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Weekly Update #2
Saturday, August 26, 2017      4 comments

So this week was hard for me. I was really stressed out from work. And I haven't been sleeping as well either. I've been doing well sticking with my calorie ranges and eating plan. But the exercise hasn't gone well at all. At least I get to walk... Read more
Why I'm doing what I'm doing
Sunday, August 20, 2017      3 comments

In my Spark Coach lesson today, Spark Guy talked about the main reason motivation behind weight loss. For me, there are several reasons why I am here and why I want to lose weight. I do not want to "dig my grave with a fork," as I put it. ... Read more
Weekly Update #1
Saturday, August 19, 2017      1 comments

This is the end of my 4th week on SP - my 1 month SP-versary is Tuesday. (I have been on SP since July 2011, but I started completely over last month.) I just finished the Sweet Tooth Challenge, which I feel like went well for me. I haven't... Read more
Busting Exercise Excuses
Saturday, August 12, 2017      3 comments

"I am so tired. I don't feel like doing anything. I just want to rest." "I had a stressful day at work. I just want to chill out and relax." "I don't have any time to work out today." These are some of my most often-used excuses not to ... Read more
Cravings are changing
Thursday, August 10, 2017      5 comments

I've been back on SP for about 2 1/2 weeks now. I am starting to notice that my cravings aren't bothering me like they used to. I don't have urges to consume a lot of sweets or junk food, and I'm not as inclined to make a junk food run to t... Read more
Observations about Sugar Cravings
Saturday, August 05, 2017      1 comments

I am doing the "Tame your Sweet Tooth" Challenge and I wanted to write what I've noticed so far as I've been journaling my cravings. The first thing I've noticed is that I have a hard time when sweets are brought in to where I work. That fo... Read more
A note to myself
Sunday, July 30, 2017      7 comments

MrsHobbitGrudge, you are doing great!!! You have completed your first week back at SP. You may be surprised that you made it, you have done really well. Look at you! You did well tracking all your food, walking with your beloved puppy-dawg, and ... Read more
Ways I spend and waste time
Tuesday, July 25, 2017      2 comments

The biggest way I tend to waste time is to surf the internet. I want to take that extra time and use it on and also use it to plan ahead towards my healthy lifestyle goals. A couple of months ago I "fasted" from certain web... Read more
6 year Sparkaversary - new beginning
Sunday, July 23, 2017      3 comments

I thought that since this weekend was my Sparkaversary it would be a good time for me to get back on track. I have fond memories of using Sparkpeople and I want to continue using it to take better care of myself and lose weight. I have gon... Read more
My True Motivations
Saturday, December 05, 2015      3 comments

The main reason that I want to lose weight is that I want to be healthy as I get older. I would like to be able to do active stuff and not lose my breath so quickly! I don't want weight-related health problems as I get older either. Also, I want... Read more
Three things I've been doing well the past week
Wednesday, November 18, 2015      3 comments

Hi folks! My activity on SparkCoach is to blog about 3 things I've been doing well the past week. 1- only drinking water and getting off soda. 2- walking as much as I can. 3- logging in to Sparkpeople every day. I'm happy that I h... Read more
An Update on Different Things & My Weight Loss Journey So Far
Sunday, July 20, 2014      3 comments

July 22nd marks my four year anniversary on Sparkpeople. When I joined SP initially I lost almost 80 lbs in about 14 1/2 months. To make a very long story short, I burned out bad and gained it all back last year. I tried a few times to get back ... Read more
Staying strong by the grace of God
Saturday, May 25, 2013      2 comments

Today is the end of my second week as far as being back on track. I've had a really good week eating healthy and enjoying it, and exercising too. This morning I weighed in at .8 lb more than last week. This is the time when I remember to s... Read more
Off to a good start
Saturday, May 18, 2013      4 comments

I had a great week this week. It's the first time in quite a while that I made healthy eating choices and exercised consistently. It feels like I'm starting over, but it feels good. I weighed this morning, and lost 5 lbs this week!!! I knew I wa... Read more
Not giving up on myself
Sunday, May 12, 2013      3 comments

Today I weighed myself. I probably had not weighed in over a month. I have gained 31 lbs since my lowest weight in October! Ouch! But being scared of the scale won't help me get back on track. So after I weighed I took my measurements too and st... Read more

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