Why did I wait??
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 5 comments
Isn't it amazing how success leads to success? I'm on day 4 of eating really healthy and exercising and feel so much better already! And I'm working on getting 8 hours of sleep. Why did I wait so long to work on my health? I forgot how g... Read more
Are you living in the past or living for the future?
Friday, January 14, 2011 4 comments
The question of the day are you living in the past or living for the future? One of my favorite quotes is 'you can't change the past but you can change the future'. This quote caused me to raise the question of whether or not I'm living in... Read more
Do you eat to live or live to eat?
Thursday, January 13, 2011 4 comments
Yesterday I used the motto eat to live! It worked. Instead of focusing on food and getting so excited about the next meal I decided to focus on me! Weight has been an ongoing struggle and I tend to be an emotional eater so yesterday I d... Read more
What do you learn from reading others' blog posts?
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 5 comments
When I got up early today I set aside 30 minutes to spend on Spark People - log in, huddle, read a few posts, etc. and here I am almost 45 minutes later! It's been a great 45 minutes. I read blogs about the importance of eating to live ... Read more
Thin family members don't help when...
Monday, January 10, 2011 9 comments
Yesterday after church I was talking to a friend about her efforts to lose weight and be more healthy. My 92 year old mother who has been thin her whole life decided to chime in on the subject. Needless to say I found it making me angry. ... Read more
Where are you on the life scale of happiness?
Friday, December 24, 2010 0 comments
I read an interesting article in the Economist that people's happiness follows a U shaped pattern. Happiness is the highest in the 20's and in your elderly years and at its lowest in your mid to late 40's or even low 50's. Happiness goes back... Read more
What are you planning to do for you today?
Monday, December 20, 2010 2 comments
What are your plans for you today? Are you on your to do list? I mean do you have something on the list that you like to do for you? If your list is like mine -- I'm going to work, planning to clean the house and do laundry, wrap pres... Read more
Sunday, December 19, 2010 1 comments
Yesterday I went to a graduation and heard the speaker give a speech about never giving up and working towards your goal in some way everyday. That applies to us!! So I'm persevering today by taking a few moments to blog and huddle with my... Read more
Kid's Have Such a Positive Outlook......
Saturday, December 18, 2010 5 comments
Are you a positive person? Do people regard you as positive or negative? Do you find that the more positive you are the better you are at balancing your life and losing or maintaining a healthy weight? I spent yesterday in my daughter's 2... Read more
Not perfect but moving in the right direction....
Friday, December 17, 2010 3 comments
My goal for today is to keep moving forward on my goal to a healthier me. And to not expect perfection. I have to be patient and also take time to praise myself for making healthier choices at least some of the time and for getting more ex... Read more
Is your life on hold until you lose weight?
Thursday, December 16, 2010 2 comments
Yesterday, I read one of the blogs that commented on the fact that sometimes we wait to "live" our lives until we are at a certain weight. I thought a lot about this and realized that I spend a lot of time each day being miserable about m... Read more
What is the secret to success?
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 7 comments
Last night I watched the Biggest Loser. It was very inspiring to see how great everyone looked and even more importantly how the weight loss had affected them mentally. They were so happy and positive and ready to take on the challenges of lif... Read more
Managing Your Time for You!
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 4 comments
I find it amazing that taking the time to log on to Spark People works! Taking time to read inspirational stories and even see that others struggle like me is encouraging. I got up this morning a few minutes earlier for some me time and ... Read more
I don't like being like this....no more excuses
Monday, December 13, 2010 3 comments
Well here I am again. I've been gone for two months. During the two months I did not keep a balanced life and gained 10 pounds! But I'm determined to start again on the journey to be healtheir. My daughter just had her 8th Birtday and I ... Read more
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