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Friday got a bit fried.
Saturday, February 05, 2011      0 comments

I was eating completely on plan until dinner. We went out to dinner at my favorite Mexican restaurant. I had grilled fish tacos. Order came with two, I ate one. Drank water, not a margarita. BUT - I did eat chips with green sauce and I ate ... Read more
Habits not Hunger - Day 4
Thursday, February 03, 2011      3 comments

I ate within my calorie range today, but it felt like a restriction. I wanted to eat more, especially tonight after dinner. I'm not sure (and how is this even possible????) if I was really hungry, or just craving food like a habit, like a pos... Read more
Gonna have to face it, I'm addicted to food
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      1 comments

Day 3. Yesterday I ate 25 calories over my limit. I still consider it a success, considering I'm sure I was consuming at least 500-800 calories a day over that limit just a couple of weeks ago. But that's not why I'm blogging. I keep hea... Read more
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      0 comments

Day 2 on the wheel of Spark. Day 2 for the upteenth time. BUT I made it through day 1. Yay! And I'm doing the same thing today. I told my trainer. I told my son . They are my best support. Made a nice salad for J. last night, leaving out th... Read more
Monday, January 31, 2011      0 comments

I have been avoiding SparkPeople, healthy eating, exercise. Everything. And the results are in. I am back at my highest weight. My blood sugar was 130 last week when my quarterly RA bloodwork was done - first time I have been measured above 1... Read more
My life and my rocks
Friday, June 11, 2010      2 comments

You've probably heard the story about the university professor who shows a jar to his students, fills it to the brim with rocks and asks the students if they would agree that the jar is full. When they agree, he takes a bag of pebbles and pour... Read more
Discussion with my trainer: More breakfast
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      3 comments

I had a good discussion with my trainer this morning. I use my trainer to get 30 minutes of strength training 2x a week, yes, but almost more importantly is that he's my best motivator and strategist. Today I weighed in, which I had not do... Read more
Weekend review and Sunday nightmares
Monday, June 07, 2010      0 comments

Monday again. I had a relaxing weekend with the hubs. We watched a lot of movies - actually went to the theatre twice. Once I indulged in candy and popcorn, once just a diet coke. Went out to dinner on Friday - ate too much, but actually not... Read more
Two positive choices on one day
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      1 comments

Today I went for a 30 minute walk immediately after arising. I had told my trainer I would, and that pretty much was the motivation - along with acknowledging that this one good choice would help me feel better emotionally because I actually fo... Read more
Renew, restart, recommit, really!
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      3 comments

"Fall seven times, get up eight." So they say, and so I'm doing. It's the first of June, and I have a lot to be thankful for and a lot of reasons to get back on track. As usual, I find I'm actually more motivated to health when I'm feeling be... Read more
May 6, healthy things
Thursday, May 06, 2010      1 comments

Healthy breakfast of small banana, 3/4 cup Special K, 1/2 cup blackberries, 1% milk Read 3 SparkPeople articles on motivation, goal creation, and consistency. Vegetarian lunch.... Read more
Tuesday good things
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      1 comments

30 minutes weights/cardio 329 calorie healthy breakfast 397 calorie healthy lunch Walk with the dogs Read a SparkPeople article on procrastination. Did 2 things I had been procrastinating over! Yay! Procrastination is probably my ve... Read more
Monday good things
Monday, May 03, 2010      2 comments

Back on SparkPeople today. Healthy breakfast. Healthy lunch Sunning exercises! Healthy dinner Bedtime on time.... Read more
Friday, Saturday, Sunday good things
Monday, May 03, 2010      0 comments

Friday: Too long ago to remember much, but I had a hamburger for dinner minus cheese, minus mayo, minus fries and I cooked asparagus. Saturday: 35 minutes cardio at the gym. (bike + elliptical) Sunday: Planted flowers, skipped th... Read more
Thursday healthy things
Thursday, April 29, 2010      2 comments

1. 30 minute cardio/weight workout. 2. Healthy breakfast. Tracked it. 3. Pretty healthy lunch. Tracked it. Bit carb heavy, though. 4. Banana and 1 oz cheese for afternoon snack. 5. Then stopped snacking. 6. Read the Spark article "... Read more

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