Attitude is everything!
Just a reflection, musing, whatever...but it sure seems like the calories don't stick when I'm upbeat and positive....when I'm feeling successful with my plan to be healthy.
I haven't taken a detailed look at my tracker, but I KNOW I've del... Read more
Sometimes I just have to laugh at myself!
While comparison shopping for microwave popcorn (one of my many vices), I realized that I had been eating 2 servings of popcorn for my treat not one!!! I guess it really WAS too good to be true that I could eat such a big bag!!!
My quote... Read more
Three months back with Spark People
I realized I have been consistently tracking with SP since June, three whole months!!! I feel so excited knowing I have stayed with my goal to be a healthier me!
I had an "aha" moment today while doing my strength training...I picked up ... Read more
Back to Basics
I think I'm back on track...I haven't come up with a super motivating picture or quote...still working on that...but I decided to review some of the Spark People Getting Started Articles, plus I've been reading a couple motivational stories each... Read more
I need a kick start...
I have been hovering around the same weight for almost a month, up a pound, down a pound...which has been ok, I have lost inches this month...but I know I haven't been eating as well as I could...I've gone over several days a week on my calories... Read more
Soo glad my Mom taught me how to sew when I was a girl!
Those sewing skills came in handy...I took in some of my jeans and skirts so I don't have to buy new ones...thanks, Mom!... Read more
Planning for a better day....
I decided to start a healthy meal in the crockpot so that I don't have to worry about fixing something after my training today...so African Style Turkey is cooking away...
I think I'll try bringing my lunch to the training today, maybe then... Read more
Lost inches...not pounds...
Today was measurement day and though my weight is actually up a bit I DID lose inches this month. I'll take it! ... Read more
Goodbye, Ms. Crankypants!!
Wooo-boy...I was a cranky girl yesterday afternoon! When I got to my training session yesterday I was running late so I had to sit by the food table...oh my...so many cookies and potato chips and soda...and I was tired, I mowed the grass with m... Read more
Funny, surprising thing happened today...
So I had to go out to my OASIS Tutor Training today, and I thought I'd wear some dark denim jeans or a dark denim jean skirt since we'd be in A/C and so I'd look a little nicer, but not TOO nice...
Anyway, I had tried on all the clothes in ... Read more
Disgusted with myself!
I hope no one reads this...blech!
I ate 12 cookies yesterday, 38.4% of my caloric intact was cookies...stale ones at that! I was even trying to distract myself by doing my nails, but got myself cookies, 2 at a time from the kitchen and shu... Read more
Well, another college school year is about to begin and my son left yesterday.
I'm glad to have him launched, but there's a little let down...so much activity right before he leaves and then....quiet.
I know I'll quickly adjust, I did ... Read more
Must be making progress...
Shopped most of the afternoon with my son. We had a good time, lots of talking, some reminising about the "old" days when he was little..lots of laughter...
Anyway, he was hungry, he IS 19! So we went through a drive-through so he could ge... Read more
Avoided evening eating....
So, instead of letting my allotted piece of dark chocolate turn into more...I took a walk. I walked my daughter's dogs who are visiting today, and then I took my dog...so an extra 45 minutes or so of cardio...instead of eating.
Wish it was... Read more
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Slipped up big time...
Yeah, well, had the best of intentions to eat well yesterday in spite of being tired, hormonal, and allergic...I ate well all day...felt like I was going to drown in water...but then it was "date night" and hubby wanted the chinese food that doe... Read more