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Vacation, bridesmaid dresses and chocolate
Monday, July 03, 2017      6 comments

Last week, I was on vacation and it was wonderful. I ate pretty healthy, though I didn't keep up with tracking, I was okay with that. I made healthier choices in all that I did, and that was good for me. There will be times that I can't ... Read more
Wait, what?
Friday, June 16, 2017      9 comments

All right. I'm not complaining. I'm honestly sharing to help people see. 2 days (TWO DAYS) ago I posted about how my scale probably moved no more than a pound in a MONTH and I finally broke through to the next blip (tens) on my scale. I ... Read more
FINALLY.. it has happened to me...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017      7 comments

The last month has just sucked for me. Nothing has been wrong, really, it isn't that. It is the fact that My weight seemed so STAGNANT. The scale barely budged. I might have lost 1/2 a pound a week MAYBE. And I'm not close enough ... Read more
Weekend and thoughts
Friday, June 09, 2017      8 comments

I'm THRILLED it is the weekend, but I'm frustrated. I would have liked to have been further along in my weight loss. It is coming off, a tenth of a pound at a time, and it is fine, it is just FRUSTRATING me. I'm not quitting, and didn't... Read more
Passing grade
Thursday, June 08, 2017      5 comments

So many things work for me. So many things don't. Some advice that SP gives (and many members do as well) is to not look at foods as "good" or "bad". This, for me, is easier said than done. SO many things are "bad" in my head. However, ... Read more
Motivation Shmotivation. It is decision time.
Tuesday, June 06, 2017      6 comments

I hear the question all the time. How do I get motivated? Where did my motivation go? Motivation wanes, sometimes quickly, sometimes it lasts, but honestly, it doesn't matter. You see a picture of yourself you don't like, you feel li... Read more
Making it work
Monday, June 05, 2017      9 comments

This weekend I had been looking forward to for MONTHS. I bought tickets for me and friends to see a concert. (It was fantastic) and I couldn't wait until this day. I knew we would probably eat out, and planned for it. I got a great worko... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Healthy eating
Friday, June 02, 2017      25 comments

I have realized that there is more to healthy eating than just eating good foods. Yes, it is also eating in the proper portion. But most importantly, it isn't binge eating. Now, I'm not saying that people don't binge. I know that... Read more
Sugar beast and taming that rat...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017      4 comments

I posted yesterday how I made it through the sugar centric weekend without issue. And I did. I also posted how I was really feeling the cravings of the sugar beast. Even as I posted it, I was thinking about getting home, finding some of th... Read more
HOLY MOLY
Tuesday, May 30, 2017      10 comments

Wow. What a weekend. Friday was my kid's birthday. Man she was excited. She loved her gifts and was so grateful. We had a party Saturday for her. pizza for lunch, cupcakes and my favorite cookies were dessert... What did I have? ... Read more
FINALLY
Thursday, May 25, 2017      5 comments

Why is it so easy to know what you know, but at times, hard to remember and put into practice? The last 2 or 3 weeks I've been the same weight. It was making me NUTS. I felt like I was never going to drop. I started weighing myself more ... Read more
Healthy life healthy eating
Tuesday, May 23, 2017      2 comments

Having a healthy life is SO much easier when you have someone outside of spark. I love spark people. It has helped me immeasurably. I have finally learned though, that being able to complain to my friends makes this easier and knowi... Read more
You can't be fit but fat - according to new studies.
Thursday, May 18, 2017      2 comments

www.independent.co.uk/vo
ices/fat-but-fit-myth-diet
-fitness-obesity-complicat
ions-inclusive-a7741126.html A few months ago, I got into a discussion with an obese person on facebook. She was adamant that you coul... Read more
Interesting.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      4 comments

Well, I obviously finished Whole 30. It was actually easy, in the sense that it is simple and just requires planning. So I incorporated dairy without issue. Except I don't eat it that much. If I want cheese on a burger, I'll have it,... Read more
Mother's day and exhaustion
Monday, May 15, 2017      3 comments

My husband made my day. We had a wonderful mother's day, enjoyed time with families, and had plenty of our own time. I got my workouts in, and went for some walks at each parent's home to make my step goal (WOOT). It is comical. I get fr... Read more

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