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Senior exercise and weight loss
5/12/2013 11:09:45 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I was reading another story where a youngish person (mid-40's or younger) lost a whole lot of weight and is in wonderful shape and wondered aga...  Read more


Favorites and Groupings
5/11/2013 10:41:15 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Do you keep a list of favorites and/or groupings in your nutrition tracker? When was the last time you edited it/them? I just went through min...  Read more


Day 6 and I have some converts!
5/11/2013 8:31:08 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Well I've been juicing now for 6 days, and I must say I am enjoying it. On day 3 I had a bad headache because I was missing the pop and vending machi...  Read more


The Challenge begins. . .
5/10/2013 3:23:39 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Im ready! I've put my information on the board at work for the team challenge, and I've printed out a copy for home. NO EXCUSES!!!!! I gue...  Read more


Three strikes, I'm out!
5/10/2013 9:51:11 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So, I did my 3rd week weigh-in and gained a bit (and I had to weigh myself twice to only gain "a bit" :-) As a result, I bought the new Spark B...  Read more


Day 1 of The Juicing Experiment
5/6/2013 4:33:35 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, I buckled down and made my purchase of a juicer, and my daughter and I started the process of chopping and juicing and prepping for today. This...  Read more


Old People Strength Training Idea
5/5/2013 11:54:36 AM,  5 COMMENTS

There's a couple new shows on the National Geographic TV channel I'm really enjoying, "Brain Games" and "The Numbers Game": braingames.nati...  Read more


It's Been A While
5/3/2013 2:04:10 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It has been a while since I've posted my own blog, although I daily read and comment on others. I actually don't have many exciting things happening...  Read more


The odd anxieties
4/29/2013 7:13:54 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I was awakened at 5:00 this morning by a fox screaming. I knew it was a fox because it was so high pitched and there was no "barking" in betwee...  Read more


Coffee-flavored Milk
4/28/2013 11:17:52 AM,  3 COMMENTS

After reading an article a couple days ago about how women should have only 6 teaspoons of added sugar a day and finding my beloved Hershey Kis...  Read more


Starting 6th SparkYear
4/24/2013 1:53:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm kicking off my 6th SparkYear with a new plan. I want to go on a trip the last week of October and my birthday is that week too and I notice...  Read more


What's working
4/21/2013 4:13:23 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm getting better, or at least more, sleep. I don't remember the last night I had to get up for a couple hours. My shoulders still hurt and s...  Read more


Running out of Excuses
4/10/2013 9:41:17 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I have been working on getting better sleep. Last week I bought a new, expensive pillow to see if that would help and yesterday we finally bou...  Read more


Reverse Psychology Work Out
4/6/2013 11:43:06 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So, I'm trying to get "out and about" each day, getting my "exercise" while I do so. Normally I am sitting in front of the computer 5-6 hours a...  Read more


Revisiting SparkCoach
4/4/2013 9:14:04 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So, I've been pretty consistent in going to SparkCoach immediately after logging in here daily and spinning the wheel for my initial points. I...  Read more


Making it up as I go along
4/2/2013 10:54:14 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I have a new ticker that tracks a "bad" habit I've given up. I decided I wanted to give up excusing myself from exercising. I've handed in my...  Read more


Just so not feeling it today!
3/25/2013 3:16:46 PM,  4 COMMENTS

It started with the traffic this morning that I set in for over an hour!!!!! Let me just say that there were no accidents, pullovers, etc. just protes...  Read more


From a Different Angle
3/25/2013 12:23:20 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Yesterday I went out to brunch, all-you-can-eat 4 I surprised myself by eating one plate, well balanced/good choices and decided I do well en...  Read more


3 Week Stay of Execution
3/22/2013 10:11:56 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Went to the dentist yesterday, was supposed to get a crown worked on and replaced but was not in the mood :-) I managed to talk my dentist into...  Read more


Forced into action
3/19/2013 9:03:57 AM,  4 COMMENTS

My cleaning lady is coming again, first time since before Christmas. I am scurrying around straightening up stuff to make it easier. I only ha...  Read more


