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Smile it's a new day
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      2 comments

Here is one way to start you day with a smile. My niece told me this, she is quite the jokester. What did the green grape say to the purple grape........... .........Breathe! Breathe! Have a great day Sparkies!!... Read more
Weight loss tip of the day
Friday, March 12, 2010      2 comments

The biggest loser at my weight-loss club was an elderly woman. "How'd you do it?" we asked. "Easy," she said. "Every night I take my teeth out at six o'clock." -- Cathy J. Schreima Keep up the great work SPARKIES!!... Read more
Bland food?
Thursday, March 11, 2010      2 comments

Here is a good suggestion My sisters and I have weight problems and are always sharing diet tips. One day my oldest sister was showing us a low-fat cookbook and pointed out a chicken dish she had tried the night before. Reading the ingredie... Read more
Read the FINE Print
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      4 comments

Needing to shed a few pounds, my husband and I went on a diet that had specific recipes for each meal of the day. I followed the instructions closely, dividing the finished recipe in half for our individual plates. We felt terrific and though... Read more
Start you day laughing
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      4 comments

Secret Switch After noticing how trim my husband had become, a friend asked me how I had persuaded him to diet. It was then I shared my dark secret: "I put our teenage son's shorts in his underwear drawer." ... Read more
Getting there.....
Friday, February 19, 2010      1 comments

Ok. ok. so it has been awhile since I posted. By hey it happens. Weighed in this morning and to my surprise i had lost a total of 11, ELEVEN pounds since I started actively pursuing this change in my life. Let me say it one more time ELEVEN ... Read more
Back Again
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      0 comments

Sort a, kind a, rested for the past two days. But I'm back again ready to tackle an eight mile day. Got discouraged because my Blood Glucose meter was not ready correctly. First it read 129 and then 345 then 340....who knows...could not get a... Read more
I did it AGAIN!!!!!
Saturday, February 06, 2010      1 comments

Ok, ok this is the second day of walking more than five miles. WOO HOO. I did it. First day walked 6.85 miles and today I surprised my self, walked 7.53 miles. I have been actively working out and eat right since January 10th and in that ti... Read more
How accurate are pedometers?
Friday, February 05, 2010      4 comments

Ok here is my situation...I put my pedometer on my hip I walked three times and each time I wrote down the numbers on the pedometer. I added them together and they cam up to a whopping 17,629 steps. Could this be possible? I walked over 6 ... Read more
Day four
Thursday, February 04, 2010      0 comments

Ok I am getting a little doscouraged. Can I make it through this challenge and actually lose 10 pounds,,,,,I don't know. Scale is not moving....entire body is sore. Maybe I just need a day off... Read more
Walking for Weight loss
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      1 comments

I am so into walking as part of my weight loss plan that sometimes I can be quite pig-headed about it. Always having to rush home so I can walk my 4.4 miles a day, It can get annoying to my friends. I was given this by one of my friends.... Read more
28 day challenge First Day
Monday, February 01, 2010      0 comments

Ok got up this morning excited about the 28 day challenge. Did ninety minutes of cardio, surprized my self!. Was getting tired and winded at 40 minutes and almost gave up. But I pushed through and when I got to 45 minutes, its like the aft... Read more
list of low glycemic index foods
Friday, January 29, 2010      2 comments

I have been researching information about low glycemic foods and I can not find two sites that agree. i found one that said hotdogs were a high index food and another site put hotdogs on the good list. One site tells me that pasta is ok and th... Read more
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      1 comments

I have so busy trying to reach my goals for the week I may have overdone it alittle. I am so tired and sore that I think I will do light exersize tomarrow morning and then relax and work in the craft room for the rest of the day. Just to rech... Read more
When do you weigh in?
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      6 comments

When is the best time to weigh in? Everyday, once a week? In the morning, or before bed? Does consistency offer the most accurate weight loss to record, or Does it really matter. What is your opinion?... Read more