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Feeling better every day and other boring stuff

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

I'm doing SparkCoach and today I am supposed to blog about what changes I have noticed lately. I am going to admit, I often find it hard to blog. Why would anyone want to read something as uninteresting as "how I feel". I remind myself, though, that it is for my benefit, not an entry trying to win a Pulitzer.
But, I also know that, like tracking my food daily, blogging is another tool to get me where I need to go.

So, here is some of that boring stuff.

Since I have started Spark I feel wonderful. When I stray (and I have done that a few times) I feel terrible.
One of the biggest benefits, other than the obvious health ones, is I am in control. Life does not always go the way one wants or plans. Sticking with a healthy lifestyle is all up to me. Surrounded with the world falling apart around you and knowing you have what it takes to maintain your health is uplifting.

I firmly believe that when you don't succeed at SparkPeople it is okay to try and try and most importantly keep coming back. For me each time I come back it is a little easier. Soon things become a habit and a way of life that you can no longer live without.

Other little things:

-I am approaching the 50 pds lost mark. Actually I think I am there already but, I was so heavy in the beginning that I wouldn't even get on a scale.

-My blood sugar readings have been very good as of late.

-My level of fitness has improved tremendously.

-I can do little things around the house that before were either extremely uncomfortable or impossible.

-I no longer have to buy my clothes in the plus size department.

-I don't even think of putting a glass of soda (diet) next to my plate. Water is my first choice (well, maybe 2nd, wine being the 1st, LOL)

-I am starting to enjoy vegetables more, some work to be done there but I am improving.

These are the things that I thought of first.
I'm sure the Coach will make me do this again so I'll come up with some more boring personal facts, soon.
Boy, this blogging is tough....


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
PRNCSCUP1-2FULL 11/13/2012 6:54PM

    I found your blog to be very inspiring! What wonderful changes! You & I need to exchange a bit to be totally on track! I am fine with my veggies but often need that soda, diet soda! Oh, I like my wine too! HeeHee! You are doing great! Get out here and brag and blog about it!

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JOYFULME01 11/13/2012 2:28PM

  Sounds like you are on track. I love Rosie the riveter. Thanks for sharing.

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