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/ 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 Praise the Lord 1.4lbs down http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4794735 Well I did it last week 1.4lbs down..I didn’t think I could do it. <BR> I am back to seriously logging my meals. I still find the week end <BR> A little difficult to get all the food in, because I am so busy on <BR> Sundays and the schedule is so off. But I am working on it. <BR> Gotta drink more water this week..definitely staying away from <BR> The sugar and cakes... gotta get back to my Post Israel weight... <BR> Then drop further. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/5... Mon, 19 Mar 2012 10:42:59 EST I need to eat more food... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4789301 I’ve jut realized, or should I say it is finally sinking in..I need to eat more food. <BR> For few days I neglected to log my food....then one day. I was bored, so I <BR> Decied to write down what I had eaten up until that time approx 3pm...and lo and <BR> Behold I realized I had not eaten nearly enough <BR> So again !!!I’ve made the commitment to keep logging my meals. <BR> Yesterday I ate so much and this morning I was down 0.4lbs. <BR> My problem is I keep slipping back in to the old ha... Thu, 15 Mar 2012 15:47:39 EST Totally depressed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4785132 Talking a bout depressed...I am really down today...I was doing so well, then suddenly I am back up <BR> Again...man this is depressing... <BR> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 08:59:00 EST After the trip of a lifetime..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4778820 Well hello, I went on the trip of a life time...yep!!!!! <BR> I went to Israel for ten days. <BR> It was amazing.. <BR> What an amazing place..so much history..makes the Bible come alive <BR> The hotels were very nice all 4 of them, but especially the last one. <BR> Because it was not like the usual hotel <BR> We walked and walked and walked. <BR> The food was great...I even lost some weight.. <BR> But ALAS...I’ve put it all back...in no time, that just isn’t right. <BR> So now I have to st... Fri, 9 Mar 2012 09:30:06 EST Feb 7, 2012--need help planning my menus...any suggestions? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4727424 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/3/l833748298.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> As I was creating this weeks food list...my weekly menu, I realized I was eating <BR> Basically the same thing all the time...I don’t seem to have time to make new <BR> Stuff...what to do?...it’s tough getting into new stuff...with so little time. <BR> <BR> But I say to myself I have just as much time as everyone else..so how do they <BR> Do it...there must be a way...so I am going to browse some other site... Tue, 7 Feb 2012 15:37:53 EST I am soooo glad I had this challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4725431 I can honestly say, had I not been committed to this challenge <BR> I would not have done my 10 minutes exercise a day.This weekend that is.....when <BR> I think of it...it really sounds pitiful...but true...so although I have been <BR> So busy...i still managed to fit it in...wow.....actually now that I think <BR> Of it I am very pleased....so thank you folks for giving the challenge <BR> Mon, 6 Feb 2012 14:33:02 EST Recipe Please http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4718411 Does anyone have a quick easy recipe with shrimp for "one"....my kids are not convinced of life after a home cooked meal.....how did they get to the ages they are? <BR> Divine intervention...of course....anyway I know they are impressed with my latest efforts...I just want to try something good and quick for me only....so help please...thanks everyone.... <BR> Thu, 2 Feb 2012 11:20:31 EST Tough day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4718392 It's a very tough day today...I am super tired. BUT...I didn't have sugar in my coffee <BR> although I was really really tempted....can't wait to get home to bed....and that is a long way away....oh yeah I did my exercise last night ...30 mins. "walk strong"..I love those videos....well I am off to do some work......not too happy with today's meal plan but will work a little harder for tomorrow's..... Thu, 2 Feb 2012 11:12:25 EST Looks like a good month ahead http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4716156 Well, It’s February, and 20 more days before the <BR> Big trip of a life time.!!!! <BR> Today I am very very tired...but I did my <BR> 10 minutes..actually I made it 15 mins...yeaaaa <BR> That was last night...should do at least 30 mins tonight. <BR> So far I see a very busy day ahead...but I have <BR> My food done ..satisfied with the plan and will <BR> Be working on tomorrow’s..... <BR> Wed, 1 Feb 2012 10:14:32 EST Hated cooking http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4714081 I've always --well not quite always---but almost always....hated cooking, but now since I've been getting recipe from sparks I am starting to try --again.. I tried kraft..but soon got tired of that...I just cannot get over my lack of desire..to cook....please all you harty cooks don't hate.... Tue, 31 Jan 2012 10:31:28 EST First month without Chocs..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4713913 Wow !! it took me soooooo long to find this spot... <BR> And wooow I’ve made it...a whole month without a cookie <BR> No sugar in tea or coffee..no pop, and NO CHOCOLATE <BR> The Christmas treats are safely tucked back of the freezer <BR> I’ can hardly believe I’ve done it.... <BR> Did my extra ten minutes exercise yesterday... <BR> How...well I walked around my register when I had no <BR> Customers. <BR> Yesterday I had trouble getting today’s food...but I am <BR> Working on tomorrow’s today... Tue, 31 Jan 2012 09:13:53 EST Amazing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4687233 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/2/l829384285.jpg"> <BR> I can't believe how long I have access to this site, I finally think I am getting it <BR> I have now used it for about a week and feel I will find it useful in my weight loss goal.... Tue, 17 Jan 2012 16:04:37 EST