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Note to self: Make time for ME
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      2 comments

I have been absent AGAIN from SP for about a month AND I feel it. The usual reasons: busy-blah blah blah the holidays- i love them but... schedules- lots of travel...MN and all over the state of VA Loudoun county, Charlottesville... Read more
Its October - the Ghosts are out and my old habits are trying to HAUNT me!
Saturday, October 26, 2013      4 comments

emoticon ITS MOVIE NIGHT! OH MY, overflowing bowls of popcorn drenched in gross amounts of butter YES- NO N... Read more
I have a waist again!
Friday, October 25, 2013      5 comments

As I stood in my kitchen this morning, I realized as I put my hand on my hip and then my waist- WAIT A MINUTE - I have a waist, really I felt it I really have a waist again!!! Too excited to explain. Its just one of those moments I wanted to log... Read more
Saturday, October 19, 2013      4 comments

This time I know my efforts will work! I am shedding more than pounds already : My fear to post a picture...I posted a recent picture of myself for my profile pic. My fear to be completely honest with MYSELF- Until 10-8-13 (back on SP)... Read more
Finally posted a picture of myself and its a current one!
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      7 comments

This was nerve racking for me. I love taking pictures BUT I don't like pictures taken of me. Its just too much work- hiding in the background, a forced smile -awkward because I'm trying to hold my stomach in, positioning myself for the most flat... Read more
Back on Spark!
Tuesday, October 08, 2013      6 comments

After a long absence from SP ----- TODAY 10/8/13 I'm back on! Over the past year I have gained and I have lost POUNDS. Luckily, I have lost more than gained but that was only after a scare from my doctor! Earlier this year, I was told that my su... Read more
Wednesday, October 31, 2012      5 comments

fell off the wagon and bumped my head!!! trying to get back on track I weighed on monday and gained 1.2 pounds! the good thing is that i used the scale to snap me back- slowly- so im going back to what works- SPARKPEOPLE - daily trac... Read more
Monday, October 22, 2012      2 comments

Well- this has been an unorganized no-plan weekend. I was happy with my travel day - saturday- I had lunch at subway and to my surprise I did not over indulge at a dinner party. MADE IT!!!! not perfect but made it!!! Sunday was my recoup day f... Read more
Monday, October 15, 2012      5 comments

SPARKPEOPLE WORKS! Im learning, Im tracking foods, Im tracking exercise, Im accountable, Im supported, Im rewarded - in my quest for a healthier me! ... Read more
Sunday, October 14, 2012      4 comments

Feeling the power of SPARKPEOPLE! I did not fail and I did not beat myself up on my day trip yesterday! I FEEL GOOD! It might not have been a completely healthy menu but I made it work and I did not give up! Thanks SparkPeople and... Read more
Saturday, October 13, 2012      2 comments

I travel on a regular basis, mostly day and one (1) over night. BUT STILL it makes it difficult to stay on my routine. I have packed some foods to take along- fruit, protein bar... but I will rely on restaurants "healthier options menus" for my... Read more
Thursday, October 11, 2012      2 comments

It seems the only way for me to grasp this carb-issue is to look at the SP pie chart! I NEED to keep my PIE in balance. Im learning everyday here on SP. The tools that SP make available for for FREE are amazing! It has now registered to me th... Read more
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      2 comments

I feel totally out of control when a carb craving hits me!!! The more I say I should not eat this or that - THE STRONGER THE CRAVING GETS AND THAT MAKES ME WANT IT MORE AND I EAT IT AND THEN SOME!!!! OH MY GOSH-- these munchies are taking me ... Read more
DAY 21 WEEK 3 - SLOW -
Monday, October 08, 2012      2 comments

Struggled last week- Although I recovered before too much damage was done, I still know I could have done better. I am grateful for SP FOOD TRACKER for getting me back on track. Again, I know my snacking is a big issue and I know I snack for a r... Read more
I struggled then I tracked then I recovered!
Thursday, October 04, 2012      3 comments

Yep- tracking is key!! I went on a downward spiral for lunch yesterday. I decided to have TWO (2) lunches and TWO (2) treats. HELP. I do not know why but thanks to tracker and my commitment to be healthier- I RECOVERED!! THANK YOU SP TRACK... Read more

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