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10 Habits of UN-successful Dieters Parts 6-10

Saturday, September 29, 2012      5 comments

Bad Habit #6: Only dieting and not exercising. This may be one of the most common reasons your weight loss is stalling. Yes, you can lose weight through diet alone, but it ... Read more

10 Habits of UN-successful Dieters: Part 1-5

Friday, September 28, 2012      6 comments

This is taken from a Sparkpeople article. Bad Habits #1: Going on a "diet" in the first place. The word DIET implies restriction, limitation, and a short-lived effort... Read more

Assignment 10 Am I prepared.

Thursday, September 27, 2012      5 comments

Are You Prepared to Reach Your Goals? Anyone can set a goal, but it takes preparation, planning and motivation to see it through to the end. Are you on the path to success? Try this quiz.
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Assignment 9

Wednesday, September 26, 2012      3 comments

Assignment 9 is to chart weight and measurements.. Weight 193 (up a pound since last 5% challenge) Waist 39 Hips 47 Neck 14.5 Upper Arm 14 Thigh 27... Read more

Assignment 8 Excuses

Monday, September 24, 2012      5 comments

List YOUR reasons/excuses on why YOUR diets and exercise plans have not been well executed in the past. List 3 or 4 reasons and for each write a strategy that will keep you on track for 8 weeks. I eat from boredom more than anything and als... Read more

Assignment 7 Cleaning and food buys

Sunday, September 23, 2012      3 comments

The other Count Down Assignments required thinking and writing. This one will take a little more effort - time to look at the diet plan, clean the fridge, tidy the pantry, make a grocery list and shop. If you don't have time to do it now, write ... Read more

Assignment 6 cutting calories

Saturday, September 22, 2012      4 comments

Is there something you eat often that you have learned to cut the calories on? What works best for you? Do you have something you can share with us? I still measure portion sizes and if I get hungry (from boredom or stress) I drink a glass ... Read more

Assignment 5 weigh in

Friday, September 21, 2012      1 comments

Info - the last weigh in for the 5% Challenge will be November 24th. A) How many pounds will you lose to achieve your 5% weight loss? To calculate your 5% 193 x.05 = 9.65 pounds. I will round it to 10lbs. Current Weight: 193... Read more

Assignment 4 Food Triggers

Thursday, September 20, 2012      3 comments

For my assignment 4 for the 5%challenge... List ALL your trigger foods. Is it a snack food or part of a meal? Are they sweet or salty? Hot, cold or room temperature? Carbs, comfort foods? *****Both sweet and salty are my triggers. And it ... Read more

Assignment 2 &3 (5%challenge)

Wednesday, September 19, 2012      3 comments

Assignment 2:Ok I have revamped my sparkpage and added new profile picture. Assignment 3:Today's assignment is to list all the reasons you want to lose weight. What do you want to change? How do you want to look? How do you want to feel? W... Read more

5% Challenge for Fall

Tuesday, September 18, 2012      4 comments

5% Challenge Commitment. How much and how often will you exercise? What diet will you follow? How will you support your team? Just a little happy to lift your spirits. I'... Read more

more randomness

Tuesday, September 11, 2012      4 comments

A couple of shots of an American persimmon tree and a Texas variety fig. We had a good amount of both this year and still picking up a few persimmons. Someone asked abou... Read more

Random photos

Monday, September 10, 2012      8 comments

We ordered some nut tress a few years ago..One was supposed to be almond and one pecan and 2 English Walnuts..we lost one last year to drought but they all had the same lookin... Read more


Sunday, September 09, 2012      6 comments

You know I was thinking (bad idea a lot of times) that they have patches people wear to keep them from smoking and patches to deliver hormones...why can't they come out wit... Read more

SP friends

Friday, September 07, 2012      7 comments

When I started here in 2008, I met a few people on SP that were from my state and even lived on my side and pretty near but I never took the time to meet any in real life. I had an opportunity once but something came up and I couldn't make it..s... Read more

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