Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11 comments
It’s been a year since a blog check in! But, I've never stopped Sparking or working on a better me! I’m nearly ten years in on Spark and still 50lbs down! Good news for 2021 is my weight has been the same all year, plus or minus a few pounds.... Read more
January 2020...this week
Monday, January 20, 2020 13 comments
Hello self and Hello Sparkers, Reviewing my past record keeping from several places (some on my Spark page, some handwritten journals) over the last few months and 8.5 years I’ve lost up to 79 lbs, sometimes more quickly and others more slo... Read more
Sparking Onward...where I am today after 8+ yrs
Saturday, August 10, 2019 14 comments
Today's Note: 161lbs is not not where I want to be. I do feel chunky and self conscious. I want to take off ten pounds. Don’t know if it’s sustainable? 153-158 seems doable and comfortable in my skin. But most of all, I want to shed the weight o... Read more
Keeping the Spark alive - checking in
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 4 comments
The following started out as my daily thinking and writing to myself but then thought I might share here as a blog to both give and receive support in the Spark world. I still check in daily with the friend feed, use the space to think aloud, an... Read more
Conquering fear while transitioning to maintainence...
Friday, January 11, 2019 8 comments
Today's Note: Resisted weighing in today because the goal is now transitioning to maintenance with a controlled eating plan. Still not sure even what goal weight is and that scares me. Adding food scares me too. But what scares me the most is lo... Read more
Developing a core identity...BLE. sharing note to myself
Thursday, January 10, 2019 7 comments
Today's Note: 154.6 is holding more days than that 155.6 on Monday which showed a slight gain. Blip u... Read more
Thinking about bread...
Sunday, October 28, 2018 7 comments
Today's Note: Sunday is here. No big family Sunday dinner planned. Made it through the weekend with bright lines...even yesterday out shopping and restaraunt eating! Reading back in iPad notes I found some good reminders that support BLE, ... Read more
Whew! Seeing things through...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 3 comments
Today's Note: 171.2 second day of the blip down...steadying after prolonged binge. Boy did I freak out! I don't I don't I don't want to regain anymore than this EVER. SCARED THE HELL OUT OF ME! After not seeing a middle seven for months and pret... Read more
Today I feel like I'm in recovery...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 2 comments
So 2 days of scheduled routine eating I feel like I have my strength and desire back, fear of Avalanche is fading... Today's Note: 171.2 ahh! Blips down are helpful when refocusing. But credit to self and the management of sane eating for t... Read more
I will do this today... Again! Day 2
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 8 comments
Today's Note: 174 okay so that's a little more encouraging than yesterday but still the goal is sane eating not simply a number. Still have the goal of the middle six on the scale however and sane eating will get me there. Sane eating. Sane eati... Read more
I will do this today...
Monday, September 17, 2018 10 comments
This started out as simple record of thoughts for myself, but turned into a blog... Today's Note: 176.6 yes, that's the number. I debated about weighing today or waiting to just see results of what was or what I already knew in my head. So her... Read more
Have I answered my own question...
Friday, July 20, 2018 7 comments
Today's Note: 166 is a solid number UP. Not a blip. So if I want to see a lower number, I will have to change things up. Willing? Not so sure right now. Between Moms trip and the beach trip, I'm feeling anxious. Not to mention every emotion I'm ... Read more
Its about time to check in...
Monday, July 09, 2018 10 comments
Well it is July 2018 making this 7 years of Sparking! Pinch myself!!! I am slightly below goal weight after lowering that goal by 10 lbs. start weight - 229 Original goal weight 175 which I didn't hit for a few years then lowered goal to 170 and... Read more
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