Fear of the unknown
About a year ago, I applied for an assistance dog to help with my disability. Well, I just found out that I report to team training February 20, and though I am excited, I'm also petrified. I have been making life a living hell for ... Read more
Face Book Advice needed
I'm kinda new to the social networking thing (only had a Face Book account since July) and I need some advice. Your comments will determine how I deal with this problem.
I don't have many FB friends (less than 150) and of those, I feel ... Read more
Ok, I admit I haven't been much into "Sparking" lately and I haven't written a blog in awhile. But I could use some help.
My emotions and my weight have always gone hand in hand. I'm one of those people whose appetite fluxuates with my mood.... Read more
Holidays...Challenging? Not Necessarily
So, the holiday season is in full swing. I leave today for my parents' house & Thursday will be my THIRD Thanksgiving dinner. I had one the 18th, one on Saturday, and then will have my last on on Thanksgiving. But I realized that if I treat t... Read more
Social Media Day
I was asked to post this in the hopes of starting a discussion. I will also share my answer to the questions.
On October 22, 2010, as part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, DiscoverAbility NJ wants to raise awareness about th... Read more
Venting...but comments/ responses welcome
Not sure if you can help, just need a friend, really. I don't know if this is a SP issue, but any comments would be welcome, I'm posting this a few places, just seeing what comes back,
For several weeks, I have been volunteering for an anima... Read more
On days when I am struggling, sometimes I find "pre-tracking" helpful. I plan out my food & exercise at the beginning of the day & enter everything into my nutrition and fitness trackers. It helps keep me on track for the day. Of course, I ed... Read more
Change in Seasons= New Opportunities for activity
I normally exercise every day for at least an hour. But to be honest, sometimes I get bored with my old routines. So I am always looking for new & creative ways to get my activity in. Yesterday, my walking club went to the apple orchard. I we... Read more
Let me start off my saying I am a snacker. Sometimes lately I would rather fill up on snacks than eat regular meals.
One of my favorite snacks is Pepperidge Farm Goldfish crackers. While I was shopping with my dad recently, I came across a c... Read more
2 year "SparkVersary"
to me! SparkPeople has definitely helped me develop some healthy habits over the past 2 years. I ge... Read more
Ok, maybe this shouldn't bother me. You be the judge.
This morning on the train, I was talking on my cell phone. I guess I was being pretty loud, but honestly, I didn't realize it. As I got of the train at my stop, some guy said to me, "Mis... Read more
Today was our town's annual summer festival. The park where it was held is about half a mile from my house, so I walked there. There was plenty of tempting food, but I had a plan in mind and I stuck to it. (I would've LOVED to have funnel cak... Read more
I posted some new pictures on my page last night. Which leads me to my question for today. How do you "see" yourself? No matter what the scale says, sometimes I still think of myself as the weight I was before I lost the weight 7 years ago, a... Read more
Getting back on Track
Ok, so I admit there were a few days while I was on vacation where things went totally out the window, diet wise. But I've been home for a few days now, back to regular workouts and- for the most part- healthy food. And I'm okay with that.
T... Read more
Reposting something I posted on the boards. Could use some advice. Thanks
Ok, could use some help here. I'm on vacation & having trouble staying on plan. At home, things are low-cal, reasonable portions, but here...well, not so much, and ... Read more