Ignoring the Temple
I have for many years struggled with weight issues. As a young child, undernourished, to a doctor to stimulate my appetite and for growth. As an youngster with mounting weight gain and for most of my life been overweight to morbidly obese. The ... Read more
A new year, a new day, a new way to think
Most of you that know me know I have had weight issues most of my life.
At this point in my life, I ain't looking for skinny. I am looking for better flexibility. I am looking for less creaking in the knees. I am looking for the ability to en... Read more
And I continue
I am writing this to update all on my presence. I continue on program and logging in and out daily.
I weigh and measure foods. I am maintaining weight but am ready to lose weight.
I am still getting over the loss of my son, who's birthday w... Read more
Anger, hatred, and unforgiveness
I am not entirely sure this is an appropriate post but one that needs expressing for myself and others that I know. I grew up a child in the 50's and 60's and discipline and the rod were not spare. (This however is not entirely bad.) I was a str... Read more
The Cloak of Fat
This may be a hard blog for me to write, but a necessary one.
For many years I hid behind my self-made cloak of fat. I wore it as armor.
It protected me from attention. When thin I attracted unwanted attention.
When fat I was denied atte... Read more
One of the members wrote me today and asked to be friends. She made my day. The a few minutes later another did. One said I was and amazing lady.
"You are an incredible woman with strength. You devoted your life to helping th... Read more
Happy Mother's Day
What a wonderful expression when you have a child who loves you. Part of that means you were as good a mother as you could be. When my son got older, our relationship was such that he would still come to me with problems. I would always preferen... Read more
What I READ on My Christian Walk
As study the Bible I learn more and more about what He wants for His body. We are the housing for His spirit. We must continually nurture our mind and body with spiritually blessed foods and information to educate our minds from the Bible and i... Read more
I AM TIRED OF HEARING THAT I HAVE WILL POWER
I SPENT THE FIRST 43 YEARS OF MY LIFE BEMOANING MY LIFE SITUATION AND BLAMING OTHERS. IT WAS NOT THEIR FAULT THAT I WAS MORBIDLY OBESE. I WAS THE ONE THAT ATE FOR COMFORT. I ATE FOR COMFORT BECAUSE I WAS TOO LAZY OR TOO UNMOTIVATED TO CHANGE.... Read more
To my friend Jo,
I got your goodie, and thank you and how apropos. Life is like a roadmap.
So many twists and turns, shortcuts that end up getting us lost and if we are lucky
they may help find hidden treasures
When I look at a road map I see big roads ... Read more
A few years ago I saw a movie called, "The Mirror has Two Faces." Lauren Bacall was the actress who iterated the meaning of this by saying, "I thought I had time. It got away from me. I feel as though I am young inside but I know I cannot do wh... Read more
Evidence of Things not seen
Just MY Perspective: Several years ago, in a previous marriage, and suffering from severe clinical depression, I found my self at over 400 lbs. My mom was still alive. I had a beautiful son and had started a new job.
I was aware subconscio... Read more
I Lost A Dear Friend Yesterday
I will always think of Dianne as a fighter and she did beat breast cancer. On her annual check this year they found a bubble in her chest that turned out to be cancer. She strapped on her fighting gear and faced this challenge as she did all oth... Read more
Wow, you must think I left.
Hi one and all,
No I did not leave. I am still at it. Problems with sciatic and plantar fasciitis slowing the exercise down for a while, but got fitted for new shoes and plan to get on that elliptical bike again soon.
I have been logging i... Read more
"If I can do it, anyone can"
Pardon me, but BULL! I get so tired of these weight loss commercials with some star telling me this. They have personal trainers, cooks, or they can pay that exorbitant price for some company to prepare the meals and ship them to their home. Mos... Read more
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