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You've Got to Read this DailySpark if You are Anything Like Me!!

Monday, June 21, 2010      12 comments

I read the Daily Spark, "Conquering Eating and Other Impulses the Easy Way", a couple days ago. I read a lot of Spark articles, sometimes because I'm just racking up SparkPoints and sometimes to kill time so I'm not eating and sometimes because ... Read more

Past the Blahs

Sunday, June 20, 2010      11 comments

Yesterday I was feeling too blah to blog. But I'm back on it today. The scale is up, but only .8 pounds. I'll live. I'll even stay a healthy weight. And I'm trying to give up the "yelling" at myself when I slip. I wish I could be perfect. I... Read more

Minor Obstacle

Wednesday, June 16, 2010      10 comments

Last eve after pilates, my concern was confirmed. The callous on my left foot, running about 2.5 inches from my second toe toward my heel, produced a few drops of blood from a crack about 1/4 inch long. It had been sore for a couple days. The ca... Read more

May Be a Challenging Day

Monday, June 14, 2010      12 comments

I couldn't sleep last eve. Maybe got three hours. Gave up about 3:30am and got up. I walked for an hour, maybe 3 mph, slower than I usually walk. Thought I might as well put what energy I had to good use. Then did some laundry and house cleaning... Read more

Great Ride!

Sunday, June 13, 2010      9 comments

I rode with PINKSAINT 14.2 miles according to the SparkPeople fitness tracker mapping tool. It was definitely much more fun with a friend. The time went so fast --- almost 100 minutes gone in no time. Although the day will be hot, and this morni... Read more

Happy Trails to Me! Happy Trails to Us!

Saturday, June 12, 2010      9 comments

Tomorrow morning I have planned a long bike ride on a local trail with a SparkFriend! Should be lots of fun. I've been riding by myself and wishing for a partner, so this is just what I've wanted. She is much younger than I, so I hope, I hope, I... Read more

Goodies Galore!! Celebrate! Celebrate!

Friday, June 11, 2010      8 comments

Wow! Today I have received 9 goodies and 58 comments on my SparkPage! I usually try to respond to each person, but don't think I'll get it done today. Hope everyone understands. It definitely has been a pick-me-up to be motivator of the day. Hon... Read more

Man, the Sweat!

Thursday, June 10, 2010      13 comments

I'm just about to take my third shower of the day. I did a treadmill workout this morning, burning 200 calories. I was dripping sweat. I showered and then Natalie came. Natalie and I danced to the Princess and the Frog CD. It was not an aer... Read more

Comfort of the Elusive Third Kind

Tuesday, June 08, 2010      8 comments

I wrote earlier about physical comforts of goal weight -- sitting and breathing more comfortably -- and emotional comfort -- just feeling more comfortable "in my skin." But there is one more kind of comfort I'm looking for. This one I've yet to ... Read more

Comfort of a Second Kind

Sunday, June 06, 2010      8 comments

I wrote yesterday that goal weight makes it more comfortable to sit, confident that I will have enough space, and keeps me more comfortable, sweating less and breathing easier, in the heat. There is another kind of comfort that I find at goal we... Read more

The Comfort of Goal

Saturday, June 05, 2010      7 comments

I wanted to lose weight to be healthier and to look better. I never really thought about comfort as a reason to lose weight and get fit, but it is definitely a reason I want to maintain my weight loss and my fitness gains. Seats are so much... Read more

Talk About Mindless Eating

Friday, June 04, 2010      8 comments

I made it three whole days with absolutely no artificial sweetener. (I have been a Splenda-Equal-SweetnLow-saccha
rine "addict" for more than 35 years.) Today my hubby did the grocery shopping as usual. He came home with sugar free choc... Read more

Read the Label

Thursday, June 03, 2010      6 comments

I know you should read labels and I thought I did. But on two occasions recently I found surprises, not of the good kind. Pillsbury Grands Fat Reduced Whole Wheat biscuits that come in a refrigerated can are what I tried to get my husband t... Read more

Raisins in My Oatmeal

Wednesday, June 02, 2010      15 comments

I am celebrating a big accomplishment! A streak of one day may not be particularly impressive to most people, but I think this one may be significant. I did something yesterday that I haven't done for at least 35 years. I went the entire day wi... Read more

Don't Burn the Beans

Monday, May 31, 2010      8 comments

The good news is I got 9 hours of sleep, awaking without an alarm, feeling very energetic. The bad news is that I forgot about my beans cooking in the crockpot - no salt added pintos. Instead of cooking 6 hours, they were on high for 15 hours. Y... Read more


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