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I am nothing if not consistent...
Thursday, February 22, 2018      3 comments

That may sound like a good thing here on Spark but for me it is kind of depressing. I have been using Spark on and off for about 8 years now. Losing weight is only one part of it for me. The connection between food and the role it plays in... Read more
I had to get it over with to move on...
Thursday, February 15, 2018      3 comments

Yesterday was one of those days where I just let the emotional eating people take over my day. Most days I can fight the good fight and some days, like yesterday, I was just defenseless. I told myself yesterday to just let it happen, get it ov... Read more
Another 1/2 Marathon walked (and ran)
Thursday, February 08, 2018      5 comments

In my early years exercise to me was a passion, because I studied ballet. I loved it! I wasn't seeing it as a form of exercise for my health, it was something I loved doing. When I got older the path to dancing got harder, I gained weight... Read more
Back but was never totally gone!
Thursday, February 01, 2018      2 comments

Over the last year or so, I have been logging onto Spark to check things out, to support people whose journey's have been important to me, that kind of thing. I joined Weight Watches last January, just to mix things up, thought maybe the financ... Read more
Sugar, sugar everywhere!
Monday, June 29, 2015      3 comments

So last week I started a 10 day no sugar challenge, on top of trying to go about 80-90% gluten free. I cannot believe how much sugar is in everything. I was in the chip aisle at Target and everything I picked up had sugar in it. Crazy! Tryin... Read more
What I am working on week of 3/23/15-3/29/15
Monday, March 23, 2015      1 comments

I am still trying to change those behaviors that are getting in my way of reaching my goals. Last week was not my best week but not my worst. I wrote in my journal this morning that I just have to work harder to deal with what is really going ... Read more
What I am working on week of 3/16/15-3/22/15
Monday, March 16, 2015      3 comments

What am I working on, Changing Behavior! How is it going, slow but steady. I did better about writing in my journal last week. I did 6 out of 7 days. It was really helpful on Saturday when I was out doing an activity, there were adult be... Read more
The small things go both ways
Thursday, March 12, 2015      0 comments

I believe that small things and or changes add up to great things when it comes weight loss. However, small changes can work in the opposite way too. For me, the actual losing weight part was something I knew how to do. I mean, I have lo... Read more
What I am working on week of 3/9/15-3/15/15
Tuesday, March 10, 2015      0 comments

Same thing as last week, changing behaviors. Last week I was running a low grade fever for a few days so I did not exercise. I got out on Saturday finally and walked a little over 3 miles but I got home later and the fever was back. Not s... Read more
What I am working on week of 3/2/15-3/8/15
Monday, March 02, 2015      0 comments

Changing behaviors..... Last week was kind of a weird week. I am getting ready for my monthly visitor and some months I can breeze through and some months I feel like the world is coming to an end. Last week was ok, but I was struggling ... Read more
What I am working on week of 2/23/15-3/1/15
Monday, February 23, 2015      0 comments

Changing Behaviors... I had some good days and bad days last week. It is funny how some days I listen to that voice in my head when it tells me to change my behavior and then some days I totally ignore it. Go figure. What I am starting ... Read more
What I am working on week of 2/16/15-2/21/15
Tuesday, February 17, 2015      1 comments

Changing Behaviors... That is what I am working on period! Each day I set out to change my behavior of emotional eating, drinking and spending. Goals from Last week: I accomplished my goal of logging food everyday last week. As ... Read more
What I am working on week of 2/9/15-2/15/15
Monday, February 09, 2015      0 comments

Changing behaviors... I had some good days and some bad days last week. What I learned was: 1. I am still struggling with motivation to exercise, which is a behavior I need to change. I should have tried harder, exercise is so good f... Read more
What I am working on week of 2/2/15-2/8/15
Monday, February 02, 2015      1 comments

This week I am working on the following: Changing behaviors. For me this means stop reaching for food for comfort/stress relief. At work I will be working on walking away/changing what I am doing during a stressful situation o... Read more
Winning....Against the Candy Jar
Friday, July 11, 2014      2 comments

On June 10, 2014 I posted a blog title "Baby Carrots vs Oreos" and in it I stated that the candy jar at work is now off limits. I am here to report that 30 days later I stayed out of the candy jar, except for yesterday. Here is why, I live in ... Read more

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