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You can't compete with the foods you eat.

Monday, April 25, 2016      21 comments

Hi, I've been reading "The Diet Fix" by Dr. Yoni Freedhoff (which I highly recommend) and I'm thoroughly hooked. In fact it's the first "diet" book I've ever read that makes sense. Not to steal his thunder but he believes we each have a bes... Read more

Knowing when it's time to stop, rethink and start over (images)

Thursday, April 21, 2016      21 comments

Hi, Are you becoming mired in the mud when it comes to weight loss? Are you following the same routines and seeing no progress? Read more

I turned 50 today

Tuesday, April 19, 2016      35 comments

Hi, I was born at 1:16 a.m. on Tuesday, April 19th, 1966. Apparently my mom had been up late on Monday night ironing (because that's what every woman should be doing at midnight when they were already overdue on their pregnancy Read more

I love my husband but.........a little humour

Tuesday, April 12, 2016      30 comments

Hi, Let me say upfront that I love my husband. Love doesn't mean that I love every single thing he does or words that come out of his mouth. Sometimes that man needs duct tape and believe, you me, today was one of those days. Read more

"Into each life some rain must fall" and other musings

Monday, April 11, 2016      20 comments

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow said it best, didn't he? The day is cold, and dark, and dreary; It rains,and the wind is never weary; The vine still clings to the mouldering wall, But at every gust the dead leaves fall, And the day ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts ~ To deny your age is to deny your life ~ Oprah a.k.a. Susan is fast approaching 50

Thursday, April 07, 2016      41 comments

Hi, Let's go back to last year this same time. Turning 49 filled me with complete dread, to be completely honest. I'm not sure but it was like 49 was a turning point and everything was turning except me. I was definitely stuck in quick sand... Read more

Week 3 dietitian, April Fool's Day, and a few pics

Sunday, April 03, 2016      21 comments

Hi, Confession time. I couldn't meet with my dietitian this past Thursday because she was out of town with her boys at hockey tournaments. Because of that, I felt I loosened up a bit and snuck/sneaked in more of the less "appropriate" foods... Read more

Sorry for the short notice but I'm leaving Spark as of today

Friday, April 01, 2016      11 comments
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Result from professional photo shoot

Thursday, March 31, 2016      18 comments

Hi, John and I had our pictures done professionally. What do you all think? To be honest, I found this on Google and it made me laugh so m... Read more

Why losing a 1/2 pound is not "good enough" - addressing perfectionism.

Friday, March 25, 2016      22 comments

Dear Self: Well, it's been two weeks now and you've been adjusting your eating habits to incorporate more snacks and ensuring you're meeting the bottom limits of your calorie range. it's been much easier than you imagined but you are wonde... Read more

Week one summary of my experience with dietitian

Sunday, March 20, 2016      27 comments

Hi, Are any of you believers in the adage that "things happen for a reason"? I do and this is yet another example why. I wrote about starting to see a dietitian, right? Well, did I tell you the story behind it? I was walking into our ... Read more

Six months from today.....announcing some exciting news

Wednesday, March 16, 2016      35 comments

Hi, When I turned 49 last April I had a bit of a panic and after a few "woe is me" moments I decided that 2015-16 were going to be great ones. I basically took a firm hand with myself and decided enough was enough. I truly needed to want to... Read more


Monday, March 14, 2016      16 comments

Hi, This week's "homework" from the dietitian was to track everything I eat. I'm doing okay with that, to be honest and that, in itself, is progress. I'm also eating much more frequently which is helping me with the "oh, no! It's after 6:00... Read more

Are you ready to make a change? Does the word competitiveness scare scares me

Saturday, March 12, 2016      19 comments

Hello! Do the words teams, racing and competition make you shiver? They used to have that effect on me. Over the years with SparkPeople I can tell you that some teams just plain intimidated me and as we all know, intimidation is not a pleas... Read more

My first appointment with a dietitian

Friday, March 11, 2016      26 comments

Hi, Had my first appointment with C. who is a registered dietitian. I'm not sure what that means in all countries but here in Canada it means that this person has at least two university degrees and has to stay practicing to be considered "... Read more

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