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Sweet Tooth Blog + Anniversary today !
Sweet Tooth Challenge -
Yesterday I had two small choc covered caramels, my only sweets for the day. The great part is that I didn't go overboard. I drank a big glass of water after the candies and that got the sweet taste out of my mouth... Read more
Four Years Maintenance !!!
Four years ago today I reached my goal weight, actually went under where I wanted to be. I adjusted my ... Read more
Sweet Tooth Challenge Week 1
Just finished week 1 -
Had no sweet cravings until yesterday afternoon. It was strong enough that I went looking for a sweet to eat. We had some choc caramels that I enjoy, told myself I could have one since this week is not about elimina... Read more
Challenges check in
Since starting the Sweet Tooth Challenge 3/3 -
No sweets eaten
No sweets cravings
carrot chips alone or dipped in honey vanilla Greek yogurt - afternoon snack
yogurt - dessert after dinner
I didn't plan on not having any sweet... Read more
Two March Challenges
Just joined the Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge to help me with my biggest challenge, sweets. I need to be able to control my sweet tooth without banning sweets from my healthy eating.
control my cravings for sweets
limit h... Read more
Did great yesterday, followed my eating plan with no hitches all day. However, I gave in last nite to a sweet urge. GRRRR I didn't even try to resist. At the time I was working on my Swedish weaving, my hands were busy. But I put my work do... Read more
Losing my momentum
Lots of starts and stops lately, a few days of eating healthy then I go off track. This has got to stop. I think my problem is in my head. Iím always worried about something, usually finances, and that fills my head and pushes all the healthy... Read more
Did really well the last couple of days, after some false starts last week. (felt like the cold was coming back, but I fought it off) I'm back to exercising regularly and making better food choices. You don't realize how good it feels to eat ... Read more
Finally getting past cold
Finally getting over the worst cold I've had in years. Really knocked me flat. Lost my appetite, no energy, just wanted to close my eyes and veg in front of the TV, which is exactly what I did. No exercise for more than a week, the longest I'... Read more
I did great yesterday !!! I stayed in my calorie range and had ample fiber. Most important, I had NO sweets !!! A biggie for me !!!
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Headed to a friend's for dinner today. She was once married to my brother, many years ago, has been remarried for more than 25 years but I still think of her as my sister in law. She's making lasagna for dinner, my Mom's recipe. I love it bu... Read more
New Year, New Goals/Promises
Each year I set goals and make promises to myself for the coming year -
2012 Goals/Promises to Myself -
Make healthy eating a priority
Increase fiber intake to at least 25 Gm daily
Be aware of portions
Get sweet tooth under co... Read more
I did pretty good over Christmas. Didn't overeat for Christmas dinner, watched portions, enjoyed the goodies but limited them. Wasn't able to fit in exercise the last two days, too busy with cooking and company. Today is a rest day, I'm exhau... Read more
Coming down the home stretch
Didn't do food journal. Got busy and forgot to pull it out.
Exercise - Monday - walking at store, at least 30"; Tuesday - strength exercises
Sweets - did OK, had two servings of my fave, Gertrude Hawke peanut butter smi... Read more