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Connection is Key

Sunday, September 28, 2014      0 comments

I have struggled with my health challenge these past two weeks. So very much stress in my life just derailed everything. I have been somewhat mindful of what I've eaten but not diligent about exercise or food choices. I've withdrawn from lots... Read more

Hiding=Stuffing

Monday, September 15, 2014      1 comments

Okay, I recognize this feeling. I want to hide. In the past, I would watch TV and graze to hide from it. Not today. I will work through it both physically and emotionally. DIG deep= D. eliberate choices I. nspiration G. et Going ... Read more

Shame and Boundaries

Wednesday, September 10, 2014      0 comments

Okay, I had a BIG a-ha this morning and the things I learned have had a big impact on my emotional eating and I want to remember that I need to work on them so.... I was abused as a child. It left me fuzzy about boundaries, and without bou... Read more

Taking time to take care of me is paying off

Tuesday, September 09, 2014      0 comments

Got on the scales this morning and I had dropped another 5 pounds! It was a nice boost after my emotional disillusionment last night. Back on with the Challenge. I am however very stressed about the prospect of marriage counseling starting... Read more

Challenge vs Competition

Tuesday, September 09, 2014      0 comments

I have thoroughly enjoyed the health challenge this week but the laser just posted a "board" of how we all rank both on points earned & %of weight lost. I am in 2 ND place on weight last & 18 points behind on points. I find myself having a very ... Read more

One week Health Challenge results

Sunday, September 07, 2014      2 comments

Today marks one week of doing the Health Challenge with friends. I have lost 6.4 pounds and 2 inches. Not bad. I will have Sunday be my "sugar" day as I can bake a treat for the family and have it be part of our family time. Also, it will be... Read more

Saturday more Sane

Saturday, September 06, 2014      0 comments

After yesterday's overindulgence, I got back on track today. I read inspirational stuff early, gabbed with my girls, had Chinese for lunch, but only ate half my portion and tracked all foods and exercised later in the day, but did 45 min instead... Read more

Bad Day, Learn from It

Friday, September 05, 2014      1 comments

Okay, a number of things went wrong today and this is what I learned: 1) Check in with Spark People EARLY in the day so as to stay focused and motivated. Without that it is easy to get off track. 2) Exercise in morning and spiritual readi... Read more

Stories I tell myself

Thursday, September 04, 2014      1 comments

Watch out for the stories you tell yourself. They can lead to major stress and disappointment or anger...which can lead to unhealthy eating. Do what YOU feel is best, kind, loving, supportive, etc. If another person doesn't respond or responds... Read more

Pros and Cons, things to watch for in my Health Challenge

Wednesday, September 03, 2014      2 comments

New Health Challenge is a start. I think it will help to establish some good starting habits, but there is no calorie or fat limitation, though there is an exercise and fruit and veggie incentive. There is also a limit on sugars, an encouraged... Read more

Health challenge started

Monday, September 01, 2014      0 comments

Feeling VERY fragile today. Sad and anxious, but better than yesterday. I don't feel emotionally stable. Started about 3 days after restarting thyroid meds. Observe. I felt GREAT before. Maybe I need to ask on the thyroid forum? I have sta... Read more

So Tired; Time to Take It Slow and Take Care of ME

Wednesday, August 27, 2014      0 comments

First week of school hurdle cleared. My body is screaming to slow down or I feel sickness on the horizon. Today I will rest. relaxing Qi Gong video for exercise, and simple chores until the "parent on duty" whirlwind of LHS Open House, etc begi... Read more

GAS time

Wednesday, August 20, 2014      0 comments

It's GAS time, or Give A Shi* time. Something clicked back into place yesterday. Feel almost happy again. Found myself smiling today for no reason. Taking a herbal blend apothecary weight loss drop that really seems to keep my craving ... Read more

New weapon, not unbalanced.

Monday, January 06, 2014      1 comments

I have had one of the hardest years of my life since I was 18. I have struggled to keep my balance and find my joy. I have worried something inside me broke with all the stress. In talking with a wise friend yesterday he pointed out I was just... Read more

Hard hearts and stiff necks need repentance

Tuesday, December 31, 2013      0 comments

I was reading in the scriptures and found a verse about how when we have hard hearts and stiff necks we need to repent to find the freedom and joy God would bless us with. I thought how my BODY was getting stiffer and my arteries must be harden... Read more


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