. My pastor is really good at visuals to get his point across. Well this current series is true to form. about 3 weeks ago he ... Read more
Good Saturday
Saturday, November 03, 2007      5 comments

I just came from the gym. Had strength and cardio then I did something different. I got a half hour massage. Never had one before. It felt so good. They may even take my insurance. I feel ready to face the day now (after a nap). This afte... Read more
Friday, November 02, 2007      5 comments

Don't have much to say today, not a bad day or anything. Just not feeling particularly inspired. Its Friday - that's a good thing. A little tired but its been a long week. I got my first paycheck from my job now that I am a permanent employe... Read more
Thursday, November 01, 2007      5 comments

When I told everyone that I didn't lose any weight this past week, I didn't tell that I gained seven pounds. I didn't think I was eating THAT bad. I know - this is about victories. I got on the scale this morning and decided to check ... Read more

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