LILKATY's SparkPeople Blog LILKATY's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Baby steps & small, important achievements Day 2 of logging, blogging and working toward my goals. <BR> <BR> I'm already using the food tracker to make healthier eating choices - and doing my best to stick with those choices. <BR> <BR> Now to continue. <BR> <BR> I'm skipping a party this afternoon to go home and mow my lawn. Knocks a house to-do off my list, avoids unnecessary calories, gets me home early and safely and adds activity to my day. Win, win, win, win. There will be other parties in the future and I will make an effort ... Fri, 14 Jun 2013 11:35:20 EST Where is it? So...I took some time off from SparkPeople. And from exercising regularly. And from not eating every cookie that comes my way. It happens, right? <BR> <BR> I've been trying to find my motivation to get up early and exercise or to find the willpower to eat healthier. My list of reasons to do it is long. But it's not what I would consider motivation. <BR> <BR> I've Googled "fitness motivation" and the like, but that hasn't helped. It returns nothing more than a bunch of websites full of "you ... Thu, 13 Jun 2013 14:20:26 EST Is my scale broken? For the past month or so on Spark People, I've been doing well...sticking with my 5K Running Plan (I'm in week 6) and making healthier eating choices. <BR> <BR> I'm incredibly conscious of what I put in my mouth. I'm moving every chance I get. Even on my workout days (I work out in the evenings), I'll choose to walk 2 miles at lunchtime with coworkers because, really, do I need an entire hour to eat lunch? <BR> <BR> Still, the numbers on the scale either don't move or they simply go up or d... Thu, 16 Feb 2012 16:53:24 EST