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Monday, February 06, 2017      125 comments

Yesterday was the Super Bowl. Didn't measure anything but did eyeball to "sort of" keep track. I always figure high rather than end up thinking l'm doing good when maybe not so much. So the estimated damage for the day was 1,100 calories over my... Read more
Motivational "Mantra"
Thursday, January 05, 2017      9 comments

After 9 months on SparkPeople and more downs than ups, l think l have come up with a saying that l can remember to repeat to myself when tempted to over indulge or worse...binge. "Feed My Body....Starve the Fat!" Healthy food in reasonable quan... Read more
Should have stayed home for Christmas!!
Thursday, December 29, 2016      5 comments

WARNING: Nasty Sick Language! lol My doctor warned me that being on prednisone would make me more susceptible to catching germs and getting more sick than they would usually make me. I even thought about staying home, but thought no one was si... Read more
Backsliding Must Stop!!
Sunday, December 04, 2016      15 comments

Lost 30 pounds during my first three months on SparkPeople. But lost my way. Now almost five months into backsliding, l put back on 15 of those pounds! UGGHH! Time to recommit to making small changes and being consistent with them. Especially no... Read more
Thursday, October 06, 2016      9 comments

After 3 months of being totally off track and over indulgent, I'm disappointed but not surprised at gaining back 10#s. Very hard to get back on track. Decided that just tracking everything and getting back to the social support system is a goo... Read more
Going Backwards
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      3 comments

Decided to have a 2-day weekend when l wouldn't bother tracking food. Obviously it was because l didn't want to admit to "paper" the bad choices l knew l was making. Bad decision!!! Before l realized it, that 2-days has turned into 10! It's s... Read more
Getting Back On Track
Sunday, August 21, 2016      6 comments

You know you've been off track when you're thrilled to only be 84 calories over your limit! Aaaggghh! I decided at the end of June that l could have 1 or 2 smores and save the rest of stuff for eating 1 smore occasionally. Wrong!!! Never expe... Read more
Extremely Rare Occurrence
Sunday, August 07, 2016      4 comments

Way under calorie range!!! Ate breakfast late, the usual... yogurt, berries & fiber one. Normally that keeps me satisfied between 2-4 hours. Today l got busy trying to get ready for company tomorrow. Never even thought about eating. Didn't get h... Read more
Why The Gain!?
Monday, July 25, 2016      10 comments

When you think you didn't do too bad and you think the scales will show either barely anything lost or stayed the same. But instead the scales show a re-gain of 2.6 pounds! In one week....Aaaggghh! It's time for me to review last week's food log... Read more
Thursday, July 21, 2016      8 comments

Second day of adding excercise to the weight loss equation. Doubled my time....10 min today. Yahoo! Trying to use a video. I'm sure that l will figure-out modified moves and a good rhythm for me. I must do this. The alternative of going back to... Read more
Results---actions vs. luck
Monday, July 18, 2016      2 comments

After two weeks of going way over my calorie high range goal, I counted myself Lucky to have not gained but just stayed the same weight. Last week l stayed just under or just over that goal and saw the Results. Scale shows a loss. Yippee! Fourte... Read more
Too many splurges
Monday, July 11, 2016      4 comments

When l started this journey with SparkPeople as my guide and companion, l decided to keep treats as a regular part of my eating pattern. Whether dessert or another splurge, as long as treats are eaten in moderation they can be a part of our ever... Read more
Emotional Eating
Saturday, July 09, 2016      2 comments

That moment when you realize that the very things you hope will change if you lose all the weight are actually the things that caused you to overeat in the first place. All those negative emotions are washing over me like an ocean wave. Threaten... Read more
The Junk Food Jitters
Thursday, July 07, 2016      2 comments

Since April 10th, this is the third time l chose to eat sugary junk food. I had regular desserts in between, but candy is a real problem. Now between the caffeine of the chocolate along with the overload of sugar, l am feeling shaky, weak-kneed... Read more
Leason Learned: Hopefully!
Sunday, July 03, 2016      4 comments

After a six-day streak of eating over my calorie goals, l consider myself very lucky to have lost .2 lb. It could have been a gain...ugh. Now to get back on track and internalize this lesson so l don't end up gaining while still needing to lose ... Read more

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