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Successful day
Saturday, August 10, 2013      9 comments

Have you ever had a day that you FELT like you cheated but didn't? I have wanted to eat all day. I thought about it so much I really thought I did until I tracked all my food. I am under calories for the day by 50. I have been staying at the... Read more
Hot day
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      7 comments

Today I went to town (1 hour drive) to pick up a cabinet for our remodel. I had to do other shopping as well so I ended up spending 5 hours doing the chore. After that I came home and DH was working in the little house. Even thou... Read more
Another loss
Monday, August 05, 2013      8 comments

Well, the end of week 3. I lost 2 more pounds. That makes 12. I'm very happy about my progress. I am paying a lot of attention to what I am eating. I am learning to eat at restaurants and at other people's homes. I want to thank al... Read more
On track
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      7 comments

Still on track despite a not so tasty new recipe! I continue to plan my meals and think ahead. I track all my food and when I get my calories in for the day I quit eating. I have spent all week quilting which has been so nice. DH con... Read more
A good day
Tuesday, July 30, 2013      6 comments

Another good day. Funny how when the mind decides the body follows. 380 days to goal... Read more
A good day
Tuesday, July 30, 2013      4 comments

Another good day. Funny how when the mind decides the body follows. 380 days to goal... Read more
Stayed up too late
Monday, July 29, 2013      12 comments

I guess I stayed up too late. I was tired and had eaten 1200 calories. I made a new recipe and wasn't satisfied with it. I usually don't eat over 1200 but tonight I guess I just needed a treat. I had a 200 calorie treat so I still stayed... Read more
Week 2
Sunday, July 28, 2013      8 comments

Weigh in for week 2 I lost another 3 pounds. I am very happy about it. I remain feeling positive about my approach to losing this time Have a great week everyone 382 days to goal... Read more
Second week
Saturday, July 27, 2013      8 comments

Today ends my second week. I have stayed within calorie range the whole time and never strayed from my program. I mostly stayed at the low end near 1200 calories. I am happy about my progress. We are planning a trip in two year... Read more
I want my 170 calories back!
Friday, July 26, 2013      16 comments

Okay so I know oatmeal is good for me but I have never liked it. I have been reading about Steel Cut oats and was curious. They have 5 grams of fiber per serving and are supposed to be even better for you than regular oats. So, I gave it a sh... Read more
With a little help from my friends
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      9 comments

Today I am very excited. A good Spark Friend is going to join me in my journey. We will be checking with each other often, comparing notes and making sure the other is focusing! We can do this together! 387 days to goal ... Read more
Another good day
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      6 comments

Another good day I seem to be hitting my stride. I just wake up “expecting” to stay on track. The mind is a powerful thing! 388 days to goal! ... Read more
Doing well
Sunday, July 21, 2013      10 comments

Well today was my first weigh in. I know I tend to lose a lot the first week and I didn't disappoint myself. I lost 7 pounds. I am sure much of it is water but it made my day! I stayed as close to 1200 as I could with all the travel and ... Read more
Reflecting on my week
Saturday, July 20, 2013      8 comments

I did two good things this week. I tracked ALL my food and I stayed close to 1200 calories all week. There were times I ate things I would not have done if I had other choices. We travelled a lot this week but I managed to choose well i... Read more
Doing well despite stress
Friday, July 19, 2013      9 comments

I am stressed over family problems but I managed to stay on track again today. I baked a Cajun Style turkey breast and it smelled yummy. Hope you are all doing well I have 391 days till I am supposed to reach my goal according ... Read more

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