40,000-49,999 SparkPoints 47,116


I'm not doing great, but I'm not giving up
Wednesday, June 08, 2016      7 comments

I am focusing on eating less carbs and getting about 400 more spark points to make it to 20,000 points because the scale is driving me insane. Basically I'm in the 160s and want to be in the 150s, then 140s. I've bounced all around the 160s and ... Read more
May you find what you need
Saturday, May 21, 2016      4 comments

May is always full of beginnings and endings. Our son graduated from college and got a job. Our daughter is home from college and has a summer job. I'm finishing up another school year as a speech therapist. My husband works at a local univers... Read more
a little discouraged
Thursday, April 14, 2016      5 comments

I say "a little" because I am not giving up, but my 2 week lower carb food plan isn't fun anymore-ha! It doesn't have to fun. Thought I would shake things up a bit and 2 weeks is up on Monday. Then it is back to regular careful eating. I think... Read more
Feeling a little more control
Sunday, April 10, 2016      1 comments

I'm happy that I was able to lose 2.4 lbs. this week, but honestly it was hard work. After a lab test showed I had a glucose of 101 I knew I had to change even more of my eating habits. I added more protein and less carbs. I went longer periods ... Read more
3/30/16 Ch-ch-changes
Thursday, March 31, 2016      3 comments

Spring is here in the south with pollen, flowers, and new leaves ready to turn over. I am almost over bronchitis and plan to start counting steps again. My long range plan was better fitness and weight loss leading up to my son's college graduat... Read more
March 6, 2016, Mindless
Sunday, March 06, 2016      5 comments

A BIG goal of mine was to log in for 365 days straight. Ok, so I made it to 301 days and somehow forgot to log in. I was mindless. I am now back at day 33 logging in, but I am doing everything else half-heartedly. I have 2 months to a weight l... Read more
Anyone tired of bargaining?
Monday, February 15, 2016      6 comments

I feel like I bargain with myself constantly to keep going, eat healthy,and add more exercise and I'm tired of it. I've lost 24 lbs. as of today. I've been this weight a while and I can't seem to break the plateau. I ordered the Beck book.... Read more
Wednesday, January 13, 2016      4 comments

I am back near the cusp of a new weight and am working on getting to the other side. Slow and steady with some ups and downs seems to be the only way I know to go. Now after the birthday I am re-dedicating myself to see this journey more cl... Read more
Feeling constrained
Saturday, January 09, 2016      2 comments

I started to feel to numbers driven and stopped signing into spark every day on 12/20/15. Yes, 301 days helped me, but I'm trying to simplify even more now. -focus on water -add more movement -care for my feelings -be centered and consci... Read more
Day 299- Counting my blessings
Monday, December 28, 2015      3 comments

I'm excited because all the holiday celebrating is over and things can settle and get back to normal. This has been a great year. I'm thankful- 1. I'm still on Spark People. 2. Even though I'm on a plateau, I'm not giving up. 3. I feel pos... Read more
Day 287 and 16,000 Spark points
Wednesday, December 16, 2015      0 comments

Things I am happy about: - still sparking -still aware I have a body and need to be good to it -have lost 24+ pounds Things I'm not so happy about: -weight plateau and hanging on for dear life -seeing those damn weight loss advert... Read more
Day 284
Monday, December 14, 2015      5 comments

Things going well: -still logging in to Spark each day -motivated to watch what I eat and increase exercise -not as hard on myself and being more positive Things I want to work on now: -not worrying that being nicer to myself means ... Read more
Day 262
Saturday, November 21, 2015      1 comments

Goal: keep up my plan through the weekend. So not having 2 pieces of flat bread pizza during the football game today. Not sure if it was the calories or sodium, but I usually felt too full the next day. Planning on Boca burger, brussels sprouts... Read more
Day 260
Friday, November 20, 2015      5 comments

Yesterday I had one of my worst days of work. I left feeling defeated, but talked to a friend MAF and felt better. As usual, it was the paperwork that got to me. I'm my own worst inner critic and am working on it. Things I am considering to ma... Read more
Day 245
Friday, November 06, 2015      1 comments

My cold is getting better and I am more focused on my weight loss journey. It's been a very hectic work week and I am trying hard not to feel exhausted. Maybe a nap after work will help today. I want to have a fun weekend and not just get throug... Read more

« First Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 Last Page »