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7/23/2014 1:22:42 PM,
528 I am really cheap, thrifty, or penny wise. When I shop, I look for bargains. My pennies are scares so I must make them go far. I...
Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA)
7/23/2014 8:47:10 AM,
Has anyone out there had experience with this? A friend gave me some as he knows that I am trying like crazy to build up my immune system before the n...
Today's Frustrations with Customer (non) Service
7/22/2014 9:02:19 PM,
I had a round of errands to do this morning, and had two frustrating situations in a row with customer service. The first was at a retail store where...
Vacation Day 71/90 - Last Hike in Moab
7/22/2014 3:40:14 PM,
We have enjoyed our time here; we are 10 minutes outside of Arches National Park and about an hour away from Canyonlands National Park. We have hiked...
Things that motivate me
7/22/2014 2:03:20 PM,
I am motivated when I write in my journal uplifting things and remind myself of the things I am doing correctly.
I am motivated listening to podc...
7/22/2014 11:45:09 AM,
PROGRESS is PROGRESS no matter how small. 104 I finally feel as if I am back to making progress. It is slow and hard, but it's happening...
Jiggle Free July: Day 22
7/22/2014 9:35:22 AM,
So according to my work scale (you know... the analog kind. I mean the one that you move the big block over to 50-100-150-200, etc. ) I have lost 9.25...
7/22/2014 9:07:31 AM,
That's what we're anticipating here today and . . . I'm ready. Wearing my very coolest cotton Liberty print sheath (and a jacket, for the office . ....
The Year of Living Better - Day 7
7/21/2014 11:17:33 PM,
As Mondays go this one wasn't too bad at all. Down 4 lbs when I stepped on the scale this morning (better than I expected)! Over the weekend, while...
In Btwn Rounds Plan
7/21/2014 7:24:20 PM,
I will continue to chat on Team FBI thread
I will plan my meals so that I'll have a better chance of eating well
I will eat a measured break...
Feeling Very Thankful
7/21/2014 9:30:29 AM,
After yesterday's ER visit, I have a very strong feeling of gratitude for good health. I never take it for granted and know how fragile and tenuous l...
Scale Again ($#%%&) and Running Again : )
7/21/2014 8:40:40 AM,
MAINTENANCE - Changing attitude about the scale:
I am up one pound from yesterday. Still solidly in my goal weight range. I ate excellently yesterda...
7/21/2014 6:51:20 AM,
It's gotta be summer when there's gazpacho chilling in the fridge. Weather forecast said we'll hit 30 Celsius today . . . now it appears we'll be app...
Continuing on and Exploring
7/20/2014 9:23:21 PM,
Over the last week, I decided to review through all of the multiple .pdf files I have on my computer and explore the many cookbooks, etc. I have purch...
5 hrs in ER, Helping Friend
7/20/2014 7:21:04 PM,
Is there anything more motivating than seeing how taking care of our health may prevent doc visits and other medical emergencies? Sure, there's stuff...
Learning how to learn from setbacks
7/20/2014 4:26:04 PM,
I binged today 39
But it's ok! I know why I did it, so I can avoid it happening again.
I bought some jeans in the sale. They were a little...
Sunday, a new beginning
7/20/2014 3:48:40 PM,
My depression is better today and I feel like making a plan. So, I have simplified my goals once again.
I changed my goal to losing 17 lbs....
SERIOUSLY, Is it worth DYING OVER ?
7/20/2014 1:46:15 PM,
Some-things are worth dying for, like protecting a child from danger. Most things are not. Never has the message ever hit home so hard....
Tried Some New Recipes
7/20/2014 10:18:01 AM,
My husband does the grocery shopping and he keeps buying those taco kits. I've told him repeatedly that I can make taco seasoning cheaper and healthie...
Anticipating Happiness Part 2
7/20/2014 9:22:19 AM,
I recently blogged about current research which tells us that anticipating happiness is the best part -- planning for the vacation is more pleasurable...
BLC 25, A Great Experience!
