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Managed to stay on track
Friday, April 09, 2010      0 comments

It was a real struggle this afternoon. I really wanted to eat something. I decided to stick with a second wasa crisp with humus and I allowed myself some red wine with supper. I tracked everything and still stayed below my calorie allowance. Yip... Read more
Put it in Writing
Thursday, April 08, 2010      1 comments

I've been on again, off again with Spark People over the last 3 months ever since I hurt my back and had to quit my regular exercise classes. Well I have been back to classes for over a month, but I have not made a serious recommittment to loggi... Read more
Miss teaching (but not the stress)
Saturday, March 27, 2010      0 comments

Yesterday I subbed for my former math classroom. I forgot how much I love teaching math. It was a great day!... Read more
Get together with HS friends
Friday, March 26, 2010      0 comments

Last night I met up with a small group of high school friends for supper. We had met about 6 months ago for the first time and vowed to meet every few months. It is really an enjoyable time. I thought about how at ease I felt because I was not h... Read more
Exercise or Recovery
Thursday, March 25, 2010      1 comments

I have gone to the "studio" for two days in a row now. I am feeling so much better! My question to myself, did the exercise help me to feel so much better or was it that I am finally over my sinus infection? ... Read more
Insurance Companies???
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      1 comments

My insurance company has a wellness component which claims to reimburse clients up to $150 for health club expenses. I belong to a club that offers classes in aerobics, strength training, yoga, spinning, boot camp, pilates, zumba, etc.. I submit... Read more
590 Calories
Friday, March 12, 2010      4 comments

OK, my routine procedure was over and when I came out of the effects of the anesthia they got me some orange juice and a pumpkin muffin. I was so hungry because I hadn't eaten since Wednesday evening, I devoured the whole thing. Imagine... Read more
Thank goodness that's done
Thursday, March 11, 2010      2 comments

I have gotten through the "preparation" for my routine procedure tomorrow morning. I cannot run a daily nutrition report because all I could eat was sugar free jello, broth, clear tea, black coffee, and diet soda. SP told me to wait until I had ... Read more
Getting Ready
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      2 comments

Tomorrow I have to get ready for a routine screening procedure. I am not looking forward to the prep, but I am not allowed to eat anything all day, only drink sugar free liquids (juk) so I won't have to worry about going over my calorie limit. ... Read more
Monday, Monday
Monday, March 08, 2010      1 comments

I love Mondays, it always seems like a brand new beginning. I am psyched because I have kept within my calorie range and exercised at least 30 minutes for the past 4 days. I 'm not sure how I just walked away from SP for 50 days, but I'm glad I'... Read more
Sunny day
Sunday, March 07, 2010      1 comments

Today was such a beautiful day. The sun was out and my husband and I took a long walk of the beach. It just doesn't get any better than this.... Read more
Three days and counting...
Saturday, March 06, 2010      0 comments

I am on my third day back with the SP program. So far, so good.... Read more
I'm Feeling Much Better and Ready to Begin Again
Thursday, March 04, 2010      1 comments

Here it is March, and that's exactly what I plan to do. March right back into the program that helped me be so successful. My back and leg pain are much better. I had a cortisone shot about 6 weeks ago and I have slowly gone back to exercise cla... Read more
I don't feel like doing this
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      5 comments

I have been out of commission with a bulging disc and some arthritis in my lower back for two months now. I have gained 7 pounds from my lowest weight and I am feeling depressed. Today I just don't feel like watching what I eat, or challenging m... Read more
Monday, January 11, 2010      0 comments

I realized this morning that I am allowing myself to dwell too much on what I cannot do! Today I focus on what I can do and get back on track! I am going to sit down with my husband tonight and apologize for being such a cry baby and let him kno... Read more

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