Priorities and a muffin top
Thursday, September 18, 2014 7 comments
I posted this on several of my teams... but it is where I need to be today. Today, and this week... my priorities have been about my daughter still.. and I realized I need to put myself first so I can be better equipped to deal with other... Read more
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 6 comments
I have a plan for today's food. Been a while since I did that to the point of having the meals ready. No excuses! I know what I HAVE to do but the food dragon is pulling and pushing at me all directions to distract me. I have been so tir... Read more
The battle continues... with some TLC
Saturday, September 13, 2014 12 comments
My food dragon is certainly cunning and baffling and sneaky. I served a cake last night to friends and she said "doesn't this have sugar in it?" and I replied, "yes it does" and she said "and you can eat this?" and I said "yes".... and had thi... Read more
The benefits of Spark Blogging
Monday, September 08, 2014 13 comments
I don't know about you but I am very critical of myself. I have a positive side but I have a side that will beat myself up. I can do a dozen things right and my mind will focus on the one thing that I did not succeed at or did not do perfectly... Read more
Writing to fall in love with myself
Saturday, August 30, 2014 13 comments
I am reading the writing diet book and the first chapter about "morning pages" I read more carefully this time through. What happens when you are writing each morning? -the pages are a way to touch base with yourself and see how you are f... Read more
Implementing the snack attack plan?
Thursday, August 28, 2014 10 comments
It's a week thinking about the snack attack... yesterday the brainstorming and trying one thing. So I did. More or less. I certainly threw my regular routine out the window. I still got in my writing and my walk in the pool but I co... Read more
Snack attacks - "battle on" against the Food Dragon
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 15 comments
The theme this week is "snack attacks". Not the snacks that you write into your food plan. Those are fine. And sometimes I need to add a snack in because I am Diabetic and realize I am not going to make it home in time... there are "acceptab... Read more
No more diets... but there are still too many choices for how to eat!
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 13 comments
I have been reading blogs where people are talking about what food plan they are on, foods they hope will help them lose weight, diet groups they belong to. There was a time in my life when my struggle was all about which diet to be on. ... Read more
Changing the "I can't to I can!" and stepping outside the box.
Sunday, August 24, 2014 126 comments
Oh dear! My spark activity tracker is getting low on batteries. I was just thinking it is time to increase my goal from 1,000 steps to 5,000 again. A couple of times this week I got over 10,000 steps! Amazing, right? I have a cane, my walke... Read more
Why say NO to sugar? To make the DRAGON tremble!
Saturday, August 23, 2014 11 comments
I had sugar Thursday. It is still in my stystem. The DRAGON has used it to fuel cravings... but I have not given in. I see a candy bar in the store, an add on TV, an ingredient on the shelf...the sugar I know clouds my judgement so I forge... Read more
The lurking Food Dragon
Friday, August 22, 2014 7 comments
So this week is about reviewing the 7 tools of the book. Yesterday was an impromptu road trip. My daughter's ride to camp fell through and there was another camper who had to be picked up who was coming in to our city by bus to continue the t... Read more
Espionage and the Food Dragon
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11 comments
Writing this morning I talked to myself about my food and exercising which is not new... but I sketched out a chart of things I wanted to be able to track and was surprised. I wanted to track the number of Dragon attacks. My food dragon,... Read more
Starting the Writing Diet again...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11 comments
I've been accepted as team leader for the Wiring Diet spark page and am pretty excited. I really found this book useful. Last time I committed to trying the Writing Diet for 100 days. I'm not sure I will do a countdown again... but right now ... Read more
Memories of food and looking for creative outlets
Saturday, August 16, 2014 8 comments
I have FINISHED making 20 meals for my daughter and it is now arrived at her place. All healthy and all things she can eat on her limited diet. My 2 daughters at home have to cook once a week so they opted to go to "Supperworks" yesterday and ... Read more
Ending the day with gratitudes!
Thursday, August 14, 2014 9 comments
PHew! I am amazed at all the food I have cooked... tweaks and changes. DD is now quite sick so chicken stew-p became a priority (is is stew or is it soup... who can tell?). However LOTS of food she can eat and hopefully a bit more tomorrow. ... Read more
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