SHORTNSASSY0305's SparkPeople Blog SHORTNSASSY0305's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Climbing back on the saddle What I am learning about trying to live a healthier life, is that being prepared plays a big part in my success or lack there of. My plan for this week is to do all of my grocery shopping Sunday and cook my main meals for the week. If I go head and cook my proteins then I can mix and match my veggies and snacks for the rest of this week. Since it has gotten a little chilly, I am going to make a soup. <BR> <BR> Has anyone out there found any recipes on this site that they love? I am open... Thu, 27 Dec 2012 13:30:24 EST Week 1/Not what I expected, but I refuse to call it a bust Ok, so I was all gung ho and ready to go...and then life kicked in. This week was a challenge. I had 2 school papers due this week , overtime at work and the holiday blues. So instead of being gung ho, it ended up being more like ho gung. With that being said, I did achieve some of my goals. I met my water intake goals AND I managed to take a walk every day. <BR> <BR> The week is not over and I'm ready to get back on track. My goal is to stick with my program even through the holidays ... Sat, 22 Dec 2012 00:30:03 EST Life after marriage So after 15 years of marriage, I find myself alone again. Although this was a mutual decision and I honestly believe this is the best thing for both of us, I am at a loss. <BR> <BR> As a person who grew up in a large family and have always been surrounded by people, I now have an overwhelming sense of loneliness. My husband and I did not have children, so I am alone. <BR> <BR> What does this have to do with this site, you may ask??? Well, in thinking about how I got to this weight, at ti... Sun, 16 Dec 2012 19:25:11 EST