Progress and a hike.
So I had my appointment with the Bariatric Doctor and Nutritionist on Tuesday. I have made some progress, but not as much as I wanted, and I know why. The last two weeks, I ignored my food tracking because I wasn't eating right. Lots of resta... Read more
I'd like to introduce Makua (pronounced Ma koo ah). He is a true rescue, or as my friend put it, a foundling.
My son and his girlfriend were... Read more
I DECIDED I NEEDED HELP
I have been a member of Spark People since April of 2008. I have had off and on periods, and my weight has been up and down, lately more up. As I have gotten closer to the age my mom was when she was diagnosed with diabetes, I realized my body... Read more
NOT BAD, CONSIDERING
So, my wonderful team, 40-somethings with 50-99 lbs to Lose, has 3 monthly team challenges. You set a goal, and then work at meeting it. You can participate in all or just one, it's up to you. They are Steps, Mileage, and Fitness Minutes. I e... Read more
THE BEST-LAID PLANS...NO GOOD DEED...PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS
All three of those quotes come to mind when I think of the week I just had.
"The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry."
I took a partial week of vacation, and though I was staying home, I had activities planned to get me out of t... Read more
Resistance Is Futile
For some reason, that phrase from Star Trek has been running through my head today. For you non-Trekkies out there, there is a race of aliens that are half machine and half living matter and they are like a computer network that shares one brai... Read more
I was reading a message board post by a member who was ranting about not "making progress" with their weight loss expectations. She loses very slowly and plateaus often. She works out constantly, cut out carbs, but still don't see progress. T... Read more
LIFE AND DEATH
Once again, I have let life keep me from taking care of myself. I can make a ton of excuses, list all the reasons, but it really just comes down to making time for me.
Good things that have happened:
My mom bought a car in January. We h... Read more
So, I was sitting at my desk, trying to think about something interesting to write about. I don't plan to Blog more than once or twice a month, so I don't want to just ramble on. I was mentally reviewing my month, and how I had decided to star... Read more
Hau'oli Makahiki Hou
A little late, but Happy New Year, every one.
I haven't been very active on Spark People for the last few months. I fell prey to the holiday frenzy and... Read more
You can't exercise away a bad diet.
People who record what they eat have better out comes with weight loss goals.
Water is essential for good health, especially when trying to lose weight.
I have been a member of SP ... Read more
BREAKING UP AND FALLING IN LOVE
I haven’t blogged in a while, I just haven’t had the time to just sit and write. I am typing this up at work as a WORD Doc. I can write in between calls and documenting, and then I can email it to myself, and add my pictures later.
First... Read more
Improvements and Acknowledgements
This is a two part blog entry. I will often peruse team member blog entries, just sitting and reading, but I don't always leave a comment. I don't write blogs regularly, I don't always know what to say, or don't feel I have anything to say. I... Read more
When I started going to the gym on October 1st, I hadn't been on the scale in about a month. The last weight I recorded was 185, but I believe I was closer to 188-189 at the ... Read more
CRAZY, BUT FEELING POSITIVE
It’s been an eventful two weeks. My son called me on the 13th, very upset. He started going on how he needed to move in with us and he was going to lose his job. When I got him to explain what the heck happened, it turns out he got into a ba... Read more