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Surprise Habit
Saturday, August 20, 2011      4 comments

I have been reflecting on how weight gain or loss is all about habits. Same true for marriage. The individuals develop bad emotional habits, but I read that in a book somewhere and I do not know how people can go about changing things like that... Read more
True Confessions
Friday, August 19, 2011      4 comments

I developed a new habit: eating in bed, after brushing teeth, while I watch a video on my laptop. The moment of truth came yesterday at the dentist. How many ways do we lie to ourselves? Let me count them... 1. I told myself I was having yo... Read more
Timed Report
Thursday, August 18, 2011      2 comments

8:20 - Went for walk, ate healthy breakfast, did bicep and tricep exercise Plans for Day 1. Take mom to music class 2. Dentist 2pm 3. Audubon nest photography lecture 4. Work on sewing cushions project 5. Clean up computer room ... Read more
Habits Helpful
Thursday, August 18, 2011      6 comments

Had a big day yesterday, started a complicated sewing project in the morning, took my mom to the doctor, then my brother and I did a family outing with her, taking my mom to Tiburon to sit in the sun and watch the boats in the water, but I sti... Read more
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      3 comments

6 am ---Only got 4-5 hours sleep, but I feel okay this morning.... Read more
2,000 calorie day
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      0 comments

7:30 pm---2000 calories, but I did start strength training. Used Coach Nicole video, she is great!!! Went to Asian Art Museum for Bali Exhibit with a friend. We did very well, did not eat in any restaurants, did not spend any money, walke... Read more
Thin Within?
Monday, August 15, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday, checking into this blog periodically really worked. I stayed within my calorie range, for once. It was not that easy. I ate melon instead of crackers and cheese for my 4pm snack. I was hungry at dinner, but not starving, just good ... Read more
Recording, recording.....
Sunday, August 14, 2011      2 comments

8 am - black coffee at computer Goal for today: start strength exercises; do ball exercise; try to establish a habit of it.Question for self: how to integrate it as a habit in my life. The computer is now a habit in my life, why can't st... Read more
Saturday, August 13, 2011      2 comments

6 am -- no food yet....a new day....can I do better than yesterday? 3:30 pm -- went to Walnut Creek to babysit grandson, got there early, went to a coffee shop to get coffee. Even though I brought my own sliced apples, I got a bear claw, t... Read more
New Format for Blog
Friday, August 12, 2011      3 comments

Going to try a new blog format. Will check in during the day. I will see if that helps my resolution to get back to my 2 pound loss by next week. (was going to say a much bigger goal, like "get to 130 pounds by September 30", but I remember Spa... Read more
Arrgh, knees.....
Thursday, August 11, 2011      3 comments

I have done journals my whole life (off and on naturally, sometimes years off, but then back on when things got bleak). This Spark journal/blog that others read is a new concept for me. Of course, a person then really edits what they say here, ... Read more
Evening blog
Thursday, August 11, 2011      2 comments

Usually, I do the blog in the morning. I love mornings, so fresh and new and hopeful. But today was very busy. Babysat grandson for my daughter while she had ultrasound for new baby. She was thrilled it is a girl!!! Then went to Giants game (... Read more
Checking Yesterday's Goals
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      2 comments

Did not reach all the goals. (what else did I expect?) But that is okay. Think I will establish a habit of checking back on goals the next morning. One of the reasons I bought myself the 27 inch computer screen for a self Christmas present la... Read more
A Good Start
Monday, August 08, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday was first day back to Spark; checked my nutrition tracker this morning and for the first time, I met all of the goals yesterday. Very unusual for me. Besides all the regular things, I track the fiber, the potassium, calcium, vitamin D... Read more
Back from trip
Sunday, August 07, 2011      2 comments

Drove five hours, by myself, to get home, but it wasn't too bad. The trip was really fantastic, saw three wonderful plays in Ashland, Oregon. Had lots of fun girl-chat with my friend who I only see once or twice a year. (so lots to talk about,... Read more

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