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Back on my journey
Monday, January 23, 2017      1 comments

My grams died last year, during the five days my my family gathered...we had snack food available but no real meals...then it was thanksgiving and then Christmas and I stayed working full time but only until my boss hired a new person My Christ... Read more
Tuesday, November 01, 2016      2 comments

I did great at my sister's Halloween Party and awful at the adult Halloween party afterwards. One of my friends ordered foods to snack on....dry rubbed blackened chicken and covered nachos. Next time I'll say no to the nachos. I would have be... Read more
Fitbit Gift
Wednesday, October 26, 2016      5 comments

I have a friend who doesn't like the Fitbit HR she bought. She wants one that goes on her am not her wrist. I planned on buying one when my wife and I could afford it. My friend gave me hers, saying she can justify finding an armband tracker ... Read more
My Grandmother
Saturday, October 22, 2016      3 comments

My grandmother had eleven children, ten of which, are alive today. There are eighteen grand children and nine great grand children. My grand father died over ten years ago. Grandma joined him yesterday. Her poor body was tired, and she had t... Read more
Day 15
Monday, October 17, 2016      2 comments

I worked today. I totally spaced and forgot to put the stone ground oats in the crockpot. I ate Kashi cereal with a mini yogurt instead of milk. My ... Read more
Earth Store Venture
Saturday, October 15, 2016      2 comments

We went to the new organic market. It was amazing. I wish I had a few grand to spend. We went to get out and exercise, and window shop till finances are better. We did get a few things. It was fun. I had two margaritas yesterday. I'm a li... Read more
Day 11
Thursday, October 13, 2016      3 comments

I am still learning balance. I incorporated high fiber, protein, and iron foods: e.g. chic peas and bulgar wheat. I'm still learning to lower fat intake. We had steak for dinner last night. I was in range for carbs but my fats were high. At... Read more
Day 8
Tuesday, October 11, 2016      5 comments

This was my first day that I was able to achieve all the dietary goals (not counting reaching 100 percent in vitamins through food): i.e.: fiber, fat, carbs, etc. It is incredibly hard to incorporate enough fiber. I did today! Woo hoooo! How... Read more
Day 7
Sunday, October 09, 2016      3 comments

I worked from 7am to 4pm...and was so busy I was only able to eat two bananas...I had a healthy dinner and trying to talk myself out of making chocolate brown brownies since I have the extra carbs....exhaustion is winning out. Tomorrow is a new... Read more
Day 5
Saturday, October 08, 2016      3 comments

I'm still trying to manage a way to incorporate more fiber into my diet. My goal, to lose 39 lbs. by July 2017, is also about making a life change by eating a well rounded diet. I have managed to make my caloric goal, but not fiber, fat, and p... Read more
End of my Fourth Day
Friday, October 07, 2016      0 comments

Today was the first day I made my caloric goal. I am 5 grams over fat and under for fiber. I am continually surprised as to how I thought I was eating a well rounded diet, only to find just how much I'm lacking. I'm am grateful for this app... Read more
My Fourth Day
Thursday, October 06, 2016      4 comments

I thought I ate well, until I started Spark People. My first day I went over 600 calories, second day over 400, and my third over 200. I love the nutritional break down this app provides. I don't eat the amount of fruits and veggies I shoul... Read more