MYTIME001's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MYTIME001 MYTIME001'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/ The power of denial http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4229159 Wow, for years I have been telling myself that I never lost the pregancy weight from 16 years ago when I had my daughter....and there was nothing to be done about it. After all I tried 6 weeks of Nordic Track back then and nothing happened. Oh, I could lose maybe 5-7 lbs for while but that was it. Stuck with being overweight and dumpy. That's the story I told myself. The price I paid for having a child late in life. <BR> <BR> Then I joined Spark people and started to pay attention. <BR> <... Thu, 12 May 2011 22:54:57 EST Caring for this body http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4016717 I signed up for a Valentine's day challenge, lose 10 lbs by 2/14. I didn't make it. Lost 7 lbs. In fact have been stuck at the same weight for 3 weeks now, after only starting out 6 weeks ago. <BR> But this morning had a great insight. This is my body, not someone else's expectations or beliefs about what should happen to make this a good body. Perhaps this body doesn't shed weight so easily, but other things have been happening. I've lost over an inch and fit better into my clothes. I've ... Mon, 14 Feb 2011 11:43:03 EST