HOPERUSSELL74's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=HOPERUSSELL74 HOPERUSSELL74'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/ Starting isn't Easy to Do http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5822260 This week has been a challenge, to say the least. I thought that not buying & eating garbage was a pretty modest goal to start with. I thought I was starting with a clean slate-- no junk in the house. I forgot about the pecan pies in the freezer. <BR> <BR> For people without food issues a pie frozen solid in the freezer probably wouldn't have been an issue. I'm not those people. I have to consider these things and deal with it. It doesn't help to hate myself for not being one of those peopl... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:17:42 EST In My Own Way http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5818323 I keep trying to change my world all at once, doing everything I'm supposed to do and it doesn't work. A couple times I've tried changing one thing, but as soon as I stumble, it's written off as a fail and I give up. I'm going to try the small, less overwhelming approach again with some additional strategies. Maybe even some cognitive behavioral kung full thrown in. Last Wednesday I decided to stop buying the sugary snacks and desserts. The only exceptions are special occasions with family... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:05:36 EST