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In touch with myself
Thursday, February 09, 2017      3 comments

Hi everyone! Well I just got off a two month try with weight watchers, following the mantra from Oprah, you can have chips and I eat bread. What I learned is my issue is food. Making time to fix it, making time to measure it, making time to cle... Read more
Friday, November 06, 2015      1 comments

Goodies goodies everywhere! No despair! Spark people are near. I have found so much support here. ... Read more
Saturday, March 07, 2015      1 comments

You know how to motivate usually you set up a reward schedule? Well, I don't. I get what I want, when I want it. If I want food, have it. If I want clothes, I buy it. If... Read more
Wednesday, January 28, 2015      0 comments

Yesterday I finally realize I've made the complete switch to sedentary lifestyle. Three weeks have passed and I only completed 30 minutes on one day on the treadmill per week. Also started binge eating again. Mindless eating. I've checked out... Read more
Let life overwhelm me
Saturday, October 25, 2014      1 comments

Auto Pilot again. I lost 3.5 pounds the one week I committed. Ever since then have been fighting myself. Somewhat focused but not committed. I use excuses and do not take responsibility. I have been hitting the chocolate EVERY nig... Read more
two days
Thursday, October 02, 2014      0 comments

emoticon So far this week am printing my menu for each day and have gotten some type of exercise in. Went out wi... Read more
First Day at Work
Tuesday, September 30, 2014      0 comments

First day following my meal plan at work. Was tired and got shaky around 10:30. I came home and fixed my veggie burger. I ate in front of the TV though, not very mindful. I overate the Scalloped Potato casserole I had fixed my Husband. Felt... Read more
Sugar Habits - Week 1
Sunday, September 28, 2014      2 comments

Saturday: I had a cup of frozen yogurt with Hershey syrup Sunday: Pumpkin Muffin made from Spark Recipe (3) Monday: Pumpkin Muffin 2 - Resisted mini Hershey chocolate bars at work Tuesday: ... Read more
Success Day One
Sunday, September 28, 2014      1 comments

I love the way Spark has changed since 2012 when I first learned about it. The "Start" page puts everything you need to get motivated all in one place. I committed to the Spark meal plan for this week and am extremely excited my Husband wa... Read more
Commitment to Life
Sunday, August 31, 2014      1 comments

It's so odd, it is only when I get to a certain weight do I notice by clinical terms I am OBESE. The term obese doesn't mean much to me. To me the term carries no weight. ... Read more
Working in West Palm Beach
Sunday, July 07, 2013      0 comments

Have you ever seen the women who live on the Gold Coast? Let's just say they do not carry plus sizes in their stores. It is unheard of to see a fatty walking around. Plus, most of the women barely eat so you won't find any super high carbs on... Read more
Cherry Pie and Carrot Cake Binge - Confession
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      8 comments

Ok, Confession. I fixed a carrot cake and a cherry pie this week since everyone is off work or coming home for the Holiday. I just finished wiping out the last piece of pie and have ate, not nibbled at the carrot cake all week. I di... Read more
Spring is not sure yet * Neither am I about Me-my weight loss!
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      1 comments

This week has been a real upset of my fantasy about the first week of Spring and my fantasy about weight loss ! I started off sloshing around in the two inches of wet snow. Even in the snow the birds get it, they know it is Spring. I h... Read more
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      3 comments

I started taking a Probiotic pill about 45 days ago. It was an off the shelf, "One a Day" product. I felt weird. I saw my Doctor and he didn't see the symptoms as anything other than my immune system working efficintly and he suggesed it could... Read more

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