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Why do I obsess over food?
Thursday, April 05, 2018      5 comments

As I am reading a book that discusses eating disorders I am learning that finding out what started a person’s relationship with food is critical to their success in conquering bad eating habits. Our bodies tell us what we need, but our minds te... Read more
New Year / New Attitude
Thursday, December 28, 2017      0 comments

Good Afternoon friends. As we approach the new year it is time for a new attitude. You say "OK, what exactly do you mean by a new attitude?" How often do you find yourself looking at food only to feel like you NEED it but it is forbid... Read more
Comment on 9 Health Goals you Should Rethink by Jen Mueller, 2017
Friday, December 22, 2017      3 comments

A paragraph states that one of the health goals that does not work is limiting foods. I have always known that telling myself I cannot have something is harmful. It is so hard to have so many bad options readily available and not say "I cannot ... Read more
Starting Over
Monday, October 16, 2017      1 comments

I have lost over 75 pounds since I started Spark People in 2006. I am sure many of you have experienced this, but I let life get in the way. I have gained 15 of those pounds back and decided that it is time to stop gaining and start losing aga... Read more
What is happening
Tuesday, January 19, 2016      1 comments

Starting up again is a tough decision, but staying the course is harder. I cannot count how many times I have restarted, as I am sure many of you have had the same experience. This time something is different and I am not sure why. I ... Read more
Looking for an accountability friend(s)
Monday, January 26, 2015      1 comments

I have been reading a book called "The Girl Friend Diet" (?). This may be off a little. Anyway it talks about having someone to be accountable to. I cannot be accountable to anyone in my family because they do not understand and would not kno... Read more
Going Better
Friday, August 15, 2014      2 comments

The middle of the week was extremely hard. All is working out fine though. This should be a lesson to me. Do not get excited until I get all the facts. My son does owe $2000.00 for school, but he has almost enough in his savings to cover it... Read more
Wednesday, August 13, 2014      2 comments

I feel the pressure building. My son is leaving for the Air Force and we know nothing. I am not even sure exactly what day! I know it is because he does not ask the questions he needs to. Heck - they will probably arrive at our house to p... Read more
Green Smoothie
Monday, August 11, 2014      4 comments

Tried the Green Smoothie on the Spark People Recipe site this morning. YumYum. It was so good. This was a step outside of my box because fruit and vegetables in my mind do not mix, but this sure did. Other than being prepared I think this is... Read more
Time to get back to it
Friday, August 08, 2014      2 comments

Has a few hurddles this week. My battery went out on my Spark Tracker. I found out how much that little thing motivates me. I love going out for a walk and them coming back to my desk and see how many steps I did. I also challenge myself ov... Read more
struggling today
Thursday, July 31, 2014      2 comments

I missed one goal today and that was the walking. I did wear my tracker but I am sure it will not have many steps though. I am confident that tomorrow will be better. FOCUS ON THE POSITIVE our dog Gidget went to the vet and she is doing bette... Read more
Hard to keep on task
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      0 comments

Last night was tough. The dog got sick. I got sick. I did not sleep well. This made the overall day tough. When I am tired or not feeling well my natural habit it's too eat sweets. I am not sure why. I did not do to bad until I got home and had ... Read more
Feeling Great and Motivated
Tuesday, July 29, 2014      0 comments

Yesterday was a great day. Did well on every written goal. There is this unwritten goal though that I want to eliminate my bedtime snack. Icecream is my downfall. I was reading one of my magazines last night and guess what they had - an arti... Read more
Isn't Monday Great
Monday, July 28, 2014      1 comments

The start of another week and I am not dreading it. That is FUN!. My goals for the week are starting out good. Tracker - remembered Walk 3 - 10 minute sessions - did 1 11 minute and 1 14 minute so I just have 1 session to do. Would be ni... Read more
End of another week
Friday, July 25, 2014      0 comments

This is the end of another week and I kept with my daily goals quite well. Wear tracker - 4 days Walk 3 - 10 minutes walks 5 days Blog - 5 days. My goal it to keep it up over the weekend. I makes me feel good and also motivated when I r... Read more

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