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At War With Myself
Monday, May 04, 2015      5 comments

Been on SP three weeks now and have learned a lot, but still learning too. During this time though, it seems like I'm in constant war with myself about eating healthy. One part of me knows that eating healthy is the right thing to do, not just ... Read more
I'm Not Perfect, and That's Okay
Friday, May 01, 2015      6 comments

Because I had only lost 1 pound in my first 2 weeks on SP, I kept careful watch of what I ate this past week. I wanted to make sure I wasn't miscalculating my calorie intake and also wanted to identify any areas that I could improve. My eating t... Read more
Challenge vs Opportunity
Wednesday, April 29, 2015      4 comments

I learned something about myself today: I don't like the word "challenge." I really don't know why, I just know that when I hear the word, my brain does a funny little twitch, which as far as brains go, isn't great. I'm sure there's a psychiatr... Read more
Isn't It Funny...
Sunday, April 26, 2015      8 comments

I just had my first weigh-in since joining SP and found that I lost 1 pound in about 2 weeks. I'm not overjoyed nor "underjoyed" by this. I had expected to have lost a little more though as I have been exercising more (mostly walking) and keepin... Read more
Have I been reduced to Strawberries and Kale
Thursday, April 23, 2015      3 comments

I was on vacation in Myrtle Beach this past week and when I saw a picture of myself someone had taken, I literally wanted to bury my head in the sand. I looked enormous... Read more
Yikes! It's A Little Scary
Wednesday, April 15, 2015      7 comments

So today I went to Champps Restaurant with some friends and was a little worried that I would "fall off" the wagon. Restaurants like these are full of gooey, scrumptious, gazillion calories entrees. As I scanned the Menu of Tasty Temptations (MT... Read more
You Can't Do Everything, But You Can Do Something
Monday, April 13, 2015      10 comments

I've just joined SparkPeople and I'm amazed at all the features and things available. Of course, it looked a little overwhelming at first, not knowing where to begin and so much to do, read and learn. I think the best approach to maximize the Sp... Read more