SANDYTRADEWINDS
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The Naughty Elves
Tuesday, December 14, 2010      3 comments

The naughty elves are at it again. It wasn't enough that they got into my closet and shrunk all my clothes. No, they watch as I so very carefully eat lean and clean, step-up my cardio and painstakingly perform my strengthtraining. They lie in... Read more
I hear voices..
Sunday, December 12, 2010      1 comments

...specifically SparkPeople blog and article voices. Sunday morning, much earlier than I am accustomed to rising, I hear my DH remarking that it is pouring outside. He adds that with the cold we've been having, he is sure that the roads are ic... Read more
How will you get through the holidays?
Friday, December 10, 2010      2 comments

Sugar cookies, hot cocoa, egg nog, holiday parties and all that good cheer! Have you got a plan to help you to not overindulge? Please share it here? I am stocking up on Celestial Seasonings Sugar Cookie Sleigh Ride Herbal Tea. If your lo... Read more
Something's Gotta Give
Sunday, December 05, 2010      7 comments

I lose sooooooooo slowly that I have no choice but to refocus or fail. I get so frustrated by the lack of movement on the scale and usually feel defeated and backslide. Now I realiza that I am becoming more healthy regardless of what the scale... Read more
My Christmas Present to Myself
Friday, December 03, 2010      4 comments

So every year during the holidays I do the same thing: indulge or rather overindulge in the bounty of the season. It usually starts with the Halloween candy and escalates until I find myself feeling miserable and defeated at the threshold of a... Read more
I must be crazy to be happy I have pounds to lose.
Sunday, October 03, 2010      4 comments

Call me crazy, but I think that I am pretty lucky to have to lose weight. I mean if I were one of those people who could eat anything they wanted and never had to exercise in order to maintain the perfect weight, I'd be missing out on some ama... Read more
Practicing Plateau Patience
Friday, October 01, 2010      6 comments

Okay, I am a very slow loser that hit a plateau and got discouraged. So I convinced myself to just keep on keeping on and after what seemed like an eternity I busted through it. YES! I was so excited that I posted the news on my Spark page a... Read more
Happy Pie
Saturday, February 06, 2010      8 comments

I am new to Spark and am currently feeling my way around the My Nutrition tools. I am so impressed! I've tracked calories and such in the past, but never at this level. The daily nutrition report is an invaluable tool. I mean numbers are num... Read more

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