SUNSHINE5268's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=SUNSHINE5268 SUNSHINE5268'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/ Cleaned OUT my garage today LITERALLY.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6351654 Today I Cleaned OUT my garage today LITERALLY.... <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/afa9f09d-5486-495f-abd1-4b40937ba488.png"> ... are you a pack rat like me? <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dcd6c051-b3b9-4ba3-905a-73beedb78a73.jpg"> <BR> <BR> today.... I cleaned out and decluttered my garage LITERALLY.. it took 3 hours to do so... no joke. <BR> <BR> what made me decide to clean OUT my garage? <BR> <BR> Because I got TIRED... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:32:22 EST Thinking of trading in my car tommorrow http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6351624 Thinking of trading in my car tomorrow <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6dc02d6c-9198-4ce5-ad8a-98db5e7beade.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I have two cars... both brought brand new in 2014. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6d3fa2dd-1340-4fe6-9798-c2e69da1992e.png"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2d0af1fc-aec3-47ba-93b6-7316fb63d64e.png"> My red beautifullll Ford Focus 25,000 miles on it... has LOTS of power, goes up h... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:31:04 EST Lessons in WW = Left Overs, Activities http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6350672 Lessons in WW = Left Overs, Activities <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ee945df9-81ba-4a41-8985-02cfea9ee4b4.png"> <BR> <BR> <BR> ACTIVITIES: <em>312</em> <em>311</em> <em>320</em> <BR> <BR> To "find" activities to INPUT your activity for the day.... on an ANDROID cell phone: <BR> <BR> 1. Click on the ORANGE Circle " + " <BR> 2. Click on ACTIVITIES <BR> 3. and you will SEE popular activities that you can customize <em>104</em> <BR> 4. It will ... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:57:41 EST Wk 2 on Weight Watchers = Lost 2 lbs, yeh!!!! 04/18/17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6350550 Wk 2 on WW = Lost 2 lbs, yeh!!!! 04/18/17 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e095ecf4-e8a4-4000-a378-d9d22743a60e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Yesterday, Tuesday 04/18/17 at 6pm = I went to my weight watcher meeting. <BR> <BR> Here are the results of my two week journey: <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/daf4407a-07b1-40f0-91e3-d1cbff797652.jpg"> = Day 1 = 04/11/17 = starting wt: 255.2 lbs <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photo... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:29:34 EST 4/11/17 = I joined Weight Watchers for 3 months ******************* http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6347413 4/11/17 = I joined Weight Watchers for 3 months ******************* <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fdabd184-9957-44c2-a7a2-749de8b61456.jpg"> its just TIME to invest in me! <BR> <BR> <em>104</em> Yesterday Tuesday 04/11/17 = I found another SALE at Weight watchers and was DETERMINED to pay the Sale price so I joined WW yesterday for $116.14 for 3 months of meetings and online access. After 3 months I will be billed for $44.95 per month if I decide to continue... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 09:04:25 EST PHOTOS ... Porch Project and Cooking http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6345821 PHOTOS ... Porch Project and Cooking <BR> <BR> Hi everyone <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> It has been a TOUGH week at work, covering for someone who was out for a week.. lawrd!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cd5c935e-28da-444f-8126-006c56828477.jpg"> this week was hell to be honest. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/91797fc5-7e9e-4a08-81f8-20b9afc22987.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/71233a9f-a590-4074-ab62-c9779... Sun, 9 Apr 2017 00:45:56 EST PHOTOS = Sunday front YARD project completed today, yeh!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6342638 PHOTOS = Sunday front YARD project completed today, yeh!!!! <BR> <BR> Sunday 04/02/17 = I got up early and completed the front yard project I started yesterday. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/54c6a835-d314-4889-890c-3f0589be7cdd.png"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>388</em> "BEFORE PHOTOS".... the left side of the yard needed something.... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/56634b5b-b69b-41b1-a650-035a97a7e502.