HENRIE6's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=HENRIE6 HENRIE6'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/ Water Consumption--set my phone http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6246171 I have been having trouble drinking the daily amount of water, so now I gotten desperate and set some alarms on my phone. here's hoping it works... well it did yesterday!!! Tue, 4 Oct 2016 09:58:32 EST Back again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6245633 Well here I go again, I have been working out but not logging my food. so I am back I must try to stop being lazy and log log log. although I've been working out I have gained instead of loosing, it really is depressing, but I am determined to work harder--so I am starting to log again... Mon, 3 Oct 2016 10:34:15 EST Help please!!I don't like black coffee any substitute for milk ideas?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6007483 I need to take milk out of my coffee but don't like it black.. I would appreciate any ideas for substitute Thanks!!! Thu, 1 Oct 2015 14:21:31 EST Thanks for all the snack tips http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5977201 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2beb4da6-8d28-4661-a4f4-9027ac8a57fe.JPG">]Well yesterday I was starving in the afternoon, so I had a bowl of Oates, and I found I was not as tired as I usually am. ... I was told that the exercising is what is making me hungry all the time <BR> because I seem not to be able to eat enough <BR> So I went out and bought lost of snacks... now to eat sensibly...... Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:55:08 EST I did wear the TWO piece bathing suit !! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5968674 but the top was a maternity top---ha ha its still two pieces, but I just bought a new regular top and its fitting not to badly.. so a little more work and I will be just great...for Cuba next February <BR> Cuba here I come again!!!! Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:42:37 EST I am back""AGAIN" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5968673 I had stopped logging my food (lazy) I have been doing my work out and seems to have lost some inches.. I can fit into a size 14 from a 16, not as good as like but not to bad either. I seemed to always be hungry. still its obvious from my clothes that I've had some changes. <BR> so now I have the working out down I am back to tracking, here's hoping I will do a better job this time. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:40:01 EST Happy New year everyone!!! New Goal--- get more rest!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5846499 The work begins..I will be working very hard to drop a few pounds..looking forward to going on vacation in February. It was a very good Christmas holiday, but I found my self feeling very tired <BR> I also noticed I dropped a couple of pounds when I was not working.... so the rest thing must be true. unfortunately I don't seem to get enough of it. So my goal will be to be get as much as rest <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/5/l559475146.jpg">possible ---with my schedule -- it... Mon, 5 Jan 2015 10:06:28 EST Merry Christmas every one--I- gonna try again 2015--hope I actually loose something http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837580 I hope I can do better next year.. this year was dismal--I have gained more weight never have I been this heavy --actually I am bordering on depressed... I am just not loosing... but I aim to try again 2015 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1689842325.jpg"> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 16:24:50 EST Feeling guilty--didn't work out today!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830801 I read the other day that one should give the body a break when exercising-- ie take a day or two off. So after working out consistently for two months,I decided to take a break today. but now I am feeling really bad about not working out today... oh my I will have to find the time sometime today...I am telling my self I am really lazy. that probably is the truth..oh why do I fight with myself!!! Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:49:21 EST I sit all day...So-- gonna try to revamp the food plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826516 I think I am not burning enough calories, I v'e decided to increase my protein . I have checked my previous meal plans and notice, that I do minimum protein.. so here I go trying something else... <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1730808851.jpg"> Tue, 2 Dec 2014 16:51:36 EST Light bulb moment http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823856 I think I have not been eating enough-- that is from logging and weighting my food. I know I should have this down by now but alas I am still struggling.. so hear I go eating a more hope I can do the right and not over eat...also I eat my supper between 5 & 6 and try to eat nothing after that. <BR> here's hoping <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1793798032.jpg"> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:03:14 EST I see the beach--Holiday booked--gotta work real heard http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823320 now the hard work ahead. I must loose something.. I need to wear my new bathing suit on this trip. cant wait..gonna work real heard <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1796981647.jpg"> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:27:08 EST What a morning--counting to 100 and starting again.. the morning I mean!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5822752 It was a strange on alright... did food plan last night, woke up this morning--LATE, did only 15 minutes work out (1 Mile) couldn't seem to get moving.. my planned breakfast didn't work, had to make a fast revision... oK of to work right!!! traffic was ridiculous.. got to work an hour late <BR> still cant't seem to get going. well I am going to take a break, count to 100 and start again!!!! <BR> hopefully the afternoon will be better. