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Beware of the Maltitol

Friday, August 12, 2011      5 comments

I knew better. Truly. I was just not paying attention to the label, and I polished off the remaining sugar free caramel popcorn in the bag. Calorie-wise, it could have been much worse, but stomach wise, digestion-wise, and pardon-me, gas-wise, o... Read more

No One Cheers When You Go Back to Bed

Sunday, August 07, 2011      15 comments

This morning, (in the words of my DH), I stalled. Like a motor puttering along. I could not quite decide if I was going to slip back to bed, or stay on my tight timetable and get up and go lift weights. I hesitated. It would have been mome... Read more

Operation Go Me

Friday, August 05, 2011      11 comments

I read someone's blog recently about a cheating hubby and it put me in a dark frame of mind. While I did not get cheated on per say, I did have that sense of loss and betrayal. It's behind me now, and it happened over a year ago, and I was very ... Read more

8 Times Over

Saturday, July 30, 2011      12 comments

It's simple. All I have to do is lose 25 pounds. Eight times in a row. Then, I will be golden. Not saying it is easy, but it does seem less daunting then saying I want to lose 200 lbs. :) Have a great day, Sparkies!... Read more

Just Turn Around

Friday, July 29, 2011      9 comments

Turning around things is easier than you think. It is easy to get so overwhelmed at times, that you get ready to throw in the towel, and think you are never going to be able to do it. So Not True All you need to do is an about fac... Read more

Three Best Tips,....please

Wednesday, July 27, 2011      24 comments

OK, I am struggling here, mostly because the scale keeps going up. I know why: I AM EATING TOO MUCH, and frequently TOO MUCH of the wrong thing. In some ways, my head is in a good place, but I am easily derailed, and distracted and wonder WTF is... Read more

What Ever Happened To.....

Tuesday, July 26, 2011      8 comments

Whoa. I just did a little clean up on my sparkpage, and inventoried (for lack of a better word) my friends. Some people have been MIA for months and I did not know it. I wonder if they got sidetracked, or overwhelmed, or didn't think it was work... Read more

Working the Plan

Monday, July 25, 2011      8 comments

I recently went on a staff retreat where we determined our personality types through a poker style game. My own preferences and thoughts about myself indicate that I am a "planner" and I do my best when I am working the plan. A-HA! There IS a m... Read more

Making It Happen

Sunday, July 24, 2011      5 comments

The switch is being flipped and I am working on centering my life around me. DH wanted to go to the store today, and I told him I could go, but I would need to a) go workout first, and b) go pick up some produce. So he went to the store by himse... Read more

Wheeeeee

Monday, July 18, 2011      5 comments

Endorphin Kick! I have happy head. Induced from a round of Wii Country Dance. Got the country IN CASE DH wanted to Dosey doe. For the time being, that seems to be a lost cause, but I will continue two-stepping just the same. Feeling me... Read more

Getting back into the Swing

Monday, July 18, 2011      4 comments

I'm making adjustments and getting myself back into a routine that includes regular exercise, stress relief and sparking. All in all, a good thing. It is taking some practice to get into the habit of making real time for myself, not just squeezi... Read more

and then a lightbulb went off

Thursday, July 14, 2011      14 comments

I've been exercising with intent for exactly one day now. I had to go to an all day business retreat yesterday. I started the day off by getting up early, going to the gym, working out on the stationary bike for 20 mins. I felt calm ... Read more

Burial Grounds

Tuesday, July 12, 2011      10 comments

This has been a weird month for me, but I have come out on top. Unfortunately, that is where my weight is sitting also. Weighed myself this morning as a starting point, and I see now that I am at my highest weight. If I didn't face it, I would j... Read more

One Meal at a Time

Thursday, June 09, 2011      8 comments

I am taking back my control one step and one meal at a time. Too often, I have been grabbing whatever is available and grabbing more without any thought to the consequence or the way it would make me look and feel. Last night, I pull... Read more

Celebrating Small Victories

Friday, June 03, 2011      7 comments

I am going to jump right into it today --- here are some good things I am celebrating this week. 1) Made chicken with lemon juice, lemon zest and fresh ginger. It's the first time I zested! The chicken came out great, and I will be making... Read more


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