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Two Sides of the Coin
7/29/2014 10:32:31 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Opportunity is a two sided coin I have recently come to realize. There is the take/grab/seize side of opportunity. This is the side where we move fo...  Read more

RSANDBERG

This is clearly not working.
6/14/2014 10:40:33 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Ugh. The last month and a half has been incredibly stressful...in a nutshell it boils down to a few key things. 1. My grandpa went into the hosp...  Read more

ANEWLIFE101

Taming the Sweet Tooth, but the Taste Buds are Not Having It
6/4/2014 5:02:51 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Funny that my last blog post was about sweet things in the low carb way of eating. I recently noticed I was having the kind of hunger pangs the old S...  Read more

SHEL_V2

I can't stop eating
6/3/2014 10:36:23 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I keep telling myself that today I'm going to eat right. But that's been going on for I don't even know how long. It feels as though I've been bingi...  Read more

DMALANDR

Pizza 0, Becky 1
4/25/2014 1:40:37 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Well, I know that it is ok to eat all varieties of food as long as I track them and keep within my caloric budget. And living in Chicago, I have this...  Read more

RSANDBERG

weekend
3/30/2014 11:37:21 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I slept so much today. Didn't get anything accomplished. Not sure why since I know what the outcome of that will be. Didn't get groceries or plan m...  Read more

DMALANDR

today's accomplishments
3/26/2014 10:45:27 PM,  0 COMMENTS

1. I didn't let my manager's email get to me 2. I ate what I planned to eat and made good choices 3. I didn't complain today ...  Read more

DMALANDR

Accomplishments
3/25/2014 11:32:41 PM,  0 COMMENTS

1. Didn't turn to food when I was tempted due to being upset at work and made smart choices when I finally got home! 2. Clean up some paper work ar...  Read more

DMALANDR

More accomplishments
3/24/2014 10:46:36 PM,  0 COMMENTS

1. Went to yoga 2. Increased my water for today! 3. Tried to take deep breaths at work today instead of get angry and turn to food. Still not...  Read more

DMALANDR

Accomplishments
3/23/2014 11:41:18 PM,  0 COMMENTS

1. Went to yoga 2. Stayed for meditation 3. Prepped my meal for tomorrow And I told myself 'I accept myself unconditionally right now'. Som...  Read more

DMALANDR

Goal board
3/22/2014 10:55:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Ok, always learning new things. I guess that's life. I didn't really get that you're constantly growing. I suppose I thought by now I should have thi...  Read more

DMALANDR

Clarification.
3/10/2014 12:57:43 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Thank you for all the lovely, supportive comments on my last post! It means a lot to me, especially when I blog just to get things out, that people ar...  Read more

ANEWLIFE101

Challenge time! 54 pounds (or more!) in 8 months...can it be done?!
3/9/2014 1:47:31 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I suppose only time will tell! Dropping 54 pounds in 8 months would bring me to 130 pounds by the very end of November 2014. It would be incredi...  Read more

ANEWLIFE101

Low Carb Eats #5 - A little sweet without sugar
3/8/2014 2:33:59 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Before low carb, my morning started with a hot cup of strong black tea, with milk and sugar. In my low-fat vegetarian experience, I'd made adjustmen...  Read more

SHEL_V2

Trying Harder
3/3/2014 9:57:20 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I am trying harder to focus on making healthier decisions about my life. This losing weight process is non-stop! I'm overwhelmed by the constant smal...  Read more

LRHODES8

SMART Goals
1/20/2014 6:03:10 PM,  1 COMMENTS

My goals for BLC 24 Goal 1: Lose 20 lbs > track food > high intensity workouts 3x/week > 8 glasses of water each day > 7 hour...  Read more

SHERA8805

Low Carb Eats #4 - Enjoy your cheese
1/9/2014 5:47:34 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I've been on the "flexitarian" spectrum for over 20 years. No land meats, but I've been on and off with fish. When eating a low-carb diet, that mean...  Read more

SHEL_V2

Where I stand, and where I want to be.
1/4/2014 10:31:34 AM,  2 COMMENTS

The last time I weighed myself, I weighed 181-right after Thanksgiving. I haven't weighed myself since then, as I'm not sure I want to know how much I...  Read more

ANEWLIFE101

Stopping Holiday Gain Plan
12/15/2013 10:11:58 PM,  4 COMMENTS

The exercise focus was actually handed to me. The local gym offers a 2 month program if approved by your physician to join. So I signed up and will ha...  Read more

SHERA8805

Low Carb Eats #3 - Good times with salads
12/13/2013 5:14:05 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Part of my low carb experience has been adapting 20 years of more plant-based experience to living without grains and without most meats. I went many...  Read more

