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Step Away from the Donut

Sunday, June 14, 2009      3 comments

They're sitting in the kitchen. I can hear them calling me even though I just had a wondefully heatlhy dinner of broiled tilapia, seasoned green beans, and fauxtatoes. Some of you may scream "BUT WHY DID YOU LET THEM IN THE HOUSE IN THE ... Read more

Pain Days

Friday, June 12, 2009      0 comments

I hate these days. That's such a negative outlook, isn't it? But I do. Days when the things I want to do are difficult (or near impossible) to accomplish because simple movement is the last thing my body wants to do? So I find th... Read more

Rehydration is the Key

Thursday, June 11, 2009      1 comments

That's what they say - rehydrate! Drink your water! Your body needs it! It's said to clear toxins and to help your body work optimally and that proper hydration can even reduce pain. That's all well and good! But I strongly dislik... Read more

Getting Back on Board

Wednesday, June 06, 2007      0 comments

Medication issues made it difficult to keep up with tracking and maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle for the past few months, but my doctor and I finally seem to have the dosages worked out so that mental acuity and concentration is no long... Read more

Using the 10% Solution

Thursday, March 01, 2007      1 comments

Based upon "The 10% Solution Article" in the Spark Resource Center: Started at 185 Currently at 171, currently 4 lbs shy of my first 10% Second 10% = 150, goal is to hit that around the end of May Third 10% = 135, goal is to hit... Read more

Look! I Made Sweat!!

Tuesday, February 27, 2007      2 comments

Originally posted on the Boards on Feb 21, posting here to share: In spite of lifetime respiratory issues, I can now walk for up to 35 minutes on a 2* incline at 2.5 mph. I can ride the stationary bike at a slow and steady pace and hold a c... Read more

Recording an Accomplishment (Stage 2)

Monday, January 29, 2007      4 comments

Today is my 13th day on SparkPeople. I graduated to Stage 2. I've lost 9 lbs in those 13 days. My BMI is down 1.3 points in those 13 days. I'm only 3/10 of a point away from Overweight, instead of Obese. I've ditched sodas and br... Read more

What? I didn't eat enough?

Friday, January 19, 2007      0 comments

I ate more food yesterday than I normally do in a given day, but I came up more than 300 calories short of the 1200 minimum I need to consume. It seems so strange to be eating more and still fall short. In fact, I still feel full, so I don't w... Read more

Let's Get Started

Tuesday, January 16, 2007      1 comments

Had lunch with napper820. She turned me on to this site. Completed the subscription and spent a couple of hours entering information and learning the site. Sent invitations to my diet buddies so we can use this tool to effect the lifestyle ch... Read more