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OUCH I've done it again

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

well I have not behaved, i have sabotaged myself again.
the scale is up ,down, up.Seems like I can not help but ruin my good intentions ,there is obviously "trash-talk"going on in my mind without my permission.
soon I give up emoticon emoticon emoticon
Got to fix this somehow
i have not measured since sept. I did this morning and I still measure the same
I need 1 -2 more inches off the waist. .
I also need not to become depressed, it is that time of year for me so there is a double whammy here..
I promise myself and you that I will will keep to my diet, go to gym 6 days per week and do cardio and weights. I will be back with new blog about this january 1st.

Sorry for the ranting got to get it out somehow and in print I am more accountable.
so I will try to be good. emoticon

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MEDDYPEDDY 12/5/2010 1:14AM

    I do think december is a hard month in many ways, so easy to get mixed up in expectations and ditues and then it is so dark too!

It is really great if you can manage to go to the gym every day – otherwise three times a week is good enough for keeping up...

I too had a little setback as I have been on plan but seem to have gained a little, started weighing myself, which might turn into an obsession very easy. It immedeately turned my mood for the worse. My life is not my weight... but it feels that way.

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SALINA110 12/3/2010 8:47PM

    i have just soo been there myself ... been "bad for like the past month and gained back ALL i lost ... i just got back on the wagon this past Monday and thankfully have stayed on track these past 5 day. I'm w/ you - we CAN do it ... i'm so motivated to loose it (at least 10pds) this mo .... will let u know my results by Jan 1 too :)

We're in this together emoticon

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WAGTHEDOG 12/3/2010 12:20PM

    I am trying to lose fat around my middle and haven't a clue how to do this. I watch what I eat most of the time, but I don't seem to whittle away the pounds that have accumulated there. Any suggestions? emoticon

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ESPERI 12/2/2010 12:50PM

    HI darling, please don´t use the word good this way, not even when joking. When you say to yourself that you´ll try to be good it´s the same as saying that you´re bad if you don´t do it, and that does nothing for the losing weight.
When I let go of those words to describe myself, in thinking, my world changed!
YOU ALREADY ARE GOOD whatever the body looks like. You´ll be worth exactly as much as a human when you´ve lost the weight you want to lose as you´re worth today.

I too have the scale-fixation-syndrome, we have to fight it!
A lot of love from Spain!
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The trees are prepared for the spring = can´t be that far away!

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INGMARIE 12/2/2010 8:08AM

    Thank you are the best emoticon

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GATORJOY 12/2/2010 7:58AM

    I am in your corner, it will come off if you stick to it! Hang in there!

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MOMFAN 12/2/2010 1:17AM

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MINENA1 12/1/2010 11:48AM

    You can do it girl. We all have our ups & downs, but it's SOOOOO very important that we don't give up no matter what. emoticon emoticon

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New bathroom

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

My daughter is selling her condo and we have painted added new carpets etc, the bathroom is the last thing to tackle and we were thinking Bath fitters or Re-bath
do any of you know about them?
any recommendations?

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RACHAELWREBATH 12/6/2010 10:11AM


I saw your post about Re-Bath because we monitor the social space to better serve our valuable Re-Bath customers.

We’re excited to hear that you are considering Re-Bath for your remodel and hope you’ll give us a try.

Please view our customer testimonials on our Facebook page,
ath, as well as in this Advice Box thread:

If you have any questions, please contact Aimee Williams in the Re-Bath customer service department directly at (480) 844-1575 ext. 170 or by email at and she can help you.

Rachael, on behalf of the Re-Bath corporate office

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MEDDYPEDDY 11/19/2010 1:50AM

    This, I think, does not exist in Sweden yet. Thanks for asking because I had to google and it seems like an interesting business idea!

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GATORJOY 11/18/2010 2:08PM

    No, I have noticed that they are expensive, but I guess a bathroom re-model is always expensive. Good luck!

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    I know nothing about them...good luck!

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Hello again

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Hello again
i just want to say Welcome to all the new members and there is a lot of you too,I usually send a personal welcome to team members.
I have been on vacation and just got back to 700+ emails WOW some got deleted right away
all the spark ones i am reading now. emoticon
I will tell you all about my trip next week,and even post pix.
Have a great weekend. emoticon

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PATTISWIMMER 11/5/2010 11:42PM

    Glad you had a great holiday.

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MEDDYPEDDY 10/1/2010 12:33AM

    I am looking forward to hear about your trip! And healthy choices during it...

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MALLEUSMIKE 9/30/2010 9:38AM

  Ay carumba, that's a lot of emails. Looking forward to hearing about your trip. Keep up the good work!

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7PASTORMIKE7 9/30/2010 9:31AM

    You have a wonderful weekend as well ! Pastor Mike

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Hi you all, so happy to tell you I'm back to Fla. and the USA
Dont get me wrong I love Europe ( my home) but living here 30 years , it is my home too.
it was great visiting family,and Florence,,,, lovely. Pictures and the whole story to come later


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PATTISWIMMER 9/29/2010 1:23PM

    Welcome back! emoticon emoticon

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INGMARIE 9/29/2010 10:19AM

    Thanks you all (Y'ALL)

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MEDDYPEDDY 9/29/2010 12:55AM

    Välkommen bort - eller hem :-) I totally share the feeling, it is nice to travel and see things and meet people but it is also very nice to get back to ones own home!

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MAGNOLIA416 9/28/2010 8:08PM

    Valkommen tillbacka!

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MDMNINA 9/28/2010 7:55PM

    Welcome back! You were indeed mised.

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BMAN419 9/28/2010 4:58PM

  positive and motivating

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the transitions program

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Went to hear about this today. it seems you eat the same stuff as the GI diet, but with experts to teach nutrition and healthy eating and an exercise program 12 week course is
$ 800.00

Does any of you know more or have you tried this?
$800.00 seems a bit steep, since we get spark advise and food suggestions for free?

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INGMARIE 8/25/2010 7:42AM

    Morning all, i thought it was too much money and for something we get for free here at sparks.Just wondering what the difference was, and it seems very close to the GI diet?

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MEDDYPEDDY 8/25/2010 1:25AM

    I would think that the "magic" about it would be that since you pay so much you will be extra motivated to succeed... saying that I realise that my own renewed miotvation comes from the support and accountability I get from the eating disorder clinic – as I have a meeting with them in two weeks I want to "be good" hat is to show them a food journal that shows progress. I aso know that they will srrenghten me with knowledge and support.
You will probably get the same from the transition program - I have understood it as a healthy program without extreme ideas. If you have the money and the time required and feel that you need more than internet support through spark people – try it. THen is the question what you will do afterwards when the course is over?

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