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Up a pound this week, but Monday I begin the "Activity Experiment!"
Saturday, March 18, 2017      2 comments

Hi everyone, Happy Weekend! Yeah, I'm feelin' a little "bummed" 'cause I'm up a pound, but my system is tricky. Lotsa times I go up a bit before a drop in a couple of weeks; so that's what I'm bettin' on! (I think a lot of you have similar ex... Read more
Weigh-in tomorrow. calories averaged 1657 per day this week; so...I dunno....
Friday, March 17, 2017      4 comments

Hi, Over the last seven weeks, my daily calories have averaged anywhere from 1550 to 1650-something per day. I have managed to lose an average of 1.5 lbs. per week without regular, planned exercise, but I realize that that is not gonna happen f... Read more
Meh! Boston only got about 5-6 inches! Still LOTSA ice and quite slippery out today!
Wednesday, March 15, 2017      4 comments

Hello everyone! Still counting down to SPRING! I'm glad I got to work from home yesterday and that I don't have to shovel. I can hardly WAIT for this stuff to finally MELT (again)! Have a nice night! ... Read more
Boston expecting a blizzard! SO? I am now down 15.5 lbs. since January 1, 2017!
Sunday, March 12, 2017      6 comments

We are looking at a Nor'easter and the biggest snowstorm of the winter. 12-18 inches or more expected in Boston. (Here's hoping I get to work from home on Tuesday!) That's okay, because the first day of SPRING is a week from Monday! Not only... Read more
Recently ordered an appetite supressant on Amazon that got really good ratings...
Monday, March 06, 2017      6 comments

www.amazon.com/gp/produc
t/B00WKZG7SM/ref=oh_aui_de
tailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 I'm supposed to receive two bottles around March 7-11. I will report here to let people know whether it seems to be working for me, e... Read more
My weight is now 166.4 (about 13 lbs. GONE since New Year's Eve!)!
Saturday, March 04, 2017      6 comments

Hi everyone! So today marks nine weeks since New Year's Eve, can you believe it? Since that time, I have averaged a loss of 1.4 lbs. per week - right on target! (My goal is to average 1.1 or more pounds per week.) I haven't started exercising... Read more
I'm continually surprised by how many trivia questions I get WRONG!
Thursday, March 02, 2017      7 comments

Hi everyone, I still seem to get a lot of incorrect answers to Spark's trivia questions. It just goes to prove how much I still need to learn, I guess! I plan to attempt the three trivia questions daily because it really does help! My reg... Read more
I had a DEXA Body Composition Scan this Morning!
Friday, February 24, 2017      4 comments

So I had the most scientific, state-of-the-art assessment of my stats. DEXA scans are regarded as a "Gold Standard" for measuring body composition analysis. Unlike calipers and underwater weighing, DEXA scans are able to measure the body segmen... Read more
I may have found the tastiest, healthy snack food...EVER!
Wednesday, February 22, 2017      6 comments

(For me, anyway)! These are DELICIOUS! www.amazon.com/Beanitos-
Baked-Crunch-Cheese-Ounce/
dp/B01EHIAHK8?th=1 I just order... Read more
I think I figured out the "ADD A LINK" feature!
Monday, February 20, 2017      2 comments

Hi everyone, I got the umbrella link to work by only including the URL from "www". (It doesn't want you to include the http:// or https://, I guess... For example, here is a link to conveniently calculate your weight loss percentage (from ... Read more
For those who'd like to know, here's a picture of my bubble umbrella!
Monday, February 20, 2017      4 comments

Please note: I have trouble getting "ADD A LINK" to work right, but you should be able to copy and paste the string to get to the amazon link. ... Read more
I made an appointment for a Dexa Scan next Friday...
Saturday, February 18, 2017      3 comments

Happy President's Day Weekend Everyone! I hope everyone who reads this blog has Monday off as well! I am doing pretty well and looking forward to the first day of Spring, five weeks from this Monday (by the calendar anyway)! I hav... Read more
I made it to "Level 10" now; Re-"Sparking" since January 1st and going strong!
Thursday, February 16, 2017      3 comments

Hello everyone, I'm starting to look and feel better again! I know I lost weight this week; in fact, I think the scale might even show a 2-3 lb. loss for this week - in the 160's, YAY! I will weigh-in tomorrow morning, but I usually take my me... Read more
Getting ready for *SNOW*, made a HUGE crockpot beef & bean chili!
Sunday, February 12, 2017      4 comments

Hello everyone, HAPPY SUNDAY! Here we go again! Boston is bracing for its next big snowstorm, up to 14 inches (or more) expected I made a BIG pot of beef & bean chili, following a recipe I found here on the Sparkpages. I browned the beef an... Read more
Got about another four inches of snow last night - More Sunday into Monday...
Saturday, February 11, 2017      0 comments

Hi everyone! Happy Weekend! Boston always seems to get the most snow in February; it's like winter is fighting to hold off spring for as long as it can, or something! I have been averaging about 1.3 pounds down per week. Once I start res... Read more

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