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New Food Alert! Cauliflower Rice
Friday, January 19, 2018      4 comments

emoticon Back when I did this blog before I would occasionally post foods that I found helpful in my Health Journey... Read more
The Art of Choosing Rewards for your Hard Work
Thursday, January 18, 2018      0 comments

I’m about 3 weeks into my new plan and felt I deserved a little reward. I've stayed on target for my calories and exercise. I went to the doctor and recorded a great weight loss! I bought 2 travel bags from Amazon for myself (rose) and husb... Read more
Ideas for Breakfast meals
Tuesday, January 16, 2018      0 comments

Breakfast can be my easiest or hardest meal to deal with. The hard part is that I can easily skip it and then when I leave the house, I end up grabbing something at a fast food place to satisfy me. This crashed me hard back on Spark Journe... Read more
Weigh Day
Monday, January 15, 2018      3 comments

I will be weighing approximately every 2 weeks, or around the 15th and last day of the month. This time frame works for me because I lose weight slowly (about .5 to 1 # per week) and I like to see results. Weighing more often feeds my anxiety. ... Read more
Looking Ahead: Week 3
Sunday, January 14, 2018      1 comments

Tomorrow morning I have a doctor's appointment where I'll weigh, get my BP checked and see if I have fully recovered from the walking pneumonia that I had right before Christmas. I'm pretty sure I am otherwise, no way I would have been able to w... Read more
Reflections: End of Week Two (Journey 4)
Saturday, January 13, 2018      1 comments

Thoughts on the end of week two on my Healthy Journey #4. I love filling up the days on my calendar and seeing me getting more and more done. It's a visual reminder of my accomplishments that I have hung right by my computer desk and I love... Read more
How to make Leslie Sansone workouts harder
Thursday, January 11, 2018      2 comments

Within one week, I already hit the first Roadblock on my Journey. I had planned on doing Leslie Sansone’s Walk Away the Pounds program for the first 3 months but my heart has already adjusted to the workload for the 1-2 miles walk. I knew from m... Read more
How you lose weight is not cookie cutter
Tuesday, January 09, 2018      2 comments

The first week down and I already know I've lost weight even though I haven't stepped on a scale. Because I've experienced a successful process of losing weight before, I know exactly how I uniquely shed pounds. 1.) the skin on my forearms ... Read more
Daily plan for Week Two
Sunday, January 07, 2018      1 comments

Now that kids are back to school, life is getting back on track in terms of a regular schedule. Strength: Kid #1 is off to college out of town, and Kid #2 is attending college locally but driving herself. I am no longer Mom Bus Driver so th... Read more
Reflections: End of Week One (Journey 4)
Saturday, January 06, 2018      2 comments

Looking back over this first week (of 3rd Journey), I've definitely seen some old, good patterns re-emerge that led to my successful weight loss before, and I'm gaining insight as to why I quit and what held me back from succeeding with maintain... Read more
Don't fall for the pretty photos
Thursday, January 04, 2018      2 comments

You lose weight to GET HEALTHY. But each day you need to love yourself where you are today. ACCEPT YOURSELF TODAY. Trust me, work on your self attitude just as much as cardio and weights, or you won't come through to the other side. Do... Read more
What the Fitness Industry won't tell you about losing 100#
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      1 comments

I could write a book about this subject but I will try to be concise and to the point in this blog entry. If you have a 80 or more pounds to lose and have been chronically obese for a long period of time, the exercise-fitness-nutrition peop... Read more
Back again, somewhat
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      6 comments

I'm actually over at My Fitness Pal where I'm logging calories with my Android phone and using my FitBit to track my exercise but I will be cross posting diary entries over here at SparkPeople in the near future. I'll post an update about m... Read more
Weights and Measures
Saturday, July 16, 2016      2 comments

NOTE: This is an older blog entry showing how stress is starting to make me lose hope and lose focus on my goal. This was my last entry before I quit Spark **************** Friday was my measure day and it was "weigh" disappointing... Only... Read more
Weigh in Day and thoughts on the scale
Friday, July 01, 2016      2 comments

NOTE: This is an older blog entry just has good stuff to keep **************** Today's weight: 268.8 so almost 6 pounds down from my last monthly weight in. This is great news because I was beginning to lose focus due to some personal str... Read more

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