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CAREBEAR635's Blogs

Vacation Setbacks
Tuesday, August 19, 2014      5 comments

I haven't written in a bit - just got back from vacation. Had a really good time, but I absolutely hated the way I ate. When you need to follow a budget, when you don't have access to your usual kitchen tools (even though you had a mini kitche... Read more
Things that motivate me
Tuesday, July 22, 2014      5 comments

I am motivated when I write in my journal uplifting things and remind myself of the things I am doing correctly. I am motivated listening to podcasts or reading other's spark pages about their successes. I am motivated when I workout... Read more
Continuing on and Exploring
Sunday, July 20, 2014      1 comments

Over the last week, I decided to review through all of the multiple .pdf files I have on my computer and explore the many cookbooks, etc. I have purchased. I am ashamed of all of the money I have spent on this "adventure". It certainly has bee... Read more
I am quitting the all or nothing attitude
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      8 comments

For the last several months I've been trying to "go paleo". I really set myself up for failure. I was on information overload. I wanted to be perfect. When I couldn't be perfect, I would eat a lot of the wrong foods. The guilt would intensi... Read more
This Adventure
Saturday, June 21, 2014      4 comments

I sure wish I would just stay consistent. I know it boils down to just staying committed, persevering, and doing things day by day. It's not some secret pill or potion or a special diet. It's just a matter of eating well, getting off the proc... Read more
Tuesday, June 10, 2014      2 comments

3 compliments- Critical thinker-research topics and ideas Perseverance-continue to try and improve Kind-try to be kind to others as well as myself. I am feeling so tired this afternoon. But I will persevere! I'm happy with how ... Read more
Saturday, June 07, 2014      7 comments

Ahhhh.....the subject of moderation. Something we hear a lot. It's about moderation. The question - what is it? I'm trying to work on eating much cleaner. I want to do a whole30, yet find that I'm not ready to commit to it. Part of me feel... Read more
Wednesday, June 04, 2014      7 comments

Today I had 2 kolaches and McDonald's for dinner. Talk about a timely message today on Spark Coach about being perfect. Perfect is what? It's a different definition for everyone. All I can say is this - tonight when I got home, I didn't cont... Read more
Here we go!
Monday, June 02, 2014      5 comments

Today was a good day of eating. I'm not sure exactly what I want to blog on here, but I guess it's really just for me. I want to see myself progress. Today I ate really well, and tonight as I go to bed, I'm not craving anything. That's g... Read more
Summer Plan for Progress
Sunday, June 01, 2014      5 comments

Today for Spark Coach I'm to blog about feelings of anxiety,etc. about losing weight. I wouldn't say I feel distress or anxiety, except for the feelings of failure I have for not following through. I know what I need to do - I just don't do it... Read more
some people
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      11 comments

Today I am visiting family. This person, who is not directly related, was espousing how WW was superior to calorie counting. This was after a discussion about making chocolate covered strawberries for mother's day. My contention is this-count... Read more
an extra hour to plan
Saturday, May 24, 2014      5 comments

If I had an extra hour, I would spend it planning my meals. I'm already better at getting exercise in, and know I need to sleep more and just need to be consistent daily with getting to bed on time. I need to spend more time planning meals. When... Read more
Future Goals
Wednesday, May 21, 2014      7 comments

What's my why? Why am I doing this at all? I want to have more energy and enjoy life. It's not so much about the clothes I wear, or how I look. It's all about how I feel. I want to have relief from some of the joint pain I have. I want... Read more
Lemon team
Sunday, May 18, 2014      5 comments

So glad I decided to not quit the Lemon team for the summer challenge! I actually felt some grieving over my decision. Sometimes the best thing you can do for yourself is to keep doing what you need to do and quit just doing it half way.... Read more
at peace with this method
Saturday, May 17, 2014      5 comments

I'm the type of person who needs a method. Hence, my numerous starts and stops with weight watchers. I've never been interested in programs like Jenny Craig, nutrisystem, etc because it isn't real food, it's a packaged food. While it may be real... Read more

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