Thursday, November 25, 2010 1 comments
I joined SP 13 months ago and I count this resource among my blessings today. I have lost and maintained a loss of 50 pounds and am now embarking on continuing to lose to my goal weight, which amounts to about 25-30 pounds. SP is not a "diet", i... Read more
What 13 Weeks of SP Looks like...
Saturday, January 16, 2010 5 comments
As of today, I have lost: 26 pounds. 6 1/2 inches from my waist 4 1/2 inches from my hips 3 inches from my upper thighs 1 1/2 inches from my upper arms I can walk a mile without becoming short of breath. I am wearing clothi... Read more
What 9 Weeks of SP looks Like:
Saturday, December 19, 2009 4 comments
I discovered SparkPeople just about 9 weeks ago and decided to give it a try. I'd tried pretty much everything else before. I have discovered that SP is very doable if you just show up and participate on a regular basis. I've never discovered... Read more
Informed Chocolate Consumption
Thursday, December 10, 2009 1 comments
I remember reading in some SP article along the way that "failure" is not "failure" when the action is done as a matter of choice. Something like that. Anyway, I thought the whole thing was filled with wisdom and I stored it away for later use. ... Read more
Sunday, November 22, 2009 1 comments
Well, it's been 3 1/2 weeks since I began this journey and I have lost 11 1/2 pounds, 3 inches from my waist, 1 from hips, 1 from upper thigh, 1/2 from upper arm. My BMI has gone down 2 points. In the meanwhile I have found out from my Dr. that ... Read more
The Truth about that Baked Potato......
Wednesday, November 04, 2009 1 comments
I'm really discovering the natural tastes of foods. I've spent most of my life smothering EVERYTHING in butter, sour cream, sauces, gravies, etc. and I really believed I could not eat certain foods without certain additions. So, just for the pas... Read more
It Feels Good to Eat Right!
Saturday, October 31, 2009 1 comments
It makes me feel good to eat healthy foods and healthy portions. I don't feel guilty, out of control, or stuffed. I feel like I'm taking care of myself and making good choices. I am not starving and I'm enjoying the simpler foods that I'm eat... Read more
Friday, October 30, 2009 3 comments
I ate much healthier today than yesterday and spent much less down time today than yesterday too. And finally, I thwarted the fat monster tonight at dinner by watching everyone else eat greasy fried foods while I ate salad.....and I enjoyed it..... Read more