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TSH -- 0.13
Thursday, February 18, 2021      2 comments

Yesterday I got some really welcome news. IN the past two weeks I"ve gained 13 ;lbs!! I've been ravenous. Finally I called my doctor about it because I was wondering if one of the blood pressure meds i'm on might be causing this rapid "expansi... Read more
On the Brink
Wednesday, February 17, 2021      6 comments

Well we are on the brink of this winter storm that will be arriving tonight. Much of the country is in frigid darkness without power and probably locked in despair as well. I pray that I'm not in the same spot in the next few days. I am still ... Read more
Losing my Way
Saturday, February 13, 2021      4 comments

I don't know how it happened except to say that suddenly. it's been months since i've been here at Spark and although there were times when I did okay wiht my weight loss. right now I'm struggling. I've gained a bit of weight but I think that th... Read more
i Don't Know
Sunday, January 10, 2021      7 comments

what I have to safely say. I've gotten myself into trouble lately for being too open about my mental health struggles of late. So I will refrain from comment except to ask you for prayer as i deal with an Identity Thief/stalker...th... Read more
in the fire
Sunday, December 27, 2020      3 comments

There is something going on in my life....which I don't feel at liberty to describe....but I have made some critical (nicer word than "stupid") mistakes lately and they have gotten me into some seriously bad trouble. I feel like taking my laptop... Read more
The One who Saves
Thursday, December 24, 2020      5 comments

Some people look at this Christmas with something akin to to bitterness, feeling deprived of family get-togethers, shopping with the herds in the mall, going out to sing Christmas carols at the doors of neighbors =-yeah, people still do that--ju... Read more
Choose the Better Thing
Friday, December 18, 2020      4 comments

I had a bad week last week. It was bad in terms of self discipline and I struggled with an overwhelming sweet tooth.. Chocolate in particular was the temptation to which i fell prey in a big way more than twice in that span. My meal choices w... Read more
Where I Am and Where I'm Going
Sunday, December 13, 2020      3 comments

For the past week I've made feeble efforts at tracking and none of the results are dependable, except today and yesterday. Today, thus far in the day, I've made laudable effort at getting myself back on track. Tell me, friends, does your weig... Read more
Scale Deceptions
Tuesday, December 08, 2020      3 comments

I'm so happy and at the same time, suspicious. I've had an exciting weight loss....but yesterday showed me at the low end of the spectrum I was inhabiting before this new spurt came to be. I would automatically say it is due to low batteries in ... Read more
Shock the Doc
Saturday, November 21, 2020      6 comments

In 2010 I had my first hip replacement.. Due to the problems I had with hip dislocation, I continued to need repeated surgeries....so my Orthosurgeon and I have become friends. In 2010-2011, I lost 70 lbs here at Spark People. When I had that... Read more
For a Day..or Three
Friday, November 20, 2020      4 comments

I’m not really sure what happened but suddenly two or more days passed without logging in or tracking food. My weight had been kind of stuck between 180 and 185 for a number of days…more days than I felt comfortable with…and in fact, I had gai... Read more
What do You Think of When You Think of Christmas?
Saturday, November 14, 2020      2 comments

If you thought the news in my last blog was too good to be true---you're right. It was. The day after I wrote it, the scale showed me 169. Ummmmm. No one. NO ONE is that lucky. So I changed the batteries in my scale...and weighed myself. 1... Read more
Another One?
Wednesday, November 11, 2020      2 comments

Yeah, two posts in two days. I will try to keep this one on the short side. I just want to give, what they call in church, a "Praise Report"...When I weighed myself yesterday I found that I had lost two pounds. Today I was scared to look...... Read more
Yesterday's "First"
Tuesday, November 10, 2020      3 comments

As many of you know, who read my blogs, I am disabled by several forms of autoimmune diseases with the primary problem being severe arthritis. My fingers are twisted, my spine is a wreck, my ankles-unbearably painful. There are more problems li... Read more
For Dear Life
Saturday, November 07, 2020      2 comments

As I mentioned in my last blog, I felt that a shift had occurred in my journey towards a healthy weight. Although it had not quite caught up with me yet on the scale, I knew I was on the cusp of gaining some weight, judging by the trends in my ... Read more

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