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lab results, burst my bubble

Wednesday, August 21, 2013      24 comments

I am so very disappointed, I got my lab reports back from the doctor, and I am a mess, he sent me a prescription for my cholesterol, and said in no uncertain terms, that I had to start, I have always balked at the idea, I have to go in next week... Read more

kicking up my workouts

Tuesday, July 09, 2013      13 comments

I am kicking up my workouts by logging everything I eat, and staying away from sugar, small amounts of fruit and no bread emoticonRead more

my nemesis Candy

Saturday, June 22, 2013      8 comments

I thought I could handle some candy last week, well, I bought myself some red vines,, if it is sweet and chewy, I love it, anyway, I have eaten 3 servings a day since I bought them, finally gave them to a friend who has a bit more will power tha... Read more

saying no to dessert

Thursday, June 13, 2013      8 comments

It is so very hard to go out for lunch with my friends, because they all try to persuade me to eat dessert, and actually I go with my menu in mind, and stick to it for the most part, I usaully just say, well I am not very hungry and I do not wan... Read more

my main objective

Monday, June 10, 2013      7 comments

is to of course lose weight, but I want to increase my muscle mass, be stronger and fitter because it is eventually going to be up to mainly me, to take care of myself and my DH, and so I know I have to be healthier to attain and stay at my goal... Read more


Sunday, June 02, 2013      6 comments

It seems that my biggest obstacle to getting my exercise and sparks done is my playtime on my computer, I realize it, but it happens almost every day, so I am running to catch up. When I had a 40 hour a week job away from home, I knew I had so m... Read more

Spark SOlution

Saturday, May 25, 2013      1 comments

I am on week 2 of Spark Solution, still reading the book, but much more motivated than when I started, just hope the scales move down soon. and I think they will, and I believe that this time I will have the mind set to maintain.... Read more

Home again

Sunday, October 30, 2011      4 comments

Hi everyone, I am home, I was gone for a few weeks, and only got on line a few times, I have kept track of my steps, pretty pathetic, but I will do better. I went on a road trip, it has been years, since I ride so much, and actually I overate ev... Read more

Virtual 5K challenge

Friday, March 25, 2011      1 comments

Woo Hoo, I finished my virtual 5K challenge today, I walked 3.12 miles in 74 minutes, which sure isnt great, but I am pretty happy, just finishing it is good for me. I weighed in this morning and I finally went up 1 pound, I have been flirting... Read more

Shake Up Needed

Tuesday, January 04, 2011      5 comments

I keep finding myself content with where I am, well, maybe not content, but at least accepting, and I am not where I want to be, and I sure don't want to go back to where I was a year ago. I think I need an intervention. I at least need a new go... Read more

Calorie Count of Christmas Cookies

Saturday, December 25, 2010      1 comments

Christmas Cookies - New Guidelines for Calorie Content 1. If you eat a Christmas cookie fresh out of the oven, it has no calories because everyone knows that the first cookie is the test and, thus, calorie free. 2. If you drink... Read more

Merry Christmas

Friday, December 24, 2010      1 comments

I just wanted to take this opportunity to tell all my Spark Friends, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, I have been on Sparks for almost two years now, and I have learned so much and also met most of my goals, This is Thanks to Sparks, and ... Read more

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 25, 2010      4 comments

I had a great day, and I really cant understand it, but I did not pig out at all, I do not think that I even had 1900 calories, and I was worried I would hit 2500 but was prepared for the worst, I havent figured it all out but, after cooking for... Read more

Name change

Thursday, November 18, 2010      2 comments

I changed my name, not my game, and I just wanted everyone to know, that I am still here, I have been thinking about it for quite awhile now, and finally quit procratinating and did it, and it was really quite easy. Everyone says, a person shoul... Read more

The Disease Called "Perfection"

Tuesday, October 19, 2010      5 comments

A friend sent me this in a e-mail, and it really opened my eyes up, I enjoyed it, and thought maybe some of yous would also. It is how we would like to percieve ourselves, and we are all human and humans and perfection do not go hand in ha... Read more

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