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Some excellent reading for me from Sparkpeople
Sunday, July 10, 2011      0 comments

Today I read this Sparkpeople article: Moderation in All Things How to Avoid the Diet Blues This is exactly where I am right now. I am tired of being a perfectionist. Tired of abandoning my diet because I didn't have a perfect day. ... Read more
Day 2 getting back on track
Saturday, March 05, 2011      1 comments

I finally reached the point where I knew that I had to get back on track. Nothing fit any more and I was feeling down and out. Too many vacations with unrestricted eating and not enough activity. ... Read more
Just try, try again
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      0 comments

Don't know what got into me this summer, but I just decided that I did not want to be so bogged down with, I have to eat this, I cannot eat that, that I decided to take a vacation from all of this. I kept on exercising, and I didn't chow down, b... Read more
They arrive today
Saturday, June 26, 2010      0 comments

My two grandsons arrive this afternoon and I will be babysitting for a whole week. It's funny, but I am a bit nervous. Now, I brought up 3 boys kind of as a single Mom (my husband battled brain cancer for 12 years, so I was his care taker) and... Read more
Sticking with it
Thursday, June 24, 2010      0 comments

OK, I've been back for 3 days. I am feeling more in control and with that comes a much better self esteem. I am preparing for a visit from my grandsons ( 8 yr and 2 yr) They are arriving on Saturday and I will have them for a whole week! ... Read more
A Minor Blip
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      1 comments

OK, I tracked my food (all of it!), went for a 60 minute walk, worked in my garden, and got in a strength session. BUT, it was our anniversary and my husband took me out to this 5-star Italian restaurant that we have not gone to in years. I trac... Read more
Two Days
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      0 comments

My first day back to SP went pretty well. I started the day at aerobics. I tracked all my food. I had a 3.5 oz of wine with my supper and stayed within my 1200-1250 goal. Now on with day 2. I will track my food, go for a 60 min walk, work in the... Read more
A New Day, a good day
Monday, June 21, 2010      1 comments

I don't have a lot to say, only that I have not been following the plan, my weight has gone up, but for some reason my measurements, except for my breast measurement have stayed the same. I have been exercising regularly but I know I have not b... Read more
Thursday, May 13, 2010      4 comments

I have to admit that I have not been jubilantly following the program. Due to a couple of bulging discs in my lower back, I have been experiencing leg pain and numbness off and on since last November. That was the month that I finally hit my goa... Read more
My vision
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      1 comments

So I am supposed to be working on my vision of the life I want to live (self imposed goal) One thing that has come to me.... Last week I got my eye vision tested when I discovered that I had not had it done for 3 years. The technician was surpri... Read more
Moving on
Monday, May 03, 2010      1 comments

I just read an article on the difference between a diet and a lifestyle change. It is an area that I am trying to come to grips with right now. Part of the article said, "one of the best ways you can start the transition from a diet to a ... Read more
Time on SparkPeople
Monday, April 19, 2010      3 comments

Although I know that when I spend more time on the Internet at Spark People, I do better, I am really kind of tired of being on the computer. I find it boring. Not just Spark People, but Facebook too. I don't even like checking my email. Guess i... Read more
Stress in the tax office
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      2 comments

I really didn't think I was stressed by the fact that tomorrow is April 15th. I am just a first year associate and service walk in clients with uncomplicated returns. I love what I am doing. So how is it that I felt the stress today, so much so ... Read more
Still keeping on track
Tuesday, April 13, 2010      1 comments

Haven't had time to post, but I am managing to keep on track. It feels good to be back with the program and back to exercise class each morning. Tax preparers are of course very busy this week. This is keeping me out of temptation's way. ... Read more
Saturday, Day 3 back on track
Saturday, April 10, 2010      0 comments

Not much that I really had to do. A little laundry, grocery shopping, and morning exercise. Maybe I need to go back to work full time, I am getting a little bored. I have been planning my garden but it really hasn't gotten into the everyday tend... Read more

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