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Goal and new goal

Sunday, March 29, 2015      3 comments

Does anyone else have a primary, realistic weight goal in place and then when you reach that, you'll set a new one? That is my strategy this time. 40-45 pounds sounds so overwhelming to me right now, that my initial goal is to lose 30 pounds f... Read more

frustration sets in

Wednesday, March 25, 2015      2 comments

I've only lost 3 pounds this month, even though I've been pretty good about my food and exercise. My husband, however, who doesn't do anything to watch his weight, lost about 5 pounds! Oh well, it will happen, I know! I just can't quit!... Read more

I'm Irish!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      1 comments

I'm part Irish, so every year, I look forward to corned beef and cabbage. I made it in the crock pot with lots of veggies as and not as much meat. I watched my portions and have been good at tracking my food again, so still enjoyed my annual t... Read more

been good with exercise for 2 weeks

Wednesday, March 11, 2015      1 comments

Having a coach to hold me accountable for workouts seems to be working. I should have done it years ago! What keeps you motivated to exercise?... Read more

dreaded scale

Monday, March 09, 2015      4 comments

How often do you weigh in? I want to stay motivated, but when I don't get on scale at least once a week, I lose control.... Read more

She's Back!

Friday, April 25, 2014      4 comments

emoticon Need to get back on SparkPeople for encouragement on my journey to better health and weight loss. I had so... Read more

I need to take control of my life again.

Monday, July 01, 2013      4 comments

I have been through an emotional rollercoaster most of this year. I am going through a severe depression due to a tragedy that has happened with one of my children. As a parent, we want to fix everything for our kids and this is something I c... Read more

She's Back!

Tuesday, April 23, 2013      2 comments

emoticon Ok, I've been lax with posting and entering on my trackers lately. Not anymore! I'm back with a venge... Read more

Need to jump start my nutrition goals

Friday, March 22, 2013      2 comments

Only 8 pounds down since mid-January. I need to jump start my nutrition goals again. I really am watching what I eat, but still having slight problem with portion control. Any good tricks out there for keeping portions in line? Read more

Sad Day, but need to have faith

Friday, February 22, 2013      8 comments

We put our dog to sleep last night. She had a rough day and I just couldn't watch her suffer any longer. Today I am reminiscing by looking at her puppy pictures and trying to decide which one to have my niece do a sketching from for us. Didn'... Read more

Putting my dog to sleep

Thursday, February 21, 2013      3 comments

We made the decision to put our dog to sleep(I hate it when people say put the dog down-makes no sense to me). We have an appt scheduled for next Wed. I am hoping she can make it until then. My kids and grandkids want to come this weekend and... Read more

Depressed today

Wednesday, February 13, 2013      4 comments

Took my 15 year old Golden Retriever to the Vet yesterday to have her check up and get something for her arthritis. Vet found enlarged lymphnods on her and took some cell samples. They appeared to be abnormal and could be lymphoma(cancer). Ha... Read more

Lost control last few days

Saturday, February 09, 2013      3 comments

So on Feb. 1st, I was bragging about my self control. This last week has proven that comment wrong! I know what I need to do, yet I fell off my regimen and gave into eating the wrong foods the last few days. The only good thing about this pas... Read more

Feeling in Control again!

Friday, February 01, 2013      2 comments

I know it's only been a few weeks, but this time, I really feel in control of my nutrition goals. I have been cooking better for my spouse and I lately. Last night we went out for dinner, as he wanted to. I ordered a healthier meal and didn'... Read more

Feeling better already!

Monday, January 28, 2013      4 comments

It has only been 2 weeks since I got back on with SparkPeople and started my weight loss plan again. However, I have dropped 5.2 pounds and already feel better and noticing my winter coat is not as snug as it was early last week! Sounds funny,... Read more


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