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Join BLC Round 47 on My Fitness Pal!!! Register NOW!
Tuesday, July 20, 2021      7 comments

BLC47 - FALL - REGISTERING NOW - WE'RE MOVING TO MyFitnessPal since Sparks will be closing its site and the new Sparks venue doesn't have our kind of groups! The Biggest Loser Challenge (also known as the BLC) is a 12 week challenge that wa... Read more
Join BLC 46 for a wonderful Challenge!
Thursday, April 22, 2021      3 comments

This may be a first - two blogs in a row! Yesterday I was celebrating incredible success here - feel free to check that out. As I stated then, there is NO WAY I could have had this success over this past, very difficult pandemic year... Read more
Revealing - my new tracker/new goals!
Wednesday, April 21, 2021      12 comments

So I have a MAJOR NSV to share!!! I decided to be brave and reset my goals to my FINAL weight goal which is 135 lbs. and gets me in by a smidgeon to my healthy BMI - so my ticker now reflects that. I've also changed final goal to December ... Read more
What I'm doing well on my health journey
Tuesday, February 09, 2021      8 comments

This week for the BLC challenge we are to write a blog about what we're doing right/well. I'm actually pretty happy with what I'm doing these days. I'm pretty much doing everything that I want to be doing to stay healthy. I'm following WW... Read more
Why I started on Sparkpeople
Monday, February 01, 2021      7 comments

I'm actually trying to remember. It's part of a challenge I'm in right now through the BLC 45! I'm pretty sure that I got started after I'd met folks through a WW online team and a couple of that group's members migrated to Sparkpeople, becaus... Read more
Register for an AWESOME spring challenge!
Wednesday, April 24, 2019      4 comments

BLC40 - SPRING INTO SUMMER ROUND - REGISTERING NOW! The Biggest Loser Challenge (also known as the BLC) is a 12 week challenge that was INSPIRED by, but not based on the TV show of the same name. We have been around for 10+ years encouragin... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 10
Thursday, September 21, 2017      4 comments

I overate yesterday - veered from my plan that I created, because I couldn't handle the ham in the pea soup. However - only went over by 40 calories, and when I tracked, I was on the generous side in what I thought I ate. I may have eaten ... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 9
Wednesday, September 20, 2017      0 comments

Continuing on with the Challenge - in my way. Today - planning my food and it's an issue because I have an all-school staff meeting from 4:30 - 6:00 - this is our once-a-month late day. Breakfast: My pumpkin apple pancakes with nonfat ... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 8
Tuesday, September 19, 2017      1 comments

Moving forward. This is getting to be a routine. I'm feeling my body craving healthy foods. I'm less hungry. I'm supposed to start my sugar fast today, but I read the challenge too late - I've had about 3 grams of added sugar today. ... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 7
Sunday, September 17, 2017      3 comments

Well... I missed Day 6... and I MISSED Day 6. HAVE to journal. HAVE to journal. HAVE to journal. I did really well on Day 5. I was sweating out the toxins, as I do when I get rid of sugar. I did really well on Day 6 up through dinne... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 5
Friday, September 15, 2017      1 comments

Okay... got through Day 4 just fine, but it was a very busy day and I had a big, late dinner. OTOH, I'm already feeling the grip of sugar disappearing... in bits and pieces. It's really interesting that I'm actually able to feel when... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 4
Thursday, September 14, 2017      2 comments

Okay... yesterday was mixed. I didn't entirely stick with my planned snack last night - had more than I'd planned and went (a little) over my budgeted calories for the day, BUT... didn't eat junk and found that a wedge of laughing cow light... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 3
Wednesday, September 13, 2017      2 comments

Again, I'm grateful for the comments, suggestions, commiseration. Got through yesterday just fine. Actually had one of my apple-blueberry power ... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 2
Tuesday, September 12, 2017      7 comments

Thanks for the support for those who commented. I really appreciate your comments and support! So, after my great intentions, I did NOT have a great day. Today, however, I did. I subbed meditation and some brief exercise for crav... Read more
Sugar Blues
Monday, September 11, 2017      3 comments

The cycle: Eat sugar=being hungry all the time, especially at night=gain weight Cut out sugar=leptin and ghrelin seem to regulate=lose weight I. know. this. However, I can't seem to get rid of the sugar. The sugar is very ti... Read more

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