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Not Enough Calories Today
Sunday, May 08, 2011      8 comments

Can you believe I did not get enough calories today? I need to go to the kitchen and eat another half banana with some peanut butter. Or maybe a glass of milk. Had a quiet day, kids all called, DIL cooked dinner, grandkids brought me a ro... Read more
Saturday, May 07, 2011      6 comments

Just one goal this week sounds very do-able. I had planned to list a number of goals I want to achieve while on this challenge, but I really do like the idea of one goal per week. And that goal is to eliminate the desire for sweets. I kno... Read more
Finally Feeling Successful
Sunday, March 27, 2011      6 comments

I must say that being on these challenges has really worked for me as far as exercise is concerned. I used to be content with 30 to 60 minutes of daily exercise. Now I really strive for 90 - 120 most days of the week. And my weight is finally ge... Read more
A Day With the Old Folks!
Friday, February 25, 2011      4 comments

Retired, but always busy! It is nearly 11 PM and I still need to complete SP. We just returned from the Club House where our many residents put together a Variety Show which lasted 3 hours and was a blast. We laughed until we cried. Don't ev... Read more
Feeling Good About My Efforts
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      7 comments

Yes, I am feeling good about SP, the Challenge, Team A, and the way my food and exercise program are going! Today I had to hustle to get 115 minutes of exercise completed but I did it. Almost had a vegetarian day, but the leftover rice and bla... Read more
I'm doing it!!!
Monday, February 21, 2011      8 comments

A short and sweet blog since my server was on the slow side this evening. I feel really good about staying away from sweets, eating right and getting extra exercise. Haven't yet done the vegetarian day, but think I will tomorrow! ... Read more
I'm Fighting That Urge!
Sunday, February 20, 2011      8 comments

It is 3:30 PM and all afternoon I have been fighting the urge to eat something sweet - you know - something I shouldn't eat! I am determined to lose weight on this challenge and keep it off. I have gained since the last challenge ended and am ... Read more
Small Goals to Start
Saturday, February 19, 2011      7 comments

My sister has been visiting for one month and I have gotten a little off track. I have logged my food for so long and can't believe I have not been doing it this past month. So as a member of Team A I am to set my goals for this new challenge... Read more
Kind of Disgusting!!!
Monday, February 07, 2011      12 comments

Yesterday Spark People gave us a page to go to so we could read about someone who was doing a good job on this site. And when you went there, it was set to private. Waste of my time!!! This morning when I huddled on a team, I saw where someo... Read more
Saturday, February 05, 2011      5 comments

My nephew in India is having a Super Bowl Party at 4:30 AM Monday morning. His friends will arrive to watch the game, the cook will serve a burrito breakfast and then they will all have to go to work. Hope the game is over by the time they hav... Read more
A Lovely Luncheon
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      4 comments

Went to Ladies Luncheon and Style Show and enjoyed it. Last table to go through buffet of a couple hundred salads, appetizers, desserts, etc. I did pick the lowest caloried foods I could, mainly fruits and veggies. Desserts didn't even appeal to... Read more
Our Surprise Christmas Gift!
Monday, December 27, 2010      8 comments

Did I tell you of our surprise Christmas gift? It arrived in a green van from northern Ohio Christmas Eve morning about 11 AM. Our son and wife drove 18 hrs. straight to get here - never turning off ignition the whole way. We were so surprised. ... Read more
And The Cookie Fell Apart
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      8 comments

This morning I baked some cookies and the last one I took off sheet completely fell apart. Oh, was I tempted to sample that cookie since I had never made them before. But guess what! I didn't taste a crumb! I am into Day 4 of this challenge... Read more
What A Day To Start A Challenge!!!
Saturday, December 04, 2010      10 comments

Of all days, the challenge started today when we had a pancake breakfast to start the day and a spaghetti dinner to attend for the evening meal. But I did real well. Ate only one pancake with a little sugar free syrup and two small sausage li... Read more
Thanksgiving Eve
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      2 comments

And we have so much for which to be thankful! Went to Community Thanksgiving services last evening and the ministers really pointed out how much we can be thankful for. We will join 4 other couples to have dinner at one of the park models. ... Read more

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