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Warning - Whining
I had my first weigh in last night on the new Weight Watchers program. I lost 1.4 pounds, which I know is good, but I must confess I was very disappointed. I was hoping for about 3 pounds. So now I'm feeling bummed. ... Read more
Progress, Not Perfection
Progress, not perfection, is what I should be striving for. I was re-reading chapter one in The Artist's Way, and those words jumped out at me.
I really have a problem with thinking I should be perfect. If I'm not doing something perfec... Read more
Starting over, again
I am picking myself back up and re-starting my program to regain my health, yet again. I guess since I haven't given up that is a good thing. I just wish I could stop myself from giving up on my quest. I am looking within, trying to figure ou... Read more
Spark Your Body Bootcamp - Day One
Spark Your Body Bootcamp starts today. One of my goals for January is to finish this program to take my fitness program up a level. I have been walking and doing stairs at work, so now I want to add strengthening exercises, and bump up my card... Read more
Took a Little Side Trip
I am glad Christmas is over, so now I can settle back into my normal routine. I did not do very well with my eating and exercising plan this past month. But at least I haven't given up, which is what I would have done in the past. And that is... Read more
Three Years on Spark People
Today is my 3 year anniversary on Spark People! I can't believe it has been that long. Of course, I have... Read more
Snow for Mississippi!
We got a little bit of snow last night, and it was so beautiful! I got up early this morning so I could g... Read more
One of my favorite sayings is, Your altitude depends on your attitude. And I like to add, Your altitude is a matter of perception.
I don't think it matters how high you are flying in terms of great financial success or climbing the corpora... Read more
Keeping my sails relaxed
"Sails are made with cloth for a reason. When they're stiff, winds beat against them until they tear. But if the sails are relaxed and workable, the wind can take you to places you've never been before."
This quote is from the Healthy Ref... Read more
Baby Steps, and Celebrating Them
Okay, so guess what has happened since my last blog entry? I lost 10 pounds, stopped "dieting," gained 11 pounds, started back at WW, and I'm back down 7. Grrrr...I am so tired of this!
I don't want to "diet" any more. I am concentrating... Read more
I haven't been here on SparkPeople for over a year now. Just a quick update, I stuck with Weight Watchers for a couple of months, and actually lost about 20 pounds. I kept that off until I had to go back to work in December. Then I slowly gai... Read more
Week 3 weigh in
Last night was weigh in, and I lost 3.5 more pounds, now down to 221. Yeah! That makes me very happy.
So far, the WW diet has not been bad at all. I'm not hungry, and its helping me to choose foods that are better for me. I think the ex... Read more
Bring Width and Depth to My Life
“You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.”
- Shira Tehrani
I love the Healthy Reflections email for today. To me, it’s saying you don't necessarily know how long you will... Read more
3 Things I have Learned
1. Bananas taste very good without peanut butter.
2. Cereal can be eaten without adding two spoons of sugar.
3. Walking can feel good.... Read more