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Finding a Beachhead
Friday, November 15, 2019      4 comments

As I have lost some weight so far (about 30 lbs), I have been dismayed to see my flesh kind of just hanging on my bones...(of course the bones are not visible much--not YET!). The atrophy is obvious even just by looking at me. When I lost the ... Read more
Getting the Ball Rolling
Thursday, November 14, 2019      4 comments

Hello all! Yesterday my dad took me in my electric wheelchair to the Christmas tree store where i found a gorgeous square dinner plate wiht a Christmas scene on it...It is either 8 or 9"...and I got some pretty little bowls with a Thanksgiving... Read more
You ate WHAT?
Monday, November 11, 2019      5 comments

yeah. a bag of cocoa dusted almonds. a LOT of calories and fat. (this was the night before last into yesterday. ) I tried to rally by having just some cantaloupe and cottage cheese. for dinner....but regardless, this morning I had gained 2 l... Read more
Going Blind?
Saturday, November 09, 2019      10 comments

I will try to make this blog shorter than its predecessors. On Thursday I went to the eye doctor and after he did a number of tests, he lowered the boom The glaucoma that I knew I had, he had told me a year or two ago was a non-critical form...... Read more
Some Thoughts
Friday, November 08, 2019      3 comments

Today marks three weeks of tracking. When I first started I kind of lost sight of something that I knew but temporarily forgot. And that is: There are good fats and bad fats and there are good carbs and bad carbs. I do not believe by any mean... Read more
Tuesday, November 05, 2019      5 comments

Forgiveness is a big deal. When someone has wounded us, forgiveness can be hard. But it is necessary in order to move on and to free them to move on. When we have wounded someone, forgiveness from them is so important in the healing process.... Read more
Sunday, November 03, 2019      3 comments

I have been deceived. This morning when I stood on my scale in the morning and I saw that I weighed 209---THAT was deception.---because the night before at 10 PM after getting rid of a bunch of fluid, the scale read 207. I thought when I saw t... Read more
How Many Calories do Words Have?
Saturday, November 02, 2019      2 comments

My have to ask because I m eating them. I said I did not believe that just tracking and exercising some self control is going to work in my efforts to lose weight. I worked hard in the past two three days in tracking and making healthy choices..... Read more
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

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