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Just for today
Tuesday, November 08, 2011      6 comments

Goals "just for today" Its 5:30 am and I am drinking coffee with real cream (50 calories) and sugar (15 calories) 1. 300 calories for breakfast/400 for lunch/1000 for dinner check back and note results here: breakfa... Read more
Calorie Countess
Monday, November 07, 2011      8 comments

Missed blog yesterday. Feel brain dead right now. (well, it is 6 am) Cannot keep within calorie limit. Just cannot do it. But can exercise. So, that is the good news. Walked two miles yesterday. Did do 300 calories for breakfast and 300 fo... Read more
Saturday, November 05, 2011      4 comments

plan: walk to park tomorrow...... had to make the blog short because was doing spark while talking to my 93 year old mother on the phone......her high school chum just died....just think they stayed friends for 80 years!!! there is a b... Read more
Why didn't I realize this before?
Friday, November 04, 2011      5 comments

Just realized I could set goals on this blog, and then edit it to report back on them. Duh....why didn't I realize this before? Goals just for today 1. Eat in my calorie range: 1500 -1800 how? did you have 300 for breakfast? ye... Read more
Spark Addiction
Thursday, November 03, 2011      9 comments

Started fiddling with Spark at 6am, now it its 7:45. Need to walk before 9am because hazardous waste people coming to take away old paint (one of my spark goals: clean out my sub basement) Spark is just so much fun to explore. I never paid att... Read more
The truth hurts
Wednesday, November 02, 2011      9 comments

8 am. I woke up at 6 am and now I am still at the computer. Mostly fiddling with!!! Sort of like the father who builds a play house for his son, spending all this time doing this instead of actually being with his son. In truth, more ... Read more
Why is it dark?
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      2 comments

Duh, it is like all of a sudden I can't figure out why I am sleeping in so late, and why it is dark when I do? How did that all happen so fast? I simply cannot go out walking in the dark!!! So, now I have to re-calibrate, re-adjust, re-p... Read more
A person who does not eat
Monday, October 31, 2011      4 comments

I was out yesterday with a good friend; she is basically someone who does not eat. She can go all day, us visiting stores and museums, and never need to eat. So, I feel awful having to tell her I need to stop and get lunch. (she doesn't like t... Read more
Sorry Sunday
Sunday, October 30, 2011      8 comments

I made bad food choices yesterday, ones that ended up giving me a stomach ache!!! I did not even record them in my food tracker. Well, today is a new day. It is a sorry Sunday, but let's make it a successful Sunday instead. Go, Carol!!!... Read more
Giving up on Spark?
Friday, October 28, 2011      8 comments

I gave up doing Spark yesterday, well, sometimes we do need a break. I am tired of not losing any weight and of not meeting my goals day after day. The reality is, though, that even if I do not lose weight, I am definitely eating better by doi... Read more
Not getting spark emails
Wednesday, October 26, 2011      2 comments

I have not been getting my regular spark emails, and it has really thrown me off. I went to the place where you check them off, and it said, "never email me" well, I never checked that box, and I do not know why it happened. Without the em... Read more
iPhone phobia
Tuesday, October 25, 2011      2 comments

Don't be afraid of the iPhone!! The iPhone is not like other more complicated smart phones. It is amazingly simple to learn to use. I admit I also took a class to get started with it. I have it coordinated with my desktop computer, so I c... Read more
Monday, October 24, 2011      5 comments

I can't help raving about the iPhone and how it has enriched my life!!! I discovered this "app" called "Fooducate". You can put your iPhone in front of a bar code on a food item, and it reads it and then tells you about the item!!! I gives i... Read more
Laughing At Myself
Saturday, October 22, 2011      3 comments

Well, I am on Day 4 of using the Spark Meal Plan. Well, I was saying, gee, I was so full and got so much to eat!!! Well, on further, detailed reading, I saw various errors I was making. For example today it says 2 pieces whole wheat... Read more
2200 calories
Saturday, October 22, 2011      6 comments

Well, this was my calorie count for yesterday. But on the positive side, at least I KNOW. Am going to plan my meals again, today. Spark's meal plans are heavy on fruits and vegetables, which is good. If I can do just breakfast and lunch... Read more

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