Down with a cold but still plotting
Sunday, March 25, 2012      2 comments

I've decided that I will reward myself with a change in user name when I weigh in at under 160. That's my first goal: hold it under 160. Maybe LittleMama5? Success in the sweets department today. Ate 4 M&Ms and quit. Sweet victory!... Read more
Husband's Response
Saturday, March 24, 2012      2 comments

"It's okay, honey. The Israelites had feast days." "But I didn't want this to be a feast day. I wanted to save that for Wednesday." "It's okay. They had feast weeks."... Read more
Four hours with nine kids
Saturday, March 24, 2012      2 comments

What a day! From an eating perspective, I blew it. Even if my estimated food portions are close to accurate, which they might not be. I spent the day away from home. It started with swim lessons for the girls. No big deal. Normal break... Read more
Chocolate trends
Friday, March 23, 2012      1 comments

Definitely crave chocolate more in the evenings and when I'm tired mid-day. Sugar-free, fat-free pudding worked today.... Read more
Sleep, Baby, Sleep
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      1 comments

I never would have guessed a weight loss program would put sleep so high on the list of priorities. I guess I'm the one who chose it for a fast-break goal. Despite my best intentions, I couldn't get 8 hrs last night. And now I see why they pu... Read more
Eating out
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      0 comments

I ate out with my sweetie for the first time since joining SparkPeople. It tasted SO GOOD!! Much better than usual. I filled up sooner than usual, too. But the salt content must have been outrageous. This morning my wedding band was loose. ... Read more
Eating and headaches
Sunday, March 18, 2012      0 comments

I realize today, as it is the first day since starting SparkPlugPeople, that one of the times I eat reflexively is when I have a headache. I don't think eating because I have a headache helps the headache, but I realize today, because I didn't ... Read more
Raw Carrot
Sunday, March 18, 2012      0 comments

Very hungry right before bedtime. Ate a raw carrot. Very satisfying!... Read more
Hungry Midnight
Saturday, March 17, 2012      0 comments

Once again I had trouble getting back to sleep when a child was up in the middle of the night. The aggravation of wanting to sleep and not being able to was almost not worth the effort of trying this sparkplug thing.... Read more
Reasons to kick the sugar habit
Friday, March 16, 2012      0 comments

1. Increase satisfaction from feelings of self-control. 2. Sugar intake is largest factor preventing weight loss. 3. Prevent diabetes, which runs in family. 4. Set good example for children. 5. Feel good, not yucky (headaches, extra... Read more
Night Hungries
Friday, March 16, 2012      0 comments

My 3 year old woke me up with a nightmare. Although I had not felt hungry when I went to bed, I had a hard time falling back asleep because I felt hungry in the middle of the night.... Read more

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