Accepting Myself, Where I Am and Moving Forward
Wednesday, September 16, 2015      6 comments

I have a history with weight loss and weight gain, as I'm sure most of you do too. I've been overweight (ok obese) for most of my life. I'm in my 50's and can count on one hand the number of times that I have been able to fit into a size 14 or... Read more
A timely reminder & a question
Sunday, November 27, 2011      7 comments

Today I received an email from Sparkpeople that said: "This is John Hulsey, SparkPeople Success Story Manager. You have been identified as one of SparkPeople's success stories, and we want to share an opportunity with you to potentially celebra... Read more
Starting Over!
Sunday, August 21, 2011      6 comments

Today is the day that I need to take a good look at what I'm doing to myself. Since last December, I have regained 40 pounds! That's 4 ten pound bags of potatoes! No wonder I'm so tired. I'm not happy with this, not at all. I just gave ... Read more
Going back to basics
Sunday, July 17, 2011      3 comments

Wow I haven't blogged since April?!? I'm still here but I just have taken a break from being on the computer. I work with computers all day long and when I get home I really don't feel like touching another keyboard or looking at another scree... Read more
Day 2 - on a roll!
Monday, April 25, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday I started over again: *I tracked what passed these lips (and was unfortunately way under calories) *I drank my water *Instead of a big bowl of chocolate marble icecream WITH chocolate sauce - I had a portioned small ice cream ... Read more
Coming Clean
Sunday, April 24, 2011      7 comments

Today is the day that I come clean with myself. I have been ignoring my journey and avoiding the scale for far too long. Today I stepped on the scale this morning knowing I wouldn't like what it reported but it is what it is. It's a hard ... Read more
My sunroom is open! :D
Saturday, April 23, 2011      3 comments

Finally - after working on it ALL day my sunroom is ready for summer (or spring). We close it for the winter and it's amazing how much stuff accumulates in here. and the dust! cough cough I am so happy right now. Sitting in my favourit... Read more
Need to refocus
Saturday, April 16, 2011      7 comments

Wow it's been almost a month since my last blog. I've really fallen off the ship and need to refocus. I purchased a Kobo e-reader about a month ago and have had my nose in it ever since. A bookworm slug - working, eating, reading, working... Read more
Weekend Meltdown
Monday, March 21, 2011      8 comments

Oh the guilt of it all....... I blew it this weekend, totally blew it - had a total meltdown - and none of it is tracked and I was doing so well too. Friday: get home and prepare for a 3 day weekend for me - phew made it. It was a very v... Read more
Another Pound Gone
Saturday, March 19, 2011      5 comments

Another week and another pound gone :D I'm on my way to fitting back into my lovely summer clothes. I'm feeling good today - in control - and it's a great feeling. I feel like I have my mojo back and I'm excited about this journey again. ... Read more
New Day and Making it Count!
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      3 comments

Tonight I did strength training using the plan on SP :D Felt good. We moved my elliptical into the sun room but by the time I got home it was pretty cold in there so I sat wondering what kind of activity I do. I really didn't want to sit on... Read more
It's been a good week :D
Saturday, February 26, 2011      5 comments

It's been a good week. I am so much happier on my old plan - so much less stressful. Having less stress means I'm sleeping better and being more productive. It's amazing how fast one's confidence comes back when one is feeling good! The scal... Read more
1st week WI :D
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      3 comments

I am so happy that I closed that door and moved forward on my journey (see my last blog). I WI'd today and I lost 3.8 pounds! Fantastic! And all it took was one week on my old program. I didn't exercise last week much, nothing on the ell... Read more
Closing door and moving on
Saturday, February 19, 2011      5 comments

Four glorious guilt-free days - to do with as I want. Yup, Monday is family day (stat holiday) and I took Tuesday off. I went on a course on Friday and what a fantastic course. It was called Mental Toughness and it's based on the book '... Read more
Stomach Flu :( *whine*
Saturday, February 12, 2011      3 comments

Yes I'm whining.......... The stomach flu is definitely not the way I want to lose weight but after it hit me on Thursday night, when I stepped on the scale the next day I was 3 pounds lighter. argh - I feel awful. I was feeling fine ... Read more

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