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Back to Basics - Measure your food!
Tuesday, July 22, 2014      4 comments

I have been on SparkPeople for a year now and I have gotten careless in some areas. I decided I should start measuring my food again, just to see how I was doing at eyeballing my portions. I was very surprised with myself! The glass I though... Read more
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Sunday, July 06, 2014      7 comments

Okay, the holiday weekend is over and I indulged in the good food for a few days. Chili dogs and homemade ice cream. I had a turkey dog on a a whole wheat bun and used light cream in the ice cream. Hamburgers on the grill with coleslaw and ba... Read more
Weekend Plans!
Thursday, June 26, 2014      3 comments

We are having a family get-together this weekend. My niece and her family are going to be here. We are planning a light supper on Friday night. They live in Oregon and I haven't seen them in 3 years. Her daughter is just about 5 years old an... Read more
Wedding Fun!
Sunday, June 22, 2014      5 comments

The wedding was beautiful. It was very hot and there was no breeze. We all fanned with paper fans and had ice water to drink. The food was gluten free as the bride and her family have celiac disease all the way back to grandpa. They had cucum... Read more
Weekend Plans
Thursday, June 19, 2014      4 comments

We are going to a wedding Saturday night. It will be an outdoor wedding and I am praying it doesn't rain until after the ceremony! It is going to be hot, but with my weight loss the heat doesn't bother me as much. In the past, I would have de... Read more
My BMI is what?
Tuesday, June 03, 2014      7 comments

So my doctor told me my BMI is 31.5, but it had been 35.5 before this weight loss and exercise. I am still in the obese zone, but it is getting better! I am pretty close to normal. She didn't have to tell me that. I know I am pretty close to... Read more
Some good news!
Saturday, May 31, 2014      9 comments

I went to the Dr. on Friday and their scale showed me at 196.5! My scale weighs me at one pound heavier. I don't like the scale I bought this winter and have been thinking about getting a new one anyway. I will buy a new one soon! I'm enj... Read more
Almost too much!
Wednesday, May 21, 2014      2 comments

Today was almost too much for me, but I got through it. My DH called from work to tell me to get to his mother's house as she was very sick. I had just gotten home from work for lunch and headed to her house without eating. I called 911 and s... Read more
Mid-week Update.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014      2 comments

I have been doing pretty good with my goals this week. I have checked my nutrition tracker and I am getting close to 2 servings of milk a day, more like 1.5 servings. ... Read more
Put It In Writing.
Sunday, April 13, 2014      4 comments

I find that if I put my weekly goals in writing for all to see, I seem to do better at following them! I will exercise daily. I will eat fish 4 to 5 times this week. I will eat chicken & turkey instead of beef. I will eat 3 to 5 ser... Read more
Not the best week.
Friday, April 11, 2014      5 comments

This week was not the best for me. I have been so hungry! I have exercised more and have eaten within my calorie range, but they are not the right foods. I was craving salty snacks and chocolate all week. Tomorrow will be a better day! I... Read more
Way To Go Spark Friends!
Saturday, April 05, 2014      4 comments

I am seeing all of your progress from last month. You are all tracking your fitness and losing pounds! emoticon... Read more
Week going well
Thursday, March 27, 2014      6 comments

Weekly update: I weighed this AM and stayed the same. I have done well with my goals daily. I have added another goal which is to have 2 servings of calcium daily. So far, I haven't gotten that in. I need to have more milk/yogurt. Cheese ... Read more
The scale moved!
Saturday, March 22, 2014      7 comments

Okay, I finally made it to Onederland! Is that a word? Just barely. Whew! The scale moved to 199.5 on Thursday. I guess I have found the things that work for me to get through this plateau. My goals seem to be working and I will stick to i... Read more
New week - Same goals!
Sunday, March 16, 2014      2 comments

I did very well on my goals last week! The scale did not move, but I feel better and my clothes seem a little bigger on me. I ate fish 5x, exercised daily and got in more minutes this week than I usually do. The challenge was eating the fruit... Read more

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