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/ PHOTOS = Porch declutter + paint project, yeh!!! July 3 - July 5, 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6195578 PHOTOS = Porch declutter, clean + paint project of My porch, yeh!!! July 3 to July 5, 2016 <BR> <BR> Projects on a BUDGET ******* <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Painting = Took 5 hours and 2 days <BR> <em>334</em> Clean up and decluttering = Took 2 hours <BR> <em>334</em> Cost = this project $17.00 plus tax... <BR> <BR> EMBARRASSING but true.... Here are the before and after photos <BR> <BR> The cleaning and decluttering began on 07/03/16 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>24</em> BEF... Wed, 6 Jul 2016 00:06:48 EST weight check http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6195505 weight check 252.6 lbs, yeh! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/22b0d4ea-6772-49eb-9850-5908ce05e483.jpg"> Tue, 5 Jul 2016 21:30:55 EST Sunday = PHOTOS = Painted my shower walls, YEH!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6190131 Yep, woke up this morning thinking what project can I do today, Sunday...how can I use this day off effectively and have fun too? <BR> Answer: paint my shower lol. Started at 7am. photos of before and after. <BR> <BR> And it came out BEAUTIFUL, I was so PROUD! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>24</em> Embarrassing but TRUE. <BR> this is how my shower WALLS looked full of years of mildew to be honest. <BR> NOT a proud moment but I didn’t know HOW to fix it <BR> <BR> before <BR> <BR> <img src="h... Sun, 26 Jun 2016 19:54:50 EST i Repaired a HOLE in my bathtub ALL by myself today, yeh!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6189324 i Repaired a rusted HOLE in my bathtub ALL by myself today, yeh!!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/960096b7-5a65-4c5c-bf07-579693c12d3d.jpg"> MY bathtub repaired <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b604eabd-eedb-495f-8833-7122245b3e42.jpg"> ~ forgot to take pic of the BEFORE repair photo <BR> <BR> I will wait 24 hrs. for it to CURE before painting it white... tomorrow. <BR> <BR> <em>224</em> I am so happy and PROUD of myself <img src... Sat, 25 Jun 2016 10:26:57 EST WHOLE FOODS - lots of CHEWING dang lol http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6187833 what I learned about WHOLE FOODS... lots of CHEWING dang lol <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/320fd5f2-95d4-4dbe-bf99-8835c9bac5cb.png"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bb8fd8fe-407f-4eda-8042-d6448bd8b31b.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a7599488-ae3c-49cd-9989-e2fba98470fd.jpg"> <BR> <BR> girl I got home from work, took out my filled plastic food containers for dinner.. <BR> tuna fish 2.6 ounces, low fat mayo, shredded ... Wed, 22 Jun 2016 20:26:19 EST Food containers trying something NEW today to keep things fresh and motivated lol http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6187673 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/66c91b40-bd31-4daf-a746-8d05a395092a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> This entry today is really for myself... just wanted to share it here with you all .. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c2f89d63-35e4-41ea-9a07-2743001bb516.jpg"> Thought I would try something DIFFERENT today. I like exploring and trying different things or techniques to always keep my journey fresh and Interesting as I have a tendency to get bored s... Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:11:06 EST Which body are U designing? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6185666 Which body are YOU designing? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4bd9dd32-582b-4dcc-bde1-ce329a958949.jpg"> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 11:06:05 EST Something I thought would NEVER happen to me ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6184257 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/efc71750-6f06-4331-a0ec-a3983cb69a80.jpg"> <BR> <BR> SOMETHING HAPPENED THAT I THOUGHT WOULD NEVER, EVER HAPPEN TO ME <BR> <BR> EXERCISE ADDICTION <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/30e780bf-29d9-42c8-b0b7-90ac69e1508a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0cb0a248-1fb8-4aa5-a9bc-a5740a05816f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Truth…. Let's get real here. MOST of my life I am like this <... Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:26:00 EST 06/14/16 wed = SWEAT ... I am so proud! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6183052 06/14/16 wed = SWEAT ... I am so proud! <BR> <BR> I know it sounds silly but I am Very PROUD of the sweat on my forehead after I came back from jogging and walking and 35 slanted push ups during break time at work outside. <BR> <BR> this is a close up of me sweating.. <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2950ba3c-f545-475e-88fe-9954ff4bbe8e.jpg"> <BR> (please excuse the reflection on my glasses from my desk) <BR> <BR> <BR> To me, the sweat this mor... Tue, 14 Jun 2016 22:04:12 EST 06/13/16 Jogging + walking this morning + pushups http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6182115 06/13/16 Jogging + walking this morning + pushups <BR> <BR> Truth be told, break time came at the office and I did NOT want to go running. <BR> It was cloudy outside at 10:30am <BR> The rain storm was about to come in <BR> Didnt feel like it <BR> Didnt want to <BR> Yes I can come up with excuses NOT to move my body lol <BR> <BR> but <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1a94a503-859b-4b27-9258-01bfee3862c2.jpg"> ya gotta move the body to work out the Hear... Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:43:51 EST PHOTOS = WEIGHT CHECK 06/11/16 & FEAR *** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6180767 PHOTOS = WEIGHT CHECK 06/11/16 & FEAR *** <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6cf00c9c-32b0-4d5e-a860-2095ee372398.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a91aeaa1-b5d4-4d66-8228-2348bc036387.jpg"> = June 11, 2016 = Today's weight is 252.2 lbs <em>40</em> shocking! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b298cf72-d1f1-4f5c-8679-36768343b5bb.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/85e96e9f-af37-4... Sat, 11 Jun 2016 09:46:11 EST PHOTOS = Weight check June 10, 2016 = 264.2 lbs. yeh!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6180646 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a9195e0e-5696-4929-91c7-b62f8bf33847.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>388</em> PHOTOS = Weight check June 10, 2016 = 264.2 lbs. yeh!! <BR> <BR> Food intake 98.9% of the time = veggies and protein and some fruit for: <BR> breakfast, <BR> lunch <BR> and dinner <BR> <BR> BREAKFAST on Friday, June 10, 2016 = consisted of: <BR> shredded lettuce, shredded cabbage which is laying UNDERNEATH the veggies <BR> cucumbers <BR> tomatoes <BR> one strawberry <BR> ... Sat, 11 Jun 2016 01:50:07 EST Photos..Salad Ideas ... I asked for help & got it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6180396 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6bb16319-7506-4c80-bb0f-340275f526fb.jpg"> Hi everyone, today is June 10, 2016 Friday <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> and yesterday I posted a question about needing ideas to add VARIETY to my new found love, salads... worried that I would get bored eating the same type of salad 3 times per day and the result was that I got ALL KINDS of ideas to add spice, flavor, proteins, veggies and fruit to my salad.... I was blown away when i saw the replies...... Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:54:27 EST Happy Friday, yeh!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6180143 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/55eec422-649c-45c1-a215-2e4dc9e1bcd0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> good morning everyone <em>213</em> I am so PROUD of each and everyone of you! <BR> <BR> <BR> Hoping everyone slept well and woke up all bright eyes and bushy tailed, yeh!!!!! <BR> <BR> Happy Friday everyone and let's make it a wonderful, happy, focused, productive, active, eye on the prize, plan your food, fun-filled day! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d3f... Fri, 10 Jun 2016 08:50:42 EST Photo... Weight Check this morning ... 06/09/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6179609 Photo... Weight Check this morning ... 06/09/16 Thursday <BR> <BR> I got a cell phone finallyyyyyyyyyyy... at age 60 yrs young... never too late to catch up to technoology LOL smiles. <BR> <BR> On my cell phone is a camera and I got an <em>189</em> idea this morning to begin <BR> taking pictures of my weight scale with the date on it... <BR> <BR> So I tore a paper plate in half, wrote the date down and stood on the scale this morning <BR> <BR> and My body weight is down to 256.6 yeh... Thu, 9 Jun 2016 10:45:26 EST PHOTOS 06 08 2016 Slimming down, yeh!