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  • Sorry long time no see

    5/23/2015 11:40:36 AM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    I have some great news, and a totally legit excuse for being a lazy person who doesn't track food consistently. Since November I have been cookin... Read more

  • Moving Again

    5/22/2015 8:53:49 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    I got a Summer job at Mt Rushmore. Yup, I will be flying out to South Dakota on June 5th. It's about 2 weeks away and I need to figure out what ... Read more

  • 2 Weeks Post W17

    5/21/2015 6:52:29 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    It's about 2 weeks now post giving up on the W30 on day 17. I am happy to announce that it really did change my sugar-eating and nightly glass o... Read more

  • unwind from stress in a healthy way

    5/18/2015 9:45:36 PM, by OLDEROWL

    Don't stress yourself out by trying to change others. Learn that two people seldom respond to the same situation in the same manner, and the ri... Read more

  • Focus on what you can add to your life

    5/15/2015 2:17:30 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    From Mind Body Green today..... wise words: Focus on what you can add to your life — not what you "should" subtract. This advice is o... Read more

  • Rest of My Life, Day 1!

    5/9/2015 12:04:53 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    It's over, Baby! Woke up well rested after a 24 hr bout with real fatigue and decided the whole thing is over for me. Couldn't make it to Day 3... Read more

  • W30, Day17

    5/8/2015 7:57:31 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    Well I think I DID have quite a reaction to the wine I had last night. I had to take two naps today...feels like I slept most of the day...I was... Read more

  • W30, Day16

    5/8/2015 2:49:53 AM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    Traveled to another town to visit with friends. Managed to stay on plan EXCEPT two glasses of wine at an al fresco dinner. I DON'T regret it, ... Read more

  • W30, Day15

    5/6/2015 7:07:35 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    Like I said, I never last on any diet, but here I am: Day15. All right! Carb flu is gone again and I felt the best today that I've felt in awh... Read more

  • W30, Day14

    5/5/2015 4:37:27 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    Can it really be day 14? I have almost never "lasted" on any "diet" I attempted. I always got cravings or hungry. Not a problem on this one... Read more

  • W30, Day13 Evaluation so Far

    5/4/2015 2:29:50 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    Freggie asked if I was losing anymore weight? The answer is No, so far. I lost 5 lb right away the first week and since then it has stayed stab... Read more

  • W30, Day12

    5/4/2015 12:35:35 AM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    I was very busy today and perhaps had a touch of "tiger blood" (energy the result of W30) which I used to complete the project of repotting 15 ho... Read more

  • W30, Day11

    5/2/2015 11:37:01 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    Still going strong! Breakfast: An "EggMcmuffin" type of affair: yam buns, hamburger, bacon. Sounds weird, especially for breakfast, and y... Read more

  • W30, Day10

    5/1/2015 6:38:27 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    Ok, this program rocks! I am really enthusiastic about the Whole30! I can't think of an easier eating lifestyle/diet that I've ever tried. T... Read more

  • W30, Day9

    4/30/2015 8:25:36 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    Felt pretty good today. B: 3 bacon, 2 c spinach sauteed in bacon grease, chomp meat stick, 1/2 cantalope L (out at a restaurant): Grille... Read more

  • W30, Day8

    4/29/2015 7:34:13 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    Well! I made quick work of that low carb flu! Despite feeling so awful yesterday that I just laid around and did nothing, I woke up this mornin... Read more

  • W30, Day7

    4/29/2015 1:51:25 AM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    Pleased to make it 25% of the way through. Do I have doubts? Not really, but who knows what lies ahead. Well, today kind of sucked because... Read more

  • Low Carb flu hits, apparently

    4/28/2015 2:29:22 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    According to W30 instructions, it is normal to be tired and carb-fluish and detoxy on Days 6-7. Yes, I'm feeling icky this morning. Lots of ach... Read more

  • W30 Day6

    4/27/2015 11:07:14 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    Day 6: I can't believe it's already Day6! All delicious food today. Side effects: a little fatigue off and on. Some leg pain because... Read more

  • W30 Day5

    4/26/2015 5:43:49 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    This is exciting! I am having a ball with this program. I think it's helping that I'm retired and can devote to it 100%. Pretty sure I could... Read more

  • W30 Day 4

    4/26/2015 12:51:26 AM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    Decided to do a W30 Journal, Day by Day, right here. It's not so much for others as for myself (although anyone is welcome to read or comment, ... Read more

  • Whole30 is a Win!

