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Alternative solution - instead of tracking all my food every day

Monday, April 25, 2016      37 comments

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

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Invisible Calories - harmful in many ways!

Sunday, April 17, 2016      151 comments

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

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What we can't control - and what we can

Tuesday, April 05, 2016      147 comments

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

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Ultimate Pleasure Deficit of Food - my insights from mindful eating

Monday, March 14, 2016      158 comments

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

Retreat #1 of 2016

Sunday, March 13, 2016      26 comments

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

Not the way I planned

Monday, March 07, 2016      32 comments

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


Sunday, March 06, 2016      27 comments

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

Happy Ending

Sunday, February 28, 2016      27 comments

Thank you my friends for your support and words of wisdom on my yesterday's blog! emoticon After my nap I was... Read more


Saturday, February 27, 2016      31 comments

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

Eat Dessert Every Day!

Thursday, February 25, 2016      23 comments

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 experience with maintenance cycles and not-so-good week

Saturday, February 20, 2016      27 comments

My SP Friend JEANKNEE wrote a great blog about maintenance cycles and slippery slopes:
al.asp?blog_id=6098092 and shared this article: https://beckdiets... Read more

Pick Center Weight As Goal, Not The Lowest Achieved

Sunday, February 14, 2016      27 comments

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

Good week

Sunday, February 07, 2016      29 comments

On Monday I complained about feeling grumpy, on account of not enough sleep, no morning exercise and blue light therapy. Thank you for the good wishes, they helped a lot. Read more

Bad day

Monday, February 01, 2016      33 comments

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

Update on tidying project

Sunday, January 31, 2016      31 comments

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

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