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Nutrition tracker
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      4 comments

I find my daily nutrition tracker interesting. I have in the past kept track of what I eat but never really analyzed what I eat. I know not to add a lot of fat for instance and sweets are always a questionable choice. But, if I wanted to e... Read more
Starting to notice
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      2 comments

I'm starting to see a change in my attitude toward food. I've noticed I'm much more careful about what I "use" my calories on. Before SP if I started to eat I finished it even if it wasn't good. Now, I try a bite and if I don't like it I quit... Read more
Things I miss
Sunday, March 11, 2012      5 comments

Today I am going to mention some of the things I miss about being home in the good old USA Toilet paper Soft Kleenex Grocery stores with anything you need My car My friends and family Fast internet American t.v. Restaraunts th... Read more
When in Kazakhstan
Saturday, March 10, 2012      4 comments

Tonight I went to a Kazak party. They had traditional dancing and a mock wedding. The food was horrendous but I tried it all. They had liver pie, rice with garbonzos with liver, a liver stew. Then they had a traditional Kazak meal c... Read more
What I learned from an auction today
Friday, March 09, 2012      3 comments

Today there was an item on an auction site that I wanted very badly. I am a Christmas person and it was a beautifully made reindeer made of wood with brass antlers and hardware attached to a wooden sleigh with brass runners. It was a large pie... Read more
Getting my Pollyanna on!
Thursday, March 08, 2012      4 comments

So, today I woke a little down still. When I started Sparking I opened an email from a fellow Sparker who told me how helpful I was to have commented in length on her blog. I actually seek out people I think need a lift and try to lift their s... Read more
A normal day
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      3 comments

Today was a pretty good day. I'm off tonight so at least my meal is hot and not heated up in a microwave. I chose Chicken Milanese tonight. I sleep through lunch when I am off and only have a snack during my normal working hours. I usual... Read more
Tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      3 comments

So, as usual I ordered two things for dinner. The dinners are so bad here you aren't sure if you will get what you ordered or whether it will be edible. I have eaten so much chicken you can't even imagine. But, the best choice yet again wa... Read more
Feeling Fat
Monday, March 05, 2012      3 comments

I feel fat today even though I am staying ”between the lines” so to speak on my program. I at the right amount and do all I should toward my goal. But, I woke up feeling fat. Why is that? I guess it is going to be another “let’s think about w... Read more
What will it be like to reach goal.
Sunday, March 04, 2012      1 comments

I'm actually the glass half full kind of girl but I was wondering today what it will be like to get to goal. I was reading one of the Spark articles and they were talking about how people think their lives will be transformed. I am usuall... Read more
Food for thought
Sunday, March 04, 2012      1 comments

Have you ever met someone who has never been overweight? I'm not putting them all in the same category. You know them vs us. But, I have noticed that SOME people who have never been overweight don't get those of us who are. I tried runni... Read more
Being Tired
Friday, March 02, 2012      0 comments

I really need to get more sleep. Every time my day off comes around I blow my sleep cycle. I try not to but something always comes up to mess it up. I want to go to the market, or Bob goes to work and kisses me goodbye which is a death sentenc... Read more
Monitoring my moods
Thursday, March 01, 2012      0 comments

So, I am trying to monitor why I eat. I have always thought that I eat for a ton of reasons. I still do. But, it appears the one that is uncontrollable is anxiety. It has happened a couple of times in the past two weeks. I get this undercur... Read more
My new weight loss mascot is a Phoenix
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      2 comments

According to Wikipedia a phoenix is a mythical bird with a colorful plumage and a tail of gold and scarlet (or purple, blue, and green according to some legends. It has a 500 to 1000 year life-cycle, near the end of which it builds itself a nest... Read more
Everything in moderation
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      2 comments

I wish I were home. At home I could be snacking on vegetables more often. For now I have to snack on whatever I can find at breakfast. Since I am overseas I worry about fruit that doesn’t have a skin. So, I have to get bananas, apples and... Read more

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