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New year/new start

Sunday, January 04, 2015      1 comments

Last year was a struggle. I was up and down a half dozen times are more. Therefore this year I have resolved to begin anew, making reachable goals and holding myself accountable.... Read more

Stomach Flu

Friday, May 10, 2013      5 comments

Just got over the stomach flu. It is no fun not being able to eat and no fun not feeling like exercise. It makes me appreciate good health and having Sparkpeople to go back to after the illness is over.... Read more

Six months and still going.

Friday, May 03, 2013      4 comments

I have been with Sparkpeople for 6 months and find that it is one of the most user friendly programs that I have ever been on. After 6 months I still love and use the tools that are available to me. It is like a game in many ways. I try to obt... Read more

Eating on the weekend

Sunday, March 10, 2013      4 comments

My DH and i like to eat out on the weekends and we have found that we can stay within our allotted calories by making wise choices. Many of the restaurants have lower calories meals on the menu and we chose from those. For the restaurants that... Read more

Overcoming the sweets

Friday, February 22, 2013      3 comments

I am a big sweets lover. I have struggled with over eating sweets more than anything else. I have found, however, that I can still have my sweets and loose weight. The secret is moderation. I limit the amount that I can have to be within the a... Read more


Tuesday, February 05, 2013      3 comments

Happiness is wearing jeans again. I haven't worn them for years but recently went out and bought a pair and discovered that they were comfortable. I thought my body build ( I am an apple) and extra weight kept me from wearing jeans because in ... Read more


Monday, January 28, 2013      4 comments

I have been a member Sparkpeople since the middle of October 2011 and am happy with my progress so far. I have lost almost half of my goal weight and have not lost interest in using the tools that Sparkpeople offers. I have tried a variety of... Read more

The munchies

Tuesday, January 22, 2013      3 comments

I'm having a little trouble with the munchies today. I have found my hand in the cereal box a couple of times and had a few bites of trail mix. I have managed to keep it within my calorie allotment but I think I need to concentrate on putting ... Read more


Thursday, January 17, 2013      1 comments

I am not a great lover of exercise but I do understand it's importance so since I have joined Sparkpeople I have tried to incorporate it into my life. I have used some of the videos but because I broke my foot a few months back and it is in the... Read more


Monday, January 14, 2013      1 comments

Sunday is my favorite day of the week. I love going to church and worshiping. I love having the afternoon to spend just chilling. I do find that eating on Sundays can be a challenge though. Today we ate breakfast out and I thought I made som... Read more


Friday, January 11, 2013      1 comments

I found out recently that our health insurance pays for a gym membership. My DH and i are planning on looking in to that.... Read more

losing on vacation

Thursday, January 10, 2013      1 comments

Christmas break has been a bit of a challenge for me. I found that I did well as long as I used the Sparkpeople tools. However, I had a few days when I was lazy and did not use them. As a result I picked up two of those pounds that I had lost... Read more

Merry Christmas

Tuesday, December 25, 2012      6 comments

It has been a quiet and lovely Christmas day with a surprise snowfall, a rarity for this part of the country. I have never tried to loose weight during a holiday but so far so good.... Read more