Getting Real About My Goals
Saturday, June 02, 2012      2 comments

I fine-tuned my Goals today in two ways: (1) Okay, I have to admit--I haven't been meeting my goal of doing push-ups and sit-ups every day. I haven't done it even once since forming the goal. Why not? Because I don't want to. I know it woul... Read more
Never, never, never, give up!
Tuesday, May 29, 2012      1 comments

Erin Darnell posted this on Facebook, and I feel it's too good not to pass along: "I feel like people give up way too easy when it comes to weight loss. Make sure you are setting goals in the beginning. If you aren't seeing results, change ... Read more
Back to It
Saturday, May 26, 2012      2 comments

Had a rough, exhausting week with other things. Now it's time to get back to SparkPeople. I did receive my Zumba Exhilerate DVD's in the mail though. Can't wait to try it.... Read more
Aaahhhh Bras
Saturday, May 19, 2012      1 comments

Today I received my package of three Rhonda Shear Aaahhhh Bras, bought from HSN. They really are nice--soft but firm knit, wide straps, comfy backs, pretty colors. There'... Read more
Eating in the Movies
Friday, May 18, 2012      2 comments

Here's a fun topic for a Friday blog--Have you ever noticed how people in movies pretend to eat, but they never really do? It always bugs the crap out of me. Okay, granted--you don't want to see an actor with spinach in his teeth, and the d... Read more
Realistic Goals
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      2 comments

I haven't been doing too well on the three SparkGoals that I set, and I think I've figured out why. They were too ambitious: 1. Track my food every day. When I found a meal was going to take my calories over the planned daily total, I didn'... Read more
Saturday, May 12, 2012      2 comments

I love organization. In fact, one of my guilty pleasures is watching "Hoarders" on TV, just to see how they clean up and make sense of all the stuff. So my first natural inclination is to organize my SparkPeople.com experience. There is so ... Read more
P.E.O. Meeting--Not a Success
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      4 comments

Last night, I attended a P.E.O. meeting and went back for another plateful--seconds on dessert--lemon cake, vanilla frozen yogurt, and lots of cashews. I usually always get a second plate at these meetings, but now that I'm on a program and on S... Read more
Success at the Movies
Sunday, May 06, 2012      2 comments

Saw The Avengers tonight (3D Imax) and loved it. Even more, I love myself for passing on the buttered popcorn, Raisinettes, and Pepsi. Normally, they are de rigeur for movies, and I don't even think about it. Because of SparkPeople, I... Read more
First Day of Fitness Tracking
Saturday, May 05, 2012      1 comments

I belong to Lifetime Fitness Gym, and it's an awesome place. Today was my first day of tracking fitness on SparkPeople--20 minutes on the treadmill. I felt so virtuous, I passed up on a raspberry/mocha and high-calorie treat at Barnes & Nob... Read more
First Day of Tracking
Friday, May 04, 2012      2 comments

I'd have to say my first full day of measuring and tracking was a great success! Previously, I would have had two eggs and two slices of bacon. Why? Because they were there? Today, I looked ahead of time and discovered they would have put ... Read more
My First Fast Break Goals
Thursday, May 03, 2012      1 comments

I just joined SparkPeople and formed my first goals: Measure my portions each time I eat Do 15 minutes of exercise while watching TV Post on SparkPeople's message boards So far tonight, I've posted and added two new SparkF... Read more