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New beginings

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Well, my computer is back up and running.

There have been a few changes in my life in the past couple of weeks. I have moved into my daughters home while they are building us an apartment in their pool house. It is going to be so nice. The sudden cold weather has slowed the work down, but I am looking forward to it. We will not only be close to her and her family, but they have a huge pool that will be so great to exercise in come warmer (a lot warmer) weather. I love water aerobics, but to good at swimming. This will give me a chance to improve. At the same time I will be leaving my job soon and looking for another.

I am handling the stress of all this because I got my book, The Spark, and am following the guidelines. I have set my long and short term goals. I am ready to GO. 2010 here I come.
I WILL reach my goal by years end.

  
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THE_JULES1 1/6/2010 3:12PM

    Well you are really in good spirits! That is awesome. Good luck with your goals and your job search!

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Break

Thursday, December 17, 2009

I will be taking a SP break for a week or two. I am moving this weekend and will not have my computer back for awhile. See you later.

  
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MERRYFJL 12/17/2009 6:00PM

    Have a safe move and happy holidays! We look forward to seeing you on the Re-Lighting the Spark Team when you return!

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KALATHIA 12/17/2009 1:39PM

    Good luck with your move! Have a safe transition and a very Merry Christmas. May your new home be filled with love, laughter, and peace!

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Confessions

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Well here goes the ugly truth. I was doing pretty good on the Twelve weeks till Christmas challenge and then it happened. As we were going through Walmart doing the regualar shopping right in the middle of the isle, THERE THEY WERE, my favorite seasonal candy, chocolate creme drops. I was so proud as I passed them by and finished my shopping. I knew if I gave in I would eat not one, bu the whole bag.

Later I remembered something I forgot to buy and had to go back to the store. And THERE THEY WERE, at the end of the isle of the forgotten item. Ever so siftly my hand (without my permission) reached out and put one in the buggy without a thougt. Well I told myself, if you just have one a day it want hurt and will last a couple of weeks. Later last night I realized that I had eaten every last one. WHAT WAS I THINKING!

Now I am thinking......that was BAD. But I won't be tempted again this year, I remember how squeezy I felt, they were so sweet. Today is a new day and THEY are gone and I am back on track. I won't look back I will only go forward and learn from my over indulgence. THANK GOODNESS I HAVE THEM OUT OF THE WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Christmas chanllenge I am back.

  
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MALEXANDER4 11/22/2009 2:41PM

    chocolate drops, chips, candy it is all the same.....one is too many and a thousand isn't enough, wait that may be the line from an aa meeting. it is the same here for me though. i love chips....i had to stop buying them because they grab ahold at one and at the bottom of the bag i'm wondering where they all went. we just pick up and get moving again. life is life and we all need a treat every now and again.

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BARBIE66 11/22/2009 12:46PM

    You go girl!!! we can do it!!! I too fell of the wagon but I am back with full force.. just like you... KEEP IT UP WE CAN DO IT!!!and you know life is short we have the right to give in not all the time ... that is why it is called life....

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One meal at a time.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Each day is still a challenge to stay on plan, but I feel I am getting better at it. This week I have had the opportunity to blow my healthy eating habits, but have managed to make healthy choices. I can do this. I have made some short term goals, taking one step at a time.

  
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KING*GET*FIT 10/31/2009 1:20PM

    U can do this

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MYLIFEINBALANCE 10/29/2009 1:08PM

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If it is to be it is up to me.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

I am still here. I struggle to stay on my plan. I do fine during th week, it is weekends that are so hard. My DH doesn't help much, he is always wanting me to eat with him. It is getting a little better, but not much. That is why I like Spark People.

If it is to be it is up to me.

  
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BECCID 10/29/2009 11:50AM

    Keep your focus, you are doing great. Eat with him on your terms.... just watch the portion.

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KING*GET*FIT 10/19/2009 11:03PM

    keep with it and maybe he will eventually come to the light side.

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MYRTLY 10/15/2009 3:37PM

    You got it!
Spark On!

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NONNASH22 10/14/2009 10:47PM

    You can do this!!! We're here for you!!!

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CLSYLADY 10/14/2009 11:55AM

    Don't I know about weekends!! Seems I can do great during the week and the weekend comes and I gain back what I lost. You can do it and I am glad to read that your husband is doing better about wanting you to eat with him. Just remember, you can eat with him but make healthier choices and use portion control. You can win this battle I am confident in that!

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