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Different Choices! Yay me!
Friday, May 19, 2017      3 comments

I used to snack on sweets and chips. Now when I get the munchies its sugar snap peas and chipotle hummus!... Read more
Fitbits on Ebay available cheap!
Thursday, May 04, 2017      3 comments

I won a unused Fitbit Flex on eBay for $23.50 with 4 strap bands, colors of my choice. It's just a basic model but it gives you steps, water, calorie... Read more
Walking with a disability
Wednesday, May 03, 2017      3 comments

It may not seem like many steps to many of you but I am disabled, with pulmonary disease and walk with a cane. After being fat and sedentary after reti... Read more
Ankle width Fitbit tracker for accuracy
Saturday, April 29, 2017      6 comments

I am getting a Fitbit Flex and began researching tracking. It calculates steps by arm movements so if you push a shopping cart or a rolling walker or bicycle you will not get your true steps. My friend found by holding a binder in her arm with ... Read more
Salads shouldn't be boring!
Thursday, April 27, 2017      3 comments

My green salad today utilizes leftover pulled pork, jalapeños and sriracha hot sauce in a apple cider vinegar & canola oil dressing. I've added oyster crackers before. I've used Franks hot sauce as a dressing. I also have used feta cheese and p... Read more
The beginning is just the beginning
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      4 comments

It is great having all the excitement about starting a diet and even greater about losing that first week or two. But what matters is the journey. Those times you eat unhealthy, the weeks you do not lose. Having the stamina to keep going, to kee... Read more
Begin with last meal
Tuesday, April 25, 2017      4 comments

I plan my meals for the day before I eat my first. I do this so I know what calories I will use. It allows me to track ahead and plan. I always begin with dinner as it is my biggest meal. I do all the nutritional info reading labels, checking Ca... Read more
Phone tracker for walking
Friday, April 21, 2017      5 comments

I cannot afford a fit bit but my friend told me about free tracker apps on phones and I am using Endomondo now. I just put my phone in my pocket and walk. Today I walked 13 minutes in my yard or .05 mile. For this lady with a cane that's huge!❤... Read more
Spark buddy please!
Thursday, April 20, 2017      3 comments

I'm looking for a Sparkbuddy in her 60's who is around 290 or up in lbs. One who struggles with exercise due to disabilities in walking and shortness of breath that are not weight related. I feel so alone and have no one to be accountable to p... Read more
Hate the Sparkpeople Exercise Logging!
Thursday, April 13, 2017      5 comments

I really hate how the list of exercises does not contain even pretty basic exercises like walking slower than 30 minutes per mile or walking up/ down s... Read more
Chair Exercising
Wednesday, March 22, 2017      7 comments

I am unable to do active exercising due to some disabilities so I have been doing a resistance band from a chair but I really wanted to do more. I love the Paul Eugene Utube videos. You can do dancing in your chair or use hand weights, etc. Unli... Read more
Sunday oh Sweet Sunday
Monday, March 20, 2017      3 comments

I didn't exercise today but I ate right. I went next door to play our usual Sunday board games at my daughter's house. She and the grandkids and I played Sorry while her husband rode his quad on the property. I ate some jalapeño tortilla chips ... Read more