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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. emoticonRead 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

I'm so Excited!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010      8 comments

I was thrilled when I stepped on the scale yesterday. I am down a grand total of seventeen pounds from my all time high. That inspired and encouraged me. I am only three pounds away from twenty. What I want is to lose three pounds by July ... Read more

What Do I Want?

Sunday, July 18, 2010      3 comments

I wanted to eat some more at last night's dinner(you know mindlessly eat).... but I really wanted good blood glucose readings in two hours. I can wait two hours, then pig out. Two hours later comes, and I do not want to eat the treat anymore. I ... Read more

"Align myself with people who support my growth."...

Saturday, July 17, 2010      3 comments

... was a phrase that stuck in my mind this week. I have wonderful supportive friends here at SP. The kindness and encouragement they shower upon me keeps me moving forward. I keep hearing the same message: "You can do it" My friends here have f... Read more

"The Sun Always Shines Behind The Clouds."

Thursday, July 15, 2010      4 comments

My son still has his job. emoticon I could not help but notice the fierce desire to protect my young even thou... Read more

Every burden is a blessing. (?)

Tuesday, July 13, 2010      3 comments

That what the fortune was that my son got from a fortune cookies made in a factory in Queens, NY. (This is the one that his Uncle was buried on his 21st birthday, his hybrid bike was stolen at work and his favorite cat died unexpectedly.) Now h... Read more

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