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l14374... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:38:59 EST I argued with my body --exercise or not!!!! Ha ha http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819563 Well I woke up this morning and my body said <BR> " I cant go downstairs for a work out this morning" <BR> ME " and why not?" <BR> My body--" I am too tired" <BR> ME- 'You mean too lazy! get your lazy butt out of bed and move it" <BR> My body "but I will be late for work" <BR> ME " it won't be the first time" <BR> MY Body " My feet hurt from yesterday" <BR> Me" that's not an excuse <BR> My body" OK OK I'll do one mile" <BR> Me" after one mile " may as well do the other one. then after mil... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:03:21 EST Thanks for posting--Starting again--It helps http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5816627 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/3/l431956304.jpg">Ok yesterday I read a site where it seems a long of people are starting again!!! thanks to everyone that posted, because now I feel a lot better . So here I go again-.. gonna try the meal plan. I generally find it difficult because they don't have the kind of food that I eat. so I am going to try more new stuff. something must work... when all else fails I remind myself the words of my son "mom you are 63 not 36... oh such ... Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:04:26 EST Very frustrated today-- tips please-- all welcome --I am begging http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5814836 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1680443925.jpg">I have been working out every day, trying to eat right drinking water and instead of loosing weight. I have gained!!! this is so frustrating. I am not usually a quitter so if anyone reads this and has a tip or two please give it to me...i need all the tips I can get Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:23:16 EST I have tried and tried and gonna try one more time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5803485 but I dont seem to be loosing an once.. but I am not giving up. so again I will be back on the loose weight trail... I wish I could get some workable tips... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:39:33 EST WATP http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5803482 I just tried a new (new to me ) video it is amazing, the music, the new moves and the people in the video are great motivators --I love this video... will be doing it a lot ---the bad news is my weight has gone up again.... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:37:21 EST Getting Serious--Very serious--Wish me Luck http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5759480 Here I go again, but this time I am determined to get more serious and work really really hard. <BR> of course I write this to keep me on track --hopefully. I am getting back to my work out detail. following the program, and the new thing is eating the spark planned meals. I notice They do not include a lot of red meat..must be a good thing!!! anyway i am trying them and so far they have been great.So wish me LUCK Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:08:38 EST Thanks for lunch Spark people http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5758280 I tried the lunch plan today and thought the lunch was great, never really tried chickpeas <BR> and would not have put them with potatoes but i was pleasantly surprised, and I will definitely have it again.. thanks spark People Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:56:51 EST A NEW THING-- http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757379 I actually tried doing the floor exercises on my WATP video, it was tough but I did a few, <BR> had a little trouble getting up, because my knees lock sometimes, but I am determined to <BR> do a few when ever I exercise... I did 3 miles today and yesterday... gotta get the tummy <BR> looking a little better... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:29:48 EST 0.6 can someone please tell me how much that is--THANK YOU http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757375 I notice 0.6 in quite a few of the meal plans and I have no idea how much that is any assistance will be greatly appreciated.... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:26:22 EST Having a very difficult time--very discouraged http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5755745 I am really discouraged right now, I seem to be gaining in stead of loosing. So again I am going to take the weekend (what time I can spare) to work out my menus for the week. I printed off the weeks meals including the shopping list.....so here I go AGAIN... hope this week is better. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 12:11:18 EST Motivational aide-- bought the bottom half of my two piece bathing suit http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745060 I have really been struggling to get up to work out in the mornings, today I did one mile, not my usual 3-4 miles. <BR> Seems like no matter what I do I see no progress….very very depressing, but I am not about to give up. <BR> I am planning to go back to Cuba next February, so I really need to fit into a bathing suit hoping I will get <BR> Motivated to get in to shape <BR> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:16:12 EST THE SWEET TOOTH GOT ME--AGAIN!