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Focusing on What I've Gained -- Day #6
Thursday, March 07, 2013      7 comments

Do I need any advice or motivation? The big cloud over my head is the not-so-little-voice in my head saying, "yeah, you've tried all this before...and yeah, maybe you'll lose a little weight...but it won't last." I have such a long histo... Read more
Focusing on What I've Gained -- Day #5
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      7 comments

How do I improve...? For me it's all about AWARENESS. Being CONSCIOUS. MINDFUL. Yesterday I was at lunch and my coworker ordered an appetizer for us both and I just dove in. One pork dumpling...two pork dumplings... And then I though... Read more
Focusing on What I've Gained -- Day #4
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      7 comments

How am I doing? Better today, thank you. Yesterday I was tired and down and worried. The SparkPeople Community sent me kind and encouraging words and that HELPED a lot. It is very easy for me to think of my failures and what remains un... Read more
Focusing on What I've Gained -- Day #3
Monday, March 04, 2013      6 comments

I'm feeling down today. Tired and worn out. My dear sweet husband hasn't been feeling well (or sleeping well). It's hard on both of us. And so the challenge to focus on myself and my health in a POSTIVE way is a real challenge today. I ... Read more
Focusing on What I've Gained -- Day #2
Sunday, March 03, 2013      7 comments

The past five weeks I've been embracing all sorts of new habits --exercising and stretching every day, drinking more water, being-aware-of-calorie counts, tracking and logging exercise and food, reading and writing on SparkPeople. For this ... Read more
Focusing on What I've Gained (and not what I haven't lost)
Saturday, March 02, 2013      10 comments

Weigh-in day for the 5% Challenge. I'm disappointed that the scale only went down .8 of a pound (I rounded up!). One pound -- after a week of exercising EVERYDAY and logging what I eat (and keeping within my calorie limit most days). Of cours... Read more
Thank you, MLH148!
Friday, February 08, 2013      5 comments

I want to thank MLH148, my little sister, for encouraging me to become one of the sparkpeople. After just one week of tracking and logging my eating and exercsie and completing the writing assignments for the Winter 5% Challenge I feel more hop... Read more

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