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Don't Do it Again!
Friday, November 01, 2019      3 comments

Well today was not a stellar day for my Sparking efforts. I ate some things overnight and I went out for lunch (breakfast) with a friend to Perkins. There I had a half of a quesadilla fillled with eggwhite , pieces of breakfast sausage and ch... Read more
Notes on a Wednesay
Wednesday, October 30, 2019      2 comments

Although my calories have not exceed the lowest minimum number (1200) and i have been trying (some days more successfully than others) to keep the nutrients proportions in balance...Yesterday when I weighed myself it said i had gained 2 pounds. ... Read more
Bills, Stress, and Food
Tuesday, October 29, 2019      5 comments

IN the end of Sept - the 1st of October, I was in the hospital for a chronic infection. Unfortunately on Oct 3, we were alerted that my husband's health insurance changed hands beginning Oct 1st. This added immense confusion which completely m... Read more
Still on the Train...
Sunday, October 27, 2019      2 comments

....I haven't bailed yet. Only now, I can see the light at the end of the tunnel....thanks very much to INDYGIRL and those of you who have encouraged me to keep on the tracks while in the train rather than lying down across them. LOL. ... Read more
The Good the Bad and the Ugly
Saturday, October 26, 2019      3 comments

well the good news is that I tracked everything. The bad news is that I'm over even the maximum allotted calories. Today was a disaster in terms of self control ...I would have been okay if I had stayed asleep tonight. But I woke up and felt ... Read more
Day 6-Stop the Train, I want to get off
Thursday, October 24, 2019      11 comments

you might be wondering how yesterday i said it was my third day and today - it is the 6th. Well for the first two days I himmed and hawed and half-heartedly tracked. It wasn't until Sunday the 20th that I really got serious. But I decided th... Read more
A New Beginning for a Shaky Starter
Wednesday, October 23, 2019      4 comments

Today I weighed myself for the first time since beginning this quest three days ago. Officially today is my 5th day but I have only tracked for 3. I am beginning to feel more positive that I can do this. At first I really thought I could only... Read more
I Have to Ask "WHY??:"
Tuesday, October 22, 2019      2 comments

Yesterday was kind of a debacle. While I did come in under my calorie goal, my ratios of carbs/fat/protein were a mess. Part of my problem was that my daughter and I went out for brunch....and I had a Perikins egg white omelet and I couldn't f... Read more
Day Two
Monday, October 21, 2019      5 comments

Yesterday I did well. I came in under my bottom calorie goal but that is ok because I know my body and if I was to eat 1400 calories in a day I would not lose weight. I'm completely sedentary due to illness and I'm sure my metabolism is at a cr... Read more
A New Start and a Shaky Resolve
Saturday, October 19, 2019      3 comments

OK. Truth time. I had made some small progress by getting into the last ten pounds above Onederland. and i stayed there for quite a while. Then came almost a week at my dad's and a course of steroids---those two things brought me back up to... Read more
In a Dark Place--feeling my way out
Sunday, February 03, 2019      5 comments

Recently have had a bad flare of RA. I've been bed/recliner bound for three weeks now. Because I was in too much pain to get up and get drinks or ... Read more
A Game Changer
Sunday, April 15, 2018      3 comments

I basically stopped all contact with Spark People except for a team chat that I lead. I had lost a good amount of weight and was solidly into Onederland. Then came an asthma attack that landed me in the hospital in March for 9 days. And becaus... Read more
Sunday, December 10, 2017      5 comments

Well I am the heaviest I have been in a year and a half. The thing is....I gained 14 lbs in a matter of days. I know for a fact that I have not eaten the 3,000+extra calories necessary to gain a pound in a day...let alone 14!! I have trouble wi... Read more
The Weighting Game
Monday, October 23, 2017      4 comments

Two weeks ago I went to visit my dad for 5 days. It was a gustatory field day. We both like to eat and we both are attempting to lose weight. I had a definite "vacation mindset" and since I can't afford a cruise, I partied by eating my dad's (... Read more
Imbibing - the ins and outs.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      4 comments

Well, I haven't been on Spark for a day or two. I haven't been tracking, nor have I been really watching what i eat. And I'm at the lowest weight I've been since early last spring....following a large weight loss after my mom died in the end ... Read more

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