Lions: Grandson's birthday party with pizza and wine and appetizers and cake. OK I did pretty good with this one. Stuck with the veggie appetizers and a few crackers with hot pepper blueberry jam. Brought my own flavored seltzer water and put it... Read more
I'm only 2 weeks into my healthy living (this time), but my many false starts I do look at as failures. I am frightened that I won't be able to maintain this momentum. That was my topic of thought on my walk today. I asked myself, "why did I fa... Read more
This morning I had a Kashi bar, dark chocolate and cherry granola. I know these are more like candy, but it did have 5 g of protein. I am working on what is best for me to have because I go to class at 7 AM and I am not ready to eat breakfast un... Read more
This morning on my way home from aerobics class I realized that my tummy was talking to me and saying "feed me, please"
In the past there have been times when I think, "I'm hungry", but I don't recall my stomach being the one who told me t... Read more
I walked away from SP because I realized I have such a perfectionist streak that I was devoting way too much time to the website and not enough time to life. I have gained about 3 pounds over the past year, but I am healthy. I've come back just ... Read more
Spark Coach today challenged us to do something that scares you. I sat here wondering what it was that scared me. A lot of my fears are more of the type where you worry about what the future may bring. I don't think that was what Coach intended.... Read more
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The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you,
who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next pateau,
sometimes poking you with a sharp stick ... Read more
Just started a new job tutoring 3 times a week and totally got absorbed in it. I love working one on one with students and seeing their progress. But I really checked out of my daily activity here on SP.
Oh well, had some extra time today a... Read more
On Spark Coach, consistency program, our challenge for the day is to not eat anything after 7 PM, or after dinner. This is not bacause it will magically turn to fat as many people think, but because you will automatically eat fewer calories.
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On SparkCoach, the advice for the "consistency" track was to plan out tomorrow's meals the evening before and to use the blog today to do this. I am such a type A, so I have to do this. Mind you since it's just me and my husband we have a pretty... Read more
OK vacation is over and I am getting back on program. Vacation was wonderful! The rain was intermittent, but we still enjoyed the pools and the beaches.
We were in a condo unit and did a lot of cooking, but we were with my brother-in-law a... Read more