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What I learned yesterday
Wednesday, October 12, 2016      18 comments

Yesterday I was awake at 3am & couldn't get back to sleep..not an unusual occurrence for me. However at 4:30am I decided to make breakfast: 1/2 packet high protein oatmeal, flax, 3oz greek yogurt & 3/4 cup raspberries. I thought all I would nee... Read more
Saving calories for special meal
Sunday, October 02, 2016      6 comments

Today I wanted a special dinner so I saved 2/3rds of my calories for it. I actually finished under in calorie count. I also found I didn't enjoy the meal as much as I anticipated I would....taste buds changing? Do you "save" calories in a day or... Read more
Blueberries
Saturday, October 01, 2016      11 comments

When I was younger, before blueberries became a super-food, I saw blueberries in large containers for low prices and I wouldn't even try them....think maybe because they were blue. Now that I have discovered I like blueberries, the packaging is ... Read more
Trying to decide
Friday, September 30, 2016      5 comments

I joined SP several years ago and my BMR was determined then. I reconnected to SP this summer and the BMR is 600 calories too much for me now. If I reset it, I loose all my tracking info. I can live with starting at level one for SP points, but ... Read more
As seen on NYC Subway Today
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      1 comments

" Wait for a table! You don't even wait for a walk signal!" Hilarious & so true! An ad for Seemless food delivery service.... Read more
C-pap
Monday, September 26, 2016      9 comments

Like many obese people I have sleep apnea. I have tries c-pap several times, unsuccessfully, over the years. Partly motivated by reports it creates weightloss, but not enough to deal with the hassle. Now my most recent sleep report has significa... Read more
Challenge
Sunday, September 25, 2016      5 comments

I joined the Spark Diabetes Weightloss Challenge. My 1st goal is to get my BS #'s into normal range. 2nd goal is to get out of 256 to 262 lb rollercoaster. 3rd goal 246lbs! 4th goal 220lbs!!! Update 11/30 next goal is 232 because that will be ... Read more
Lazy day & Gratitude
Saturday, September 24, 2016      3 comments

I read a thriller, fixed healthy meals, experimented a little adding Greek yogurt to food to up protein, kept track of everything, listened to uplifting music, napped this afternoon - basically had a lazy day - a vacation from all the should's -... Read more
For the 1st Time I have Calories Left!
Friday, September 23, 2016      4 comments

Today is the first time I have mucho calories left at the end of the day! I also feel fat today, especially around the mid-section....feels huge! I had half usual breakfast because I was anxious. Ate very light lunch & dinner because I took a n... Read more
Determined
Saturday, July 09, 2016      4 comments

Today I am determined to find a way to deal with hunger without going over. Warm foods and liquids help. So far 6 cups of herbal tea, 1 cup of soup packet, apple & pb, protein bites, protein bar & lc chicken entree. I finally don't feel like I a... Read more
App keeping me honest
Thursday, June 23, 2016      2 comments

Just went for a walk...thought I had been walking for 40 mins...checked my app and it was 22 mins and 19 secs.....perception of time way off...lol... Read more
#fear #anxiety
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      2 comments

I have recently realized that I am very anxious, much more than I realized until I saw how anxiety is limiting someone else's life.....isn't that always the way, we can see others more clearly than ourselves? Looking for ways to cope. Trying so... Read more
A better start
Sunday, June 19, 2016      0 comments

I made a better start today from not sleeping in to better breakfast choices that left me with a 124 post-breakfast blood sugar, before medication, yay! I am leaving yesterday behind with the3 exception of the lessons learned. Have a fabulous da... Read more
Finding a buddy
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      8 comments

Just cruious if anyone has found a buddy on SP and how has it worked out for you? I would appreciate your feedback. Thanks and enjoy the rest of you day! ... Read more
Isn't It Amazing How Quickly Sunday Comes?
Sunday, July 10, 2011      1 comments

I cannot believe it is Sunday afternoon and back to work tomorrow. Isn't it amazing how quickly Sunday comes around? ... Read more

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