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Making A Few Changes

Monday, March 07, 2016      2 comments

As you may have read recently, I make soups for lunch to eat during the week. It's nice because they keep it super cold in my office and I make sure they're around 10 grams of fiber+ per serving. I have ulcerative colitis. It is an auto... Read more

Making It Work

Friday, March 04, 2016      6 comments

If you've been reading my posts and status updates, you'll know that I have a chef as a roommate. She is a very large lady who has no interest of losing weight. So, when she cooks dinner for the 3 of us, it's seldom a healthy meal. It's ALWAYS... Read more

Keep Focused

Thursday, March 03, 2016      4 comments

At work, I get a lot of things thrown at me all day. For instance, it is now lunch. I've been at work just over 3 hours and I've sent and received 47 emails. I have a written list of items I need to accomplish today and I add and mark off ite... Read more

Free Food Isn't The Best

Wednesday, March 02, 2016      5 comments

So, my intention was to have tacos last night and then go to our usual hangout at the Bowling Alley (BA) with my friends. We get to Salsa's and people were 3 deep waiting to sit at the bar (getting a table is always a ridiculous notion and then... Read more

It's A New Day!

Tuesday, March 01, 2016      3 comments

I've never been big on new years' resolutions. It's always been my belief that if you want to make a change, there's no reason to wait until January 1 right after you've gone through Thanksgiving and Christmas and partied all night celebrating ... Read more

Tempting and a Question

Monday, February 29, 2016      2 comments

So, I didn't do so well with tracking while eating this weekend. I get with friends and completely forget to track what I'm doing until the next day I get on the scale & think to myself, "What in the world happened yesterday?". I still continu... Read more

SparkPeople For Life

Thursday, February 25, 2016      3 comments

8/200 for the yearly challenge. I've been on SP for quite some time now. When I stop tracking, blogging, reading, lurking...basically participating on SP, I might stay the same for a while, but then I gain weight. It's usually when I'm put... Read more

Tracking After Midnight

Wednesday, February 24, 2016      2 comments

7/200 for the yearly blog challenge. emoticon So a random question to throw out there...for those of you wh... Read more

Container Eating...Trash Day

Tuesday, February 23, 2016      3 comments

I forgot to say yesterday that it was post 5 of 200 for this year's challenge that SparkGuy put is 6/200. emoticonRead more

Indulging NOT Cheating

Monday, February 22, 2016      7 comments

My mom is about to go through weight loss surgery. I've seen her struggle with her weight my entire 42 years. If there is a gimmick diet, shot, pill, etc. out there, she's done it. She's basically done everything but overhaul her diet to eat ... Read more

Vision Board/Journaling

Friday, February 19, 2016      4 comments

Happy Friday! This is post 4/200 for my challenge this year. I have decided that instead of a vision board that I know I'll want to change all the time, I'm going to do a vision art journal instead. Then my monthly and/or weekly challeng... Read more

Vision Board & Ultimate Sparkpeople Life Challenge 3/49

Thursday, February 18, 2016      6 comments

Not sure if you have seen SparkGuy's recent posts, but he is doing a challenge to do 200 blog posts this year. Today is day 49 out of the year and this is my 3rd post, so even though I'm a little late in joining this challenge, it is still reac... Read more

Weighing My Options

Wednesday, February 17, 2016      7 comments

**If you look at the scale with dread and anxiety, this post is not for you.** There are many posts and articles about the pros and cons of weighing yourself daily. Let's start with a few cons. Many people are afraid of the scale. They g... Read more

No Matter What, Iíll Track It

Thursday, January 28, 2016      8 comments

Tracking food and exercise is essential to my path towards getting healthier. I know this. I have done this before. I have watched my mother struggle with her weight my entire life and she is about to go under the knife for surgery simply bec... Read more


Tuesday, June 16, 2015      2 comments

I know that tracking my weight every day helps in my weight loss journey. I know that tracking everything I eat and drink helps in my weight loss journey. I do those without fail when I'm on my "plan" of getting healthier. Where I typically f... Read more

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