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
Deepak Chopra wrote:
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      0 comments

"Our bodies are crystallized thought. If you want to know what your mind was like in the past examine your body today. If you want to know what your body is going to be like in the future examine your mind today." ... 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
Yay Me!
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