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set backs
Friday, July 19, 2013      0 comments

I've been really trying to be more active. I hiked, I walked, I swam.... I struggled, I took Ibuprophen, I limped. I have bursitis in my right hip, plus I'm having exrays shortly to see what else may be going on. The recommended treatment: ... Read more
oh, brother
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      0 comments

I am starting to get frustrated. Should eating be this complicated?... Read more
To coach or not to coach
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      1 comments

Maybe I should sign up for the spark coach. I think I would benefit from 1 on 1 coaching to address special needs and to make sure I'm on the right track. I like the idea of having someone to discuss my victories and concerns with. I like not ... Read more
I busted the plateau!!
Saturday, June 29, 2013      2 comments

I finally got the scale under 220! And I did it eating more and eating carbs! This site really helps me keep track and keep on track!... Read more
Opening my eyes
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      0 comments

Last night I read an article about using "I" phrases and writing a mission statement. I wrote the statement and got a new understanding of why I am changing my lifestyle. This morning I was thinking about getting more exercise and how to incor... Read more
Different schedules
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      0 comments

I need to figure out how to better track my food. When I'm off work this site is great, but when I'm working I don't follow a midnight to midnight schedule. I ate yesterdays dinner at 9:00 this morning, and todays breakfast at 6:30 this evenin... Read more
SPARK is great
Thursday, June 20, 2013      0 comments

Being able to track my food and exercise is so helpful. Being able to see exactly how much I've had and know where I stand calorie wise at any time is fantastic. Before I have a snack I can type it in and see how it effects my daily totals. I... Read more
Sunday, June 16, 2013      1 comments

I hit a plateau about 1.5 months ago. I asked my GP to refer me to a dietician. Then I went on line and found Spark People and decided to try it. I work in a sleep lab. It's probably one of the least active jobs on the planet. For 12 ho... Read more