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Mexican food revelation!
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      14 comments

Hi all! Had to share my experience with eating out at a Mexican restaurant! So, since being back on SP (just over a month) I haven't been out to eat at our favorite Mexican restaurant. I was "afraid" of the chips and salsa and all of my... Read more
Moved and ate but stayed within my calories!
Monday, July 25, 2016      7 comments

Hi all! Busy time of year for my family as vacation is usually about fixing things around the house, socializing with friends, and going to fun places like festivals and Disneyland! Was able to stay within my points and eat a couple of "... Read more
Lunch with a friend turned out just fine!
Tuesday, July 19, 2016      8 comments

Hi all, Had a lunch date with a friend and I let her pick the restaurant. She wanted to go to a breakfast/lunch place nearby that I was not familiar with. I decided to look up the restaurant website and view their menu before we got there... Read more
Ate over my calories but wow, the changes in my head!
Saturday, July 16, 2016      9 comments

Hi all! Just had my daughter come in visiting from London and yesterday was our wedding anniversary sooooooo, that equaled too many calories and treats for a couple of days. I can feel that my mindset is different than it has been in the past,... Read more
Overwhelmed by the love!!!!
Thursday, July 14, 2016      8 comments

Hi all! Just had to say how amazed I am that my blog was featured on SP and the dozens of people who commented with good wishes, encouragements, and general kindness and love! I've only been back on SP for a little over two weeks and never had... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Lost 3 lbs. but it's more than that!
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      124 comments

Hi all! Just had my weekly weigh in and was down 3 whole pounds!!! I was of course, very happy about the number but I can also say that I am happy for other things, too. I feel in control of my eating, I'm aware of what and especially, how mu... Read more
House stuff getting done = fitness points!
Saturday, July 09, 2016      3 comments

Good Saturday morning, Spark Friends! Outside of house is finished (painting), light fixtures are changed and working, going to get flooring for our hallway today and hopefully have it finished by tomorrow, yard work tomorrow, and will maybe be... Read more
Making better choices when eating out!
Thursday, July 07, 2016      3 comments

Our house is being painted (outside) and we needed becomes scarce besides go to an appointment and get some errands done. Of course, we ended up eating lunch out but it was nice to have a choice from a local food court. I chose, The Habit since... Read more
Feeling full sooner!
Wednesday, July 06, 2016      6 comments

So, I just noticed when eating lunch out with my family, that I felt full after eating half of my lunch! I was aware of how full I was getting and stopped before I got over full. Got a To Go container and a bag and took the left overs with me.... Read more
Week 1 done and 1 lb. lost!
Tuesday, July 05, 2016      2 comments

Hi all! Knew this weigh in was going to be difficult after yesterday's great food but I still lost 1 lb.! I did track my food yesterday and stayed within my calorie range. Need to get more exercise in but that will be this week's addition to ... Read more
Happy 4th of July!
Monday, July 04, 2016      1 comments

Hi all! Wishing everyone a safe and happy Independence Day celebration! =) Getting my chicken shish kabobs ready for the grill, veggies, fruit, and cold beverages! Weigh in tomorrow and hoping this week of tracking and drinking lots of wat... Read more
Feeling a difference!
Saturday, July 02, 2016      2 comments

Just shy of 1 week back on SparkPeople and feeling my bloating down to just about nothing! =) I had been having a problem with feeling really full but not being full. Hope that makes sense. I've just been tracking and drinking water but not m... Read more
Challenges abound but...
Friday, July 01, 2016      3 comments

So, after 5 days back on Spark People I found that today was more of an eating challenge than I expected. After eating out (chicken taco salad not a burger and fries!) I made sure to track it and didn't realize I'd eaten as many calories as I th... Read more
Back at it after an absence
Thursday, June 30, 2016      2 comments

Back to SparkPeople on Monday of this week after a loooooong time off! Feel better, am more aware of what I eat and how much. Reading labels and looking at portion size is SO important. I know that I need to eat more vegetables so that will be... Read more
2 months in and doing fine
Saturday, December 14, 2013      3 comments

I've been on SP for two months now and feel like my lifestyle is really changing. I have been able to stick with diets/eating programs in the past but not exercise or activity. I feel like it's important this time around and I'm doing my best ... Read more

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