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One Month Anniversary
Friday, May 09, 2008      3 comments

Yesterday marked my one month anniversary at Sparks. Heres my progress to date: 3.8 inches off my waist 2 1/2" off my hips Over 1400 min exercise Weight loss: 8 lbs. I'm pretty amazed that this could be accomplished by enj... Read more
Out of the Trees...
Monday, May 05, 2008      3 comments

I choose the "ticker tape" with the trees and mountains. I was just looking at my progress and realized...hey, I'm out of the trees! The 10 lbs I put on last winter is almost gone. I already know I'll stagger at 168, but my improved e... Read more
Bandana Blues
Tuesday, April 29, 2008      5 comments

I measured my waist a few weeks ago for the first time in....years? Made me think of high school and college when I used to wear a bandana for a belt. Was that really me? Weight melted off me this week. I know some weeks will be rough... Read more
Bread Binge - A Confession.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008      5 comments

NOT proud of what I had for breakfast. Yes, it was whole wheat. Organic. Laced with nuts, raisens, and still low fat. I used very little butter. But, I had FOUR (yes, 4) pieces of breakfast bread. I'm pretty ashamed of myself.... Read more
Who would have thunk it.
Monday, April 21, 2008      4 comments

I'm doing rather well with exercise, but not so hot with cutting calories. I HAVE cut out quite a bit of junk food and extra snacking. And I've enjoyed some good meals with no simple carbs at all. So far I've lost 2 lbs and thats g... Read more
Alternative Coffees
Thursday, April 17, 2008      7 comments

I'm thinking the earlier carbs need to go or at least be curbed. So, what to do about the morning coffee? I used to own a coffee bar and have spoiled myself chubby. My morning coffee is nearly 200 calories and I need at least two to jum... Read more
The Water Thing Must Happen
Thursday, April 17, 2008      0 comments

I wish I could get to a store with lemons. I love the juice of half a lemon in 8-12 oz water. Somehow I can drink more at room temp. Cold water is for sipping. I used to make a pot of unsweetened herb tea at bedtime. Got to get ... Read more