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Making Progress
Saturday, January 30, 2016      0 comments

The good news is that I lost three pounds this week. I was surprised because I ate out for dinner four times -- having fried clams one night. Yes, I know, not the way to go. Tracking my calories helped. Now I know why my fasting blood sugar... Read more
Day 1 - Six Years Later
Sunday, January 24, 2016      0 comments

Try, try again. This should be my motto. I came back to Spark People a couple of weeks ago after learning that my fasting blood sugar and cholesterol numbers were not good. I had successfully lost 15 pounds at the end of 2012, but they came back... Read more
Holiday Weekend
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      0 comments

Hope everyone had a good Fourth of July. As for me, it was filled with way too much food. Now that I have that behind me, I'm ready to continue. Have decided to use the suggested SparkPeople menus with slight modifications.... Read more
Long Day
Friday, July 01, 2011      0 comments

Lots of driving today so not much walking. Did fine keeping track of food until dinner when I overdid it at a Mexican restaurant. Should have told them to hold the fried tortilla shell. Ooops! I did buy a pedometer, but I'm not sure how ... Read more
Day 1 - Again
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      2 comments

emoticon Ok, so here I am again after a long hiatus. I've been reading some self-help books a friend gave me and... Read more
Back again
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      2 comments

Ok, so today I'm starting from scratch. I want to look forward. The last several months have been a mix of ups and downs. Now I'm ready to start back up again. This means keeping track of my food, making wise nutritional choices and getting d... Read more
Thinking before eating
Thursday, December 03, 2009      1 comments

The last couple of days I've made a concerted effort to think about the portions I'm serving myself. I've hauled out the measuring cups and spoons and divided my dinner plate into quadrants. It seems to be helping. I'm getting a better idea o... Read more
A much better day
Monday, November 30, 2009      1 comments

I'm happy to report that today was much better Sparkwise than the last two days. I finally managed to stay within my calorie intake. I also earned over 30 Spark Points. Yeah!!! This is the first step in a very long journey.... Read more
Having a Hard Time
Tuesday, November 24, 2009      4 comments

This week, and I mean by that the last 5 days, have not been very positive. I went over on calories four of the last five days. I'm bummed out, have no energy and Thanksgiving is in two days. This is effecting everything else I should b... Read more
Wanting to "Fit In"
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      1 comments

I don't know about you, but this time of year always has me thinking about clothes. Our family traditionally shopped at Christmas and Easter, and I'm wanting a new outfit. Trouble is, I'm tired of shopping in Plus Size stores. One of my... Read more