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Cool Summer Days
Saturday, August 01, 2009      4 comments

This has been the strangest summer. Unseasonably cool. I guess I like it. If it is too hot, I would be in the A/C. I can get out and go. Knees are acting up, so I may not choose walking. At least not alone. Hoping that 20 minutes o... Read more
Challenges Eating Out on the Cheap
Friday, July 31, 2009      3 comments

I have read a lot of spark articles about eating out. Supposedly it is more doable than what it is for me. Yesterday, I needed to eat something convenient that I could consume while driving. Choices were Taco Bell, KFC, Hardees, and McD... Read more
Losing Vacation Weight
Saturday, July 25, 2009      2 comments

I haven't had the best week following my calories and sodium goal. I was surprised this morning to find that I have lost all of my vacation weight and can say I have lost 20 pounds again. When I weighed in, I got a pop-up from spark people t... Read more
Menu this week.
Monday, July 20, 2009      1 comments

Last evening I looked closely at the spark meal plan. I had tried to follow it before, but was frustated by it. It could be that I am a lot more adept at using the function, or perhaps Spark People has upgraded it some. I eat a lot more of t... Read more
Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity Jig!
Monday, July 13, 2009      3 comments

Left town on July1st with a weight of 182. returned last evening on 12th day with a 9 p.m. weight of 190.2. If my calculations are correct, I had in excess of 6000 mg of sodium yesterday. This morning wt = 187.2#. Today's Goals: To... Read more
Vacation Begins
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      1 comments

Leaving town for two weeks. Will be celebrating Independence Day with family. Will try to stay in control of my nutrition. Will try to include exercise. Will enjoy!... Read more
Set Point Theory
Saturday, June 27, 2009      1 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/motivation_articles.a
sp?id=725&page=6 the link is to a rather long article by Coach Dean. But it is worth a read. The link may open at the page where he discusses the Set Point Theory. T... Read more
You do have time to exercise.
Thursday, June 25, 2009      1 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/nutrition_articles.as
p?id=1209 This article was a link in a recent Spark email. Has a lot of truths in it. It is 9:19a.m. and I am already 19 minutes too long on the computer. T... Read more
Skinny Anchor's the New Nutrition Experts
Monday, June 22, 2009      3 comments

I was hunting for some news of the international events. Most stations were on an advertising break, when I stopped on MSNBC. They had a dietician that is employed by NBC on talking about the risks of being underweight versus over weight. The... Read more
Weddings & Showers
Saturday, June 20, 2009      0 comments

I have been to two showers so far this month and later today I will attend a wedding. I am wearing a dress I had bought a year ago. It looks better since I lost some weight. I was hoping to wear something smaller. Maybe I can for the next w... Read more
Frugal Meals
Saturday, June 13, 2009      3 comments

I just found this after reading a spark coach blog. blog.healthyeats.com/blo
g/category/budget-friendly
-foods/ I also have read articles about how to cut cost on desserts. The writers didn't grow up the way I did... Read more
Monday, set a goal for the week.
Monday, June 08, 2009      3 comments

I easily ate 2000 calories yesterday. Couldn't find an easily accessible fast food for a while. by the time I did, I ate too much. I intended not to eat the top of the bun, but it would have been too messy, and I was still driving. Attended a... Read more
Don't Forget: 1 pound body fat = 3500 calories.
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      4 comments

I recently completed a 9 month Bible study. One of the strong themes in this study was how people throughout history tend to forget. They forget about God. They forget about the Ten Commandments, etc. They forget what God really want for us ... Read more
Vitamin A, How much is really too much? ? ?
Monday, June 01, 2009      1 comments

I asked about this on the Nutrition message board. This is what I posted: I eat a lot of low calorie veggies and at times fresh fruit. I don't think I eat excessive amounts of any thing. Many times, my NUTRITION FEEDBACK will say I am ea... Read more
How has weight loss changed your life?
Thursday, May 28, 2009      2 comments

this is the weekly blog question. emoticon Actually, nobody has noticed. But I did tell a few people. I a... Read more

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