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getting back my mojo
Monday, June 16, 2014      2 comments

On the one hand I can say, that I've stagnated the last 2 months and have been struggling. I haven't gone beyond the 15 pounds I lost as of April and in fact have been gaining and losing the same 2 pounds. Or on the other hand, I can say... Read more
Even more important to keep things going!
Thursday, April 10, 2014      3 comments

My plan is working and it is critical that I keep doing what I am doing. No giving up. No complaining that the weight isn't come off fast enough. My weight loss has slowed a tiny bit, but I'm still losing...down 15 pounds in 17 weeks since I... Read more
Keep it going....
Thursday, February 20, 2014      4 comments

...weigh in this morning and I am on track! I started again 9 weeks ago and have lost 9 pounds since, averaging 1 pound a week which is my goal. focus today will be to keep it going....keep doing what I'm doing....and the weight will com... Read more
Hungry day
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      3 comments

I'm having one of those days where I can't seem to get full. Did a search on sparkpeople and there was a good message board post on the topic. Someone there highlighted a connection I had made in the past but hadn't related it to today... ... Read more
Vigilance is Required
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      3 comments

Amazing how quickly I can fall into old habits. I've been doing so well balancing life with my dieting needs. If I have dinner or lunch out plans, I make sure I eat my own trackable cooking for the rest of the days meals. If the calories aren... Read more
January Status Check
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      3 comments

I'm approaching end of month and always at risk of abandoning the cause. So I think it's time to reflect on all that I've accomplished so far in relation to my plan: 1. plan my meals in advance using the SP nutrition tracker--DOING IT CONS... Read more
OK, Seriously Now....
Thursday, January 09, 2014      3 comments

So many starts and stops, losses and gains over the years. But I really don't want to head into my next decade of life with the same old, same old struggles of the past decade. Just before Christmas 2013, I started again. I'm using all my tri... Read more
Yet another fresh start
Monday, October 07, 2013      2 comments

Another monday and another fresh start. I stayed home from work today as I wasn't feeling so great. So far I've been eating well. And for the next hour, I want to take advantage of being home and get rid of some of the piles of papers that ne... Read more
eating like mom
Monday, August 26, 2013      4 comments

I'm making progress with consistently exercising and tracking my eating. All good as I feel like I am being accountable for what I am eating. However, it's shocking how many calories what I am eating is adding up to. Again, no surprise ... Read more
Monday, July 29, 2013      2 comments

I've successfully tracked all my eating for a full week. It feels good that I was honest with myself consistently all week. I was shocked to see how many calories I was's no wonder that I haven't lost any weight! I also spen... Read more
Saturday, July 13, 2013      1 comments

I'm having a log of trouble getting my eating in order. 2 strategies I think will help: 1. Eating at the table (I've gotten into bad habit of eating in front of the tv and when I do that, it seems the eating never ends) 2. Having LOTS of hea... Read more
Sunday, April 28, 2013      1 comments

With work presenting lots of challenges the last several months, I've been having a hard time prioritizing. Today, for the first time in a long time, I woke with a day filled with no plans. It was nice to relax in the morning. Not rush off an... Read more
Today's Little Step
Friday, November 02, 2012      1 comments

One of my trusted, inspiring sparkfriends...Happy Walker...mentioned something on my blog that has struck a cord. The concept of little steps.... So building on that idea, what is today's little step? This morning I threw out the remanent... Read more
What to do?
Thursday, November 01, 2012      4 comments

I've written here many times about setbacks, fresh starts, what works, what are my triggers. For months, I feel like I've been in a not so great place on many different parts of my life. I just got back from vacation. And for some reaso... Read more
So now it's September....
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      3 comments

Wow, it's been 4 months of maintaining and now 1 month of gaining a few pounds back. MUST STOP THE UPWARD TREND NOW!!! I worked hard Jan-Apr to build healthier habits; make eating well, getting regular exercise and good nights sleep a priority... Read more

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