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New Things
Sunday, July 16, 2017      8 comments

I have come to a conclusion that I need to leave some old teams while I join some new ones. This is not personal against the teams. I am just not active on them and I need to regroup and reassess to continue and restart my journey. Since I ha... Read more
Frustration
Monday, June 19, 2017      8 comments

I am doing okay just frustrated with my blood sugars lately. I have joined a gym and am doing weight training twice a week and yoga once a week. It seems like my morning sugar readings don't like me at all. I have cut back my snacking at nigh... Read more
Putting myself first for a change
Thursday, May 18, 2017      9 comments

I have been on Spark a long time. During that time I have lost the same pounds over and over again. I am tired of the struggle and disappointment and resentment and frustration. I was ready to give up and just quit. I decided to make one las... Read more
Meet my new Kitties!!!
Saturday, April 22, 2017      13 comments

This is Kit Kat. She is 7 months old and reminds me so much of my late kittie Max. She even sounds the same. She is very cautious but is starting to... Read more
Question to Cat owners
Saturday, April 01, 2017      6 comments

First, some back ground. Ananya is the first cat we ever owned. She was a feral kitten that we raised from 3 weeks old. After a year, we felt she needed company during the day when everyone was at work and we rescued a 3 month old that we nam... Read more
40 Things About Me
Tuesday, March 28, 2017      0 comments

Borrowed from MISSDORKNESS, ONEKIDSMOM, POLSKARENIA, ADAKARA, et. al.: Learn 40 things about your friends and let them learn 40 things about you. 1. Do you like blue cheese? No. 2. Have you ever smoked cigarettes? Yes, bu... Read more
This is how I feel tonight
Saturday, March 11, 2017      6 comments

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Time for Changes
Friday, March 03, 2017      5 comments

There is a quote that goes "nothing changes if nothing changes". It is time to make some changes. I have been eating the same way for years and nothing changes. I eat small breakfast and lunch to get my blood sugar levels down to where nor... Read more
A Wonderful Company
Saturday, February 11, 2017      7 comments

I was blown away by the customer service at The Walking Company last night. I bought new walking shoes in August. For most of January and into February I have had knee and hip pain all on the right side. I couldn't figure it out at all. It w... Read more
5% Winter Challenge
Saturday, January 14, 2017      7 comments

This past week was practice week. I am bragging on myself because I won badges! Check it out: ... Read more
A Very Hard Painful Decision
Thursday, December 01, 2016      15 comments

Max has been sick since September. He was diagnosed with a kidney infection then, along with weight loss (lost 2 pounds). Max has been on antibiotics... Read more
I Don't Know
Thursday, November 24, 2016      5 comments

Don't read this if you don't want to. I am feeling very down lately. I am over-eating. I eat when I am upset. I put on my favorite go to black pants Saturday and they were tight! Today my go to shirt was tight. It seems like I say one thin... Read more
New Plan - Two Months early!
Tuesday, November 08, 2016      3 comments

I am putting my goals on my Spark page so they are seen every time I go to my page. 1. one snack at night - fruit or protein 2. track everything eaten, no exception. 3. 10,00 steps daily. 4. no more potatoes, bread, ric... Read more
Max
Wednesday, October 19, 2016      7 comments

Max is my black kitty. He fought a urinary track infection the at the beginning of this month. When we found that one, we also found out he had lost 2 pounds, which for a 12 pound cat is a lot. He finished that round of antibiotics (10 days)... Read more
Why?
Thursday, October 13, 2016      6 comments

I saw my doctor today for my physical and now wait for my test results on thyroid and A1C. My blood pressure meds were increased. I was told to lose weight. Why is it that I know what to do and I am not doing it? I know that I need to eat h... Read more

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