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Hidden Benefits
Friday, July 17, 2009      2 comments

I lost a pound last week emoticon and so far haven't lost anything this week. I am trying really hard to only we... Read more
Feeding the grandkids
Thursday, July 16, 2009      1 comments

Every summer my DH and I get to take the 2 Granddaughter's to our cabin for a week. This year was a rough one for my DD and she has been very stressed and preoccupied so we haven't had a chance to plan the visit. Last night she called and said... Read more
One Month
Wednesday, July 15, 2009      1 comments

Its been a month today. emoticon I started this program after waking up and being unable to get out of bed becau... Read more
Exercise in Moderation
Tuesday, July 14, 2009      0 comments

Yesterday I had a very physical day at work and was aching and uncomfortable when I got home. I have fibromyalgia, so that happens quite frequently. I was scheduled to do 30 min of cardio and my SP strength training. I got on the treadmill se... Read more
Monday - A Great Day
Monday, July 13, 2009      3 comments

Today is going to be a great day. I can just feel it. I didn't sleep well, but I'm not going to let that influence my day. I lost 2 pounds last week and feel like I am beginning to incorporate the principles of a healthy lifestyle into my day... Read more
Recording food intake by memory...not a good idea
Sunday, July 12, 2009      4 comments

I don't have internet access at my weekend cabin. Last weekend I forgot to bring my record of what I ate back from the cabin when we returned home, so I recorded what I remembered when I got back. This weekend I brought back the list from last... Read more
3 Day Weekends
Friday, July 10, 2009      2 comments

My DH and I are getting ready to go to our cabin for the weekend. Which we do most weekends. Two years ago we were blessed to have been able to realize our 20 year dream of having a cabin in the mountains. Almost every weekend we get to leave... Read more
Having fun with exercise
Thursday, July 09, 2009      4 comments

I guess it wouldn't be a surprise to anyone that I don't like to exercise. My main exercise is walking. Since its been so hot the past few days I haven't been able to walk outside at lunch like I have been doing the past 2 weeks so I came up... Read more
What about Salt?
Wednesday, July 08, 2009      1 comments

I had been discouraged about my lack of weight loss this week so I looked around the message boards for help. I read on one that water retention could be a problem that could occur from eating too much salt. I learned that I could track my sod... Read more
3 Weeks In
Tuesday, July 07, 2009      1 comments

I am discouraged that after being on the program for 3 weeks, eating within my calorie goals, exercising daily and drinking 8 glasses of water I didn't lose any weight this week. So I went to the motivational pages and read an article about Mis... Read more
Forget the Scale?
Monday, July 06, 2009      0 comments

I worked hard last week, ate well, exercised properly --felt good. But....when I got on the scale it didn't reflect my effort. I don't understand why that happens. I am eating at least half the amount of food I ate 3 weeks ago. Why doesn't t... Read more
Late Dinner Blues
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      0 comments

Since my DH is retired he has been making the evening meal for me and has it ready when I get home from work. Yesterday the toilet overflowed so he was working to get it fixed when I arrived home. Dinner was not even started. I asked if he wa... Read more
There is free lunch
Tuesday, June 30, 2009      0 comments

I've been putting off writing a blog because I'm not completely sure what one is. I understand it's like a journal--so here goes. I've been with sparkpeople for 2 weeks. I have been faithfully recording meals and exercise and have stayed pret... Read more

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