Wednesday, November 23, 2016 0 comments
I copied this from a chat board. I am posting it here to save, remember and share. #9 is down right freaky. My apologies to the original author, I don't remember who or where. 1. 130 pounds of sugar is equal to 1,767,900 Skittles! ~ I don't kno... Read more
A walk around the block
Monday, November 14, 2016 2 comments
So I've been ancy, bored, cabin fever. I decided to go for a little walk tonight so I put on my neon reflective vest, grabbed the flashlight and started walking down the road. I'm listening to my earphones and walking. All of a sudden I'm at the... Read more
Friday, November 21, 2014 1 comments
I had wanted to be skinny by the time I was 40. I logged in this morning for the first time in almost a year. To my great surprise I have lost 6 pounds this year. Big deal, 6 pounds in a year, but you know what? That is 6 pounds lost, not gained... Read more
Well, what have we learned this year?
Saturday, December 29, 2012 4 comments
Well, what have we learned this year? Portion portion portion! Wow, were my serving sizes off. There is a lot of fat and calories in butter. I am addicted to Chinese food. There is something about the tang of vinegar and spices, (my mouth ... Read more
Confessions of a food aholic.
Saturday, December 15, 2012 1 comments
I am addicted to food. I never thought I had a problem. I quit smoking and gained weight. Thought that was natural. I have gained for other reasons too. A couple weeks ago I had a high stress day. The day started with a deadline loomin... Read more
ah-ha! moments #3
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 6 comments
i have been buying men's clothes for many years because the quality is so much better. if i catch my leg on a bench in the greenhouse i could hurt myself if the denim isn't thick enough. have you heard of that river called denial? Sep... Read more
ah-ha! moments #2
Friday, September 14, 2012 2 comments
Why do I get so touchy when people compliment me on my weight loss? Tonight I had an aha moment. It is because I feel my weight loss more on the inside than the outside. I don’t really see it yet but I feel it. Lungs, heart, GI tract ... Read more
ah-ha! moments #1
Thursday, September 13, 2012 2 comments
The first time I saw the little emblem "creating a new me with spark people". I didn’t get it. How can you not get it? I t just didn’t make sense. Tigers don’t change their stripes and leopards keep their spots. I am learning a new way of eating... Read more
Tuesday, September 04, 2012 3 comments
Today was Fake Monday. That means we are starting the work week on a Tuesday after a 4 day weekend. That means that Monday is really upset that it got gypped and will either poke through to today or make it up next Monday. Sounds like the ... Read more
i should be happy...
Sunday, September 02, 2012 4 comments
I am having a cleaning fit! I can’t stand my closet anymore. I am hanging on to clothes that don’t fit but they still have some life in them (but not quite enough for Goodwill). All of a sudden everything I own looks like a tent. So I begin to d... Read more
any issues with the fitness tracker?
Friday, July 13, 2012 2 comments
i was in a message board regarding the fitness tracker. this was my post i dont buy it. i dont get my heart rate up or sweat when i walk but i do when i bike. to go one mile: walking: 2.0 mph = 30 min = 124 calories biking : 10mph... Read more
Let’s have foot for dinner.
Monday, June 18, 2012 1 comments
Why do people think it *nice* to tell an obese person "you look good, have you lost weight?" when I have only gained 70 pounds since I got married 5 years ago! And at that time I was also overweight by 60 pounds. DON’T PATRONIZE ME!!!! No... Read more
rewards and artistry
Sunday, May 13, 2012 1 comments
Before coming to work for my aging father in his greenhouse I spent many years as a chef. I am an artist and my palette is food. I create and shape. That is why I feel it is a reward. I do not eat out of a carton over the sink like an animal. ... Read more
rewards and punishments
Saturday, May 12, 2012 1 comments
My reward: Chinese food. I haven’t been to China kitchen for 5 weeks. I wanted nothing more than to go. So I said to myself, “self, when you hit a 10 you can go.” So I hovered at 231 and change for almost a week. But I didn’t give in. finally 23... Read more
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