A promise to myself.
I have had a difficult time adhering to my food and exercise plans since just after Thanksgiving and as a result have gained back weight. This alone is enough to depress me but also my knees feel the added pounds and I get out of breath more of... Read more
Pushing myself to get out and be more active.
I signed up for a drawing class in my community, today was first class, and we sketched from a photo. i chose photo of my granddaughter Izzy when she was maybe 3 mo old. I have not taken drawing classes ever but I enjoy doodling and drawing so... Read more
Eating Healthy while Traveling
Last night was my first weigh in following a 6-week road trip, and I lost 8 pounds, bringing my total weight loss to 11 pounds. I have been up and down weight wise in the past year but this is my lowest weight In a year, Woo Hoo!
These ... Read more
covered up my emotions with food tonight!
I joined TOPS tonight . I ate dinner before I went, dinner was a super large banana smoothie made with yogurt and a packet of Carnation Instant Breakfast, and for good measure I added in Peanut butter...3 tablespoons! I realize now that I wa... Read more
Happy Father's Day weekend.
This has been a great weekend for both me and my DH. He received calls from all of his 4 children (living out of state), a text from one of the grandsons, and a visit from my daughter and her daughter. I have done well foodwise all weekend (l... Read more
Cook for me!
I have been thinking about the past couple of momths, and how well I did with food choices and staying within my daily calorie limit some of the time but not at other times. What makes the difference, why is it easier for me at certain times an... Read more
ABC Blog (thanks to JANESLOSS for sharing)
A. Are you at all artistic?
I wish I was but I don't think I am, however I do lots of different crafts.
B. What are your favorite burger toppings?
On a bun with caramelized onions, pepper jack cheese, mayo and lettuce.
C. If you w... Read more
Spark People Menu Plans
Today is my 5th day of following the menu plans provided by SP and I am really pleased at how easy it is. If there is an item of food or an entire meal that I don't have on hand or just don't feel like preparing or eating, I can substitute from... Read more
Planning food while on 2 week trip
DH and I fly to Chicago week after next, spend one week in hotels and with family during day, then a week staying with friends before flying back home. Hotel will have refrigerator and microwave, plus a continental style breakfast each morning ... Read more
Grocery shopped yesterday, used my SP shopping list based on this week's SP food plan and I am ready for the week. This morning I ate exactly according to the food plan and when I went to input into the SP diary, all I needed to do was to check... Read more
Up early this morning, reading paper, having coffee and eating yogurt with frozen blueberries, raisin bran cereal and cinnamon. Going to daughter's to help with yard sale this morning, will stop to bring her a Starbucks because I know she loves... Read more
A New Beginning
Today I am starting over again, and this time following SP meal plans. Only took me 6 months of doing "my own thing" with what I thought was dieting to realize I need serious help with food portions and meal plans. During these last 6 months,... Read more
Tuesday, it's a Good Day!
Today is good, walked on treadmill 25 min for a distance of .65 mile, slowly increasing each week per the 12 week walking plan that I'm following. Eating healthy and logging it all in. I'm relaxed today, filing tax extension yesterday probably... Read more
Sunday night update.
Friday April 12, I walked for 25 min on treadmill, .56 mile, that is 5 min longer than before., and I felt it too. Weekend was busy and my eneegy disappears every afternoon, not sure why. Beginning tomorrow Monday, my diet is going to be a lo... Read more
Tuesday, April 9, 2013, back on the treadmill
After not exercising since last Friday, I was back on the treadmill today. Did 21minutes at 1.8 mph for a distance of .58 mile. A little faster resulting in a little farther than last week, which is good. However I ate impulsively today twice... Read more