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The Martian Philosophy
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      7 comments

I've decided to quit eating out until after vacation. I knew it would probably come to this when DH got laid off but I waited a few days to decide for sure. Yep, it needs to stop. I hate that. It's one thing I really enjoy. It worries me to... Read more
Happy Alone Introspection
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      15 comments

Best night's sleep in a week...and woke up feeling good. The anti-biotics and Mucinex are finally winning the battle. Yay! We had a super easy day at work yesterday. It was SO nice! We are a department of 3 and we work super focused f... Read more
Mini Goals and Cute Pics
Monday, February 15, 2016      17 comments

I updated my Spark Page a little yesterday and realized I had reached some mini goals and have some looming on the horizon. I have reached 25-lbs down. I have reached entering the 210's. And these are looming on the horizon... 1.6 to 30 lbs... Read more
Mini Goal Reached!
Sunday, February 14, 2016      18 comments

Today is my official weigh in day for the week...recording 218.6! I'm down 4.6 for the week! Nice week! Since coming back to Spark on January 17th, I've lost 13.8 lbs. My weight loss chart is looking nice... ... Read more
I'm a Notch Down!
Friday, February 12, 2016      14 comments

Going in to work today. I am feeling SO much better! Finally! It's been a long week. I'm not good at being sick. Glad to see the light at the end of the tunnel. The doctor confirmed...sinus infection and bronchitis...yep, that's what I tho... Read more
Doctor, Lunch, Shopping
Thursday, February 11, 2016      7 comments

I'm at the doctors office. Figured I better go before the weekend hits and I can't go. Planning to meet DD for lunch and work from home this afternoon. The only silver lining I can see in being sick now is that at least I'm getting it over wit... Read more
Burning Calories, Dropping Weight!
Wednesday, February 10, 2016      11 comments

Very exciting on the scale this morning...218.6! Down another 2.4...4.6 for the week! Yikes! Being sick must burn a LOT of calories! I feel like I've turned a corner with the sickness. I am seeing improvement in my symptoms and am hopeful t... Read more
Daily Challenges
Tuesday, February 09, 2016      8 comments

Challenge...yes, you can do this when you feel good...can you do this when you feel awful? Yes I can. Yesterday, I took it easy...worked at a slow pace from home. Took my meds. Got some extra sleep. Ate in range. Recorded my meals. Curren... Read more
Still Sick, Still Sparkin'
Monday, February 08, 2016      8 comments

The Superbowl Party was quite different than anticipated. I did not feel well at all. I hardly ate anything. So, I didn't bother tracking. I tried to keep drinking, but with my queasy stomach, that wasn't very appealing either. DD and DH we... Read more
Sparking while Sick
Sunday, February 07, 2016      13 comments

Not feeling well today. My stomach is queasy and my sinuses are acting up...giving me headache pain and throat pain. I will definitely have to go the route of "one little thing at a time" today. We have family coming over for the super bowl. ... Read more
Plans Change...Eating Stays the Same!
Saturday, February 06, 2016      15 comments

Yesterday did not go as planned at all. I'm not sure what plan I was on by the end of the day but it wasn't Plan A, B, or C. Went to work, like normal. Had lunch with DD...not normal. I had to take a long lunch to eat with her as her work an... Read more
Fighting Emotions
Friday, February 05, 2016      16 comments

Had a couple of emotional upsets yesterday...but did not eat my way through them. I wrote instead. I wrote about what was happening. I wrote it out in cue/old habit/reward and then cue/new habit/reward style. So I could see how I would have ... Read more
Superbowl Party Success!
Thursday, February 04, 2016      8 comments

Yesterday at work, we had our Superbowl party...and Chili cook-off. There were 9 chili's competing. I took a taste of each one, voted, and took a scoop of my favorite. There were also chips and dip, corn bread, brownies, chocolate pie, and co... Read more
Desk Marching
Wednesday, February 03, 2016      16 comments

Yesterday, was my best day yet...FitBit-wise. Nice! My one co-worker that is in the Workweek Hustle challenge with me, stopped by my office in the ... Read more
Tired Habit Loop Change
Tuesday, February 02, 2016      11 comments

So excited this morning! 223.2 on the scale...that's another 1.2 pounds for the week...1.8 so far total...yay! Walking my butt off is working! Though I did miss my goal of 3,000 calories burned in the day yesterday...by 20 calories! Close on... Read more

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