Sticking with Spark People
Monday, September 14, 2009      7 comments

I've been away since the birth of my new granddaughter and just happy today to be back and back on track. It is so easy to caught up in daily life and other activities and shine off tracking my food and exercise. I realized today that if I don... Read more
Operation Beautiful
Friday, July 10, 2009      3 comments

If you haven't checked the operation beautiful project out you should. What a great idea and I'm sure it will spread like wildfire. The idea is most of us suffer from more than just overeating and lack of exercise but also lack of self esteem ... Read more
Wednesday, July 08, 2009      2 comments

Sometimes I have a hard time gettting motivated to loose weight. It's so easy to become complacent and feel okay where I'm at. The other day I did a BMI and it showed I am still in the overweight zone - what a motivator. According to the BMI ... Read more
Spark Friends
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      3 comments

Friends are so important to me and my weight loss journey. When I go to the gym with a friend the time goes by so fast that sometimes I don't even realize when it's time to leave. Walking with a friend is so enjoyable and motivating. I think... Read more
Monday, June 29, 2009      0 comments

Since beginning Spark People I initially lost 3 lbs. Maybe I'm expecting too much but for the last 2 weeks the scale is stuck on the same number! I'm struggling with keeping my calories below the suggested amount of 1,600 so that 's probably p... Read more
Friday, June 26, 2009      1 comments

I am so depressed after looking at recent pictures of myself! I don't look like I've lost 30lbs. Uggggh!... Read more
Pride goes before a fall!
Saturday, June 06, 2009      3 comments

It's kind of odd but everytime I lose a few pounds my compulsion to overeat starts attacking me big time! I think okay I can relax now and not count every calorie and then before I know it I'm snacking and overeating. Can anyone else relate t... Read more
Inspiration for today
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      2 comments

A quote from my inspirational reading today that I wanted to share: "The strength of man consists in finding out the way in which God is going and going in that way too." Henry Ward Beecher ... Read more
I just want to be me!
Tuesday, June 02, 2009      3 comments

I'm finally realizing that by not saying no I am not being "me." I want to start being good to myself and say no to the cravings that are bad for me. It is hard to do and sometimes I want to give up but I know that in order to be me I can't be... Read more