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Join BLC 46 for a wonderful Challenge!
Thursday, April 22, 2021      3 comments

This may be a first - two blogs in a row! Yesterday I was celebrating incredible success here - feel free to check that out. As I stated then, there is NO WAY I could have had this success over this past, very difficult pandemic year... Read more
Revealing - my new tracker/new goals!
Wednesday, April 21, 2021      12 comments

So I have a MAJOR NSV to share!!! I decided to be brave and reset my goals to my FINAL weight goal which is 135 lbs. and gets me in by a smidgeon to my healthy BMI - so my ticker now reflects that. I've also changed final goal to December ... Read more
What I'm doing well on my health journey
Tuesday, February 09, 2021      8 comments

This week for the BLC challenge we are to write a blog about what we're doing right/well. I'm actually pretty happy with what I'm doing these days. I'm pretty much doing everything that I want to be doing to stay healthy. I'm following WW... Read more
Why I started on Sparkpeople
Monday, February 01, 2021      7 comments

I'm actually trying to remember. It's part of a challenge I'm in right now through the BLC 45! I'm pretty sure that I got started after I'd met folks through a WW online team and a couple of that group's members migrated to Sparkpeople, becaus... Read more
Register for an AWESOME spring challenge!
Wednesday, April 24, 2019      4 comments

BLC40 - SPRING INTO SUMMER ROUND - REGISTERING NOW! The Biggest Loser Challenge (also known as the BLC) is a 12 week challenge that was INSPIRED by, but not based on the TV show of the same name. We have been around for 10+ years encouragin... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 10
Thursday, September 21, 2017      4 comments

I overate yesterday - veered from my plan that I created, because I couldn't handle the ham in the pea soup. However - only went over by 40 calories, and when I tracked, I was on the generous side in what I thought I ate. I may have eaten ... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 9
Wednesday, September 20, 2017      0 comments

Continuing on with the Challenge - in my way. Today - planning my food and it's an issue because I have an all-school staff meeting from 4:30 - 6:00 - this is our once-a-month late day. Breakfast: My pumpkin apple pancakes with nonfat ... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 8
Tuesday, September 19, 2017      1 comments

Moving forward. This is getting to be a routine. I'm feeling my body craving healthy foods. I'm less hungry. I'm supposed to start my sugar fast today, but I read the challenge too late - I've had about 3 grams of added sugar today. ... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 7
Sunday, September 17, 2017      3 comments

Well... I missed Day 6... and I MISSED Day 6. HAVE to journal. HAVE to journal. HAVE to journal. I did really well on Day 5. I was sweating out the toxins, as I do when I get rid of sugar. I did really well on Day 6 up through dinne... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 5
Friday, September 15, 2017      1 comments

Okay... got through Day 4 just fine, but it was a very busy day and I had a big, late dinner. OTOH, I'm already feeling the grip of sugar disappearing... in bits and pieces. It's really interesting that I'm actually able to feel when... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 4
Thursday, September 14, 2017      2 comments

Okay... yesterday was mixed. I didn't entirely stick with my planned snack last night - had more than I'd planned and went (a little) over my budgeted calories for the day, BUT... didn't eat junk and found that a wedge of laughing cow light... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 3
Wednesday, September 13, 2017      2 comments

Again, I'm grateful for the comments, suggestions, commiseration. Got through yesterday just fine. Actually had one of my apple-blueberry power ... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 2
Tuesday, September 12, 2017      7 comments

Thanks for the support for those who commented. I really appreciate your comments and support! So, after my great intentions, I did NOT have a great day. Today, however, I did. I subbed meditation and some brief exercise for crav... Read more
Sugar Blues
Monday, September 11, 2017      3 comments

The cycle: Eat sugar=being hungry all the time, especially at night=gain weight Cut out sugar=leptin and ghrelin seem to regulate=lose weight I. know. this. However, I can't seem to get rid of the sugar. The sugar is very ti... Read more
Positive for the Day 4/17
Monday, April 17, 2017      2 comments

I'm being really patient with a work situation currently. :-P... Read more

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