WONDERLAND1976's Blogs

Am I An Emotional Eater?
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      2 comments

Over the more than two years I have been on SparkPeople I have read a LOT about emotional eating. At one point in my life I would DEFINITELY have classified myself as an emotional eater but I have worked hard to find new ways to cope and overco... Read more
Let's Bounce!!!
Monday, September 28, 2009      2 comments

A few weeks ago I blogged about all the different types of music I listen too and how certain songs have a way of affecting my mood and even helping me through the tasks at hand. A few days after I wrote that blog I was running on the elliptica... Read more
I'm Afraid of Pasta
Friday, September 25, 2009      5 comments

and potatoes and cookies and jelly beans....This is not normal. A grown adult woman should not be afraid of some innocent refined carbohydrates but I am absolutely terrified of them. I can eat an entire box of macaroni and cheese all by myself... Read more
The Babe
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      3 comments

At the bottom of all my message board posts is a quote: "It's hard to beat a person who never gives up." Babe Ruth. I found the quote in a list provided somewhere on the SparkPeople site and I chose it as my personal tag line for two reasons. ... Read more
Sunday, September 20, 2009      4 comments

Those of you who read this blog regularly know I am having some trouble adjusting to living with other people all the time. I have grown accustomed to my solitude. One of the things I like about it is the ability to do things on my own without... Read more
Music as Inspiration
Monday, September 14, 2009      3 comments

As part of the on going September Challenge to celebrate the second anniversary of the creation of the Losing and Playing Team our fearless leader, Miss Kitty has asked us to blog about a song that inspires us. In some ways this is an easy assi... Read more
Making Adjustments
Sunday, September 13, 2009      3 comments

It has been a really bad couple of weeks. I am having a lot of trouble adjusting to living with other people and the other people are having a lot of trouble adjusting to living with me. My eating habits especially are quite foreign to them and... Read more
Big changes
Monday, September 07, 2009      3 comments

This past week has been one of big changes for me. Last weekend I moved. After six years of living alone in a small apartment I moved to a big house that I share with three other people. It's been a big adjustment. Living alone I had complete... Read more
Monday, August 17, 2009      4 comments

For most of my adult life I have operated on the assumption that I am 5' 4.5" tall. On a good day I can stretch to 5' 4.75" inches. Today I discovered that this information is incorrect. In my stocking feet I am actually only 5' 3"!! That's a... Read more
That Person
Sunday, August 09, 2009      4 comments

I have become the person in at the party everyone hates. The one that can quote the serving size and calorie content of EVERYTHING. It's obnoxious. I know it's obnoxious and yet I cannot help myself. Two weeks ago we went to a common Tex Mex... Read more
Struggles and Setbacks
Thursday, August 06, 2009      2 comments

I have had a rough couple of weeks. I am tired and stressed and my knee hurts a lot. It's been really hard to keep up with my workouts. I have been hungrier then usual and I have gone over a bit on my calorie allowance a few days. In the last... Read more
Why Physical Fitness Is Important To Me
Tuesday, July 28, 2009      1 comments

I have had cerebral palsy since birth. Honestly, I do not think about it very much. The form I have is pretty mild. Like a lot of disabilities there is a continuum. There are four distinct types of CP and within that there are three or four v... Read more
Sunday, July 19, 2009      2 comments

I have a problem with control. I try to control everything and the less control I have in some area of my life the more control I try to exert over the things I can control. I have had this problem for as long as I remember. I am high strung ... Read more
Signs of Progress
Sunday, July 19, 2009      2 comments

I have been working for most of the summer to improve my strength and general fitness level. In fact, it is quite possible I have been focusing so hard on increasing my overall fitness that my actual weight loss efforts have suffered somewhat i... Read more
Wonder Woman
Wednesday, July 15, 2009      2 comments

Growing up we all have role models and heroes. One of mine is Wonder Woman, both the comic book character and Linda Carter in particular. When I was younger my mother was movie star gorgeous. She is still quite attractive for a woman in her mi... Read more

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