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It took me a while to understand...
Wednesday, August 27, 2008      11 comments

I really didn't understand lifestyle changes until I came to Spark. There were many times in the past that I would lose weight. I would exercise at gyms, I would go to Weight Watcher meetings....I really did all the right things...for awhile. ... Read more
Attitude
Thursday, August 21, 2008      5 comments

My attitude is getting better. The exercise, the healthy foods and all the water...it certainly is making in a difference in how I feel about myself. I mentioned to my therapist the other day how I am exercising even more now. She told me to jou... Read more
Another pound lost
Tuesday, August 12, 2008      7 comments

Okay, so I joined the challenges last week and was quite excited to lose one pound. At this time I am still down. But it seems as though this week it is one thing after another. This week is my granddaughter's birthday and we will be having cak... Read more
Challenges
Monday, August 04, 2008      10 comments

Okay, I have hit a plateau and I have been sitting there for months!!! I keep exercising, most days I am eating within my calorie range and okay, I am really trying to drink all of my water (don't do it everyday though). So I have decided for t... Read more
Since I joined SP
Friday, July 25, 2008      9 comments

I have seen many changes in my body since I joined SP - -I can get on the floor and play with my grandchild without getting sore and I do have flexability. -I am less fatigued because of my exercise. -I don't crave sweets everyday. If I... Read more
Good days
Wednesday, July 16, 2008      6 comments

Yesterday my youngest daughter and I tried a new exercise tape, The Biggest Loser. What great exercise because you see people working out that look like REAL people and not slim models....when I work out I want to look at people on tape that are... Read more
So excited
Saturday, July 12, 2008      6 comments

Okay, I just returned from vacation and did not gain any weight. Okay, I was only gone for four days. But still...I did exercise by walking everyday for at least 30 minutes. I drank mostly water. I ate a lot of veggies and fruits. I did not ove... Read more
Stuck but still trying....
Saturday, June 28, 2008      4 comments

Well, I have been exercising most everyday and most days I stay within my calorie range. I have not been seeing the scale go down. I do take a lot of medication for various medical problems which probably means it will take longer. But even thou... Read more
I am making progress
Sunday, June 22, 2008      5 comments

While sitting here today I have noticed something. I started therapy in March for issues I should have addressed some time ago. I had not really noticed much improvement but today I realized one issue that I had rarely addressed. Anger that I ha... Read more
Challenges
Tuesday, June 03, 2008      4 comments

I have really enjoyed the team challenges. I have not had difficulty with exercising since I enjoy it. However, consuming a lot of vegetables or fruit has been more of a problem for me in the past. It is great to have a goal on one of my teams o... Read more
Okay, I finally did it
Wednesday, March 12, 2008      4 comments

I finally went to see a professional today to find out why I am so depressed ? I am ONLY 52 and just now getting the courage up to try to make myself feel better. And I feel a little better speaking with someone who REALLY understands. I will be... Read more
Making progress
Saturday, January 12, 2008      6 comments

Woohoo! Glad that the holidays are over and life is back to normal. I feel more confident this January than I did 12 months ago. Just being in control of my eating and exercising has made a huge difference in the way I feel about myself. Sure,... Read more
Acceptance
Thursday, December 13, 2007      3 comments

As I read the posts, it is so amazing that none of us have ever met in person. Yet we get to know one another so well as we read the events of each other's lives. When we meet one another on the street, we size each other up by appearance, ethn... Read more
Thanksgiving Holidays
Saturday, November 24, 2007      4 comments

I find that I have been able to be keep an eye on my food intake now that I am journaling my food everyday. Although the holidays were here, I ate a lot but not as much as I normally would have....I had relatives in for dinner all weekend and w... Read more

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