7/20/2014 8:28:06 AM,
So, round 25 of the BLC challenge is drawing to a close, and one of the parts of the final WEC (Week End Challenge) is to blog about our best BLC expe...
A Dose of Inspiration....LULU Style
7/20/2014 3:25:01 AM,
There will be days you don't want to get out of bed:
When you don't want to set your alarm 45 minutes earlier so...
The Year of Living Better – Day 6
7/20/2014 2:21:17 AM,
It’s been a busy few days. I haven’t had much time to sit down and surf Sparkpeople let alone write a blog. This past week quickly turned into one o...
Down another pound
7/19/2014 10:36:07 PM,
410 The pounds continue to be released slowly off of my body. Today I was down another pound. Adding in more fresh, raw, in season foods...
Bonus Blog: Runners Socializing
7/19/2014 1:27:41 PM,
That's me, first on the right, socializing after our run this morning. Ally, my niece, is to my left at the end of the table. Great time!...
Weigh-in Disappointment / Smart Decisions
7/19/2014 12:54:28 PM,
Mapped out my day!
At Whole Foods just got what was on my list, It was on th...
Hey, Look, SparkGuy Put a Comment on My Page!!
7/19/2014 12:51:50 PM,
No kidding. SparkGuy. Put a comment. On MY page. I feel like a celebrity. OK, that's getting carried away. He's the celebrity, but I feel like I've be...
Carpe Diem: Glad I Did!!
7/19/2014 10:32:14 AM,
It's cool and cloudy here today, with rain threatening -- and more of the same tomorrow!
OK then, makes me even gladder that I took off from wor...
Summer IS Blissful!
7/18/2014 8:03:47 PM,
Worked till about 11 am and then slunk out the door. Had a bowlful of my Italian farro and lupini bean soup on the back deck with Charlie, and some...
BLC (Biggest Loser Challenge) Round 25 evaluation
7/18/2014 5:26:28 PM,
BLC25 – THE BEST THINGS! 205 205 205
I have been on a wonderful BLC team this round … the Mighty Mocha Hunters! 106 Sadly, a few of our Mocha...
A Little Better
7/18/2014 12:21:50 PM,
It's a little cooler here, it only supposed to be in the 80s today. Hooray! That is really helping make me feel a little more alive...
94 years young
7/18/2014 7:21:15 AM,
I volunteer as a meal coordinator for a program where groups come in and prepare a meal for the community and last night I had the pleasure of working...
the barely bearable lightness of not bingeing
7/18/2014 2:56:02 AM,
This is in response to a member on the Living Binge Free team, who has had just a few binges in two years. Her record is a bit better than mine, but I...
make the best of it
7/18/2014 1:51:09 AM,
A new team that I've joined has a member who makes it a point to be happy and say so frequently. That is so inspiring.
Honestly, being a pessimist...
Summertime, summertime, some some summertime . . . .
7/17/2014 9:05:50 PM,
I love summer.
And tomorrow is going to be a gloriously sunny July Friday.
And I don't have stuff to do that I could not postpone (other tha...
7/17/2014 12:27:17 PM,
Ugh, my motivation ran away, and I can't find it. I'm depressed and hot..
I really feel like I have been stuck lately.
I am going to force...
Resting on My Laurels
7/17/2014 11:03:18 AM,
Brooklyn born just wrote an excellent blog in which she mentioned "resting on your laurels". This has been a problem for me lately - wake up, run 4...
Rethinking the Scale
7/17/2014 7:08:55 AM,
The problem is not the scale and the feedback it gives me; the problem is my attitude. When I feel bad all day because the number is bigger than I tho...
The Year of Living Better - Day 3
7/17/2014 12:45:38 AM,
Day 3 pretty well in the bag! Three days may not seem like much to some, but for me, it may as well be a year. It's been soooo long since I finished...
7/16/2014 11:18:24 AM,
Today my SP start page recommended an article on breaking an obsession with the scale. Although I am doing better with my relationship with the scale,...
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