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A Game Changer
Sunday, April 15, 2018      3 comments

I basically stopped all contact with Spark People except for a team chat that I lead. I had lost a good amount of weight and was solidly into Onederland. Then came an asthma attack that landed me in the hospital in March for 9 days. And becaus... Read more
Sunday, December 10, 2017      5 comments

Well I am the heaviest I have been in a year and a half. The thing is....I gained 14 lbs in a matter of days. I know for a fact that I have not eaten the 3,000+extra calories necessary to gain a pound in a day...let alone 14!! I have trouble wi... Read more
The Weighting Game
Monday, October 23, 2017      4 comments

Two weeks ago I went to visit my dad for 5 days. It was a gustatory field day. We both like to eat and we both are attempting to lose weight. I had a definite "vacation mindset" and since I can't afford a cruise, I partied by eating my dad's (... Read more
Imbibing - the ins and outs.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      4 comments

Well, I haven't been on Spark for a day or two. I haven't been tracking, nor have I been really watching what i eat. And I'm at the lowest weight I've been since early last spring....following a large weight loss after my mom died in the end ... Read more
Can Too Much Water actually KILL You?
Sunday, September 10, 2017      5 comments

I spent last weekend in the hospital with hyponatremia (low blood sodium) and low potassium and magnesium. They padded my bed rails with blankets and put me on a heart numbers were so low that seizures and cardiac arrest were real ... Read more
Small Goals and Big Plans
Monday, August 14, 2017      2 comments's been almost a week....most days my calories have been floating around the lower number of my calorie was a bit higher but still over a hundred lower than the upper level in the goal. It looks like I've made it through m... Read more
LEGAL Kettle Corn!
Saturday, July 29, 2017      6 comments

I recently bought a microwave container with a vented lid to pop popcorn in the microwave, without oil. I dumped the lush whiteness into a bowl and thought, "I don't know why I'm eating this...i want something SWEET. so I had an inspiration. I... Read more
Saturday, July 22, 2017      8 comments

Yesterday I did well. I went to bed with a surplus of available calories which could be spent on the inevitable midnight snack. some point in the night I made a bad decision to head to the kitchen and I made a worse decision to br... Read more
Never Saying Die
Tuesday, July 18, 2017      5 comments

I just had a whole blog written and it was boring even to me. No one wants to read an analysis of my eating and tracking issues. Suffice it to say that I've taken a few missteps away from tracking and my goals and am once more, coming back to ... Read more
The Little Changes that can Change your World
Monday, July 10, 2017      3 comments

I last weighed myself a week ago. And today I weigh the same. While it could be a disappointment, it , however, was not. Because Saturday and Sunday were horribly off kilter...they were so bad I couldn't even track them. I didn't know where t... Read more
50 Shades of Thin
Tuesday, July 04, 2017      4 comments

Today is the crossing of the 50 day mark for both spinning the wheel and tracking my food. Well if you read my last blogpost you will know that I randomly gained 5 pounds...for no comprehensible reason. Someone suggested in the team that I lea... Read more
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

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