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Staying on Track Even on Bad Days
Monday, January 13, 2020      16 comments

Even though it's been a Very Bad day, I'm continuing to track my nutrition, stay within my calorie goals, exercise for at least 10 minutes or more,... Read more
Yesterday's Struggle
Wednesday, January 08, 2020      14 comments

I'm not going to lie, yesterday was a BIG struggle... Read more
6 lbs down since Jan 2nd!!
Tuesday, January 07, 2020      17 comments

I hope it doesn't sound like I'm bragging, but I don't u... Read more
Breaking Up with Sweets
Monday, January 06, 2020      9 comments

I've had a sort of "love affair" going on with sweets - ... Read more
Do you overeat when you're sad or angry?
Sunday, January 05, 2020      13 comments

In November, I started a Topic on the SparkPeople Message Boards/SparkPeople Cafe to ask the question, “Do you overeat when you’re sad or angry?” I fou... Read more
Rainy Saturday Walk
Saturday, January 04, 2020      6 comments

It's been decades since I purposely set out to walk on a rainy day. I usually use the rain as an excuse to get out of walking. I'm determined to make t... Read more
Friday, January 03, 2020      8 comments

I'm "Embracing the Day>!" I ate a good breakfast, am ... Read more
01/02/2020 New Beginnings_First blog since 2018
Thursday, January 02, 2020      8 comments

Reading SparkGuy's latest blog this morning inspired me and reminded me of the momentum one can achieve with small "streaks." My goals for this New Yea... Read more
Losing a Spark friend
Sunday, October 21, 2018      17 comments

I've just learned that a Spark friend of mine passed away a couple of days ago. She was a Co-Leader of a team I was on for a long time. Eventually, she left SparkPeople, I think because of her health problems, but we continued to keep in touch. ... Read more
Wisdom from "My 600 lb. Life"
Wednesday, May 10, 2017      14 comments

"There is no life situation that justifies making unhealthy choices." Dr. Nowzaradan I really thought there was... chronic depression, an abusive childhood, anxiety disorders, PTSD. But he even told a mother with a hospitalized disabl... Read more
40 Questions and Answers
Monday, March 27, 2017      5 comments

Forty Questions and Answers Learn 40 things about your friends and let them learn 40 things about you. 1. Do you like blue cheese? No. 2. Have you ever smoked cigarettes? Yes, I tried them and didn't like them. 3. Do you o... Read more
Betrayed/Violated-Am I the only one?
Thursday, March 09, 2017      15 comments

I feel betrayed and violated every time SparkPeople makes sweeping changes without asking for input from us, the users. First, they ruined my Spark page. Now, they're ruined my Start page. I just can't believe the cavalier way they make these "i... Read more
"Just because it's hard, doesn't mean you can't do it."
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      16 comments

The other day my daughter and I were talking about my desire (and struggle) to eat within my calorie range. We were discussing a specific point and I said, "I could 'try' to do that, but it's hard." She said, "Just because it's hard, doesn't mea... Read more
Getting some traction.
Saturday, September 03, 2016      8 comments

I feel like I'm finally getting some traction in my quest to get on track and stay on track. There are several reasons for my optimism. A big change in my eating came about when I started the SparkPeople Fiber Challenge. It's not an exaggeration... Read more
Tiggers and Eeyores
Wednesday, June 01, 2016      11 comments

I'm fascinated by an article I read today about Tiggers and Eeyores. It was referring to people who are perpetually cheery to the point of being annoying (Tiggers) AND about the people who are gloomy to the point of being annoying (Eeyores). ... Read more

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