I've come to a decision on what to do about weighing myself on my upcoming trip. It's not exactly a vacation, but sort-of (long story).
I won't weigh myself at my mom's. That scale has probably been gathering dust for the last two decades. ... Read more
If there's one thing my dogs try to teach me, it's to stop and smell the roses. And the weeds, and the grass, and the garbage . . . well, you get the picture. In other words, don't look at the big picture!
I'd like to lose, ultimately, some... Read more
Ever wonder why you might see a weight gain when you're just sure you've been good?
Think about whether or not you ate out just a few days before you weighed in -- it doesn't have to be the day before, it may take a few days for your body t... Read more
For those who don't know me, I don't own a scale. I don't have access to a scale anywhere. Scales make me depressed. They rarely say what I want them to say, or what I think they ought to say.
I will be visiting my mom on mother's day, as t... Read more
You are what you think.
I'm not sure that I'm completly on board with the law of attraction -- which basically says if you want something, write it down & think about it & it will appear, although in reality, it's not quite that simple.
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That statement can apply to so many things in life, but in this case, I'm talking about exercise.
Let me tell you about me as a kid. I was the biggest couch potato ever. In grade school, I'd sit with a friend of mine who couldn't do gym jus... Read more
That's the challenge on one of my sparkteams.
Even though I'm not working, it's still hard to find time for me. I've got 4 animals always clamoring to be loved, to be walked, to be fed. Not quite the same as kids, but still time-consuming. ... Read more
I think I read this on SP, but I'm not sure. Wherever I picked it up, it's a good idea that I'm going to try to incorporate.
You need a fitness mantra. You know those times when you think you just can't take another step, do another pushup,... Read more
I found this SP article quite interesting -- www.sparkpeople.com/reso urce/motivation_articles.a sp?id=657
Even though I know it's a good idea to write down how you feel when you eat, I'd never really thought about be... Read more
You are such a loser. You'll never be able to lose weight.
And even if you do lose weight, you know that you'll just put it all right back on. And then some.
You've never succeeded before -- what makes you think this time will be diffe... Read more
It's funny how Oprah had Mariah Shriver on the other day, and she said she lost herself when she became first lady of California. When she could no longer indentify herself as a journalist, she just didn't know what she was.
It's funny beca... Read more
Isn't it amazing how just a little weight loss can make you feel soooooooooo good?
I've been feeling like things are fitting a bit better lately, so I was surprised that when I measured this morning, there was no change -- and I only measur... Read more
The title is part of today's healthy reflections from SP:
"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could . . .", Ralph Waldo Emerson
One of these days, I've got to try reading some Emerson. It's amazing how much of ... Read more
This is a pretty cool Website. Actually, you don't need the Website, but it has the instructions.
Say you're out & you're wondering what the nutritional breakdown of what you want to order is, but ... Read more
Diets don't work. They don't work because they're usually not something you can stick to forever. Oh sure, they might work in the short-term -- but will you be able to keep the weight off? Can you eat like you're eating for the rest of your life... Read more