RADFAMX6's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=RADFAMX6 RADFAMX6'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/ Gratitude http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5629752 Today, I am grateful for my children. They are what keeps me busy, but they are also the reason why I do what I do. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 02:01:58 EST Defining Moments http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5034102 I really don’t like being as heavy as I am, and yet I simply don’t apply the principles I know to be the key to changing things for me. I’m constantly in a state of self-discovery, and analysis of habits and have reached some conclusions. <BR> <BR> I need accountability, but haven’t been dedicated to it. My father, who has weighed over 350 for most of my adult life, has lost 40 pounds over the last year. He has heart issues and lung capacity issues that when combined with his back pain do... Tue, 28 Aug 2012 02:06:31 EST Knowing what I really want http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4972159 I've been able to step up the exercise and that feels great. I need to up the strength training, but one step at a time. <BR> <BR> My biggest problem is food. <BR> <BR> I have developed some very bad habits. I eat when I'm bored. I eat when I'm stuck on a problem. I eat when I'm tired. The list goes on. <BR> <BR> I have discovered however that when I stick to healthy foods, I feel so much better, and the rest of the excuses don't have as much place in my life. <BR> <BR> The question ... Mon, 16 Jul 2012 00:55:30 EST The Diet Gorilla http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4944073 I once heard about a concept called a diet gorilla. I think it came from the word guerilla, but either the person changed it to be funny or didn't know that was the original. Either one works, but somehow, having a real gorilla (or someone in a really good gorilla suit) following me around to ensure I stick to my diet sounds like it could be really helpful. <BR> <BR> Picture this... You're working at your desk, and get kind of stuck. You know what you need. Just a little snack. So you ... Wed, 27 Jun 2012 01:43:20 EST