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Everything is Relative
Monday, August 29, 2011      2 comments

How many of us worry about the day to day things be it getting to an appointment on time, paying bills on time, does my hair look right and whether what I just put through my lips is going to my hips. Yes the last one is important in terms ... Read more
Lost the Recent Big Weight Gain
Friday, August 26, 2011      5 comments

A couple of weeks ago I got on the scale and I was so unhappy to find that I was the heaviest I had been since I started my weight loss journey almost 6 years ago I could feel it especially in my waist A lot of it was fluid. For some reason my l... Read more
So Hard to Get Back on Track
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      5 comments

I would have to go back and see where I last got on and made use of Spark I know it's been quite a while I have been seriously yo yoing When a friend said write everything down and I did so and I did really well and then I got lazy Then my... Read more
I'm A Girl Who Can't Say No
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      8 comments

For those of you who know the show Oklahoma you will know this song. What can I say I am a girl who can't say no but unlike the character who sings this it isn't men who is my problem. Have to face it. It is food. I use to say it I am on the ... Read more
Forward 2 Steps Back At least 1
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      3 comments

Been at this battle of the bulge too long. Yet it is too too easy to get frustrated. I just can't seem to be consistent. I know what I have to do. To me it's a simple eat properly using portion control with no mindless eating; stay away from sec... Read more
A Beautiful Day
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      1 comments

A perfect day today. Warm temps not hot, low humidity, clear sky a perfect day for a walk but can't. I do volunteer work at the library. Wanting to be stylish I wore the worst shoes for standing and walking around the library. Also earlier in th... Read more
Not Feeling Well Can Help
Sunday, June 26, 2011      2 comments

Today I was meeting friends for lunch at a restaurant I knew would be excellent. I am one who always has problems eating out most times using the excuse that it's ok for that time only. I woke up not feeling well with swollen feet but still w... Read more
A Simple Solution
Saturday, June 25, 2011      2 comments

Oh how wonderful it would be if there could be some sort of magic bullet that would solve the problem of obesity. We have all heard that there is a very high risk that the life span of our children may go down because of health risks associated... Read more
Aches and Pains
Thursday, June 23, 2011      2 comments

Lately it seems like I get a twitch of pain here and one there. I can understand my knees because like many I've developed arthritis but do they have to become so stiff when I get up after sitting for a long time. Years ago I learned I had bone ... Read more
Been Over A year
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      9 comments

Unfortunately it's been over a year since I discovered Spark. Unfortunately I am about the same weight I was then. During the past year there has been a lot of changes in my life, a lot of stressors and health problems. Have to admit though I ... Read more
Took A Week Off
Sunday, May 29, 2011      6 comments

For lots of reasons - am very good at having them I went off Spark. Two weeks of losing pounds, staying close to program especially working on my weekly challenges and then took a week off I suspect change in schedule, carrying too many f... Read more
Objectives vs Goals
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      2 comments

Back in the early 70's in the field of education the concept of goals and objectives was being used by special education teachers as it was at this time the Individual Education Plan (IEP) was beginning to be a federal requirement. Now you will... Read more
Did Something I've Wanted to Do
Saturday, May 14, 2011      5 comments

I live in the DC area and I know you know there are so many places to go. Many of the things that can move us are the numerous memorials. In my college day went to the Lincoln Memorial and one of my fondest memories is sitting on the steps a... Read more
When All Alone for the Weekend
Friday, May 13, 2011      3 comments

My hubby is away today through Sunday fishing and I am liking it. Today it was nice to get a haircut in, use a gift certificate and eat lunch at one of my favorite restaurants. There's a book to be read and I hope to prepare and eat foods I wa... Read more
Best Laid Plans
Monday, May 09, 2011      6 comments

I had listed certain goals this week and till Saturday had met them. But, the weekend came. First of all for a number of reasons Mother's Day for me and my daughter was 'celebrated ' on Saturday Unfortunately my daughter while she serves my 2 ye... Read more

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