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Gave in to temptation
Thursday, December 05, 2013      2 comments

Today has been a bad day. I was in one of my moods that I didn't know what I wanted to eat for the day so I spent a lot of time looking through cookbooks looking for something new. I finally found a new recipe and went to the store for ingredie... Read more
Finally! Going in the right direction.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      4 comments

After many false starts since February with my weight continuing to go up and up my weight has finally gone down 5 pounds. I have found a friend at work to walk with every morning when we get off work and that has helped a lot. Now I'm getting b... Read more
New Month - No Excuses
Monday, June 03, 2013      5 comments

I know I keep saying that I am trying to get back on track. I have one good day and then I get busy and overwhelmed and tell myself "forget it I'll start again tomorrow" or worse yet "I'll start again when things settle down". I've been feeling ... Read more
A Brand New Start
Sunday, February 24, 2013      2 comments

To all my Spark Friends - I'm sorry I've been gone for a while. It all started when my computer started acting up before Christmas. I managed to continue working out and losing weight through the holidays. I was actually down to 200 pounds.... Read more
Love My Job But...
Saturday, October 20, 2012      4 comments

sometimes it is sooo hard to go to work. Today (or night actually) is one of those days. I am a nurse's aid working 3rd shift at a nursing home. I love my job most of the time because I get to help people. I really try to go in every nigh... Read more
Indianapolis for sisters surgery
Thursday, October 11, 2012      0 comments

My sister had foot surgery today so I came down to Indianapolis to help her out for the weekend. I have planned all our meals out til Sunday when I head back home. We both are watching what we eat so it is always fun to compare what we eat ond d... Read more
Yesterday I caved into temptation. Today after a slow start I'm back on track.
Sunday, October 07, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday I volunteered to help out with the Plan test for my son's school. I had to be there by 8am and as usual I was running behind. I left the house without a snack or my medicine. At least I had my water mug with me. As a thank you for volu... Read more
My visit to the doctor
Thursday, October 04, 2012      2 comments

Well, on Tuesday I limped into the doctor to see what was wrong with my hip/thigh. Who knows how, but it looks like I just pulled a muscle in my upper outer thigh. ( The doctor said doing dance aerobics on Monday probably didn't help). Now that... Read more
I finally did it
Sunday, September 23, 2012      3 comments

I guess it is better late than never. I finally had my husband take "before" pictures of me. I wasn't sure if I wanted the pictures because I am not happy with the way I look. After a lot of thought I decided to get my picture taken so that I ca... Read more
Resisting temptation
Saturday, September 22, 2012      0 comments

While I've been off on medical leave my biggest worry was resisting the temptation of overeating out of boredom. So I loaded up on tools to help me out. 1 - SUGARFREE GUM It helps quench the need to chew when I want to eat out of boredom. ... Read more
To eat or not to eat? That is the question.
Sunday, September 16, 2012      2 comments

Sometimes I am confused with conflicting information. Only eat when you are hungry. Eat so many calories a day to keep up your metablolism. If you exercise more you need to eat more. Only count carbs minus fiber and you don't need to pay attenti... Read more