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Finally Clicked After All These Years...
6/12/2014 3:53:31 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I don't know why is has taken so many years for the idea that 3500 calories = 1 pound has finally clicked in my head. Think about it, if you eat less...  Read more

SEDONA0410

starting fresh
5/26/2014 5:00:12 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Thanks for supporting me lisa....  Read more

SUGASHAY

The power of water
4/29/2014 11:07:03 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I've been drinking at least one full glass of water before every meal, whenever I feel hungry, and whenever I have a craving. Then I only indulge if I...  Read more

KTLASERS

Tomorrow, I will.....
4/12/2014 10:07:02 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Tomorrow, I will do better. That's been my mantra for the past couple of weeks now, and every tomorrow comes and goes -- without the doing better par...  Read more

AZGAL50

SO WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE?
3/25/2014 2:44:23 PM,  33 COMMENTS

This is a question that has been asked of me from everybody in my sphere of influence. I have been on chemo since July and it doesn’t get any easier....  Read more

FIRECOM

Tapping works
3/21/2014 11:42:59 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Every time I stepped onto the ice, my body ached with terror. After tapping for just two days, I noticed a substantial decrease in my anxiety when thi...  Read more

KTLASERS

Best year yet
3/19/2014 10:55:55 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So far in 2014, I've taken up belly dancing, ice skating and indoor rock climbing (well, I plan to go back, anyway). I'm also building on last year's...  Read more

KTLASERS

Facing the Truth
3/17/2014 7:47:15 PM,  3 COMMENTS

No matter which way I 'color' it, which slant I tell it from, the bottom line is this: I've been out of control with my eating. I can make excuses,...  Read more

AZGAL50

MY FINAL GOAL HAS BEEN MET
3/14/2014 11:45:18 AM,  44 COMMENTS

Yep, that's right. I went over 100,000 points today. I am NOW ON LEVEL 20. Been a long time coming so celebrate with me. Frank....  Read more

FIRECOM

ENTER CANCER STAGE LEFT, MARCH 2014 UPDATE
3/9/2014 6:47:05 PM,  45 COMMENTS

I will admit that I am having trouble finding the right words to compose this report. First an apology to each and every one of you wonderful folks in...  Read more

FIRECOM

Not feeling well... trying to keep up enthusiasm
2/15/2014 1:54:16 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm bummed because I'm not feeling well. We were rear-ended in a car crash in Nov. and my whiplash is raging again, making me miserable. I don't want...  Read more

SEDONA0410

Olympic Time, trying not to stay on my butt too long!
2/13/2014 8:34:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Oh how I love the Olympics! This time around, I'm recording all of it so that I watch it as fast as possible, passing all commercials and limiting my...  Read more

SEDONA0410

Stupid calories
2/1/2014 11:41:02 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I ate less today than normal, but almost double the calories. I got a fast food burger for lunch. 880 calories. I had pizza for dinner. 900 calories....  Read more

KTLASERS

Gettin' my groove back
2/1/2014 1:50:00 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I had a minipiphany today. I don't move anymore. I eat my feelings. I have to work hard to feel attractive. (Like serious mental practice.) ...  Read more

KTLASERS

Food hates me
1/30/2014 1:17:42 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, not all food. Just some food, like wheat bread and conventionally-grown corn. But do I stop eating it? No. Well, mostly, but no. So here I sit,...  Read more

KTLASERS

Stress is a family affair
1/29/2014 1:43:08 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I am on a quest to destress my husband and me. We made grand plans, but we never followed through. I want to go to yoga once a week. I want to go in f...  Read more

KTLASERS

Exercise, new experience, and girl time
1/28/2014 1:04:57 AM,  3 COMMENTS

A friend of mine is a professional belly dancer. She is giving me lessons. Today was our first. I got in a good workout, we had fun catching up, and m...  Read more

KTLASERS

Good, old-fashioned manual labor
1/27/2014 1:50:03 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I worked in the yard today. I'm sore and tired and have a lot more to do. It never ends, really. The calorie-burning possibilities never end! I'm goin...  Read more

KTLASERS

If I hadn't eaten dessert
1/26/2014 1:29:39 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I'd have been under calories for the day. If I'd skipped the magic shell (that I put on banana and strawberries, at least), I'd have been in my calori...  Read more

KTLASERS

I need to up my game
1/25/2014 12:49:45 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I started off strong. I lost two pounds in the first 9 days I had my tracker. Then I started eating like crazy. I stopped trying to get my steps. I we...  Read more

