week one check in
I am updating anyone who may care on my attempt to meet my goals that I set last week. I ate reasonably for four days out of seven. Almost but no coloring page there. On the exercise goal, I exercised three days out fo the seven.
I failed ... Read more
If at first I don't succeed, try again.
I have tried to get back to this calorie counting thing over and over again. So, here I am again.
1. Count calories five days a week.
2. Go to gym or exercise at home 4 times a week.
Rewards: If I succeed, I will col... Read more
I haven't slept in 19 hours. Why? I was having trouble going to sleep because of mucus in my throat. At midnight, I thought I would try zyrtec-d and see if the decongestant could help my breathe clearer. Now, I am breathing real easily except my... Read more
zp challenge: day 4
I am managing to do thirty minutes of exercise but I am eating too much. I also slept almost all day today. The weather is perfect for sleeping. (Except my apartment is too hot now when it's time for bed. Grrr.)
But, I almost finished my dishes... Read more
zp challenge: day two
I ate too much today. Sparkpeople thinks it is slightly below 2,000 but I probably under estimated my spaghetti noodle serving size.
I did almost thirty minutes of exercise in addition to almost 10,000 steps. Now, I am trying to get the energy... Read more
zp challenge for march
My employer has a fitness challenge called zp challenge. I will try to count calories 5 days a week and do 30 minutes of exercise for 5 days.
I went slightly over my calorie range and bored myself with walking, jogging, push ups and other acti... Read more
stuck on square one
Hmm. I think I've been wondering around this square too long. Where is the dice? I need to move.
But, will I move forward for more than a few days? I enjoy my meal but want to keep eating. I think I need to find some activities to do while in ... Read more
Back to square one-I guess
I have gained almost all of my weight back. I am amazed how much harder it is to wipe my butt at 180 pounds rather than at 165 or 170. I could hardly tell a difference in any other way.
Since I know that I will always worry about finances, I do... Read more
Hmm, Sparkpeople has changed a lot while I was away!
I am back up to 173 which is about ten pounds from my starting point. GRRR. I decided to return to trying to track my food this week. Today, I tracked breakfast on Sparkpeople and most of yesterday's food in a notebook.
Why did I decide to go... Read more
I have been feeling an odd feeling lately. It is called pride. I have been feeling proud of myself.
My dad came to town earlier this month and gave me a used car. He also taught me the route to work and let me practice driving. I had not drov... Read more
When is spring coming?
My employer has a spring commercial about makeup on the loudspeaker. We also have the spring items out and on the shelves for sale. Is spring here? Corporate even sent orders to pack away the salt for melting snow! What did we do? We put up... Read more
I took money out of my saving account to pay the end of the month bills. But, I now have less than 20 dollars in my checking account. I will have to put my groceries on my credit card which already has around 30 dollars on it.
I know that ... Read more
cravings and exercise
i decided that I would try the January jumpstart challenge. I have been managing to do the exercise part but can't seem to get myself to count calories. One week, I was craving chips with cheese dip. Then last week, I craved peanut butter. ... Read more
I am hungry even though I just ate...
I decided to have a late lunch. I had a salad with carrots, grapes and raisins in it. I was in the mood for the ranch dressing today. Then I did something really weird. I had a microwave lazagne. I had almost never had a microwave meal with... Read more
food scent everywhere
If I told you that I was looking at a product that said "Grandma's kitchen" with the words underneath "Pumpkin roll, Apple Crisp, Pecan Pie," I suspect you'd think I was looking at a food product. Maybe it is a spice that is used in these food... Read more
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