SP Premium



Half Marathon? Me?
Sunday, November 05, 2017      1 comments

Goodness! I didn't realise how long it's been since I was on here. I'm in Oxford, England now, working on a PhD. Jogging has become my favourite exercise. I ran a half marathon for charity last week. I began jogging a few years back, but w... Read more
Prednisone and Weight Loss
Thursday, June 28, 2012      2 comments

About a month ago I was in a car accident and was given a course of Prednisone. I have been reasonably good with my food and fitness given the circumstances. (I couldn't cook for 3 weeks and had to rely on the generosity of my church family)... Read more
Same Road Again
Saturday, June 16, 2012      0 comments

I jut can't seem to stay on track. I haven't lost any weight in about 6 weeks. I had a big birthday party, lots of visitors and a bad car accident, but still. I just need a kick in the pants. I ask myself what is the payoff for my current b... Read more
Kind of Down on Myself
Monday, May 21, 2012      0 comments

I really wanted to be at my goal this week, but I didn't make it. Of course the fault is mine. 1. I ate things that I shouldn't. 2.I allowed myself to watch telly when I could have taken a walk. 3. I let people talk me into eating thing... Read more
Is Party Pigging Out Really Optional?
Thursday, May 10, 2012      0 comments

It really is a struggle for me to go to occasions where food is served. Eating at a restaurant is somewhat manageable. But the happy grazing that goes on while schmoozing really is so hard for me. The canap├ęs and other delights just catch the... Read more
Dinner Time With Guests
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      1 comments

I love entertaining, I truly find it entertains me and hopefully my guests too. My job involves a lot of events that involve food. I rushed home from the school run started dinner and rushed out to a 2 hour meeting and forgot to tell my daught... Read more
I Need Some Good News
Monday, May 07, 2012      3 comments

I wish my weekend had not been so busy. Food planning went awry. I didn't think I ate much but the scales tell me differently. I hope someone out there is making better weekend choices than me! ... Read more
Need Some Encouragement
Sunday, April 11, 2010      10 comments

Went to a developing country for 2 weeks worked 16 hours day. GAINED WEIGHT Went straight from airport to overnight campsite. Froze all night, ate junk. Went home next morning, showered and went straight to work. Ate too much to stop mys... Read more
Goodbye Blah Hello Sparkle
Friday, February 05, 2010      0 comments

Got back to the gym after 2 days of being stuck in bed. For a while it felt kind of luxurious just lying in bed, especially when the pain subsided for an hour or so, but then I saw this programme on the telly. It was on a daytime show I don't ... Read more
Just Feeling Blah!
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      4 comments

Didn't get to work out today as I have been feeling poorly. Ate 3 cups popcorn whcih took me over my limit. I know it's less than 100 calories, but it just added to the general blah.... Read more
Thursday, January 21, 2010      1 comments

I thought I would be so happy that my husband wants to eat healthy and lose his extra weight. He started at the gym last Nov. He just joined SP but now I have to keep track of his stuff as well. I am trying to be an encouraging wife and frien... Read more
Scales Are Gone and I See the Light!
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      3 comments

The number 1 way I have measured my weight is the scales. Even when I was not actively working on my health and weight I would get on the scales every day. Depending on the fraction of change I would either spend the day, trying to eat a litt... Read more
Feeling Sparkly
Thursday, January 07, 2010      2 comments

Well how often do you get this far into the year and still feel like it's a BRAND NEW YEAR and life is SO GOOD? I don't keep regular office hours so today was my first day back with all the other office staff around. They hadn't seen me since... Read more
Asian Flat Butt Problem
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      3 comments

Not that I want to look a gift horse in the er... mouth, but I have a slight dilemma. I am of Indian (Not Native American) background and my butt has all but (!) disappeared, I am pretty much down to my goal, giving myself an extra 5lb for... Read more
And Now What?
Friday, January 01, 2010      3 comments

Today is a scary day. Every year we promise ourselves that this will be the year we reach our weight loss goals. Most years we fail and so repeat the same promise next Monday, next 1st of the month or New Year's Day. In a lot of ways it stops... Read more

1 2 3 Last Page »