Self eval/pep talk
- Lost 40 pounds
- Maintained weight loss for more than 3 years
- Changed the way I eat, making healthy choices most of the time
- Exercising regularly now, most days of the week
- Still eat too many sw... Read more
My Sparkaversary !
Thank you Spark for helping me reach and maintain my goals for 3+ years and counting ! The first t... Read more
Loving my Wii walk !
I'm so terrible about blogging, I never seem to get around to it.
Since my last blog I wasn't feeling well for a while, a flare of my irritable bowel, but that seems to have settled down.
I've been doing good with the healthy eatin... Read more
Hanging in There
I'm slowly getting back on track with my healthy eating, some days I do really well, others, not so much. I lost 2 pounds this week (that I gained a couple weeks ago) but still have those stubborn 5 to get rid of. I haven't been consistent wi... Read more
Need another challenge
Completed my team's 7 day challenge - did very good, really helping me get back on track. The team repeated the challenge this past week but I skipped it this time. Had a really busy week and no time to record in my food journal. I did OK but... Read more
Get Back on Track Challenge 2
Finished my 7 day challenge on Sunday. Here's how I did -
Food Journal - recorded everything I ate and calories every day
Stayed in my calorie range each day
Sweets - had one piece of fudge Monday and Tuesday, no sweets the remaining d... Read more
7 Day Getting Back on Track Challenge
Started Monday, today is day 4.
get back to healthy eating most of the time
get my sweet tooth monster under control
What I'm doing -
1200-1400 calories daily
limit sweets, none on most days
k... Read more
I've been on the curcurmin for about a month now and so far have noticed no changes. I started with one capsule daily and increased to 2 daily after about 2 weeks. I'm not sure how long it should take to notice effects but I do know that most ... Read more
Saw my doc today for my regular checkup and discussed with her some changes I'd like to try with my meds. I want to try, again, to get more affordable health insurance. Every time I apply I'm turned down, the main reason - taking "too many" pr... Read more
Three Years at Goal !!!
Three years ago today I reached my goal weight, losing 46 pounds, going from 196 to 150. Over those first few months I found 150 hard to maintain and regained 5 pounds, setting my desired weight range at 152-157. I've stayed in that range, rar... Read more
So far so good
So far so good, doing well at getting back on track. Feels good to be back to healthy eating and regular exercise.
I'm using my food journal, getting 6 fruit/veg servings most days, exercising at least 30" most days and really focusing o... Read more
Getting Back on Track (Finally)
I'm finally getting back on track. Now that the holidays are over, company is gone, and all (or most) of the various stresses that have plagued me the past year or so are are gone or going, I can really refocus on my healthy eating and exercise... Read more
For the past week I've been reminding myself to smile and I really think it's helping. I feel a little more positive today than I did a week ago. I even tell myself to smile when I'm exercising. My husband showed me how to turn on his big spe... Read more
Working on being positive
Starting today I'm going to really work on my attitude. For too long I've been giving in to negativity. Every day I tell myself to think positive and stop looking for/expecting the worse. It's past time to work on this. Even if all ... Read more
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Out with the old
I'm starting out with a clean slate. Out with the old, and eventually, in with the new. I've quit all my teams. I had quit all but one several weeks ago for various reasons, mostly because I felt I wasn't getting anything out of them. One I ... Read more