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My husband is (inadvertently) losing weight
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      0 comments

I have been pretty pleased with my weight loss. I've been taking 3-mile walks with my dog every other day (shorter walks on odd days). I've really been aware of the amount of fat and I've incorporated into our family meals. It's been very positi... Read more
Being average
Thursday, July 22, 2010      0 comments

Well, I'm at the point in my SP journey where the motivational emails are about 1 step back, 2 steps forward. How did this computerized mentor know that that is exactly what is happening with me? Of course, I'm having a hard time going those 2 s... Read more
Less Flab to Grab!
Sunday, June 20, 2010      4 comments

I am not very consistent with exercising. I really don't like it. It doesn't make me feel better, at least not in the very short term. I've never in my life experienced "a runner's high," even when I was active. I hate to sweat, and it's really ... Read more
Compliments are free, so why are we so stingy in giving them away?
Sunday, June 06, 2010      2 comments

Why is it so hard for people, especially people to whom you are close, to make a comment about weight loss. After a visit with my sister I had to point out that I had lost 13 pounds. Her response was that she could tell and that I looked good. S... Read more
Feeling the effects
Saturday, May 22, 2010      2 comments

It has been just over a month now. And it has taken just about that long to feel the effects of food tracking. I now really know when I'm hungry. I know what it feels like to stop eating when I'm full. I no longer feel the hunger pangs that I ha... Read more
A good sore
Friday, April 16, 2010      1 comments

Following the cardio-strength training alternating exercise pattern that automatically became part of my "fitness plan," I walked for 30 minutes yesterday (32 to be exact, which I specifically plug into my tracker). Surveying the hill that I li... Read more
Beginning to blog
Thursday, April 15, 2010      1 comments

I have no idea what I'm doing on a computer. I can click with a mouse here and there, and I can download lots of free games, but that's about it. I joined the Spark People website about 5 days ago and have lots of time exploring it. But I was re... Read more