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5736012 Well again I am going to start AGAIN….I know it been so many starts I've lost count, but it seems as every time I think I am doing OK I fall off the rails… this time the sweet tooth got me. Seems like I can’t get enough of the stuff. I always seem to be hungry cant seem to get enough to eat.. so like I said It’s a new start . <BR> Hope fully I can do better this time <BR> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:18:06 EST I Tried Roasted Beets--THANK YOU SPARK PEOPLE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5655479 I tried the roasted beets for the first time. I used the recipe in today's meal plan, and I can say for sure I am going to use this again... I must say I have tried a few things from the meal plans and find them very interesting <BR> and, most of all, very delicious...one i really love is Peanut butter, creme of wheat and bananas. I never would have put them together, but they are amazing... a big thanks to sparks people Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:56:29 EST Back from Cuba http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5632282 Well I am back from Cuba.. had a blast but also added a few (3lbs) so now I am back to working out, and eating to loose.. I ate properly or so I thought, but still gained.. but I had soo much fun I can't get upset about gaining, only how I have to work extra hard to get rid of it....Oh Well... let the work begin.... Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:49:08 EST Any Protein-- Ideas?--I would love some help --Pleeeeeese http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5588022 I seem to have a very hard time getting protein-- no matter what I do I seem to always searching to get the required amount of Protein.. same with fibre..if anyone has an Idea I would love some help thanks Thu, 9 Jan 2014 11:49:02 EST Starting AGAIN-- New WATP video http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5586622 Well here I go again, starting again.. I started off very well last year but because of my schedule got side tract..gained back some pounds ... now I am going to try to reverse them .. <BR> I just got a WATP work out video .. I am going to try real hard to stay on track.. Wed, 8 Jan 2014 09:22:02 EST NOTE TO SELF-- http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5200546 Well the year has started on a good note, but I am totally off. I have not been tracking properly <BR> I have had some unexpected and confusing events in my life which has totally thrown me off. <BR> I am having trouble eating sleeping and generally concentrating.. so I have to pull myself together <BR> If I want to make it through this year...I hope when I read this next year I will be able to say <BR> It all worked out well. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l47668001... Thu, 10 Jan 2013 13:06:51 EST Christmas Planning--If you can plan --I need your HELP--Please http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5133838 I am making Christmas dinner cooking is not my thing.. so can anyone give me an easy menu <BR> Main meal and dessert I am having a few people and I am planning to start early...I know there must be some great dinner planners on this site-- so help a lady out please... Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:11:18 EST BACK TRACKING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5102337 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/3/l533565259.jpg"> <BR> Well, I’ve been so busy lately that I haven’t really been tracking <BR> My meals, and I realize that is very dangerous, SO I am resolved <BR> To get back doing it again. It also helps me to eat properly. <BR> My work schedule does not allow me much work out time <BR> So I will have to walk around my register when I don’t have <BR> Customers.... there is always away... <BR> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 10:05:35 EST Down a little further http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5099838 I am now down 15lbs...wow I can hardly believe it, But I am down...now working hard to keep it off. Mon, 15 Oct 2012 12:04:26 EST AT LAST...thanks Sparkpeople.com http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5082424 I am out of the 80's 70's and into the 60's WOW that was hard wok but well worth it. so now I will be working on getting to the 50's..pheeeee more work... but I am so grateful to sparkpeople for all the help. Mon, 1 Oct 2012 15:11:17 EST AT LAST!!!!Thank you cheerleaders http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5052526 <em>189</em> <em>104</em> I am FIVE lbs.....yep 5 lbs down... and man does it feel good. <BR> Downloading that AP was a wise move.. it is so helpful <BR> And to think I didn’t want to get an Iphone..so I am trying to loose <BR> more this week....thanks to cheerleaders <BR> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 12:36:38 EST Love the AP http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5034418 Wow I downloaded the Spark ap and am now using it on my phone <BR> And wow I have seen improvements right away. I hate to speak too <BR> Soon, but I believe this is really going to work for me ( providing I work it, of course) <BR> With the AP I am able to see easily what I am doing, I don’t have to remember <BR> Or scramble to my lap top. It actually motivates me to stay with the food plan <BR> And speaking of food plan. I am trying the spark plan well shall I say semi <BR> Using it. And n... Tue, 28 Aug 2012 10:00:04 EST Just found the Spark AP http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5029128 Wow – I am having big trouble..not loosing an ounce <BR> Seems like what I did loose is creeping back on... <BR> So on goes the fight...I just found the spark AP <BR> And downloaded it to my phone... I am hoping it <BR> Will help. I am also going to try the spark meal <BR> Plan or should I say try a little harder. <BR> I work out every day, but alas I don’t seem to <BR> Be having any success... so I’ve decied to work harder <BR> Hope I show some improvement soon or........... <BR> well I ... Fri, 24 Aug 2012 10:30:31 EST I REFUSE TO QUIT...Cheer leaders welcome http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4982986 I just read the many ways to motivate oneself to loose weight... <BR> It’s strange, but everyone I know who was trying to loose weight <BR> Have quit. Why?... because they say it’s too hard.... I totally agree <BR> But I refuse to give up.... so I am on my own....this article was a <BR> Welcome read for me today.. so today I am taking it one day at a <BR> time. cheering on myself..... cheer leaders welcome <BR> <em>104</em> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 10:21:10 EST I AM STARTING AGAIN http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4926613 I have decided, tomorrow I am starting again...I've lost count of how many times I am starting again...but tomorrow will be another fresh start..I am going through a few menu plans and think I have one I can follow that will help.... oh my I hope it works this time..working on my morning meal this evening... Thu, 14 Jun 2012 16:33:56 EST E & E (Envious but Encouraged) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4926496 I have been so depressed about my lack of weight loss that I haven’t been logging <BR> My meals.. well I’ve also been super busy, but oh man am I frustrated. I am <BR> Doing my WATP every day, but not an ounce has moved. I am not feeling very <BR> Pleased with myself about now...I am having some serious problems seems <BR> Like no matter what I eat I seem to be gaining. Instead of loosing... <BR> But I am committed to continue and not give up....so thanks to everyone <BR> That posts thei... Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:54:30 EST NO MORE SUGAR!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4893067 I am very serious about removing sugar from my tea and coffee. <BR> I did it for the month of January, but slowly drifted back to the <BR> Old habit....I must say it did taste different and not as pleasant as <BR> It was before....so...now I used the last packet of sweetener last Friday. <BR> And I have decided not to purchase any more...no sugar available <BR> Means no sugar in the coffee....I think that will help me stay on plan. <BR> <em>253</em> Tue, 22 May 2012 13:45:58 EST Another bad week, any Meal plan tips—Help Needed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4887131 It has not been a very good week. I seem to be having a run of weeks that <BR> Are not going very well. It seems I can’t get enough to eat. <BR> I have just go to find out a way to drop some pounds <BR> So far what I am doing is not working. I wish someone could give me <BR> Some meal tips.. <BR> I have tried eating carbs in the lunch meal. But if I don’t have <BR> Carbs for evening I don’t have energy to do may evening Job <BR> And I am dog tired....that is bad for the next day and so the c... Fri, 18 May 2012 11:26:53 EST I will be careful ordering my mother’s day lunch http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4877043 Well another week has come and gone, and Praise the Lord <BR> I lost approx. 1.2lbs...I am hoping I can get down more next week <BR> I worked out every day this week at least 15 mins... it’s touch <BR> With my schedule but I did it. So here’s to another good week next week. <BR> Oh my son will be taking me out to Lunch for mother’s day. <BR> So I am gong to try to order very very carefully.. <BR> Fri, 11 May 2012 12:28:24 EST A disappointing week. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4854697 I was doing great LAST WEEK, and was is the operative word. <BR> I thought I was going down nicely..until last Sunday. <BR> I went out to dinner, I guess I ate the wrong thing or too much of it <BR> But I have steadily up since then. I have workout every day, but to <BR> No avail. I am still up... <BR> Oh well I will just have to start again..this up and down is driving <BR> Me crazy...I even thought of going back to WW. But I realized I don’t <BR> Have the time to go to the meetings. Plu... Fri, 27 Apr 2012 10:43:21 EST OK...I AM ON THE LATE TRAIN. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4850137 I’ve just discovered the steamer...can anyone imagine that <BR> I’ve just discovered the steamer. had one given to me last <BR> Week, and oh my!!!! What a blessing <BR> !!!such a difference in taste..I now love vegetables <BR> I am going to be trying all kinds of vegetables now...Wow..better late than never.... <BR> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:28:53 EST Well I did it!!!!and gave my self a reward. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4843853 Yep I worked out for 30 mins every day this week.. no too tired excuses. <BR> Just get up and do it. And I did. Wow I can’t believe it. <BR> Something’s gotta give. The plan is to keep it up!!!!! one week at a time <BR> And the REWARD.... <BR> I even bought a belly dancing video and tried it. for a bit of fun work out <BR> It was ok, but I Will have to get more time to give a go...its a little reward . <BR> Work and fun... <BR> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 09:57:58 EST VERY VERY TIRED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4841187 Today I am soooooo tired. I can’t seem to keep my eyes, of course <BR> I am very bored with not much to do in my office. And the fact I worked <BR> Late last night...I thought I was going to bed early especially as I didn’t have to <BR> Watch Corrie last night. I was up early did ,my work out that’s suppose to <BR> Energize me and I am still so sleepy I can hardly keep my eyes open. <BR> I have eaten my snacks, I’ve had coffee, and still I am falling off my chair <BR> Had another bottle of wa... Wed, 18 Apr 2012 15:01:34 EST Getting Desperate...any tips any one....Please http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4819915 I am logging my food, working within the guide lines, and the results....well I seem to be going up <BR> Instead of down. I am so frustrated I don’t even know how to put it in words...I keep telling myself <BR> Don’t quit...but it’s getting tougher every day. <BR> Wed, 4 Apr 2012 09:19:24 EST Can Quiche be frozen http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4810782 I am going to try a quiche recipe I just found, but I know <BR> I will not be able to eat it all. So can someone tell me <BR> If I can freeze it. Hope fully I can get someone else to help <BR> Me eat it but if not...well... <BR> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:39:02 EST Tough day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4799949 Today is not a very good day <BR> I thought I made a good food plan yesterday. <BR> Did my walk, drank my water, but probably didn’t have <BR> Enough sleep...today my weight is back up... <BR> Not to happy about that at all <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l122862248.jpg"> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 14:31:42 EST