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~... Sun, 2 Apr 2017 10:40:27 EST YOU can create something amazing!!!!!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6342574 Good morning everyone... daylight has hit... its Sunday... TIME to DO something <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Well it is Sunday morning and it is time to clear out the front yard to finish things from yesterdays project... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/83f0a017-9e0a-4efb-8624-bae295577350.jpg"> <BR> <BR> its a lot of physical work but well worth it and it will look prettier when its done and its FUN!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> **** Whether you organize your close... Sun, 2 Apr 2017 08:34:59 EST My Weekend Projects... photos http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6342192 My Weekend Projects... photos <em>388</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> ***** LAST WEEKEND 03/25/17 I PUT UP A FENCE IN MY FRONT YARD TO COMPLETE THE YARD ************ <BR> <BR> BEFORE: <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/516e47d0-b272-4323-a9f5-48048b953201.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> AFTER: <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/164ff09f-37ae-4d06-bb49-204e42f384d3.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ==================================== <BR> <BR> <BR> ***** THIS WEEKEND SAT... Sat, 1 Apr 2017 11:31:38 EST 03/29//17 wed. = Photos = Weight Check Update **** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6340670 03/29//17 wed. = Photos = Weight Check Update **** <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f1de7d4-a5b5-48c1-a8e2-10cc9055305a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 03/05/17 = Photos = Weight Check **** NEW BEGINNINGS of taking it slow per Dr. 3/3/17 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e2bb1ef5-aacb-4f49-98ab-4ada14398e35.png"> <BR> <BR> 01/01/14 = 344.0 lbs. = Highest weight ever. <BR> 12/31/16 = 264.8 lbs. = my 15-wk. Goal is to get to 250 lbs. <BR> 01/13/17 =... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:22:45 EST TRACKING in a book...yeh!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6339769 TRACKING in a book...yeh!!!! <BR> <BR> Went to Walmart yesterday and purchased this 2017 Calendar Book that I will use for TRACKING...... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c65bff93-b9f5-4ddf-a09e-c1012c374d13.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Today I tracked my first meal in it... yes breakfast was at 12:30pm.... I was veryyyyyyy busy at the office at work, Morning break I jogged and walked, back to work then <BR> <BR> .... before I knew it... it was 12:30pm LOL <BR> <BR> ... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:44:23 EST Make Friends IN person at meetup.com ***** in your local city and state :-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6339586 Topic: Make friends & do Activities IN person at meetup.com ***** in your local city and state :-) <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> I am sharing this with all of you to possibly help people who are shy or afraid to meet people IN person to do activities with... like walking, crafts, hiking, jogging, painting, dancing, etc. <BR> <BR> Happy Monday and thank you Everyone for your friendships and bonding and sharing info. <BR> <BR> and especially to my Sparkpeople group called: "Member of the BLC33... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:32:08 EST 03/24//17 = Photos = Weight Check Update **** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6338533 03/24//17 = Photos = Weight Check Update **** <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f1de7d4-a5b5-48c1-a8e2-10cc9055305a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 03/05/17 = Photos = Weight Check **** NEW BEGINNINGS of taking it slow per Dr. 3/3/17 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e2bb1ef5-aacb-4f49-98ab-4ada14398e35.png"> <BR> <BR> 01/01/14 = 344.0 lbs. = Highest weight ever. <BR> 12/31/16 = 264.8 lbs. = my 15-wk. Goal is to get to 250 lbs. <BR> 01/13/17 = 256.... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:58:12 EST 03/24/17 = Temptations & Food intake tracking continues http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6338525 03/24/17 = Temptations & Food intake tracking continues <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6b5e4f14-4010-4950-a38d-995f7bd2f781.png"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f71ff036-6e9b-459d-9352-e0f98a2855a0.jpg"> 10am = I TURNED DOWN HUGE DONUTS AT WORK, yeh!!!! What saved me? The THOUGHT and reminder of the Cheese Nip crackers at home and the ice cream bar, smiles. