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Consequences of Spark neglect

Saturday, November 15, 2014      1 comments

In my hurried daily activities I started to slowly neglect the Spark nutrition tracker. The consequences of that was a five pound weight gain. Ugh. I know better but life happens. The trick is to get back on track. I am accountable for my f... Read more

Getting back into a routine

Wednesday, September 24, 2014      0 comments

The tough meetings are over and issues are somewhat settled for now. It feels really good to use the nutrition tracker again. My food plan shouldn't be a guessing game and I am not that good at estimating when left up to my own devices. ... Read more

What happened? I lost the Spark.

Monday, September 22, 2014      2 comments

This is where I want to be right now. It's been a stressful two weeks. At first, I let go of my motivation routine. Then I stopped drinking two protein shakes a day. As a result... Read more

Spicy bean and brown rice recipe and Raw Trail Mix w/Peanuts

Thursday, August 14, 2014      0 comments

I added this meal today. Not sure if calculations are correct because when Spark says, "kidney beans" does that mean dry? I assumed yes and not cooked or canned. It was a little bit confusing but the it was a delicious breakfast. I hav... Read more

Lost four pounds in seven days! Total weight loss 53 pounds since 4/2014

Tuesday, August 12, 2014      5 comments

Hi folks, Yes, I did it. I'm very excited that because I did not just give up when I reached a plateau for a while, I finally broke that trend and I'm back in active weight loss. It's so important to me. I am going to walk at least two... Read more

Goal Board Motivator

Wednesday, August 06, 2014      1 comments

I really enjoyed working the Spark Personalized Goal Board Motivator. I realized it needed to be updated today. I found new motivators that I hadn't thought of before. What also helps me is the motivational videos, blogs from others and the... Read more

Seeking daily motivation on Spark

Tuesday, August 05, 2014      1 comments

Good morning, It's been a struggle while enduring hot humid days and hand pain these past two weeks to keep my calories down as desired. Health is my priority above all else and it feels like a struggle since it has been my comfort for so m... Read more

Sleepless Nights . . .

Sunday, August 03, 2014      2 comments

Dear Sparkers, One of the benefits of staying within guidelines, I’ve noticed lately is, I sleep better at night. So that goes on the pro side of my list. I suppose I it has something to do with food = energy to our bodies. So if we ... Read more

Scary thoughts . . .

Thursday, July 31, 2014      3 comments

I had some fresh veggies yesterday. It brought me a little over my lower calorie range but it was nice to have variety. My protein was within normal limits. I was listening to a podcast yesterday, for the second time. It was like a video se... Read more

Post 4th of July celebration

Saturday, July 05, 2014      1 comments

Last night i went to the beach to see fireworks. First time in about five years. Was able to get my groceries this a.m. Which means i know what i'm having for lunc... Read more

Freedoms and Liberties

Friday, July 04, 2014      1 comments

Dear spark community, I made myself go out to a community pool. There were about 10 kids playing and four chairs left. Apparently I got there just in time because, an hour later, people were still arriving and all the chairs had been taken.... Read more

Back home and in my usual routine, fits like a glove . . .

Wednesday, July 02, 2014      2 comments

I'm not having any more computer issues so, grateful for that. I am once again connected to my lifeline, the Spark. I feel so much better being connected. June was sort of a wash. I gained 2 pounds and lost it quickly. The scale didn't real... Read more

What's working for you?

Wednesday, July 02, 2014      1 comments

This is what's working for me now. I structure my day to have three meals only with nothing in between. Baby steps. The next day I reduce my portions. Most important. The day after that, I reduce my calories to what I believe to b... Read more

Working hard to get back on track

Friday, June 13, 2014      1 comments

I had some computer issues. Borrowed this one and keeps popping me out, I have to log back in to make simple food log adjustments. It was a bit frustrating not to mention a whole day worth of sneezing on a day when everybody and their brother mu... Read more

Cravings are disappearig

Monday, June 09, 2014      4 comments

My plan is to get some exercise today. I was happy to read the scale this morning. I did catch a bad cold. Hope it doesn't hang on too long. Really puts a kink in my projects for the week. TTYL... Read more

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