LISA32989's Blogs

Finding Balance
Saturday, March 31, 2007      0 comments

I've been really lazy. Watching a lot of TV or 'putering (computer time). I find I get a lot more done when I turn the silly things off (image that!) Now to find the balance. I missed 3 days of food tracking this week. I reall... Read more
Tuesday, March 27, 2007      1 comments

I'm having one of "those" days. Its work related. Right now I'm reminding myself how unimportant it really is. There are other people trying to cause angst. I can feed on the angst or I can let them do their thing and I'll just cover my ow... Read more
choices, maturity, control
Saturday, March 24, 2007      0 comments

I went out last nite for a belated birthday dinner. I wore some gauchos that are much looser than the last time I wore them! Its really amazing how easy it is to eat in a healthy manner if its in the plan. Somedays I really don't ... Read more
Friday, March 23, 2007      1 comments

My Grandmother turned 90 in early February. My dad had a 90th birthday party for her but I was unable to attend, due to schedule and distance. Very shortly after that, her health made a downturn (she'd been relatively healthy). I was feel... Read more
Sunday, March 11, 2007      0 comments

44 When did this happen? And healthier than I was at 30 Woo hoo I'm not getting older, I'm getting better :)... Read more
Saturday, March 10, 2007      0 comments

I "borrowed" the following quotes from someone else's spark page. I love all of them and haven't seen them all in one place like this before. I may have to add to the list as I find some of my favorite quotes. Today I finish my first visu... Read more
Here's to turtles!
Monday, March 05, 2007      0 comments

What I know from experience is that its better to be the turtle than the rabbit (remember who won the race?) Stories we see/hear, like THE BIGGEST LOSER, show us what can be accomplished in a short amount of time if we put our bodies to the... Read more
Biggest Winners
Sunday, March 04, 2007      2 comments

I have a challenge for everyone, including myself. I have to say that it makes me absolutely crazy when someone reports a weight loss of 5 lbs or more in a month and follows it with: "my weight loss was slow" or "my weight loss was small" o... Read more
Letter to a Friend (or Healthy Lifestyle)
Saturday, March 03, 2007      0 comments

I have a friend who was really mad at herself for a coupla days of less-than-stellar eating. She soooo wants to be at goal weight!!! I wrote her this letter: Dear Friend: The diet mentality tells you that you failed or are failin... Read more
Changing another habit
Monday, February 19, 2007      0 comments

Last week I realized I was drinking too much caffeine. Since I'm on Atkins Induction, caffeine and artificial sweetners are severely restricted, as well as carbs. I was coming home from work and having a homemade latte as a "snack". At ... Read more
Today I Smile
Sunday, February 18, 2007      0 comments

The Healthy Reflection for the Day: "A smile is a curve that can set a lot of things straight. - V. Borge" "The power of a positive face Have you ever contemplated how much a smile can change a person's day? Both the person who ... Read more
214 on 2/14
Wednesday, February 14, 2007      2 comments

I really only want to weigh once/month but... I've lost 1lb in the last 2 weeks. Today I celebrate that pound!!! One of my Teammates posted this on our team: Hello, do you know me? If you don't, you should. I'm a pound of fa... Read more
Goal weight
Tuesday, February 13, 2007      0 comments

Ever notice how some people focus on the negative? On one of my teams, people complain if they didn't lose a pound in a week. They forget the gratitude that they didn't gain! Or they complain about gaining when they weigh every day,... Read more
Somebody noticed
Sunday, February 11, 2007      1 comments

Somebody at work noticed I'm losing. She asked me what I'm doing and I told her I'm watching carbs & portions and exercising. She said, "I can't do that". Everytime somebody tells me they "can't", I realize it's really "won't"... Read more
A work in progress
Saturday, February 10, 2007      1 comments

I managed to get in all the exercise I wanted to this week. Since I exercise 1st thing in the am and its sooooo cold outside, this is quite a feat. As a matter of fact, i had to go a coupla evenings b/c I stayed in bed when the alarm went off... Read more

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