NJMATTICE
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Danger Zone!
Thursday, September 13, 2007      2 comments

This morning has been an interesting morning. There are some new ideas swimming around in my head and they haven't really congealed, but that's okay. The thoughts have given me a direction to move toward. Yesterday was a day of frenetic energ... Read more
Lights, camera, ACTION!
Wednesday, September 12, 2007      3 comments

So it's Spark Day here in Texas. I have decided to devote some extra time to browsing and chatting. I must be honest with you. I am avoiding an unpleasant task. I need to sort tents, I mean clothing But I have programmed that in and it will b... Read more
Mail's Here!
Tuesday, September 11, 2007      3 comments

Mail just came. Ooh! The Catherine's Plus Size Catalogue is here! (ouch) The cover featured a very lovely matronly pant suit in the traditional Fall beige. I'm all hot to trot to get that one. Okay. . .I will deal with the feelings brought on b... Read more
Sweet Success!
Monday, September 10, 2007      3 comments

The other day Fat Girl and Thin Girl were ganging up on me. You see, I have been having this oatmeal problem. Every morning when I would make my quick oats in the microwave they would inevitably wind up slopping over the bowl in a mushy puddle... Read more
Panning for gold
Sunday, September 09, 2007      3 comments

Here's a "nugget" of thought that occurred to me: (here comes the Andy Rooney voice) "Does it bother you when people say to you, 'You look good!' ?" I have never been comfortable with that remark. Never have known how to reply. If I detect a no... Read more
My choice
Saturday, September 08, 2007      2 comments

Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. That's the story of my 52 years so far. The same old tune that I have never cared for in the first place. "I'm Making A New Start!" "I Have Renewed Purpose!" I would say those... Read more
Look at all the pretty flowers!
Friday, September 07, 2007      3 comments

The Bouquet of people that I have encountered in my SparkPeople experience thus far is SO fragrant and SO full of vibrant and beautiful colors. I consider myself one lucky gal! It is hard to keep a disciplined approach to my plan. But I have t... Read more
Welcome Healthy Girl!
Thursday, September 06, 2007      2 comments

Don't you just hate when the alarm goes off in the middle of a dream? Shoot, there goes my REM sleep! Now I have a spare excuse to be crabby. Whoopee! Like a "get out of Jail FREE" card. (I collect excuses, one of my hobbies that I neglected to ... Read more
Nike Time!
Wednesday, September 05, 2007      1 comments

Today is a NIKE(swoosh) day. . . JUST DO IT! I'm trying to think. . .which came first. . .JUST SAY NO (to drugs) or JUST DO IT (nike). Either or. Works the same. The fact is that I have responsibilities and I don't FEEL like being responsible... Read more
Eat that darn cookie!
Tuesday, September 04, 2007      2 comments

Weigh-in this a.m. Down 2 pounds. This past week has been a focus on correct nutrition. Not deprivation. Not starvation. Not punishment for past deeds. Food as fuel. Nothing more. Not love. Not entertainment. Not reward. I follow the meal p... Read more
Theme Song
Sunday, September 02, 2007      1 comments

So this morning as I'm doing my chores, I started singing. "She'll Be Coming Around the Mountain" in my head. Hmm. . kind of how I view my new healthier version of Nancy. I envision her coming around the mountain "when she comes" The interi... Read more
Saturday's efforts and epiphanies
Sunday, September 02, 2007      0 comments

I have made a concerted effort in my Phase 2 program to make absolutely sure that my food totals are within the suggested levels in all categories. This evening I was on target with the carbohydrates but low in the fat and protein levels. And I... Read more
Just doing my work.
Friday, August 31, 2007      1 comments

This morning I was thinking about things that make me eat poorly. The connection between my mental/spiritual well being and my food intake. How poor self worth contributes to the cycle of mistreating my body with bad food choices. So the focu... Read more
Belly Business
Thursday, August 30, 2007      2 comments

Last night I posted a question on the "fitness expert" page. What do you do about "stomach muscle separation"? Well, a nice young SparkPerson replied with two links to websites that were most helpful. This young woman said that crunches will ... Read more
Pink Clouds
Wednesday, August 29, 2007      1 comments

My mind is overactive today. I'm feeling "dangerous". These pink clouds are pretty. If you have never heard the term, pink clouds are the euphoria you feel at the beginning of your "wonderful new life" of controlling your addiction rather th... Read more

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