Honest arrogance -- or hypocritical humility?
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      4 comments

“Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility: I chose arrogance.”-- Frank Lloyd Wright I read with interest Dean Anderson’s SP article about using the pronoun “I”.
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January 11 Update
Monday, January 11, 2010      2 comments

I had dental surgery a few days ago and have been swollen like a chipmunk. I used Bolthouse protein drinks for initial nutrition. (I have never had them before. They are tasty and with 19 grams of protein in 320 calories, they satisfy you for... Read more
Ch 2 Cornerstone: Focus
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      0 comments

My purpose is to be the best mother, partner and wife I can be. The crisscross effect will help make one improve the other. What I Want: ➢ I want great relationships with my husband, children, and their future spouses and child... Read more
New Year's Summary
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      0 comments

I had a good 2009. I love this stage of life—of having my kids be young adults and rise to the challenges of life. We prepared them well and I take pride in doing a good job. I am addressing my weight problem. I like the tools, support and... Read more
Post to Re-read
Sunday, January 03, 2010      1 comments

Note to Self: This is copied from katydid! who copied it from another Sparker January 3, 2010. I post it here so I can re-read it frequently. January 2010, the start of a new year, new decade, new hopes, new dreams, new vision quests, n... Read more
Starting with Small Steps
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      4 comments

I have been with Spark for two months. I lost five pounds rapidly, then ten, then gained some back. I am happy with my progress. This is why: I now workout 4-5 times a week at my local Y. I was a stranger to the place before SP and find I... Read more
On Shining the Sink
Monday, December 21, 2009      6 comments

I am not a member of the flylady sparkpeople but got curious about what flylady was all about. I looked at the message boards and the flylady site. Flylady, in case you don’t know, is a motivational website that helps with organization and cont... Read more
A New Relationship With Food
Monday, December 14, 2009      4 comments

Today I am baking in preparation for a full house as my children return home. Recipes are from Spark people and are new to me. I am learning to look at food, especially calories, as currency. I have 1400 to spend each day. I’m ma... Read more
Saturday, December 12, 2009      1 comments

Note to Self: Re-read the entire journey of this guy from Youngstown. He is the definition of CONSISTENCY.
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Blog Cruising
Saturday, December 12, 2009      2 comments

I’ve been exploring the blogs for motivation/advise and came across my favorite blog of the day from WarmSpringDay’s blog of Dec 12. Click link below. She links to – a place to go to help you catch up on nasty housework! I had ... Read more
I Decide if the Process is Hard or Easy
Friday, December 11, 2009      0 comments

This is from TubbyHubby blog and I put it here so I see it everyday.... Read more
Starting Over---on the next ten pounds
Friday, December 11, 2009      3 comments

My nutrition feedback report is a jagged mess. I have not exercised consistently. The only thing I have been consistent about is tracking. Now isn’t that what I told myself would be my main goal as I start this process? I am learn... Read more
I Need to Manage Cravings
Thursday, December 10, 2009      2 comments

My cravings are carb cravings. Here's my strategy: 1. I do not have trigger foods in the house.--This week, I drove to the store to buy what I craved. I have to re-train my system so I do not crave. 2. I exercise to control the cravings. ... Read more
I'm a Sinner and a Saint
Wednesday, November 25, 2009      0 comments

Spark People tools are helpful. I can't deny overeating when I write everything down. I see my binges (embarrassment). No wonder I've packed on weight! At ten years of marriage, I bought a kitchenaid mixer and made homemade cookies and br... Read more
Finding a Spark Home
Tuesday, November 24, 2009      2 comments

I was late in putting up a Spark Page. I finally got around to it. I spent a good deal of time today checking out teams (there are thousands!!) and joined a few that make sense to me as a grouping. With the new teams, I covered Structure, Proc... Read more

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