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Happy New Moon: New Starts, New Cycles: Standing Up
Wednesday, January 17, 2018      9 comments

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#myLossIsMyGain: Down 4.4 lbs; First Weigh-in of winter2018 5% Challenge
Monday, January 15, 2018      7 comments

#myLossIsMyGain that I copied from the spark 'feed' that I posted the other day; meant to blog it to document: 4.4 pound loss! Achieved after first week of winter 5% challenge, this past Saturday's weigh-in still has me feeling motivated. ... Read more
Is FOMO part of my weight issue?
Thursday, January 11, 2018      7 comments

FOMO, Fear of Missing Out, maybe abandonment...clutter, lots of teams, wanting a taste or just more, jealousy, envy... versus being satisfied, satiated... ...food for thought for me. ... Read more
Strategy: Treat it as a Job....
Tuesday, January 09, 2018      10 comments

Just read the blog-turned-article: https://www.sparkpeople.
com/blog/blog.asp?post=ama
nda_took_a_slow_and_steady
_approach_to_lose_105_poun
ds_and_reclaim_her_health where a woman lost over 100 pounds, mostly via exe... Read more
Lower Calories: Causes, Effects
Monday, January 08, 2018      8 comments

***I wrote the following as a response to a winter5% teammate's blog who had been eating fewer calories (~900 day) than her plan suggested lately and had been sick and had a big weight loss, then heart palpitations and anxiety for a few hours ... Read more
Strategy: Imagination, Visualization...and h20
Friday, January 05, 2018      8 comments

This past autumn, I was on a little road trip with a friend. We were returning home, late in the evening, tired, and hungry as neither of us had had dinne... Read more
Tips & Strategies per SP
Friday, January 05, 2018      6 comments

1) Planning of time for exercise (also for food prep): EXERCISE APPTS pre-scheduled 2) PLAN FOOD: healthy options for the week: this is one thing I have never done, because I don't tend to buy a lot of junk, and too much rigid planning, meanin... Read more
Day 3 of new year: so far so good....
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      11 comments

Sister from Canada was visiting, and she's always inspirational (has lost over 50 pounds) and is also very nice and kind. Went to visit other sister yesterday, seeing cutie-pie 6 year old niece; that sister is joining her local Y; I might do tha... Read more
New Year Supermoon Resolutions
Tuesday, January 02, 2018      12 comments

Hi everyone, I'm back again. Determined as ever, motivated and inspired by the start of a . emoticon ... Read more
10k Baby Steps
Wednesday, June 14, 2017      5 comments

Surprised this AM when I looked and notice my first 10k steps in a while, maybe in 2017? (Wasn't tracking for (mostly sessile) early-mid part of 20117. Read a sparkticle (ha: spark article) that said to break it up. So did more steps every hour... Read more
OA Sponsor + water tip
Tuesday, June 13, 2017      9 comments

I texted a couple of people & found one that seems like a good fit for me as a sponsor; got my first assignment. Also did a couple of meetings. hen, Did well on exercise, double my goal times. Water Tip: put all h20 in big bottle for t... Read more
Full Moon weekend = full of (f)phone OA meetings & now thinking about also CBT & Beck Book
Monday, June 12, 2017      8 comments

I was down on myself for not going to OA meetings, especially after I had 'slipped' after having done well the first week, then binge-ing (though I reaized later that calorically the binge itself wasn't so bad, but the slip caused depression & f... Read more
Back from a Binge - Craving Consistency
Wednesday, June 07, 2017      4 comments

After a particularly *nasty* time, I held off for one day, then gave into my slow-churn (low-fat) ice cream ... Read more
First Week of Tracking Done! ...Consistency
Friday, June 02, 2017      3 comments

Major tracking: foods, hit goals everyday; exercise-hit goal of at least 10 (mostly 30 or more) min; h20 - didn't meet as well as others, but that's okay (injury yesterday, plus other issues) Consistency will be key: ... Read more
Enjoying My re|Start (+Some Progress!)
Monday, May 29, 2017      5 comments

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