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Calories per Activity: Grocery Shopping Is Exhausting So How Many Calories? Help?
Wednesday, February 20, 2019      4 comments

I am putting together a Calories Burned Per Activity Chart that is personalized for me, and the activities I do frequently, like walking slow for pleasure versus standing in line and stuff. For example, grocery shopping: I walked and touched my... Read more
Taking Care of your Back
Saturday, August 18, 2018      1 comments

Slide, don't lift. Seriously!! Just a full laundry basket can make a person tired when lifted directly. The more weight lifted bending from the back, t... Read more
From Article Easy Ways to Cut Calories - Small changes DO help--Yippeee!!
Thursday, July 26, 2018      4 comments

icles.asp?id=1183 Easy Ways to Cut Calories This article makes a wonderful point. After reading it, I compared the small changes in food intake I was making: ... Read more
New Motivation - X-ray shows my lungs are Cramped from recent weight gain!
Sunday, July 15, 2018      4 comments

I went to the emergency room gasping for breath, which was getting worse and had been affecting me all day. The doc asked if I coughed often and some other questions, then ordered a chest x-ray as well as blood tests. The main thing I lear... Read more
Remembering and Updating Small Goals
Sunday, July 15, 2018      1 comments

Daily do-its, I am convinced, will be very helpful. I have found a few that are particular to my daily eating habits that will be easier to stick to, just because I can remember them! * I have tracked my food for 10 days now. I find mys... Read more
Summer Nostalgia and Delicious Healthy Foods
Friday, July 13, 2018      2 comments

I know it is summer and I'm happy when: * Fresh veggies! * Ripe, red, sweet cherries that I can eat by the handful without gaining a pound! ... Read more
Stepping Forward, Get Rid of Excuses.
Sunday, January 07, 2018      2 comments

Each step forward is 2 steps better than the day I missed. I am working on losing the negative exaggerations. My counselor says that instead of "probably" think "might" so life won't feel so drastic. Instead of should, I think I could, ... Read more
"How to Enjoy Exercise" by wiki
Wednesday, August 24, 2016      1 comments

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Wow, keeping track makes me feel GOOD--Here's how!!
Friday, December 31, 2010      5 comments

I would constantly kick myself except for Sparkpeople's constant reminders to give myself credit. That's right--keeping track of how I am doing, good or bad, encourages me in that I can see a difference! Here's what I have learned: ... Read more
A Doggie Day at the Beach; Great Fun!!
Thursday, April 15, 2010      1 comments

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Believing in Myself, no Matter What! daily article by Sparkpeople.
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      3 comments

Sparkpeople's awesome articles about goal setting and all the wonderful encouragement I get from its members, have helped me find ways to believe I CAN persist and my efforts WORK. Like tracking my food throughout the day to keep from having t... Read more
mountains or molehills?
Sunday, August 30, 2009      1 comments

Epiphany! One of my excuses has been not enough time--today I checked out "other goals" in sparkpeople and found a goal of how many crunches to do in one minute. I realized then it actually only takes 1 minute to do 10 crunches and find t... Read more