LMCKINNEY7's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=LMCKINNEY7 LMCKINNEY7'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/ Jumping back on http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5338605 The last few days have been challenging. I worked out five days; however, with out of town guests yesterday I feel like I undid all of that work! Though I hadn't been tracking well I had the things that I'd prepared in advance so I'd felt good about my caloric intake up until Saturday's drinking! ARGHHHH <BR> <BR> I've also found that with PMS I crave salty foods and carbs. I began the day with a body pump class and the promise that I'll do better with tracking this week. I increased my wate... Sun, 28 Apr 2013 19:59:11 EST Can I die from lack of sugar?!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5332197 Let me begin by saying that I am so grateful to those who commented on my blog with well wishes during my grief as well as a little nudge.This site is starting off to be absolutely refreshing!! Usually I feel like I'm just one of the crabs in the bucket. You know how the crabs in a bucket just keep crawling over one another and dragging the one on top back down. There's always food and I promise that someone is trying to convince me to eat it. <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> I have not had a desert... Mon, 22 Apr 2013 20:52:44 EST Oh Sweets. A substitution for other things! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5330880 Per the suggestion of a very active member of this site, I'm taking the Sweet Tooth Challenge. My father's funeral was last week. The fact that he was 61, diabetic and a kidney transplant recipient earned me a talking to from my doctor. She's warned me that I must lose some weight (as she has for the last two years). Today has been the first day of the challenge and I spend all day Sunday in the kitchen usually. Today I leaned heavily on my new Sparkpeople friends and made two versions of ch... Sun, 21 Apr 2013 18:44:17 EST