Only You
Thursday, December 03, 2009      5 comments

After 7 months and making great friends on sparkpeople with much success I have a thought for you. I don't want to short change the power of encouragement and the friendships that we make but the truth is the final choice is up to you, Only you ... Read more
I can remember
Wednesday, December 02, 2009      4 comments

I can remember a day when I would have such a craving for chocolate. It didn't really matter what kind I would just want some. I didn't care that good chocolate would cost $ 15 -$ 20 per pound. I bought it without hesitation. Well for the last 3... Read more
Putting up the lights
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      3 comments

Last year at Christmas I was so busy that I didn't get all the pretty lights put on the house that we usually have. This year I promised myself to make time to get it done and to even add a few extra. My wife loves the Christmas lights and there... Read more
1 down and 2 to go
Monday, November 30, 2009      2 comments

Thanksgiving is over, left overs are all gone and I still lost weight. Not sure how it happened, I did work out, and we did our Christmas shopping but I sure didn't expect to see the scale do what it did. Now we just have to get past Christmas a... Read more
ALmost there
Saturday, November 28, 2009      4 comments

As we approach the end of this year I am almost at my goal weight set back in May. I am so glad that I have had so great a result with sparkpeople. It's been an amazing journey. I have a new life and a new outlook on how to eat. My health has im... Read more
Christmas shopping
Friday, November 27, 2009      5 comments

This has been a year of changes in my life. I have started eating better and working out but today brought another first. I have never been one to go out in the crowd to shop the day after Thanksgiving, actually for most of my life I would wait ... Read more
I'm ready, how about you?
Wednesday, November 25, 2009      5 comments

The big day is almost here and I am ready. We eat with family and friends every Thanksgiving and tomorrow will be no exception. Just one slight difference this year. I am 120 pounds lighter and have learned to eat differently. Whole wheat stuffi... Read more
TImes 2
Monday, November 23, 2009      4 comments

We had our church Thanksgiving dinner yesterday. Yes I did g over my calorie limit for the day. I made sure to take healthy foods for the dinner but I couldn't resist the turtle candy pie that was on the dessert table along with a few brown suga... Read more
Reminders are good
Saturday, November 21, 2009      3 comments

Yesterday I brought in the Christmas stuff to start putting up the decorations and found buried behind them a container of last years winter clothes. As my wife started sorting through them it was a great reminder of where I have came from. We ... Read more
Knock, seek and ask
Thursday, November 19, 2009      3 comments

As I've been on this journey I have had to make a lot of changes in my lifestyle. I've learned to eat differently and to track everything so I can see how I am doing calorie and nutrition wise at the end of the day. I've also learned that if we ... Read more
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      3 comments

As Thanksgiving approaches I was just wondering. Is it a time when we truly give thanks or is it a time to be off work and to over eat. Don't get me wrong I like the days off and the turkey dinner but I think we have forgotten the real reason fo... Read more
The Battle has Began
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      3 comments

THat time of the year has arrived. Food, food and more food. Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years not to mention all the parties and family get togethers. If that was not enough Add a retreat that had plenty of unhealthy choices and Halloween and ... Read more
All Aboard
Friday, November 13, 2009      5 comments

I'm glad to report that my family is now all participating in sparkpeople at some level. WHen I had lost 50 pounds my youngest daughter decided it was time to try this out and she is now down about 30 pounds. After I reached the 80 pound mark my... Read more
Good report
Thursday, November 12, 2009      3 comments

The doctor called today to give results of blood work. Everything was good with the blood work but they found a misalignment in my spine and said that is why I have been having pain in my neck and are referring me for therapy. I am not going to ... Read more
Are you ready?
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      4 comments

When my wife reads this she will never believe it came from me. You see I am a procrastinator. I have always been one of those who wait till the last minute to do things. I have been working on it lately so I don't have to be under extra pressur... Read more

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