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I don't really need to lose weight, but I can see immediately that I need motivation. It is getting cooler outside which makes it more difficult to strap on more clothes to go for my daily walk. I also feel the fatigue setting in that usually co... Read more
Made my goal for the wedding
I don't have pictures yet of the wedding, since my daughter was married 2 weeks ago. I made my goal and then some to lose 3 pounds by the time she was married. It was as hard as I thought, and I even had so many people ask me what I was doing ab... Read more
Met my weight goal
It's been a consistent 3 weeks that I have met my weight goal of 110. I fluctuate between 109.5 and 111.5, but generally stay between. I will maintain this but also am aware that I am at the low end of my fat and bmi scores, so I won't stress wh... Read more
Not Off the Planet
I have not fallen off the planet or fail to read sparkpeople.com articles everyday. I have met my goal, so I touch base probably about 3 times a week, but do not post calorie or fitness, since I am staying on track after the fact.
If I thin... Read more
Me and My Friend
I have a dear friend who motivates me more than she can know. She has a weight issue and even though she drags her feet, she wants to follow my example in eating right and exercising. This has put me on a different plain entirely, in that I cann... Read more
Mother's Day a Lost Weekend?
This was a wonderful weekend, but while maintaining my diet intake for the most part, I am positive the sodium and fat intake was still too high. A well meaning friend and my husband wanted to take me out to dinner but while making good choices,... Read more
Sleep and Necessity
I do believe I get plenty of sleep. My drawback is that sometimes I can get caught in worry which robs me of my sleep. I have found that if I keep a book by my side and read a couple of paragraphs to get my mind calmed, then I am able to drift ... Read more
Tools To Life
I met two new members of this site who are also Spark People members. It's a wonderful site that helps one realize how their brain works and build a new way of thinking.
I am usually optimistic by nature, but when things get discouraging, ... Read more
I have not had to lose too much weight and my primary goal was to get more fit and maintain my health level. I am so impressed with the sparkpeople who have lost weight over many months and still work at it with such optimism. I also like the ov... Read more
I am a grandmother
I spent the past week with my daughter and son-in-law as we welcomed their firstborn and my first grandchild into the world.
I was able to be in labor with both she and Jeff, and it was an experience I cannot begin to describe. Awesome is t... Read more
Best time to weight oneself...
I have decided to weight (pun) a bit before posting my weight to my spark page. The reason is that I fluctuate so much between a pound here and there, that going from 113 to 110 is going to take a bit of exercise and more time to transition. I d... Read more
So much better today!
It's been a long 4 days, since I fell ill with something or other. I couldn't put my finger on it, but took it easy anyway.
Today I did my normal workout without the elliptical, so as to ease back into the workload. I was happy that I did ... Read more
A little under the weather
I look forward to getting back into the exercise as soon as I feel I have licked this bug. I took ill in the evening on Saturday and haven't felt quite myself for a few day. I am eating fine and haven't gained any weight, so I am happy about tha... Read more
Ask the Expert Section
I love this section, since I am too busy in the morning to have any questions running through my mind. I am inspired by the questions asked of other members, so look at this section every morning for some insight.
http://www.sparkpeople.co... Read more
I am back on track today. Even though yesterday was Easter, I did not do too bad in over-eating, but I now have all those wonderful leftovers. Today I will bag and freeze some dinners for future use, since the lean ham is still too tempting to e... Read more