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Back again!!
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      0 comments

So, I'm back again after a long time away, feeling frustrated again. I managed to loose 10 pounds before the holidays but gained it all back again from all the turkey dinners, sweets, and from our holiday in Cuba (even though the food wasn... Read more
Missing my baby...
Friday, September 23, 2011      4 comments

One of my children, of the feline persuasion, got very sick and had to finally be put to sleep a couple months ago. I'm still missing him alot. He was such a cuddly boy. He would wrap himself around my head on the pillow and sleep with me. It... Read more
Thursday, September 22, 2011      0 comments

So I've taken a break away and have been reading alot of books on weight management. I feel like I'm finally starting to understand the process now and feel more in control of how to go about this. I was feeling very frustrated and defeated as... Read more
This totally SUCKS!
Saturday, July 23, 2011      3 comments

So I'm confused. I've actually been lowering my caloric intake all week and I've been exercising and somehow managed to gain a pound?!!!!!! I haven't actually been able to get within the calorie range Spark suggests but I've definitely ma... Read more
I actually accomplished it!!!!
Thursday, July 21, 2011      4 comments

I'm so proud of myself right now. My goals for weekly calories burned through exercise was very modest with just 650 calories for the entire week. I wondered if I'd even be able to accomplish that but I did and I'm over and it's not even the ... Read more
Again with the "who knew"...
Thursday, July 21, 2011      1 comments

I must be really stupid when it comes to calorie content in food. I made a basic fruit crisp last night. It called for 1 cup packed brown sugar - I only used 3/4 cup unpacked. I also used whole wheat flour instead of white, and I cut back ... Read more
Spark members rock!
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      1 comments

I have to hand it to this site for all the amazing information it has. Just being able to track what I eat has lead to me learning so much about food so far. For example I had no idea 1 cup of spaghetti could contain so many w... Read more
Exercise plan
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      2 comments

So I've come up with my exercise plan. Going for a walk with hubby 3 times and week and using the WII Fit 3 times a week as well. It sounds very adventurous for someone who hasn't exercised in a long time but I've made the goals with each ... Read more
Monday....start of another week
Monday, July 18, 2011      1 comments

So this week I've planned an entire menu using Chef Meg's recipes. They sound very good. I've printed out the Food Guides portions sheet and have attached it to the refrigerator to remind me how much should be on my plate and not just aimlessl... Read more
Friday, July 15, 2011      2 comments

OMG I just did the calculations for the pizza I made tonight.....2,500 calories in what I ate!!!! The pizza base and sauce, (purchased from store and not made by me) was most of it, as the rest was veggies. I've just started seriously ... Read more
Back after a year of being away from Spark
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      2 comments

So it's been almost a year since I've been using Spark...boy do I need to be back here. I haven't lost any weight over the year but I also haven't gained. My doctor has put me on blood pressure medication and finally had a battery of tests ... Read more
Packing my butt off...
Thursday, July 29, 2010      2 comments

Well, the place looks like a disaster right now....boxes and furniture everywhere. We finally move on Sunday and the day just can't come fast enough. With all the garbage that's been going on here I haven't been able to do my Spark stuff. ... Read more
Friday, June 25, 2010      2 comments

Having people over tonight and making lots of food. Not all of it is low-calorie but there's lots of veggies and other items that are healthy and good for the diet. I'm sure this little get together will upset the landlord but we shouldn't... Read more
Back to it....
Thursday, June 24, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday I went for a short walk to the store and back. Then I did about an hour on the WII Fit. I burned 272 it takes alot of work to burn a few measly calories!! Today I plan on dying my hair then getting back on the... Read more
This sucks!!
Monday, June 21, 2010      1 comments

So I haven't been on Spark for a bit.....just so much going on. In the mean time, I managed to put back on the few pounds I had lost. Now I'm pretty much back where I started. And I've started blood pressure medication. The need to l... Read more

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