Tracking all my food is the foundation on which I built up everything l know about healthy eating, and I will be forever grateful for SP Nutrition Tracker.
However, after almost 2 years of tracking everything I got bored. I knew all the data, ... Read more
Eating invisible calories support the false belief one is compliant with the diet of choice.
That may be a pleasant thought, but invisible calories do more harm than just manifesting as weight gain:
- they are eaten in a hurry, not paying... Read more
We have absolutely no control over how much we weigh today.
Actual weight is a result of past actions that cannot be changed.
Too simple, isn't it?
An still, how many hours are wasted on worries and regrets in response to the number of the... Read more
I ate quite a few meals mindfully in the past days, the last being today's breakfast.
By mindful I mean no reading, no distractions.
Look at food, raise hand, lift spoon, take mouthful of food, chew, feel taste, swallow, feel volume and warm... Read more
I spent Thursday and Friday on self- retreat at my parent's house.
I love the silence and the beauty of the place.
Did a lot of sitting and walking meditation, and long mindful walks in the forest and in the village - it was resting and upli... Read more
The lunch with my family did not go as planned.
We had a great time and enjoyed it all, but deviated from my plan - I have no bad feelings about that, I'm just sharing this to show bad food days happen to everyone and that they are not the end... Read more
I had a very busy week at work, on Monday and Tuesday I had meetings at 9 am which is bad because normally I start at 10:30 and leave after 7. It is no good leaving earlier because of traffic. But it was a very productive week, on Friday I hande... Read more
Today I tried to sort books with DH.
He was reasonable with DVDs and enjoyed the end result: having only our favorites, rather than having them scattered in the sea of those worthless to us.
I explained upfront that I want to get rid of t... Read more
I read these two great articles, I hope you find them useful.
They say eating dessert regularly in a smart way, in controlled portions is a lot better for successful weight loss and maintenance than total deprivation:
Why We Eat Dessert E... Read more
My SP Friend JEANKNEE wrote a great blog about maintenance cycles and slippery slopes:
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=6098092
and shared this article:
https://beckdiets... Read more
I often read blogs in which Sparkers complain about "gaining" 3-4 pounds overnight, and being worried about it.
I wrote a maintenance Secret of Success about how I handle weight fluctuations without worries - I post it here hoping team memb... Read more
Not THAT bad, but pretty bad.
Did not sleep enough and did not sleep well.
Had to go to work early, and had to stay in late.
Did not have time for walking, running or yoga.
Forgot to switch on my blue therapy lamp during breakfast.
I f... Read more
This is not about eating well and exercise.
But it is relevant to living a healthy life, so I thought I'd share.
Last weekend I read this book, after SP Friend JJMLSPN mentioned in her blog:
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The J... Read more