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Against all odds!


Thursday, April 04, 2013


I do appreciate all the suggestions on yesterday's blog--and they helped me---
They also inspired me to carry on Sparkin'----that there are more people out there doing the same as I am----""trying very hard""---

We went to McDonald's last night--(Doesn't sound like I'm trying very hard does it? LOL)---..............Himself wanted to go-----(LOL----Of course I didn't say ""no"")--but--I did take my own salad (We ate in the car)- and I ordered a Filet of Fish----
I was Optimistic that I might keep the calories down---

But-----.........I am still the same ----the weight has not budged----
But--going with the ""optimistic" thing-----the weight hasn't gone up---

Spark says--sustained, consistent acts of self improvement, breeds confidence, builds momentum, and puts you on the winning side of "'losing''----
Does that make any sense?---

Lord love a Duck--it's early---
Son #2 the Pilot is out in Newfoundland---
He flew over us all in the night---
So---Good Morning all you "'Sparkly people"" out there----
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ELLIE381 4/6/2013 9:27AM

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JAVAJENN 4/4/2013 3:43PM

  All I have to say is, I'm just so happy when I read your posts.

You have a great attitude.

And yes, we're all in the same boat.

I think you've made fantastic accomplishments and I'm proud of you. emoticon

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PRINCESSAMY 4/4/2013 12:20PM

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EDWARDS1411 4/4/2013 11:18AM

    Yum - I like Filet O Fish too! 410 calories with 20 g. fat (4 saturated and .2 trans), 580 mg. sodium - oh, oh!! And there's the rub, too much sodium and fat - apparently us Canadians like our salt far too much. Darn.

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LISA-120 4/4/2013 11:11AM

    Have you tried McDonald's Tuscan Grilled Chicken salad? It is served with a garlic yogourt dressing. It is 460 calories, so it is not an every day sort of thing, but if you only go once in a while, it is a nice treat. And I find delicious and filling!

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PYNETREE 4/4/2013 9:58AM

    emoticon Stay on track! Consistancy will win out. emoticon

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TURTLETALK 4/4/2013 9:08AM

    Good job! I will occasionally eat at McD's when the grandkids need some indoor climbing. I usually order the Southwest Chicken Salad with grilled chicken. It comes with a lime wedge that I use instead of the dressing. Not bad for a fast food lunch. I think it is important that we learn to live a normal life while eating within our nutritional means.

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ANNIE924 4/4/2013 8:34AM

    Keep on keeping on - I'm sure your consistency will pay off.

I always enjoy your blogs. I got a laugh out of you taking your own salad to McDonalds. emoticon

Have a great day.

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GAILANN48 4/4/2013 8:29AM

    Hang in there! Just logging activity and calories, and staying within your range will eventually get you where you'd like to be!

:) Gail

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1CRAZYDOG 4/4/2013 8:17AM

    (((((HUGS)))))) Hang in there! It'll happen. You made a good choice so go with that!



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DEBRITA01 4/4/2013 8:12AM

    Hang in there...you may not see results on the scale immediately but it will all come in time. Great choice at McD's! emoticon

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CEILIE2 4/4/2013 8:05AM

    Have a Fantastic Day!!! emoticon emoticon

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GABY1948 4/4/2013 7:42AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon one other suggestion...perhaps if you don't weigh every day...that helps a lot of people!

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CAT609 4/4/2013 7:22AM

    Good morning to you! Have a wonderful day! The sun is shining here, woohoo! emoticon

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DMEYER4 4/4/2013 6:57AM

  so happy you have a positive outlook. emoticon emoticon

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BLUENOSE63 4/4/2013 6:53AM

  Well I am sure that given time and a little tweakin your regime, it will all work itself out. Loving those tulips on the background of your page.

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