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Just a walk... Remembering our Veterans!!!
Yesterday afternoon I stopped by the Vet's Cemetery for a walk and was so impressed with the parade of flags as well as the individual flags placed on every gravesite. It was an amazing site and really made me thankful for ALL the veterans who h... Read more
SPARKPEOPLE are the BEST!!!
Just wanted to take a minute to thank everyone who plays any sort of role in making this wonderful site the site it is!! SPARKPEOPLE are the best... hands down... no questions asked! I'm so thankful and extremely grateful that I found and join... Read more
What a difference a year makes...
I weighed in this morning and lost ONE pound, which puts me at 80;5 pounds lost!! YEAH!! I then looked back at the calendar for last November, which is when I first decided to lose some weight and get healthier... On November 1, 2010 I weighed ... Read more
Healthy Reflections Quote!
Do something for somebody every day for which you don't get paid.
- Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, musicologist, doctors
Isn't this a wonderful thought...just imagine how much we could accomplish if EVERYONE did this, every single day!!... Read more
To the gym, gym, gym....
After school today, I headed for the gym, getting there a little before 4:00; I started with a four mile stationary bike ride... then did my upper body workout (with weight machines) before moving onto my lower body workout, again with weight ma... Read more
Choices and Consequences!!!
It's Friday which means weigh in day!! I weighed this morning and discovered I'm down a mere two tenths of a pound; obviously that's better than a gain, however, I have to take ownership of my low weight loss this week!!! I could say it's beca... Read more
Back to Reality...
It's Tuesday and the last morning of my GAM conference, which means back to the real world... it's been a wonderful four days with my husband... just the break we needed... I think we're both recharged and ready to face the REAL world tomorrow ... Read more
Tony and I enjoyed a beautiful day in Hermann where did several tours and enjoyed visiting some unique shops. We ended up walking five miles! :) The scenery on our way to Hermann was simply beautiful, we've made it to Jefferson City and are re... Read more
Pleased to say that scale showed a 2.2 pound weight loss for this week!!! YEAH!!! I'm now down a total of 79.5 pounds since my journey began! (57.8 since joining SPARKPEOPLE in February)!!! I'm pleased with my slow but steady progress!!!
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31 Years.... and counting...
Today at 2:30 PM my husband and I will have been married 31 years! WOW!!! Where has the time gone, since I was that wild and somewhat crazy eighteen year old "kid" marrying my twenty-one year old hero? The life we've built together hasn't bee... Read more
In the words of Winnie the Pooh, "It's a blustery day" today!! We need the rain so I'm not complaining! I am very pleased that I opted to get an eight mile bike ride in yesterday afternoon, which means I have my ten miles in for the week, just... Read more
Normally, our week-ends are so busy I'm not able to get to the gym; however today is a bit different and I'm now headed to the gym! YEAH!!!!
It's not yet 50 degrees, but once it warms up, probably this afternoon, my hubby has agreed to go f... Read more
Weigh in day and I'm pleased with my 2.2 pound weight loss, as every loss puts me that much closer to my goal weight! My next mini goal is to be under 200 pounds... which means a weight loss of 4.4 pounds... :) I find mini goals to terrific mo... Read more
Five Months...Until my 50th!!!
I woke up this morning with the realization that five months from today I will be celebrating my 50th birthday!!! Woo Hoo!! This means I must kick it in high gear, so that I am not only celebrating the half century mark, but the fact that I am ... Read more
Busy, busy, week... means no gym time...
The week is half over and I've yet to make it to the gym... which really bothers me... as I NEED to be using the weights and machines and doing ZUMBA! Unfortunately, my gym schedule (this week) clashes with too many MUST DO's at work, so I'll c... Read more