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6179167 PHOTOS 06 08 2016 Slimming down, yeh!!!! <BR> <BR> RECENTLY I decided to buckle down and get more serious about my weight loss <BR> <BR> (I think I started like 3 weeks ago or so.... well the first week or week and a half was TRANSITION period of me fighting NOT to partake in Junk food, giving away my chips, donuts, etc.. eating some of it for days and then finally giving it ALL away... <BR> lawrd that was ROUGH LOL <BR> <BR> so like 1.5 weeks ago ... <BR> <BR> and these are the results... Wed, 8 Jun 2016 17:51:49 EST my breakfast and Lunch today... photo http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6177716 06/06/06 = my breakfast and Lunch today... photo <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ae89d378-aaeb-449b-9e3d-704f3f510e16.jpg"> <BR> <BR> My salad includes: <BR> <BR> one HOT cup of regular tea with lemon juice in it and sugar free subsitutes <em>469</em> <BR> one 2.6 ounce packet of tuna fish made with LOW fat mayo <BR> one half of a tomato diced up <BR> 2 slices of ham (cold cuts sliced up... 98% fat free) <BR> half a cucumber ... which is laying Underneath the ... Mon, 6 Jun 2016 15:32:10 EST That's it... THROW OUT the dishes............. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6172266 That's it THROW OUT the dishes! .............. problem solved * <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6e0d169f-d0e7-4542-a48f-899ba38a5ebe.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> it is 2:00 am and I wanted to eat and I went into my kitchen to make a salad and low and behold the sink was full of dishes... no joke. <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c1aca1f5-f287-4445-9e89-88576183b363.png"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.c... Sun, 29 May 2016 04:48:51 EST Day 3 thoughts.... ENDULGENCE and the plan ............. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6171589 Day 3 thoughts.... ENDULGENCE and the plan ............. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0ab4cf4d-15ac-4ae9-a785-7721337c0f2b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> You know how you...... <BR> <BR> CORRECTION = you know how I have a tendency to eat with my EYES.... <BR> <BR> I eat very, very, very LIGHT during the day so when I come HOME... I look FORWARD to my meal... <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f422a93e-dfff-48bc-9106-b84f231d03e... Fri, 27 May 2016 20:58:23 EST Day 3 = Old lady stretching & lifestyle change, interval training, LC, etc... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6171373 Day 3 of lifestyle change, interval training, LC, etc... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0dfe7e66-2785-43d2-8d9d-2329b946f71f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Movement (aka: exercise is not a problem... I just refuse to get on the floor to do it LOL... thats why I enjoy standing up exercises like walking, jogging, strength training, etc.) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6fbdc49c-215d-44ab-b56e-a82776db6ed8.jpg"> = picture taken on 05/09/16 at age 60 yr... Fri, 27 May 2016 12:05:39 EST Day 1 of interval training and LC, yeh!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6170349 Day 1 of interval training and LC, yeh!!!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0dfe7e66-2785-43d2-8d9d-2329b946f71f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Yep I actually went to Walmart BEFORE work and purchased hand weights and ankle weights and <BR> <BR> I brought a water bottle 16 oz in a pouch with a shoulder strap that actually fits around my BIG waist and it only costs $8.88... wayyyyyyyy cool. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I started my interval training at work during lunch break... I w... Wed, 25 May 2016 20:17:11 EST Protein.... trying to remember to take it LOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6166299 Protein.... trying to remember to take it LOL <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/34bec933-70ca-4855-b5b1-e5f5cf67a405.jpg"> <BR> <BR> yes I confess I forget to meet my daily protein intake that is required for people like me that had weight loss surgery. <BR> <BR> My Minimum daily intake of protein = 60 grams a day MINIMUM. <BR> <BR> I forget... just telling the truth here. <BR> <BR> I eat protein but no where near the daily requirement.... <em>24</em> <BR> <B... Thu, 19 May 2016 12:40:48 EST Bread VS Buns.... visual fun fact... