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In Case of Boredom, Do Something on This List

Wednesday, March 26, 2014      6 comments

I just read a heat blog on one of my teams, and it struck me as absolutely brilliant! MPETERSON2311 came up with a list of 20 things to do instead of eat.
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Looking Forward to a Good Week

Sunday, August 25, 2013      6 comments

I have absolutely nothing going on this week. For the first time in a long time, my calendar has lots of clear space. No lunch or dinner out with friends or family, no celebrations, no out-of-town trips, no events of any kind, nothing. Finally... Read more

This Works for Me!

Thursday, July 04, 2013      7 comments

The more I use the SPARK food tracker, the more I learn. Just when I think I have it all figured out, I find something new. Recently, I was checking through the message boards to see what ideas SPARKERS had for using the food tracker, and I foun... Read more

I thought I deserved a treat…

Tuesday, July 02, 2013      8 comments

Well, I did! I have been continuing to exercise even though it is crazy hot here, and I continue my efforts to track and stay within my calorie range. Not that I have reached perfection with tracking – not even close – but I still continue to w... Read more

A New (at least to me) Twist for Oatmeal

Monday, July 01, 2013      9 comments

One of the keys to weight loss success is eating a healthy and filling breakfast. During the colder months, my go-to breakfast is most often some variation involving oatmeal. This SPARK article included not only information on why oatmeal is a h... Read more

Making Progress

Monday, June 24, 2013      9 comments

In my last blog, I outlined a plan for myself to help form the habit of consistently tracking what I eat and staying within my calorie range. I quickly discovered that I needed to add some additional steps to my plan: make the commitment to be m... Read more

Note to Self...

Saturday, June 15, 2013      6 comments

I have been losing and gaining the same 10 pounds for months now, and I had just about convinced myself that I just can’t do this weight loss thing. Then I came across this article about how habits are formed
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Fitbit Decision Made

Monday, March 11, 2013      16 comments

Well, that was easier than I thought it would be! I am so glad I decided to ask my fellow Sparkers for advice. You came through for me yet again! I checked out the recommended link with the comparisons, and that helped considerably. Read more

Which Fitbit Will It Be?

Sunday, March 10, 2013      2 comments

I got some great responses to my last blog asking for your thoughts and recommendations about Fitbit. All in all, people agree that it would be a good investment, and the Ultra Fitbit looks like it might have the most potential for me. In additi... Read more

Which Fitbit For Me?

Saturday, March 09, 2013      8 comments

My next tracking challenge is to track my steps, aiming for at least 10,000 a day. I am sold on the benefits, but I haven’t had much success finding the best way to keep track of those steps. I have tried several pedometers, and they worked for ... Read more

Wrapping It Up for the Week

Friday, March 08, 2013      6 comments

I hardly ever blog over multiple days, but this has been a very helpful experience. I focused on something I really wanted to work on and got some amazingly insightful and supportive feedback. I now feel ready to take on a second week of trackin... Read more

Mega Dose of Motivation and Advice

Thursday, March 07, 2013      6 comments

I am more a reader and responder on SP, but this week I have done a series of blogs on tracking. As I knew I would, I got a lot of excellent advice and encouragement to help me out. I could not ask for a more caring and supportive group. I... Read more

Ways to Improve...

Wednesday, March 06, 2013      5 comments

Day 5, still tracking, and reflecting on how I can improve. Well, it has been a smooth week so far, and I haven't run into any obstacles to success. However, next week I have several things coming up – three meals out and a dinner party at my ho... Read more

Keeping on Track with Tracking

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      9 comments

Day 4, and I am feeling pretty successful in terms of tracking. It really gives me a chance to focus on my food choices and see where I can improve. More protein, less carbs is one thing I am looking at, but I also am looking for ways to increas... Read more

Working on My Game Plan Day 3

Monday, March 04, 2013      7 comments

My focus this week is tracking what I eat. How am I managing to stay on track for three days in a row when that has been such a struggle for me? For one thing, I am part of a team challenge and blogging about it. I certainly want to do my part a... Read more

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