TEDYBEAR2838's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=TEDYBEAR2838 TEDYBEAR2838'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/ 4/2/15 Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5904395 4/2/15 Thursday <BR> <BR> walking: <BR> today 9,167 steps <BR> Wed 10,204 <BR> Tue 8,920 <BR> Mon 10,604 <BR> Sun 10,502 <BR> Sat 9,376 <BR> Fri 10,483 <BR> <BR> kept up with walking just fine, <BR> <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> Eating is another story. Gained 6 pounds <BR> by NOT writing everything down and eating <BR> with abandon. If I wanted it and it was in sight <BR> I ate it. Even went out for stuff I did not need. <BR> The emotional side caught up with me. <BR> <BR> Back to ea... Thu, 2 Apr 2015 20:02:23 EST 3/30/15 Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5902586 3/30/15 Monday <BR> <BR> Cleared my 10,000 + Steps today <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> Stayed within my calorie limits <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> Talked with my brother. He's talking about putting <BR> in his garden after his knees are replaced. Not much <BR> to hold him down. Looking forward to going home, <BR> getting the knees replaced and getting on with life. <BR> Everyone at the Rehab loves him. Said he's the nicest <BR> person there & has the most visitors. He gets lots of <BR... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:45:36 EST 3/28/15 Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5901362 3/28/15 Saturday <BR> <BR> Maintained my eating goals today, <BR> although my choices could have <BR> been better. <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> CALORIES 1514 {1300 - 1700 GOAL } <BR> CARBS 203 {163 - 213 GOAL } <BR> FAT 54 {43-57 GOAL } <BR> PROTEIN 73 {65-85 GOAL} <BR> FIBER 26 {25-35 GOAL} <BR> <BR> Got in 9,400 steps today. Not quite <BR> the 10,000 I was looking for but I did <BR> have a good distraction & lost most of the <BR> morning, but visiting with old friends is <B... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 20:42:52 EST 3/27/15 Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5900830 3/27/15 Friday <BR> <BR> Is it Friday already! <BR> <BR> <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> Talked with my brother, he sounds really <BR> good. I'm glad he's taking things so well. <BR> But, he always has. <BR> <BR> Only went over my calorie limit by 102 <BR> calories today. Not a problem for sure! <BR> <BR> 10,447 steps so far with 4.70 miles walked. <BR> <BR> Again <em>248</em> <BR> A few more steps to go before bedtime. <BR> <BR> Well, that's all folks! <BR> <BR> Enjoy your weekend! Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:05:30 EST 3/26/15 Building Blocks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5900301 3/26/15 Building Blocks <BR> <BR> Building one day onto the next. <BR> <BR> My nutrition for the day: <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> CALORIES 1227 {1300 - 1700 GOAL } <BR> CARBS 139 {163 - 213 GOAL } <BR> FAT 47 {43-57 GOAL } <BR> PROTEIN 49 {65-85 GOAL} <BR> FIBER 16 {25-35 GOAL} <BR> <BR> I am really concentrating on keeping all the <BR> areas I am watching, in check <BR> <BR> <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> <em>311</em> got over 10,194 steps <em>311</em> <BR> <BR> Ta... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:21:58 EST March 25, 2015 Another good day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5899718 March 25, 2015 <BR> <BR> It was another good day. <BR> <BR> Got in 12,148 steps today for 5.44 miles <BR> <BR> Ate well as follows: <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> CALORIES 1372 {1300 - 1700 GOAL } <BR> CARBS 151 {163 - 213 GOAL } <BR> FAT 58 {43-57 GOAL } <BR> PROTEIN 76 {65-85 GOAL} <BR> FIBER 25 {25-35 GOAL} <BR> <BR> Prepared some food for the next few days. <BR> Had lots of veggies. <BR> Made healthy food choices. <BR> <BR> <em>248</em> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 22:26:24 EST 3/24/15 Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5898979 3/24/15 Tuesday <BR> <BR> Had a good day. <BR> <BR> Stayed in middle of calorie range. <BR> <BR> Walked over 11,000 steps, roughly 5 miles <BR> or more. <BR> <BR> Going to call my brother shortly. Sent him off <BR> 5 pair of jogging pants, with the elastic drawstring <BR> waist so he can get dressed easier. <BR> <BR> Will report tomorrow how things are going. <BR> <BR> Take care, hope you are all having a great week! Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:20:02 EST Monday 3/23/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5898405 Monday 3/23/15 <BR> <BR> I was away from Thurs till Late Sunday afternoon. <BR> Drove to my GF's in GA. It was a 5.5 hour trip that <BR> takes me about 8 hours with my back and having to <BR> take a lot of breaks & walk & stretch. Quite painful <BR> on the way up but much better on the way home. <BR> That is a good thing. <BR> <BR> My brother continues to improve and is learning how <BR> to get from wheel chair to toilet & other things. He'll <BR> be there 2-3 weeks, then home to continue... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:43:08 EST Wednesday 3/18/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5895512 Wednesday 3/18/15 <BR> <BR> Thank you for praying for my Brother, Bucky. <BR> <BR> He's doing so much better. He had a stress test <BR> today and did great. They plan to put in a mesh <BR> at the lower part of the spine to keep any clots <BR> that break loose from his legs, from going to <BR> his lungs, heart, brain etc. <BR> <BR> Then if all goes well, to rehab in a few days to <BR> build up strength in his legs. He still can't walk <BR> with his knees being shot. He's a great guy an... Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:18:21 EST 3/17/15 Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5894904 3/17/15 Tuesday <BR> <BR> Stayed in calorie range. <BR> <BR> Walked over 7,000 steps. <BR> <BR> Have visitors from SC, spent 3-4 hours <BR> with them this evening. Will have breakfast <BR> with them tomorrow, then they will come <BR> over for a few hours. <BR> <BR> Had a good visit. <BR> <BR> Very tired, night all Tue, 17 Mar 2015 22:29:44 EST 3/16/15 Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5894210 3/16/15 Monday <BR> <BR> Thank you, just talked to my brother Bucky. <BR> he sounds good. The doctors are trying <BR> to work up a plan. So much to take care of. <BR> Prayers ....THANK YOU! <BR> <BR> Stayed at top of calorie range. <BR> YEA! <BR> <BR> Doing great on my walking. <BR> <BR> 3/4 ----- 10,286 <BR> 3/5 ----- 10,591 <BR> 3/6 ----- 11,072 <BR> 3/7 ----- 10,664 <BR> 3/8 ----- 11,425 <BR> They I got sick..slacked off. <BR> 3/11 ----- 5980 <BR> 3/12 ----- 7,53... Mon, 16 Mar 2015 20:54:29 EST Sunday 3/15/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5893443 Sunday 3/15/15 <BR> <BR> Hi Everyone, <BR> <BR> Just wanted to check in. Yesterday was crazy. <BR> My brother was taken to the hospital. He had fallen <BR> and could not get up. His son & neighbor took him. <BR> <BR> He has terrible knees & blood clots in one leg, which <BR> he's had for over 30 yrs. Anyway he can't put any weight <BR> on his legs. He has an infection in his leg also. <BR> <BR> Please pray for him, his name is Bucky. Sweetest man you <BR> ever want to know. He wou... Sun, 15 Mar 2015 16:41:42 EST 3/12/15 Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5891893 3/12/15 Thursday <BR> <BR> Hi everyone, <BR> <BR> It was a good day. Not as tired. <BR> Did do a lot of running around but took <BR> my time, so it took longer. <BR> <BR> Unfortunately the stores are COLD. Wish <BR> I had taken my sweater in with me. <BR> Grocery stores by the coolers are the worst! <BR> Coughing a lot today. <BR> <BR> Slept well till about 4AM. That was a good thing. <BR> Then 2 hours of coughing. Anyone with a good home <BR> remedy. Honey does not seem to do it? <BR... Thu, 12 Mar 2015 19:52:24 EST 3/11/15 Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5891361 3/11/15 Wednesday <BR> <BR> Thank you all for your prayers & good wishes. <BR> Today was a good day, but very tired. <BR> <BR> Heart is OK but the coughing & not sleeping <BR> well at night because of it. <BR> <BR> Honey did not seem to work in the middle of the <BR> night. <BR> I had some flavored vinegar