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Day 25 ~ 164 Crossing off the list

Wednesday, December 10, 2014      8 comments

Today, was an interesting day. I had a half day, and found myself in Ikea. I love eating the salmon dish they serve with hollandaise. Funny thing is now that I am eating less, the tiny fish portion, really was enough. And the rice timbales, made... Read more

Day 24 ~ 165.5 Joining the 5% Club

Tuesday, December 09, 2014      9 comments

I found this link on JAROL7's Sparkpage, in his opinion, the Best SP Article ever. JAROL7's is 77 years young, and he will be joining the 5% Club in January. His list is in part how I came up with my Accountability List and Blog. Also, from Tea... Read more

Day 23 ~ 167 Walking Daily - Just Do It!!

Monday, December 08, 2014      10 comments

I have to put situational eating behind me for good. So I have decided to make a decision daily about what I will eat for each meal, and think it through first. Not just let a meal time arrive, and grabbing whatever is fastest. Planning fe... Read more

Day 21 ~ 170 ~ Accountability

Saturday, December 06, 2014      9 comments

12 days since I wrote a blog, but I have accomplished so much. A long Holiday weekend with 5 days off work, yahoo!! One was unexpected, a gift of a snow day! So Wednesday, I was able to cross off my list Cleaning my Bedroom and Study. This week... Read more

Day #9 of 1000 Day Streak ~ 164 Life Lessons at every age

Sunday, November 23, 2014      6 comments

Today was the baby naming ceremony/baptism for our sweet grandchild. First was a visit to a spa like setting, for a complete immersion in Daddy's arms, and then a Ceremony following at the house. We stopped for flowers on the way, just in and ou... Read more

Day 8 of 1000 Day Streak ~ 163.5 Week 2

Sunday, November 23, 2014      5 comments

Well, I am getting this Saturday blog in after midnight. I accomplished SO many tasks today, I felt great from morning till night. I did tons of bottle returns. Picked up a gift for the baby naming ceremony tomorrow/baptism tomorrow. Went to the... Read more

Day#7 of 1000 Day Streak ~ 163

Saturday, November 22, 2014      5 comments

One week in, of being accountable with exercise, calories, and blogging. I am eating protein and walnuts in the morning, which are supposed to reduce cravings and hunger. I believe it, since that's the case with me. So I mainly have turkey bac... Read more

Day#6 of 1000 Day Streak ~ 163.5

Thursday, November 20, 2014      9 comments

No list today. Maybe only post once a week? A positive change I feel checking in daily, keeps me focused on myself, and on doing the next thing on it, rather than no specific plan, and focusing on what next I might eat. I managed to finish ... Read more

Day #5 of 1000 Day Streak ~ 165.5 Positive, Permanent Change Short blog

Wednesday, November 19, 2014      5 comments

Last night I did not get to walk as I went straight to evening job. Which I have 2 nights a week. I knew I would gain without exercising as my appetite kicked in. Even though I was on my feet till 10. Didn't matter. I didn't exert myself to bala... Read more

Day #4 - 1000 Day Streak ~ 165~ Positive, Permanent Change Week 1

Tuesday, November 18, 2014      7 comments

Every time I step on the scale, I cringe, just a tiny bit, eyes scrunched, just waiting for the number to blink on. I want it to be a new number, just not a HIGHER one. Today, joy, when I once again, hit 165. I'll take it. And I want that to be ... Read more

Day #3 1000 Day Streak ~ 166~ Positive, Permanent Change Week 1

Monday, November 17, 2014      10 comments

It was really raining today, so didn't push the stroller in this, for obvious reasons. But usually I can midday. So after a very long work day, cooked dinner, and went downtown where it's really well lit, and everyone walks, in this town. Sure b... Read more

Day #2 1000 Day Streak ~ 166.5 Positive, Permanent Change

Sunday, November 16, 2014      12 comments

Well, I am feeling great because today I hit 166.5, reversing the Trend!! Awesome! My new plan, will include, never allowing my weight to increase beyond 3 pounds. I think that's a number which will help me stay on track. My daughter does this w... Read more

Day #1 of 1000 Day Streak ~ 168 Positive, Permanent Change

Sunday, November 16, 2014      45 comments

I've decided to commit to a Streak, and l've chosen 1000 Days as my number. The reasons are many. I see so much success among Sparkers making these commitments. I haven't tried my hardest yet. I came pretty close, this spring, and then faltered.... Read more

Goodbye Plateau. Hello Progress!!

Friday, October 17, 2014      13 comments

I'm finding Balance to be the elusive part of my life's equation at the present moment. But... What I need to do is put my SparkProgram at the front of the line. I need the ME Time, so I can get in my workout, and prepare proper meals, and sna... Read more

Accept Where you are on your Journey - Maintaining is Good

Sunday, September 07, 2014      10 comments

I think it's really important for me to accept where I am at right now, and just wallow in all that I have accomplished. And, as I do this, I remember that I lost 20 pounds in the week prior and throughout the 5% Spring Challenge, and now, this ... Read more


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