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6163422 Bread VS Buns.... visual fun fact... <BR> <BR> if you are like most people..... we tend to loveeeeeeeee bread <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> ** FACT: I used to eat ONE loaf of bread per day... no joke. <BR> <em>215</em> Now = I eat in portion controlled servings due to a smaller stomach. <BR> <BR> Regular bread = usually takes 2 slices of bread to make a sandwich. <BR> <BR> ** FACT: For me .... that's a LOT of bread to consume. <BR> <BR> <em>141</em> Lets do the VISUAL comparison as... Sun, 15 May 2016 12:36:05 EST Sometimes u have to do what is RIGHT for U **** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6157953 Sometimes you have to do what is RIGHT for YOU **** <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3d89ec77-06c0-490f-bc23-60e05e0aaf14.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> NOTE: Sometimes I use my blog like a DIARY <em>150</em> <BR> <BR> .... these are one of those times LOL... <BR> so please bare with me.... <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c4c6faae-3b39-4126-9f33-ce5602856f4d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> My life is pretty wonderful to be h... Sat, 7 May 2016 00:37:42 EST May 3, 2016 = find a way to get my WATER in for crying out loud! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6155524 May 02, 2016 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a58cf324-fe45-40ce-a051-71059e3c31bf.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 5/1/16 = MISSION = Measure everything <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 5/3/16 =MISSION = FIND a way to get your water <em>194</em> in for crying out loud. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/90dee2ab-e22e-4ae1-bd58-1af0ddccf6f1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4c403f98-21e5-4f10-a965-9494aa37c7af.jpg"> <BR> <B... Tue, 3 May 2016 11:24:12 EST May 02, 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6155209 May 02, 2016 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a58cf324-fe45-40ce-a051-71059e3c31bf.jpg"> <BR> <BR> MISSION = Do EXACT measurements instead of guessing portions <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>128</em> 9AM = BREAKFAST <BR> 8 OZ PROTEIN SHAKE MADE WITH WATER = 30 PRO, 180 CAL, 9 CARBS <BR> <BR> <em>128</em> 9:30AM = 1/2 SAUSAGE PATTY JIMMY DEAN = 4.5 PRO, 100 CAL, 8F, 1 C <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>128</em> 10 AM = 16 OZ OF WATER <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>128... Mon, 2 May 2016 23:43:55 EST May 01, 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6154203 May 01, 2016 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a58cf324-fe45-40ce-a051-71059e3c31bf.jpg"> = Try EXACT measurements instead of guessing portions <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>128</em> 4:00pm = M.O.M. + hot tea, 2 sugar substitutes <em>469</em> <BR> <BR> <em>128</em> 4:30pm <BR> 5 oz = sugar-free Jell-O = 10 cal. est. <BR> 2 oz (4 tablespoons) = Whipped Cream = 80 cal, 8 fat, 4 carbs <BR> <BR> <em>128</em> 5:30pm RX taken <BR> <BR> <em>128</em> 6 pm = sunflow... Sun, 1 May 2016 18:34:37 EST Confessions + Day 2 of trying LOWER carb for My body.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6149156 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3e2d3c79-afbf-4fac-ab83-5ee6312e7025.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Confessions + Day 2 of trying LOWER carb for My body... <BR> <BR> <em>9</em> Woke up this morning = 1 lb. lighter <em>104</em> yeh!!! <BR> it was nice to see that on the scale. :) <BR> <BR> * Last night = I did soooooooooooo well ALL day yesterday, even had sunflower seeds for a snack in bed while watching TV <BR> <BR> and drifted off to sleep <img src="http://photosaws.sp... Sun, 24 Apr 2016 10:04:14 EST Trying LOWER carb for MY body for real today **** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6148732 Saturday = I am Trying LOWER carb for MY body for real today **** <BR> <BR> Just wanted to try something NEW today.... to change things up. <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/790332df-2e0b-4ec9-b3d3-9128782d5f08.