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Analyzing Where I am Going Wrong
Friday, July 16, 2010      0 comments

I was reading an article in the July/August Health magazine called "4 Surprising Reasons Women Can't Lose Weight." I was most intrigued with the first sentence. Okay, and part of the second sentence. "Most of us already know that eating le... Read more
The Mirror and Window
Thursday, July 15, 2010      2 comments

Exercise: Wii Fit Plus - 30 minutes; Treadmill - 30 minutes - 305 calories - intervals with hills. In my exercise room I have this mirror that I can see as I workout on my treadmill. My treadmill is also located in such a way that I can ... Read more
My Skirmish with Ice Cream
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      1 comments

My husband and I are doing a poor man's remodel of the kitchen. My definition of a poor man's remodel is painting the cabinets, walls and putting up new border. It is my job to paint the inside of the cabinets. I believe my husband gave me th... Read more
The Exercise I Love to Hate on the Wii Fit Plus
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      1 comments

Today's exercise: 30 minutes of strength training using the Wii Fit. Intervals on the elliptical trainer - 2 minutes regular speed; 1 minutes pedaling backwards; 2 minutes regular speed; 1 minute as fast as I can go. The exercise I love ... Read more
Doctor's orders not to exercise for a week!!!
Thursday, August 06, 2009      1 comments

Yesterday I received a cortisone shot in my heel for heel spurs. My to my distress I have been ordered not to do any strenuous exercising such as walking on the treadmill or using the elliptical trainer for a complete week and then after the we... Read more
Too many Calories
Saturday, August 01, 2009      1 comments

I started with Spark People on July 30, 2007. Last year was a difficult year for me because I started back working full time. I had a hard time managing certain areas of my life. Come to think about it, I am still struggling to find time for ... Read more
Confessions of an Emotional Eater 1/13/2009
Tuesday, January 13, 2009      1 comments

I also thought I was not an emotional eater. I have every thing under control that I do not need to appease myself with food. Well, I am wrong. I am an emotional eater and that is why I am not meeting my goals. For Christmas I received... Read more
April 28, 2008
Monday, April 28, 2008      0 comments

Well, it has been a long time since I have looked at my sparkpage. I have been very busy with tax season and I am so glad it is over. I have spent the last couple of weeks trying to get caught up on all the things that I let slide. But it is ... Read more
February 24, 2008
Sunday, February 24, 2008      0 comments

Well, I decided to reassess my goals. I am not doing very well at all. Somewhere I must have decided that I did not need to record my food intake every day. I must have decided that I really knew how much I was eating. Well, I was wrong. I ... Read more
December 30, 2007
Sunday, December 30, 2007      0 comments

2007 is fast coming to an end. The last few weeks have been really tough ones - it is always tough over Christmas. The parties just seem to go on and on - with so many good things to eat. I do enjoy the parties so much but it plays such havo... Read more
July 30, 2007
Monday, July 30, 2007      1 comments

The first day of serious dieting. I lost some weight about a year ago using Weight Watchers. I discovered this site from Health magazine. I was thinking about rejoining up on weight watchers online. I thought I would see if this web site was... Read more

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