Does one change on being able to motivate one self?
When I first changed Sparks I did so because I was running out of steam to keep losing. The scale had gone from 288 down to 256 and would NOT move. I had joined WW online, but I didn't much of it.. I was paying for a service, I wasn't finding... Read more
NICE results from Dietician, foot update (NICE !)
Today I saw the dietican. I have someone go with me cause in any place where I "might" become overwhelmed (most of the time with anyone medical,,, just been THROUGH TO MUCH !) it helps me because I just can't hold onto the facts. To say that b... Read more
Would you like a very supportive active, caring team? 5% Challenge
Years ago when I first joined SPARKS (A GREAT MOVE !! I had belonged to WW online, but was STRUGGLING ! I was looking for a way I SURELY LOSE weight and KEEP IT OFF !! I wanted it to be SUPPORTIVE and CARING yet Kind !!
I had made a friend... Read more
FUN !! A NSV (Non Scale Victory)
At my highest I weighed 288 lbs wore a 2X top and a 3X pant/skirts. Those were QUICKLY becoming to TIGHT !! I HAD bought a pair of shorts in a 4X telling myself the "Sizes are wrong." Hmmmm inside though I KNEW the TRUTH !!!
Today I went ... Read more
New Cast,,, MIGHT make my 5% goal loss !
I belong to the 5% Community Challenge where we do SAFELY what we can do to lose 5% of our weight in 8 weeks. There are 550ish members of this team, which is divided up into teams, I am on the Spirited Under Dog (Dawggies) team. GOOOOOO DAWGGI... Read more
9 lbs GONE in 7 wks, for 5% Challenge need 2.2,, can I?
I am a member of the 5% Challenge on the Spirited Undah Dawg team. We are now in week 7,,, had our weigh in by the end of tonight, I did mine yesterday. To make my 5% goal I needed to lose 11.5 lbs during the 8 weeks. I've lost just over 9 lbs... Read more
Life happens, decision, will be hard
Monday I went to the Wound Clinic regarding the ulcer I've have on my foot near the big toe.
I've been seeing the head Dr there. Last week he had told me he wanted me back in a cast. I was not wild about it. The casts they use weighs 4... Read more
Going across the bridge, purdy with pictures
My regular readers know I am not able to use my left foot so I either use my knee walker or power chair. This day I was using my power chair.
I had been up to the wound clinic which I did so using my power chair via the city bus. First th... Read more
frustrating ,,,, it'll work out though
Today I went into the wound clinic as always so it seems. For those who are new to reading this, I've had an ulcer on my foot which does not want to clear up,,, in a few weeks it'll be a year.
In talking to 2 of their people,,, it had been... Read more
Have a FUSSY eater? Do NOT like veggies?
For many years,,,ok let's be honest, ALL my life (in my 50's) I NOT LIKED veggies!! Yes there are times I get them down,,, hiding them in my foods.
Hiding them in food?? Last night and again tonight I made eggs. Two large eggs,a slice of... Read more
IF ONLY I had known losing weight would be THIS EASY !!!
I was awoken this morning with a text from MaryAnn (MaryAnngi the CL (Crazy leader???? Nah it's for Community Leadah) it reads the following:
I don't know WHY I didn't figure this out sooner!
I use shamp... Read more
I am finding SUCCESS ! OH WOOOHOOO !
TY For those who read my blog a few days ago. I had started to not losing as much. I realized it was because instead of eating the 1550 calories (I am 5'3" and weigh 222) the dietician had set for me, I had DROPPED back down to 1200 or LESS. ... Read more
I haven't lost my usual,,,, the Y(not emotionally)
I have been losing on an average 1.5 lb a week, however the past 2 weeks it's been ounces.
I went back to February to look at what I was doing. SIMPLE!!! At that time I was eating 1550 calories. The past 2 weeks I have slipped back to NO... Read more
Sometimes we are forced to do things which are 2 HARD!!
This week on the 5% Community Challenge we are working on 2 skills to help us along with losing weight. Did you know those who are cluttering items around their home's,car etc are 77% more likely to have a weight problem? I read that on the in... Read more
Since January lost 22 lbs!! Attitude COUNTS
I have always hear "If you stay positive you can achieve what you want."
Sometimes that's not always possible, we ARE human! I weigh in on Saturday and started the Winter 5% Challenge with the Dawggie Team (Spirited Under Dogs) on Januar... Read more