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1295 calories over yesterday! Still feeling good about it

Sunday, February 14, 2016      5 comments

Yesterday was not a good day for me on Sparkpeople, if you look at it objectively. I started out great, with my regular oatmeal and blueberries breakfast. Then, I met a friend from grade school for lunch. We went to Panera and I ordered thoughtf... Read more

Staying motivated long term- how to prioritize

Sunday, January 31, 2016      6 comments

Just completed my first week back on Sparkpeople, and I feel like I've devoted as much time to tracking, reading, commenting, etc. on Sparkpeople as I have to anything else I've done this week. I have to admit that I'm conflicted about this. On ... Read more

Planning/Organization Required!

Friday, January 29, 2016      3 comments

As I posted in my first blog entry, I have recently retired. I was lucky enough to retire at an early age, and decided to do it because I want to be able to shape my life to reflect my priorities without being restricted by the requirements of w... Read more

Better than I would have been!

Friday, January 29, 2016      2 comments

Sometimes, when I get off track and don't eat as healthy as I should, the only positive way I can frame my day is to say "Well, I was better than I would have been if I wasn't trying at all." Today was one of those days! I was up very late... Read more

Staying motivated when life gets in the way

Tuesday, January 26, 2016      1 comments

So, here I am on Day 3 of my new journey to health, and I have yet to get a day when both nutrition and fitness are optimal! Yesterday I kicked butt with my exercise -- walked 3 miles and did a yoga class. Nutrition? Not so great! Breakfast and ... Read more

One day at a time

Monday, January 25, 2016      3 comments

I made it through my first day back on Sparkpeople, and am feeling proud of myself for a good first day! Yesterday I spent a lot of time talking, reading and posting on Sparkpeople. I also tracked all day and stayed within my calorie range (e... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts New day, new me!

Sunday, January 24, 2016      25 comments

I've belonged to Sparkpeople for a long time now, but haven't tracked or really used the Sparkpeople tools for years (well, maybe half a day every once in a while! ) I lost almost 50 pounds in 2013 using Weightwatchers. Put 10 back on almost im... Read more