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Of course I had to go online and look at youtube.com to SEE what people eat on a low-carb eating plan. I viewed several videos and I noticed some people ate things that I never heard of LOL <BR> <BR> <img src="... Sat, 23 Apr 2016 17:05:26 EST WL Surgery has NOTHING to do with Behaviors http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6138453 <em>9</em> Weight Loss Surgery has NOTHING to do with Behaviors/mindset <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> Let me explain and I can ONLY speak for me and my Journey: <BR> <BR> <BR> Someone had mentioned wondering something like: Didn't the weight loss surgery cure your desire to continuously eat? <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>141</em> NOTE: It was an innocent question. <BR> <BR> <BR> Clearly the person did not have an opportunity to read my entire blog entitled continuous... Sat, 9 Apr 2016 11:28:53 EST Just STOP eating... dang! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6137118 Just <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cccb6aff-4187-4825-9114-8d8bba487147.png"> eating... dang! = thats how I felt this morning.... <BR> <BR> <BR> That is what I told myself this morning ... as I realized yesterday in a meeting that I had eaten my planned healthy small portioned breakfast and then KEPT eating thru out MOST of the 3 hour meeting.... seriously. <BR> <BR> BEHAVIORIAL OBSERVATION: <em>198</em> I noticed after 2.5 hours into the meeting that I was the ONLY o... Thu, 7 Apr 2016 12:32:28 EST Credit + Extra Pay day, PLAN = Pay OFF a bill with it http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6133015 Credit + Extra Pay day, PLAN = Pay OFF a bill with it <BR> <BR> SOME of us get an extra paycheck like 2 or 3x per year ... like when there are 5 weeks in a month as opposed to 4 weeks. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1772f69b-468f-412b-9374-740fc9513566.png"> = <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/35834277-d122-4b8e-a9f2-6a2c604d0783.png"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1772f69b-468f-412b-9374-740fc9513566.png"> ... Sat, 2 Apr 2016 05:05:31 EST Day 14 = Action Plan = down 4 lbs 04/02/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6133009 Day 14 = Action Plan = down 4 lbs 04/02/16 <BR> <BR> <em>141</em> Day 12 = Action Plan = STAPLE FOODS 03/31/16 for my Pouch Reset <BR> 4th and I am down 4 lbs <em>354</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5ea6f5b4-a5dd-4605-b3af-20203eb9506c.jpg"> = I believe in YOU <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f6c13bd9-911e-4adc-a3aa-23414667bb3a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>3</em> 03/12/16 est. = Began my action PLAN to change my food (it was hard!) <BR>... Sat, 2 Apr 2016 04:12:19 EST Day 12 = Action Plan = STAPLE FOODS 03/31/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6131535 Day 12 = Action Plan = STAPLE FOODS 03/31/16 <BR> <BR> <em>141</em> Day 12 = Action Plan = STAPLE FOODS 03/31/16 for my Pouch Reset <BR> 2nd day and I am down 2 lbs <em>354</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5ea6f5b4-a5dd-4605-b3af-20203eb9506c.jpg"> = I believe in YOU <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f6c13bd9-911e-4adc-a3aa-23414667bb3a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>141</em> MY STAPLES right now during Pouch Reset <BR> <BR> <B... Thu, 31 Mar 2016 08:31:49 EST Day 10 = The Pouch Reset begins tomorrow 03/30/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6130558 Day 10 = Time to change Action Plan 03/29/16 <BR> <BR> <em>141</em> The Pouch Reset begins tomorrow 03/30/16 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5ea6f5b4-a5dd-4605-b3af-20203eb9506c.jpg"> = I believe in YOU <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f6c13bd9-911e-4adc-a3aa-23414667bb3a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>195</em> A LETTER TO MYSELF..... Time to decide for Change <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/be9f3539-cbfb-4f0f-9b15... Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:55:47 EST Day 7 = Time to change Action Plan Veg, Fruit, RICE cakes 03/26/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6127797 Day 7 = Time to change Action Plan 03/26/16 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5ea6f5b4-a5dd-4605-b3af-20203eb9506c.jpg"> = I believe in YOU <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f6c13bd9-911e-4adc-a3aa-23414667bb3a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>195</em> A LETTER TO MYSELF..... Time to decide for Change <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/be9f3539-cbfb-4f0f-9b15-093703cc7945.png"> At some point, one realizes that they cannot and sho... Sat, 26 Mar 2016 04:48:09 EST Day 4 = Time to change Action Plan 03/23/16 Dressing Stretch http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6125913 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5ea6f5b4-a5dd-4605-b3af-20203eb9506c.jpg"> = I believe in YOU <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f6c13bd9-911e-4adc-a3aa-23414667bb3a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>195</em> A LETTER TO MYSELF..... Time to decide for Change <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/be9f3539-cbfb-4f0f-9b15-093703cc7945.png"> At some point, one realizes that they cannot and should not continue in the path they have been livin... Wed, 23 Mar 2016 12:43:23 EST Day 3 & address some concerns people had............ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6125599 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5ea6f5b4-a5dd-4605-b3af-20203eb9506c.jpg"> = I believe in YOU <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f6c13bd9-911e-4adc-a3aa-23414667bb3a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> To those who had some concerns from my last blog dated: 03/22/16 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f05e8961-f5f5-4b42-b1ee-38e0a3dcee30.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>195</em> To address some concerns, Please allow me to Explain about my... Wed, 23 Mar 2016 01:43:12 EST Day 2 = Time to change Action Plan 03/21/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6124182 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5ea6f5b4-a5dd-4605-b3af-20203eb9506c.jpg"> = I believe in YOU <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f6c13bd9-911e-4adc-a3aa-23414667bb3a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>195</em> A LETTER TO MYSELF..... 03/19/16 = Time to decide for ....Change <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f1a7c164-71b7-4a22-baab-899086e64216.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/be9f3539-cbfb-4f0f-9b15-093703cc7945.pn... Mon, 21 Mar 2016 09:10:11 EST Day 1 = Time to Change ACTION PLAN http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6123497 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5ea6f5b4-a5dd-4605-b3af-20203eb9506c.jpg"> = I believe in YOU <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f6c13bd9-911e-4adc-a3aa-23414667bb3a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>195</em> A LETTER TO MYSELF..... 03/19/16 = Time to decide for ....Change <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f1a7c164-71b7-4a22-baab-899086e64216.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/be9f3539-cbfb-4f0f-9b15-093703cc7945.pn... Sun, 20 Mar 2016 10:47:54 EST Time to decide ... for change http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6123240 Time to decide for ....Change <BR> <BR> A LETTER TO MYSELF..... 03/19/16 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/be9f3539-cbfb-4f0f-9b15-093703cc7945.png"> <BR> <BR> <BR> At some point, one realizes that they cannot and should not continue in the path they have been living and they really should change for the better BECAUSE the current journey is not working.... something has to change. <BR> <BR> <BR> I fantasize about a quick fix but that's NOT how life is... <BR>... Sat, 19 Mar 2016 23:26:42 EST Overcame a Fear... cutting dogs HAIR with Clippers :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6118865 Overcame a Fear... cutting my dogs HAIR with shears yesterday Sunday 03/15/16 :) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fb16b052-ace9-45e5-84cd-30e7322ae827.jpg"> my baby is a poodle <BR> <BR> and if you know anything about poodles,their hair is in curls, LOTS of curls <BR> <BR> and I tried once last year to give him a hair cut and the hair kind got TANGLED IN the clipper shear machine and I panicked.... didn't want to take a chance by hurting my baby by having his h... Mon, 14 Mar 2016 09:32:57 EST 3/9/16 food consumption http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6115293 breakfast = sunflower seeds = 3/4 cup <BR> <BR> 1pm = lunch = 2 tuna packets at 2.5 oz each = 140 cal, 28 pro, 2 fats, 0 carbs <BR> ............ 