JUDIGIRL52's Blogs

The Battle Wages...
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday I had terrific day and cruised into the evening with confidence that all would end well. Then at 9:30 I ate M&Ms with whipping cream. Whaaaat? Crazy! Lost that skirmish! I didn't sleep well last night as DH is enroute to Rwand... Read more
Actual Factual...Lesson Learned
Monday, June 11, 2012      6 comments

Today...40 pounds gone! And inches and lethargy and fears galore...and and and...the list goes on. One big lesson I've learned is to be actual factual with myself about what I'm doing. What have I actually eaten today? How much exercise ... Read more
Living Life!
Thursday, June 07, 2012      4 comments

I'm in a quandry. Because I have energy and strength of body, mind, and spirit these days, I'm finally out and about living life fully. And this is GREAT! With that new exuberant living comes precious little time for Sparking, however. I fi... Read more
Glug glug glug...Water Part 2
Sunday, May 06, 2012      4 comments

To remind myself later in case I get off track and to respond to a few inquiries as to how I drink 12 - 16 glasses of water daily, the following is how I down water on a daily basis. First, decades ago when I discovered the health benefits ... Read more
The Water Connection...It's Real
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      6 comments

Since starting SP I've lost a pound every 4 to 7 days. Until last week. I wasn't distressed because I've been expecting the "losing streak" to naturally slow down. But I thought I would look back to take stock of the week to see if I saw any p... Read more
The Best Birthday Present...1/2 Way to Weight Loss Goal
Sunday, April 22, 2012      6 comments

Happy Birthday to me! Seriously, I don't celebrate big on my birthday. It is more of a personal day of gratitude and reflection. Then today, when I got on the scales, I received a personal gift that filled me with profound gratitude. ... Read more
Decision Time...What Would Bring the most Joy??
Friday, April 20, 2012      6 comments

As part of Stage 2 I'm instructed to blog about emotional eating and the situations that tempt me. Before beginning SP I certainly was an emotional eater. I ate when I was happy, when I was sad, when I celebrated, when I mourned. Basicall... Read more
10K Report
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      4 comments

The Day of the 10K was a terrific day. Being my first race since Jr. High, but nothing akin to the pressure of school competition, I had butterflies and doubts. But I got up and followed the morning routine to prepare. The morning was bro... Read more
'Twas the Night Before Christmas...err...the 10K Race
Friday, April 13, 2012      3 comments

'Twas the night before the 10K And all through my house... I feel just like a kid on Christmas Eve! I'm happy about tomorrow but I have butterflies. I keep telling myself to be mature, enjoy the day, and remember that I payed money t... Read more
My Love Tank is Full
Monday, April 09, 2012      5 comments

One of my sons and his wife brought 3 friends, who had out of state families, to spend this Easter weekend with us. We had such a grand time! The whole family gathered Saturday evening for dinner and a game night. Sunday morning, together we ... Read more
How do I love Thee? Sweet Salad Bucket
Sunday, March 25, 2012      10 comments

Ode to a Salad Bucket... Bountiful salad bucket that rests on my refrigerator's bottom shelf, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways! 1. You are handy 2. You are clear so I see all of my salad fixins beckoning with every peek ... Read more
Replacement...A Key to Happy Results!
Friday, March 23, 2012      12 comments

Replacement Principle = replacing one thing with another One of the dynamics I've been practicing is the Replacement Principle. In years past when I've tried to lose weight I've always focused on my wrong habits and tried to correct them.... Read more
Overweight...And Happy About It!!! ???
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      8 comments

Yes! I'm happy about being overweight. Why, you ask? Because when I lost that last pound, I officially dropped from the obese BMI category to the overweight category. I still have 42 pounds to go but I am celebrating this small victory a... Read more
A Ten Percenter...
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      5 comments

I can hardly believe it, but I've reached my first 10% goal of weight loss. 18 pounds gone.... But I've gained so much! Support SparkFriends Encouragement Strength Confidence New clothes (even new undies...tee hee) Posit... Read more
The Big Difference...Think
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      8 comments

Nancy Kerrigan... a graceful beauty on ice. During her quest for the Olympic title I saw her interviewed. The nicely dressed interviewer was commenting on her consistently outstanding jumps she delivered in the prior events. They were so high... Read more

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