YEA FOR ME!
Well, as most people on this site have said - "I've been over weight my entire life." Now at age 53, going to be 54 the first week of December, I got really good news from the Dr. I went to have all annual exams done & a few extra's because my... Read more
VISUAL REMINDER TO GO HEALTHY - SO VERY HEALTHY!
I got so excited over the food, I took a picture of it. I did this for several reasons. It was a super good example of portion control, I measured the dressing (poppyseed-160 for 2 tbs), and I thought to myself, there is color on the plate - t... Read more
FAST BREAK - BACK TO BASICS OR ENJOY THIS ......
FAST BREAK - STAGE 1:
When I started this trek - Feb, 2007, I was going at full speed . FB says, "But, as you well know, sprints leave you breathless and tired. Focus and preparation are everything at the beginning of any goal achievement j... Read more
RELAX your way to Weight Loss ...What Martha Beck says........RELAX
Practice the "So Far" Technique
1. S is for Stop.
Whenever you're anxious, when you hate your thighs and you've just eaten dinner for four and your canary is sick and the obvious next step is to inhale a pie—freeze. Stop doing anyt... Read more
KEEP ON KEEPING ON
Today, I weighed myself, you know that "measurement" of progress. It's not good. I have read all of the stuff on Spark, I've done some of it, I've not exercised as I should. My food has been good on some days, and way over on others. I've go... Read more
FRIED - TWO TIMES IN A ROW
I am writing this blog, and things with me could be going better - they are OK, but not going well. My job finished, I found them stealing from people, and quit.
There are other things that haven't gone well. I have gained some weight ba... Read more
DO YOU REMEMBER WHEN?
It is time for me to open up I mean, REALLY OPEN UP and see what all of this Body Clutter is all about. It's said that when you get your feelings out of you and on paper, you won't have to hold them, and that if they are not inside any longer, ... Read more
Now, what cha gonna do?
OK, I decided to write this, and I started out what cha gonna do.......when the well runs dry? is the old saying. My well is not dry, and my progress has not met my expectations. However, I have to look at this realistically, I have not totall... Read more
My Weight is Hovering....like a BIG Ol' Helicopter
You know when a helicopter goes to land somewhere, the pilot brings it up, then moves over, then hovers a little, then he goes up, down, to the left, no the right, he has to be in just the right place.................
THAT my friend's is wh... Read more
STUMBLES, GET BACK UP AND MOVE FORWARD AGAIN
You've invested time and emotion into creating the perfect plan, and then something has to come along and muck it all up. Sometimes, though, all you have to do to beat that barrier is to get back up and move forward again. Obstacles are like the... Read more
By Golly I think I'm Getting IT!
Well, I had forgotten how to enter a BLOG, but I found it. My spark buddies have taught me a lot, and I plan on continuing some of my successes. I would rather be the turtle, going on slowly than the other little animal. I am still unemployed... Read more
PERSISTENCE PAYS OFF
I read it on the SP pages.....
Eat your veggies and fruits 3-5 a day, drink your water, cardio, weights, motivation, Spread the Spark, exercise, eat every 4-6 hours, don't get discouraged
I took it all in, and I went on and on to myself, "Ye... Read more
FEBRUARY GOAL CHALLENGE
OK, Spark People has helped me in 2007, with my first plan I lost 10 pounds. NOW I need a new resolve with weight loss slowing a bit, I could use a boost.
So I'm attempting to refocus, look at changing my goals.
I'm going to go for a goa... Read more
Black Bean Chili - YUMMM
Black Bean Chili Ingredients - Hey it's Easy
1 Can (15 oz.) Black Beans
1 onion (or 1/2 if you don't like onion)
1 Can Tomato Sauce
1 Can Ro Tel (Mild) - you can substitute Pace Salsa
1 TBS Chilli Powder
1 TBS Cumin
1 TBS Garli... Read more
MORE MORE - I WANT MORE EXERCISE
The eating / drinking water is not progressing like I want, I need to take a look and see what would work better in this equation. What will it take to move more and eat less? That equation I think would take the guy on the show "NUMBERS" to f... Read more