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Tuesday, September 01, 2015      5 comments

I am proud to say I've stayed at or below goal for two years as of today. If you will read my blog from last year you will be able to see most of m... Read more
One Year Under Goal Today!
Monday, September 01, 2014      14 comments

Before Picture 2008 The picture above was taken in late 2008. In late 2009 I had a double by pass operation! When I read my report it mentioned the "O" word. Obese!... Read more
My workout Shake up
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      8 comments

Through a lot of SP reading I have finally figured out I cannot do the same old exercises everyday. I've been doing 40 minutes a day on the treadmill. One week my ankle hurt and I pushed through. I paid for it with some pain and healed it wit... Read more
A Journey to Health
Sunday, June 30, 2013      11 comments

I believe I started on SP over 5 years ago. I must admit it has been quite an experience. However, all along while not losing as quickly as most, I kept my eye on the goal. During this time I had gallbladder surgery. (lost fast for awhile... Read more
Diet Sabotage
Saturday, June 22, 2013      7 comments

I am fortunate to have the kind of friends who realize I am doing my best to lose weight. I have come to the conclusion that the only person to sabotage my weight loss efforts lives in my house. Since I am a widow, that would be me. I ... Read more
Reason to Be Proud
Friday, August 31, 2012      3 comments

I went over to BAM this afternoon and bought a copy of SELF magazine. (September Issue). I only did it because of a Diet Club mentioned in SP and I knew the exercises featured someone we know. I felt such a sense of pride, because the pull... Read more
Count your Blessings
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      2 comments

Within months of each other my eldest son had surgery for cancer and my youngest just a few days ago, a massive heart attack. A mother does worry. The are alive and both have great attitudes to do what is necessary to be healthy. Well ... Read more
Today I was truly Inspired
Saturday, April 03, 2010      2 comments

I took the cutest stuffed lamb over to one of my church and Hospice friends at a rehab/nursing home. A couple of months ago this fantastic 88 year old suffered a massive stroke. The first time I visited she wanted to give up, as son her wante... Read more
Tuesday, October 06, 2009      6 comments

I started slowly with spark people. I was one of those who thought, well I'll follow the "rules" and I can certainly do it on my own. I didn't join a team for a while. Then I formed my own team. After that I branched out and joined a couple... Read more
Neat chart I receive via email
Monday, September 07, 2009      6 comments

Share this Chart with everyone Apples Protects your heart prevents constipation Blocks diarrhea Improves lung capacity Cushions joints Apricots Combats cancer Controls blood pressure Saves your eyesight Shields against Alzheimer's Slows a... Read more
Saturday, September 05, 2009      4 comments

I am trying to stay away from sweets. Someone on one of my member sites mentioned that people are always saying "just one piece won't hurt you". I told her I have found a good way to get around that and that is to not mention you are on a diet... Read more
Boot Camp Completed
Saturday, May 30, 2009      5 comments

YAY; Because this time I finished a boot camp. The last two I entered, I was unable to complete all because of injuries and a surgery. Well nothing interfered this time despite a sore foot (minor compared to determination) ... Read more
The Tasty Convenience of Oven Roasted Beer Chicken
Sunday, May 24, 2009      10 comments

Last night I mentioned I was preparing beer chicken for dinner, and I got a few "how" inquiries. Start with a 3 to 4 lb chicken. 4 is best. Clean inside and out then rub with olive oil. I also use a lemon pepper rub on the outside. Pr... Read more
Over half way through bootcamp
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      3 comments

I am doing surprisingly well keeping up with the challenges; so much so that I do believe I need to refocus on my eating habits. I skipped my veggie tonight and this reminds me that it is not too late in the evening to go fix myself a salad, as... Read more
Sunday, May 03, 2009      4 comments

Ok I HAD done really well but I have slacked off on my food portions the past few weeks! I just entered an 8 week challenge as I almost end a Mother's Day Challenge doing none too well. I will also be starting a new challenge on The Hospic... Read more

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