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Day 18 - retrain eating habits
7/22/2014 11:21:49 AM,  0 COMMENTS

The idea of throwing food away is a mixed bag for me. I have no problems throwing food away, ‘unless’ it’s a matter of leftovers. THAT I find hard. Du...  Read more


7/21/2014 2:59:11 PM,  7 COMMENTS

198 I read about everyone having streaks. Days of exercise, weight loss, drinking water, making points, etc. To begin with I found it very overwhe...  Read more


My Mom's 86th Birthday!!
7/21/2014 1:53:09 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Back in March we had to make the decision to put Mom in a nursing facility. She has grown accustomed to it, has made some friends, and knows that she...  Read more


100 Happy Days -- The Conclusion (Days 98-100)
7/21/2014 9:16:49 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Day 98: We live just southwest of Lincoln, Nebraska, on an acreage. It is a nice place to live, we have neighbors, but they aren't close, since we all...  Read more


Day 17 - stop wasting food
7/21/2014 8:47:59 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Before I talk about this chapter, I have to say yesterday was a total bust. And with that I have good news and bad news: Bad news: First time i...  Read more


I miss "Health in the News" at parkpeople!
7/21/2014 8:44:34 AM,  15 COMMENTS

A link to why ealth in the Nws is not at Sparkpeople anymore. It is a shame. I miss it.
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Emotional Eating
7/20/2014 9:40:05 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Today I joined Emotional Eaters Team. I introduced myself and I want to repeat my introduction. I am an emotional eater. It sounds like I am...  Read more


Day16 - nuturing power of food
7/20/2014 4:43:59 PM,  6 COMMENTS

The main theme is that the "first two bites of any food have the most impact on your taste buds" while the rest of the food is just "feeding" and will...  Read more


Decluttering is turning up loads of stuff I never knew I had.
7/20/2014 2:16:58 PM,  15 COMMENTS

I think some people who used to clean for me just tossed things into cupboards and drawers. Unbelieveable. In the bathroom--a very tiny bathroom...  Read more


RIP James Garner
7/20/2014 12:35:10 PM,  21 COMMENTS

Big tears in my eyes this morning. Maverick...Rockford...Murphy's Romance (one of the sweetest movies ever). You will be sorely missed. ...  Read more


Newest Pic of 240 pounds Lost Using Just SparkPeople
7/20/2014 5:31:58 AM,  240 COMMENTS

I'm the one to the far right....  Read more


Lazy Days
7/20/2014 12:24:39 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Today was a slow day. I turned off the alarm clock this morning and went right back to sleep. I wasn't really tired (I had already had 8 hrs) So I w...  Read more


7/19/2014 7:48:35 PM,  16 COMMENTS

This is the day I've been waiting for. I've reached another milestone! When I started my journey, I didn't dare to dream this day would come...e...  Read more


7/19/2014 7:19:14 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I saw a food journal today that absolutely impressed me. Don't get me wrong, I have seen many journals but this one was different. It was done by one...  Read more


What Happened?
7/19/2014 5:26:42 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Since Christmas vacation, the kitchen chair next to mine held a steadily growing stack of magazines. Finally, school has ended, and I spend my mornin...  Read more


8 week diabetic plan
7/19/2014 3:22:14 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Since I've done Week 1 several times in the past, this week I will only comment on the results/problems Week 1 Week 1 Action Plan Set your go...  Read more


Yet another miracle
7/19/2014 3:04:14 PM,  19 COMMENTS

Today we tried buying DH a wedding ring337 to replace the lost one. I did not know where to go for it. For many months I was very over whelmed thinkin...  Read more


Saturday Day 6
7/19/2014 2:55:00 PM,  1 COMMENTS

PROTECT YOUR PROGRAM Use the phrase "Just not yet" when you feel that food is being pushed at you. I never feel that food is being pushed at...  Read more


Friday Day 5
7/19/2014 2:50:27 PM,  2 COMMENTS

MAGIC NOTEBOOK Get a notebook to write now your thoughts and experiences with food throughout the day. When you think about a particular foo...  Read more


Just a quick blog to say GOOD morning all
7/19/2014 8:21:11 AM,  13 COMMENTS

Have a wonderful and truly blessed good morning. If it is raining and you wish the sun were shining, maybe you can find something wonderful about the...  Read more


Progress on reducing my pain!
7/19/2014 8:06:02 AM,  15 COMMENTS

It has not been quick. It has not been cheap. And it took a few years to figure out some things. But I am finally making progress . What ha...  Read more


