Thought I would treat myself today.....
Saturday, March 13, 2010      2 comments

Normally when I eat out since I started on this new lifestyle I make it Subway, or order healthy foods. Today my son really wanted Burger King. While I normally do not go there often, I did today. I only like a couple of their sandwiches, so I g... Read more
HELP!! Nutrition Debate?? Low-carb or low-fat???
Friday, March 12, 2010      4 comments

I was on the message boards yesterday where I found a controversial dispute. Both had great points that seemed logical. I have been on Spark People for a month and a half. I have stuck to my diet pretty faithfully. I exercise for an hour to an h... Read more
Come on spring.
Thursday, February 18, 2010      0 comments

Wow, what a walk in the fresh air can do for you. It has been so cold and snowy here, that other than shoveling, I haven't really been out much. Today is sunny and about 35 degrees. Our driveway is about a half mile long. So I walked down to get... Read more
Step in the right direction, hooray!
Thursday, February 18, 2010      5 comments

I quit smoking on February 1st. Then I started on here a few days later. In the past I went back to smoking because of weight gain. Last time I quit for a little over a year. I gained 40 lbs. so I started back smoking. This time I am bound and d... Read more
Action step-goals
Monday, February 15, 2010      5 comments

My short-term goals: 1) Exercise at least 15 minutes a day. 2) Drink 8 glasses of water. 3) Track all foods and drinks. 4) Get at least 6 hours of good sleep per night. Medium-term goals: 1) Lose 20 - 25 lbs. by May 15th to ... Read more
The Spark!
Thursday, February 11, 2010      1 comments

I bought this book a week ago. I finally got it today. I opened it and cannot put it down. I usually hate reading long books, but it is so motivating, informative, and inspirational that I love reading it. Anyone that has not bought it, consider... Read more
After one week
Thursday, February 11, 2010      4 comments

I tried this before and failed. This time it feels different. I feel different. I feel so alive, my back is hurting less, and I'm starting to sleep better. Last time it was like a chore to be dieting and exercising. This time I actually look for... Read more