SHEL_V2

Low Carb Eats #2 - You need pizza
12/2/2013 11:00:48 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I had a #2 blog on Low Carb done last week (on cheeses), but when I went to post it gave me a snippy "No HTML" message and my blog went poof. I have...  Read more

SHEL_V2

Low Carb Eats #1 - The Hard Boiled Egg
11/22/2013 2:47:22 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Long before I discovered low carb living, deviled eggs were my standard pot-luck dish. Always appreciated, and no leftovers to cart home. Ever. Onl...  Read more

SHEL_V2

The elusive goal - a goal weight
10/22/2013 6:45:11 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I'm noticing a common theme among some friends who are, like me, in the home stretch toward our goal, 50 or more pounds lost, and middle aged (gee......  Read more

SHEL_V2

So this is what rock bottom feels and looks like...balls...
10/2/2013 4:37:07 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I'm a married lady, yay! DJ and I have been married a month already and to be honest it doesn't feel any different than NOT being married. That's not...  Read more

ANEWLIFE101

Age is just a number. Why does weight drive us crazy?
10/1/2013 3:41:26 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Read a great blog entry this morning that had been edited because the Sparker put her current weight about 10 lbs higher than she'd just weighed in at...  Read more

SHEL_V2

50 lbs gone... finally! Now for the real work
9/30/2013 8:07:26 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It's been a long trip, self inflicted wandering off course included. But after about 2 years and 9 months, and four fresh starts, I've lost 50 lbs....  Read more

SHEL_V2

Race Day
8/31/2013 6:41:26 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Today is race day Lastís Year Time: 52:44.5 Today is the Womenís 4 Miler, a race I have run every year since 1997. I have watched it grow from...  Read more

SHERA8805

BLC 22 journey
8/19/2013 9:45:01 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Up until this weekend, I would have said I weathered the journey pretty well. But as usual, i go off track. At least is getting easier to find my way...  Read more

SHERA8805

Lost 1 lb of me, another 1.6 lb of scale*
8/18/2013 1:29:37 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I got a new scale this week, an Ozeri that also uses impedance to check body fat. I'm not sure how flakey that measurement is, so I won't dwell. The...  Read more

SHEL_V2

Taking a half where you can
8/17/2013 8:17:14 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So far I've only taken off 1/2 lb this month. I keep my carbs low, but I'm still eating plenty of calories. A diet buddy pushed me to get out of my...  Read more

SHEL_V2

"I can't believe he said that..."
8/12/2013 11:09:53 AM,  6 COMMENTS

We had grandchildren spending the night with us this weekend and you never know where the conversations will take you with grandchildren. Always inte...  Read more

RSANDBERG

Words to myself
8/2/2013 11:10:05 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Ok, you had a small set back and you handled it very well. You should be proud of yourself. For whatever reason, mainly due to feeling rejected and...  Read more

DMALANDR

Lost all motivation
7/30/2013 10:42:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Ok, here we go again. Any trick to staying happy ? If I could do that than maybe when I'm feeling blue I wouldn't eat everything in sight or loose al...  Read more

DMALANDR

Well that escalated quickly...
7/27/2013 2:01:09 PM,  2 COMMENTS

We've been juicing over here, with little result. I've learned some things though which is great. 1. Even DJ will eat carrots if I juice them wi...  Read more

ANEWLIFE101

BLC 22 mid challenge review
7/22/2013 8:16:06 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So have passed the halfway mark in the BLC 22 challenge and on track to meet my initial goal Goal 15lbs Loss to date: 8lbs But looking at th...  Read more

SHERA8805

Wait, those were the skinny clothes
7/22/2013 5:41:35 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have have (to me) the good fortune of working from home and getting to wear whatever I want most of the time. I worked in an office most of my adul...  Read more

SHEL_V2

The things Google finds... on Sparkpeople?
7/21/2013 11:44:04 PM,  3 COMMENTS

www.sparkpeople.com/calories-in.asp?food=Y
ogurt-Land+No+Sugar+Added+Yogurt+Frenc
h+Vanilla Can someone explain this? I couldn't find Yog...  Read more

SHEL_V2

The Oatmeal on running, if you dare
7/17/2013 5:55:27 PM,  3 COMMENTS

The Oatmeal creates comics (illustrated stories) that are opinionated, profane, and funny. He's done great funny riffs on sriracha, relationships, ma...  Read more

SHEL_V2

Life in the produce section
7/16/2013 2:00:15 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Six weeks til I'm a married lady! (Ohmigosh, six weeks!) Had my wedding shower and bachelorette party this past weekend, and I realized how absolutely...  Read more

ANEWLIFE101

The vacation after the vacation
7/7/2013 6:26:37 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Loved my vacation so much that it took a few days to even crack open the luggage and start the laundry (which overflowed the plumbing, backed up the s...  Read more

SHEL_V2

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