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What are you 'weighting' for?

Tuesday, July 27, 2010      15 comments

Just Do It! Your weight loss challenge is now. Not tomorrow, not next week. This minute. Make the commitment to yourself and don't put it off another minute! So what if you overate before you got here - do the best you can to save... Read more

Fight Fat!

Friday, July 23, 2010      19 comments

I bought this patch to wear on my jeans more than 40 years ago! Then I was too embarrassed to wear it because I was fat! I put a magnet on it and hid it in my utility ... Read more

RE: the Calorie Differential Challenge

Wednesday, July 21, 2010      9 comments

I was spark-mailed yesterday and asked if it is ok to use the information coming from a "Go-Wear" instead of the SP reports. Of course! So today I am just adding that it doesn't matter where you find your BMR; if your source of infor... Read more

If you have to ask, you can't afford it...

Monday, July 19, 2010      20 comments

I ran across this sentence the other day and it made me think of my daily food plan. Sadly there are many food choices that this can apply to. If I have to ask how many calories - then I know I cannot afford it. But this is a lifestyl... Read more

Really, we all do have days and weeks like this! You will persevere!

Sunday, July 18, 2010      8 comments

I am involved in an ongoing Daily Calorie Differential Challenge at the By The Numbers Spark Team. This challenge was the brainchild of LOPEYP, one of our wonderful team leaders! This was not my best week - I post it only to show other sparkie... Read more

: - ) oh my goodness lol

Thursday, July 15, 2010      18 comments

My great friend Tony, OneReallyBigDog here at SP, sent me this link.
/1384/Underwear-Cops/ Enjoy a chuckle on us! Love, Linda Read more

The Quilt Holes

Tuesday, July 13, 2010      8 comments

My sister sent me this in an email today and I liked it so I thought I would share it. I know there will be some who will assume I am forcing my religious beliefs but I am not - I am only sharing them with you. Feel free to copy & paste if ... Read more

Who motivates a motivator?

Saturday, July 10, 2010      11 comments

I'm glad you asked!
ge.asp?id=GEMSTONE1952 I found this lady early in my journey and was truly motivated by her story! She lost weight and beat the odds - she managed to stay off diabetes ... Read more

Do you know your numbers?

Monday, July 05, 2010      22 comments

I see a lot of fear about reaching maintenance. While there are some members that cannot fit into the "molds" set here at SparkPeople, on average I think most of us do. By knowing your own personal BMR - Basal Metabolic Rate - you can know... Read more

Talk Yourself into Reaching Your Goals

Sunday, July 04, 2010      10 comments

Talk Yourself into Reaching Your Goals How Self-Talk Can Help (or Hinder) Your Progress -- By Dean Anderson, Behavioral Psychology Expert
sp?id=838 In ... Read more

WooHoo! Another first for me!

Saturday, June 26, 2010      23 comments

I am so proud of me right now! I just changed out my first hard drive!! WooHoo!! Ray's old Dell Optiplex's hard drive crashed so I took my old Compaq and let him have it, both running Win 98se. Well, the Compaq was just too fast fo... Read more

Weight Loss Motivation Worksheet!

Wednesday, June 23, 2010      19 comments

I decided today's blog should help others - I did this worksheet and it gave me a lot of motivation to keep on keeping on. The # 1 for me was in Personal Appearance - Keep my thighs from rubbing. I have to tell you, that is motivation and when... Read more

DishNetwork Free HD for life Not Free!

Monday, June 21, 2010      12 comments

This is just to warn others - You not only pay the $100 for the newer upgraded receiver, but what you are not told is about the $95 service call you must pay for. Had I known that free was going to cost me an extra $195 + taxes and surcharg... Read more

Calories In vs. Calories Out/Daily Calorie Differential

Sunday, June 20, 2010      13 comments

Calories In vs. Calories Out/Daily Calorie Differential
ark/insider.asp?spiid=46 Today's SparkPeople Insider deals with your Reports page (found under the "My Tools" tab at the top of the site) a... Read more

Goals that Help, Goals that Hurt

Saturday, June 19, 2010      4 comments
sp?id=448 Are your goals setting you up for failure? Are you framing your goals in negative or positive terms? Do your goals deprive you of something you... Read more

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