Re-Read Your Goals
Just reviewed my goals of three years ago when I did the Spark page. Has it been that long? I have been able to do 2 and 3 pretty well. I do not eat ordinary Hersheys chocolate, but only good chocolate, so really that is an achievement. And ... Read more
Suggestions for Spark???
I am getting to know Spark fairly well now, but I am not sure where we can post suggestions for their team. One thing about the tracker that could be improved is the way the foods are named. For example, I put coffee in my favorites, but it is... Read more
Spark Revs Up
Spark is really revving itself up. I see they gave me 1000 extra goodie points. Encouraging us to contact each other truly does help. Diets do not work, everyone knows that, it is statistically proven. Yet the diet business is huge because it ... Read more
Treasure Box Discovery
Spark is like a treasure box. Every time I turn around, I discover some new aspect of it that I really like. Today I realized you can click on "notes report" and see the notes you have made about your food journal for the last month. This feedb... Read more
Thursday Eating Out
Although I had 2200 calories today, I still feel good about how I ate at restaurants. Everything I ate was delicious, there were no wasted calories. I had a great day in Sonoma County, beautiful weather, lovely art galleries, fun with my Jack.... Read more
Restaurant Non Blues!!
Last night I went out with a friend to eat at a middle eastern restaurant. Usually when I go out with this friend, she has a glass of wine, so I do, too. This time we did not. (we were going to a book talk afterwards and she was worried she wo... Read more
The lab results of my checkup were really good for cholesterol, but vitamin D was low, and there is some bone loss. So, the doctor told me to lose ten pounds and to do weight bearing exercise. Also blood sugar a bit high and I need to stop all... Read more
My fiancee always wants to eat out. I would prefer to eat in, but I always give in. Last night, even though I did not want to eat out, I suggested our favorite Italian restaurant. It was fun and delicious, but afterwards I could not sleep fro... Read more
Do Not Tell!!!
I went to the doctor for a checkup and she said my weight was fine. I am on the edge of the BMI chart of normal. She said people with a bit higher BMIs lived longer.
Then a good friend of mine also said my weight was fine. She has a BMI ... Read more
Thursday 6/9/11 Strength!!!
I feel good about finally starting strength training again. It is vitally important to do at this age!!! Vital. I am now adding the fitness journal to my routine.
I also feel good because I have done the food journal consistently for 5 da... Read more
6/8/11 Something wrong
I have been waking up feeling depressed. I do not like how I have been interacting with people. Something is wrong.... Read more
Monday 6/6/11 Exercise Goal!!!
I always like the start of the week!!! Goal: exercise in the morning, before my shower. Does not make sense to just go out when I am in the mood (and how often is that?) and then get all sweaty and have to change my clothes.
For Just Thi... Read more
SUNDAY, Anna Deaveare Smith play was incredible. Could not sleep thinking about the issues it raised. Had to eat a yogurt in the middle of the night.... Read more
I seem to be eating about 2200 calories a day. At least I have recorded my foods for four days in a row, and I started strength training. Also good for me that I know my calories. Now to work on getting them down.... Read more
6/3/11 - iPhone
Today is my third day back at Spark. I am striving for consistency, even if I overeat or do not exercise. I have to get back to strength training and walking. Very important as we age. Very, very, very!!! My plan is to check in with Spark as a... Read more
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