What are you willing to sacrifice by not eating AT LEAST 1200 calories a day?
Saturday, June 30, 2012 8 comments
How the body uses 1200 calories for basic needs: Heart 12% (144 cal) Kidney 12% (144 cal) Liver 23% (276 cal) Brain 23% (276 cal) Skeletal Muscle 30% (360 cal) Total: 1200 This is simply the basic needs ... Read more
Nothing Can Wreck this Feeling...
Friday, May 11, 2012 4 comments
Today the birds are singing. The sun is shining. There's no appointments on the schedule so Evan and I get to spend the day at home..... AND I am OVER halfway to my 112# goal for the year. This morning the scale showed me just a pound ... Read more
The Perfect Lyrics....
Monday, May 07, 2012 0 comments
I have had "don't tell me the sky is the limit, when there's footprints on the moon" as my motivational quote for months. Both for weight loss and raising an autistic son. Today I looked up the quote and found this song---with just about the mos... Read more
Reminder to Self--Stress is BULL~
Sunday, May 06, 2012 3 comments
Stress is not an excuse for bad behavior. Bad behavior is a result of poor choices (yes, choices)--it has nothing to do w/ your 'stress'. Stress doesn't MAKE you shovel junk food into your body. Stress doesn't make you not exercise. This thing y... Read more
The Always Amusing Adventures of HipLess Girl...
Friday, April 27, 2012 5 comments
I am not a hippy girl. In fact, my friends comment OFTEN because I basically don't have any. This hipless girl was out and about yesterday and determined not to buy a lot of clothes while losing weight. Well my jeans have become a bit of an issu... Read more
When Will You Be Uncomfortable Enough to Change?
Saturday, April 14, 2012 4 comments
I came across this quote this morning. I love it... “The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfor... Read more
I Am Responsible for Me
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 2 comments
Iam responsible for my happiness. It is a choice to let someone or something rob me of it. I am responsible for my habits and the amount of effort I put forth to start healthy ones and do away with those that are not. If something is... Read more
Chunky Apple Cinnamon Muffins Recipe
Saturday, April 07, 2012 4 comments
My daughter, Riley Kate loves to bake. I bought the Hungry Girl cookbook and Riley Kate altered one of the recipes and made muffins for me. Each muffin has 106 calories and they are to die for. I thought I would share them w/ my Sparkfriends. ... Read more
"Dreams are Goals with Deadlines"
Thursday, April 05, 2012 2 comments
I have always heard that successful people have goals. What are yours? At the beginning of each week or month spend a few minutes and think about what you want and set realistic goals. I write mine down in a private journal and add little smiley... Read more
Friday, February 25, 2011 2 comments
Sometimes I find myself looking to others for approval. I find that I'm often disappointed w/ their lack of enthusiasm and support. I had an ah-ha moment. I shouldn't be looking to anyone else for approval. I should be giving it to myself. ... Read more
What a week...
Sunday, February 13, 2011 3 comments
It's been a long rough week, we are waiting for biopsy results for my brother in law. It doesn't look good--they are pretty sure that he has cancer. He's only 9 years older than me. It's like that proverbial smack in the face to make me want ... Read more
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