A goal accomplished
I have a difficulty time eating in restaurant. I always feel deprived when I can't order what I want to eat. However, today I went to restaurant and got what I wanted and stayed within my carb and caloric goals. I didn't overeat and I felt s... Read more
Feeling inspired to continue
I have been logging my meals on Spark people since October. I had not been consistent on Spark people for a long time. However, my blood sugar has been going up. I was not liking the numbers. I told my doctor, I wanted to take the diabetes e... Read more
Focusing on the positive
I was just thinking that I have not have not made much progress since I last blogged. But then a positive thought emerged. Why don't I focus on the positive and write what I have achieved.
I am walking 20 minutes a day for at least 3 da... Read more
Eating out healthy
My daily visualization was to "imagine that you're out to dinner and you order one of the healthiest options on the menu instead of your usual order. How does it make you feel to have made the healthier choice? Think of that feeling if you have ... Read more
I feel motivated today!
Yesterday evening when I got off of work, I was starting to feel nauseated and my head hurt. I had plan to prepare for dinner turkey chili. However, I knew this would probably upset my stomach even more. I needed something light like chicke... Read more
These are the days.
Today, I am mindful that it is days like this that I forget my health goals. It is a very slow and quiet day in the office. I am bored. It is days like this that I tend to overeat. But because today I am mindful of this emotional habit, I am... Read more
Do something different: Go forward!
"Every time you misstep on your healthy journey, you have two choices: to keep walking backwards, which will surely take you even further away from your goals; or to accept your lack of perfection as normal and forgivable, and take not one, but ... Read more
I am doing this for me
I was in committee meeting. We needed to meet again to accomplish tasks. However, several members of the committee had previous plans. We had a deadline. So we decided to meet at unusual time for the group. I made the statement that I coul... Read more
I have been attempting to lose weight for a while. The recent plateau caused me to look at the things that I have been doing. As I blogged before, I was eating more than I should. Now I realize since I have posted my goals up (at my desk i... Read more
I overdone it.
November 2nd is the last time I have exercised in this month. I did myself in. I jogged in the pool for one hour on Saturday, November 2nd. When I got up Sunday morning, my back was messed up. I finally went to the doctor on Wednesday. H... Read more
Back on the road again
I am back on the road again to a healthier me. I had reached a plateau in weight lost. I blamed it on my age, menopause and limited mobility. But I realized it was none of those things. I started tracking my food again and I have discov... Read more
That's 3 entries that have not posted. What goes on here? Did I need to keep that to myself?... Read more
2 good weeks
I have been walking consistenly for two weeks. Today, I realized that I could have walked a little farther when I got to my usual spot. So next week, I will step up steps and time. I have walked 5000 steps for most days this week. I only w... Read more
15 minutes to goal
Today, I finally walked before I went to work. I have been promising myself for months, that I had to get back to walking. I have been sporadically walking for last six months or so. When I think about it probably longer than that. Well, I g... Read more
I have manually entered some favorite foods over the last year. However, when I pull up favorites, not all of them are on my favorite list. I have had several instances where I thought I manually entered a food,but then I could not find it. T... Read more