Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    KALISWALKER   77,529
SparkPoints
60,000-79,999 SparkPoints
 
 
Sparking & Losing

Friday, April 26, 2013

I have been away from home for over a week. Regardless of where I travel, I relax and feel at home when I have wifi and can Spark. I made a point of taking my scale with me and weigh in daily. With the warmer weather I have some water retention but regardless I know my weight is trending downwards.

Today I hit a milestone on Spark Points; I have now done all the 'Read a Health A-Z topic'. I am thrilled!!! I love Spark and dutifully read these topics but it made me feel a little down. I am glad to be done with them! But now I can be a knowledgeable and sympathetic listener to most hypochrondriacs... too much information sometimes.

Success builds success. I set the bar low and focused on one thing, Nutrition Tracking. I didn't have to stay within my calorie range, I just had to record my food and beverages. When I got the Nutrition Tracking streak going strong, I added the daily walk.

Nutrition Tracking Day Day 40.
Walk - Day 7.

Got to scoot, doing spring cleaning here and looking after my daughter as she heals from surgery. The weather in Las Vegas is nice this time of year.
SHARE
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

TANYA602 4/28/2013 8:20PM

    I hope your daughter is on the mend! I can't believe you read the whole A-Z list! Wow!

Report Inappropriate Comment
LOOKINGUP2012 4/28/2013 8:42AM

    Wonderful plan. Hope your daughter heals well.

Report Inappropriate Comment
SIMONEKP 4/28/2013 8:08AM

    Good for you

Report Inappropriate Comment
CANDOK1260 4/27/2013 10:21PM

    hope your daughter ge well soon and congrat on the weight loss

Report Inappropriate Comment
ROSCOEKR 4/27/2013 8:37AM

    emoticon & hope your daughter is doing well. Enjoy the weather in LV

Report Inappropriate Comment
STEVIEBEE569 4/27/2013 7:57AM

    Congratulations on the weight loss and continue to have a safe and enjoyable trip!

Report Inappropriate Comment
ANATASHIKI 4/27/2013 6:13AM

    wow , you read all those? I find them depressing emoticon good job with the tracking emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
CHERIRIDDELL 4/27/2013 12:42AM

    Well Done!

Report Inappropriate Comment
LESLIELENORE 4/26/2013 9:21PM

    emoticon You are doing great!

Report Inappropriate Comment
MORTICIAADDAMS 4/26/2013 9:19PM

    I have made it all the way through the topics twice now. I find them interesting.

I hope your daughter has a speedy recovery and you enjoy your visit.

Report Inappropriate Comment
ANJAYS-JOURNEY 4/26/2013 8:49PM

    great attitudte and weigh to go you are doing great

Report Inappropriate Comment
LIS193 4/26/2013 8:44PM

    Some of those articles are more informative and helpful than others... I'm on my 2nd round (been here for a while..) and yes, some of them are very depressing!


Report Inappropriate Comment
CMRAND54 4/26/2013 8:05PM

    emoticon

You can reset your articles and read those health A to Z articles again and get points for them again. I love them.

Report Inappropriate Comment
FRUITYFUL 4/26/2013 7:48PM

    Good job with your streaks! We just got to the beach and discovered that we have WiFi! The good thing is that I can log into Spark. The bad thing is that I didn't bring my Fitbit receiver, but that's okay. At least I can track my food!

Keep up the good work. Adding things on a little at a time seems to be the key for you!

Report Inappropriate Comment
OWL_20 4/26/2013 7:42PM

    Just starting out but I like the thought of setting the bar low--too often I set it high and fail then cycle back. Thanks for the thoughtful post, words I can live by!

Report Inappropriate Comment
ACCEPTHECHLNGE 4/26/2013 6:31PM

    When we travel by car, I always take my scale. Would be lost without it. I also bought scales for both homes of my sons (really for me), although, the youngest, who is so into gadgets, now has a wireless scale, connected to the internet, and has his daily weigh-ins automatically recorded on his computer. My next toy!! NOT!
I am happy to hear that you are enjoying the warmer weather. Ours is in the mid-70s today, and is supposed to be in the low 80s, tomorrow. With a cool breeze, perfect golfing weather.
Keep on enjoying your time in L.V. and your walking streak,.

Comment edited on: 4/26/2013 6:32:38 PM

Report Inappropriate Comment
AMARILYNH 4/26/2013 6:26PM

    This attitude can ONLY lead to success!! You ROCK!! emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
MICKEYH 4/26/2013 6:17PM

    emoticon for 40days of emoticon job !! keep on going emoticon Habit. emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
FIT4MEIN2013 4/26/2013 5:44PM

    emoticon Hmmm....I never thought of taking my scale with me.

Report Inappropriate Comment
RONI122 4/26/2013 5:27PM

    You have a very positive attitude! I like your approach to weight loss! Keep up the great work!

Report Inappropriate Comment
BUTTERFLYROSE1 4/26/2013 5:26PM

    Your diligence is admirable. I thank you for sharing, keep going. I hope your daughter will get better soon. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
NEWCHINELO 4/26/2013 5:24PM

    Way to go!

Report Inappropriate Comment

Add Your Comment to the Blog Post


Log in to post a comment.