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ok, I guess I'm here for a while
It seems I'm in a stage of "half )(*#&", which means I don't seem to be focused on doing anything I know I need to do, well. I start by logging on, and enter my breakfst into the tracker system, then enter my workout, then I don't seem to go ba... Read more
the grass is always greener....
ok so it'w well into the new year, and I've tried other means of food plans, food track, etc and sometimes a little bit of knowledge is dangerous, and that it is. So I'm back home - at Sparkpeople to get clarity. I've hit a plateau - so I thou... Read more
well even over 40 years of checking food plans after new years hasn't change.
What is interesting and reassuring this time is that I discovered a food plan which answers many questions for me.
I looked into something called beyond diet - tho... Read more
please oh please, let this be the year
2011 was - on the whole - agreat year. Inseptember I was amazed at myself that I had the stick-to-it-ness for 8 months - living on a food plan and behaviours that supported me - however I had hit a plateau and that - looking back - appears to b... Read more
Lost and on my way back
ok here are the excuses - been sick for about a month. Vacation in sedona was good but alot of emotional turmoil - e.g. friends letting me down - new experience for me, so between the emotional and physical screw ups I let myself down by not ta... Read more
Fall - trying to hunker down for the winter...
As I have been struggling with my food lately, I was reflecting on the past "Falls" in my life.
And it seems to me that the fall is a hard time...or maybe it's any season....regardless I digress:).. I notice that comfort foods are more comfort... Read more
Struggling to keep focused
Ok let's face facts. My body is very forgiving. I haven't had what I'd call a great - clean eating summer it hasn't been - perfect though I dislike using that word - it seems to be the word that fits here - but it doesn't fit because perfect... Read more
I'm trying something new
OK, so I read in a SP article over the weekend, that if I'm in a plateau I need to recheck that my food is enough for the level of activity I'm doing. I don't know how to do this on SP.
So I ended up changing my program from weight loss to h... Read more
Back to school, back on track
I love fall. It's cooler, new colours in the garden and my business picks up.
Consistency is key. I get bored with consistency, so I need to define it differently.
I think....consistency for me is to confirm what I can and WILL do on a repe... Read more
Back in good form...
The weather is cooler and I'm feeling much more alive. I love a routine - with spontaneous action - which doesn't make sense but I get it:) While reading some of the morning emails from SP I realize I have overcome a tremendous hurdle - I no l... Read more
I deserve this.
Yes I do, so I'm grateful for the body I have, cause it's put up with alot of @)#(*(* stuff I've done to it over the years. And yet it still carries me through every day, each running step, each aerobic activity, my sleep, everything. So yes... Read more
1 step forward 40 steps back, has got to change
I was at my Silpada conference onthe weekend. It was fabulous the product, the company, the women, I'm so lucky to work with this company. I had the honour of an impromptu chat with
my team "head" - smart, beautiful inside and out - and the ... Read more
ok I'm needing to do the work
While I was running this morning, I kept thnking - I don't think I can do this. Then I realized that Big mouth in my head who keeps trying to sabbotage me was thinking about how far I need to run - the wisdom part of me spoke up - granted in a... Read more
Beginnings are great, follow through to endings have been evasive!
ok - so I know I'm an emotional eater. ok - so I know I'm a seasonal eater - extreme heat, extreme cold - I eat....so I've started each day this past week with determination and discipline, I log in to SP and enter my breakfast, come home from... Read more
Back on track...
Ok so I did do extras while away. However, I'm also accountable! So I'm back on track..
this heat is very seductive to me. Most people can't eat in the heat, I seem to be able to continue whether it's in a desert or the North Pole. So I mu... Read more