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A Year of Loving Myself
Sunday, February 24, 2019      8 comments

I read CARRILU's featured blog today. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=6569665 The theme of her year is "Loving Myself." This is a portion of her blog: "Once upon a time, I was s... Read more
Boulder on my Path
Thursday, February 21, 2019      11 comments

I was zipping along since New Year's Day. Feeling good because I'm going to be one of those people that keep my resolutions. Then I caught the flu. Fever, fatigue, aches, pains, coughing... feeling miserable. Even my favorite tea didn't... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Look How Far I've Come
Sunday, February 10, 2019      121 comments

I started SparkPeople again on January 1st to try and lose weight. I had given up for almost a year. After going up two jean sizes, I decided ... enough is enough! My old weekend habit was to eat McDonald's sausage egg McMuffin, hash bro... Read more
Jokes on Me
Monday, February 04, 2019      16 comments

I got up a half hour before my alarm rang to exercise! It was a hard decision between sleep and exercise. I only had 5 1/2 hours sleep, but if... Read more
Blame It On The Vegetables
Friday, February 01, 2019      8 comments

I found my "will" to try again! I lost 12 pounds in January! My biggest change was making sure to eat 5 servings of fruits and vegetables every day. I made small changes, instead of trying to change everything at once, so I wouldn't be ... Read more
Bump in the Road
Thursday, January 10, 2019      11 comments

Hit a bump in the road, but didn't go totally off course. DH is sick and I needed to stop at the grocery store on my way home to buy saltine crackers. In order to get to the grocery store, I had to pass my favorite sub shop and Culver's (with ... Read more
Weekend Wonder
Monday, January 07, 2019      8 comments

How'd the weekend go? Hmmm, well... 1. Ate breakfast at home instead of my usual visit to McDonald's. 2. Took my aunt out for lunch and had 1/2 sandwich and chicken soup. 3. Tried a new recipe for supper on Sunday. 4. Was ab... Read more
Short-Lived Resolution
Saturday, January 05, 2019      10 comments

I've been gone from SparkPeople for a long time. Eating wildly to my heart's content. I set January 1st as my return date. I made a plan. It sounded so doable. I was stoked. I was eager to start. I was going to follow this plan and lo... Read more
Inspired by Jules
Thursday, January 03, 2019      7 comments

What Can I Do Today? Hopes and Dreams. See it and Be it. Jules reminded me of the power and inspiration by making a Vision Collage. This is a link to Jules' Blog: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Not Quite Enough
Wednesday, August 15, 2018      12 comments

I did enough to "maintain" but not enough to "lose." As the saying goes, can't change the past. I'm leaving for a 4 day camping trip with my sisters. Just got back from a 3 day trip with my girlfriends. Love this active life, but it is m... Read more
Go Figure
Tuesday, August 14, 2018      9 comments

I went away for a three day weekend with my girlfriends. I found a way to squeeze in some exercise every day. When they showed me the college campus, there was a beautiful wooded trail with stairs. We got out and climbed them. I watched ... Read more
High Hopes
Friday, August 10, 2018      9 comments

I had my high hopes dashed today. I had a very good week. Measured and tracked all my food. Seven days of staying within my calorie range. Ate more fruits and vegetables. Cooked at home more. Exercised every day. Stayed away from alcohol ... Read more
When A Plan Comes Together
Wednesday, August 08, 2018      15 comments

I had a plan and followed through. I feel so good about my decisions and commitment. I went out to dinner with two girlfriends. They ordered alcoholic drinks and I ordered water with lemon. I ordered a philly steak sandwich with fries.... Read more
Just A Little Bit
Tuesday, August 07, 2018      12 comments

I love an evening snack. My latest craving is for Lay's Sea Salt Poppables. I can eat 30 pieces for 150 calories and 8 g. fat, 220 mg. sodium,... Read more
The Sleep Connection
Thursday, August 02, 2018      8 comments

Monday night - I slept on the couch and woke up frequently. In the morning, I really had to convince myself to exercise. Tuesday night - I slept on the couch and woke up frequently. This time, I skipped exercising and tracking my food. ... Read more

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