CC1874's Blogs

My Writing
Tuesday, June 17, 2008      0 comments

One of the greatest joys in my life is being a writer. This has not always been so--I used to hate writing and I almost flunked sophomore English in high school because I didn't turn in a term paper. But I had a wonderful teacher in grad schoo... Read more
In Praise of Mindless Eating
Saturday, June 07, 2008      1 comments

When I was in ninth grade, I read a book every day. In the morning, after I got off the bus, I would go to the school library and check out a book. Then all during the school day, I would read whenever I could get away with it--math class, Eng... Read more
Sunday, March 30, 2008      0 comments

I love to eat. I associate eating with pleasant get-togethers and with people who love me. To me there are few pleasures in life better than having something to eat while I'm working on the computer. I love pizza and pop (diet). Those things... Read more
Okay, I have figured out what is going on...
Saturday, March 29, 2008      1 comments

Yesterday was a really hard day because I felt completely unmotivated. Part of the problem is that I am not getting enough sleep. I was functioning pretty well a few weeks ago and then at the suggestion of my doctor, decided to try life withou... Read more
Whining and dining
Friday, March 28, 2008      1 comments

These two activities seem to be what I have been doing recently: eating too much and whining instead of buckling down and getting things done. The result is that I don't feel any better for all that whining and I feel further behind than my us... Read more
SP works
Friday, February 22, 2008      0 comments

It's snowy and icy outside, so of course I can't do my exercise. I always exercise for an hour and I don't have an hour, so of course I can't do my exercise. Then I log into Spark People because I like earning points. I go to the Spark Po... Read more
Ode to my Butt
Tuesday, February 12, 2008      1 comments

In keeping with yesterday's blog, I would like to consider my rear end. The typical thing I think as an overweight person is that my rear end is an awful thing to behold. The original meaning of "awful" is "full of awe." In my area,... Read more
What are my goals?
Monday, February 11, 2008      1 comments

I'm reading a book (I can't remember the title and I'm at work and it's at home) that suggests that a focus on dieting can be psychologically unhealthy if done in a way that represents self-hatred. The combination of that book,,... Read more
Saturday, February 09, 2008      0 comments

Every now and then I go into rebellion mode and it is really hard to get myself to do the things I should do. Rebellion mode means I want to eat things I'm not supposed to or that I want to not exercise or that I don't want to do things that I'... Read more
Wednesday, February 06, 2008      0 comments

I started SparkPeople on Monday, duly entered my foods. Yesterday was going to be a day that typically throws me completely off balance because we had agreed to go out to dinner with friends. I can usually eat reasonably well at home, but "spe... Read more