Do what you love, the rest will follow
3/17/2013 2:33:43 PM,  4 COMMENTS

How often have you heard something along those lines or, "Just follow your bliss"? I've been thinking about this for a couple days now, how I h...  Read more


My favorite motivational trick of the moment
3/10/2013 9:39:24 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm using the SparkPeople Planner (on the MyTracker dropdown) to journal every day and then I'm using my Windows "Snipping Tool" to cut it out,...  Read more


It seems to work!
3/8/2013 9:39:08 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I set out yesterday to be as physically active as I could be to see if it would help my sleep. I changed the bed (king) did 2-3 loads of laundry,...  Read more


Clearing the Cobwebs
3/7/2013 8:39:06 AM,  25 COMMENTS

Last night was horrible. I was awake in the middle of the night for several hours having those depressing, I can't do it, it isn't going to eve...  Read more


Hair update :)
3/7/2013 6:29:12 AM,  5 COMMENTS

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New Habit - Update
3/5/2013 9:55:10 PM,  6 COMMENTS

"How are you doing day by day?" Well, that's really my challenge. It's not a matter of tracking my food for one day or every other day but EVERY...  Read more


Fail and stand up again...
3/5/2013 9:49:58 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Sometimes all we really need is just a swift kick to get us moving. Instead of playing the part of the large toad who hides under the rock, getting sm...  Read more


3/4/2013 11:12:27 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Our question today is, "What are you doing to encourage yourself to stay on track?" One of the best things about my new habit is that there is b...  Read more


Habit Plan
3/3/2013 7:14:28 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I've been trying to think a lot about this today. Recap: My new habit is to track all my food every day. Today, I'm supposed to blog about how I'm goi...  Read more


SparkCoaching Update
3/3/2013 8:30:10 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I had all these great plans for using SparkCoach on my vacation, while I was away and didn't log in even once. Since I've been back, I've c...  Read more


New Habit
3/2/2013 10:27:16 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I am very inconsistent about tracking my food. I want to develop the habit of tracking EVERYTHING every day. I've noticed that when I track everything...  Read more


Small experiment
3/1/2013 5:12:39 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Just for fun, last night as I was getting ready for bed, I got on the scale. This morning I'm going to get on again, 12 hours later (9:40) and see wh...  Read more


The difference a month makes
2/26/2013 12:04:59 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Lovely view from the left and right of my balcony (respectively) in the Caribbean but it was not all bliss, despite the "fantasy pool"; there...  Read more


Rough Start
2/16/2013 8:30:36 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Even though I have been battling the bulge all my life, I forgot how tough this opponent was, tough start to getting this weight off myself, staying...  Read more


2/12/2013 1:52:56 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Over the past few months my weight has crept up to an astonishing size, 285 lbs. Long story short my doctor made changes to my medication but now tha...  Read more


Decisions, Decisions, Decisions
1/31/2013 2:01:19 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So I have now decided to join Anytime Fitness and Weight Watchers online. This will help me to get to where I want to be sooner rather than later. M...  Read more


Where Motivation Comes From. . .
1/29/2013 12:06:32 PM,  2 COMMENTS

For the longest time I have been trying to motivate myself through various forms and challenges to no avail. I was trying to figure out if a conferen...  Read more


Flu and Life Changes
1/23/2013 9:36:42 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, the flu hit me hard this year. I haven't been able to work out since Saturday and I am missing it! That's a first; usually I don't mind having a...  Read more


Ready for vacation
1/23/2013 12:43:52 PM,  4 COMMENTS

My avatar soon, instead of the abominable snow person 246 I'm at peace with what I've gotten done and what else I'll be doing today and i...  Read more


It Truly Takes A Village
1/17/2013 9:33:40 AM,  16 COMMENTS

So, about a month ago I wrote a blog post, then promptly got busy with the holidays and a quick vacation and forgot all about it. A few weeks ago I go...  Read more


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