from a specialty shop <BR> in town & mixed some with water & I think that <BR> did the trick. I will check it out again tonight <BR> if I get that tickle. <BR> <BR> I did take a... Wed, 11 Mar 2015 21:29:20 EST 3/9/15 ER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5890138 Spent several hours in ER tonight. <BR> Home now. <BR> Heart palpitations. <BR> heart is fine. <BR> calmed down after meds. <BR> Most likely the medication taking for <BR> cold had a lot of caffeine in & other <BR> caffeine. <BR> Feel not the greatest going to bed. <BR> See you all tomorrow. <BR> Prayers would be appreciated. Mon, 9 Mar 2015 21:50:37 EST 3/9/15 I was right http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889669 3/9/15 I was right <BR> <BR> I was right. Sore throat worse, very tired. <BR> Just want to go back to bed. <BR> Will head to Walmart to get some supplies. <BR> <BR> I have 3 drives this week, so pray I am well enough <BR> to do them. The 5AM drive tomorrow will be a hard <BR> one, not feeling well. <BR> <BR> Doubt will get all my steps in today. I was doing so well, <BR> but will walk when I can. <BR> <BR> You all take care and let's pray this does not last long. <BR> <BR> Mon, 9 Mar 2015 08:04:38 EST 3/8/15 Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889500 3/8/15 Sunday <BR> <BR> Day 5, over 10,000 steps. <BR> Actually went over 11,000. YES! <BR> <BR> Ate poorly, maybe 200-300 over my <BR> limit. Not good, but it is what it is. <BR> <BR> On to a better tomorrow. <BR> <BR> I been SO TIRED ALL DAY! <BR> Feel like I"m coming down with a cold. <BR> <BR> Going to get some rest. <BR> Took 2 naps. <BR> <BR> Hope you all had a great day! Sun, 8 Mar 2015 21:41:12 EST 3/7/15 Saturday SET YOUR CLOCKS AHEAD.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5888910 3/7/15 Saturday <BR> <BR> Day 4 with over 10,000 steps !!!! <BR> NOt sure how long I can keep this up but it <BR> feels so good! <BR> <BR> I think I overate today, but that is OK. <BR> <BR> Back to normal tomorrow. <BR> <BR> Church was Awesome tonight! <BR> I always enjoy it. <BR> SUch practical advice on how to live our <BR> everyday lives. <BR> <BR> Took the sheets of the bed, washed, dried & <BR> put back on, well, almost put back on. 1/2 <BR> anyway. The rest before I go to bed. <... Sat, 7 Mar 2015 21:06:13 EST 3/6/15 Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5888375 3/6/15 Friday <BR> <BR> Got in over 10,000 steps 3 days in a row. <BR> Maybe I should see how long I can do this? <BR> It's takes a lot of effort on my part! <BR> <BR> These are the days I went over 10,000 steps <BR> since August 2014. <BR> I keep track every day and write it down. <BR> <BR> 8/11/2014 <BR> 9/2/2014 <BR> 9/27/2014 <BR> 10/5/2014 <BR> 10/10/2014 <BR> 10/13/2014 <BR> 10/26/2014 <BR> 10/27/2014 <BR> 2/14/2015 <BR> 3/4/2015 <BR> 3/5/2015 <BR> 3/6/2015 <BR> <BR> 7/23/14 I did ... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 22:00:29 EST 3/5/15 Good Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5887779 3/5/15 Good Day <BR> <BR> It was a good day. Got in over 10,000 steps 2 days <BR> in a Row. I think that is a 1st! <BR> <BR> Ate below my calorie range. Ate good foods. <BR> <BR> 80 degrees here at 6PM. WOW, from cold, damp, <BR> miserable last week to this! <BR> <BR> Anyway, it's supposed to cool down starting now. NOt <BR> sure to what, didn't hear that. <BR> <BR> Night All Thu, 5 Mar 2015 21:41:07 EST Sat 2/28/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5884462 Sat 2/28/15 <BR> <BR> About 200 calories over limit today, but that' again is OK. <BR> My calorie top is a bit low anyway. <BR> <BR> Most days I get in at least 6000-7000 steps. GOt in lots today. <BR> <BR> Have a great weekend! <BR> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:52:27 EST 2/27 Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5883924 2/27 Friday <BR> <BR> Met my GF for lunch at Squid Lips. Great fish sandwich, <BR> although fried on a Large bun. YUM. French fries & their <BR> famous fried onion rings. <BR> <BR> Had a tiny breakfast so was prepared. <BR> <BR> Ate a bit too much for dinner, even though cereal/granola. <BR> <BR> So about 230 calories over for the day, which is ok. <BR> <BR> Got in lots of exercise. <BR> <BR> take care have a great weekend! Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:45:41 EST 2/26/15 Thurs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5883333 2/26/15 Thurs <BR> <BR> Keeping it short for a while. <BR> <BR> Did the Golden Coral. BD gathering for a friend.Planned ahead of time. <BR> Light breakfast. No dinner.. as it was 4pm when we <BR> got there for a late lunch/early dinner. I ate more than <BR> I normally would at a regular meal but it's planned and I'm way <BR> under budget for food. <BR> <BR> YEA ME! <BR> <BR> 8300 + steps <BR> <BR> <BR> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:39:55 EST 2/25/15 Stayed in Calorie range http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5882771 Stayed in my calorie range today. <BR> <BR> Arm somewhat better after the shot on Monday. <BR> I can do more and move it further. Still painful <BR> after a point. But things take time. GOt exercises <BR> to do, which I'm doing. <BR> <BR> Haven't gained weight. which is a good thing. <BR> WOrking at eating better, it's going well. <BR> <BR> Had a very busy day. Calling it a day. <BR> <BR> Night All Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:17:10 EST 2/22 Sun http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5880786 2/22/15 Sun <BR> Another day staying on program with food. <BR> YEA ME! <BR> <BR> Happy upcoming week. Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:46:29 EST 2/21 Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5880177 Had a good few days. watched what I ate. <BR> Staying in my calorie range. <BR> Happy about that. <BR> Having a lot of shoulder pain, for which I have <BR> an appointment on Monday so say a prayer for me. <BR> <BR> Thanks, have a great safe weekend. <BR> Stay warm Sat, 21 Feb 2015 21:59:41 EST 2/15/15 Good Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5876353 2/15/15 Good Day <BR> <BR> I had a good day. <BR> <BR> Went to Walmart for a few minutes. <BR> Bought some fresh strawberries which I <BR> have been enjoying during the day. <BR> <BR> Ate on program. Makes me smile to <BR> realize I did it again! <BR> <BR> Praying that those in the snowy parts of <BR> the country are warm & safe. <BR> <BR> Take care, <BR> Eat on Purpose. <BR> <BR> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 19:48:54 EST 2/14/15 Back on track http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5875849 2/14/15 Back on track <BR> <BR> Down 3 pounds. Getting right back on the horse <BR> really helps! <BR> <BR> It was a good day. Stayed in calorie range. <BR> <BR> Feel good tonight. <BR> <BR> Fell yesterday at a yard sale on cement floor. <BR> Hurting more places than I can count, but no <BR> broken bones, etc. Was so worried about my <BR> sciatica. Sometimes it takes a few day to get <BR> all the hurt coming out. Le't s hope that is not the <BR> case here. <BR> <BR> My left shoulder ... Sat, 14 Feb 2015 21:20:31 EST Feb 12, 2015 Again - Brutal Honesty. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874684 Feb 12/15 <BR> I have gained 8 pounds since the 4th of Feb. <BR> Is that possible. out of control for a few day <BR> and THIS happens. That's a pound a day. I <BR> got out of control and that was it. I know we <BR> all been there done that, but I'm just tired of <BR> it! <BR> <BR> I got to claim it, admit it and NOT hide it. SO easy <BR> to want to do this so no one will have to know. <BR> But I know... isn't that the worst one ...? <BR> <BR> Well, with your help, lots of prayer & get... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:03:32 EST 2/8/15 Great Day! Can't keep a good girl down http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5872075 2/8/15 Great Day! Can't keep a good girl down. <BR> <BR> Back on track, never really left, just took a side <BR> tour. <BR> Buckled down <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> <BR> CALORIES 1393 {1230-1580 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 172 {154-198 GOAL } <BR> <BR> FAT 67 {41-53 GOAL } <BR> <BR> PROTEIN 42 {62-79 GOAL} <BR> <BR> FIBER 23 {25-35 GOAL} <BR> <BR> It was a good day, it was hard as I felt hungry <BR> most of the day, but was determined to stop when ... Sun, 8 Feb 2015 20:57:28 EST 2/7/15 today's blog - Brutal Honesty Helps http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5871480 2/7/15 today's blog <BR> Brutal Honesty Helps <BR> Today's totals are not pretty, <BR> they the are liberting. <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> <BR> CALORIES 2488 {1230-1580 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 298 {154-198 GOAL } <BR> <BR> FAT 101 {41-53 GOAL } <BR> <BR> PROTEIN 115 {62-79 GOAL} <BR> <BR> FIBER 25 {25-35 GOAL} <BR> <BR> It is what it is and I basically consciously <BR> decided I wanted to do this. WHy? <BR> that's a whole other question. <BR> <BR> It's calories in / cal... Sat, 7 Feb 2015 21:21:55 EST 2/6/15 Forgot to blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5871088 2/6/15 Forgot to blog <BR> <BR> I was in bed when I remembered I forgot my blog, <BR> but was not about to get back up.. so here is yesterdays: <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> <BR> CALORIES 1472 {1230-1580 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 116 {154-198 GOAL } <BR> <BR> FAT 50 {41-53 GOAL } <BR> <BR> PROTEIN 42 {62-79 GOAL} <BR> <BR> FIBER 12 {25-35 GOAL} <BR> Sat, 7 Feb 2015 08:16:41 EST 2/4/15 Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5869681 2/4/15 Wednesday <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> <BR> CALORIES 1371 {1230-1580 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 124 {154-198 GOAL } <BR> <BR> FAT 65 {41-53 GOAL } <BR> <BR> PROTEIN 74 {62-79 GOAL} <BR> <BR> FIBER 19 {25-35 GOAL} <BR> <BR> Great totals, sticking to plan. <BR> Enjoy my choices. <BR> <BR> I know we can ALL DO IT! <BR> It just takes <BR> Gotta-Wanna-Do-It <BR> <BR> Wed, 4 Feb 2015 22:04:59 EST 2/3/15 Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5868893 2/3/15 Tuesday <BR> <BR> Another good day. <BR> Stayed in my calorie range. <BR> Most days my fats are high, <BR> but many of them are from nuts & <BR> stuff like that. <BR> <BR> See how it goes for a while. <BR> Might have to cut back. <BR> <BR> Stats for today: <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> <BR> CALORIES 1437 {1230-1580 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 156 {154-198 GOAL } <BR> <BR> FAT 75 {41-53 GOAL } <BR> <BR> PROTEIN 69 {62-79 GOAL} <BR> <BR> FIBER 26 {25-35 GOAL} <BR> <BR>... Tue, 3 Feb 2015 19:26:10 EST 2/2/15 Great Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5868214 2/2/15 Great Day! <BR> <BR> Again on program: <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> <BR> CALORIES 1167 {1230-1580 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 140 {154-198 GOAL } <BR> <BR> FAT 42 {41-53 GOAL } <BR> <BR> PROTEIN 75 {62-79 GOAL} <BR> <BR> FIBER 22 {25-35 GOAL} <BR> <BR> Short blog as I have to get up at 5AM <BR> to drive a man to Dialysis. <BR> <BR> More tomorrow. <BR> <BR> Night all. <BR> <BR> Sticking to my program and it feels great. <BR> My body feels smaller, less bloated. <BR>... Mon, 2 Feb 2015 21:27:51 EST 2/1/15 Off to a good month! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5867487 2/1/15 Off to a good month! <BR> <BR> Ok, today was great. On the high end <BR> of my calories, but still in leeway. <BR> Not complaining, I ate very well, <BR> good food. <BR> <BR> My bestest GF from 7th grade on, lives in <BR> MINN was in FL for a week. On the way up from <BR> Miami, they stopped in Cocoa Beach and we got <BR> to spend 5 hours together. <BR> <BR> Have a really nice time catching up. <BR> <BR> We went to dinner. I had 6oz steak, small <BR> baked sweet potato just plain... Sun, 1 Feb 2015 22:23:22 EST 1/31/15 Way out of range.. just 1 day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5866764 1/31/15 Way out of range.. just 1 day! <BR> <BR> Today was a total wash when it comes to food choices <BR> and amounts. <BR> <BR> BUT <BR> <BR> TOMORROW <BR> <BR> back to reality. Went out with my daughter for a girls <BR> day out. We hit <BR> Pennys; Macy's; 3 Wal-Marts; Kohls; 2 Pennys; WOrld Market; <BR> HomeStore; LaneBryant; Old Navy; MIMI's for lunch; <BR> Best Buys; Sports Authority; BedBathBeyond... Needless <BR> to say I was whiped out when I got home at 4:50PM and <BR> chur... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:27:45 EST 1/29/15 Thursday Still on track http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5865505 1/29/15 Thursday Still on track <BR> <BR> Still on track logging my calories and <BR> eating so much better than I have for a long <BR> time. It's been a great January. <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> <BR> CALORIES 1298 {1230-1580 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 127 {154-198 GOAL } <BR> <BR> FAT 74 {41-53 GOAL } <BR> <BR> PROTEIN 60 {62-79 GOAL} <BR> <BR> FIBER 29 {25-35 GOAL} <BR> <BR> I have walked 85 miles so far this month. <BR> That's 2.9 miles per day. I like that. <BR>... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:32:26 EST Wednesday 1/28/15 Another good Day. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5864770 Here it is the 28th of Jan already! <BR> <BR> I had another good day. I'm building one day onto the <BR> next one, which eventually adds up to SUCCESS! <BR> <BR> I am successful. I am strong. I am able to make CONSCIOUS <BR> decision about my food and other areas of my life. <BR> <BR> I can visualize myself at my goal weight. <BR> <BR> I WILL SUCCEED! <BR> <BR> My stats for the day: <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> CALORIES 1251 {1230-1580 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 98 {154-198 GOAL } ... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:24:19 EST 1/27/15 Tuesday....5 days since I checked in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5864049 1/27/15 Tuesday <BR> <BR> It's been a few day since I checked in. <BR> I was away from Friday till afternoon on Monday. <BR> House/Dog sitting and visiting other friends over <BR> night on Fri & Sun. <BR> <BR> It was a great weekend. Love the little dog I sit for. <BR> He's 3 and such a fun loving one. <BR> <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> <BR> CALORIES 1424 {1230-1580 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 160 {154-198 GOAL } <BR> <BR> FAT 60 {41-53 GOAL } <BR> <BR> PROTEIN 77 {62-79 GOAL} <B... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:53:08 EST 1/22/15 Checking In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5860550 1/22/15 Checking in & signing off for the night. <BR> <BR> It was a good day. Was home almost all day. Did <BR> a few short errands but that was it. <BR> <BR> Here are my stats for the day: <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> <BR> CALORIES 1490 {1230-1580 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 208 {154-198 GOAL } <BR> <BR> FAT 45 {41-53 GOAL } <BR> <BR> PROTEIN 81 {62-79 GOAL} <BR> <BR> FIBER 26 {25-35 GOAL} <BR> <BR> I also got in 7367 steps for 3.28 miles. <BR> <BR> I try to get over... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:06:34 EST 1/21/15 Another good day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5859858 Food Stats: <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> <BR> CALORIES 1272 {1230-1580 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 115 {154-198 GOAL } <BR> <BR> FAT 65 {41-53 GOAL } <BR> <BR> PROTEIN 84 {62-79 GOAL} <BR> <BR> FIBER 20 {25-35 GOAL} <BR> <BR> Very pleased with my progress. Staying accountable. <BR> Working my program & making the best choices <BR> under the circumstances. <BR> <BR> Weight is coming down slowly, but I can see physical <BR> changes & I like that. <BR> <BR> Hope you are all ... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:34:57 EST 1/20/15 Good day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5858968 It was a good day <BR> <BR> My food was on the low side, so that is a nice thing. Still <BR> have a small snack to go. I think I'll make my fruit smoothie <BR> mix tonight. <BR> <BR> Here is the sweet potato I made for the next 4 days. <BR> I washed, scored on 4 sides, wrapped in wet paper towel <BR> & put in the microwave for 13 min. Then let it sit in there <BR> when done for about 20 min. <BR> <BR> This one was 2 pounds. $ .58 a pound <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkp... