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Taking care of myself
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      1 comments

It has a snow ball effect. Taking care of myself - - starting small and continuing to build my skills is making a huge difference in my life. It is true that nothing changes until you do!... Read more
Afternoon with the girls
Monday, January 07, 2013      3 comments

Went to lunch at a friend's house and then spent the rest of the afternoon sitting and talking with friends....and everywhere. Before lunch, lunch, after lunch. I ate. When I logged ALL that food, I had eaten almost 3x what I s... Read more
Friday, January 04, 2013      2 comments

Today I feel very blessed. I am so grateful that I found SparkPeople. I am grateful that I have a wonderful place to walk and can get up in the morning. I am blessed to be able to see stars at night when I walk my dog. I am grateful that I c... Read more
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      0 comments

I am saying my intentions rather than writing my resolutions. I have made small changes and remember that sometimes it is two steps forward and one step back. Sometimes it is four steps forward and sometimes it is standing still. And yes, the... Read more
Here comes 2013!
Sunday, December 30, 2012      1 comments

So looking forward to the new year. I have made progress and I am excited to start the new year with SP in January and watch my points and minutes accumulate - - and the pounds lost!... Read more
Monday, December 10, 2012      2 comments

I am so grateful for SparkPeople. The articles are so informative and the community support makes me feel like I have a stadium full of people cheering me on! It is also so motivating to hear the stories of people who have lost weight and cha... Read more
Christmas Party
Sunday, December 09, 2012      2 comments

While I was not thrilled with my food choices at the party last night, I know without a doubt that I did much better last night than I did last year at the same party. And I was energized and so ready for my morning walk!... Read more
New Pedometer
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      2 comments

Got a new pedometer in the mail yesterday. In two weeks I lost one pedometer and flushed my FitBit down the toilet. It is true that I am much more active when I know that my steps "count"!... Read more
Drama at work
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      2 comments

Drama at work today - - a co-worker called a department meeting and started blaming other staff for negative attitudes. She publicly "called me out" and I responded calming and appropriately. I spoke my mind and it was not flattering to her. ... Read more
Happy Veterans Day
Monday, November 12, 2012      2 comments

Two weeks ago I heard stories of 5 POWs from WWII. It made me think how our complaints pale in light of what they went through. Thank you to all veterans -- past, present, and future. Without your service we would not have the life we have no... Read more
Lifestyle Changes
Sunday, November 11, 2012      2 comments

Today SparkCoach tells me that I am entering Stage 3 of SparkPeople - - Lifestyle changes. My task for today is to think about why I want to lose weight. This is a good question. Like many, I have struggled with my weight for years and NOT st... Read more
Friday, October 26, 2012      2 comments

So glad that Friday is here! Don't want to wish my life away but ready to enjoy 2 days away from middle schoolers! Beautiful today and sunny but the cold front will bring in 30's in the morning and a high of 60 on Sunday. Crisp weather - - be... Read more
Nutrition Report
Sunday, October 21, 2012      3 comments

I keep going over my sodium count and under my protein!... Read more