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I do not want to eat a banana
Friday, January 29, 2016      6 comments

It's Friday afternoon with one hour left in my workday. I am hungry. No...I'm experiencing cravings. I've made a cup of tea and attempted to focus on work. Didn't work... I want a chocolate bar. I've gotten up and taken a quick... Read more
Today is a Good Day
Thursday, January 28, 2016      5 comments

A good day has nothing to do with: 1) a number on a scale 2) what I put in my mouth 3) the size of my pants I'm having a good day because today... 1) My husband and I love each other 2) My kids are happy and healthy... Read more
Tuesday, January 26, 2016      0 comments

Today is a day to be thankful for all that I enjoy... My husband - and his steadiness My kids - for their helpfulness My siblings - for their laughter My job - for reminding me I contribute and make a difference That is all for t... Read more
I Don't Blog
Wednesday, January 20, 2016      3 comments

I love reading blogs. I admire people who write things that are funny or inspirational or even simple and straightforward. I think it's cool that people share little bits of themselves with others to keep themselves motivated and to motivate... Read more
Where did that year go?
Friday, October 26, 2012      4 comments

It's been almost a year since I posted a blog on my spark page. It's been a year of ups and downs. I want to make a commitment and stick to it. Losing weight and being healthy is really important to me but I don't seem to stick to my plan... Read more
A wasted week
Monday, November 22, 2010      4 comments

My week was a tough one - for some reason, which I still can't explain, I just had a bad week. No tracking, not as much exercise as usual and poor food choices. I felt really, really lazy. The scale told me the hard truth about my week ... Read more
Diet fatigue
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      3 comments

I'm having a slow week. We've been back from vacation for a week now. It was a very successful vacation. We all had a ton of fun and I exercised and ate well. In fact I was in Disney for 9 days and I lost 1 pound! I didn't feel deprived... Read more
The final 7 days
Monday, October 25, 2010      1 comments

Only 7 more days until vacation!!!! I am so excited. Last night I started packing some clothes and I am happy to report that those size 10 capris that I bought back in the summer and couldn't even button the buttons are in the suitcase read... Read more
The Ups and Downs of the Journey
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      0 comments

I had a great Thanksgiving - after 3 dinners I managed a 2 pound weight loss. There were some sacrifices - but I had a slice of pie and stuffing (my personal fav) and some great cheese and artichoke dip! This week though I've been stru... Read more
Thanksgiving dinner - take three!
Monday, October 11, 2010      1 comments

I've made it through my Thanksgiving dinner weekend. Dinner number three is done. It was at my sister's house and it was fun. Great food and good company made for a great night. I had a dinner plan but got surprised with the most ama... Read more
Thanksgiving day two - another good one
Sunday, October 10, 2010      0 comments

I have made it through my second Thanksgiving dinner. I hosted this one and it was a lot of fun. We had 13 adults and 6 kids! Now my house is clean and I'm enjoying some peace and quiet. I ate pretty well today - I had a plan and pre... Read more
Thanksgiving day one - a good one
Saturday, October 09, 2010      0 comments

I made it through the first day of my Thanksgiving challenges. We traveled to my in-laws for dinner tonight and I'm happy with how it went. I ate in control and within my calorie range today. There were a few crucial items that helped. ... Read more
Three times a charm?
Friday, October 08, 2010      1 comments

Here in Canada, we are starting Thanksgiving weekend. And I am facing my annual setback. Two years in a row I have lost weight coming into Thanksgiving weekend. I felt great, I looked great and was within reach of my goals. But each year ... Read more
I win!
Saturday, October 02, 2010      1 comments

Chips, pizza, veggies & dip, rice krispie squares, chocolate cake, ice cream and mini-chocolate bars. It was all in my house today. It was the makings of a great birthday party for a 7 year old boy and the set up of a diet disaster. I... Read more

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