Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    SLIMMERJESSE   308,160
SparkPoints
300,000-349,999 SparkPoints
 
 
SLIMMERJESSE's Blog Entry Summary View



Revisiting My New, Healthy Eating Habits - #7 Eating slowly

Wednesday, May 06, 2009      3 comments

I'll make this one short and sweet - there is nothing like slow eating. It takes the stomach about 20 minutes to get the message that food is coming into the body. I used to just eat ravenously and was "starving." The overly-full feeling of h... Read more

Revisiting My New, Healthy Eating Habits - #6 Exercise

Tuesday, May 05, 2009      1 comments

Being active all my life, I never gave much conscious thought to exercise. I was always moving - bike riding, hiking, you name it. But in this past 2-3 years, hormonal changes busted my metabolism along with stress and the fact that I was devo... Read more

Revisiting My New, Healthy Eating Habits -#5 Reading Labels

Monday, May 04, 2009      4 comments

Reading labels -Prior to 7 months ago, when I began this lifestyle change, I thought that the nutrition labels on food items were a waste of space and I totally ignored them. There was nothing in my awareness that had anything to worry about wi... Read more

Revisiting My New, Healthy Eating Habits - #4 Portion Size

Sunday, May 03, 2009      2 comments

It's been 7 months since I started on this lifestyle change. I spent the first three on the Nutrisystem program(October 08-January 09), which was a great help in getting me started. Then I found SP (Jan 09-present) and I've been able to handle t... Read more

Revisiting My New, Healthy Eating Habits #3-Grocery Shopping

Saturday, May 02, 2009      4 comments

It's been 7 months since I started on this lifestyle change. I spent the first three on the Nutrisystem program(October 08-January 09), which was a great help in getting me started. Then I found SP (Jan 09-present) and I've been able to handle t... Read more

Revisiting My New, Healthy Eating Habits - #2 Water Consumption

Friday, May 01, 2009      6 comments

It's been 7 months since I started on this lifestyle change. I spent the first three on the Nutrisystem program(October 08-January 09), which was a great help in getting me started. Then I found SP (Jan 09-present) and I've been able to handle t... Read more

Revisiting My New, Healthy Eating Habits #1-Conscious Eating

Thursday, April 30, 2009      2 comments

It's been 7 months since I started on this lifestyle change. I spent the first three on the Nutrisystem program(October 08-January 09), which was a great help in getting me started. Then I found SP (Jan 09-present) and I've been able to handle... Read more

Keeping My Piehole Shut For Night Eating Will Ensure My Success!

Wednesday, April 29, 2009      3 comments

Guess what? I think I've got this night eating thing figured out and it only took me the entire 7 months since I started eating healthier! Better late than never, right? Right! So many sparkfriends have offered great advice, and I've begun to... Read more

My Achilles Heel Is Night Eating

Tuesday, April 28, 2009      3 comments

I have to admit that this is my main challenge in my weight loss plan. I know that it's a lifelong habit, left over from the not-so-distant past when I could eat any time of the day or night and not gain weight. I'll have to beat this in order... Read more

Plugging the Jug is Just the Beginning

Monday, April 27, 2009      6 comments

I was listening to Jillian Michaels on her radio show yesterday morning, and she mentioned something that is used in the AA program. That plugging the jug is just the beginning. She explained that meant that stopping the problematic behavior w... Read more

Okay, I Finally Get It (And Thank you to Friends)

Sunday, April 26, 2009      1 comments

I'm an intelligent woman, but sometimes it takes awhile for things to sink in. I can see that my body wants to stay at a 30 lb. loss and is stubbornly not wanting to give up any more. I've learned from others' experience on here that there com... Read more

3 Month Spark Anniversary and No Significant Progress

Saturday, April 25, 2009      9 comments

Okay, I've just hit my 90 day 25 points and am celebrating all of the good things that this site has offered - great info, wonderful people who are supportive sparkfriends, a convenient way to log nutrition and exercise, etc. However, I have no... Read more

Sleepwalking & Have to Wake Up

Friday, April 24, 2009      2 comments

Seems like I've been going through a roller coaster ride with this weight loss adventure. Sometimes hyper-motivated, and then just sleepwalking through it and not caring. So much stress right now, but will do the best I can with this apathetic... Read more

Weekly Weigh-Ins Instead of Daily

Thursday, April 23, 2009      2 comments

Prior to seven months ago, when I started this healthier eating lifestyle, I hadn't weighed myself since 1980. Suddenly, there I was on the scale and I understand that it serves as one of the markers of progress. However, I just can't do the d... Read more

Food, Food Everywhere! A Nation of Obsessive Eaters.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009      4 comments

I've started to attend more professional networking meetings and, sure, I know by now how to resist urges to eat badly - even when I'm hungry. But, wow, it's just amazing how much we Americans pack away at one sitting! Food is such a part of e... Read more


First Page  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 Last Page