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Crippled, but back

Saturday, April 24, 2010      2 comments

I was feeling discouraged, I've been pounding the pavement till I was feeling achy, knees burning, and the scale wasn't reflecting any loss. But yesterday, I was pleasantly surprised to see that the scale showed a lost. I am thankful that the ... Read more

Biggest Loser Challenge

Friday, February 19, 2010      2 comments

OK, its official. I took a pic of myself in a black workout bra and black gym shorts. Then I weighed myself on the scale. Strangely, these simple acts done in the privacy of my home made me feel that I am officially taking steps toward making... Read more

Eight Habits/Zonya Foco

Friday, February 19, 2010      2 comments

1. Drink water. And think before you drink anything else. 2. Include breakfast. And stop eating two or three hours before bed. 3. Eat often. And include a fruit or vegetable each time. 4. Tame your sweet tooth. So... Read more

Happy Chinese New Year!!!

Monday, February 15, 2010      2 comments

I will act like a tiger, and "PUSH AWAY" JUNK FOOD! emoticon "MOVE TO LOSE"... Read more

BJ's Points Pacman

Tuesday, February 09, 2010      2 comments

My d/h came back w/ a box of Wellesley chocolate chunk cookies (6 pts), and industrial size peanuts(1 0z = 4 points), party size box of sushi (12 pieces = 7 pts) yesterday. Needless to say, my snacking yesterday was 23 pts (2 cookies, peanuts, ... Read more

Overcoming rebellion at the table

Friday, February 05, 2010      3 comments

Its been a learning curve for me. To minimize confrontation at the dinner table, it takes work on my part to plan meals that would be acceptable both to myself and my family. I couldn't believe the way both my d/h and daughter devoured the gre... Read more

Overcoming Obstacles

Friday, January 22, 2010      3 comments

I have been upset w/ my family barking at the food I put on the dinner table. ( picky eaters). Last night, I made a pot of fried rice for them.(Threw in half pound of diced ham, and a cup of frozen vegetables) . For me, I cooked up a pound of... Read more

Baby steps on the WW wagon

Sunday, January 17, 2010      2 comments

Its been hard to stay focused on eating right. My freezer has a few boxes of Boca burgers, English muffins, frozen vegetable soup and skinny cow ice cream sandwiches. I am encouraged that I lost 2.5 lbs. I was at Weight Watchers on Frid... Read more

No Problems....Only Solutions

Tuesday, January 05, 2010      2 comments

Hi: Holidays are over, and I'm back. Exercised yesterday/today. Clearing off my desk/computer. Set up my food/exercise material.Time to buckle down. If there is a problem, my new approach is to think of two solutions, and choose one.... Read more

New Year's Resolution

Tuesday, December 29, 2009      2 comments

1. Take care of myself 2. Find solutions to life's ups and downs which will make me happy. 3. Assert myself by telling my family to help themselves to a can of soup, if they find the dinner I've prepared unacceptable. 4. Drink water... Read more

Weight Watchers Confusion

Saturday, November 21, 2009      4 comments

Are weight watchers members calculating both points and tracking food calories? Can someone please give me a clue as to how you manage to do both? emoticonRead more

Dim Sum Dream

Thursday, November 19, 2009      4 comments

emoticonHad a dream about going to a dum sum place my sister told me about. I don't remember many of my dreams, bu... Read more

Lost one pound = Baby Steps

Wednesday, November 18, 2009      6 comments

Happy to find that the scale showed a one pound weight lost today. Nd to remember that I am taking baby steps to have permanent weight lost. Prior to discovering Spark, I kept thinking that its natural to gain weight as we age. But Spark's co... Read more

No Nuts Challenge

Sunday, November 15, 2009      3 comments

Doing better w/ the snacking. Even though I ate w/in my calorie limits yesterday, still OD on fats. New challenge this wk. NO NUTS emoticonRead more

Snacking OD

Saturday, November 14, 2009      3 comments

Tracker shows 68.1 % of calories consumed as snacks. 43.5% calories were fat. Sabotaging hard work by snacking on processed foods. Started out strong yesterday. Even made a spark's recipe. Then polished off whole bag of Pirates booty, cashews... Read more


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