ETWBOK's Blogs

I'm back at it!
Tuesday, August 18, 2015      8 comments

I lost just about 25 pounds the last time and it's all back. It's been back for a couple of years, or most of it, and I am tired of it! What really has motivated me is my heath. I have now developed osteoarthritis. I have acid reflux and I am ... Read more
Why is it so quick to put on,so slow to come off?
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      2 comments

I have been Sparking for 2 years now. (Time flies!) I have had spurts of being very faithful tracking and exercising and staying in my range of calories. I have had others where I didn't track at all. In fact, I had a long period of time during ... Read more
I dread the holidays-and it's not due to food
Sunday, November 21, 2010      4 comments

Holidays are awful for me. I know that many people struggle with this too. I used to love the holidays. From Halloween onward, I was in my element. I decorated like mad, cooked and baked and shared my goodies, had parties, went to parties, thou... Read more
The day
Friday, April 23, 2010      1 comments

Well, the time has come. Tomorrow night we are going to a wedding I have worked hard to fit into my size 8 dress I hate admitting my vanity is my motivation. Is that bad? Sorta silly how we put such stress on ourselves really. How... Read more
C25K-W1D2(is that the right way to type it?)
Thursday, April 01, 2010      5 comments

Well, I made it through Day 2 of Week 1. emoticon I burned 426 calories according to my HRM. And I know I am not ev... Read more
Don't Procrastinate! Get up now and do it!
Monday, March 29, 2010      3 comments

Well, I am so proud of myself! Thanks to Spark Friends encouragement and examples, I finally moved from my comfy couch to my treadmill (and I didn't just sit on it) and I worked out! I don't know why my brain didn't remember how good I fe... Read more
Green Tea and weight loss
Friday, March 19, 2010      6 comments

Does anyone have any personal experience with the claims regarding green tea and weight loss? I am not looking for gimmicks because I know there is no quick fix solution. I know it's eat less and move more but I do know that things like what you... Read more
An Irish Blessing For You!
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      2 comments

May love and laughter light your days, emoticon and warm your heart and home. May good and faithful friends be y... Read more
Huge food recall
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      1 comments

I had one of the items listed in my freezer! Crap food anyway so I was happy to toss it! Read about it here!
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Friends b-day party-I'm afraid to go!
Friday, March 12, 2010      6 comments

My friend is having a surprise birthday party for her husband tomorrow night and I don't want to go because I don't trust myself! This friend and her hubby are true food connoisseurs. They both cook fantastically and they both love food. The ... Read more
Best Birthday Ever!(And it's not even over!)
Monday, March 08, 2010      3 comments

Yep, another year has gone by (I wish they would slow down) and it's my birthday! I started thinking about this last night and decided to give myself a gift. I GOT OFF MY LAZY UNMOTIVATED BUM AND WORKED OUT THIS MORNING! YIPPEE! Ok, I feel s... Read more
Sodium-it's everywhere!
Sunday, March 07, 2010      1 comments

I am having a hard time staying under my sodium limit. I think it's going to be another area to retrain myself! I can spew off calories and fat grams in a hundred foods, but I don't have a clue as to sodium levels. I wonder if it matter... Read more
Green Monsters! I just had my first one!
Saturday, March 06, 2010      1 comments

I am sure I am far behind in learning about these, but I just blended my first one up this morning! WOW! To think of all the nutrition I am getting, a filling breakfast or a great mid morning (or anytime!) snack, and quick and delicious! ... Read more
Do you give up alcohol?
Friday, March 05, 2010      8 comments

Yesterday I felt really "thin" all day. My jeans are getting looser and the muffin top is almost gone! Yay! My stomach is feeling flatter too. I didn't feel like the Michelin tire man standing next to my size 2 daughter. Well, I started... Read more
UGH! Packing my snacks for JURY DUTY!
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      2 comments

Ok, I know I should be proud for doing my civic duty...BUT....I don't want to! However, I am. (I am 50 years old and never done this before!) So I could use this as an excuse to eat and eat junk. You know...emotional pity party eating. I won... Read more

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