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Dealing with a Stuck Scale
Monday, October 26, 2009      3 comments

Today is weigh-in day and for the third week, I'm stuck at 132. I worked so much harder than normal last week for there to be no downward movement on the scale. It's a bit discouraging. My saving grace is that I know I get stuck here. I always g... Read more
Why have I never heard of this woman?
Saturday, October 24, 2009      4 comments

I've been looking for a quote that expresses who I am and what I believe in a succinct, clever way. Today, this appeared, hidden away within my daily stack of email: You can't turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again. Wow, tho... Read more
Changes within my first Spark Month
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      3 comments

Just received a nice message from the Spark Team saying "Congratulations" on completing my first month. It caught me by surprise. Guess I knew it'd been a month but it really doesn't seem like it. Maybe it's because it took me awhile to get my b... Read more
Healthy Living Involves Doing Things Differently, Not Perfectly
Sunday, October 18, 2009      3 comments

Received my company's health newsletter in the mail yesterday. It generally always has some pretty good info but this time one of the little fillers caught my eye: Healthy living involves doing things differently, not perfectly. That certain... Read more
SparkPeople Gets a "Hungry Girl" Shout Out
Friday, October 16, 2009      4 comments

Today Hungry Girl sent an email to her 800,000 subscribers that included the following paragraph about SparkPeople. One-Click Wonder... SparkPeople is one awesome website, ... Read more
Being an Adult is Not What It Was Cracked Up to Be
Thursday, October 15, 2009      1 comments

For not seeming like I've done anything lately, it feels like I've been busy. I'm doing a pretty good job of staying within my nutritional goals but I am way behind with my walking goal. Hopefully, all will stay calm in my life long enough that ... Read more
Successful Dinner Out Last Night
Sunday, October 11, 2009      1 comments

I don't mind if I do say so myself, I'm feeling a bit proud that I went to dinner last night with a girlfriend and somehow managed to stay within my nutritionals. Thought it might get ugly when she ordered the guacamole appetizer but it was serv... Read more
Adding Steps Found in the Most Surprising Places
Saturday, October 10, 2009      0 comments

Haven't been wearing my pedometer but thought I'd put it on yesterday to track the mini-walk (once around the block) I took last evening. Didn't take it off afterward so was still wearing it when I began the process of changing to the new aquari... Read more
How I Love Spending Quality Time With Mom
Thursday, October 08, 2009      1 comments

Received a phone call from my 86 year old mother this morning at 8:25 saying her lip was bleeding (a continuing issue) and she'd made a doctor's appointment. Unfortunately she hadn't yet checked before scheduling the appointment. I was just gett... Read more
Irritated With Myself About How Good It Feels
Wednesday, October 07, 2009      1 comments

It's been a week now that I've been watching my diet and exercising regularly (walking daily and 3 days a week working out with my mom in the exercise room at her retirement community -WooHoo! free use of gym equipment). The thing I find ir... Read more
My Switch to SparkPeople
Monday, October 05, 2009      3 comments

So I've switched over from Weight Watchers' online program to Spark. Good for me! There are many things that are similar: meal plans, nutrition and fitness tracking, available health information, and an online community. But I'm liking this site... Read more

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