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Up and Down
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      1 comments

Up and Down...I think that is how it is going to go. I went down 4 lbs for last week's weigh in and went up 2 lbs for this week. I have been trying to figure out what the problem is, besides too many calories, and I have decided that I need to... Read more
Friday, February 17, 2012      4 comments

A week ago yesterday, my son and daughter were out playing in the vacant lot next door. They found two puppies about a month old. There are many feral dogs and cats in the UAE. The kids thought they had seen an adult dog that had gotten hit b... Read more
WooHoo!! I am finally off of my 1st plateau...yay!
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      2 comments

I weighed myself this morning and there were 2 great things. First, I lost 2 pounds and I am off my plateau. Second, since I lost 2 pounds, I am officially in Onederland. It is only by one pound that I am in Onederland, but I am claiming it. ... Read more
I hit my first plateau
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      3 comments

Well, I weighed myself this morning and I haven’t lost anymore since February 1st. I knew I would hit a plateau sooner or later, but I was hoping for later. I am not discouraged, thanks to reading blogs and comments from other sparkers. I kno... Read more
My Blender has gone Bananas!
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      0 comments

I AM SOOOO FRUSTRATED right now. I was making banana bread and was blending the wet stuff together in the blender. Then I went to pour the liquid mix into the bowl and the top part of the blender container came apart from the blade part on the b... Read more
1 month Sparkeversary
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      1 comments

Today is my 1 month Sparkeversary. I have lost 12 pounds this month. I am excited to see what February brings. I am continually learning how to choose the good stuff in good quantities over the bad stuff in bad quantities....mostly by trial a... Read more
Figured out why I am so hungry
Sunday, January 22, 2012      0 comments

I just figured out why I have been soooo hungry the last few days. I am taking Prednisone for my asthma and bronchitis. My stomach has been ravenously hungry from morning to morning. I am glad I only have a couple of days more on it. I am gl... Read more
I went over my Calories
Friday, January 20, 2012      1 comments

Today was a busy day, had a meeting at church with breakfast provided...Then went out to lunch after church...By then I had my daily allowance of calories. Then came dinnertime and I was hungry. My son made a chocolate cake last night. I ate ... Read more
12th Day
Thursday, January 12, 2012      1 comments

Went for a walk this morning with Luke. Boy was I wheezy. I guess I will try to get a hold of the lung specialist. I went 1.07 miles in 22.5 minutes instead of the 20 minutes. I didn't want to push myself with my lungs acting the way they ar... Read more
11 days in
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      1 comments

It is my 11 day today and I weighed myself this morning. I have lost 8 pounds. I am happy and sad about it. I am happy, because 8 pounds is great for 11 days. I am sad because I snuck a weigh in 3 days ago and I had lost 8 pounds on that day... Read more
4th and 5th day
Thursday, January 05, 2012      1 comments

Today I am writing for 2 days. Yesterday I started off by doing measurements and weighing. I also did my motivation collage. I made the collage on a container so I can put stuff in it. I am starting to feel a little better from the bronchit... Read more
Feeling Encouraged!
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      1 comments

I just read the article that was emailed to me from SP about being in the Fast Break stage. I felt encouraged when I read that in this stage, if I don't make my calorie goals, it is okay. It is just practice. What a relief! I tend to be a p... Read more
New Year's Day and the day after
Monday, January 02, 2012      2 comments

Today is January 2. I am trying to recover from bronchitis. I feel pretty useless when I am sick. Why is it when I am sick that I get all these ideas on how to get healthy.....but have no energy to do them. Today we spent the day just laying... Read more