Time to Re-strategize
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 3 comments
I don't know if Confucius really said this, but I definitely see the wisdom of the quote. I've been struggling on and off and on again and am further away from my goal than I thought I would be at this point in time. The goal of being at a healt... Read more
Back At It Again!
Friday, August 03, 2018 1 comments
So, this is my first blog entry in a few years. I have fallen off the wagon, and the wagon rolled over me. SparkPeople's tools and community support helped me lose 38 pounds, but I have gained all the weight back. Now I am suffering with sluggis... Read more
Thinking Out Loud About Tracking
Wednesday, June 04, 2014 4 comments
It's definitely an eye-opener to see how differently I eat when planning and tracking my meals vs. spontaneous eating. Even after learning my healthful portions and healthful foods, I’ve noticed that I really cannot get by without at least track... Read more
An Exceptionally Lazy Homebody
Monday, May 12, 2014 2 comments
Years of allowing myself to be lazy has really made it difficult to change. I try not to beat myself up when I have gone yet another day, week, and month without pushing myself to make more of an effort to increase my physical activity. It’s not... Read more
Back to Life! (I Hope!)
Monday, October 14, 2013 4 comments
It’s been a couple of months since my last consistent activity on SparkPeople. I apologize to those who left me messages on my SparkPage or blogs but never received a response from me. There has been an increase of business at my job (which is a... Read more
Happy Friday, Everyone!!
Friday, August 23, 2013 1 comments
The lack of motivation to workout really had me down this summer – I think a lot of the problem was hormonal (perimenopause). What I keep saying , however, is that I’m so grateful to SparkPeople for helping me change the way I approach food. I h... Read more
One-derland For My Birthday!!!
Sunday, August 11, 2013 8 comments
I finally broke out of the 200s and am now 198 pounds! What an awesome birthday gift for me!! Now I just have to be careful not to over-do the celebrating which could bring me back up to the 200s. Don't want to do that!! Doing a happy dance... Read more
Changed Scales and Was Very Scared!
Wednesday, August 07, 2013 3 comments
I have been using an older non-digital scale in the 2nd bathroom to weigh myself because I kept forgetting to buy new batteries for my digital scale. I've been pleased with the declining numbers I've been getting when I step on the old scale (I ... Read more
1 More Pound 'Til One-derland!!!
Sunday, August 04, 2013 8 comments
Even with the lack of motivation to workout, I have still lost another 3 pounds in 3 weeks! I am now 200 lbs, down from 226! I have been taking walks and eating healthy foods and within my calorie range program so those are the things that are d... Read more
Not a Good Shock But It Made It's Point!
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 4 comments
This past weekend I got some shocking news. A friend of mine whom I’ve known for about 25 years was just diagnosed with colon cancer. I don’t yet know all the details but she will be going in for surgery late next week. Since hearing the ... Read more
I’ve Been a Bad, Bad Girl
Monday, July 29, 2013 4 comments
I’m still struggling with inconsistency with my workouts. I’m proud of myself that my eating habits haven’t gone bad. As I mentioned in my last blog, having healthy foods in my home has really saved me! I resist bringing home junk food so that I... Read more
You Have GOT To Be Kidding Me!!!
Monday, July 15, 2013 7 comments
As I have posted before, I have been struggling with motivation. This past month I’ve been mostly eating healthful foods but not exercising as regularly as I should. In fact, there were about 10 consecutive days that I did not work out. I have b... Read more
Only Desserts?!?! Yikes!!!
Friday, June 28, 2013 4 comments
Today at work we had a bridal shower for a co-worker where everyone was told to bring desserts only. A couple of girls brought fruit trays and I brought Angel Food Cake. Everyone else brought cupcakes, big cinnamon rolls, lemon bars, cookies, mi... Read more
Fighting Fatigue and Inconsistent Motivation
Monday, June 24, 2013 6 comments
It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. I guess it’s also an indication of some complacency creeping in. Thankfully I have been doing very well with eating healthy foods and within my planned calorie range. Even when I do go over, it’s usually sti... Read more
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