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  • Nostalgia and Grief

    3/1/2018 6:22:00 PM, by SPICY23

    This morning I threw away my obsolete Spark Activity Tracker. The device itself still works fine which is why it hasn't been disposed of until no... Read more

  • I Want To Be The One

    2/21/2018 6:02:50 PM, by SPICY23

    I Want To Be The One I want to be the one to set goals and work to make them happen. √ I want to be the one among the 5% who keeps going a... Read more

  • Data Crunching

    2/20/2018 8:24:09 PM, by SPICY23

    OK, I'm feeling that 'I knew it was too good to be true' felling as I watch the #s creep back on insidiously. I have not changed anything in my n... Read more

  • Stumped and Then Some

    2/2/2018 6:45:22 PM, by SPICY23

    OK I'm stumped. Stymied. Perplexed. Dumbfounded. I think you would be too. I don't trust the numbers I'm seeing lately. They don't begi... Read more

  • Giving Up and The Broken Promise

    1/24/2018 5:41:40 PM, by SPICY23

    No. I'm NOT giving up. Let's make that clear at the start. But, I think I know why I have in the past, and why so many others do. It has to ... Read more

  • What's So Special in the Fridge?

    1/22/2018 8:49:41 PM, by SPICY23

    I've been getting advice to print out some visuals of my goals and put them on the door of my refrigerator. I've also been seeing new blogs of Sp... Read more

  • Carrots? I wish they worked for me

    1/19/2018 8:51:46 PM, by SPICY23

    I guess I'm just a weird person. I read often about the use of small rewards to spur action, maintain momentum, or provide that extra push of mot... Read more

  • Every day I Learn Something New

    1/15/2018 8:27:57 AM, by SUESCHINCK

    For many years now, I have lost and gained weight on a regular basis. Each new diet started with my goals of losing a great deal of weight and ex... Read more

  • Intentions Create Expectations = Mind Traps

    1/9/2018 4:45:26 PM, by SPICY23

    Whether you set New Years Resolutions or not, setting intentions, committing to any change in your behavior, routine, or life will create expecta... Read more

  • Disabled working hard at losing weight and getting healthy

    1/4/2018 12:50:44 PM, by CLSCUDERI

    January 3rd in a airport cast, have to rest as much as possible. May need surgery in the future, trying other stuff first. Being extra diligent w... Read more

  • Focus on Change

    12/29/2017 5:47:21 PM, by SPICY23

    Review: Saying I want to make progress but failing to take action toward my goals is like having my vehicle up on blocks: I can rev the accelerat... Read more

  • Stress Raising # and Fears

    12/22/2017 5:40:22 PM, by SPICY23

    I have upped my cardio (in hope of taming stress) I have upped my water (in hope of distracting food thoughts) I have employed Plan B ( and C... Read more

  • Cherish Those Light Bulb Moments

    12/15/2017 6:04:33 PM, by SPICY23

    Doy! Someone posted a quote: "If you focus on getting results, nothing changes. If you focus on making changes, you will get results." I hav... Read more

  • Back 2 Basics

    12/1/2017 7:21:40 PM, by SPICY23

    All things considered, there are plenty of good reasons why my weight is up 5# (just in the past 2 weeks) from my >5-year baseline. But that is t... Read more

  • Positive Y's (Wise Whys)

    11/9/2017 3:24:12 PM, by SPICY23

    I am sensing, for myself, that 'whys' that are framed in the positive (what one wants to do in the future) feel better than those framed in the n... Read more

  • Uwungelema

    10/26/2017 7:07:45 PM, by SPICY23

    I am extremely grateful for the wealth of shared wisdom, honesty, and courage I find here. Every time I look for it, I find fine pearls that Spar... Read more

  • Reap What You Sow

    9/25/2017 9:34:04 PM, by SPICY23

    It's harvest time here, all the bounty of nature ripening in glorious color and bountiful fullness. Which means time intensive tasks on top of on... Read more

  • Not sure what to say

    9/2/2017 2:15:02 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I see my life as very boring and I'm now 60 which is not helping and I am so disappointed that I did not reach my target of 11st or less by this ... Read more

  • Collateral Damage

    8/29/2017 8:47:07 PM, by SPICY23

    If you want to remove excess weight, surround yourself with thinner people. This wisdom is well established and supported by sound research. The ... Read more

  • Bountiful Thoughts

    8/28/2017 9:00:12 PM, by SPICY23

    Glass half full or half empty? Dark clouds or silver linings? Roadblocks or opportunities? So much depends on how we look at it, doesn't it? ... Read more

