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I Need to Learn To Use This Website Better
Wednesday, April 01, 2009      3 comments

Although Sparkpeople has been a great asset in my life, I feel that I can be using it better. I seem to have fallen into a pattern of just using tools certain ways and not delving deeper to learn more about the site. In April, I plan to do tha... Read more
Making these Next Three Months Memorable
Tuesday, March 31, 2009      5 comments

I've got 19 lbs to go and I want to make this next three months very dynamic in getting me to that goal. Not that I can shed all of it during this time, but I want to get a good chunk of it done by the end of June. Thank you to all my Sparkfri... Read more
Making Friends with My Exercise Equipment
Monday, March 30, 2009      5 comments

Okay, the time has come to kick this last 19 lbs. to the curb with Sparkpeople. I know I can do it, and no time like the present. Welcome Springtime, and here's to that extra push I've felt coming for awhile. No more laziness!... Read more
When the Motivated Become Lazy
Sunday, March 29, 2009      3 comments

Prior to the past few years when my weight gain occurred, I was very active. Then came these past years full of, well, let's call them obstacles - losses, tragedies, hormonal havoc, etc. With those came less activity and subsequent laziness. ... Read more
April Goal - Beating Night Munchies
Saturday, March 28, 2009      4 comments

It's a lifelong habit. At first, I was just famished at night and one of my SPfriends and I came up with the solution of getting more protein in during the day. But now that I've taken care of the hunger, it's a leftover behavior throughout my... Read more
What nerve!
Friday, March 27, 2009      6 comments

I expect to be losing faster and get frustrated at the slowness. Yet, I'm a lazy exerciser. That is, I do a lot, but not at a rate that would make my metabolism stand at attention. I've really gotta step it up. I've got that new elliptical th... Read more
Anyone Familiar with Teledoc.Com?
Thursday, March 26, 2009      1 comments

A few months ago, I first read about Sparkpeople in a magazine. Last week, I read about I wonder if anyone has had any experience with it.... Read more
A Sparkfriend's Goodbye Email
Wednesday, March 25, 2009      10 comments

I just opened an email from a sparker friend who advised me and others on her friends list that she was totally giving up on herself and cancelled her SP page. It made me sad to think of all of the times we want to quit, and that some people ac... Read more
Can it Be True that 2/3 of Americans Take Prescription Meds?
Tuesday, March 24, 2009      2 comments

Now, I'm not passing judgement because I know that some of these are needed to combat illnesses. But it seems that more and more meds are advertised on TV and I wonder if we've become a nation of addicts. I heard the statistic that 2/3 of Amer... Read more
Another Thing I Make Myself Do While Sparking
Monday, March 23, 2009      5 comments

I recently blogged about adding water while I'm on this website. That is, while on SP, the rule is that I have to be drinking water. Yesterday, I came up with an additional compo... Read more
Weary but Not Discouraged
Sunday, March 22, 2009      2 comments

Sometimes I wish that I could wave a magic wand and be at goal. I just get tired of paying such close attention to weight all of the time. Not to be mistaken for discouragement, because I'm not. But I do get tired of caring about all of the d... Read more
Here Comes a Major Challenge
Saturday, March 21, 2009      3 comments

As I'm starting to do more professional networking, I find that most of these business events meet at restaurants and everything centers around meals. I know that I'm capable of ordering healthy things, but I don't want to eat every time I'm ou... Read more
Another Pound Bites the Dust! (And Happy First Day of Spring)
Friday, March 20, 2009      7 comments

What a way to welcome the first day of Spring! Scale showed me another pound gone, gone, gone. And now I'm into the next set of lower numbers - hooray, hooray, I'm thrilled today! ... Read more
Realization from 14 lb Cat Litter and 8 lb Cat Food
Thursday, March 19, 2009      5 comments

Iwent to Target yesterday to pick up some food and litter for my furry friends. Realizing I didn't have a cart, no problem, I'd carry the 14 lb. package of cat litter in one hand and the 8 lb bag of food in the other. WOW! 22 lbs. made me tire... Read more
Simple Pleasures - I Forget that I Can Tuck My Blouses In Now
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      4 comments

Not completely wonderful yet, but wow, the happiness of being able to tuck a shirt in and not have that drapey effect is sooooo nice! Yes, simple pleasures. But another benefit ... Read more

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