In the Depths of Winter
Saturday, March 20, 2010 2 comments
I joined SparkPeople in the depths of winter. The date was January 15, 2010, and it was a hard winter in many ways. The weather was cold and rainy, far worse than our usual mild winters in south Georgia, and the weather made my rheumatoid arthr... Read more
Live Long and Prosper
Wednesday, March 03, 2010 2 comments
Today I celebrated with my aunt for her 88th birthday, and we had lots of fun! Her sister, my wonderful mother lived to be almost 89, and their brother. my uncle, will have his 91st birthday tomorrow. We have many other family members who lived ... Read more
Saturday, February 20, 2010 3 comments
I think I'm growing up and beginning to learn patience -- ditching my old desire for instant gratification. Always before, when I've tried to lose weight, I have been impatient, and became discouraged if I didn't lose several pounds in a hurry. ... Read more
There's more to this than weight loss.
Friday, February 12, 2010 1 comments
I began this program to lose weight, and that is happening -- slowly. However, I cannot be upset over the slow pace of the loss because I am experiencing so many other benefits from the nutritional and exercise plans. I am feeling better than I ... Read more
First Restaurant Meal!
Monday, February 01, 2010 2 comments
Today I was invited by friends to lunch at Red Lobster. Between information on this site and on the Red Lobster site, I was able to study nutritional info before we went and choose a healthy and delicious lunch order. I had grilled talapia, rich... Read more
Hey -- I really think I can do this!
Friday, January 29, 2010 2 comments
I've been in the SparkPeople community for two weeks, and I'm really getting fired up about this plan. I have never really practiced good nutrition and have certainly never done much exercise. Now I find that I have been able to consistently get... Read more