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> 11 am = Breakfast = salad <BR> Lettuce = ... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:39:17 EST Power outage in Colorado http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6338249 I live in Colorado Springs, Colorado and we have no power due to winter storm here, I am entering this blog from my phone at 7:38am, two hour work delay for all County buildings. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:44:44 EST 03/23/17 = Food intake tracking continues (3/22/17 no tracking) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6337834 03/23/17 = Food intake tracking continues (3/22/17 no tracking) <BR> <BR> 7am = Breakfast = one package of High Fiber (10gm) Oatmeal = 4 points <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8e0e837b-b799-44f5-b3f4-4452f3e169ba.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 9am = Snack = Salad at my desk while I worked LOL <em>334</em> <BR> Lettuce = 0 points <BR> Raw coleslaw = 0 points <BR> water = 0 points <BR> 1/2 cucumber = 0 points. <BR> Chipolte Dressing, 2 tbspns = 4 points <BR> 3 tbspns of ... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:12:49 EST 03/22//17 = Photos = Weight Check Update **** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6337748 03/22//17 = Photos = Weight Check Update **** <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f1de7d4-a5b5-48c1-a8e2-10cc9055305a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 03/05/17 = Photos = Weight Check **** NEW BEGINNINGS of taking it slow per Dr. 3/3/17 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e2bb1ef5-aacb-4f49-98ab-4ada14398e35.png"> <BR> <BR> 01/01/14 = 344.0 lbs. = Highest weight ever. <BR> 12/31/16 = 264.8 lbs. = my 15-wk. Goal is to get to 250 lbs. <BR> 01/13/17 = 256.... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:10:41 EST 03/21/17 = Food intake tracking continues http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6336437 03/21/17 = Food intake tracking continues <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/43811430-136f-4300-a5ab-746d0d311350.png"> lol <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> BREAKFAST @ 9:30 AM: <BR> 2 packets of Oatmeal HF = 8 points <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ab2e27e6-d0de-4c6c-8bd6-4f335d89ca0c.jpg"> EXERCISE: <BR> * Jogging and walking 30-minutes at work near lunchtime outside. <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> LUNCH @ 12:30 AM: <BR> 2 TBSPN of Chipotle Ran... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:38:54 EST 3/20/17 HOW much will it cost YOU? + Food + exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6335813 3/20/17 Monday = HOW MUCH WILL IT COST YOU at the Check out Register? + consumption + exercise <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b3b430d4-1c0f-48bc-bb98-60eed49b91f3.jpg"> How much will it COST you? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ff384ed5-df11-47bd-a855-f3172d16ea99.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I am sooo HAPPY I am doing weight watchers on my OWN for FREE, by myself and in control, yeh!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/gu... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:27:13 EST 03/19/17 Started WW = what I ate today = 35 PTS. on WW http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6335467 03/19/17 = My FOOD INTAKE + WW POINTS <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/18e69c65-4e5a-48c6-9c72-177e7bdd4410.png"> <BR> <BR> <em>289</em> Breakfast on 03/19/17 @ 1 a.m. on Sunday <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d1ce7da4-db2f-4b4e-af66-5b54b7280441.png"> <BR> <BR> Potato 2oz. white = 59 cal, 1 fat, 11 carbs, 0 pro = 1 PT. <BR> Sweet Peas, 2 oz, 40 cal, 2 Fib, 0 fat, 8 carbs, 2 pro = 1 PT. <BR> Liver, Beef, 2 oz. fried = 98 cal, 3 fats, 3 car... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 21:05:22 EST 03/19/17 Liver for breakfast :-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6335112 03/19/17 FOOD INTAKE + WW POINTS <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/acdb5f3c-ed4a-4991-baa7-ca65aa306e85.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>289</em> BREAKFAST <BR> <BR> Potato 2oz. white = 59 cal, 1 fat, 11 carbs, 0 pro = 1 PT. <BR> Sweet Peas, 2 oz, 40 cal, 2 Fib, 0 fat, 8 carbs, 2 pro = 1 PT. <BR> Liver, Beef, 2 oz. fried = 98 cal, 3 fats, 3 carbs, 15 pro. = 2 PTS <BR> Beans, BLACK, 2 oz. = 55 cal, 4 fiber, 0 fat, 12 carbs, 4 pro = 1 PT <BR> WATER, Fruit Punch Kool-Aid,... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 05:02:41 EST 03/18/17 FOOD INTAKE + PTS. