Getting back on track
Monday, April 16, 2018 1 comments
I went on vacation to Mexico mid- February for 3 weeks. Walked in the mornings and played in the waves at the beach in the afternoon. I ate lots of freshly prepared foods but overdid it on the cerveza's on the beach late afternoons. When I go... Read more
50 day Spark Streak!
Thursday, January 04, 2018 1 comments
Wow! I passed 50 days and things are going so well for me. Glad I started before the holidays. Here's how things are going..... - I've eaten within my calorie range for 42 days - I've been drinking at least 6 glasses of water daily ... Read more
Under 1000 Spark Points to next level - YES I CAN!
Tuesday, January 02, 2018 1 comments
I am on day 52 of a streak of logging my food daily. Yes its been a great exercise - especially over the holidays - less blow outs while watching the nutrition tracker and using it to plan days when I knew I had an event to attend with family o... Read more
Jumped on the Fitness Train Today
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 1 comments
Well, I've been telling myself for a few weeks that it was time to jump back on the fitness train if I was going to bust this plateau of 9 weeks. Not much success - lots of excuses - got up early a few times and shifted down to coffee and my ... Read more
A chili christmas
Saturday, December 23, 2017 4 comments
Yes the weather outside is frightful....minus 30. Kids are coming for christmas eve to cottage and today is prep day. Making a slow cooker of chili this year..and I got lots of healthy snacks for munching on in the afternoon. Baking some of non... Read more
Planning for Christmas at the Lake
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 2 comments
Well, I'm starting today. With a shopping list. And a menu plan. We are going to the lake Saturday through Tuesday. Some company coming our way. So I am planning the healthy options so that I can keep myself on track through the holidays. ... Read more
15 lbs down!
Thursday, December 14, 2017 2 comments
this is a big thing for me. Total down this time around 15 lbs. 3 months I've been working at this. I weighed in this morning at 225lbs - which I haven't seen for more than 6 years. It's true what they say about when you go on and off hea... Read more
First Christmas Party - Success!!!!!!
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 5 comments
I have 5 work and volunteer related parties to go to this season. Yesterday was the first one on the calendar. I had my plan - stay far away from the food buffet.... no more than 2 glasses of wine (in the daily plan) - then drink water an... Read more
The Weekend Approaches....
Friday, December 08, 2017 1 comments
My big thing right now is to not blow all the work during the week over the weekend. this is my soft underbelly spot ... Hahahahaha... I have the structure over the week - but then its the weekend and all kinds of unexpected food and drinks co... Read more
September to December
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 9 comments
It's been a tough time staying focused. Some good weeks,,,, some awful weeks. But overall I can say I've done okay. I'm down 14 lbs total. Was stuck at 232 for like 4 weeks... thought I was going to go insane....but I thought about what my d... Read more
Yes I can.
Monday, December 04, 2017 34 comments
This monday morning, before I got out of bed I took time to think about what went well this past week. Ate fresh and home made all week. One takeout luch from subway...healthy treat. Weekend was on track. I planned food..made soup...dinner party... Read more
Notes from my skinny self
Saturday, December 02, 2017 9 comments
Niki my hairdresser has lost 40 lbs in ths past 6 months. She has inspired me to try again. As she was coloyring my hair on thursday night we got talking about how in our heads we are our lean strong young selves....but the image in the mirror d... Read more
19 day streak
Thursday, November 30, 2017 5 comments
Well, its a great start. I've been tracking my food, and only 3 days I was over my calories for the day. Drinking the 8 cups of water a day has been very helpful too. I am feeling much better - not so draggy in the morning. I hold myself... Read more
New Foods...trying them out
Sunday, November 26, 2017 4 comments
My cholestrol is a bit high so Dr. Said try to lower with food choices first. So this morning I made baked blueberry banana oatmeal. Im not a fan of oatmeal. We grew up on lumpy cream of wheat...and as an adult I pretty much shunned hot cereals.... Read more
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