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I'm Blessed
Tuesday, October 16, 2018      5 comments

My life has been very busy. We were able to enjoy a family vacation to Maine a couple weeks ago. It was absolutely beautiful. The leaves were in their prime colors changing into vibrant fall. We hiked everyday and my body is now paying for i... Read more
Thursday, August 23, 2018      2 comments

I didn't FAIL yesterday but I did have a setback. I had an errand to run on the opposite side of town that I normally do not go. I used to work o... Read more
Sugar Addict?
Wednesday, August 22, 2018      4 comments

I read this and had to do a double-take; REALLY??? I believe that I have this problem. I have tried to cut out sugar but honestly, I failed. I th... Read more
This is my motivation!
Thursday, August 16, 2018      4 comments

LOVE, LOVE LOVE this! Thank you to another Spark user (_KANDY) for letting me borrow it. Changing my relationship with food is difficult. I l... Read more
Advice from an allergist
Wednesday, August 15, 2018      6 comments

I went to see an allergist yesterday. She suggested that I omit all yeast and dairy from my diet. It's going to be very hard to do that but I'm wi... Read more
Tuesday pick me up
Tuesday, August 14, 2018      4 comments

Sometimes we need a little reminder that even though things seem so out of sorts, we are all worth more than we give ourselves credit for. I recall re... Read more
Vacation Bible School
Thursday, August 09, 2018      5 comments

It's been a very busy week. I work full-time during the day and we have had Vacation Bible School every evening with tonight being the last. I love helping with the program and I truly believe that I am more rewarded than the children are. ... Read more
Care Giving isn't easy
Wednesday, August 08, 2018      7 comments

As some of you already know, I am primary care-giver for my mother-in-law, who has Alzheimer's disease. She is in denial of this but knows there is something wrong in her head. I have met many others with this disease and it's amazing the dif... Read more
Monday's Motivation
Monday, August 06, 2018      9 comments

It's Monday...started off making myself get out of bed (because I would rather just sleep a wee bit longer). I need a little push to remind myself tha... Read more
Starting August with more motivation
Wednesday, August 01, 2018      3 comments

I'm starting off August at the highest weight that I've ever tracked. I believe that the scale has showed a pound or two higher at one time but that's... Read more
Need out of this funk
Monday, July 30, 2018      4 comments

Today is a "not so feeling good about myself" kind of day. My weight is creeping up; my pants are snug and I've been hungry all morning. I'm going to get out of this funk through writing and talking myself through this. ... Read more
Have to keep pushing
Friday, July 27, 2018      4 comments

Today I feel the pain of my scale; it wasn't a nice number. Although SP Daily Feedback was not showing my over-indulgence, the scale did. Today is going to be different. I'm going to plan and make sure that I don't let temptation alter my pla... Read more
Slipped off the wagon
Thursday, July 26, 2018      4 comments

My physical therapy took longer this morning than usual because my therapist wasn't there. His wife went into labor early this morning so I was assigned to another therapist and then moved to yet another. It's all good and I did some different... Read more
Plugging right along
Wednesday, July 25, 2018      7 comments

So, I'm down 3 pounds since Monday...YEA! I'm really trying to make sure everything I eat is on purpose and not just grazing or eating out of boredom. I've also exercised every day. By exercising, I mean doing my physical therapy exercises th... Read more
Pictures to motivate me
Tuesday, July 24, 2018      5 comments

So, this morning, I weighed 2.4 pounds less than yesterday morning so I am absolutely sure that the lack of water and too much tea over the weekend caused me to retain water. I'm just glad that I have not gained that much in such a short amount... Read more

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