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What am I still learning day to day with Spark...
Monday, January 19, 2009      9 comments

When I look back to the time I first started with Spark People, I was less self confident than I am now. I really haven't reached my weight goal. I have, however, lost inches... Read more
Self Talk
Thursday, January 15, 2009      11 comments

I have always had a depressive personality. I am easily influenced by things that happen around me. If I hear a depressing story on the news, chances are I will become depres... Read more
The Beginning of A New Year
Sunday, January 04, 2009      4 comments

January can be a depressing month. After all, all of the holidays we anticipated are now over. Or it can be looked at as a new beginning. I am going to think of this as a new... Read more
Doing Fine in 2009
Saturday, December 27, 2008      5 comments

In 2009 I am going to make some goals. I will not say that they are resolutions. I believe that these goals will be easy to attain. I am going to make realistic goals and ... Read more
Staying fit over the holidays
Sunday, December 14, 2008      4 comments

I read somewhere that it is best to increase your exercise at least 10 minutes per day as the days approach to a holiday. That is something I must do. I do not PLAN to overea... Read more
Setting a schedule for exercise
Thursday, December 04, 2008      6 comments

I normally try to include some type of exercise most days of the week. It may be strength exercises. There are times that I am on the computer and just decide to exercise and add the exercise right away....the treadmill is one of the staples in ... Read more
Doing a bit better...but, babysteps...
Saturday, November 29, 2008      8 comments

I am getting back on track with my eating plan and exercise. I find that I need to get my emotions together and then I can start focusing on getting back in gear. I am a very emotional person. When problems come I get side tracked. Okay, now I a... Read more
Ate too much on vacation!!
Saturday, November 22, 2008      9 comments

Had a great trip to Florida. Arrived home yesterday and stepped on the scale today...OUCH! I gained weight. Okay, I did eat a lot of bread, drank beer and mixed drinks...what... Read more
A good day - except for a binge
Sunday, November 09, 2008      9 comments

It was a nice quiet day. It has turned cold which means it is always nice to have a fire in the fireplace to watch and relax. It seems as though what was a relaxing day for m... Read more
Trick or Treat
Saturday, November 01, 2008      10 comments

Well, Halloween has come and gone. Fortunately, I have gotten back to the exercise routine. The bad thing is that I bought 3 bags of candy last night and all the kids around here must have had OTHER PLANS. I ended up only having 7 kids come to ... Read more
Fell off the exercise wagon
Saturday, October 25, 2008      6 comments

For some reason, my habit of exercising has gotten to be more of a chore. I have joined some groups that hold me accountable daily to record my exercise. I have enjoyed exercise for the past few years and now it has gotten to be something I make... Read more
Nice weather
Saturday, October 18, 2008      3 comments

I love the autumn days when I can sit outside with my cat and sometimes my dog, when she will cooperate, and just relax. The weather has turned so crisp and the skies are so blue. I can now give up the indoor exercise I did in the air conditione... Read more
Still moody
Saturday, October 11, 2008      6 comments

This week I have been eating well. I have exercised and really watching my calorie intake. Fortunately, this week husband is also trying to watch his calories. When this happens it makes it easier for me. He is not bringing junk food in the ho... Read more
Moods
Saturday, October 04, 2008      7 comments

It is strange how a mood can change your behavior. All week I was doing well with not craving food that I knew would be full of calories. Wednesday a friend ,who was 54, died of breast cancer. Friday was her funeral. Friday was also the day that... Read more
Mini Vacation
Friday, September 26, 2008      7 comments

This week I took a four day trip. I was able to stay on track and not gain weight. I decided to wear a pedometer and will be able to add my exercise to the fitness tracker. I walked 2.6 miles two days. One day I walked 1.5 miles. Between doing t... Read more

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