    4/24/2015 3:50:19 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    I'm on day 3 of the Whole30 plan and feeling fab! For those unfamiliar, the Whole30 Plan is basically doing strict Paleo for 30 days. Can't be... Read more

  • Gonna Try Whole30 plan

    4/19/2015 7:08:20 PM, by MAYA_ANGEL

    Hello peeps! Haven't been around much as I was going through a hibernation/transformation phase after my recent retirement. Took awhile to ... Read more

  • Ralph Marston quote

    4/18/2015 11:17:53 PM, by NORWOODGIRL

    "You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it... Read more

  • Sue Fitzmaurice quote

    4/17/2015 11:44:51 AM, by NORWOODGIRL

    I love being over 50. I learn something new every day... and forget 5 others. Sue Fitzmaurice, author I love this! It is the story of... Read more

  • Quote from an unknown source

    4/16/2015 11:04:07 PM, by NORWOODGIRL

    "If it were easy everyone would do it. This is why get rich quick schemes will never be true. If it was so quick and easy then everyone wou... Read more

  • Chris Pine quote

    4/15/2015 10:42:17 PM, by NORWOODGIRL

    "The only thing you sometimes have control over is perspective. You don't have control over your situation. But you have a choice about how y... Read more

  • Sweet success in tiny steps

    4/15/2015 7:48:21 AM, by KEEPSAKES66

    over the last 6 months I've lost a total of 25 lbs. some days the scale goes up and sometimes it goes down, but over all progress is being made. ... Read more

  • Quote from an unknown source

    4/14/2015 11:09:09 PM, by NORWOODGIRL

    "The happiness you feel is in direct proportion to the love you give." - Unknown... Read more

  • F. Scott Fitzgerald quote

    4/13/2015 10:35:03 PM, by NORWOODGIRL

    "Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over." - F. Scott Fitzgerald... Read more

  • Quote from an unknown source

    4/12/2015 12:00:43 AM, by NORWOODGIRL

    "Whatever you do, don't get stuck on the one thing that ruins your day. Smile and be grateful. Life is too short to waste on negativity." -... Read more

  • Joel Osteen quote

    4/10/2015 4:58:31 PM, by NORWOODGIRL

    "Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life." - Joel Osteen __________... Read more

  • Quote from an unknown source

    4/9/2015 9:55:23 PM, by NORWOODGIRL

    "A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are." - Unknown This descri... Read more

  • Leo Buscaglia quote

    4/8/2015 4:50:49 PM, by NORWOODGIRL

    "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring,... Read more

  • I DID IT!

    4/8/2015 2:02:31 PM, by MARBELLA008

    It has been THREE years since my last blog. About time I got back into the saddle. Since I was last here on SparkPeople, I have gained 20 pound... Read more

  • Irish Blessing

    4/7/2015 8:34:32 PM, by NORWOODGIRL

    May God give you ... For every storm a rainbow, for every tear a smile, for every care a promise and a blessing in each trial. For ever... Read more

  • Jack Kerouac quote

    4/6/2015 10:00:19 AM, by NORWOODGIRL

    "Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion. " - Jack Kerouac... Read more

  • Bill Cosby quote

    4/5/2015 12:01:01 AM, by NORWOODGIRL

    "In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure." - Bill Cosby... Read more

  • Sasha Cohen quote

    4/3/2015 10:31:15 PM, by NORWOODGIRL

    "Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy ... Read more

  • Simone de Beauvoir quote

    4/2/2015 9:16:34 AM, by NORWOODGIRL

    "Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay." - Simone de Beauvoir... Read more

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