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Rough nutrition day
Tuesday, August 12, 2014      0 comments

I had all the basics to have a great nutrition day. Packed delicious, healthy breakfast, lunch and snacks. Then I got to work and found out we were having pancakes, bacon and home fries (we don't often do this. I work in a school, and... Read more
What do I want and why?
Monday, August 11, 2014      2 comments

I want to feel comfortable and at ease in my own skin I want to feel fit and full of energy I want to feel strong, sexy and at peace with myself I want to put less pressure on my joints and be injury-free I want to have a healthy and com... Read more
OVER weight cycling
Sunday, August 10, 2014      2 comments

I realized a few days ago that I have been on sparkpeople for about 4 years. I have not returned to my highest weight (227 pounds), but I have been cycling between 201-210 pounds for the last 4 years. There are various reasons for the weig... Read more
Healthy Choice Rewards
Saturday, August 09, 2014      1 comments

A few months ago, I read a fellow sparkmember's blog (so sorry unfortunately I am not remembering whose blog it was ... Read more
August Goals
Friday, August 08, 2014      2 comments

I finally owned up to my pre/during vacation weight gain, and added the extra 5 pounds to the weight tracker ... Read more
Back from vacation and thinking about August goals
Monday, August 04, 2014      2 comments

Just got back from St. Maarten with my husband and a few friends. Had such a restful vacation. Definitely ate/drank out of range this week, so looks like I have put on a few pounds. This week is about getting back to my normal way of eating, and... Read more
another reason to lose this weight
Monday, July 07, 2014      3 comments

I have had 3 consecutive serious sprains on my left ankle, the last of which was in November in a car accident. At this point, the injury is chronic, so I have had physical therapy since January or so. My Orthopedic and PT are both concern... Read more
Rediscovering hunger
Sunday, July 06, 2014      3 comments

I have been a Sparkpeople member for about 4-5 years, and have picked up healthy habits & information, for which I am very grateful. However, one negative aspect of my journey is that I have developed an obsession over food and eating. I am... Read more
Update on last week goals and this week's goals
Monday, June 30, 2014      3 comments

Update on last week's goals 1. Drink 8 cups of water everyday (was great on most days, getting in at least 6 if not 8) 2. Track my meals everyday (didn't over the weekend) 3. Do my shoulder & strengthening exercises for at least 5 days ... Read more
building endurance
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      1 comments

With my ankle injury, I have to do low-impact cardio for the foreseeable future. so glad my new gym has a rowing machine. I will be using this machine as a test of endurance over the next month. So far, I can only do about 5-6 minutes, bu... Read more
back in the gym
Monday, June 23, 2014      2 comments

A Blink fitness just opened in my neighborhood and today was the first day I went in to workout. Don't know whether it was the new location, or the fresh equipment, but I felt really great working out today. Looking forward to my workouts for ... Read more
my body is ok
Thursday, June 12, 2014      2 comments

I have been self-conscious about my body since I was 11 or 12. My body is fairly proportional, but I have a big stomach. I often see people look at my stomach twice. I often think it is because they are trying to figure out whether or not I am p... Read more
focus on addition
Wednesday, June 11, 2014      2 comments

This week is back to basics. I am doing a fairly good job of getting 6-8 cups of water every day. So this week, my challenge is to eat 5 freggies a day in addition to the water. Will focus more on adding healthy habits this month, and focu... Read more
impulse control
Tuesday, June 10, 2014      2 comments

I'm a great planner, but my choices in the heat of major desires to overeat (especially around sweets) are often less than stellar. A big part of this journey will be figuring out other go-tos when I feel the need for something sweet or the nee... Read more
insanity
Sunday, June 08, 2014      1 comments

Have heard so often that the very definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over, and expecting different results. I have been trying to have my cake and eat it too for the last two months. Haven't modified my eating too much... Read more

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