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Monday, August 16, 2010      0 comments

All in all my first week back on SP was a good one. I had several triumphs - the biggest was exercise. I did 20-30 minutes 4 days and swam 6 oympic laps on the 5th day. I lost 8 pounds, but most of that was water as it was also TOM. T he w... Read more
I am back
Monday, August 09, 2010      1 comments

I got down to 203 2 years ago and did a great job of keeping it off until winter of last yeas (2009) when a couple pounds decided to "jump on" -- i wasn't tto concerned and then by spring a couple more and so on - so today I am back up to 238 a... Read more
Attitude -- is such a major thing!!
Friday, January 30, 2009      2 comments

When people ask me how I have lost my weight, and have stayed on course, I have to say "attitude". Believing in myself and knowing that I can do this has been the fundamental reason I have been able to keep on track. Don't get me wrong, there... Read more
Its been a long time -- but this has changed my life!!
Tuesday, January 27, 2009      2 comments

I started Sparkpeople alittle over a year ago. By June i was down 50 pounds. Over the summer, with vacations and everything i wasn't as disciplined about logging in and tracking my food yet I maintained my same weight through the end on Novemb... Read more
It is really working!!
Friday, June 20, 2008      2 comments

I Love SP and everyone in the community!! This stuff works -- I have lost 48 pounds as of this morning -- so for the past 9 weeks I have averaged 1.5 pounds a week!! I still have a way to go, but feel very confident that I will get there -- an... Read more
I'm Back!!
Tuesday, March 11, 2008      2 comments

I have recently gotten a new job and have been out of town for the past week in Los Angeles, which is why I have been "absent" from SP. I have thought about all my SP friends alot as well as the SP "way". This trip i didn't log anything, but k... Read more
Why This time??
Thursday, February 28, 2008      1 comments

I have been asked by several friends and family why. with all the many diets I have tried (and failed), this time it is working. Its is a great question and i actually know the answer. There are a couple pieces to the answer. the first reason... Read more
Seeing small changes in behavior
Wednesday, February 20, 2008      6 comments

So I have been focused on my new lifestyle for 2 months now. Last night my child spent the night at her nanny's house, so my husband and I had a "date night". As I sat there looking at the menu and reading all the fabulous choices, I found mys... Read more
All I do is Eat, and I love it!!
Thursday, February 07, 2008      2 comments

I have heard it for years, the secret to losing and maintaining a healthy weight is to eat all the time!! Well, actually it was more like "eat 5-6 meals a day". I never paid much attention to it, because i was having way to much fun eating ver... Read more
Fabulous Fiber...better known as the love of gas!!
Tuesday, February 05, 2008      6 comments

2 weeks ago i decided to add something to the nutrients I was tracking -- I added sodium and fiber. Though I continue to be amazed at all the interesting and un-expected places that sodium hides, it has been my journey to follow fiber that seem... Read more
Double Check the Dressing!! and think Spritzer!
Friday, February 01, 2008      5 comments

Last night i had dinner with my BFF. Being so focused on my new way of approaching food, I was confident I would find something that would be good and still allow me to stay on plan. I found a Spinach salad that sounded so yummy. i ordered it... Read more
Perspective and Attitude are so important
Wednesday, January 30, 2008      3 comments

When I think back to days that were good days or bad ones, I tend to see a trend. regardless of whether it is work, family or lifestyle the primary difference in whether I have a good day or a bad one is my attitude and perspective. You can gi... Read more
Going out of town
Tuesday, January 22, 2008      2 comments

I am flying to Jacksonville FL tomorrow for a business meeting and won't be back until Sunday 1/29. I am taking my computer and will try to get on, but will probaboy only have time to enter my food. I hope everyone stays on track -- and I will... Read more
Getting in the Groove
Monday, January 21, 2008      2 comments

I have been doing "my thing" for 5 weeks now and have lost a total of 18 pounds. I am very pleased with that!! Today when I weighed in I was only down1.5 pounds from last week....at first I started to feel let down and dissapointed -- then I s... Read more
Weekends are harder!!
Saturday, January 19, 2008      0 comments

Though I have had a good day, i notice that weekend days are harder -- at least for me! I think it is because the routine is different from during the week when i work all day. I find that I have a harder time getting all my water in and I hav... Read more

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