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What has changed?

Saturday, August 18, 2012      5 comments

Like so many of us on SP, I've struggled with weight for most of my adult life. It seemed that every time I lost weight, I would gain it back and then some. Recently I decided that I would never diet again because I honestly did not want to gain... Read more

Healthy Habits Progress

Thursday, July 26, 2012      1 comments

I am focusing on developing one healthy habit at a time until all of my healthy habits sustain me at a healthy weight. So far, my unhealthy habits have worked to sustain my unhealthy weight, so why I can't I turn it around? It took time to ... Read more

Happy 2012!

Friday, December 30, 2011      4 comments

Here we are on the verge of another new year and I am still much too much overweight. I am going to keep trying. I did learn a lot in 2011- one of the best books I read was Mindless Eating. It really cast a new light on many of the behaviors ... Read more

Today, 8/27/2010

Saturday, August 28, 2010      0 comments

40 minutes elliptical - 421 Calories, small circuit of machines 1,851 Calories Great day today! Even though my calorie count was high, I still felt in control of my food choices. We had a work party today and I stopped myself as I was p... Read more

Walking' on sunshine!

Tuesday, March 25, 2008      1 comments

Dang, I feel good! I feel so good, that part of me is waiting for something bad to happen. Isn't that awful? But you know what, I don't even care! If something bad happens, it happens. All I can control is my own thoughts, feelings, and beh... Read more

I see you! I have eyes in the back of my head!

Friday, March 21, 2008      2 comments

If you are a parent, you will understand this perfectly. You know how your kids try to get out of trouble? How they start justifying themselves and blaming everything and everyone else except themselves? And you just stand there and shake you... Read more

On my way!

Monday, March 17, 2008      1 comments

I feel as if a different woman is writing this post. I feel like I have changed in a really profound way since reading Coach Dean's articles. I'm so excited about the changes in me! For the first time in a long time, I know I will reach... Read more

What I Did Right Yesterday.

Thursday, March 13, 2008      2 comments

My eating was very bad yesterday. I am right in the full grip of my PMS and while it's the worse thing I can do, I just want to eat salt, salt, salt followed by sweet, sweet, sweet. Yuck! But I did some things right and it's nice to remin... Read more

Never Give Up, Never Give Up, Never Give Up

Monday, March 03, 2008      0 comments

I did not have a very good weigh in yesterday. I knew that it probably wouldn't be what I wanted and I tried to prepare myself mentally and emotionally, but it still affected me. As much as I try to remove what I am doing from the number on th... Read more

Eat breaksfast like a king...

Saturday, March 01, 2008      0 comments

....lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper. That's Bob Greene's advice, not mine, from his book, The Best Life Diet. It's really good advice. In trying to understand why I feel so compelled to eat seconds at dinner, I believe it's becau... Read more

Papa Murphy Tried To Do Me In!

Friday, February 29, 2008      1 comments

I know, that's pretty silly, huh? I sabotaged myself last night with a Papa Murphy pizza orgy. I knew I was hurting myself and I want to look a little deeper into that. Not to dwell in the past, but to learn from my mistake. We have been... Read more

My goals for this week:

Monday, February 25, 2008      1 comments

I seem to be a once-a-week dieter lately. I wake up on Monday morning feeling fat and bloated and I re-commit to my weight loss goals. I do really well on Monday and then my behavior becomes progressively worse until Friday when I go for broke... Read more

My Friend Rosie

Friday, January 25, 2008      3 comments

I am so stoked to say I know Rosie (THINNYMINNY)! She was one of the first people I found on SparkPeople. When I saw her photos I felt like I knew her! I was so inspired by her success that I decided I would join the one team listed on her Sp... Read more

D'oh!

Monday, January 07, 2008      0 comments

Okay, so not eating after 8 and eliminating the alchohol really do help me stay on track! Yes, I know how silly that sounds, duhhh. But I guess I had to walk it for myself to see the truth of it. LOVE IT!... Read more

The Best Life Diet

Saturday, January 05, 2008      1 comments

We had a massive storm hit here yesterday. Knowing it was coming, Thursday I went to the library to pick up some exercise DVDs since I knew I probably wouldn't be going to the track. There wasn't much, but I did find a couple. One was More Yo... Read more


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