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SPEEDY143's Blogs

Triggers… food vs. people
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      2 comments

Socrates' guiding rule was, "Know Thyself." I’ve been self actualizing since a psych class I took in college way back in the 60’s. Since joining SP and reading Chris’s introduction to “The Spark” it’s as if my once keen sense of self is transfor... Read more
An excuse is still just an excuse
Friday, July 09, 2010      8 comments

Even if they are valid an excuse is still just an excuse NOT to do something. If it were something I wanted to do I’d put down or aside whatever got in my way of doing it and be all over it like white on rice. Just look at all the hours I’ve log... Read more
There’s a new restaurant in town
Thursday, July 08, 2010      2 comments

Now I’ve seen every thing!!! emoticon While drinking my morning coffee I was reading our little throw away pape... Read more
How did special treats turn into daily rewards?
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      3 comments

Believe it or not when I was growing up fast food joints were few and far between. There was a McDonalds that we would pass on our way to Big Bear going to and from church camp every summer. Stopping there was part of the “special” treat that we... Read more
Before & After
Monday, July 05, 2010      2 comments

You won’t find any before and after pictures here.. yet, because this is just my 3rd week at SP. What you will find is my new appreciation for life and living it fully once again. I’ve always chaptered my life with the term “before & after”... Read more
The devil’s in the details…
Thursday, July 01, 2010      4 comments

One of the first things I’m tackling since committing to better eating habits is portion control. I knew I was filling my plate way to full but prided myself in the fact that I NEVER went back for seconds. Truth is I didn’t want to have to... Read more
Did you hear that??
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      4 comments

Yep, it was my stomach growling and she was saying “Feeeeeeeeed me, feeeeeeeeeeeed me NOW!!” emoticon I haven’... Read more
A one week HIGH
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      2 comments

I joined just a week ago today and every day my Spark has grown a little brighter. emoticon I feel 100% better a... Read more
OMG I threw away some noodles
Sunday, June 27, 2010      0 comments

A month ago if I had thrown out perfectly good food I would have flogged myself for sure. Last night at the most I whipped myself with a wet noodle because I truly felt better throwing them away instead of finishing them off. I stood right ... Read more
Good-bye double chin
Sunday, June 27, 2010      0 comments

Double chin.... hah if I can even call it that emoticon I've been thinking about a way to chart my progress in t... Read more
Sunday, June 27, 2010      0 comments

Everyday in every way I'm getting better & better" A mantra I used with my sons when they were little that was truly lovely. I stopped telling myself this years ago because i didn't feel like I was getting better... only fatter and less fit and ... Read more
Thursday, June 24, 2010      0 comments

"Keep your words sweet and tender, you may have to eat them" I'm not very nice to myself.... I mostly call myself a dumb-ass and constantly put myself down. I have no idea why anyone would love me.... I 've always thought I was some what cr... Read more
Happy Birthday to ME!!!!!!!
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      0 comments

I'll be 63 tomorrow and so grateful to have lived this long... what a "Wonderful Life" This year when I blow out the candles I'll be wishing for less of me to love more =] xxxooo ... Read more

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