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HAVING A ROUGH DAY?
Sunday, November 03, 2019      8 comments

I woke up this morning and just didn’t feel the way I usually do, just felt “out of sorts”, did not feel like the “usual me”, low energy, tired although I slept 8 hours, had a problem handling and dealing with issues and it was difficult for me... Read more
AMBUSH ALLEY
Wednesday, October 30, 2019      10 comments

There was a certain stretch of road near my homet... Read more
Running Red Lights & Falling Down Stairs
Tuesday, August 27, 2019      14 comments

I have been in maintenance for a year and feel great about that! My weight fluctuates up and down in the +/-3% range...sometimes higher...sometimes lower. But, when I make a diet mistake, since I struggle with the “All or Nothing” mindset, I a... Read more
Stop Food Cravings - Part 2: Visual Motivation
Monday, April 01, 2019      7 comments

Do you want to work on stopping those sudden uncontrolled food cravings that cause you to overeat and sabotage your healthy food plan? Then give this a try and see if it helps you. Start reading and thinking about the following images. Do... Read more
Stop Food Cravings and Think Before Overeating - Part 1
Monday, April 01, 2019      8 comments

Stop your food cravings and overeating now! If your body is not physically hungry, it’s all in your head! You can change your thoughts about eating! Put your attention elsewhere, think about something that makes you feel good, find a distract... Read more
Losing Focus and How to Get It Back
Saturday, March 09, 2019      11 comments

Everything was going great. I was eating right, exercising 120 minutes a day, feeling very positive and motivated, and my blood pressure and weight w... Read more
Fluid Retention-Blood Pressure-Weight Gain
Sunday, February 17, 2019      5 comments

I’m starting to research the cause and effect relationship between fluid retention, higher blood pressure, and weight gain. Example: My average blood pressure is around 115/70 to 120/80 My recent elevated higher blood pressure was 138/8... Read more
MY “NOW” PLAN FOR MAINTAINING WEIGHT
Monday, October 01, 2018      7 comments

So, I’ve lost the weight, what do I do now? I’ve shed 90 pounds in 2 years. I’ve gotten here by making smarter food choices, working hard to have quality exercise habits, and including purposeful, proper, and healthy lifestyle habits. These c... Read more
Where Did All My Fat Go???
Wednesday, September 26, 2018      12 comments

I’ve lost 90 pounds and started to wonder where did all that fat go...how did it really leave my body? ... Read more
My 11th Sparkaversary
Friday, July 06, 2018      8 comments

I joined SparkPeople in July 2007 after a recommendation from a Nutritionist I was seeing because of my weight and health problems. It’s hard to b... Read more
What a Wonderful World!
Tuesday, June 12, 2018      4 comments

I felt so “wonderful” this morning when I listened to this lovely music and watched the beautiful images. See link below. I read somewhere about a study that found the chemical dopamine is released when listening to music. This is the sam... Read more
My New Daily Exercise Routine
Wednesday, June 06, 2018      10 comments

I’ve really stepped up my exercise program for this summer. I can hardly believe that when I started with Spark I was walking only 30 minutes a day. I’m working on tightening lose skin, especially batwings on arms and belly “kangaroo pouch”. ... Read more
Where Am I Now and Where Am I Going? Chapter 7: What’s My Next Goal? (last blog in this series)
Friday, June 01, 2018      8 comments

Why have I been writing a blog about my personal Spark weight loss journey over the last week? 1. Since I don’t usually write blogs, at the ... Read more
Where Am I Now and Where Am I Going? Chapter 6: Adjustments I Made to Achieve Success
Thursday, May 31, 2018      5 comments

Have I achieved success? Yes, I feel I have been successful and I am close to reaching my weight loss goal set in October 2016. How do I define t... Read more
Where Am I Now and Where Am I Going? Chapter 5: My Biggest Weight Loss Mistakes and Problems
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      9 comments

At the beginning when I started out with my plan of eating less and exercising more it sounded like a simple formula to follow. I needed to burn more calories, eat less food, and move my body more. This turned out to be a lot harder for me tha... Read more

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