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Chocolate that costs $2,600 per pound? Chocolate covered bacon?

Wednesday, July 31, 2013      10 comments

How does this help us lose weight? Well, how large of a serving can you afford? top-10-list.org/2013/03/
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I have finally earned the

Monday, March 21, 2011      11 comments

I am so happy about this, and I have worked really hard for it! I started on January 5th at 151.6 pounds, and this week I weigh 142.2 pounds. That is 10.4 pounds in 10.5 weeks. THANK YOU, SPARKPEOPLE! I could not have done this witho... Read more

So thrilled to lose 9 pounds in 9 weeks! Thank you, Spark People!

Saturday, March 12, 2011      8 comments

After only 9 weeks, and 9 pounds, I can really tell the difference in my body. I am slimming down through the middle; AND the backside and "thunder thighs" are definitely shrinking. What has worked for me are: (1) the treadmill-- 3.5... Read more

Breaking fitness activities into 15 min. intervals -- WONDERFUL IDEA!!!

Monday, February 21, 2011      3 comments

I must share the message I just sent to our 10K Steps a Day team leader: Guess how many steps I did today!??? So far, 10063, and it 's not quite bedtime yet! This amazing breakthrough occurred after I saw a recommendation on Sparks f... Read more

Need recommendations for new treadmill!

Wednesday, February 02, 2011      1 comments

Recently, I got a used treadmill from a thrift store for $15! I love it so much I now want to buy a new one. The one I have is a Pro-Form Crosswalk, but I checked the model and serial number, and it is a 1991-1992 model! My only complaint wi... Read more

Ask and you will receive: In my case, a treadmill!

Saturday, January 22, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday was my birthday. I just fully turned 64 years old. [Life gets better with every year!]. I went into the local Human Society Thrift Store to buy Front Line Plus for my dogs. Guess what I saw as soon as I went in the door? A tread... Read more

Pilates! Woo Hoo!

Friday, January 21, 2011      1 comments

Well, today Miss Lazy Bones went to WalMart to shop for fitness equipment. Isn't it appalling that I had NO FITNESS EQUIPMENT OF ANY SORT in my house or in my life? No wonder I weighed 151.6 when I started Sparks on January 5th! I thin... Read more

My 64 fl. oz. per day!

Wednesday, January 19, 2011      4 comments

I am not having any problem with the water! I have a large (24 oz.) glass. I fill this up before bedtime, and leave it beside the bed. At age 64, I get up often during night! I drink water each time I get up, and by morning the glass is u... Read more

I am so pleased with my progress!

Tuesday, January 18, 2011      4 comments

When I joined this website on January 5th, I weighed 151.6 pounds. Today, I weigh 147 pounds. So nice to see the chart line going down on the weight tracking page! That is 4.6 pounds gone in 13 days! At first, I wanted to cut my calo... Read more

Exercise equipment as reward!

Friday, January 14, 2011      1 comments

Thanks to other members for suggesting that the best reward for meeting my Quarterly Goals for weight loss is: Exercise Equipment! I have decided to get the Exercise Band Kit at Walmart. It has 3 bands with different tensions (low, mediu... Read more

Lost 4.1 lbs since January 5th!

Thursday, January 13, 2011      2 comments

I am so pleased with my progress (even if I just joined the program). I know the first 10 pounds comes off really quick and then there may be some plateaus. But for the time being, I am well on schedule for losing 25 pounds in 25 weeks. I... Read more

Lost 3.2 lbs in one week! Gosh, I love this!

Wednesday, January 12, 2011      2 comments

Writing down everything I eat is very much helping me to stay conscious of the food/weight issue. I love the calorie counter that automatically enters the calorie count! Now I am starting to eat my heavy meal earlier in the day, instead ... Read more

Entered that twice my mistake.

Sunday, January 09, 2011      1 comments

I am just now learning how to blog, so I erred in creating 2 nearly identical entries. I thought I had lost the first entry. But it OK to repeat myself. I am reaffirming my thoughts! ... Read more

Lost 2.3 pounds in 4 days!

Sunday, January 09, 2011      1 comments

This site has everything I need to effectively lose weight. I love the calorie counter and the nutrition list. I am so much more conscious of what I am putting in my mouth when I write it down. NOW I must start an exercise program: Y... Read more

Lost 2.3 lbs. in 4 days!

Sunday, January 09, 2011      1 comments

Entring the foods in the nutrition list is really helping me. Today I learned how to manually enter foods that are not on the drop down list. I am amazed at the accuracy of the calory counter, and that I do not have to add manually. ... Read more


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