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6335065 03/18/17 FOOD INTAKE + WW POINTS <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>191</em> BREAKFAST <BR> Liverwurst 2oz. Braunschweiger = 180 cal, 15 fat, 0 carbs, 8 pro. = 5 pts <BR> <em>191</em> LUNCH <BR> Potato 2oz. white = 59 cal, 1 fat, 11 carbs, 0 pro = 1 PT. <BR> Sweet Peas, 2 oz, 40 cal, 2 Fib, 0 fat, 8 carbs, 2 pro = 1 PT. <BR> Liver, Beef, 2 oz. fried = 98 cal, 3 fats, 3 carbs, 15 pro. = 2 PTS <BR> Onions, 2 oz., raw, 18 cal, 0 fats, 4 carbs, 0 pro. = 0 PTS. <BR> Olive oil, 2 TBSPN, 239 cal, 27 fat... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 00:41:31 EST 03/18/17 Photos = I actually cooked today, day 1 of my RESTART http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334920 03/18/17 Photos = I actually cooked today, day 1 of my RESTART <BR> <BR> 03 18 2017 I actually COOKED today.. SHOCKING but true LOL… its been Monthssssssssss since I cooked. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2f9be0c5-89b0-40fa-be6e-a04f38897837.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> I cooked and served myself the following: <BR> <BR> 2 oz of beef liver <BR> 2 oz. of fried onions <BR> 2 oz. of sweet peas <BR> 2 oz. of sliced potatoes <BR> <BR> YES I weighed and measured each item ... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 17:36:51 EST 03/18//17 = Photos = Weight Check Update **** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334771 03/18//17 = Photos = Weight Check Update **** <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f1de7d4-a5b5-48c1-a8e2-10cc9055305a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 03/05/17 = Photos = Weight Check **** NEW BEGINNINGS of taking it slow per Dr. 3/3/17 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e2bb1ef5-aacb-4f49-98ab-4ada14398e35.png"> <BR> <BR> 01/01/14 = 344.0 lbs. = Highest weight ever. <BR> 12/31/16 = 264.8 lbs. = my 15-wk. Goal is to get to 250 lbs. <BR> 01/13/17 = 256.... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 11:13:27 EST Never too late to press the RESTART button **************** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334764 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1d74519e-9cb8-4db0-8399-17513a94c4fd.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Happy Saturday all, <BR> <BR> My baby's cataract eye surgery is done and the stress of worrying if he would be okay is done as well as the stress of driving to a new city several times is done.... so..... <BR> <BR> Well I woke up this morning and decided okay THIS is the day for re-focus!!!! <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> My plan: <BR> <BR> 1. Drink at least 60 ounces of water today o... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 11:02:12 EST Intake Tracking http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6333900 Intake Tracking <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/473acb02-e5c1-4d30-94d9-c3e5a7f4c0fc.jpg"> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:48:23 EST PHOTOS... Surgery went well .......... we are back home :-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6333514 Cataract Eye Surgery on both baby's eyes went well on 3/13/17 in Loveland, Colorado (3 hr. drive) and the follow-up appt went well on 3/14/17 so we went back home to Colorado Springs... here are some photos <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/167b7a65-49c5-4846-b813-47e0a1e2c8d0.jpg"> = Dr. Trevor and his staff that helped my baby <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b4be216b-5830-4165-b2cc-c2bd0273884e.jpg"> = Dr. Trevor Arnold getting ready to... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:50:14 EST Surgery Trip to Loveland, CO. today, Surgery tomorrow http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6331771 Dog Surgery Trip to Loveland, Colorado today, Surgery tomorrow <BR> <BR> Good morning everyone and Happy Sunday, yeh!!!! <BR> <BR> Yesterday, Saturday, I was stressing out making a LIST of things <em>195</em> to take on the trip then grocery shopping at Walmart to take food with me for me and my son and the dogs while we stay at the hotel... thank goodness the hotel has a microwave and refrigerator IN the hotel room. Yes there are restaurant's and Walmart in the city I am traveling too ... Sun, 12 Mar 2017 10:46:30 EST 3/8/17 = TRACKING Steps and calories burned ..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6329727 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0989cf9f-e039-4c69-8c3d-97d4f848cf12.jpg"> <BR> <BR> TRACKING Steps, calories burned, yeh!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/332a0f83-d385-4a6e-b9bd-bb7f743414bd.