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new week
Sunday, July 24, 2016      2 comments

Last night read a little more Dr. Phil. This section was on our automatic habits. The ones where we nosh mindlessly, and how to change that. That's going to be a hard one, changing those mindless habits. Its fine to say "find something e... Read more
goal not reached
Saturday, July 23, 2016      5 comments

Its Saturday, the end of the week, and another goal not reached. But came close which does count Yesterday ended up being a treat day. ate well over 2700 calories, and only used a little over 2600. Not an end all, what was true, didn't r... Read more
impossible challenge
Friday, July 22, 2016      4 comments

am a believer in shaking up the calorie intake tree. Will vary my food intake, always trying to make healthy choices, but some days under 1500, and like yesterday, a 2100 calorie day. And I also believe in a treat day - or at least a treat mea... Read more
inverse relationship
Thursday, July 21, 2016      2 comments

When I do SP, I do it right. I track, I record, and I journal. Since my actual food and exercise tracker is on SP for review at any time, my daily notes involve just my daily weight, calories in and calories out. And one of the things I'v... Read more
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      5 comments

A month ago came back from vacation. Some physical activity, then two days of driving home. On June 21, weighed 218.5 By June 26th, was back to 222.5 and decided I needed to get back to accountability and Spark People One June 28th,... Read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2016      1 comments

Was supposed to get a new crown today, the old one broke almost a month ago! First they fit a temporary, then that broke. pause for holidays, replaced the temp. Pause for dentist office vacations, yesterday got a call that there was a problem... Read more
spark coach and
Monday, July 18, 2016      3 comments

Signed up for Spark Coach today. Regardless, Spark Coach, Dr. Phil, Jillian Michaels, the only person who can stop putting food in my mouth is ME! The only person who can get me up on my stepper is ME! Yesterday worked the stepp... Read more
new week
Sunday, July 17, 2016      3 comments

So far, am sticking with the 215.5 recorded TWO WEEKS AGO. I drift up, then bounce back down to that 215.5. Really need to break that plateau, which is going to mean some harder work. None of this gets easier as you get older!! have ... Read more
more from Dr Phil
Saturday, July 16, 2016      2 comments

Got through two sections of his book yesterday. Note, right now, am breezing through the book to see if its good stuff, useful stuff, and can say, it is. BUT it requires you put in the work The aim so far is pretty much psychological. ... Read more
Friday, July 15, 2016      2 comments

Spark coach says I should use this today to plan out tomorrows meals, and know that's not going to happen cause I need to grocery shop first and what I buy will depend on what's good at the market! So I'll talk a bit about what I'm finding ... Read more
upping my game
Thursday, July 14, 2016      2 comments

Spark Coach is having a free trial period so am trying it out to see if it helps keep me on track. Know the rules about dieting and exercise and am pretty good at the latter. Its keeping the hand from putting food in my mouth that's my challen... Read more
the miracle of bloat
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      3 comments

After my rant yesterday morning, restrained myself through out the day. Am not going to say I was perfect, but kept WELL within my calorie consumption levels, especially when compared to calorie used level. and this morning's MIRACLE? Over... Read more
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      8 comments

too easy - to fall into old habits! hubby is losing weight. walking the dog and a little cut back in snacking and its falling off him. Me? not so much. so he's got bags of chips open here, chocolate chips and marshmallows open there,... Read more
keep on pushing
Thursday, July 07, 2016      1 comments

Years ago walked our other dog on the regular jeep and hiking trails in our neighborhood. Depending on which trail we took, a 3 mile hike took a little less than an hour. This morning took one of what was a starter hike (about 2 miles) 13 ... Read more
Wednesday, July 06, 2016      4 comments

There are many ways to measure our forward progress. In my neighborhood there is a hill. Not a big hill, not a long hill, but a STEEP hill. A few months ago I switched to walking our dog on the street and going UP this hill. at first I h... Read more

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