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Challenge: Write down three positive things you have acheived.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014      3 comments

Well, the first of my three positive achievements is that I have helped my oldest granddaughter achieve one of her goals in her life. She has started college for a medical career. I'm so proud of her and extremely happy that I could help her. ... Read more

Today's Challenge: Eat slow and enjoy your food

Wednesday, July 09, 2014      1 comments

Eating slow is a habit that I have gotten into since joining SparkPeople, and it really helps you to enjoy what you eat. Anytime I talk to anyone about SparkPeople that is one of the things I will always mention. That eating slowly helps you t... Read more

Today's Challenge: Eat slow and enjoy your food

Wednesday, July 09, 2014      0 comments

Eating slow is a habit that I have gotten into since joining SparkPeople, and it really helps you to enjoy what you eat. Anytime I talk to anyone about SparkPeople that is one of the things I will always mention. That eating slowly helps you t... Read more

Challenge: Positive Self-Talk

Saturday, July 05, 2014      2 comments

You know, I put this on my blog back in May of this year, and it still goes for this challenge today. "Beating yourself up emotionally because you slipped up on your weight loss journey never solves anything. It just abuses your image of ... Read more

Challenge: Write an encouraging letter to yourself.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014      3 comments

Beating yourself up emotionally because you slipped up on your weight loss journey never solves anything. It just abuses your image of yourself. So you slipped up, everybody does sometimes. but if you let it control you then you will be the o... Read more

Today's challenge to eat slowly

Monday, April 14, 2014      3 comments

This definitely works and works well, at least for me. I've told some of my friends who are on a weight loss journey that this is a sure-fire method. Not only do you slow down your intake of foods, but you get to savor the flavor and texture o... Read more

Today's challenge: Put Junk Food Out of Sight

Sunday, March 16, 2014      0 comments

I did pretty good with that today, and I do know that this strategy works, and works well. Like the old saying goes,"Out of sight, out of mind".... Read more

Old clothes that don't fit

Tuesday, March 04, 2014      5 comments

As I lost weight, I gave most of my clothes that no longer fit to someone else who could use them. I did keep a very few pieces though. Not because I wanted a reminder of what I use to wear, but because the pieces held good memories of a trip ... Read more

Thinking of a long term goal

Monday, March 03, 2014      3 comments

Well, today's challenge was to think of some long term goals. Well, I guess one of my long term goals would have to be that I keep myself healthy and strong enough to reach my 70th birthday, which will be coming around in three years.... Read more

Today's challenge is to reflect on what I have achieved

Wednesday, January 29, 2014      2 comments

Today's challenge is to reflect on what I have achieved in my weight loss journey. Well, to start off, I am much happier with the way I feel about myself and how I look. But, on the health side, I've been able to stop taking medications like B... Read more

Today's challenge to write an encouraging letter

Friday, July 26, 2013      0 comments

Well, I'm not really good at writing myself letters, but again, I did sort of have a mental talk with myself letting myself know that it's not the end if I trip up every now an then. I did overdo it a little around the holidays, but it isn't t... Read more

Today's challenge to eat slow

Thursday, July 25, 2013      1 comments

Well, I've learned through the 2 years that I've been with Spark People, that eating slow is the best way to, not only, enjoy your meal, but to also fill myself up without overeating. It really works for both cases.... Read more

"Whatever you are, be a good one" Lincoln

Tuesday, July 16, 2013      2 comments

Well, I guess I can say that I'm a quilter, and proud to say I'm a good one at that. I take pride in my work and when I make something I want to make it the best I can. ... Read more

Pre- and Post Fueling Plan

Monday, July 01, 2013      2 comments

Well, the challenge for today was to think about what I eat before and/or after working out. I try to eat something like oatmeal, yogurt, or a bagel thin with peanut butter before I go to my workout. And try to get some protein in within an h... Read more

Today's challenge: Write down 3 accomplishments.

Friday, May 17, 2013      2 comments

OK. Well, number one is that I've lowered my BP to a good level and my cholesterol is fantastic. That was one of the main goals that I had. Number two, I exercise more then I use to, and number three, I feel better about how I look in my clot... Read more


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