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Fresh outlook
Tuesday, May 21, 2019      2 comments

I was in the grocery store reading labels and weighing the pros and cons of every choice it occurred to me that I have really changed my mindset over the last month My cart is filled with low sodium products and whole foods. My blood pressure is... Read more
Thursday, May 16, 2019      3 comments

Well it's back to work tomorrow. I haven't come up with a plan to deal with being exposed to food all day. It's like being a kid in a candy shop. Before I know it I take a bite if this and a bite of that. I also bought smart food popcorn but it'... Read more
Close to goal .
Tuesday, May 14, 2019      2 comments

I am 2 pounds to my first goal. People are beginning to notice the difference. I need to make a decision of my next goal. As long as I'm eating a low sodium diet I will have to eat whole unprocessed foods This week I have already prepped my even... Read more
Learning curve
Friday, May 10, 2019      1 comments

I started sparking again due to health issues. My goal that my doctor set for me was to lose 10 percent of my body weight and start a sodium restricted diet. I was eating two giant vanholten pickles everyday which added up to over 4 grams of sod... Read more
Tuesday, May 07, 2019      2 comments

After a routine check-up my doctor tells me my kidney function is not where it should be and that my blood pressure is too high. She sent me home and told me to restrict my sodium and lose weight and come back to see if my numbers improved. I ob... Read more
Good belly
Monday, April 22, 2019      1 comments

I wanted to try probiotics. There is so many to choose from that I couldn't make a decision.ive made my own yogurt before bit I'm not sure it measures up to the over the counter probiotics. I was wondering if any sparkers had advice on which to ... Read more
Food addiction
Friday, January 12, 2018      5 comments

I had an aha moment. I just realized that I'm here not so much to lose weight but to control my food addiction. I have lost 165 lbs total. I am 6 months into a marital separation. I moved to a different state. Took the first job that I was offer... Read more
Saturday, January 06, 2018      2 comments

Weight loss is all about learning. Learning nutrition fitness and sometimes about yourself. Today I let myself get hungry because I'm cooking a roast and I wanted to save up some extra calories so I can eat more of it. Big mistake. I had to go t... Read more
I work in a restaurant
Friday, January 05, 2018      3 comments

I didn't realize that i had so many visual triggers to food until I worked in a restaurant and the food is free. It's a wonder I haven't gained massive amounts of weight. I think it's time to change my surroundings. I shouldn't subject myself to... Read more
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      4 comments

Dang I really need to buy some vitamins. I just realized I never eat fruits or vegetables ever. I'm almost embarrassed. I looked at a membership at planet fitness but still haven't made a decision.... Read more