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Meal plan for the week
Friday, February 14, 2020      2 comments

As a challenge for the BLC group, I need to plan my meals. Here's my first attempt at planning for an entire week. Week starting Friday 2/14 to Thursday 2/20. Friday dinner- ... Read more
BLC 42 Smart Goals
Thursday, January 02, 2020      5 comments

My journey on a 12 week challenge has started. My goal is to lose 20 pounds and here's how I'm going to do it: 1. Drink 8 cups of water per day 2. Log food daily 3. Walk 5 miles per week 4. Strength training 2x per week ... Read more
Thursday, April 04, 2013      3 comments

I finally found MY type of salad. I use to dread salad but I always enjoyed the toppings, so I suffered through the lettuce. Today, I was hungry at lunch time and I knew I needed something filling. So I put leftover green beans in a bow... Read more
When am I going to get this?
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      1 comments

You're never to old to learn. I recently reflected on why my motivation comes and goes as well as my success. And my mind rewinds to a time when I have been successful with weigh loss. It usually requires me to JOURNAL my food intake and... Read more
Need HELP figuring out sodium....and do I really need to worry about it.
Thursday, February 07, 2013      6 comments

So I decided to start monitoring my sodium. Wow, am I surprised. It seems that anything prepared or any convenience food has a lot more sodium in it. Today I bought a side salad from McDonalds and ordered the Southwest dressing packet with it... Read more
Looking forward to a weight change to my 2nd number (the tens column)
Monday, January 28, 2013      4 comments

There's something so exciting when you reach another level in your weight. LIke its congratulating you on a job well done. Although verbal congratulations are alway nice, this non verbal congratulations is very self serving. I'll have to reme... Read more
Thank you Spark
Monday, January 21, 2013      3 comments

I have been so motivated but after a weekend away I was tested. I kept wanting to raid the fridge. I didn't have much good food in stock and knew I could stuff myself with the bad. But then I went on Spark and remembered what I want from my l... Read more
To each his the saying goes
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      1 comments

I'm not an expert at weight loss, just a person trying to figure it all out. One tip I had heard that losing weight is 80% diet and the remaining 20% exercise. Well I was doing both and reached a plateu. Not fun. Then I was struggling g... Read more
Thanks for the tip...I ate a Bleu Ribbon Burger from Red Robin
Thursday, September 02, 2010      3 comments

Hmm....The Red Robin Blue Ribbon Burger..what a treat. It was my birthday yesterday and I knew we were going to Red Robin because of their birthday coupon...a free hamburger. Well i started doing some research on the computer to find tha... Read more
What!! a Pina Colada is 874 calories!!
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      4 comments

I knew I was splurging when I ordered a Pina Colada, but honestly I figured around 300-400 calories. I blew it....never again will I drink one....... Read more
Sometimes motivation happens in spurts
Monday, March 15, 2010      3 comments

I'm envious of those that keep plugging away and keep on track. It seems I go in spurts. I guess if I didn't have the spurts, I'd be twice the size I am, so I should appreciate them.... Read more
Starting the new year on the right track
Saturday, January 02, 2010      0 comments

emoticon I walked my dog around the block in 10 degree weather, and that didn't include the wind chill factor. ... Read more