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A new week dawns with changes....

Monday, May 02, 2011      0 comments

It's only Monday night and already there's been lots and lots of history making events occurring! Starting with the death of Osama Bin Laden, yesterday; a day that most Americans will recall for years to come. Next, there's all the flooding her... Read more

Choices and consequences.

Monday, April 25, 2011      1 comments

As a teacher one of my well known quotes/phrases is "choices and consequences"... we are all given the freedom to make our own choices, but with those choices come consequences (both positive and negative). That's exactly where I find myself th... Read more


Sunday, April 17, 2011      1 comments

As I looked back over my both my nutrition and fitness journals I am pleased with my progress. I manage to stay within my caloric range 6 out of 7 days. (Also, I consumed a minimum of 12 glasses of water each day and ate a minimum of 6 serving... Read more

Brrrrrrr...but beautiful..

Saturday, April 16, 2011      0 comments

It's a chilly, but beautiful Saturday morning, made even more special by the fact that I'm surrounded by the laughter of my four adorable grandchildren, whom I'm blessed to be spending this week-end with! I weighed in yesterday and am happy... Read more

Beautiful Saturday!

Sunday, April 10, 2011      1 comments

This has been an absolutely beautiful day, even though we had a thunderstorm mixed with hail around 6:30 this morning! (Even the storm was pretty)!! I hope everyone is taking time to enjoy these beautiful Spring days! ... Read more


Friday, April 08, 2011      2 comments

Last night was my second "official" Zumba class and I'm pleased with the progress I'm making so far. No, I'm not able to keep up with all the moves of my awesome instructors, but I CAN and DO keep moving the entire time. No, I absolutely don't... Read more

A New Week is Dawning!

Sunday, April 03, 2011      1 comments

It's Sunday night and as I prepare for my work week, I need to pause and focus on my health and wellness goals for the week!!! I'm learning that the more time I put into planning for a healthier lifestyle the easier it is to work towards those g... Read more


Friday, April 01, 2011      1 comments

Today marks the 5th month since I began my latest weight loss journey, although I didn't start using SPARKPEOPLE until February, so I decided to break my scale boycott and weigh.. I was down three pounds, which I'm okay with, BUT was really hop... Read more

Going Strong....

Monday, March 28, 2011      2 comments

Today is Monday, which is typically weigh in day, but I managed to stick with my goal of NOT weighing in for three weeks!!! This is week two... I'm actually handling the NOT weighing in fairly well!! I continue to get my exercise in, most days... Read more

Walked Again!!!

Wednesday, March 23, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday I walked 2.4 miles at the Veteran's Cemetery! So beautiful! Today, I had too many obligations to complete before I could walk, which meant my walk was from home! I was determined to get it in, as the forecast for the next four or fi... Read more

Good-bye to the Scale for 3 weeks!!!

Monday, March 21, 2011      2 comments

Happy Monday everyone! Monday is normally the day I weigh-in, but I've decided NOT to weigh-in! My goal is NOT to weigh in for two more weeks, for a total of three weeks! I don't want to be a "slave" to the scale.. so I'm going to attempt th... Read more

Beautiful Week-end!

Sunday, March 20, 2011      1 comments

It's been an absolutely beautiful week-end here in Missouri; to make it even more special my oldest son, his wife and 2 1/2 year old son spent the week-end with us! (Our almost four year old grandson was here, too! We had great FUN playing o... Read more


Wednesday, March 16, 2011      0 comments

I took advantage of the sunshine today and walked two miles at our beautiful Veteran's Cemetery! I normally walk at one of our local parks.. nice flat walking path.. but like to switch it up every once in awhile and walk the hilly paths at the ... Read more

LOSS this week!

Monday, March 14, 2011      1 comments

I'm so happy to post that I lost 3.6 pounds this past week!! I've been doing okay with losing a pound or so each week, although my goal is average 2 pounds a week! My frustration was with the fact that I was eating healthier, recording EVERY ... Read more

49 Today!

Sunday, March 13, 2011      1 comments

Today is my 49th birthday!!! I'm so proud of myself for taking the steps to make myself stronger and healthier! I know I still have many challenges ahead of me, but I also know I can DO this with the knowledge I'm gaining with SPARKPEOPLE, the ... Read more

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