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Goals for habit formation
Friday, May 04, 2012      4 comments

Here is my plan for strength training. Very important at my age, not just for weight control. My mom got to the point where she could not even hold a tea pot. Okay, so I am doing the Coach Nicole exercise band routine. I wash my hair ever... Read more
Thursday, May 03, 2012      7 comments

The book I mentioned yesterday talks about "keystone habits". Habits that if you change them, other changes occur. It makes sense. I have not finished the book, and I need to re-read parts of it. I really want to set up a plan for myself. T... Read more
Power of Habit
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      4 comments

Found this book: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg. Not only is it fascinating, but the principles in it apply to all of us wanting to change our eating habits. It is not a diet book. Anyone else found it?... Read more
iPad and spark
Sunday, April 29, 2012      0 comments

On vacation and still journalling foods. iPad app is easy, but going to the website like this is really slow on the iPad. The typing is laborious. An iPad cannot replace a computer, but it sure is great for lots of things.... Read more
Reading and Eating
Saturday, April 28, 2012      3 comments

I simply cannot eat without reading, if I am alone. It is impossible for me. Yet, then, am I really tasting the food and knowing what I am eating. Something to think about.... Read more
Friday, April 27, 2012      4 comments

Best calorie count so far. Wanted to eat yogurt at my usual middle of night awakening, but did not do it. Eating in bed is a terrible habit, and I do it while reading to go back to sleep!!!Took advil pm instead.... Read more
Thursday, April 26, 2012      4 comments

Calories, that is. At least stayed under 2000. Just by a bit!!! Again, on analysis, I see that not eating candy would really have made a difference. Also skipping the beer with dinner.... Read more
2210- Tuesday
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      2 comments

Starting blog off with calorie number for the day. Analysis: if I had not had the snacks, I would have been under 2000. Also try to eat bread without butter. Really does save a lot of calories. Will try again Wednesday. Goal is just to s... Read more
Monday, April 23, 2012      5 comments

That is the number of calories I had today. Since I have not lost any weight with Spark, but I have developed good habits, maybe it is time for a change in routine. Usually I get up, get coffee, go on the computer, do Spark stuff, do other... Read more
Saturday, April 07, 2012      3 comments

Well, once more another holiday has completely thrown me off my food/exercise plan. Very discouraging.... Read more
Thursday, April 05, 2012      4 comments

I got a special treat for Easter, panettone, from a special Italian bakery in North Beach, so I do not feel guilty at all for having a three slices of it this morning. I did weigh it, though, and I did track it, so that is all to the good. ... Read more
Simple goals
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      2 comments

Goals for today: 1. Stay in calorie range: ten points for butterfly team if I do!!!! 2.Do Coach Nicole exercise band workout - 20 minutes 3. Walk to grocery store and back - 40 minutes 4. Straighten up house... Read more
Monday Check UP
Monday, April 02, 2012      1 comments

5pm - had 1000 calories during a light day, and I am starving right now. Am drinking H2O to see if I can hold off for dinner at 7pm.... Read more
5% Challenge
Monday, April 02, 2012      2 comments

The goal this week is to stay within our calorie range. I almost did it yesterday, 34 calories over, and amazingly, I was not starving. Not sure why sometimes I am ravenous and sometimes not. Actually, I still had too much cal. and I see whe... Read more
Sunday, April 01, 2012      3 comments

Since it is April 1, I am back to trying to get 100% on trivia for this month!! I have slowly moved from 60% overall to about 68% overall. It seems silly for a 66 year old adult woman to be fiddling with spark "points" and trivia percentages!... Read more

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