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:10:36 EST 1/19/15 Checking in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5858215 Ate VERY WELL! <BR> Enjoyed my food. <BR> Was not hungry. <BR> <BR> Stats for today: <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> <BR> CALORIES 1274 {1230-1580 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 176 {154-198 GOAL } <BR> <BR> FAT 43 {41-53 GOAL } <BR> <BR> PROTEIN 50 {62-79 GOAL} <BR> <BR> FIBER 25 {25-35 GOAL} <BR> <BR> It's been a good day. Made myself go back to the mall. <BR> Was a bit apprehensive, just a bit, but was find. I walked <BR> the entire mall & stopped to talk to the folks at our... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 20:01:55 EST 1/18/15 Blog 4 - last one http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5857445 My totals for eating today: <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> <BR> CALORIES 1293 {1230-1580 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 152 {154-198 GOAL } <BR> <BR> FAT 43 {41-53 GOAL } <BR> <BR> PROTEIN 81 {62-79 GOAL} <BR> <BR> FIBER 18 {25-35 GOAL} <BR> <BR> Fantastic Day! <BR> Feels Great! <BR> <BR> <em>248</em> <BR> Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:45:50 EST 1/18/14 Blog #3 - Lunch Goals Met! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5857127 LUNCH GOALS & ACTUAL <BR> <BR> CALORIES 330 {308-395 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 32 {38-49 GOAL } <BR> <BR> FAT 14 {10-13 GOAL } <BR> <BR> PROTEIN 24 {15-20 GOAL} <BR> <BR> FIBER 7 {6-9 GOAL} <BR> <BR> just sharing my goals for today. <BR> <BR> loving it! <BR> <BR> lunch <em>248</em> <BR> Sun, 18 Jan 2015 12:42:18 EST 1/18/15 Blog 2 - Breakfast goals! Right ON! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5856991 Here are my totals for breakfast. <BR> Just got back from a 1.4 mile walk. <BR> <BR> BREAKFAST GOALS & ACTUAL <BR> <BR> CALORIES 305 {308-395 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 38 {38-49 GOAL } <BR> <BR> FAT 11 {10-13 GOAL } <BR> <BR> PROTEIN 12 {15-20 GOAL} <BR> <BR> FIBER 1 {6-9 GOAL} <BR> <BR> On track, plan to keep it that way. <BR> <BR> The food tracker is a really great tool <BR> If you don't use it, give it a try. Once you <BR> get the hang of it, you can learn to add... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 09:48:13 EST 1/18/15 Saturday Most Scary Day in My Life--so far. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5856935 Many of you heard about the shooting at the <BR> Melbourne Square Mall, in Melbourne, FL. <BR> <BR> I was at the food court with friends, like most <BR> Saturday mornings. Mall walkers get in at 9AM. <BR> <BR> We were sitting there, chatting as usual. My purse <BR> was laying on the table & I had a cup of Auntie <BR> Ann's Iced coffee in front of me. <BR> <BR> Then it started. We heard a LOUD noise, we all <BR> looked in the direction where the sound came from <BR> and wondered what t... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 08:05:44 EST Jan 16, 2015 Friday Evening http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5856090 It was a good day. Worked from sun up till <BR> about 8PM on Ebay. Listing, etc. It was a <BR> good work day. <BR> <BR> TODAYS TOTALS: <BR> <BR> CALORIES 1575 {1230-1580 GOAL } <BR> <BR> CARBS 226 {154-198 GOAL } <BR> <BR> FAT 53 {41-53 GOAL } <BR> <BR> PROTEIN 64 {62-79 GOAL} <BR> <BR> FIBER 38 {25-35 GOAL} <BR> <BR> I am pleased with my totals. I have been doing <BR> pretty well in these categories. <BR> <BR> Everyone have a wonderful, safe, weekend. <BR> <BR> Make... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 22:19:40 EST Jan 9, 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5850673 Jan 9, 2015 <BR> <BR> A week has gone by in the new year already! <BR> Wow, time flies weather or not you are having <BR> fun. So let's have fun this year. <BR> <BR> Let's put ourselves in overdrive and do something <BR> GOOD FOR US! Good for our Bodies. <BR> Good for the Environment. <BR> Good for Humanity. <BR> <BR> Let's make this a year of stretching ourselves. <BR> <BR> I'm working on doing that. <BR> <BR> Have a Fantastic New Year 2015! <BR> <BR> <em>220</em> Fri, 9 Jan 2015 22:30:27 EST