Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    CAROL_31649731   19,422
SparkPoints
15,000-19,999 SparkPoints
 
 
CAROL_31649731's Blog Entry Summary View



Hydrophilic Foods, Eat More to Lose More

Wednesday, December 10, 2014      3 comments

I read an interesting article about the author of a book called The HD Diet (“hydrophilic” foods diet) in a Woman World magazine. You simply pair a glass of water & at least one water-absorbent (hydrophilic) food at each meal/snack. The idea i... Read more

Sometimes I DO Like My Scale

Friday, May 30, 2014      8 comments

I've been reading a lot of blogs lately about this particular "relationship," and I sympathize. It can be a very frustrating one, no doubt. Most of the time it doesn't accurately reflect the progress we're making on our journey. I agree... Read more

NSV, Caught by Surprise!

Thursday, February 20, 2014      12 comments

Walking is now a pleasure, as my inner thighs no longer touch! Apparently, all the spinning classes I've been doing has toned up my inner thighs, and now that awful, "flabby" tissue/loose skin that had always rubbed together when I walked, no l... Read more

Getting over a setback

Monday, February 03, 2014      11 comments

As some you know, my favorite "me time" is reading, health magazines mostly. I came across these words of wisdom in one of my many, many magazines. It's kinda where I'm at right now & no doubt you've all been there as some point or another in... Read more

Spinning--To Shake Things Up!

Thursday, December 12, 2013      10 comments

As I blogged a few weeks ago, I promised myself I'd start spinning classes once I dropped below 220 pounds. Well, I'm finally there! So this morning, off I went to a spinning class. And out I came, sweaty and weak-legged. Wasn't sure I could... Read more

Getting Out of My Comfort Zone

Thursday, November 21, 2013      10 comments

When I started this weight loss journey, I was 247 lbs. I’ve lost 24 lbs to date. I do feel good about that, as I should. It’s been a slow, steady spark journey—with just the right amount of commitment and support. I love sparkpeople.com! I... Read more

A visit with my Grandpa

Saturday, October 12, 2013      8 comments

As some of you know, my 96-year-old grandfather's health is failing. We are quite concerned and sad that his time has come. But we are trying our best to enjoy every minute we have left with him. I come from a very close-knit family. We all ... Read more

Controlling Hot Flashes in a Flash!

Tuesday, August 27, 2013      10 comments

I'd like to share a wonderful gift idea with you. It could even be a gift to yourself, as it is the best possible gift you could receive if you are already menopausal (or just entering that period of your life) . . . so be kind to yourself, lad... Read more

Self-image--No makeover needed!

Monday, August 12, 2013      6 comments

As I continue to read through my huge stack of health magazines (my favorite pastime), I came across the following sentiments and thought I would share: "You're Beautiful the Way You Are--No Makeover Needed!" Think you have big flaw... Read more

Do Something That Makes You Happy

Sunday, August 04, 2013      6 comments

My favorite thing to do--the most relaxing thing in the world for me--is reading my many, many health magazine subscriptions. In fact, I'd have trouble counting up in my head how many subscriptions I have subscribed to (I have to keep a chart t... Read more

A wonderful NVS Climb

Thursday, July 18, 2013      7 comments

I've been thinking for a while now that maybe I should start posting a blog once in a while. I know I enjoy reading other member's blogs . . . and get a good feeling when I can offer encouragement or advice to them. Isn't it selfish not to rec... Read more


1