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We Are Having Our Cat to Put to Sleep Today
Friday, November 12, 2010      11 comments

Today is a very sad day. We are taking our 19-1/2 year old cat Emma to the vet this afternoon. She will be put to sleep. I've been unsure for a while when to take her in and have been so conflicted. I figured as long as she was eating, it wa... Read more
Thoughts on Reaching One-derland: Thanks SparkPeople!
Friday, April 23, 2010      3 comments

After 10 months and 21 days of staying focused like a laser beam, I’ve finally reached ONE-derland. It’s thrilling to have reached two major milestones - out of the 200’s and halfway to my final goal. But there’s still a long way to go. I... Read more
No More Curves
Thursday, April 22, 2010      2 comments

Because of the Cleveland Clinic, I was lucky enough to enjoy three free months at Curves and I really enjoyed the workouts. It ended last week and now I feel kind of lost. When I was going 3-4 times a week, I didn’t think I would miss it when ... Read more
I Don't Like IEP Meetings
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      5 comments

Tomorrow is my son's annual IEP meeting. Although I'm better at it than when I first started, my anxiety level goes up significantly a few days before. Last night I slept fitfully. I'll be sitting at that big table with a room full of edu... Read more
Plateau Checklist (or How I Strayed Off the Path)
Thursday, November 05, 2009      13 comments

Since joining SparkPeople on May 30, 2009, I’ve lost 45 lbs. just by changing my diet and tracking my food. Fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish, chicken and lots of water daily. No fast food and restaurant dining only if I was dragged... Read more
Overwhelmed by Clutter
Monday, October 26, 2009      9 comments

I’m aggravated by clutter lately. It’s everywhere in my small house and I’m overwhelmed. I work from home so I face it everyday, every minute. The living room, kitchen, son’s room, my room, even the garage. I want to scream! The invento... Read more
Weight Loss by Osmosis
Thursday, September 17, 2009      3 comments

I've been on this weight loss journey since May 30, 2009. I've completely changed the way I eat and will occasionally make separate meals for myself since my hubby and son won't eat salmon or certain things I'm eating. No problem. But app... Read more
Dessert Once a Week? He's Crazy!
Friday, August 21, 2009      1 comments

In the last season of Biggest Loser, trainer Bob Harper said something that stuck in my mind. He stated that having one dessert “once a week” was acceptable when trying to lose weight. I thought at the time, “What? Once a week, that’s outrage... Read more
I'm So Addicted to SP that......
Thursday, June 18, 2009      2 comments

...I'm seriously considering purchasing a Verizon Netbook or iPhone so that I can stay connected while we go out of town for 3 days. Don't have a laptop so no computer access. It will kill me that I can't use the Nutrition Tracker for 3 days -... Read more
Two Weeks and Counting...
Sunday, June 14, 2009      1 comments

I began the SP journey on May 30, 2009. For me, counting calories has been the key to my weight loss all along. I enjoy the challenge of staying within the calorie range on the Nutrition Tracker. Knowing what nutrients are important for my bo... Read more