BENGIE123's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=BENGIE123 BENGIE123's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Chew Your Food http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2419259 The best lesson I've learned so far from Spark People is to chew my food slowly. Tue, 22 Sep 2009 08:32:51 EST Staying Motivated http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2066509 Sometimes it's hard to stay motivated. I find that on dreary days when I have a lot planned I want to eat more and skip the exercising. The whole idea of thinking of what I want to look like "someday" misses the mark and gets me melancholy for the days when I could eat what I wanted and never gain a pound (before hypothyroidism set in and my hips became hypos). What to do, what to do??? <BR> <BR> Some of the things that work for me are: <BR> 1. Have ready 'crunch' foods ready - carrots, cel... Sat, 16 May 2009 07:48:00 EST