MARYOH67's SparkPeople Blog MARYOH67's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community wanting to blog a bit So since I last logged in and posted a weight on Sparkpeople, I have actually lost 18 pounds according to the data on here. In reality, I had gained 18 and lost that and an additional 18 so I'm actually down 36 pounds since December 1, 2014 when I made a commitment to myself with low carb eating. Honestly, I am damn proud of my 36 pounds in about 9 months. quick math reveals that I have only lost about 1 pound a week. When you put it that way it sounds pathetic! But it's not. I have eli... Sun, 30 Aug 2015 12:21:24 EST Never say diet Today my goal was to stay in my calorie limits and only eat what I packed in my lunch. Eating a nutritious breakfast lunch and dinner during my 15 hours away from home takes lots of planning! I packed it in a backpack so I had no excuses Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:35:27 EST Coaching So getting coached is a novel idea. I'll try it. Ice been trying to figure out how to rein in my eating habits -maybe this will help Tue, 22 Oct 2013 05:29:00 EST Getting off the computer I admit, part of my problem is I can goof around on the internet all DAY LONG! Then suddenly I notice that it is almost dinner time and I have accomplished next to nothing. Today I made a rule for myself: In between goofing off on the computer episodes, I must get up and do at least 5 things that I need to do. I made myself a list before I went to bed last night. I woke up rested and started doing my list items right away. Wish me luck! <em>17</em> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 08:24:42 EST fat girls don't wear plaid So since I have recently lost some weight, I was out thrift shopping, looking for a pair of navy shorts that weren't so baggy looking on me. I didn't exactly find a pair of navy shorts, but I got a pair of dark denim shorts that will fit the bill. Also got a pair of khaki shorts that look nice and two new shirts. All four items in great shape for $30 from a consignment store. The one blouse was a Liz Claiborne and still had it's store tags attached. Anyway, from the fitting room, I have ... Mon, 24 Jun 2013 17:09:53 EST oops So yesterday I ranted on the journal page only to find out that is not the blog! I am going to try to blog more about my journey and maybe that will help me to keep up a good pace. . <BR> I have had hypoglycemia since 1991. I find when follow a low carb diet, and avoid all flour and sugar I can control my symptoms fairly well. The problem? If I am good enough at it, I lose my hunger pangs (like this is a problem) and yesterday I went on a 2 mile hike with the dog in 92 degree weather w... Mon, 24 Jun 2013 09:49:06 EST