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Day 2 1000 Calorie Mindful Eating Challenge

Monday, November 05, 2012      2 comments

Did great yesterday ! It really does feel good, physically and mentally to eat healthy. I followed my menu, the only thing extra was a little cheese at dinner. It did put me over 1000 calories but not by much. I exercised Ė did ABBA walk in... Read more

Monday accountability

Monday, October 29, 2012      1 comments

Monday, October 29, 2012 Successfully completed first 1000 calorie challenge. Challenge Goals Met - Make every calorie count, Do not squander calories, Think before you eat Didnít do so good yesterday. Started the day OK, but gave... Read more

Fall/Holiday Plan

Thursday, October 25, 2012      5 comments

I am so terrible at blogging, I'm so inconsistent. I do a daily "accountability" letter to myself, offline, critiquing the previous day and planning the day ahead. It's the first thing I do when I get on the computer. Later, when I get to Spa... Read more

No more scheduled free days

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      5 comments

Today is a fresh start. New month, revamped program. The main change Ė no scheduled free days, they donít work for me. The 5 day challenges followed by a free day was not a good plan. I did good for those 5 days, but no matter how well I tho... Read more

Successful Second Challenge Start

Monday, September 17, 2012      1 comments

5 Day Challenge - No Sweets 1250 calories max First week - 9/10-9/14 - emoticon Free day - 9/15... Read more

Final treatment celebration

Thursday, August 30, 2012      5 comments

My Mom had her last radiation treatment yesterday. She said when she came out into the lobby the staff was all lined up and they read what she described as a "happy poem" to her. There was a big bell hanging on the wall, she was told to ring i... Read more

To my Unhealthy Self, 8/26

Monday, August 27, 2012      4 comments

August 26, 2012 Dear Unhealthy me, I looked in the mirror this morning and studied my reflection. I did not like what I saw. Iíve regained pounds that I lost more than 4 years ago and it definitely shows. I donít look as healthy or ... Read more

Finally getting back in the groove

Sunday, August 26, 2012      0 comments

Rough couple of weeks. Had a sinus infection with a constant headache and face pain that prevented me from exercising. I also gave in to comfort eating, naughty, naughty me. I'm finally feeling better, the headache is now only minimal and the... Read more

Spark restart Stage 2

Monday, August 06, 2012      4 comments

Still working on my Spark restart. Finished stage one, Fast Break. Working on Stage two now, Healthy Diet Habits. I'm concentrating on portion sizes, a problem of mine. I'm checking serving sizes on packages and measuring to be sure. I make... Read more

SparkDiet Restart

Sunday, July 15, 2012      2 comments

I came across my original food journals the other day from 2007-2008 when I first started Spark and began my weight loss journey. I looked through them and was struck by how my food choices changed over the months. I saw how I tried foods I ha... Read more

Day by Day

Monday, July 09, 2012      2 comments

Still having mixed results getting back on track. Had some issues with my knee that lasted over 2 weeks (pain, stiffness, unable to bend). Couldn't do my regular exercise, which really threw me off. Being an emotional eater I overindulged, es... Read more


Tuesday, June 19, 2012      0 comments

Back to Sparking a week now with mixed results - Fruits/Veggies - doing great ! Sweets - fair, had a couple of days that I over indulged Snacks - OK, most days I haven't had any snacks, but I chose sweets a couple times; did limit the s... Read more

Get My Spark Back Plan

Wednesday, June 13, 2012      1 comments

I weighed in this morning - 6 pounds above my upper limit. I can blame that on the old eating habits I picked up again. emoticonRead more

Back from Spark Break

Monday, June 11, 2012      3 comments

After a month long Spark break I think I'm ready to get back to my Sparking. I spent time taking care of me and being available for my Mom. She had surgery for breast cancer just over two weeks ago and did very well. We brought her to ou... Read more

Taking a Spark break

Wednesday, May 09, 2012      3 comments

In an effort to take better care of myself Iíve decided to move myself closer to the top of my care list. Multiple ongoing, longstanding stresses plus these new stresses are wearing me down and I need some focus. One of the things Iím going to... Read more

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