SP article: Top 10 things You Can Do At Sparkpeople--who knew!
7/19/2014 7:28:39 AM,  8 COMMENTS
ticles.asp?id=1521 Calendar: Top of page TRACKERS/REPORTS/LOTS OF ICONS__PICK THE CALENDAR. I...  Read more


Day 15 - first two bites
7/19/2014 5:54:38 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Linda Spangle says, “the first two bites of any food will always have the most flavor”. She tells us that eating after those two bites is just “feedi...  Read more


Have you been to the Jim this morning?
7/19/2014 2:31:18 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Or better yet, why not go to the GYM for a healthy start to your morning?...  Read more


The MAGIC formula for successful weight loss and complete health
7/18/2014 10:58:55 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I wish I could fulfill the promise of such a formula but the bottom line is that for each of us the formula is personal, unique, and varies over time....  Read more


Hell week!
7/18/2014 12:01:33 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So very tired today. Two sick kids this week. Flu like symptoms. Have an extra two children for two more days. This will be one week I will be happy t...  Read more


Day 14 - morning affects evening
7/18/2014 11:54:21 AM,  3 COMMENTS

What is it about me? I have to be a person who operates on the most subconscious level ever. Today’s challenge and lesson is about eating earlier (bre...  Read more


A New Start
7/18/2014 9:03:38 AM,  22 COMMENTS

I am getting a new start on my life. Since I have joined SparkPeople I have gained confidence, self esteem, motivation, support and friends. I...  Read more


SP article: Making a healthy salad
7/18/2014 7:47:17 AM,  14 COMMENTS

551 Greens! water chestnuts, apple slivers, a small serving of nuts, crumbled whole-grain crackers, and homemade croutons. To make your own...  Read more


A Yearly Pain awareness week in Canada--who knew!
7/18/2014 6:43:08 AM,  5 COMMENTS
n/national-pain-awareness-week It is very strange but lots of people are unaware of pain they are...  Read more


Thursday Day 4
7/18/2014 12:35:10 AM,  6 COMMENTS

BOUNDARIES NOT DIETS I have a perfectionist personality, if it isn't done perfectly there is no point in doing it, or do it correctly the first t...  Read more


Wednesday Day 3
7/18/2014 12:27:13 AM,  0 COMMENTS

DO IT ANYWAY This has been on my mind for several weeks now. I have been "interested" in losing weight. I confess quite often that I just simpl...  Read more


Tuesday Day 2
7/18/2014 12:18:26 AM,  1 COMMENTS

INTERESTED OR COMMITTED? Interested means I will stick with the plan until something comes along to derail it. Committed means I will stick wi...  Read more


Monday July 14, Day 1
7/18/2014 12:16:12 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I am late entering this into this blog. I USED TO BE THAT WAY BUT NOW I AM DIFFERENT. Very powerful mantra. 1. Make a list of any fears or n...  Read more


Day 13 – oops, I forgot to eat
7/17/2014 11:06:57 AM,  6 COMMENTS

THIS IS A BIG PROBLEM FOR ME. I constantly forget to eat and then end up overeating. I would say it’s my #1 problem. It's not that I do this delibe...  Read more


Time to LIVE each day fully and joyfully
7/17/2014 10:53:29 AM,  5 COMMENTS

This morning I woke up and my first thought was that the summer is more than halfway gone already. As a teacher, I work my contract hours and many mo...  Read more


100 Happy Days -- Day 97 (And ANGER at Myself!)
7/16/2014 4:09:08 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Day 97 -- This little guy is just so adorable. At the Bowling Alley Monday night, I was feeding him, and when he was done, I remembered that when his...  Read more


Day 12 - fuel (healthy food) or filler (unhealthy food)
7/16/2014 12:49:29 PM,  4 COMMENTS

It’s an interesting way Spangle explains how fuel “keeps your body running, but filler often gets sent directly to your fat stores.” It depicts such...  Read more


Weather or not
7/15/2014 10:09:31 PM,  10 COMMENTS

A tropical front has parked right over us, so it's hot, sticky and just plain miserable. Waiting for things to cool and dry out -- or at least give us...  Read more


An email I get to prompt me to use 10 min. decluttering.
7/15/2014 5:23:34 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Simply Placed will send email alerts to get stuff decluttered! chris Time for the Tuesday Ten Minute Toss Challenge! RIGHT NOW spend 10 mi...  Read more


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