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My New Snack Trick

Friday, January 24, 2014      7 comments

emoticon SPARK FRIENDS Let me talk about one trick that I discover to fight my late night cravings, or any ot... Read more

My Weekly Shopping Planning with Pictures

Wednesday, September 04, 2013      5 comments

Finally, based on the tracker and recipes that I just printed for the week, I fill out the shopping list template. I have a very complicated way to do it by running the "See today's full report" 7 days, then I transfer everything to excel,... Read more

My Weekly Recipes Planning with Pictures

Wednesday, September 04, 2013      2 comments

Once all the weekly meals are on the tracker, I put together the information of quantities of food per meal as well as the recipes that I copy and paste, from the tracker. I need this information during my cooking day. To get the recipes, I... Read more

My Weekly Menu Planning with Pictures

Tuesday, September 03, 2013      8 comments

I have a routine in place to handle my meals. It's like having Jenny Craigs' meals delivered to your house, but in my case, is a lot of elbow grease to get the meals ready. Read more

Who Cares About Motivation? Not Me.

Friday, July 19, 2013      6 comments

It feels so good when you feel motivated, when you feel the blood running fast through your veins to accomplish something. But you really don't need it to be successful. The other day, I was in an eating rampage. I was so emotionally hungr... Read more

Reflections About my Third Change: Planning

Thursday, July 18, 2013      2 comments

Reflections about my third change: Weekly Planning. I have to say that definitely planning my menus for a week works perfect. What does not work remotely that perfect is the cooking. I still spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Sometimes I fee... Read more

My Third Change: Weekly Meal Planning and Cooking

Tuesday, April 09, 2013      8 comments

Since I joined SP, I knew that there is no "Free Ride" for loosing weight. Although I was loosing weight just by drinking a green smoothie for breakfast and doing 10 minutes of cardio workout, I knew that sooner or later I would have to follow ... Read more

Insights About my First Two Changes

Monday, March 18, 2013      2 comments

I need to reflect about my first two changes:  Having a green smoothie for breakfast everyday  10 minutes of exercise everyday I've been having my green smoothie every day. I was making the smoothies with a ratio of 3:5... Read more

My Second Healthy Change: 10 Minutes of Exercise

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      3 comments

So far, I haven't had any problem with this. Sometimes I do Richard Simmons. Other times, I just do Line Dancing with whatever music I like. I'm thinking on my future next change: A couple of exercises with bands. I don't know yet. There are ... Read more

My First Healthy Change: Green Smoothies

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      5 comments

I am going to find many green-smoothy-obstacles in my trail to loose weight. Since the beginning I found my first obstacle in my path to reach my goal. The looking for solutions taught me that this was going to be the routine if I really want... Read more