TANYA210's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=TANYA210 TANYA210'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/ Nibbling http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6323298 Today i am going to start a streak. I nibble while i fix dinner. I need to work on that because i know the calories do add up. On my status i will up date each day my streak. Wed, 1 Mar 2017 08:54:45 EST Three compliments about myself http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6254480 1. Hard working <BR> 2. Kind <BR> 3. Loving Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:14:42 EST Good workout http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6253846 I know I have had a good workout when I am proud of myself for finishing. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:48:21 EST How I feel today. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6243611 1. Motivated <BR> 2. Energetic <BR> 3. Fit <BR> 4. Healthy Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:48:10 EST Things I have done well this past week. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6217235 1. I am eating more protein. <BR> <BR> 2.logging all food and drink <BR> <BR> 3.exercising everyday Sat, 13 Aug 2016 11:33:30 EST How I am feeling http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6206685 I am feeling motivated. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:21:29 EST How I feel today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6204307 I feel motivated, stronger, energetic, healthier, and happy today. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:37:15 EST Support I recceive http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6199205 My family and friends are very supportive of me on this journey. They encourage me everyday. My best friend is on the same journey too. We send each other our calorie count each night to keep account able. Tue, 12 Jul 2016 11:25:18 EST What healthy means http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6196990 Health means to me my body at its best. Fri, 8 Jul 2016 12:09:11 EST Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6196371 I am good at exercising everyday. I am challenging myself everyday. I am also adding 3 days of easier exercise such as pilates and yoga. I love barre. Thu, 7 Jul 2016 09:43:53 EST Relationship with food http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6195215 My relationship with food is poor. I am addicted to food. I love to eat when I am bored. I need to learn to keep myself busy whe I want to eat and I am not hungry. List of things to do. 1. Read 2. Crochet 3. Take a walk 4. Play active games with the kids 5. Color. Tue, 5 Jul 2016 11:31:25 EST Meals after I workout http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6194071 I like to make me a fruit smoothie after I workout. I use frozen fruit add a little water. This helps me get more fruit in. Sun, 3 Jul 2016 11:27:10 EST Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6193555 I have,been very consistent on my workouts. I also have been more active this week. Sat, 2 Jul 2016 11:37:16 EST Dental work http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5639509 I found out yesterday my gums are getting bad. I am on antibotics and a mouthwash. Tomorrow I go in for a full mouth debridement. I have no idea what lies ahead for any more treatments. I am so nervous from what I have researched they will clean my gums and teeth real well which will make my gums sore to help get rid of buildup and hopefully the swelling. Then check the pockets to see if my roots have separated from my gums. The do a procedure to fix that and if that doesn't work then I have... Tue, 4 Mar 2014 12:18:51 EST Zumba http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5589224 I am wanting to add zumba to my workouts. I have been looking at Zumba Exhilerate. Has anyone done this one? Any recommendations on zumba dvds? Fri, 10 Jan 2014 12:50:44 EST Day 7 and 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5459833 Saturday was a good day. one of the best Saturdays that I have had in a long time. I ate well and watched my portions. Yesterday I did splurge alittle. I splurge a little on Sundays. We usually have a big family breakfast and a dinner. I did use portion control. I am finding out that for me is to not deny my craving and eat alittle bit of it so I don't binge eat later. Today I want to continue on my portion control. Mon, 19 Aug 2013 11:38:04 EST Day 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5458024 Today is my test. I seem to really struggle on my eating on the weekends. I have a food plan and workout plan so hopefully today will run smoothier. I have already worked out. Tonight I have planned a sunset walk. I will blog tomorrow on how I do. Sat, 17 Aug 2013 12:01:41 EST Day 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5457200 I did well yesterday. I did throw away the corn bread breading. Yea me! My true test comes tomorrow. I always lose focus on the weekends. I am going to try so hard. Today I really don't have anything testing me. I did do my workout this morning and tonight I am going to do a power walk. Fri, 16 Aug 2013 12:29:38 EST Day 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5456164 Yesterday was a little off. I was wanting peanut butter so I put some on some bread and ate alittle too much. Then I had some m&ms. I know I will do that time to time so I am not beating myself up over it. <BR> <BR> Today I want to focus on more portion control. I will weigh and measure everything. My true test will come tonight at dinner. My 3 year old doesn't like the corn breading around corn dogs. So I tend to take it off and eat it. Tonight I want to throw it away. I will report on how ... Thu, 15 Aug 2013 12:52:54 EST Day 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5455057 Yesterday was a good day. Instead of a regular burger I had a turkey burger no bread. A small victory for me. I was active. I got 11000 steps yesterday on top of my regular workout. So I am getting more motivated day by day. