JULES225's Blogs

Change Comes Slowly
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      0 comments

Yesterday I had to go to get poked and prodded at my husband's workplace. Healthy lifestyles incentive program. So in a big room, I got blood drawn, measured, weighed, and had my BP checked. The whole process made me mad. Yes, I ... Read more
Updates and all
Friday, February 26, 2010      1 comments

Well, I've been doing MM for over a month now and it really is working well for me. Iv'e found enough recipes that I'm happy and content with this WOE and my body is changing rapidly. I've posted some pictures, and I'm please with my pro... Read more
I need low carb!
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      1 comments

I WANT low carb like I want another hole in my head, but I NEED low carb. I know for a fact that my body doesn't process carbs the right way. I've had a doctor in the past tell me this. And most of my extra weight is right around my middle. ... Read more
Progress Report
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      0 comments

I've been sick, and before that I spent a few weeks going to Curves and trying to drink lots of liquids. I'm happy to report that I've lost a tiny bit of weight, and some inches, and a bit more body fat...so progress. Now that the ... Read more
And Then Something Snaps
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      0 comments

I don't understand myself. I can be going along great, tracking, sparking, doing what I should, and then I have a day when perhaps I'm too busy, or perhaps something happens and I can't get to the computer...and something snaps. And I do... Read more
Tallying up the Erkel Moments
Friday, December 04, 2009      2 comments

I think that lately I'm having a lot of Steve Erkel moments inside my head: Did I do THAT? {Imagine the nasal twang}. It's part of the necessary and good process of waking up to my bad habits, my mistakes, the things I should not be doing. ... Read more
The Dystopian Present Ruled by Digital Overlords
Thursday, December 03, 2009      10 comments

I know that in order to create a supportive environment here on sparkpeople.com I'm supposed to be trying to write inspirational blog posts. But how can I try to be positive when I'm not in a positive place? You see, I have a probl... Read more
Results so Far
Wednesday, December 02, 2009      2 comments

Exercise feels good. I love the sense of accomplishment it gives me. I love the fact that I'm sleeping better. I love that once my workout is done, I can be a little lazy if I want to be, but without feeling like a slughead couchpotato. ... Read more
Planning Ahead
Monday, November 30, 2009      1 comments

I tracked what is for dinner, already, and I also have knitting group tonight which is meeting at panera. I have enough calories left to have one of their shortbread cookies, and a mug of hot tea! So that is what I am going to do. ... Read more
This, I can do
Monday, November 30, 2009      3 comments

I can drink at least 64 ounces of water a day. I can get 30 minutes of exercise a day. I can track my calories. I can. I can! I can!!!!! And here's the thing: If I make these small changes, even if it's just the water an... Read more
Sunday, November 29, 2009      3 comments

Exercise today: 30 minutes on the Elliptical machine, fat burner mode. according to the machine, I burned 263 calories. When I logged it here on sparkpeople, it gave me 499 calories burned. I doubt it. I think the first number is more accur... Read more
Favorite Foods, Emotional Eating, Etc.
Saturday, November 28, 2009      1 comments

I cooked pasta tonight for dinner. Pasta is one of my favorite things to eat. I use Dreamfield's Pasta, because it's lower glycemic and my system handles it better. But it's a difficult food for me to eat, since I like it so much. I think it... Read more
Saturday, November 28, 2009      4 comments

I bought a Curves membership last Monday, and then promptly went out of town. But today I was able to go in there and work out. I'm really really looking forward to making this a part of my routine. The lady there said I could do it eve... Read more
Saturday, November 28, 2009      2 comments

I'm thankful for pastured turkey (best turkey I have ever eaten) and the farmer who raised it (Mr. Cory). I'm thankful for my immediate and extended family, even though we are all broken. I'm thankful to be home again. I'm tha... Read more
Sparking Nachos
Friday, November 20, 2009      2 comments

Me and nachos go way way back. Probably a good amount of the extra calories I've eaten over the years have been in the form of nachos. Yum. Plate of corn chips, some salsa, some black beans if they are handy, some cheese, perhaps some sour cr... Read more

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