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Sunday, January 30, 2011      13 comments

What does one do when all you want to do is veg out? I have been such a slug lately and don' t know why. I don't want to track my food, but I am not eating bad either. I don't even want to make any jewelry - those who know me know that is tot... Read more
The Start of a New Week
Monday, January 17, 2011      8 comments

Made a few faux pas this past week in the food area. I will make it up this week. Sat. we went to a restaurant and I ate only half of my meal; took the rest home. Got on the scale today, no progress, so it inspired me to get on the treadmill ... Read more
Knowledge is POWER!
Sunday, January 09, 2011      18 comments

Now you can say, "Duh!" about this statement, but let me tell you exactly what it means to me today. Yesterday was crazy. My son was participating in an all day wrestling meet and eating at those is always challenging. We should have br... Read more
We're in People Magazine!!
Thursday, January 06, 2011      6 comments

Happy New Year to my SP friends! Spark People was mentioned in the latest issue of People Magazine. It is a "diet" issue with lots of success stories. Very inspiring and definitely a good read! Terri... Read more
More Things Learned
Thursday, December 30, 2010      12 comments

You CAN teach an old dog new tricks. Here is a good one!!! I went to a restaurant the other night for dinner. It was a restaurant that I hadn't been to in a couple of years, and the menu included calories on each of the items, not on a ... Read more
Things Learned
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      11 comments

I have been on many diets. Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, Atkins, South Beach, etc. There has always been a common thread for the holidays to help get you through the parties, family gatherings and the like . . . that it's not about the food. ... Read more
Dieting Revelations
Monday, December 13, 2010      9 comments

This time of year has always been a crap-shoot as far as dieting is concerned. It used to be that starting on Halloween I would just throw everything out the window and use the time to binge. After all, why bother dieting since the holidays w... Read more
Resisting Temptation
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      5 comments

Well, today was hard. I wanted to eat everything that had sugar in it. I went to the grocery store, wanted to get "sugar-free" cookies but couldn't justify paying $4.99 for a small container. Everything else I would have wanted was reasonable... Read more
A Triumphant Day!
Monday, December 06, 2010      2 comments

So, Saturday was the Edison HS Holiday Boutique. I sold only TWO pieces of jewelry which would have been a real buzz kill, BUT my booth was right next to the one that had the homemade treats - sugar cookies, sticky buns, banana bread, filled cu... Read more
Too Busy to Track Today
Friday, December 03, 2010      3 comments

I spent all day yesterday making jewelry for the Edison HS Holiday Treats Boutique tomorrow. Today was hectic getting everything together, playing chaufeuer for my son, and just running around like a crazy woman!!! After tomorrow, it sho... Read more
Back on Track
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      2 comments

Well it took a couple of days, but I am back on track. Motivation is high, energy level high as well. I am all hyped up as my son's school is having their annual Holiday Boutique this Saturday, and I will be there hawking my artisan jewelry. ... Read more
Don't get defeated!
Sunday, November 28, 2010      2 comments

I started this program last month and as of tomorrow, it will be one month I have been with SP. During this time, my birthday came and went, we celebrated Thanksgiving and now we are finishing up the leftovers. I gained back 2 of the 8 lbs. I ... Read more