Living life on life's terms
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      14 comments

Living life on life's terms was a concept I was introduced to in 12 step meetings years ago. For someone like me, it is not my favorite thing to do. I had always lived life on MY terms. If I didn't like the way things were going, the way people ... Read more
Not a miracle, I earned this!
Monday, August 31, 2009      30 comments

So after a week of the blues I had to drive to Utah today for a cardiologist visit. Hit the road before 7 a.m. and listened to the Beatles on the way down, which is a lovely way to watch the sun rise in my rear view mirrow. A couple years ... Read more
Ouch - Learning the hard way
Saturday, August 29, 2009      13 comments

So when I stopped by here and read some of the comments I had a range of emotions. I cried at several (wonderful, supportive people that you are) and had a moment or two when the brutal honestly had me wincing a little. I get it. All was much ap... Read more
Grand Funk - or I've fallen and I can't get up
Friday, August 28, 2009      15 comments

Warning: further reading may mean you find yourself attending my pity party. You've been warned. Well, I knew I was in a blue funk a few days ago. I figured it would just pass but it hasn't. I honestly haven't even had time to sit and ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I have lost an antelope!
Thursday, August 20, 2009      36 comments

There have been times when I felt like I'd eaten an entire turkey. Today someone reminded me that I've lost the equivalent of 8 ten pound turkeys! It really helped me to put this in perspective. I have a mountain to lose. So much that it se... Read more
Back home - where did August go?
Sunday, August 16, 2009      10 comments

Hello my sparkfriends! I am FINALLY back from vacation. It was wonderful and I enjoyed every day of it. When I went on vacation in May I was partly visiting family and partly on a cruise, and I gained a couple pounds. But that was a place w... Read more
August goals and headed for the great white North!
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      12 comments

I'm off on vacation so wanted to do a quick update on my goals for the month and how summer is going. I was on vacation 3 weeks in May and had a slow loss month as a result. BUT, I learned a lot on that trip. I learned I really can go on va... Read more
Break on through to the other side
Monday, August 03, 2009      10 comments

It is the beginning of my 8th month on SP. I am continually amazed and inspired by this site and my teams and spark friends. What a blessing it is to have this community available and to benefit from all of your journeys. I have mentioned b... Read more
Mad but not Discouraged
Wednesday, July 29, 2009      15 comments

Well after my Whine-y post yesterday I've certainly received lots of encouraging and sympathetic responses - so thank you all for that! ( And some suggestions for what to have with my Whine - strawberries sounded good!) I am, no doubt about... Read more
What else goes with Whine?
Tuesday, July 28, 2009      9 comments

I've mentioned before that when I look back at my blogs I can give myself whiplash just trying to follow my moods from day to day. I'm ready to fight for myself one day, I'm ready to stay in bed with the pillow over my head the next. I'm happy a... Read more
Accepting where I am
Thursday, July 23, 2009      10 comments

Let me just start by saying I love this place! I am so grateful I saw this on TV around the New Year 09 and decided to check it out. It has been a life changing event! I have mentioned before that since I have been overweight almost my enti... Read more
Is my scale Ruler of the Universe?
Sunday, July 19, 2009      11 comments

For the last few days I've had all kinds of stuff swimming around in my head. I think my head is having a 'workout'. One thing I realized is that while I am an intellectual person this journey is all about emotions for me. So no matter how ... Read more
BIG Thanks and Status Update
Thursday, July 16, 2009      11 comments

Have you ever been so worn down you could just sit and cry? My last couple days have been like that. The amazing thing: it was not food related! For someone who has food at the center of her core, nothing going on was about food and it did not B... Read more
Quick! Label Me!
Monday, July 13, 2009      15 comments

My husband and I were watching Iron Chef the other day and someone made this really fat looking item they called a 'gordita' and when I heard that phrase my entire childhood flashed before my eyes! I was raised in south Los Angeles in a 'b... Read more
A Force to be Reckoned With
Friday, July 10, 2009      12 comments

Last week I posted my on my status that I was a force to be reckoned with! I was having a little slump, weight loss related. I tend to do that. And I've learned in 6 months that I just need to keep moving forward and it will eventually turn. But... Read more

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