ESHORT22's SparkPeople Blog ESHORT22's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Why I no longer curse the day Billy Blanks’ born! <BR> I restarted my sparkpeople journey sometime in November of last year. I decided to ease into the changes because of the holidays as well as the fact I have always failed when I tried to implement big changes in our diets and routine. I made changes with meals substituting high calorie dishes for low calorie. I found some great recipes here and made a few of my own. So far I have had no resistance on the home front. Those small changes also included daily physical activity. I started wi... Fri, 1 Feb 2013 10:59:41 EST How I got fat(ter) So I stepped on the scales the other day and my jaw dropped and I had to try it again to make sure I wasn’t seeing things. No my eyesight was fine. I nearly cried as I saw that little needle pop up to 210 pounds. My first reaction was “How the [expletive] did that happen?” After I got over the shock I sat down to really assess my problem. Over the past week I have drawn several conclusions which I will discuss later. <BR> <BR> First I would like to say I have never been a small girl. I remem... Sun, 25 Nov 2012 18:29:32 EST