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Day 3 of Meal Plan
Friday, October 21, 2011      3 comments

Of course, I did not do the dinner meal plan last night because I ate dinner with my fiance. (fiancee?) His eating style is so different from mine, meat and potatoes, less vegetables, no wonder he has high blood pressure. I never was a meat an... Read more
On a roll
Thursday, October 20, 2011      1 comments

I used Sparks meal plan for breakfast and lunch, and really it was too much food!!!! For dinner I will have a regular dinner, but maybe I will do the substitute thing with it. I feel very good about all this.... Read more
Spark Meal Plan
Thursday, October 20, 2011      2 comments

What keeps me going with Spark is discovering new things all the time with it. I never knew about these "meal plans" and at first, they just looked stupid. But then I discovered you can substitute items on the plan, customizing it. Also, ... Read more
Goal just for today
Wednesday, October 19, 2011      3 comments

Not sure I am setting goals correctly. Today, Spark had an interesting article on this topic. Why do I set goals if I am not going to follow through? Okay, I am going to try once more: Today Eat according to the Spark meal plan. Ju... Read more
Extra cookie
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      0 comments

A neighbor just came by with a healthy oatmeal and flax oatmeal cookie!!! This is so hard, I mean, food is a glue for society. I am not going to reject a neighbors cookie because I have been overeating when I am alone. A person really needs to... Read more
3pm and only 300 calories left
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      2 comments

I was trying so, so hard today. Now it is 3pm and there are only 300 calories left. What can I do? There is no way I can go to bed hungry.... Read more
Spark Meal Plan
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      1 comments

It has never worked for me to use other people's meal plans, but I am going to give Spark's a try. I also am going to record every single thing that goes into my mouth. Since I had that terrible laryngitis, I got sick and tired of sugar free co... Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      1 comments

I decided to actually try the Spark meal plan today. There were so many things to buy, whole wheat flour, applesauce, apple juice concentrate, raisins, my goodness. One store did not have all of it, and as I was driving to the other store, I re... Read more
Need a breakthrough
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      2 comments

Well, I am fed up with myself. I can't seem to go under 2000 calories a day. I am going to attempt to plan the calories ahead of time. I say "attempt" because this has never worked for me. For some contrary reason, whenever I plan, I go to sit ... Read more
Another Spark Discovery
Monday, October 17, 2011      2 comments

Here I have been doing Spark for a few years, but did not realize a person can check throughout the day as to how much fiber, vitamin D, calcium, etc she is getting. Today, I have had exactly one (1) gram of fiber!!!... Read more
Monday, October 17, 2011      1 comments

It's Monday Morning, and I was excited to start a new week. I thought I was having a low calorie breakfast, but after I entered the items, it came to 500!!! Okay, so really, this tears it. I have to enter the food items in the planner BEFORE ... Read more
Under 400 Goal B and L
Sunday, October 16, 2011      1 comments

My goal is to be more precise with calories and stay under 400 for breakfast and lunch.... Read more
Have to get back.....
Sunday, October 16, 2011      1 comments

I have to get back to my exercise habit. The sprained ankle and the virus put me out of commission. Now I am still weak, and cut my finger deeply on a cuisinart blade. Don't know if it needs stitches. I think it is okay, just deeper than a n... Read more
Saturday Weigh In
Saturday, October 15, 2011      1 comments

For 5% challenge: I will feel good if I weigh the same. I have not had any exercise this week, due to my illness, and I have just eaten foods that make me feel good.... Read more
Warm weather
Friday, October 14, 2011      2 comments

Having an "Indian summer" here, quite a relief from all the cold and the fog. Consciously ate fiber yesterday due to the 5% challenge. It is hard to be aware and conscious!!!... Read more

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