My Appetite is Decreasing
Sunday, March 22, 2009      3 comments

I have noticed recently as I've been tracking my nutrition that it's been getting easier to stay within my ranges. I think my appetite is getting more easily satisfied than it used to be. It's really great when I'm able to help myself to healt... Read more
I Hit the 40 Pound Mark!
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      4 comments

Today I have lost 40 pounds from when I started my weight loss journey a little over two years ago. I am very grateful to SparkPeople for helping me get back on track after I got off for a while. What initiated my weight loss was the fact ... Read more
Spark Your Life Convention?
Monday, March 16, 2009      0 comments

I am seriously considering going to the first-ever SparkPeople conference in San Diego on May 2nd. I am excited not only about the conference itself, but also the opportunity to go to parts of the "I Can Do It" conference at very reduced rates.... Read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2009      3 comments

Sometimes when I go to bed at night, I have difficulty getting comfortable because I have some discomfort in my neck and shoulders. I've had arthritis my entire adult life. Losing weight and exercising helps a lot, and I feel good during the d... Read more
Yay, Down Another Lb!
Tuesday, March 10, 2009      3 comments

I have been using SparkPeople every day to log my food and nutrition for three weeks, and I've lost 5 lbs. I've actually been losing weight for a couple of years, and have lost a total of about 40 lbs. But I was kind of stuck and needed ... Read more
Feeling Good
Monday, March 09, 2009      0 comments

Every Sunday night, I have some friends over for a Big Book study. I make a big pot of soup and something to go with it. Last night it was a ham and bean soup with some homemade whole wheat orange bread. Everyone loved the food, which was ver... Read more
I Love Saturdays!
Saturday, March 07, 2009      0 comments

It's so nice to have a morning when I get to wake up without an alarm clock. Actually, this morning I was woken up by an alarm kitty cat. The bedroom door was closed, and she needed food or water or the box, so she jumped on me several times a... Read more
More Decluttering Today
Thursday, March 05, 2009      1 comments

I have been working on emptying my stepson's bedroom, because he has had his own place for a while and doesn' t want the things he left behind. Today I'm going to use my husband's truck to take old clothing and miscellaneous stuff to charity. ... Read more
Today Is a Blank Canvas
Wednesday, March 04, 2009      1 comments

I'm very fortunate to have a part-time job that I can work at the office or at home. This week I'm spending a couple of days at the office, and I brought some work home to get done in between the office days. Yesterday I took my car in fo... Read more
Decluttering Day
Tuesday, March 03, 2009      3 comments

This week I am working on emptying my stepson's bedroom in my "spare time." He moved out and left behind some things that he doesn't want. Since I sell on eBay, I'll sell some things and split the money with him. The rest will get donated to ... Read more
Eating When Hungry
Monday, March 02, 2009      0 comments

Now that I'm being more conscious again about what I eat, I'm finding that I have a much better sense of when I'm actually hungry versus when I want to eat for some other reason, such as boredom or stress or being overly tired. I also have... Read more
A New Month
Sunday, March 01, 2009      1 comments

I'm glad February is over. I was sick at the beginning of the month with a very lingering flu. Then just about the time I started feeling better, my assistant at work gave his notice, and I increased my work hours. So it's been a very busy mo... Read more
Today's Exercise
Saturday, February 28, 2009      0 comments

Today I get to spend most of the day at home, and my exercise is going to be housecleaning, gardening and walking the dogs with my husband. I've had a really busy week, so having a day to just do stuff around the house feels awesome!... Read more
Big Wellness Day for Me
Friday, February 27, 2009      0 comments

Today I'm going to get my teeth cleaned. This is a follow-up from some major dental work that I've had done over the past few months. In the process of getting several teeth crowned (I'll have to share my ice skating story sometime...), I have... Read more
Snowing in Seattle
Thursday, February 26, 2009      0 comments

I woke up to a little snow on the ground this morning. We've had more snow this winter than I can ever remember in the 20+ years that I've lived in this part of the country. It was really pretty the first time it snowed...less enjoyable now. ... Read more

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