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second shot at getting back on track
Friday, February 03, 2017      12 comments

I has been a good week. I have exercised everyday and got in at least 3 miles of walking. I attended two oa meetings and have done my readings each night. I think I need to carve out a time to do them in the morning but with my very busy sc... Read more
getting back on track
Friday, January 27, 2017      12 comments

I am finding it is so much harder to get back on track after a slip than it was to get started the first time. I was always faithful to my exercising ( I have two dogs that have to be walked several times per day so the steps were easy) but not ... Read more
head hunger
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      15 comments

since joining spark people I have been really trying to sit back and observe my eating and food behaviors. I have come to realize that I eat on cue not from hunger. in fact I rarely give myself time to experience true physical hunger. gra... Read more
Saturday, January 14, 2017      12 comments

I find I can make up a ton of excuses when it comes to my exercise. I am great when it comes to the walking I have two small dogs and also walk for one hour each morning. I read something inspirational and then meditate on it for the walk... Read more
what i have gained from losing
Friday, January 06, 2017      18 comments

while I have lost 105 lbs the biggest success is in my life. I have been able to get off all prescribed medication for diabetes and high blood pressure. still on allergy meds ugh. I do take vit and supplements but it is assure I get every... Read more
all or nothing
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      11 comments

this is something my years of dieting instilled in my brain. you are either on a diet or off one. any little slip made me feel I was a failure and so gave me full permission to go on a bender eating all the wonderful things I had not been able... Read more
my worst enemy
Sunday, September 11, 2016      1 comments

no one blocks my weight loss goals but me. i have a disease when it comes to food. i can not say no. i dont like the taste of healthy foods and love the taste of junk. i am willful and want immediate gratification. i am like that 2 year ... Read more
my challenge
Tuesday, September 06, 2016      9 comments

i am doing great with the physical activity part of spark people walking my 10000 steps per day and have now added strength tapes and some streaching. no problem but my food is a different thing. cant seem to learn to like veggies. i st... Read more
pumping it up
Wednesday, August 31, 2016      4 comments

i have been walking each day and get in at least 10000 steps on 6 days of the week and about 7500 on the 7th. ( sunday so very full of church and family) i have really been lax about strength exercises. i have now organized my exercise equip... Read more
healthy me
Tuesday, August 30, 2016      2 comments

to be in my perfectly healthy place without a scale is scary but i have read that the other ways to track success are actually more accurate. for me this would be the ability to do many of the physical activities i love with out worry ie kay... Read more
all or nothing
Tuesday, August 23, 2016      3 comments

being perfect thinking has been a huge part of my life since childhood. i always felt i had to EARN peoples love or respect so i must be the best at what ever i tried. then at some point i gave up and decided since i never achieved that perfec... Read more