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First Goal Reached!
Friday, July 10, 2009      5 comments

I finally got to my first goal. I have been stuck at the same weight for several weeks. OK if I am honest I have been stuck at the same weight and an additional 5 pounds or so since I became active in Spark People in February. I have been wo... Read more
To get what we've never had...
Thursday, July 09, 2009      4 comments

"To get what we've never had we must do what we've never done." This quote was in the inspirational movie linked below. www.212movie.com I found the like posted by a spark member. I have been thinking about it since. ... Read more
One thing at a time will get me to success.
Thursday, July 09, 2009      1 comments

I have managed to get through my first 4 days of no sugar. I am amazed I have done very well considering I have not gotten rid of all the foods that are out for me. I am taking it one step at a time. I had considered getting rid of suga... Read more
Managed Day 2
Tuesday, July 07, 2009      2 comments

Wow I got through day two. No sweets. There are still cookies here. I was even offered candy from one of my kids. I did not even drink a sip of soda offered by one of my children. Usually we don't have this stuff around. But, when we... Read more
Day One Success!
Monday, July 06, 2009      4 comments

I set the goal to eat no sugar from the first Sunday of July to the first Sunday in August. I did very well the first day. Despite the piles of cookies left over from 4th of July. I did not eat one. I did eat one piece of Teriyaki Chick... Read more
Deprivation and thoughts
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      4 comments

I am planning to give up sugar for one month. I know I could give it up for longer but for right now that sounds doable. From the first Sunday in July to the first Sunday in August. I have been considering this for months. I have not b... Read more
Stagnation or Change
Friday, June 26, 2009      2 comments

Have you ever gotten to the end of the day and realized all that you could have done and that you did not do it. I really can get uncomfortable about change. But, at the same time if I get to the end of the year or the end of the summer an... Read more
Mindful progress
Wednesday, June 24, 2009      1 comments

I have been bouncing around the same 8 pounds since I joined SP. I would get down to my current weight and stay for a bit and then go back up. Meanwhile I get kind of depressed about how far I have to go. I started with a goal to lose 132. On... Read more
Making a new choice
Thursday, June 11, 2009      3 comments

Last night I had to go and sleep at the sleep study center so that my son could have a sleep test. It was kind of a crazy day yesterday as summer is with a bunch of kids coming and going. So dinner was a roast beef sandwich. I was not as hung... Read more
Didn't make it!
Friday, June 05, 2009      6 comments

I did not get the food log done. I started several days strong. I have been busy and did not get the information put into the computer in the evening. I will keep working towards it. Good news is I fit into some pants that stopped fitting... Read more
Public announcement for me.
Sunday, May 31, 2009      8 comments

I decided I will post here that for this week I will write down every bite that I eat. I did not start that this morning. But, I will do it from right now until next Sunday. For some reason I have trouble stringing the entire day together muc... Read more
Without my trials I would be someone else.
Saturday, May 30, 2009      2 comments

I have been very contemplative recently. #2 son just graduated last night. I see the hope for the future and remember how I felt. I spent some time thinking about the last 25 years since I "walked". I was thinking I could have lost wei... Read more
For Today
Wednesday, May 27, 2009      1 comments

Today I will eat will intention. Today I will be accountable for what I eat. Today I will track what I eat on paper and on SP. Today I will pay attention to my food when I am eating. Today I will enjoy my food, my surroundings and compan... Read more
Bad Start but, I am pleased with the middle. I hope I can end well
Tuesday, May 26, 2009      3 comments

I wrote about "eating with intention" I even intended to do it. I started paying attention to my food. Yesterday was kind of a relaxed day around here. I got up fully intending to log my food and eat well today. I know what that means... Read more
Eat with intention
Saturday, May 23, 2009      4 comments

I can make good choices. I am telling myself that. But, I was thinking today that each and every bite that goes into my mouth needs to be intentional and on purpose. I miss food being just food. But, it is not that any more. I want to be he... Read more

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