1 tablespoon of mayo with water added to it = 100 cal + 11 fats <BR> ............ 14 oz can of Green Beans = 70 cal, 14 carbs, 2 proteins <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> = Still drinking my 64 oz jug of water... lol <BR> <BR> <BR> Dinner? who knows.. I just finished lunch LOL <BR> <BR> never have a problem eating well at work.. <BR> <BR> <BR... Wed, 9 Mar 2016 15:33:08 EST Preparing for my birthday weekend, yeh!!! 60 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6113251 Yep my birthday is coming... 03/10/56 = will be 60 years young :) <BR> <BR> HOW to do I plan to spend it? <BR> <BR> by BUILDING stuff... yeh!!!! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1d4c1421-8df7-45d2-8368-477d7944be8b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> by CONTINUING to <BR> <BR> <em>354</em> CONTINUE to build my white privacy fence in my back yard <em>354</em> <BR> <BR> This photo of me was taken late February 2016 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/145f9bb5-756d-4aa8... Mon, 7 Mar 2016 08:45:13 EST Wk One Challenge = Running and Candy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6113213 Monday 03/07/16 = here is my Black Panther Biggest Loser Team's week one challenge..... Give up something for a week and do Cardo. <BR> <BR> I was going to give up Bread or Pretzel rods.... but why lie? I told myself DO NOT set yourself up to fail.... so I chose a LESSER Trigger food = Candy <em>334</em> <BR> and YES I will start my slow jogging today as part of my routine at work <em>312</em> cause if I wait until Tuesday... lets just tell the truth here = I will forget... so to AV... Mon, 7 Mar 2016 08:13:05 EST 03/08/16 = Day 1 of 10-week Blk Panther BL Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6111861 03/08/16 Saturday = It is Day 1 of the 10-week Black Panther Biggest Loser Challenge of which I was granted an ACTIVE membership to yesterday and Spark People Teams, yeh!!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f9ebaef4-5c00-49bb-b92d-01ea5415f048.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 3/4/16 = am a member of the black panther team on the biggest loser, yeh!!!! <BR> <BR> <em>304</em> Special thank you to LOSINGLINDY for her inspiration, <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> <em>56</em> Durat... Sat, 5 Mar 2016 12:17:53 EST lawrd thank god its Fridayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy geesh lol http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6110973 lawrd thank god its Fridayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy geesh lol <BR> <BR> now I can continue to build my privacy fence in my back yard yeh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> I will be 60 in a few days 03/10/16 ~ but don't feel it nor look it ... <em>353</em> <BR> <BR> instead I like to build things all by myself, yeh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7fe2a141-61bf-4cbb-9296-eebffd969e6e.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/99625ac3-0287-40d1-a2ca... Fri, 4 Mar 2016 08:54:53 EST What would U do, part 2 update............... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6101021 What would U do, part 2 update............... <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>170</em> First: These are pics of what "my 2 babies" and what they look like: 19 to 20 lbs. each.... one is a poodle and the other a gentle terrier who is ummm fat like her momma (me) lol. We lead a sedentary lifestyle most of the time... let's just be honest... I mean we move our bodies, yes ... just not consistently... more like spurts of movement. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aa6fc613-e... Sun, 21 Feb 2016 06:13:14 EST what would you do? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6100854 what would you do? <BR> <BR> Facts: <BR> My neighbor has two dogs.... <em>200</em> <em>338</em> <BR> 2 parent family, and 5 kids. <BR> love the dogs <BR> but <BR> <BR> the dogs live OUTSIDE 98% of the time... no matter the weather... once in a while they are brought inside the house. <BR> <BR> one dog weight MAYBE 7 or 8 lbs.... its like picking up a loaf bread.. no joke... tiny dog <BR> the other dog maybe 25 or 28 lbs... medium size dog <BR> <BR> fact = some people feel tha... Sat, 20 Feb 2016 21:50:36 EST . http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6096980 . Tue, 16 Feb 2016 00:49:50 EST