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Never giving up. Healthy is a lifestyle.
Thursday, October 31, 2013      5 comments

I've been away for awhile and had some ups and downs. I'm back and continuing my healthy life. Because I don't see being healthy as something I'm trying to do just for a weight goal, this is not a do over. This is just me realizing I've slipped ... Read more
Skinny BF has learned to be supportive :-)
Saturday, May 11, 2013      4 comments

Well it took me by surprise; I had a conversation with my boyfriend a couple of weeks ago about my intention to get back on track moving towards a healthy life and he was supportive and helpful. Of course that is how it should be but it has not ... Read more
Off the sidelines
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      6 comments

I have been sidelined for a few months again. It is a pattern that is making me weary. I will be doing well, losing weight, staying focused and feeling good and then BAM an injury or illness will knock me down hard. This time it was a knee... Read more
Today is a new First Day
Thursday, September 20, 2012      3 comments

My liver issue side lined me a bit. Since that little debacle I have just been concentrating on making sure I didn't eat the wrong things so as not to inflame my liver again. I'm getting the hang of that but in the meantime my exercise routine h... Read more
The mess I have created
Sunday, August 26, 2012      6 comments

This year has been very hard on me physically. I am having to face all the damage I have done to my body. I am not catching any breaks. I ended up in the ER on Friday night/Sat morning and found that I was having an attack of gastritis (not a ne... Read more
call with the nutritionist :-)
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      1 comments

I just got off the phone with the nutritionist. It went very well. She was awesome. She reaffirmed what I have learned on SP. She said SP is a "really good site." She supported what I have learned to be true: moderation, portion control, lean pr... Read more
Conflicting Info (makes me cringe)
Saturday, August 11, 2012      1 comments

It happened to me again. I went to my doc about my hormones and she gave me diet advice. I'm sure there is nothing inherently wrong with her advice but the problem is that every health professional I see gives me advice and much of it is contrad... Read more
Reality check
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      4 comments

I have been doing a lot of reading the last few days. I really needed to read the stories of others who are on the journey towards health. I read the good, the bad, and the ugly. It was motivational, enlightening, and provided me with the gritty... Read more
Ahhhh The Scale is Moving :-)
Saturday, July 21, 2012      2 comments

I have been stuck in a bad way. I have a lot of health issues (other than being obese-but a lot caused by him being obese). The one that has impacted me the most is having a pinched nerve. It has really limited my ability to exercise. My choice... Read more
Getting back in the saddle
Monday, July 09, 2012      2 comments

I have been out for a few months having been sidelined by some medial issues. I'm now starting to feel human again. My energy level has not fully recovered but I can tell it is coming back as I'm actually thinking about exercising and my plan is... Read more
The problem is me
Sunday, April 15, 2012      0 comments

I have been on a bad stall for weeks. Well I'm not sure if stall is the correct term. The truth is that my old, bad habits have been wreaking havoc and I have been like that woman in that commercial we all make fun of "I've fallen and I can't ge... Read more
Wow...he laughed at me
Thursday, March 22, 2012      8 comments

This evening I was making my dinner prior to work (yeah I work the night shift). My boyfriend was also making himself something to eat. Some of the things for my meal weren't in the system so I grabbed the containers to come to the computer and ... Read more
Determined to end the month well
Monday, March 19, 2012      0 comments

I know it seems a little preliminary to start talking about the end of the month on the 19th but I know that in order to end well, I have make every day count. I see my doctor next week and I have to take my food log to him. He recommended Spark... Read more
A little proud of myself today
Friday, March 16, 2012      1 comments

I was sitting here talking on the phone with a friend when I suddenly decided that it was a beautiful day and I was going to go for a walk. So I put in my bluetooth and made that into a productive conversation. I realize going for walk is not re... Read more
Ending a bad weekend
Monday, March 12, 2012      3 comments

I was so fired up last week and I thought I would go into this weekend strong. But no, it didn't work out that way. I had all kinds of cravings, sweets, carbs, bacon--frankly I think I craved everything. I am sure that sleep deprivation had a lo... Read more

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