Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

    LORIVIOLA   103,799
100,000-149,999 SparkPoints
LORIVIOLA's Blog Entry Summary View

I feel really GOOD right now.

Saturday, November 14, 2015      3 comments

Things have been difficult as of late. Medical tests/worry. Stress. Depression. Food. Not exercising enough. Getting Mired. Feeling somewhat aimless, disconnected, isolated. Well, I feel really Good - Right Now. I'll hold on to ... Read more

900 days

Sunday, October 18, 2015      5 comments

Just a note to commemorate a day in a journey. Today marks my 900th day of walking an average of 3 miles a day, outside, in all weather. (OK there were a few days that I was in the hospital and they wouldnt let me outside so i walked the h... Read more

The Terrible Too's!

Friday, October 02, 2015      6 comments

I hate the terrible too-s! I should never let myself get there... Too hungry, too tired, too hot, too busy, too overwhelmed. Etc... It is a recipe for disaster and bad choices in overeating and not exercising enough and not paying close enough a... Read more

How things are at the moment -

Saturday, September 12, 2015      7 comments

I walk and fundraise for the Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes. I have type 2 diabetes... it is often a struggle. Here is the letter on my page. It explains how I often feel and what I hope to do to change things. ACCENTUATE THE POSITIVE, ... Read more


Thursday, August 06, 2015      2 comments

I went Bliss-ing today. OK so I actually went swimming, but it was blissful. emoticon It was suc... Read more

For the next 2 weeks I will....

Wednesday, August 05, 2015      8 comments

1. Stretch daily for 10-30 minutes. 2. Do one of the following each day: Ride a bike, swim in the lake, go to the playground, HOOP or hike Mt. Watatic. 3. Reflect on the good things in my life. Spark On, Sparklers!... Read more

Well now, THAT was FUN!

Thursday, June 25, 2015      7 comments

So first, a story. I was walking one of my usual walks but at a different time of day. Two kids just got off the bus. Their mom was with them, walking. Their Dad was driving his truck down the hill toward their house. The boy took off o... Read more


Friday, March 20, 2015      4 comments

I am in REFOCUS mode. I am working on getting my walking back up to an average of 3 miles a day each week. I was down to about 1-2 miles (but mostly 1) for 5 weeks due to the weather. I still walked everyday but it was just too difficult ... Read more

What a relief!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      4 comments

Yesterday I had an eye emoticon doctor appt. It was postponed from last April. In the meantime I had laser surge... Read more


Thursday, February 19, 2015      5 comments

this image is one i saw this morning and it says it all. DH and i ate an entire box of Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies last night. Not in line with the goals- already- o... Read more

6 months from today and a new beginning for Lent

Wednesday, February 18, 2015      5 comments

6 months from today I will turn 50 years old. I want to be stronger, more flexible and lose that stubborn 10 pounds (or is it 15 now...?) The point is: I want to be better at 50 than at 40! How am I planning on doing this? 1. Exercise... Read more

I said NO and actually followed through!

Wednesday, February 04, 2015      5 comments

The temptation: mini Reese's peanut butter cups AND Hershey kisses. emoticon Today's response: (first to mys... Read more

Day 3. The good, the not so good, and the OMG chocolate!

Thursday, January 15, 2015      7 comments

Today is day #3 of tracking everything i eat. emoticon Read more

a realization, pulling out of a funk and What the heck is up with getting on a roll at 10pm!!!

Saturday, December 13, 2014      9 comments

tonight (friday night - i suppose it is saturday morning now...) i was very depressed. couldnt get a grip. i was wallowing. i have a cold and i am singing in a quartet in church on sunday morning and a community choir concert in the aftern... Read more

From discouragement to feeling okay

Saturday, November 22, 2014      8 comments

I have been feeling discouraged lately. emoticon Doing many of the right things.... walking Read more

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Last Page