MYAN1959's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MYAN1959 MYAN1959'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/ Stress of the Holidays http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5137907 <em>465</em> Thanksgiving is coming up quickly and <em>446</em> Christmas around the corner. <BR> <em>104</em> I am still doing my board on my frig having a hard time getting in my Leslie 3 times a week which has me a little down <em>39</em> <BR> Was really hoping my boyfriend would be not smoking so much anymore but that is not happening and he stinks so badly <em>46</em> bummed about that. <BR> Decided with the holidays and feeling pressure about writing in the groups every d... Fri, 16 Nov 2012 22:11:30 EST Kicking it up a knotch for November:) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5121994 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/3/l932426936.jpg"> <BR> Hello sweet <em>223</em> 's. This was my October board a bit busy and yes did quite a few steps and did a few miles with Leslie. <BR> I need to kick it up a bit. New Month New Board <em>104</em> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1865692300.jpg"> <BR> It's been a crazy month with so much stuff going on but have to get it back in gear. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l10... Fri, 2 Nov 2012 22:47:02 EST The Fit Bit Ultra/120 Days Not Smoking http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5106879 <BR> Well I am about to buy me a present for doing such a great job and hit my 120 days today <em>244</em> <em>345</em> <em>104</em> <BR> If I seem excited I am <em>246</em> living with a smoker is a hard job <em>198</em> so I am about to buy me something <em>345</em> <BR> I have been talking with a <em>223</em> about the Fit Bit and would like any other feed back I can get on this. <BR> I want the one that does everything and the sleep. I have looked in the SP store, Am... Sun, 21 Oct 2012 10:02:55 EST New Strategy for bringing in Autumn:) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5097338 <em>469</em> Good Morning to all my <em>223</em> 's. My weigh in was this morning and was so positive with all the hard work this week of <em>311</em> and strength <em>362</em> but guess what <em>192</em> I gained 4 lbs <em>46</em> . <BR> <BR> So I went out on line to see if I could find anything relating to my problem, so it is not my thyroid I take medicine for that and I have a clean bill of health so I am thinking after reading this article that I am not going to weigh ... Sat, 13 Oct 2012 09:09:55 EST Bringing in Fall with a Smile:) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5084690 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/1/l919635364.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/7/l773775959.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Okay, last week was a set back for me with trials and errors having my sweetie home everyday from his surgery and cooking and eating his favorites:) <em>33</em> <BR> I came so close to buying a pack of cigarettes this last weekend it was awful, <em>198</em> but I DIDN'T. Its kind of like do I want to save my marriage but I am not married. <B... Wed, 3 Oct 2012 05:46:13 EST A Huge Milestone for me:) 90 Days http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5069568 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l168205762.jpg"> I hit another milestone today. I am so proud of myself. Living with a smoker sure has made me doubt some days but I have kept strong. <BR> <em>244</em> <BR> Tomorrow is weigh in day, Yikes! lol I have decided that if I didn't loose a lb that I was going to go to weighing every 2 weeks lol I don't like the disappointment especially when I know I am doing everything right. <BR> <em>198</em> <BR> <em>386</em> so I wil... Fri, 21 Sep 2012 19:17:06 EST &#127802;A little bummed but know I am on the right track&#127802; http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5060293 Had my weigh in this morning was so sure I would see a change but 1 oz off loosing a lb&#128542; <BR> I have faithfully tracking all my food for 16 days been exercising 5 days a week a little sad. But I know I am on the right track. <BR> I am more aware now of what's in a serving. When I go to restaurants I automatically get the salad and grilled chicken and ask for a to go box and put 1/2 away for another meal. <BR> &#128241;I have been using the app on my phone a lot tracking my food and wa... Sat, 15 Sep 2012 11:27:55 EST &#128522;Day 12 on tracking and goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5055201 &#128144;well I am an honest woman and I have been tracking my food intake now for 12 days. It has really made me aware of how many calories some small things have&#128522; <BR> I got the 28 day Boot Camp which I did the first 2 days took the 3rd day break and today was day 4. I went thru a few more days I guess I am spoiled and need the motivation of Leslie Sansone with my walks. But what I decided is I love Nicole's pattern on her calendar . So I customized her calendar to use Leslies walks... Tue, 11 Sep 2012 22:10:42 EST First full week of tracking http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5049412 &#128522;Well did my weigh in the morning still 142 did not loose a pound. But that's okay I did not gain one either&#128516; I feel I am getting on the right track of tracking my food which is getting easier since I have a lot of the food I eat in now. <BR> Just need to push harder and get in more excerise! Watching Leslie Samsone today on QVC she should get me back my motivation like she did the first time I saw her. <BR> &#127801;I am loving all the teams I am in I read more of the posts t... Sat, 8 Sep 2012 07:38:51 EST &#127796;&#128026;Day 7 on SP http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5046116 Well I have to say <em>252</em> I kind of got a little over whelmed when I started 7 days ago. Jumped into some teams and started too many challenges. I have to back up a bit and do what I can manage so I can succeed. <BR> &#127801;I love the no smoking groups that I can jump in and have my daily no smoke&#128522; <BR> I love reading everyone's days I just don't have time to respond to everyone especially during the week. The teams I am in and the friends I have made are so helping me want ... Wed, 5 Sep 2012 20:38:15 EST &#127796;&#9973;Charleston SC http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5039678 Getting my morning sp reading in before packing up to drive to Charleston. It's suppose to be a beautiful day, no rain. Waiting for my sweetie to wake up so I can get my walk in with Leslie before we go. <BR> He normally gets me a Bojangles bacon and egg biscuit the mornings we leave for out of town but after looking it up last night to add to my tracker I said No Way&#128522;&#128144; <BR> &#9749;I will be having my oatmeal before we go. We will be eating out so this is going tobe a real cha... Sat, 1 Sep 2012 07:54:50 EST Mini Vacation http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5038445 Well it's Friday morning and I am off work until Tuesday&#128522;home today then going to Charleston tomorrow to play til Sunday so my first away from home watching my food intake is coming soon. <BR> &#127802;a lot easier when you can pack your food for the day. Fingers crossed I won't indulge like I normally do when we go out of town. <BR> I will have my IPad with me to check in and get support if I need to which is great. <BR> Waiting to weigh in tomorrow to see if the scale has moved. I d... Fri, 31 Aug 2012 08:14:30 EST &#128516;It's my Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5036944 Looking forward to a long weekend, feeling a lot better today going to get my walking in tonight after work, miss my Leslie&#128522; got a good lunch packed with whole wheat wrap,chiptole turkey, hummus,,spinach,pepper jack cheese and asparagus. Yummy I am already looking forward to lunch lol hope everyone has a beautiful day&#128159; Thu, 30 Aug 2012 05:53:19 EST &#127802;August 29th another new day&#128522; http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5035560 Feeling well enough to go back to work today, the challenge working in an office with all the food that comes in is to keep on track with my calories I am allowed. My 2nd day on SparkPeople did my Nope log in on no smoking and got my log in bonus a great start for the day. Have met some sweet new friends on here and so excited about my new adventure with this site. Waiting to get to 100 points so I can reply back to some friends pages&#128522; Wed, 29 Aug 2012 05:45:58 EST A New Start http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5034707 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/7/l872956528.jpg"> <BR> <BR> August 28th 2012 getting serious about getting back to healthy, fit and just all around feeling good again. Home sick today so have a little time to start my SparkPeople. Looks like a great site for support and encouragement. will not be doing much today since I am home from work not feeling well. Tue, 28 Aug 2012 13:34:16 EST