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I love to Slow JOG because it is a feeling of FREEDOM and Me time :-) yeh!!!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/57402a9f-312f-40bd-bc1b-c2f608f63fed.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Listening to exercise music as I push... Wed, 8 Mar 2017 10:56:59 EST 03/08//17 = Photos = Weight Check Update **** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6329683 03/08//17 = Photos = Weight Check Update **** <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f1de7d4-a5b5-48c1-a8e2-10cc9055305a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 03/05/17 = Photos = Weight Check **** NEW BEGINNINGS of taking it slow per Dr. 3/3/17 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e2bb1ef5-aacb-4f49-98ab-4ada14398e35.png"> <BR> <BR> 01/01/14 = 344.0 lbs. = Highest weight ever. <BR> 12/31/16 = 264.8 lbs. = my 15-wk. Goal is to get to 250 lbs. <BR> 01/13/17 = 256.... Wed, 8 Mar 2017 09:19:41 EST Photo: I found HIGH FIBER Oatmeal 10g Fiber, yeh!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6329227 I found HIGH FIBER Oatmeal 10g Fiber, yeh!!! <BR> <BR> My doctor 3/3/17 recommended I "increase" my fiber intake (25g per day or more to lessen the constipation) with veggies, fruit, etc. Veggies aka: Salads for me... really do NOT have a lot of fiber in them so to ADD to my diet intake, I found a HIGH FIBER OATMEAL, yeh!!!!!!!!!!!! Just add a cup of hot water to the packet and you are eating in like 1 minute, no joke... and takes soooo good! I find it very comforting to have HOT creamy... Tue, 7 Mar 2017 11:08:51 EST Day 1 of TRACKING Steps, calories burned, yeh!!! 03/06/17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6328799 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0989cf9f-e039-4c69-8c3d-97d4f848cf12.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 1 of TRACKING Steps, calories burned, yeh!!! 03/06/17 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/332a0f83-d385-4a6e-b9bd-bb7f743414bd.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7438971e-260e-4f4f-afe9-e1907effa63e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> TRACKER REPORT AT 12:05PM ON 03/06/17 <BR> <BR> TRACKER BEGAN AT 8AM ON 03/06/17 <BR> <BR> 20 MINUTE RUN, WALK AND HIKE START: ... Mon, 6 Mar 2017 14:39:05 EST Looking forward to tomorrow, yeh!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6328479 Looking forward to tomorrow on Monday, yeh!!! <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> why? <BR> <BR> Because I purchased a tracker at Walmart yesterday to track my steps of movement and to track calories burnt while exercising ... walking, jogging, a little hiking and repeat.. while I am at work during lunch time or morning break time and because my doctor advised me to set a goal of 10,000 steps per day and to track how many calories I am burning and NOT take diet pills but instead to lose weight natu... Mon, 6 Mar 2017 02:13:30 EST 03/05/17 = Photos = Weight Check Update **** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6328235 03/05/17 = Photos = Weight Check Update **** <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f1de7d4-a5b5-48c1-a8e2-10cc9055305a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 03/05/17 = Photos = Weight Check **** NEW BEGINNINGS of taking it slow per Dr. 3/3/17 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e2bb1ef5-aacb-4f49-98ab-4ada14398e35.png"> <BR> <BR> 01/01/14 = 344.0 lbs. = Highest weight ever. <BR> 12/31/16 = 264.8 lbs. = my 15-wk. Goal is to get to 250 lbs. <BR> 01/13/17 = 256.8... Sun, 5 Mar 2017 14:51:21 EST 03/04/17 = Photos = Weight Check Update **** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6327776 03/04/17 = Photos = Weight Check Update **** <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f1de7d4-a5b5-48c1-a8e2-10cc9055305a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 03/04/17 = Photos = Weight Check **** TIME: 12:45pm Saturday NEW BEGINNINGS of taking it slow as my doctor prescribed on 03/03/17 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e2bb1ef5-aacb-4f49-98ab-4ada14398e35.png"> <BR> <BR> 01/01/14 = 344.0 lbs. = Highest weight ever. <BR> 12/31/16 = 264.8 lbs. = my 15-wk. Goal ... Sat, 4 Mar 2017 14:53:37 EST DR. SAID NO DIET PILLS & STOP RUSHING! