Question about the Sparkpeople Cookbook
Wednesday, December 07, 2011      5 comments

My question is this. Have any of you ordered the Spark Cookbook? Is it worth it? I have several diet cookbooks, and several WW cookbooks. Keep being tempted with the new Sparkpeople Cookbook. I will confess I am a cookbook fanatic, but trying to... Read more
Waiting for the winter 5% challenge
Sunday, November 20, 2011      5 comments

I have signed up to join the Cats again. I am not sure when the winter challenge begins, but I am working on staying on points in the in-between time. At the beginning of the fall challenge I was at 174. I was away for two weeks and my lo... Read more
Practice Daily Gratitude
Sunday, November 20, 2011      3 comments

"Gratitude is an expression of the heart and it is a powerful and positive emotional energy that can add hope and resilience in your life." from a DailySpark Blog Find something-whether big or small- to genuinely appreciate. Recall a t... Read more
Fall Challenge Assignment #5
Thursday, September 22, 2011      5 comments

Current weight: 174 Target weight: 165 By: November 19 Calories Eaten: 1200 to 1550 Calories Burned: 1300 Weight progress:... Read more
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      5 comments

It is official......I am a CAT!!!! emoticon ... Read more
Fall 5% Challenge
Monday, September 19, 2011      4 comments

Waiting to hear and be invited to join the CATS challenge again. This time it seems I am having some success. I always expect to lose the 5% even though I know I am a slow loser. Have thought several times I should join that team. Joined wei... Read more
Meeting Spark Friends
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday was a beautiful day in more ways than one. The weather was perfect in Chicago. What made it more perfect was the opportunity to meet some long time Spark friends. First of all one of my longest and dearest Spark friends was visiting t... Read more
Finishing the 5% challenge
Sunday, September 04, 2011      2 comments

That is right. There is one more week in the summer 5% challlenge team. I am a member of the CATS team. Since I am using WW as my eating and fitness plan, I am going to do better this week and see the change before the end of the challen... Read more
Today's Health News
Friday, August 26, 2011      4 comments

Health Care workers are turning to alternative/complementary practoces!!!! YEAH!!! This is good news to me. If you haven't read today's article you might want to. It is Health care professionals who are turning to yoga, acupuncture, chiropra... Read more
Assignment #3 Cats Challenge Why I want to lose weight.
Sunday, July 17, 2011      6 comments

Why I want to lose weight goes back to my goals that I set when I started with Spark. I want to lower my BMI into the healthy range and get out of the obese range. I want to create a healthy lifestyle and remain healthy. Currently I am an 8 y... Read more
Commitment to Summer 5% Challenge and CATS team
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      7 comments

I commit to: follow the WW diet and stay OP and within my daily points. exercise a minimum of 30 min a week for 5 days/week to be consistent with my exercise comment on the daily chats blog a minimum of once a week for 6 weeks to ev... Read more
Update on the nutrition tracker
Sunday, June 19, 2011      5 comments

I am doing better about posting my nutrition everyday. Only on occasion do I use the new method of adding foods. I am using the old version especially for my favorites. I sure hope they don't do away with it very soon or I am sunk. I d... Read more
Frustrated with the "new" nutrition tracker!!!
Friday, May 27, 2011      14 comments

I have tried for several weeks now to use the "new" nutrition tracker. This week I have only used it a couple of times this week. I started to use it today and finally realize why I have been balking at using it. IT IS TOO SLOW!!! I have po... Read more
CATS Winter Challenge Day 3
Monday, February 21, 2011      5 comments

Missed logging on yesterday and so missed a day of the challenge. Today found a yoga class at the resort that I could enjoy. Then found another route to the beach which was not as long as the other one. Enjoying the beautiful weather here on... Read more
CATS Winter Challenge Day 1
Saturday, February 19, 2011      7 comments

Boy!!! am I tired tonight for whatever reason. We walked to the beach today and got in at least an hour of walking. I was told it is a 15 -20 min walk to the beach. Wish I knew how many miles it was. I thought I would be in shape from all th... Read more

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