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Ok so it doesn't show up every week....
Thursday, August 16, 2012      10 comments

Week 1: 1 lb down Week 2: 1 lb down week 3: .2 lb down SAY WHAAAT?? .2? Not even an entire stick of butter? piffle Week 4: 1.2lb down that's more like it Week 5: NOTHING zip Nada Zilch... I stayed the same. (envision steam coming out... Read more
Just do it.... Might do it?
Thursday, August 09, 2012      8 comments

I recently read a blog on the order of "just do it" or "do it anyway." I kind of took that off on another tangent and it was eye opening. If I work or have things I "must do", I really just do it. When my dogs are running low on food, I n... Read more
back in the saddle again.....
Thursday, August 02, 2012      4 comments

Week #1 down 1 lb Week # 2 down another 1 lb Week #3 down .2....WHAT.... Hold on here. .2? What did I do differently? OK SP changed my calorie range up... so what did I DO? I ate to the top of my new range. As I said before, if it ain't b... Read more
You know if it ain't broke
Thursday, July 26, 2012      4 comments

I was humming along. Week 1.... exactly a 1 lb loss (which is what I'm really hoping for). Week 2... exactly a 2 lb loss. SO then I started THINKING. That's so dangerous and will someone please STOP me the next time I start to do that?????? ... Read more
Well am I not the "shizzle" or what!!
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      7 comments

Boy I expect trumpets to blare of this news: I logged in 697 calories burned on my activity tracker! I hurt (but not a bad hurt). I have abs (they're hiding but I KNOW they are there... I feel them). I'm a bit pooped out (but on the other hand... Read more
Is this MAGIC?!
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      6 comments

When I restarted Sparkpeople I entered all my weight info (current and goal) as well as a date in November 2013 by which I'd like to accomplish my goals. I don't want to put anything unrealistic and set myself up for a colossal failure (once ag... Read more
Half a sandwich?
Sunday, July 15, 2012      7 comments

I was planning meals for the next few days. And I thought that I'd like some REAL bread instead of the high fiber blah stuff. SO I bought GOOD bakery whole wheat. But do I really want to spend all those calories on .... BREAD?! How to do thi... Read more
Getting off track
Saturday, July 14, 2012      4 comments

Planning ahead. Really important to me, correct? So I planned salmon filet into my daily menus for dinner. And portion control is really important to me, correct? So I looked at that filet and thought...OH yeah that's about 1 portion. And wh... Read more
metabolism in Reykjavik
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      5 comments

A week ago, I went to Jenny Craig for my 6 week weigh in. And I also decided that the thought of one more day of Jenny meal gave me "shpilkes". I went home, finished my day of JC food and last Wednesday I started tracking and planning w/ Spark... Read more
Is this my new job?
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      4 comments

I feel as if I'm spending an awful lot of time on my eating. Obsessing about it, practically. I 1) pore over recipe sites and cook books... including SP cook book 2) plan each day's meals. 3)Go grocery shopping for a few days' worth of he... Read more
all out toward the (mini) finish line
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      3 comments

Tuesday is the day I have to really keep sticking to my food plan. I've been planning in advance, well w/in my recommended calories range. Yes I've had a few "stray bites" now and then but I've been really focused and doing well. WEDNESDAY... Read more
This is another new one
Monday, July 09, 2012      5 comments

I've been sticking to a healthy eating plan which includes 3 PLANNED snacks as well as 3 meals. Portion control at meals has been paramount in importance. And for the first time in AGES I'm actually looking forward to my Wednesday AM weigh in.... Read more
A small 'aha' moment
Saturday, July 07, 2012      9 comments

Breakfast was a home made "egg McMuffin" using turkey sausage made into a thin round pattie. As I was making it, I looked and thought, it doesn't need a full slice of cheese. So I cut it in half w/ Bob and I each getting half. I thought a ... Read more
I can't brush my hair!
Friday, July 06, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday was a "no excuses, no prisoners" kind of day. I got in the pool and decided to go all out crazy water aerobics work out. When I go to the classes I can chat and carry on while working out. Not this time. I went in my own pool and wo... Read more
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      2 comments

OK so I'm off Jenny Craig. I'm not going to knock Jenny, but I ate a (very) small filet mignon tonight and it was REAL FOOD instead of a packaged entree. Normally I'd eat a 12 oz steak by myself (oh so easily) but this time I cut it in half an... Read more

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