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Progress (or lack of) update
Friday, August 21, 2020      2 comments

I am in a contest for work that started this week. It's like a team competition and it tracks our exercise as a team and ranks us against other teams. I have definitely increased my exercise and steps due to this contest. I am very frustr... Read more
Quit smoking, tips to myself
Monday, March 30, 2020      7 comments

My reasons to quit: Better cleanings at the dentist Not taking time out to go outside Saving money Clothes smelling better Best thing I can do for my health Not having health care providers nag me Avoiding extra tests after my p... Read more
Reason reminders
Thursday, March 05, 2020      1 comments

I've been thinking about the lack of motivation I had, and the sporadic motivation I've had over the last few months. I did well when I had a solid reason behind my reason to lose weight and I know that it really helps when the motivation drops... Read more
Sparkcoach for today: Get a mantra
Saturday, April 28, 2018      8 comments

This is the mantra I used when I was first successful at losing and I think it's a good one to remind me about being intentional about eating: Every bite counts, so count every bite.... Read more
Exercise motivation
Wednesday, January 31, 2018      4 comments

I have not been motivated to exercise at all lately, so I'm putting this in a blog so I will remember it! ... Read more
Get back to it, my clothes aren't fitting!
Monday, January 01, 2018      3 comments

I have been struggling to find a permanent job and hating the job and commute where I have been consulting for over a year. A few months ago I had a point where I couldn't really find the energy to do anything but go to work and then come home ... Read more
Why am I not tracking?
Monday, September 25, 2017      2 comments

No motivation! Well, I do have some motivation, but not enough to do everything it takes to get thinner and healthier. I haven't been logging in because I keep saying to myself "I don't care anymore". But the truth is I do care. I am not at ... Read more
No more yoga?
Wednesday, June 07, 2017      5 comments

My yoga studio closed. The couple who opened the studio are facing difficulties in the form of cancer treatments, and can't handle everything a new business requires. Our class packages are going to be honored by another yoga studio which show... Read more
Updating my goals
Friday, May 26, 2017      3 comments

I have been on SparkPeople for 5 years now. It's been a recent surprise to realize that the goals I set change over time. I expected that goals set based on my values would stay the same, since my values really don't change. But life happens ... Read more
Challenge to Focus on the Positive
Monday, May 15, 2017      5 comments

The SparkCoach challenge today was to list at least 3 recent accomplishments I am proud of. This is difficult because I'm feeling less than proud because I got laid off last October and haven't been able to get a full time job yet. On th... Read more
SparkCoach advice taken - re-evaluate
Thursday, March 16, 2017      1 comments

I have been visiting my SparkCoach every day and most of the time it's a repeat of something I've already learned over the last few years on SparkPeople. I also joined the Plateau Busting Challenge because I don't seem to be making any progress... Read more
Benefits of packing lunches
Saturday, March 11, 2017      1 comments

My husband packs my lunch everyday. I used to pack lunches but now he's taken over. Anyway, I don't always eat everything, and if it's like pretzels or breakfast bars I will keep them in my desk just in case I get extra hungry another day. I ... Read more
Progress after 30 days of yoga
Monday, February 06, 2017      3 comments

I was very excited after yoga class last week! We were getting ready to do a boat pose (where you lay on your stomach, bend your knees so your feet are trying to reach your behind, and you grab your ankles with your hands). I didn't realize wh... Read more
Spark Summary Averages
Friday, January 27, 2017      1 comments

I just found the Spark Summary Calendar. I love the gold stars! My weight has been holding steady at 184.5 or so. I calculated my calories and I have averaged 1600 a day for the past 5 weeks. Now that I know that, I will shoot for no m... Read more
Yoga continued...
Thursday, January 19, 2017      2 comments

We continue to go to yoga when we can work it into our schedule. We have taken 4 classes so far. Last Friday we tried a Yin Yoga class, which is basically holding different stretching poses for about 5 minutes or so at a time. They were some ... Read more

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