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"I get by with a little help from my friends"
Sunday, August 08, 2010      6 comments

The encouragement, insight and support I have been gifted by my friends here at SP is truly amazing. When feeling low, you remind me of my achievements. Just know that I greatly appreciate your blogs and your comments on my blog. Sometimes I se... Read more
Expanding My Horizons
Saturday, August 07, 2010      5 comments

Last March I loosely (and I do mean very loosely) followed the 21-day Vegan Kickstart to expand my horizons. It was interesting to do Meatless Mondays. Growing up in a meat and potato household, I wonder how... Read more
"Movement is Life"
Friday, August 06, 2010      6 comments

Day 5 - Evening Snack Report ∎ Put it on a plate. DID IT ∎ ASK: 'Am I hungry?' (if I feel I want more) DIDN'T NEED TO ∎ Wait 20 minutes (if I want more) DIDN'T NEED TO One thing that is helping me move past wantin... Read more
ARGH... my body is changing LOL
Thursday, August 05, 2010      5 comments

Day 4 Report on my evening snack: ∎ Put it on a plate. NO ∎ ASK: 'Am I hungry?' (if I feel I want more) DID IT ∎ Wait 20 minutes (if I want more) DIDN'T NEED TO With losing 20 pounds and my plan to lose more, I... Read more
Bumps in the road....
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      8 comments

Day 3 report on my evening snack: ∎ Put it on a plate. NO ∎ ASK: 'Am I hungry?' (if I feel I want more) DID IT ∎ Wait 20 minutes (if I want more) DIDN'T NEED TO The problem last night was that I wasn't hungry,... Read more
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      7 comments

My SP friends are partaking in an August Challenge posting their weight. Yikes, such brave souls. I have not officially joined in because I do not want to post my weight. I'm too embarrassed. Bad enough that I even though I have lost 20 pounds,... Read more
Change Begins, but what's this?
Monday, August 02, 2010      8 comments

emoticon went well... Here's the scoop on my evening snack: ∎ Put it on a plate. DID IT ∎ ASK: '... Read more
August Goals
Sunday, August 01, 2010      3 comments

Those were posted on Friday. Yesterday I was busy with a couple of fundraisers and working on my vision collage.... Wanna see? Warning: It may come out a bit too small to see everything, but you'll get the gist of it. ... Read more
Friday, July 30, 2010      5 comments

Okay it sounds better when the Telemundo announcer calls goal. But I Did it!!!! emoticon Now my Spark profi... Read more
Once You Start, Can You Stop?
Thursday, July 29, 2010      4 comments

Who, What, When, Where, Why and How Recognize the 5 W's we were taught? I haven't used it in ages. However it showed up to help me narrow my focus and identify my specific problem area. who - me what - the issue is snacking, what (... Read more
Area of Focus
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      5 comments

I figured out why I got overwhelmed. I was addressing everything instead of focusing on my "dietary danger zone." According to Brain Wansink dietary danger zones are: - Meals - Snacks - Parties - Restaurants - Desk or Dashboard din... Read more
All Hail, The Official Gatekeeper
Monday, July 26, 2010      5 comments

My favorite of Brian Wansink's Re-engineering Strategies states that I should Crown myself as the Official Nutritional Gatekeeper. ... Read more
Make Overeating a Hassle, Not a Habit
Sunday, July 25, 2010      2 comments

I am responsible for the day I create for myself. - Wayne Dyer In Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think, Brian Wansink writes about how overeating is encouraged by: -The destructuration of meals (snacking, eating-on-the-go, dash... Read more
Mindless / Mindful? Blame Game
Saturday, July 24, 2010      3 comments

"Snap, Crackle, Pop," "They're GRRREAT!" "Uh, oh! Spaghetti-o's" "what would you do for a klondike bar?!" "Sometimes you feel like a nut, Sometimes you don't" Sound familiar? Sorry if I made you salivate. I blame marketing, the... Read more
What a difference...
Friday, July 23, 2010      3 comments

.. a pool makes. I can do things in a pool that I cannot do on land... like crunches, running and other such movements. The water caresses me, supports me and my movements. I likely would hurt myself if I attempted this on land. I have had... Read more

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