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A Struggle and a Victory
Monday, June 26, 2017      3 comments

It's been a while since I posted. Not too much to say. Except that the other day--after weighing 192 about 4 days prior....and being spot on my calorie target range....I weighed in at 197!!! WTHeck. Either my scale needs batteries or I am gai... Read more
Sunday, June 18, 2017      5 comments

I am an overcomer. The Bible says that I am....therefore it is true. I've overcome a lot in my lifetime. I overcame my schizophrenia so that instead of being in the hospital every time I turned around, visits have become rare. This June makes ... Read more
Wednesday, June 14, 2017      4 comments

HONESTLY? Right now I should be cleaning my room, putting the laundry away, taking a shower or washing the dishes. And I’m blogging instead because well, it’s more fun and yet still productive. I’ve just been looking over some tracking c... Read more
God and My Weight Loss
Saturday, June 10, 2017      5 comments

Ecclesiastes 9:10a Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might; Maybe you, like me have been trying for many years to fight the battle against encroaching obesity…and you are worn out. Maybe you, like me, have lost and regai... Read more
Saturday, June 10, 2017      4 comments

I had just written a blog post that was maybe the best, most important one I’ve ever written…and once again the cyber -devil struck and when I went to post it, it vanished…right out into the cybersphere….I tried all my tricks to regain it…and no... Read more
Three Weeks Down
Monday, June 05, 2017      4 comments

As I have already explained...the scale told me of a four pound loss and then when I replaced the batteries told me it was only a two pound loss. Well, I did not correct that figure in the weight tracker so today, when I have lost one more poun... Read more
Weigh to Be
Friday, June 02, 2017      3 comments

So, on Wednesday I got up my courage, bit the bullet and got on the scales. And ....WOOOHOO , I had lost 4 pounds from the last weigh in. But hang on...before you celebrate...Yesterday I weighed myself again...one day and only a moderate amoun... Read more
Monday, May 29, 2017      2 comments

Well, for two weeks I was going great guns. Every day below the lowest number of my calorie goal or in the very near vicinity. That is....until today. It started last night. I was in terrible pain from a very messed up spine and somehow ... Read more
A Journey of a Thousand Miles
Friday, May 26, 2017      5 comments

I started out great guns, easily achieving days where I tracked every bite and came in around 1200 calories in a day. But after a week, my calorie intake has crept back up...until there came one night when I was RAVENOUS all night long (and obv... Read more
Taking Stock--Regaining my losses
Tuesday, May 16, 2017      4 comments

Last November and December I lost about 25 lbs following the death of my mom. And I maintained that for a number of months. At that time I really felt that Spark People was not helping me. I can do almost no exercise due to an aggressive case ... Read more
The Struggle Against Entropy
Saturday, March 04, 2017      5 comments

"Steven Pinker recently wrote an essay on how people need to better appreciate the second law of thermodynamics. Specifically, they need to understand that if we don’t actively work to keep chaos at bay, entropy wins. “Closed systems inexo... Read more
Can't Touch that!
Sunday, February 26, 2017      7 comments

I have come to the conclusion that tracking as I go throughout the day or worse yet, tracking my food BEFORE I eat was not helpful. All I could think about all day long was food...how much I'd eaten and how much more I could have before day's ... Read more
A Change of Plan
Thursday, February 16, 2017      2 comments

I have signed in to Spark People almost 90 days in a row. I have tracked my food for weeks. And I have had some spectacular "fails." Right now I need to reassess. What is working for me? Tracking has worked mainly to show me that I am not m... Read more
About Face!!
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      4 comments

I have to share this with you! I've been straying a bit from the beaten path...but have been doing several things which are apparently paying off. This morning I weighed myself....after I got the courage to open my eyes, expecting to see a f... Read more
A Vacation from Moderation
Tuesday, January 31, 2017      3 comments

Last Friday I went grocery shopping and I bought on impulse a package of Klondike Bars thinking that since they were wrapped In single serve wrappers I could control the amount I consume. Well. Let me tell you, my hands aren't the greatest bu... Read more

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