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Reading Log
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      0 comments

I noticed I didn't list my books from March. So here are both month's book lists: March 1. My One Word (great message, powerful story at the end) 2. That Printer of Udell's (Reagan's favorite book. It was old fashioned & I liked it) 3. T... Read more
April Mid-point
Tuesday, April 15, 2014      6 comments

This has continued to be a tough month. I seem to make 1 or 2 good choices & then 1 or 2 bad ones. emoticon At leas... Read more
Back on Track (again)
Sunday, April 13, 2014      3 comments

I just read the article “6 Things Successful Dieters have in Common”. Lately, I haven’t felt like giving my healthy habits my full attention. I’ve been eating whatever I want. I’ve been slacking off on my exercise, just doing the minimum and eve... Read more
Thoughts of sadness
Wednesday, April 09, 2014      3 comments

I’ve been having a rough week/week in a half or so. I’ve been borderline depressed. I have indulged in a sweet dessert almost every day. I’ve had no real interest in doing anything fun, just going thru the motions and trying hard to stay busy so... Read more
April Goals
Monday, March 31, 2014      5 comments

Exercise plan is 6 days a week: 30 min (at least) of cardio 10 min (at least) strength/stretching - Spark People workouts, In Flight Movies, yoga/pilates Get to 2000 minutes this month for the trophy For nutrition, I will focus on:... Read more
Motivation
Saturday, March 29, 2014      3 comments

I have to admit that I have already met my original goal for weight loss that I set when I came back to Spark People in Oct 2013. And I am very happy with that accomplishment. But I have decided that I want to lose some more weight (gradually) &... Read more
Spring 5% Assignments
Wednesday, March 26, 2014      6 comments

I haven't even started the Spring Challenge & already I've changed my exercise plan! emoticon But I think it will w... Read more
Overcome Hurdles
Saturday, March 22, 2014      2 comments

Today, I finished my Week 3 Spark Book goals by taking 2 steps forward for 1 step back. My 1 step back was last night just not caring what I ate. I've been suffering with an ear infection (that has turned into a cold) and my upcoming "that time ... Read more
Week 3 Wrap-up
Friday, March 21, 2014      1 comments

Week 3 wrap-up: One goal was to use a motivation technique. I have read some success stories on SP. They always help motivate me. Also, just chatting with my SP team members helps keep me siked up! I've got a few streaks going too! I'm shootin... Read more
Spark book Sparked me!
Wednesday, March 19, 2014      2 comments

I've gotten many, many ideas from the Spark Book (with the orange cover). The final week suggests you make a list of 50-100 things you want to do since you are making so many good choices & are back in control of your life (as much as any of us ... Read more
Mid- march Update
Saturday, March 15, 2014      2 comments

This month could have been tough. We've had some rebellious teenager issues. But I have been able to (mostly) keep my eyes on Jesus & stay on my SP plan (its something that I CAN control!!) Read 5 books - 4 so far Finish the Spark Book pr... Read more
Spark Book Week 3
Saturday, March 15, 2014      0 comments

I'm starting Week 3 of the Spark Book, which is mostly "keep doing what you've been doing" emoticon I thought I ... Read more
Food Choices
Thursday, March 13, 2014      1 comments

Read an interesting article on SP today. It said how we need to "slow down" in regards to our eating. I've been struggling with this lately. When I set up some Fast Break Goals while reading the Spark Book, I choose "not eating in front of the t... Read more
Forcing yourself to eat
Monday, March 10, 2014      6 comments

Have any of your ever forced yourself to eat? Some of my nutritional goals are to eat a certain amount of protein, fiber & freggies each day. Yesterday was a crazy day & I wasn't sticking to my plan very well. So after a super late (for us) dinn... Read more
Humbling Myself
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      2 comments

I've been doing a 100 pushup challenge for about 3 weeks now. Yesterday, I got up to 60 pushups (done in 5 sessions, total time about 10 minutes). I really was excited when I started this challenge. But lately, I've not been able to muster the g... Read more

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