KTLASERS

I just didn't care
1/23/2014 1:25:22 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I didn't care today. I really wanted to get my steps. But I didn't care to actually get my steps. I really didn't want to fill up my body with toxic c...  Read more

KTLASERS

In my head
1/22/2014 1:43:06 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Three different blogs today seemed to be birthed from my own thoughts. They were all first blogs. I can't say it any better than they can, so let me s...  Read more

KTLASERS

THAT WAS THE WEEK THAT WAS.
1/20/2014 4:55:29 PM,  30 COMMENTS

My granddaughter had her marvelous wedding on January 3rd and it was a hoot, to say the least. Being grandparents, we did not anticipate being in the...  Read more

FIRECOM

Try it first
1/20/2014 1:10:56 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I made a meal plan for today so that maybe, for the first time a long time, I would come in close to my calorie range if not actually in it. I account...  Read more

KTLASERS

Eat to live
1/20/2014 12:41:34 AM,  3 COMMENTS

You've probably heard the expression "eat to live; don't live to eat." Maybe you don't really know what it means. Maybe you do. Maybe you hate it beca...  Read more

KTLASERS

Time is flying
1/19/2014 2:01:24 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday my oldest turned 6. Today we had her party. It's been two straight days of celebration. Food-wise, I haven't done too badly. Activity-wise,...  Read more

KTLASERS

A New Challenge
1/18/2014 7:25:18 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I think my exercise routine got stuck in a rut. I've been doing the elliptical, because let's face it, its much easier on the joints. But I've worke...  Read more

AZGAL50

Soccer moms
1/17/2014 3:14:28 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I was wondering how so many sports parents could be so overweight. I mean--you're always running around taking your kids to practices and games and ev...  Read more

KTLASERS

I feel so good when I exercise
1/17/2014 2:47:55 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Not just because I feel good about myself for being active and not just because of the endorphins. It really regulates my body. When I don't move enou...  Read more

KTLASERS

Sleep is important
1/15/2014 2:34:44 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Every night, my body is ready for bed around 8 or 9, but that's my first opportunity of the day to get stuff done sans kids, so my brain won't let me...  Read more

KTLASERS

The silliest things
1/14/2014 9:29:03 PM,  3 COMMENTS

My BFF was saying she felt silly doing extra little things to get more steps since she got her Fitbit. I assured her she wasn't alone; my husband and...  Read more

KTLASERS

Technology is wonderful
1/13/2014 6:13:26 PM,  4 COMMENTS

The other day I got in 1000 steps pacing while on the phone with a friend. Today I got almost 3000 pacing while researching home improvement projects...  Read more

KTLASERS

Juice me
1/13/2014 2:29:38 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I was going to drink only juice today, but then hubby prepared a huge brunch. I figured it wasn't the right day to fast. But apparently I interpreted...  Read more

KTLASERS

Time to suck it up
1/12/2014 12:25:48 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I got a lot of steps in last night before bed. Even though I didn't hit my 10000, I logged 44 minutes of continuous movement. Today won't be the same....  Read more

KTLASERS

I love myself I love my family
1/11/2014 12:33:07 AM,  2 COMMENTS

This won't have the good flow it had yesterday before it got erased, but hopefully the message comes across. I was having a bad day yesterday. I...  Read more

KTLASERS

How different?
1/10/2014 1:25:50 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I had this longish blog entry all dictated to my phone when my phone died. I'm going to have to redo it. But I'll save that for tomorrow. For tod...  Read more

KTLASERS

Eat eat eat
1/9/2014 12:15:09 AM,  3 COMMENTS

When I'm not feeling well, I don't have the energy to cook, so I eat whatever I can find. That means junk mostly because I eat through the healthy stu...  Read more

KTLASERS

Doing what I can
1/8/2014 1:29:57 AM,  2 COMMENTS

These allergies re really taking me down. I'm frustrated that I'm only getting half of my steps in and no formal exercise, but at least I'm getting s...  Read more

KTLASERS

I'm too tired
1/6/2014 11:37:37 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I love to write, and my blog entries the last few days have been sad. I'm just so tired from these allergies. I just don't have the energy to think....  Read more

KTLASERS

I decided not to sign up for SparkCoach, and it's killing me
1/5/2014 10:19:49 PM,  3 COMMENTS

There is nothing new for me in SC. Yes, it was motivating, but I just couldn't justify spending money on it, even just $4.XX/month for a year. I'm try...  Read more

KTLASERS

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