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:23:57 EST Back on Track day 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5453878 Yesterday went very well on eating. I did have a few nibbles of some things but al and all a good day. Baby steps. I did get 2 workouts in yesterday so my exercise is right on track. This morning I got up early to do my workout since I am baby sitting today. Today my focus is on again no mindless eating. I will keep busy just like yesterday late afternoon. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:15:33 EST Getting back on track Day 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5452802 I have had a hard time getting back on track since vacation in June. Today I an determined to get my focus back. I will blog everyday on my progress. Today I am focusing on my mindless eating. I am snacking way too much late afternoon. I am going to stay busy in the afternoon so I don't eat. I will save my house cleaning for that time. I will be more honest with my food tracking. Let see what happens. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:03:35 EST Sunscreen http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5417739 I need some suggestions on a good sunscreen. We have a pool now and the kids are in it off and on all day. I am looking for a sunscreen that is good for in and out of the pool, easy apply, and good on wet or dry skin. It needs to be a high spf. Any ideas? Thu, 11 Jul 2013 10:52:29 EST How the holiday season is going http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5166615 I have done very well on my eating and exercising this season. I have learned so much from sp that has helped me not over do it and I am seeing that I am maintaining well. The support on here has been instrumental in me maintaing. We have gone through alot of money issues and I have not turned to food. I am turning to exercise and yoga to help get me through. I thank everyone for all their support it has helped so much. Fri, 14 Dec 2012 15:47:47 EST I don't know how much more i can take http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5001900 I don't know how much I can stay in this marriage. My husband has such a temper that he hits things and breaks it or pput holes in it. We had a argument last week over a silly thing and he calls me stupid and today I just said I don't want to go bowling because I habe too much laundry to do and potty training and he flew off the handle hit the table nearly spilling hot coffee on me and saying he doesn't care if it burned me and continues to yell at me and tell the kids it is my fault we are n... Sun, 5 Aug 2012 12:17:35 EST New Puppy potty training ideas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4749404 Our hamister died on sunday so we went to the pet store to buy another one but ended up adopting a dauchsaud. He is 10 weeks old we think. I read they are hard to potty train. Yesterday he made 5 messes in the house. Two right after I took him out side. We don't hace a fence so I have to take him out myself. Does anyone have any tips on house breaking him. It has been 15 years since I have had a puppy and I forgot what it was like. Tue, 21 Feb 2012 11:34:16 EST Wanting to make a major change http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4317749 Last week we went to sourthern CA. My husbands grandmother lives there. We loved the area. It is only 45 minutes from the beach, 1 hour from Disneyland, and 1 and half hours from LA. The weater was wonderful. So much better than this heat. <BR> <BR> We want to move there to near his grandmother. The problem is I don't know how my mom and dad will take it if we move in a couple of years. I am the only child and they are getting older. My kids are their world. For the last 16 years it has bee... Thu, 23 Jun 2011 12:02:35 EST Getting back my focus http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3611184 I am getting bsck my focus. I have had a tough few weeks. I was dealing with a problem that kept me stressed in turn I stopped exercising and eating right. Now the problem has been solved so now I am starting over and determined to lose this weight. The problem I had taught me 2 things. <BR> <BR> 1. Never say we would never do something until you are faced with it. <BR> <BR> 2. I need to stop closing up when I have problems and let people in. I need to learn to turn to positive things to h... Mon, 6 Sep 2010 10:28:56 EST Getting no support from DH http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3233169 I am an emtional eater and my DH doesn to seem to care. Since I had Matthew I have been struggling with food. my DH stasrted a new job and is barely home and when he is he ignores us so I am lonely and turn to food. I don't sleep much because having a bsby around and so I turn to food. My DH only helps me when it suits him which is not much. I have asked for him to listen and support me but he really does not care. I need the junk food out of here and healthier food here and I have told him ... Sat, 15 May 2010 18:55:23 EST Pictures of the newest member http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3201331 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l69275890.