  • Life has been awful

    8/20/2017 12:29:01 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Sorry not been here for a while but life has thrown quite a lot at me recently, we had a 5 day break in W but Michael's mood was not good and he... Read more

  • No Safe Port in this Storm

    8/16/2017 5:28:26 PM, by SPICY23

    One can prepare, practice, and drill in preparation and readiness for many crises and disasters, not to mention for ordinary daily performance as... Read more

  • Thankful for the Hornets

    7/14/2017 5:16:24 PM, by SPICY23

    Thank you all who responded to my recent posts regarding very low carb aka keto eating plans. I received such a wealth of information, reso... Read more

  • I Stepped in a Hornets Nest

    7/12/2017 8:33:38 PM, by SPICY23

    I was just posting (previously) to vent my frustration with the volume of conflicting available information regarding nutrition, metabolism, endo... Read more

  • Mind Boggled and Adrift

    7/11/2017 7:12:31 PM, by SPICY23

    I am an intelligent, well-educated person and I find myself mind-boggled. I have researched, studied, and read many resources regarding nutrition... Read more

  • Investing and Saving for Emergencies and Retirement

    6/30/2017 3:01:11 PM, by SPICY23

    Are you a responsible and prudent person? Dou you take care of business as you should and plan for your future needs? Do you make regular deposit... Read more

  • Weight loss and problems

    6/25/2017 1:48:09 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Hello once again Yes I have lost weight but had thought I would have done better than I have done. Michael was in hospital for 2 days due to a ... Read more

  • Re-Entry

    6/21/2017 7:04:43 PM, by SPICY23

    Time to re-enter routines-ville: an excellent opportunity to question and challenge behaviors and routines I had in place before my journey; afte... Read more

  • Next

    6/20/2017 5:24:24 AM, by HIPPYJONJON

    I met my rheumatologist, and he is great. I didn't really realize what a mess my medical history was until he Was going through it with me. ... Read more

  • Three Victories

    6/13/2017 9:26:03 AM, by HIPPYJONJON

    1. Going to the Doctor for my pain. 2. Losing weight before going to the Ortho Dr. 3. Getting past bilateral hip replacements and going... Read more

  • Old Resolution

    6/2/2017 9:39:59 AM, by HIPPYJONJON

    I learned this resolution statement years ago. I have started saying it again to be more mindful of why I am eating. I am an intelligent... Read more

  • Finding it hard again

    5/28/2017 3:22:00 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I have had some problems recently, they started about 3 weeks ago when pains in Michael's chest got suddenly worse, I knew it was not an heart at... Read more

  • In the running for....

    5/27/2017 8:57:19 PM, by HIPPYJONJON

    I am going to be in the running with all the other brave souls to be the next bionic woman. Confirmation from MRI and my Wonderman surgeon: I... Read more

  • OOT Tomorrow

    5/23/2017 8:58:28 PM, by SPICY23

    I am OOT (Out of Town) tomorrow. This means Plan B for my (morning) cardio, Plan C (Careful now) for meals, Plan D (distraction) for any temptati... Read more

  • Angels

    5/20/2017 10:19:50 AM, by HIPPYJONJON

    I don't know what I would do if it weren't for the "spark-ling" Angels here at Sparkpeople. I have had a rough couple of years, AND joining ... Read more

  • Going Forward

    5/17/2017 7:43:18 AM, by HIPPYJONJON

    Well, my blood test say I have an autoimmune disease. I will be going to see a rheumatologist June 19 to start the hunt for which disease I hav... Read more

  • Forgotten Treasures in the Closet

    5/1/2017 9:13:11 PM, by SPICY23

    Looking back through some prior posts I found this observation: I have been 'noticing' thoughts I have about my meals and food choices and h... Read more

  • Not much this week.

    4/27/2017 12:18:47 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I only 1/2 a pound this which was a bit disappointing but I am sure I will have done OK next time, there is no class next week as he is having a... Read more

  • Appointments and Easter

    4/20/2017 4:02:18 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Well I have had no exercise this week because my main gym and swim days are on Monday and Friday, unfortunately those were the day the gym was cl... Read more

  • Diving for Pearls

    4/20/2017 2:57:36 PM, by SPICY23

    My DH has to do 50 hours of Continuing Education every two years. He often goes to a 'Review' course which covers all the latest and greatest dis... Read more

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