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Side Trip
Sunday, June 02, 2019      4 comments

Ok, well there is good news and bad news. The bad news is that I took a side trip ... got busy with life and failed to follow the eating plan very well, track what I was eating or my exercise and just stumbled my way along. The good news is th... Read more
It's all about balance
Monday, May 27, 2019      0 comments

While I have continued to try to watch what I eat and stick (more or less) to the eating plan I have not been on the computer that much. What I have done is housework and lots of gardening and yard work. So, I am struggling between the various ... Read more
The Journey Continues
Wednesday, May 22, 2019      0 comments

Another day - more opportunities for success. With each opportunity I am provided the chance to step up of stumble up or stumble and fall down. Here's to stepping up and not any of my other opportunities!... Read more
Color me satisfied
Tuesday, May 21, 2019      0 comments

Well, I survived the struggle with a few slips and stumbles but no significant fall. Chose carefully what I had and even for dessert chose the smallest piece of cake and then proceeded to thoroughly enjoy it! Planned the rest of the day around... Read more
Day 10 - The Journey Continues ... 1 step at a time!
Monday, May 20, 2019      3 comments

Today I am struggling a little .. while I have had a great first week I am struggling with the desire to throw the restrictions out the window! I won't cave. I refuse to fail! I will stumble a little tonight as I have to have dinner at a frie... Read more
Day 9 - One Step at a Time
Sunday, May 19, 2019      5 comments

Yesterday didn't end up being as big a fall as I had anticipated as our son and his family had to reschedule for next weekend. I did a little yard work yesterday and spent a lot of time on the computer exploring exercises and exercise programs.... Read more
Day 8 - Milestones Passed and Those Faced
Saturday, May 18, 2019      2 comments

Whoo Hoo! I am down some more this am. Today I will stumble because I will be going to a local Hamburger fast food place with my son and his family. However, I am already planning on increasing my activity, adjusting my other meals, increasin... Read more
The Journey Continues
Friday, May 17, 2019      5 comments

I can't say this has been easy. I feel like I spend the majority of my day sitting in front of my computer trying to plan and adding and subtracting foods to keep within the range of calories, proteins, carbs and fat. Yesterday I didn't do wel... Read more
Day 6 - The Journey Continues
Thursday, May 16, 2019      2 comments

Well, on Day 5 I came the closest yet to what SP says I should be reaching .... and today for breakfast I was a little low on everything, but came closer .. so, recognizing that we learn by making mistakes and trying new things I can console mys... Read more
The Abyss - Day 5 ... Now changing to the Journey
Wednesday, May 15, 2019      0 comments

Yesterday was a good recovery from the big stumble the day before. Calories ... good. Water .... good. Exercise .. ok. Protein and fat ... a little high and I continue to struggle to get enough carbs. So I need to either follow the SP food... Read more
The Abyss - Day 4
Tuesday, May 14, 2019      0 comments

I love lobster ... crab ... shrimp .... I just do! So yesterday was a big challenge and I did a big stumble! I went way over in fat because while I prefer a strong lemon taste to my butter I do like the butter with the seafood. Calorie-wise I... Read more
Day 3 - The Abyss
Monday, May 13, 2019      0 comments

Yesterday I ate more than I wanted but managed to eat the calories that SPARK says I should. While I don't like tracking its importance begins to come out of the darkness. I eat too much protein and fat, not enough carbs, and too few calories.... Read more
Day 2 of the Abyss - Continuing the Journey
Sunday, May 12, 2019      0 comments

Well, all in all I did well yesterday. I wasn't able to stay completely within the goals, but I did manage to be 100% successful in that I didn't give up. Failure is only when I stop trying. My biggest failure is my ability to eat everything ... Read more
Once again into the Abyss
Saturday, May 11, 2019      7 comments

So, once again I am jumping into the abyss in search of the land of health, weight loss and blood sugar control. I have been on this path many times, but always seem to take the wrong turn and end up back where I started ... wandering through t... Read more