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To Dad's and Back
Friday, June 18, 2021      4 comments

I will keep this short and sweet as my shoulder is killing me and it hurts to extend my arm toward the keyboard. I went to dad's. I didn't really "pig out" but i did eat more in a day there than I am used to here...and my weight went up 5 l... Read more
Walking on Water
Tuesday, June 08, 2021      2 comments

Have you had this happen to you? When for a long time you worked and watched what you ate and exercised and really , it seemed not to be accomplishing anything. You think of all the pounds ahead and need to be gone and you feel kind of in despai... Read more
Misery's Dividends
Sunday, June 06, 2021      3 comments

There's one thing good about having a husband that hates my guts and wants me dead. How do I know? He tells me every chance he gets. He says worse things too...but they are things I cannot/will not speak There's something that misery is good fo... Read more
Some Things have Happened
Saturday, June 05, 2021      5 comments

Two days ago my dad called me and said he was not well. He has an arrhythmia that had acted up big time. Dad coiuldn't make it across one room without gasping for air. Yesterday dad went to his cardiologist who immediately called an ambulance... Read more
Mitigating Disaster
Tuesday, June 01, 2021      6 comments

-Following a moderate scale success I encountered something that I shouldn't eat. Oh yes. I baked brownies-- for the first time in several years--and now I remembered why it is I hadn't made them in recent memory. It's because I am compell... Read more
The Father/Daughter Dynamic
Monday, May 24, 2021      5 comments

Well I did it. A couple of weeks ago I set it as a private goal to re-lose the 10+ pounds I regained recently. And. Mission accomplished! Now to lose another ten and I will be back to my lowest weight in this current effort to lose the weig... Read more
Art Journaling Woes
Friday, May 14, 2021      4 comments

I have been viewing a class on art journaling which teaches you several different ways to make journals and then suggests different themes you might want to dedicate some books to. I was intrigued and bought some supplies so that I could try ... Read more
Good Intentions, Uncertain results.
Wednesday, May 05, 2021      2 comments

I'm in the middle of my two week visit to my dad. The other day I went to my GP for a followup visit. They weighed me (fully dressed) and the scale results were unchanged from my last visit 3 months ago. This is both reassuring and discourag... Read more
Trooper Tales
Saturday, April 24, 2021      4 comments

yes. I'm still alive for those of you who might have wondered I just got finished with three hospital stays. As I have bemoaned in the past. it is impossible to eat healthfully in the hospital. although in our relatively new medical center. th... Read more
I Came and I Conquered (?? Or DID I?)
Saturday, March 13, 2021      1 comments

My blog post that preceded this one, from a couple of days ago put it out there boldly that I NEED to see a success and pretty soon. I’m fighting a war on two fronts: on a fluids restriction and my efforts to keep my calorie count low –and not... Read more
Shine On, ...
Thursday, March 11, 2021      2 comments

Here is a comment I left on a friend's Spark Page. "I have kind of been scarce on SP lately. I just show up to track my food and spin the wheel and that's about it. My attitude has stunk to high heaven. I"ve been eating with a self-destructiv... Read more
On a Grand Scale
Monday, March 08, 2021      2 comments

Some of you might recall past posts when I was rejoicing over dramatic, rapid weight loss....come to find out my scales needed new batteries!! Well that happened to me one too many times --and sometimes just randomly wrong readings. I ordered ... Read more
A "DRY" Discussion
Saturday, March 06, 2021      2 comments

Earlier this week, I saw my nephrologist (Kidney doctor) and we discussed what we can do to keep my blood sodium level high enough to keep me out of the hospital. It's a hard situation because the normal treatment for that is to severely restri... Read more
Again and A Gain
Wednesday, March 03, 2021      2 comments

How many "comebacks" have I made? I don't know. But since I'd lost 70lbs in 2011, I've been away and back several times over. Several? maybe 10. And within each period of activity here on SP. I have mini-periods of wandering. I will not call... Read more
God's Blessing; Satan's Curse
Friday, February 19, 2021      3 comments

Do we all have a skinny, little kid inside us who never walks when they can run or never runs when they can do cartwheels? I had a neighbor as a child and this is how she described me. My mom had to make all my clothes because I was so skinny a... Read more

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