Back at it
Sunday, July 21, 2013      0 comments

So I'm back at it after taking a lengthy break. At this point I am working on cooking my own meals, portion control and logging. I haven't incorporated exercise just yet but I plan on starting with a few basic at home/non gym exercises to star... Read more
Spotting problem areas and adapting
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      1 comments

I have noticed that when I am home or working, I am a lot more structured. However, when I am out and/or social I tend to be less disciplined. It seems like more of an effort to find out what's in the food and to track it, I just want to have ... Read more
Fall down 6 times, get up 7
Friday, October 19, 2012      3 comments

I have been gone for quite a while. I've known that I needed to get back to eating better and exercising and I used all the excuses - work long days, too tired, etc. but I took a good look at myself today and realized that being unhealthy is ta... Read more
Getting back up
Sunday, May 01, 2011      1 comments

I think I suffer from an affliction that most people battling their weight do. Let's call it offthewagonicitis. This is when you try so hard to eat well then you go flying off the wagon. I think people's (myself included) natural tendency is ... Read more
Spark buddies
Saturday, April 30, 2011      0 comments

So today I met up with 3 other sparkers and we walked for about an hour. We covered about 3.5 miles in that time. What struck me is how much easier it was to do it while talking with others. When I do 3.5 miles on a treadmill I am bored out o... Read more
Week 1 down!
Thursday, April 28, 2011      2 comments

It's been a tough week. I read somewhere that it takes 2 weeks for your stomach to shrink before you don't feel hungry all the time. I'm half way there! My goal was to make it through each day. Now that I've reached a week, my goal wil... Read more
Progress - slow and steady
Monday, April 25, 2011      2 comments

My mom used to say slow and steady will get you there every time. Yesterday I went out to eat & when I logged my food I was honest about it. It was very good to see that a "little" splurge was actually more than I should have eaten for the ent... Read more
Eating healthy can taste good AND fill you up!
Saturday, April 23, 2011      1 comments

Maybe I've been victim to too many fad diets because the thought that eating healthy could actually taste good AND fill me up has been a complete surprise! Breakfast this morning was: 1/2 banana 1 cup nonfat milk 3 eggs whites (which I ma... Read more