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Starting Over 2015
Well, now that I am 63 and have really painful knees, it is time to start over...well, really, just track better! After tracking my food/water for the past 4 weeks, I have lost 5 lbs!
The thing with me is to not get depressed when I don'... Read more
5th Spark Anniversary --- but the results are not good!
Today, Aug. 5, is my 5th anniversary with SparkPeople. Time to measure my annual weight loss...ho hum.....and see the progression.....yawn..........
Here are the numbers:
2009 194.5 (Big oops!)
201... Read more
I need help making food plans for the week
Does anyone know of an easy way to make a weekly food plan? Right now I just log in what I eat as I go through the day, and of course, by the end of the day I have eaten more than I should or not eaten the correct portions of carbs/proteins/fat... Read more
My 4th Sparkiversary
Today, Aug. 5, is my 4th anniversary with SparkPeople. Time to measure my annual weight loss...ho hum.....and see the progression.....yawn..........
Here are the numbers:
2009 194.5 (Big oops!) ... Read more
Annual Physical Results...Part 2
It's been almost 3 weeks since my annual physical, and I am getting a mixed bag of results. Guess what's happening to me is "normal aging"... I hope!
I was referred to the city's Joint Assessment Clinic for my painful knees. Surprise, sur... Read more
Annual Physical Day - EPIC FAIL
Today I had my annual check-up, although it had actually been 18 months since my last one! Where does the time go?
I have lost another 1/2 inch in height.....now I am 1.5 inches shorter than I used to be!!!
But the worst part of all, in the... Read more
Springing into March
The sun is out more, and the snow is melting slowly. Maybe we will have an early Spring up here. Actually, if we just have no snow on the ground at Easter, that would be a bonus.
I have a terrible case of "nothing's going right in my cor... Read more
Glad February is over
Well, I guess I proved it to myself! I cannot get ahead by setting goals.
I set a goal of losing 4 lbs this month - what I thought was a realistic goal. Just one pound per week. What an idiot to think that I could do that! What did I ... Read more
Although I have an overall goal weight that I want to reach, I have never really set small goals to reach the big one. This month I did set a smaller goal to lose 4 lbs by Feb. 28.
Today was the first week's weigh-in, and I lost 2.5 lbs. ... Read more
Seems it will be the same old same old
Today was weigh in day. I was looking forward to it, because I have lost a bit in each of the past two weeks. I thought I had really gotten it all together and gotten off the seesaw.
Well, hopes are dashed again. I was up a pound instead... Read more
A New Year, Another Chance to Lose Weight
I have been taking a few months "off" from SP. I was getting nowhere fast, so it was time for some serious changes.
I made one huge change, resigning from my parish administrator position of 7+ years, and taking a new job in the bookkeeping d... Read more
Starting Again.....one more time......
Starting over and over......at least I keep at it! The weight will not go away on its own.
I've made some changes over the past month. I am working out my two-week notice from the stressful job that I have been doing for the past 7 years. M... Read more
Starting Today I Go It Alone
Well, today begins my 4th year using the SP site. My start weight on Aug. 5, 2006, was 213; my goal weight is 130; over the past 3 years on the program, I have lost 19 lbs. Talk about losing weight slowly---gee, is this SLOW ENOUGH?
I hav... Read more
Today ends my third year on SP
Well, time for my annual "look back and whine" session. This past year is particularly bad, because instead of losing any weight- even a little bit--, I have actually put on two pounds over the past 12 months! What to do, what to do....
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US holidays make me homesick!
I have lived outside of the USA since 1981, so you think I'd be used to missing July 4th -- but I think I will always miss being with other Americans and celebrating our way of life particularly on that day!
I've got my cookout all planned ... Read more