It's hardly a blog entry, but I'm feeling accomplished. I've gone 8 days counting Weight Watchers Plus Points, staying under my daily allowance all but Friday and Saturday, and only using 14 of my 42 weekly 'bonus' points. It didn't even hurt!... Read more
In 24 ounces I'll have lost 20lbs, and you know what? It hasn't hurt a bit! When you realize that what you put in your mouth needs to have more to do with how it is going to make you feel, rather than how it tastes, the game gets a whole lot eas... Read more
So I'm taking the spark trivia quiz, and the question was true or false, soup before your meal can mean you consume less calories. I hit false - and was told it was wrong!
Okay, spark quiz setters... what if the soup was cream-laden vichyss... Read more
"All that you seek is already within you. In Hinduism it is called the Atman, in Buddhism the pure Buddha-Mind. Christ said, 'the kingdom of heaven is within you.' Quakers call it the "still small voice within." This is the space of full awarene... Read more
Working through my Spark points this morning, I got to the points I could earn for commenting on a blog entry, so I moseyed on over there to see who was writing what. I haven't found anything on which to comment yet, but I did find inspiration f... Read more
I was reading through the blogs this morning and I came across one about how we use the word enough in our lives. We talk about having enough money, enough to eat, whether we've exercised enough, whether we've lost enough weight, but what does e... Read more
Y'know, everything in me wants to scream about how bad a day yesterday was. I did too much overtime, there was an altercation at work, I didn't have time to do what I wanted to do (like blog and play around on Spark people!) and the day left me ... Read more
I was going about my daily chores this morning, thinking about my current journey to fitness; and then it hit me. Thirty years ago I dreamed of a 'little house on the prairie' lifestyle. I pictured myself in a very simple house on a postage stam... Read more
So, I've been exploring all this barefoot running thing, looking at websites, reading blogs and articles, prancing about a bit like a dork, and last night I decided to try it. I mean, REALLY try it.
I waited til it was dark and I went out ... Read more
This information disturbed me.
www.localssupportingloca ls.ca/news/neotame-new-neu rotoxic-sweetener-fda-says -no-label-needed-not-even-organics
I like following a fairly natural diet, and as soon as I've los... Read more
How many times have we said that? "This time it is going to be different. This time I'm going to do it. This time I will stick with it," and then we realize that it has been months since we've blogged, and we weight the same -- or more Read more
Yeah... Tubthumping ( www.youtube.com/watch?v= kS-zK1S5Dws , for those of you who have no idea what I'm talking about) has to be the theme for the weekend.
Saturday at work I dropped my keyboard while working with a live c... Read more
What is the line from the old song, "Ain't nobody loves you better," or something like that? Well, this is what is finally resonating with me. If I am going to be the best I can, then I am going to have to do it. No amount of roses, or chocolate... Read more
I've been watching my calories like a hawk, upping the protein, counting the fat and the carbs. I've been working out more than ever (not that I ever worked out, you have to understand that half an hour playing around with a step, a rebounder, a... Read more
That exercise really DOES make me feel better. I have started taking Dr. Oz's advice, and I do a half hour workout (warm up, gentle cardio, cool down) every morning after my first shift at work and before breakfast. Dr. Oz says that is the optim... Read more