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Excuses No More
Wednesday, February 14, 2018      0 comments

Every time I lose my way I tend to blame the weather, my stress or a dozen other external things in my life. I will now own up to my choices and work to own my actions. Since I am focused on success, this should be a pleasant and fulfilling wa... Read more
Sunny Day
Friday, April 28, 2017      0 comments

My life is more calm now and I feel positive and more in control. I had a good day yesterday, charting all food and paying attention to me, and I feel I can do it again today I know weight loss will follow good habits. Seeing the sunshine and ... Read more
Keep it Up
Thursday, April 27, 2017      3 comments

Once again I'm on the up and down roller coaster. 3 days in the hospital with my dad made me lose my resolution and I'm went backwards again! I don't care how many times I go up and down, I know if I keep taking steps I will get there. It's alw... Read more
One step at a time
Monday, April 24, 2017      2 comments

When I restarted Spark last week, I set my goals at one pound a week. Today I am 1.5 down and I am working to make my brain celebrate the loss. I have had a very livable week, indulging in several non-diet choices as my "hectic" lifestyle has ... Read more
Keep on Truckin'
Sunday, April 23, 2017      1 comments

It's a challenge to focus on healthy eating choices when there is a lot of stress causing me to be constantly outside of situations I can control. I find that I am often not near places where food choices are easy, and I am frequently being cha... Read more
Still Easy
Wednesday, April 19, 2017      1 comments

Day 3 and feeling more in control. Forgot what an important tool logging food can be. It really helps me stay within my calorie limits and even allows me the opportunity for snacks when I feel hungry and actually SEE from my food diary that I ... Read more
Sunny Day
Tuesday, April 18, 2017      3 comments

Well, day 2 and I'm doing well. (Sometimes day 2 becomes another day 1) emoticon It's a beautiful sunny day ... Read more
Still Stressed
Monday, April 17, 2017      2 comments

I've reached the point where the outside stress in my life is my latest "excuse" for continuing to gain weight. Having always been a "take charge" person, allowing these situations to negatively impact me is NOT acceptable. I begin again today ... Read more
Saturday, November 12, 2016      1 comments

I love weekends, but I usually slip a lot. It's like I'm so enjoying everything, my eating becomes undisciplined and excessive. Not this weekend. I am planning for control over my food intake. Being sure to log in and track eating should help... Read more
Grey skies are gonna clear up!
Friday, November 11, 2016      2 comments

I'm determined to be successful in controlling my calorie intake. I am a habitual "dieter," oft referred to as a "yo-yo." ... Read more
Weather Dependent
Thursday, November 10, 2016      1 comments

I know I am one of those people influenced by the sunshine, but until the sun poked through the week of clouds today, I didn't realize how much influence those rays impacted my moods. I went for a walk today, and on that walk, I put in more ste... Read more
Here we go again!
Wednesday, November 09, 2016      1 comments

Day 2 of my reentry into Spark and my determination is high! Now that the election is over I feel a sense of relief. I am surprised how much better I feel, and how strong my determination to succeed is driving me. The political ads really kept... Read more
Yes I Can
Monday, October 10, 2016      0 comments

I will not let fear of failure derail my efforts. I will log all food I eat and not be discouraged if the calories exceed my limits by a little. I remember that portions are estimates and once I get in a pattern of success, I will be able to b... Read more
I Can Do It
Friday, October 07, 2016      5 comments

Once again I find myself promising that "this time, I will be successful!" It's my first day recording on Spark, and I just joined the "Premium Service." I do like the speed now that the ads are gone, so I'm hoping that will encourage me to be m... Read more
Still truckin'
Friday, June 24, 2016      4 comments

Here we go again. I am convicted and determined to lose some weight to relieve my achy hips. I've tried all the diet plans with little long term success, I am great at losing weight when I decide I want to, but I cannot seem to keep it off in ... Read more

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