JUST_DEBORAH
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Ready to eat - classify for health, entertainment, or addiction
Thursday, January 25, 2018      0 comments

Some days I need to feel hunger pangs to remember to eat, not too many days, but it happens. Need to eat healthy foods to fuel my body. More often I am eating for social reasons or as a personal treat for entertainment which is acceptable in m... Read more
5 why’s
Monday, January 15, 2018      2 comments

A child will ask why till the adult responding loses patience or the ability to answer. Most of us can relate to a child’s endless query. Did you know there is a process in business analysis called the 5 whys? It is used to evaluate root caus... Read more
The list
Sunday, January 07, 2018      2 comments

The list.... When the day is over there is promise of a new day tomorrow. We can reflect on the good, bad and the what ifs. We can decide if we need to change to make more good, less bad and limit the need for what ifs. The only thing we ca... Read more
Must be a test
Thursday, June 22, 2017      3 comments

So I have been working on keeping to a healthy diet- not too extreme, but benchmarks to keeping me honest with myself, like tracking food and measuring not every time, but often to keep my "eyeing portions" real. My losses were not incredible, ... Read more
Which scale is for everyday
Tuesday, June 20, 2017      3 comments

Got active with Spark People and obsessed with weighing myself daily. This resulted in frustration over ups and downs. The scale I will pull out and require myself to use is the food scale and measuring cups. Pretty certain my eyeing the port... Read more
Which scale is for everyday
Tuesday, June 20, 2017      2 comments

Got active with Spark People and obsessed with weighing myself daily. This resulted in frustration over ups and downs. The scale I will pull out and require myself to use is the food scale and measuring cups. Pretty certain my eyeing the port... Read more
Socializing with exercise
Tuesday, June 06, 2017      4 comments

Walking/hiking, bike riding, spin and piyo I do alone or with my dog. I see walking/hiking buddies and biking groups, but finding people with like interests and abilities has always been a challenge. If lifestyle changes are the solution and I... Read more
Back to gym today
Sunday, March 12, 2017      1 comments

.....about time!... Read more
Getting brighter...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016      4 comments

Winter solstice has passed. Days are no longer getting shorter. Brighter times ahead!... Read more
Feeling bored with the food
Saturday, December 10, 2016      5 comments

Been doing well holding to limited carbs, no alcohol, limited dairy and within calories. Today I felt deprived. Why can't I go to Woody's for pizza? Still on course, but today I had to talk to myself about lifestyle not deprivation. Will add... Read more
Grateful for Spark community
Sunday, December 04, 2016      3 comments

It is comforting to share ups and downs as well as know others share in the trials and tribulations. This time as I work towards a healthy weight, body and mind I want to accept the needed changes to maintain a healthy life. My ups and downs a... Read more
Paleo Diet....moderation?
Monday, November 28, 2016      2 comments

Read a bit and have heard a lot about the Paleo diet. Hard to argue with eating non-processed food consisting of fruits, vegetables, nuts, meat and fish. What about dairy? Is eliminating it moderation? What about grains like bread and rice? ... Read more
3500 calories in a pound of fat....
Monday, November 28, 2016      4 comments

Ever just think about it, especially when you want to lose weight fast. If you burn about 2200 a day and eat 1200 you can lose up to 2 pounds a week. H... Read more
Boing! Boing!!
Wednesday, November 09, 2016      3 comments

Found the scale......yoyo weight loss-gain........again. Defin
ition of insanity: do what you have always done snd expect different results. Eat right, exercise and create new habits. Not a week, month, or a year. It has to be a lifetime ... Read more
When you lose a pound and you go to the next lower set of ten....
Thursday, September 25, 2014      2 comments

It makes me happy when I read the scale and the number crosses down to a number ending in zero. It is a milestone. I think in sets of ten. Can I lose ten pounds in a month? Maybe just the first month? Why not try it for the second month!? ... Read more

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