40,000-49,999 SparkPoints 49,548


Staying on THE PATH and holding to the rod.
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      9 comments

Today's goal is to get myself back on my healthy eating plan. My son bought some junk and it is in my kitchen. I am going to eat correctly today and no sugar. When I am tempted I am going to sing the hymn "Hold to the rod." It will rem... Read more
A powerful thought for me.
Friday, February 05, 2010      6 comments

"Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you sit down quietly, may alight upon you." – Nathaniel Hawthorne I just added this to my spark page. My Spark Name is based on ... Read more
Too Much to deal with!
Thursday, February 04, 2010      12 comments

I just emptied over 20,000 email messages from my in-box and other files. I had not realized how much I had. I am sitting here thinking that is part of my problem. I don't want to miss anything or any food. Well not everything can or needs ... Read more
It only takes a little...
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      6 comments

I got up this morning and walked for a shorter time than normal. I did my second walk inside. It is almost 3:00 pm and I have just over 8,000 steps. Life is good. I may try to get the entire 10,000 I am not sure. I am a bit tired but ... Read more
Great Plans killed by cold.
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      6 comments

I am really having a hard time getting over this illness. I think I might be almost better. But, I am still really tired. I have not started back walking as I was congested just sitting. I really want 2010 to be my year of success. I ... Read more
My philosophy of food.
Saturday, January 30, 2010      7 comments

I have been sick most of this week. I got a cold and I am some what whipped out. The other day I was listening to a podcast where the host was talking about getting in shape with walking. I fell asleep and I dreamed that I was eating pastry t... Read more
I think I can...I think I can... I think I can...?
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      8 comments

I had great plans. I was ready to move forward. I feel a cold coming on. I want it to go away. I am seeing stories of little engines and hoping I still can and that this cold does not get bad. I got in one good walk today and tomorrow... Read more
My inner teenager and other funny thoughts from today.
Monday, January 25, 2010      8 comments

Well I decided that my inner child is fine. I can either tell her to sit down and shut up or go play when I call my friend to walk and talk on the treadmill. I also set up games for her to play when I have to walk inside. It was fun my indoor... Read more
In honor of little stitches!
Thursday, January 21, 2010      9 comments

So today I am going to have a value day in my coin jar and celebrate my little victories. I have not been good about giving myself credit and adding the coins. Here are things I get coins for today: Walking-1 Making my bed-1 Eating ... Read more
Look, better days ahead.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      7 comments

Well, thanks for all the encouragement during my recent pity party. I feel bad that I did not do better last year and committed to keeping myself going in the new year. I had to change doctors because of insurance changes. I knew that I... Read more
Facing fear, being frustrated and going forward anyway.
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      4 comments

Several times I have heard it said that people generally do what they want and took that to mean that if I wanted something I would have done it. Then I look around at my life. There are several things that I think I want to do but, I sadly ha... Read more
My feelings.
Saturday, January 16, 2010      10 comments

I am struggling to feel like I am making any progress. I really did not do well during Christmas. I ate lots of candy so that the craving would be out of my system when I started again "for real". Yeah right! That doesn't work. So here I am... Read more
Making it happen daily
Thursday, January 14, 2010      9 comments

I have set goal. I have figured out a daily plan. I am working it. I will make progress slowly. I will still make progress. I can succeed. I can do this. I was not perfect with my chocolate yesterday. I did have a small amount at t... Read more
Success will come from small victories...
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      10 comments

My biggest struggle with this journey has been starting and staying started. Keeping on with it even when I want to do something else. Today I had eaten a healthy meal and my brain was chanting about sweets. I was trying to ignore it. ... Read more
Action is what I need
Monday, January 11, 2010      4 comments

I found this in my inbox today. "Action is the antidote to despair." – Joan Baez This was very interesting. I have been feeling regret for my lack of progress last year. I only lost about 20 pounds in the year. Partly because of u... Read more

« First Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 Last Page »