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Back after a long time
Tuesday, July 11, 2017      0 comments

Nice to be back with Spark People after many years away - have lost 30 pounds and almost ready to start maintaining (the hard part!) hoping to meet new people who will help keep me motivated... Read more
Gym for over a month and haven't lost an ounce
Sunday, July 31, 2011      1 comments

Started Planet Fitness June 18th 2011 - workout is treadmill with light jog, fast walk for half hour and just added machines for 20 min. Haven't lost anything, My son lost 10 lbs already - trying to stick with it but it is frustrating working so... Read more
Favorite Low Cal Snacks
Saturday, May 09, 2009      0 comments

Sugar Free Popsicle Ms. Grass low sodium onion soup popcorn jello low fat whip cream crystall light fruit... Read more
new Social Eating Strategy
Saturday, May 09, 2009      0 comments

Social Eating is a big downfall - dinners for family, eating out, events at work etc. 2011 - things to watch out for: people wanting me to go out to eat - (should get something low cal and eat regular food when I get back or before going) ... Read more
Best Strategy for Weight Loss
Sunday, April 26, 2009      0 comments

no surprise - it is logging everything I eat - after logging off and on since Feb 08 I know this works! also avoid Social Eating which is a main downfall for me... Read more
Home Aerobics Studio
Sunday, February 08, 2009      0 comments

built this for myself for my birthday - today I used it for the first time and it was great! no more boring treadmill - ordered interlocking foam tiles for the floor and equiptment is only a big fan, TV, VCR and a Walk Fit Video - will keep ever... Read more
Back on Track for 2009
Wednesday, January 14, 2009      0 comments

Spark works - was doing well from Feb to June then quit logging on and gained 6 lbs back! New Years Goal for 2009 to stick with the Spark program and fit excercise into my busy days. Happy New Years everyone!... Read more
Back From Miami and didn't gain!
Thursday, March 27, 2008      1 comments

Was scared to get on scale but am still 176 after 3 days in FLA - I think it must have been all the walking that kept me from gaining - rough with all the restaurants and staying in hotel without my low cal soups and snacks - home now and back o... Read more
My Favorite Low Calorie Snacks - suggestions welcome!
Thursday, March 20, 2008      1 comments

Coolwhip Lite with unsweetened frozen blueberries - Yum 100 Calorie airpopped popcorn - makes lots! sugar free Jello with whipped cream Crushed Ice with diet Rootbeer Balsamic vinegar with Lettuce Ken's Asian Sesame Salad Dressing ... Read more
Nuts driving me nuts
Tuesday, February 26, 2008      1 comments

I love them but they are sooooo fattening- Just a half a cup of chopped walnuts is almost 400 calories! Really ruined my eating plan yesterday with too many pistachios (my all time favorite nut) Will need to start dividing them up into smaller c... Read more
discovered Cheap Gym Membership!
Monday, February 18, 2008      0 comments

Been researching Gyms - trying to find one close to my home or work, wanted a nice locker room, little or no wait time for treadmills, machines etc.. ample parking - good hours - Also - not to get locked into two year membership with high fees -... Read more
Night Eating has got to stop!!!
Thursday, February 14, 2008      1 comments

The daytime is easy - I am so busy at work that sometimes I even forget to eat. Then I get home and sometimes start grazing like a cow. A little of this and a little of that - it all adds up and every kinda excuse to eat - last night out to dinn... Read more
Too Much Birthday Cake!
Sunday, February 10, 2008      1 comments

Ahhhhh, Last Friday was my birthday - the big 55 and I am now a senior citizen - Oh Yay :) They surprised me with a big yummy carrot cake at work and my sis, niece, nephew, son, daughter & neighbor had a surprise party for me after work with Re... Read more