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l522156704.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/6/l462784762.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Matthew David Thu, 6 May 2010 12:03:52 EST Bouncing back http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3118475 Today is the start of my exercise program and eating better. I am ready to get my body back from having a baby. I have 43 pounds to lose. I have done it before so I know I can do this again. It took me several weeks to get motivated to do this and all of the sudden I wake up and I said this is the day. I am very excited to get back into the swing of things. Wed, 14 Apr 2010 11:47:49 EST Time for myself http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2644091 Last night my mom had both of my kids. I took a warm bath and read a book. I don't get to do that when my kids are here because my son keeps going in and out and when I lock the door he just bangs on the door. My husband is not much help he just ignores it and watchs tv even though he says go take a bath I will take care of the kids. That is the one thing I enjoy at least until I get so big and can't get in out of the tub in a couple of months. <BR> <BR> Sat, 19 Dec 2009 10:53:37 EST Things are getting better http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2639827 IMy cold is gone. I have started exercising again, I am doing yoga this week and next week I will add cardio. <BR> <BR> I am carrying this baby high and he is pushing on my lungs which makes me lose my breath more. Now I have a stuffy nose constantly which is part of it. Nothing seems to help. I am looking for natural rememdies that might help a little. <BR> <BR> No decsion on the trucking job yet. we do know he won't leave for school until Jan 11. So maybe a local job will come about, if... Thu, 17 Dec 2009 09:06:04 EST Update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2622073 My husband talkrd to someone with unemployment yesterday. He told him his side and they actually listened. I am so shocked. We got the money and now can pay our house payment for one more month. <BR> <BR> Now we have a big decsion to make. Stevens Transport will hire him. He has to go to school in Dallas for 3 weeks right after Christmas. Then he has his CDL and will drive for them. He will based locally. The problem is they cannot guantee that he will be here for the birth of the baby. I h... Wed, 9 Dec 2009 12:39:05 EST I am fed up http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2619292 Everytime things start to get better something hits us. Now unemployment may deny us all because he turned down a 10 hour a week job. It was a seasona; job and it would not have given us any money. It would have cost us more money in gas so there was no point. We live 45 minutes from the job so we would have lost money. But they don't care. It is another attempt for the government to get out of helping when you need it. He is still looking hard but there is nothing. I try to keep the faith b... Tue, 8 Dec 2009 11:50:21 EST I am having a boy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2585788 We are having a boy. His name will be Matthew David. He weighs 12 ozs and is measuring great. He is healthy. <BR> <BR> The unemployment came through. So now we have some breathing room. Tue, 24 Nov 2009 12:15:31 EST Still no job http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2568412 Mu husband is still nlooking. Nothing yet. This morning he went a job fair so hopefully something will come from that. He is still working on the trucking thing. <BR> <BR> We got on food stamps last friday so some pressure has been lifted off. We are still waiting on unemployment benefits. It has been three weeks nsince he applies so I hope we hear something soon. <BR> <BR> We put out our christmas tree this weekend because we could use some christmas cheer. The kids are excited. One week ... Tue, 17 Nov 2009 10:33:34 EST Update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2546720 My husband is still looking for a job. He has a interview with Sears today. He is also looking into getting his CDL. That has been his dream to drive a truck. He found a company that will give paid training to get it but it is in Dallas. Being an OTR driver would be hard because he wouldn't be home very much. I am also worried that he may not be here for the birth of his last child. It is dream and I am supporting him but I have reservations. <BR> <BR> I have gained 10 pounds from this pre... Mon, 9 Nov 2009 10:47:29 EST Need prayers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2512803 my husband lost his job today. We need prayers that he will find another one soon. I am so scared of what will happen. Tue, 27 Oct 2009 15:45:30 EST update on things http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2511833 I had another UTI. They put me on the right meds this time so it feels like it is clearing up. When i have my prenatel visit next week I will ask if i need to be on something because this is the second one in a month. <BR> <BR> I am also having my tubes tied when the baby is born. I am nervous about it. Has anyonr done this? <BR> <BR> I am exercising again. I flushed my pediometer down the toilet last week. So this weekend I will buy another one. I