CATE195
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Look What I Earned
Sunday, January 14, 2018      11 comments

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Drinking Water
Friday, January 05, 2018      10 comments

Spark People keeps telling us to drink our water. 8 glasses a day is what is recommended. I know some of you who find this a challenge will not be happy with my confession, but drinking water has never been an issue for me. I feel lucky that dri... Read more
9 Things That are Easier Now
Thursday, January 04, 2018      5 comments

Spark Coach assigned homework. Make a list of all the things that are more fun (or easier) about your life now that you're healthier. I chose 9 because I just celebrated my ... Read more
Nine Years Ago today I joined Spark People
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      2 comments

It is my 9th Spark Anniversay. emoticon It was in 2009 so it's been nine years, Wow! I hate to say how many times... Read more
Need to talk kindly to myself
Friday, December 15, 2017      3 comments

I have noticed that the holiday stress and family issues have reared their ugly head and I feel unsettled like I've lost my heading in this journey to better health. Instead of getting on my own case I need to give mysef some slack and remember ... Read more
Tomorrow's meals
Monday, August 28, 2017      6 comments

Spark coach wants me to plan out tomorrow's meals here. Ok, Breakfast: one-egg omlette with spinach and zucchini slice of whole wheat toast pat of butter coffee with 1 T half and... Read more
Wining and Visualization
Sunday, August 13, 2017      7 comments

Last night I attended a wine tasting party. Yes, on the 4th day of my limiting wine consumption goal I was attending a party where the main goal was to consume wine, lots of it. I never saw so many bottles of openned wine in my life. ... Read more
To wine or not to wine, that is the question
Thursday, August 10, 2017      3 comments

I enjoy a good glass of wine with my meal. That is the truth. Unfortunately, that one glass very often becomes 2 glasses, and sometimes 3! I know that is too much wine to be drinking on a daily basis. It is not good for my health and it is not a... Read more
11 pounds lost since March
Sunday, August 06, 2017      7 comments

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My pre-workout eating plan
Friday, August 04, 2017      3 comments

Spark coach encouraged me to write about my pre and post workout eating plan. So here is my approach: I get up about 5AM and walk 2+ miles. I don't eat anything before heading out, just have a large glass of water. When I get back I have a ... Read more
Marched 4th this month
Sunday, March 06, 2016      3 comments

I am working hard to get back to my healthy ways. It's uncanny how winter and a vacation can lead to falling away from the program and putting back on some weight. Winter and the cold affect my daily walk, and my aerobics teacher was gone the wh... Read more
What a glorious day
Sunday, February 28, 2016      3 comments

Hi All, I have been among the missing again here on my blog. But today is just such a beautiful day. I went for my walk early and it was so enjoyable. First it was 10 degrees warmer than yesterday ( I know 43 is still a bit cold), second the win... Read more
Make your WHY bigger than your EXCUSE
Tuesday, January 19, 2016      0 comments

Saw this on Facebook today and thought I would share it: ... Read more
Alert notice sounded
Sunday, November 29, 2015      6 comments

My alert notice sounded today when I got on the scales. I have been at goal for about a month and have not made the treck to the scale in the cellar for 2 weeks. Oh no, I have gained 2 pounds! Yes Thursday was Thanksgiving, but I got up and put ... Read more
Moving on after a loss of someone dear
Monday, November 23, 2015      3 comments

Hi everyone, I am feeling guilty because I have really been among the missing. My reasons are ligitimate and I'm getting back on track today. Over the last month, my Aunt Millie (2nd Mom) was hospitalized with failing kidneys, put on dialysis, i... Read more

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