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One holiday done....

Friday, November 28, 2014      2 comments

I hope all of my US friends had a great Thanksgiving. It's a wonderful holiday at it's core and it was always the one holiday that was least commercialized....but we're really messing with that BIG TIME with all the crazy sales, the waiting in l... Read more

Thanksgiving Week

Monday, November 24, 2014      6 comments

For us in the U.S. emoticon it's Thanksgiving week. I think a lot of us probably feel thankful that we are on this... Read more

SparkPeople Normal

Tuesday, November 18, 2014      14 comments

I realized today that I'm leading a 'SparkPeople Normal' day. The routine I've established is very comfortable to me by this time. And it keeps me heading towards weight loss and health....until I choose to take a detour. Read more

Sunny Sunday

Sunday, November 16, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday was a little surprising. I knew another front was heading our way but I wasn't expecting much snow with it, just another drop to below zero temps. So I was surprised that this gray day snowed from dawn till evening. It feels like th... Read more

State of Me

Thursday, November 13, 2014      3 comments

I'm looking out of my home office window at a deep freeze. Was below zero last night, brrrrrr. Today the sun is out and we have about 3-4 inches of snow on the ground. Tomorrow it should get close to freezing, then another cold front comes th... Read more

In The Beginning.....

Wednesday, November 12, 2014      1 comments

I was lost, frustrated and about 25 pounds above what is a good weight for me. I had no clue how to get rid of the extra baggage AND my weight just kept creeping up. Arrrrgggghhhhh Read more

Avoiding the Holiday Weight Gain Surrender

Tuesday, November 11, 2014      4 comments

For the first time in years I am not just surrendering to the standard 'hey, you're in the US' weight gain from Halloween to New Years Day. As mentioned before, I've just asked myself to maintain through those holidays past. And I more or less... Read more

Talkin' or walkin'?

Monday, November 03, 2014      3 comments

Talkin' the talk and/or walkin' the walk? This has been my challenge for some time because I've learned a LOT here at SP. My issue is....doing what I know works. ...Read more

Blowing It UP!

Thursday, October 30, 2014      2 comments

November will be here in a couple of days and that takes us into the holidays. In the past, I've set my target for November and December simply to maintain. To do no damage. But this time I want to BLOW THAT UP! Read more

Here's My Problem

Thursday, October 30, 2014      3 comments

My biggest problem with food is portion control. I 'over serve' myself. The foods I choose are healthy, the way I prepare things (normally) is to grill, steam, bake. I'm not into a lot of sauces. I just WANT more than I need of the things ... Read more

Food - you can't live with it, you can't live without it

Tuesday, October 28, 2014      3 comments

I was the kid who didn't really like food. Peanut butter & jelly, good. Meat, bad. Spaghetti OK, cereal and toast and jelly, OK. Fried chicken OK. Everything else, nah, no good. I ate just enough to keep me living and breathing. I was tin... Read more

Last week in October

Monday, October 27, 2014      2 comments

I am not done losing weight but I seem to act like it. I'm not consistent with my food and exercise. I'm doing well enough that I'm maintaining but I am not driven enough to make changes necessary to make weight loss part of my world. BIG SIG... Read more

Wednesday - Reporting In

Wednesday, October 22, 2014      2 comments

Reporting in on this week's efforts..... * Tracked 2 days out of 3 * Calorie burned deficit for those 2 days? -742 on Monday, -347 Tuesday * Moving more during my day - remembering to get up from my desk more often but have a way to... Read more

Starting the Week

Monday, October 20, 2014      2 comments

Yesterday took my bike out for a 45 minute ride in gorgeous Indian Summer weather. Today, went to the early yoga class. This is mostly stretching, not so much about strength but its such a great way to start the week. Then I came home a... Read more

Sunday Tracking

Sunday, October 12, 2014      0 comments

Here's to all of us in SP Land who track on Sunday. emoticon I'm singling this day out because often I do NOT t... Read more

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