SLIMMERJESSE
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My Huge "LESS IS MORE" Lesson at Lunch Yesterday
Friday, November 08, 2013      18 comments

Sure, I've read about using a smaller plate many times, but have just started to try it this past couple of days. I've also been making myself eat more slowly in order for those 20 minutes to sink into my brain that my stomach is filling up. ... Read more
Two Ideas I'd Like to See SparkPeople Do On This Site
Thursday, November 07, 2013      23 comments

I've sent them this idea awhile ago - I'd like to have a SP journal. It would be a great companion to their books. I'd like to see new goodies that have some focus on pets. I'd give them to friends who just got a new dog or cat, or a trea... Read more
"Frankenfood" GMO Labels Rejected By Washington State Voters!!??
Wednesday, November 06, 2013      18 comments

Before the votes were in yesterday, I read that if Washington voters beat down the likes of Monsanto in requiring GMO labels, it would have opened the door making it easier for other states to follow. But they didn't. Just like we in CA di... Read more
GMO Labeling for My Pets, But Not for Their Human Mom? Go figure!
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      15 comments

Here it is, 5 a.m. and I just gave my boys their multi-vitamins for cats. On the label, proudly displayed, says "GMO free." Amazing that food in CA do not have GMO labels on food items, but my pet products do! Day 16 of my calorie cou... Read more
Day 15 of CCC (calorie correction course) - Nothing Like A Pic to Reality-Base
Monday, November 04, 2013      16 comments

I haven't weighed-in for a couple of days, but I've been eating within my range for two weeks now. It feels good to be back on track. HOWEVER, all this time, I've been trying not to get bummed about the re-gained weight. I tell myself tha... Read more
Wondering About Midwest Flood Sparkers and England Hurricane Sparkers
Sunday, November 03, 2013      12 comments

As I've been reading the news of the flash flooding throughout the USA this past week, I wonder how those Sparkers are who live in those areas. Are you guys okay? England has gotten one of their worst storms in the last five years. Pictu... Read more
Day 13 on Calorie Correction Course & Day 1 Caffeine Weaning (yes, again!)
Saturday, November 02, 2013      11 comments

My friend took me to lunch at the Old Spaghetti Factory today and I almost declined the invitation. However, when I started on this correction course 13 days ago, I made a deal with myself that I would learn to get out of the "all or none" mode... Read more
This Year Has Left w/o Me
Friday, November 01, 2013      14 comments

It's like waking up to find it's November already. Where did 2013 go so fast? Hoping to make November as successful as October was for me. It's a month filled with anniversaries of lost loved ones, including my first-born son ( father fig... Read more
I Failed My Drug Test (Another Irony of My Life)
Thursday, October 31, 2013      20 comments

And I don't even take an aspirin, let alone anything else! Last week, I applied for a temporary seasonal job and spent an entire morning driving far to the designated pee lab for the drug test. Got lost, then paid to park, then tolerated ... Read more
Day 10 of Calorie Correction Course - 3 More Lbs Down.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      18 comments

9 total since 10 days ago. Just by eating in my calorie range and not ginormous amounts of food. Again, this is regained weight so, although I'm happy, I'm not thrilled that this is a road I've travelled and maintained for 5 years. My first r... Read more
Barriers to Weight Loss Success (from Bob Greene's book)
Tuesday, October 29, 2013      18 comments

I picked this book up - The Life You Want - in the dollar bargain bin last week. Right off the bat, Barrier #1 hit me right where I live. This year has been non-stop personal painful situations as it is, without the addl. discomfort of having ... Read more
Letting Go of Cheese and Starches
Monday, October 28, 2013      16 comments

That's what kick-started Days 1-8 of my calorie correction course resulting in 6 lbs down. I was eating amazing amts of both. Now I'm back to healthy eating - big time. Have a happy day, friends.... Read more
Instead of Moping, Whining, or Throwing an Adult Baby Tantrum....
Sunday, October 27, 2013      18 comments

....I used that energy for immediate butt-kicking motivation in correcting my course. After maintaining a significant weight loss for almost 6 years, I recently wrote a blog admitting to myself (and the spark world) what happened this year that... Read more
Day 6 of Calorie Correction Course - 2 More Lbs Gone
Saturday, October 26, 2013      12 comments

I'd be thrilled if it weren't that this is the weight I gained from this year's eating extravaganza due to the reasons (not excuses) I stated in a recent blog. No matter the cause, I'm dealing with the results. On day 6, I'm 6 lbs down. This ... Read more
Live for Today...
Friday, October 25, 2013      10 comments

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. the important thing is not to stop questioning" - Albert Einstein Day 5 of my calorie correction course and my body is feeling better already with 4 lbs down (this is regained weight... Read more

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