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A Measure of Success; An Admission of Failure
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      4 comments

"It's the end of the of world as we know it, and I feel fine," so the song goes. REM's going too, if you've read the news lately, but I digress. It's not the end of me OR my world. Even tho' I've had a really hard emotionally trying day. ... Read more
Goal? The Game Is Afoot
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      2 comments

Goal weight. Makes my eyebrows knit just thinking about it. I've reached this, so now what? "Goal" as a word itself, is interesting. Hmm. "Touch Down"? No. The ball is still in play. The game kicked off at a large point spread - star... Read more
Bones to Pick Apart
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      2 comments

So. Nearly there. Two and a half more physical pounds to go. Where is "there"? "There" is one place of peace within me, where the arguments about what I can have to eat or not no longer reside. Getting there is long process - a journey of se... Read more
Let's Own Up
Monday, July 26, 2010      1 comments

I am sadly amazed at the number of people on SparkPeople who have said they were on Jenny Craig or some other program, only to gain it back, yet NONE of them have come forward to say whether they made it all the way through the whole program or ... Read more
The Gap Between the Couch and the Treadmill
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      4 comments

One of the problems with exercise is that we see it as if we were taking nasty tasting medicine or as a form of punishment (OK maybe that is personal - I blame my ex-gym teachers for that). What we are learning here on SparkPeople and as ad... Read more
Shaken Not Stirred
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      4 comments

I am in awe and at the same time suddenly frightened of what will be in the near future. I'm within a 15 pounds of my goal now and so far its been a journey, but now the road is going to get a bit more rocky. I've been following food prog... Read more
Beauty on My Plate
Thursday, May 27, 2010      2 comments

The other night, I sat through "Julie and Julia". Wow. A great movie. It made me think. What happened to the beauty of eating? These days, we drive everywhere in our cars, we don't get enough exercise, and we eat convenience foods, and ... Read more