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6327495 DR. SAID NO DIET PILLS & STOP RUSHING! + TO SLOW DOWN!!!! <BR> <BR> FIRST .... thank you ALL again for your love, understanding and support..... seriously. <BR> <BR> ... you guys have a way of making people NOT feel alone, hugsssssssssssssssssss <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b9be5456-fd0b-47b3-b538-e776e803d5fb.jpg"> for real. <BR> <BR> <BR> Went to the doctor today 03/03/17 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/69ee65c9-a569-44fb-b892-8d635e6c71... Sat, 4 Mar 2017 00:37:47 EST 11pm Sunday snack at night http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6322072 11pm Sunday snack at night <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dcbcccc9-2ce2-4e30-a65b-8401e3bcbd19.jpg"> <BR> <BR> YEP... SALAD <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> If you read my blog from Saturday... you know I was in the HOSPITAL at 3am with severe constipation, seriously...... <BR> <BR> ever since that experience... I "LISTENED" to the doctor who advised me to INCREASE my fiber intake... so that is what I did <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Underneath this beautiful salad i... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:05:50 EST 02/25/17 Emergency Rm @ Memorial North Hospital http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6321238 02/25/17 Emergency Room @ Memorial North Hospital <BR> <BR> Yep, I had a friend take me to Memorial Hospital on the north part of town. <BR> We arrived at 3am, Discharged at 4:30am. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/16302b26-243e-4bd8-8b18-58439ff15f5b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Reason: Excessive pain due to MAJOR constipation, suspected blockage and repeated painful stomach cramps. Tried Milk of Magnesia repeatedly, walking, Fleet enema's, hot baths, etc... to no avail and... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:35:45 EST Baby's Cataract Surgery is: 03/10/17 in Loveland, CO. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6319871 Baby's Cataract Surgery is scheduled for: 03/10/17 in Loveland, CO. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9fcae260-5d3d-4da7-94cd-625be580d0a7.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/49d4faf4-d41f-4155-b42b-6a33cef4830c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/362610d9-02ac-46db-b57f-d263366e55ab.jpg"> = "most" Terriers are gentle natured... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.co... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:04:59 EST 02/21/17 = Photos = OH MY GOD! Wt Check http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6319583 02/21/17 = Photos = OH MY GOD! OH MY GOD! OH MY GOD! Weight Check <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f1de7d4-a5b5-48c1-a8e2-10cc9055305a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 02/21/17 = Photos = Weight Check **** TIME: 9:15PM TUESDAY NIGHT.. A MIRACLE!!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ba7ba781-0f35-4f4e-b5b8-b5be18dd18d7.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3911b603-ac9f-4693-a844-d39ef67e74d0.png"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://p... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:35:32 EST EYE SURGEON APPT VET 02/2/17 LOVELANDCOLORADO http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6319114 EYE SURGEON APPT VET 02/20/17 in LOVELANDCOLORADO <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4e8d70af-b1f9-46f9-b9a4-fdb8c13fe024.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The Drive... <BR> Left Colorado Springs, CO at 6:15 a.m. <BR> Arrived in Loveland, CO at 8:30 a.m. (130 miles away from the Springs) <BR> <BR> The Drive home ... <BR> Left Loveland, CO at 10am <BR> Arrived back home in Colorado Springs, CO at 12:30 pm <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b85... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:02:19 EST Guess What? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6318309 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c0005097-e89f-402f-b8cb-d351d5026ca8.png"> <BR> <BR> I went out to dinner after church last night and this morning... <BR> <BR> <BR> I got on the scale and LOST 2 ounces <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> Yes I celebrate EVERYTHING <em>354</em> <BR> and YES every ounce counts <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> 02/18/19 Sat. = <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f4737958-0740-4d03-80e0-c889479cd9bc.jpg"> <BR> 02/19/17 Sun. = <img ... Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:15:46 EST Setting a NEW Goal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6317901 Setting a NEW Goal <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ab26053b-ae1c-4004-8c69-301178cf8a68.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1698d6de-5336-4440-905d-0a020c525124.jpg"> = My original goal was to goal was to get to 250 lbs. <BR> <BR> Today I reached: 250.2 lbs... <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sharon, Colorado <BR> 01/01/14 = 344.0 lbs. = Highest weight ever <BR> 12/31/16 = 264.8 lbs. = my 15-wk. Goal is to get to 250 lbs. <BR> 0... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 13:35:00 EST Celebrating NON-Scale VICTORIES ..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6317864 Celebrating NON-Scale VICTORIES ..... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/32f17e35-bace-43ef-bc2a-736fc176ecb6.png"> <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/04942a91-5a18-4331-9f3d-5a58bec03d7c.jpg"> = I stopped HATING exercise LOL <BR> <BR> 2. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d12caa2f-228a-4809-90ef-ce96a7c0dfd7.jpg"> = I stopped dragging when moving, now I am Eager to move! <BR> <BR> 3. <img src="http://photosaws.s... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 12:17:00 EST 02/18/17 = Photos = Wt Check http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6317724 02/18/17 = Photos = Weight Check **** <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5b50247b-20cd-4637-9365-c5b1d9b32d1c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sharon, Colorado <BR> 01/01/14 = 344.0 lbs. = Highest weight ever. <BR> 12/31/16 = 264.8 lbs. = my 15-wk. Goal is to get to 250 lbs. <BR> 01/13/17 = 256.8 lbs. = lost a total of 08.0 lbs. since 01/01/17 <BR> 01/25/17 = 254.0 lbs. = lost a total of 10.8 lbs. since 01/01/17 <BR> 01/29/17 = 252.8 lbs. = lost a total of 12.0 lbs. since ... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 06:09:17 EST Photos = Wt. Ck = LOST 5.6 lbs OVERNITE !!! oh my God!! Seriously**** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6317353 Photos = Wt. Check = LOST 5.6 LBS OVERNIGHT!!! oh my God!! Seriously**** <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5b50247b-20cd-4637-9365-c5b1d9b32d1c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> In January 2017 (From 12/31/16 to 12/01/17) I lost 13 lbs <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> DATE........ WT.......lbs. lost. <BR> 12/31/16 = 264.8 ~ My motto: New year/New food (portion controlled good Carbs/Pro) <BR> 01/01/17 = 264.8 ~ Start practicing to eat more veggies* it was VERY HARD. <BR> ... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:05:19 EST Refund arrived, now surgery can proceed, yeh!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6315320 Refund arrived, now surgery can proceed, yeh!!!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e46e8461-3e55-427c-b0be-6bea4be46bef.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Filed on 02/04/17 <BR> Income tax refund arrived 02/13/17, yeh!!!! <BR> <BR> You know how you have a plan ... it may take a year to take place, but you hope ALL goes well and nothing messes up? That was the situation here... me and my son decided to put our income tax refund checks together to get our lil baby the surgery that wa... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 09:01:39 EST Looking forward to another wk of.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6315080 Looking forward to another wk of jogging and walking at work, yeh!!!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/db1cb8e3-a323-42d5-8802-664e8180d807.png"> <BR> <BR> Even if I have to do it alone.... I am looking forward to it... its a routine now after 3 days LOL <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/86d792ce-0761-4376-aebf-032a0b701ecf.jpg"> run baby run !!!!! Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:53:38 EST Day 2 of Exercise that I hate + Need change http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6313750 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/817226e3-ec6a-427e-80ef-212c89561993.png"> This is a deeper TRUTH blog.... <BR> <BR> so if you are NOT ready to read it... <BR> please don't... <BR> I have set NEW goals and plan to achieve it.... <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> so ONLY Positive comments allowed, hugssss <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/08659b07-a0bd-477a-aafa-090976db5e41.jpg"> blog <BR> <BR> ~~... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 01:19:17 EST Filed income tax to pay for my baby's Surgery coming up..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6313062 Hi everyone, <BR> <BR> I have been busy past few days with work and filing my taxes using Turbo Tax and come to find out it was REJECTED... ugh!!! I made a mistake and had to Re-File the next day.... and pay AGAIN to file $19.99... but at least this time it was accepted, yeh!!! <BR> <BR> now I have to play the waiting game <em>128</em> for the check to arrive IN my bank LOL <BR> <BR> and then for a moment I will be or feel like I am RICH I tell ya LOL <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http... Wed, 8 Feb 2017 20:32:27 EST