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How to avoid emotional eating.
Monday, October 04, 2010      2 comments

I have learned from past experience that emotional eating comes in 2 forms. One eats when things are stressful, scary, disappointing, ____________ fill in the blank with any other negative emotion, AND one eats when excited, exhilarated, anxiou... Read more
Eating Smart~
Saturday, October 02, 2010      2 comments

We have out-of-town company for a long weekend and I have found that one CAN serve tasty meals and still stay in calorie range. I found recipes on the Spark People Recipe page, added lots of healthy vegetables, grains, fruits, etc. and SKIPPED ... Read more
Cleaning is EXCELLENT exercise!
Thursday, September 30, 2010      1 comments

I'm taking a 10 minute break from cleaning. We are having a family of 8 the next 4 nights (grandpa, mom, dad, 8 6 3 and twin 10 month olds). I bet about now you are saying "ARE YOU CRAZY?" HA! Actually it's a very good thing. I have been cl... Read more
STOP - Put the brownie down!
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      3 comments

Today is weigh-in day for the people in BLC 14 (Biggest Loser Challenge). For those of you that don't know what this is. 500 individuals signed up to participate in a 12 week challenge. Each person is placed on a team and there are mini-chall... Read more
Sometimes we have to "push" when we don't feel well.
Sunday, September 26, 2010      1 comments

I had put my cycling off for evening television. It helps to have something to distract me. I was eating my evening fruit preparing to get on the bike when it hit, that telltale blind spot in my eye. Sometimes if I lay my head down, close my ... Read more
Sweat can be a good thing!
Saturday, September 25, 2010      2 comments

We have company coming next weekend (3 adults and 5 kids). Hubby and I cleaned HARD all day. I'm talking about sweat running down the face hard! I'm so tired but I know that I have done my body good and now my house is much much cleaner! Th... Read more
Kayla like her fruits and veggies (video blog)
Thursday, September 23, 2010      2 comments

Try to skip over that "french fry" HA! We don't give them to her very often esp. now that I don't eat them!... Read more
You might be the one...
Thursday, September 23, 2010      1 comments

... that makes a difference in someone else's journey to health! There is a reason we have success when we group together for a common journey/goal. We are encouraged by others when our spirits are sagging. We learn from each other -... Read more
Small Changes ADD up (or should I say SUBRACT)
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      2 comments

So tomorrow is my first ever BLC weigh-in. Since I won't get the official "number" until tomorrow I decided to talk about OTHER victories I have had in my first week of the challenge. 1) Met some AWESOME, wonderful women. 2) Converted a ... Read more
Making a DIVERSION list.
Saturday, September 18, 2010      6 comments

I truly believe that when I feel the urge to snack/eat if I can occupy myself for a bit I can get past the urge. Obviously we have to eat our meals, but I'm talking about the mindless eating we do when bored/emotional/watching tv etc. I decide... Read more
Insight into your friends/family's attitudes.
Thursday, September 16, 2010      4 comments

How many times have you heard someone say "I want to lose weight?" If you are like me - that number MUST be in the 100's. I have come to a realization that what people are really thinking is "I want to be slimmer or thinner" (translation - loo... Read more
First Day of BLC
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      6 comments

I'm very pleased with my first day, esp. considering I spent 7 hours of it driving back from Kentucky. I'm at the minimum of my calories for the day and OVER my usual minutes of exercise! Those GOYB's have really kept me going today! I ... Read more
Tips for BLC
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      2 comments

If you are new to BLC here are a few tips to help you get started: 1) NEVER start a new topic in the BLC22 Threads. Always click REPLY to answer a post. 2) If you notice a typo after you post you can correct it by clicking EDIT MY P... Read more
Strategies for Restaurants
Monday, September 13, 2010      2 comments

Today I had to eat two meals out. The first meal I had no choice in the restaurant as it was a birthday lunch for an elderly aunt. She chose a place with a huge buffet. I took one look at it and decided that even though it was cheap 6.99 and ... Read more
Chicken is my friend.
Sunday, September 12, 2010      2 comments

We are visiting family in another state and have had to eat some meals out. I have found that chicken is my friend! When I get the menu I go straight to the Chicken section and look for something grilled. If I I don't find it (usually I do) I... Read more

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