GINNJEN1974's Blogs

History Lesson In Weight
Monday, September 10, 2012      7 comments

Born Jan 4 1974 average weight 7lbs 12 oz. or something around there Normal weight all thru elementary scool K-5 Middle school still on track 6-8 High School 9th grade year height just around 5 foot 1 or 2 devolped eating issues. Lowest we... Read more
Non Scale Victories (NSV)
Sunday, September 09, 2012      7 comments

We often cant see past the number on the scale, esp when we are trying to lose weight.Not be able to see past it we faill to see the non scale victories. There are so many too if we just take stock. This journey is more than what that stubborn a... Read more
Eating Alone
Saturday, September 08, 2012      6 comments

Yea or nay. This is something that I have noticed some people have to eat with others. I make it a practice in my house to always have the family at the supper table. Its a good way to see what is going on in everyones lives. For the rest of the... Read more
Potatos to Bowling
Friday, September 07, 2012      10 comments

Its official I have lost 10 lbs. Wasnt sure I was going to lose this week due to TOTM. I did however. I wanted to know some things that weighed ten pound came across mostly food stuffs like potatoes. Then I was like what else...... came ac... Read more
Who Me... Negative Nelly
Thursday, September 06, 2012      6 comments

Wow its just about 1 am here and yup you guessed it Insomnia struck again. Now I could be crunchy about it, embrace that Negative Nelly that we all have inside but no not today. I am going to just roll with it. There is not to much to be done fo... Read more
Upper and Lower Body Cycle
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday as I was walking around Walmart I saw this and thought wow that is something I could do. I need to get in more exercise and the price was in budget. I want an actual bike but man not to cheap. So, I bought it took it home and gave it a... Read more
Coffee and the Spark
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      6 comments

This is how I start my morning for the last almost month. It helps me know just where I am along this journey. Plus my house is quiet so it some me time too. Now I drink mostly black coffee but occasionally have to slip in a little creamer. A tr... Read more
Member Tool Monday
Monday, September 03, 2012      9 comments

So I thought I should pick a theme for Mondays to blog about. Why not a member tool here to use from Spark People and focus on it. Give my take. This week I am going with the Nutrition Tracker. I chose it because if we choose to not utilize... Read more
Pick a Number Any Number (not a game)
Sunday, September 02, 2012      14 comments

I wonder why some people pick X number to get to when they want to lose weight. I myself have one just like most everyone on here. Is it a magic number? Is it a number some doctor said they should be? Is it a number we will be truly happy at? ... Read more
Spark Streaks Great Tools
Saturday, September 01, 2012      4 comments

I know some people dont use streaks to measure progress. I think they should however to see just how good they are doing. This is one of those NSV to be proud of. Aim for a week of signing in to Spark. Aim for tracking you food or exercise for X... Read more
Another 1.4 Bites the Dust
Friday, August 31, 2012      7 comments

Today is not normally my weekly weigh in day. Plus I wasnt sure if I was going to every week but it seems to have become my trend. Next week I may forgo it as well TOTM. Need I say more. Need to learn what to do to overcome the bloat that comes ... Read more
Almost September
Thursday, August 30, 2012      7 comments

Boy time sure seems to go by faster with each year that passes by me. I used to think a year was such a long time and now I know better. As of Sept. 5 I will have been back to the Spark for a whole month. I am so glad that I came back too. ... Read more
Warm Re-Welcome
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      11 comments

This just warmed my heart. I have been back to the Spark for a few weeks now. I have ran in to some of the people that I was in close contact with on here. They are wonderful, they have said they missed me. These people are amazing, they even ke... Read more
Question Yourself
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      9 comments

I know most people say they are doing this to be healthier. That is a great reason, is it the only one though? I have often wonder just want it takes for people to say okay I am dont with this weight. Is it just for health reasons. Is it fo... Read more
Fiber Ideas
Monday, August 27, 2012      5 comments

I struggle with this one just about daily, so I decided to go in search of some ideas of what I can eat to help raise this. Do you struggle with it too. Also remember to drink lots of water to halp aid the fiber along its way. Whole Grains ... Read more

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