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My plate runneth over.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017      8 comments

Checking in while I have access to a computer. I am on day 14 of dealing with my mom in the hospital. She went in for pneumonia, it was discovered that she had a mass in her neck large enough that it constricted not only her ability to eat... Read more
Celebrating miracles...not weight related
Thursday, January 12, 2017      11 comments

Today I celebrate my grandson's second birthday. He is a fighter, he is laughter, he is alive. The day he was born I received an early morning phone call from my daughter. The baby hadn't moved in over 24 hours and she was worried. She call... Read more
I am working on being a better me.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015      7 comments

I have joined many BLC challenges. For many I lost weight and I felt like I was succeeding. Should I have based my worth on the scale, the challenges I had faced in those teams? I did at the time. I know now that those temporary victories ... Read more
Daily reminder
Tuesday, February 10, 2015      6 comments

Posting on my refrigerator... Read more
Goals for Biggest Loser 26
Friday, September 19, 2014      4 comments

In the next 12 weeks I am going to concentrate on several areas. 1. emotional eating/not eating correctly 2. no night munching even though hubby does for hours on end. 3. emotional detachment from negative family comments. 4. A healthy ... Read more
fitness test
Monday, June 09, 2014      2 comments

Five weeks ago I did a fitness test, I did better when I re-did them this weekend. I am stronger and still struggling. I know that the real test is can I get up feeling better each day, ready to face the world and become a more rounded person. ... Read more
Disappointed but never giving in to pity
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      6 comments

I weighed myself this morning and I am at the highest I have been in three years. I gained 36 pounds since November, 8 in the past month. I am disappointed, disgusted, angry and screaming inside. I am back over 200 and not losing it. Time to ... Read more
I am a warrior
Thursday, May 01, 2014      2 comments

For the almost five years I have been on Sparkpeople I have been challenged. I was challenged to begin a lifelong journey of fitness and nutrition. I meet the challenge most days with the determination of a warrior, totally focused on the battle... Read more
I will not be defeated
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      3 comments

Life is too short to give up again. I began this journey almost five years ago. For the first couple years things went smoothly and I was getting stronger and healthier. Then life happened and I slid backwards a bit at a time. More emotionally t... Read more
rain, rain go away
Tuesday, April 29, 2014      0 comments

It is raining for the third day in a row. OK, it is spring and April showers bring May flowers. It was snowing this morning, not much room for flower planting. It is time to it the YMCA and do indoors, but I really want to be out in the sunshine... Read more
long time gone
Friday, April 25, 2014      4 comments

I have been gone for a while, finding a struggle to do what I needed to. I didn't track, I didn't workout, I didn't care enough to try. I make no excuses for my lack of responsibility. Life happens to everyone. While I was gone, gaining ba... Read more
No drama just a really bad day
Saturday, October 26, 2013      3 comments

Today I lost a family member. Katie was my 15 yr old cocker spaniel. She was older than all except four of my grandchildren and was their best friend. She was a wonderful companion when life was getting to me she always laid by my side and made ... Read more
Scream break a necessary or just plain fun?
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      4 comments

Do you need one? I do, I need to walk to the highest peak and scream until I can't scream anymore . Why you ask. I need to release the anger and resentment I feel toward my family. I need to release the emotions that have me wanting to drive t... Read more
Four plus years of weight loss
Sunday, October 06, 2013      6 comments

I started my journey with Sparkpeople over four years ago, I have learned a great deal about nutrition and about myself during that time. The first year I found it easy to track and to begin exercise, therefor I lost 75 pounds in that firs... Read more
Anger, please proceed with caution
Thursday, September 26, 2013      12 comments

I wrote this a few minutes ago and my feeling haven't changed. I will not go into what my missing post said but what I will put here is my final sentence. Please be kind in the way that you speak to those that you love and those that you d... Read more

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