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Sparkstreak Day 11, rough weekend coming up
Thursday, August 15, 2013      2 comments

Another day logged, so far so good. This weekend will be rough, though - my high school reunion goes for two evenings, Friday and Saturday; and my grandson's birthday party is Sunday afternoon. I am having salmon for the Saturday night dinner,... Read more
Sparkstreak Day 10
Wednesday, August 14, 2013      1 comments

So far, so good. I got everything logged, wahoo!... Read more
Sparkstreak Days 5,6,7,8,9
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      3 comments

Wow! I managed to log everything, but didn't tell you about it. it was a busy time- appointments, picking and freezing blackberries (I put them on cookie sheet to freeze separately then bag them up - eat like popsicles in the winter!), my dau... Read more
Sparkstreak Day 4
Thursday, August 08, 2013      4 comments

So far, so good. I've logged everything for today!... Read more
Sparkstreak days 2 and 3
Wednesday, August 07, 2013      2 comments

Wahoo! In spite of the cookies of last week, I managed to lose a pound. The cookies and their fragrance offered me a good lesson, though. I do need to have a plan in place to deal with such things. I now have a small pill bottle of cho... Read more
Sparkstreak, day 1, Take 4
Monday, August 05, 2013      2 comments

Yikes! I managed to log through Thursday, but didn't blog, and then I didn't log any foods except breakfast on Friday. Added to that, i did eat three chocolate chip cookies that I thought I had managed to avoid. I think what I find most ... Read more
Sparkstreak, Day 15
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      3 comments

Finally starting week 3 of Sparkstreak! I am feeling more comfortable in movement - I can run upstairs now, for example. I stayed on track with everything, and logged everything. woo hoo!... Read more
Sparkstreak, Day 14
Tuesday, July 30, 2013      2 comments

So far so good, again. this makes two whole weeks!! For my exercise I hoed the tomato patch. There are plenty of weeds, but I am trying to avoid hoeing out some volunteer vegetables that came up. I never plant tomatillos any more as we alway... Read more
Sparkstreak Days 12, 13
Monday, July 29, 2013      2 comments

Hooray, double hooray, I managed to stay on track through the barbecue AND lost another pound today! The barbecue invitation was for 4 PM, so I had a light lunch. However, there was nothing to eat until 7:30 unless you wanted oyster shoote... Read more
Sparkstreak Days 9, 10, 11
Saturday, July 27, 2013      1 comments

Wahoo! Another pound gone from my life! I am happy about that. I have managed to keep everything tracked, too. Tomorrow we are going to a barbecue at my brother's place where there will be about 20-25 people, including some old friends w... Read more
Sparkstreak Day 8
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      3 comments

Whew! It is hot tonight, so plenty of sweat equity while gardening. What does this do for my Sparkstreak, you ask? Well, all the hoeing, bending over while weeding and amending the soil, watering, and dragging the hose around adds up to about... Read more
Sparkstreak Day 7
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      2 comments

Another day chalked up to tracking and being more mindful. I'm going to work in the garden again this evening before it gets dark (7:26 PM on the west coast).... Read more
Sparkstreak Day 6
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      0 comments

Wow! I thought I had posted this one, but somehow it got lots. anyway, I did manage to stay on track and get nutrition and exercise tracked for the day. It was another busy one - making applesauce and whole wheat protein bread. I have be... Read more
Sparkstreak, days 2,3,4,5,
Sunday, July 21, 2013      1 comments

Wow it's been a busy weekend! However, I did manage to get nutrition and exercise logged for each day. I managed to stay below my upper calorie limit, but not by much yesterday. We went to the Highland Games, and there was lots of Scottis... Read more
Sparkstreak Day 1, Take 3
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday started out pretty well. However, in the morning my daughter and grandson came over and we took care of Adam (4 years old) for a few hours. We had made dandelion cookies a month or so ago, and this time he wanted to make a cake with ... Read more

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