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Nothing On My Mind
Sometimes I just don't have anything to say here. I get tired of constantly thinking of healthy food, scales, weight, etc. I just want to clear my mind and think of absolutely nothing for awhile. (smiling)... Read more
Feeling Very Thankful for this Lighter Self
There's really nothing to say today, other than I have a huge feeling of gratitude at how much better I feel without 33 extra pounds. I can only imagine what the last 17 will feel like! Hooray, hooray!... Read more
Eating Intervals - Different Opinions, Which One to Follow?
I heard Jillian Michaels, on her radio show, say that she doesn't agree with the 4-5 small meals a day schedule. She says we should eat three meals and a snack. Period. The reason? Well, she feels that it's not the way the body was meant to ... Read more
Terrible Day, But No Emotional Eating
It was the kind of day where everything went wrong - from morning till night. But I did not resort to eating as comfort. Only eating due to real hunger, so all was under control. Here's to a better day tomorrow.... Read more
HOORAY! 2 lbs. Lost & I Never Intend to Find them Again!
Yes, I'm thrilled at having kicked 2 more pounds of blubber to the curb. I feel so victorious with each downward movement of the scale. Read more
Happiness is Catching the Second Wind of Motivation
I've just passed my 5.5 month anniversary since starting this lifestyle change. Now 31 pounds down with 19 to go, I have found a new resolve after a period of lethargy, plateaus, and well, just plain ole inertia. I've now made friends with my e... Read more
I Feel a New Resolve Pushing Me to the Finish Line
I've passed to a higher level of dedication in this lifestyle change of healthier eating and more exercise. My brief period of discouragement passed and I've really felt a new resolve take hold.... Read more
I Need to Learn To Use This Website Better
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
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
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
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
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
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?
A few months ago, I first read about Sparkpeople in a magazine. Last week, I read about Teledoc.com. I wonder if anyone has had any experience with it.... Read more
A Sparkfriend's Goodbye Email
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
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