worried about the plumbing but so far it h... Tue, 27 Oct 2009 10:18:08 EST Update on my pregnacy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2468786 I have not updated on my pregnacy since I found out. <BR> I started seeing a doctor. I go to a place that has 8 doctors in the group and unfortunately you cannot choose just one to see. They have different schedules so it is see who you can. <BR> <BR> The first trimester is now over. I had morning sickness which is now gone. Then 3 weeks ago I had a severe bladder infection and the baby cut off my bladder. It has been a week since things have cleared up and so far I go can go to the bsthroo... Sat, 10 Oct 2009 20:03:04 EST I just want to be normal again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2422797 This all first started on saturday. We went to the fair parade and two hours later I thought I had a bladder infection. A few hours later it got worse. In fact i started cramping so we went to the er. The baby is fine but my bladder is not draining completely. At first they say it is dehydration so they relase me. An hour later it started again. I need to go to the bathroon but nothing will come out. I called the ob who saw me and she said she hade no idea what was wrong because everything wa... Wed, 23 Sep 2009 11:53:10 EST married 14 years http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2382447 I can't believe that I have been married for 14 years today. I still remember my wedding day like it was yesterday. I have been so lucky to have a great husband. He loves me so much no matter what. The greatest thing he does is work two jobs so I can stay home with my kids. I am truely bessed. <BR> Tue, 8 Sep 2009 11:00:53 EST I am tired of this morning sickness http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2376157 I am having morning sickness and it is getting to me. I hd with my other two pregnancies so I should be used to it, but is no fun. I really don't make a good pregnant person. I found some Preggie Pop Drops and they help. <BR> <BR> On top of that I have the blahs. I should snap out of it in a few weeks when my second trimester starts. I just have to work through it. The joys of bring ing a new life into this world. I know it will all be worth it when I hold my baby for the first time. I coul... Sat, 5 Sep 2009 18:31:54 EST 10000 steps weekend challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2337621 Where I want to be by January, I really can't set a weight loss goal since I will be gaining baby weight. My goal for the whole pregancy is no more that 25 pounds. I am setting a goal of no more than a half a pound to a pound a week. I won't start the weight gain until late nov or dec. I will control my eating. I will not have tne mindset of eating for two. I will eat lots of friut and veggies and when I have a craving something sweet I will grab some fruit. I will limit myself to one caffeni... Sat, 22 Aug 2009 20:59:08 EST Trying not to worry http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2312219 I am a few days late and I am alittle worried about this. Last month I was a week early. I have been on a new birth control pill for a year and it took about 6 months for body to get used to it. I have started working out harder to lose the last 10 pounds so I don't know if that is affecting my body. I am not showing my normal signs of being pregnant so I am trying not to worry but it is hard because it is the last thing we need. I have no health inbsurance, I know I can get on Medicaid but ... Thu, 13 Aug 2009 10:48:35 EST Having problems with my son http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2296523 My 3 year old son has been potty trained for about 3 or 4 months now. He doesn't wet his pants at all even at night. Niw I am trying to teach him to go standing up, and he doesn't want to. His daddy has shown him how, we have put cheerios in there for a target and all he does is scream and cry. I have explained to him that boys go standing up but that has not helpled. How do I get him to go standing up? Help! Fri, 7 Aug 2009 17:53:47 EST I am going to be in Control http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2255866 I have decided that I am ging to be in cintrol of my eating. I did it before I can do it now. I will plan a healthy snack and then if I crave a sweet I will take on small bite and do something productive. I can read, do my cross stitch, dance around, and spark. I have to be positive about this, and I am praying to good to give me the strentgh each day to stay in control. Thanks for the support yesterday. <BR> <BR> Fri, 24 Jul 2009 10:56:17 EST I can not stop the munchies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2252833 I wake each morning and say ok today I will eat this and I write it down. I do good in the morning but around 2:00 in the afternoon I want to eat. I am trying to keep myself busy by reading or doing a hobby but i still eat when I am not hungry. I don't understand way this happening. I need some motivation to not to pick up that cookie calling my name. Help! Thu, 23 Jul 2009 10:25:34 EST Finding a first pet http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2209373 We want to get our 8 year old daughter a pet. We were thinking of a hamister or guinea pig. I have done some research on the internet but still not sure which one. I have told her it will be her responsibilty to take care of it and I will help. Has anyone ever had one of these pets and which is recommended for her age? <BR> Tue, 7 Jul 2009 10:55:58 EST