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Attitude is everything!
Just a reflection, musing, whatever...but it sure seems like the calories don't stick when I'm upbeat and positive....when I'm feeling successful with my plan to be healthy.
I haven't taken a detailed look at my tracker, but I KNOW I've del... Read more
Sometimes I just have to laugh at myself!
While comparison shopping for microwave popcorn (one of my many vices), I realized that I had been eating 2 servings of popcorn for my treat not one!!! I guess it really WAS too good to be true that I could eat such a big bag!!!
My quote... Read more
Three months back with Spark People
I realized I have been consistently tracking with SP since June, three whole months!!! I feel so excited knowing I have stayed with my goal to be a healthier me!
I had an "aha" moment today while doing my strength training...I picked up ... Read more
Back to Basics
I think I'm back on track...I haven't come up with a super motivating picture or quote...still working on that...but I decided to review some of the Spark People Getting Started Articles, plus I've been reading a couple motivational stories each... Read more
I need a kick start...
I have been hovering around the same weight for almost a month, up a pound, down a pound...which has been ok, I have lost inches this month...but I know I haven't been eating as well as I could...I've gone over several days a week on my calories... Read more
Soo glad my Mom taught me how to sew when I was a girl!
Those sewing skills came in handy...I took in some of my jeans and skirts so I don't have to buy new ones...thanks, Mom!... Read more
Planning for a better day....
I decided to start a healthy meal in the crockpot so that I don't have to worry about fixing something after my training today...so African Style Turkey is cooking away...
I think I'll try bringing my lunch to the training today, maybe then... Read more
Lost inches...not pounds...
Today was measurement day and though my weight is actually up a bit I DID lose inches this month. I'll take it! ... Read more
Goodbye, Ms. Crankypants!!
Wooo-boy...I was a cranky girl yesterday afternoon! When I got to my training session yesterday I was running late so I had to sit by the food table...oh my...so many cookies and potato chips and soda...and I was tired, I mowed the grass with m... Read more
Funny, surprising thing happened today...
So I had to go out to my OASIS Tutor Training today, and I thought I'd wear some dark denim jeans or a dark denim jean skirt since we'd be in A/C and so I'd look a little nicer, but not TOO nice...
Anyway, I had tried on all the clothes in ... Read more
Disgusted with myself!
I hope no one reads this...blech!
I ate 12 cookies yesterday, 38.4% of my caloric intact was cookies...stale ones at that! I was even trying to distract myself by doing my nails, but got myself cookies, 2 at a time from the kitchen and shu... Read more
Well, another college school year is about to begin and my son left yesterday.
I'm glad to have him launched, but there's a little let down...so much activity right before he leaves and then....quiet.
I know I'll quickly adjust, I did ... Read more
Must be making progress...
Shopped most of the afternoon with my son. We had a good time, lots of talking, some reminising about the "old" days when he was little..lots of laughter...
Anyway, he was hungry, he IS 19! So we went through a drive-through so he could ge... Read more
Avoided evening eating....
So, instead of letting my allotted piece of dark chocolate turn into more...I took a walk. I walked my daughter's dogs who are visiting today, and then I took my dog...so an extra 45 minutes or so of cardio...instead of eating.
Wish it was... Read more
Slipped up big time...
Yeah, well, had the best of intentions to eat well yesterday in spite of being tired, hormonal, and allergic...I ate well all day...felt like I was going to drown in water...but then it was "date night" and hubby wanted the chinese food that doe... Read more