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I need help with my food.
Thursday, February 09, 2017      17 comments

My scale doesn't move much, it will go down and then it goes back up and then maybe down again. I'm stuck and I've only lost 20 lbs in the two years I've been on SP. I need help from some folks that have successfully lost to their goal wei... Read more
Why am I doing this?
Monday, January 30, 2017      4 comments

I keep asking myself why I bother trying to lose this weight. Then I remember - So I can live. Ive tried losing weight my entire life and never succeeded beyond losing maybe 20 pounds. Then I would gain those 20 pounds back with 10-15-20 ... Read more
It's me again
Saturday, January 28, 2017      5 comments

I'm not good at writing blogs so this will be short and sweet. My goals for February: Eat more fruits and veggies (at least 3-5 daily) Measure my food more consistently (sporadic now) Increase my water intake (currently only get 2 ... Read more
5 Things You Can Learn from Your Mistakes (article)
Saturday, November 19, 2016      9 comments

I encourage everyone to read the following SP article. Maybe it's just me but I found this article very helpful and hope it helps some of you. 5 Things You Can Learn from Your Mistakes Find Life Lessons When You're Less Than Perfect ... Read more
Do you struggle with emotional eating? I do
Friday, November 04, 2016      11 comments

I've struggled with emotional eating all my life. I was never able to get any kind of a handle on it until I found Spark People. Here I've read numerous articles on this subject and most of them have given me tidbits I could use to at least st... Read more
So what if the scale doesn't move?
Saturday, October 22, 2016      22 comments

I read the following in the Spark Guy's Motivational blog under Spark Coach today. I found it motivating and I thought you all might be motivated also. Check it out! SPARK GUY says: The next time the scale doesn't budget, don't despa... Read more
Moment of enlightenment
Thursday, September 01, 2016      9 comments

While reading the following in a Spark Motivators article (can't remember the name), I really connected with what she said. "There’s no such thing as failure—just feedback! Any time I got off track, I was still successful as long as I ident... Read more
Help for Arthritis?
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      18 comments

I watched "Growing Bolder" on RL Tv today and they had an expert on plants and herbs (can't remember his name). He made a soup that supposedly helps with arthritis and I thought I would share the recipe. It came from WWW.RL.TV.Recipes. Ar... Read more
Progress not Perfection
Friday, June 24, 2016      11 comments

Hello all, I haven't blogged in a while because I usually don't have much to say. I'm not a big talker even outside of virtual reality (internet). I decided to do my measurements early this month and I got a surprise. Not only have I lost... Read more
Food Commercials bother anyone?
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      17 comments

Anyone ever bothered by commercials about food? Whenever I saw one of them I would head to the kitchen to search for something to eat or I was fighting not to head to the kitchen if I was "on a diet". I was sitting watching TV today (while... Read more
Yoga anyone?
Tuesday, April 26, 2016      9 comments

I attended my first yoga class tonight. I liked it, It was called "Chair Yoga". There was no getting on the floor and it was a very basic class. I can tell I did the poses because I can feel areas on my body that feel liked they've been pum... Read more
Down the RabbIt Hole
Saturday, April 23, 2016      6 comments

As I read on someone's blog awhile back, I've been down the rabbit hole and I'm trying to climb back out. My eating has been 300-500 calories over my limit for the last week or so and I haven't been exercising as much as I was. I've never like... Read more
Finding Your Motivation
Thursday, March 31, 2016      7 comments

I have trouble with my motivation some days. The following article was part of the "Find 10 Challenge" on exercise and it has helped me today. I thought someone out there might need to see it as well. Check it out. www.sparkpeopl... Read more
Moment of victory
Monday, March 14, 2016      6 comments

Well I've been struggling along on my journey. I've had moments of victory and days of defeat but I'm still swinging for victory. Most days I'm close on all my numbers but not quite there on protein and fiber no matter how much I try to ba... Read more
A Quick Hello
Wednesday, March 02, 2016      7 comments

Hello everyone. Yes, I'm still here and chugging away. I've had my ups and downs on the weight loss journey but for the past 3 days, I've managed to not overeat and for the last 2 days I've exercised for 30 minutes. That's a complete turn-aro... Read more

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