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I made a new goal
Tuesday, July 21, 2015      2 comments

In January 2016 I will be having a 50th birthday. Sooooo, my goal is to get my goal weight by then. I posted this picture on my wall at work to remind ... Read more
My porch project
Thursday, July 16, 2015      1 comments

I have been away from SP due to a rather large undertaking of adding a wrap around porch to my house. Some of my Spark Friends have been asking to see some photos. I am not finished with the porch yet . . . so here's what's happened so far. ... Read more
Positive step
Wednesday, June 10, 2015      7 comments

Day 2 of my streak of being on board with my weight loss. I am giving myself credit for tracking my food this morning. By tracking it BEFORE I ate it, made me reduce the amount of certain items to keep me within my calorie range for that parti... Read more
Continuing . . . .
Tuesday, June 09, 2015      5 comments

I was going to title this blog "starting over", but I am not really doing that, just getting back on the horse and continuing what I started in 2013. This is a journey with many hills and valleys. I am climbing another hill trying to get out o... Read more
I'm the only one who can do it
Tuesday, April 14, 2015      3 comments

Enough said!... Read more
I have let everyone down, including myself
Monday, February 23, 2015      8 comments

Last week I did so well and lost weight. I received so much positive feedback, only to eat my emotions yesterday. Negated all my positive advances. ... Read more
Monday, January 12, 2015      3 comments

I have been away from Spark People for about a month. WHY? I was off work over the holidays and I have found that, although it's nice to not to have to go to work for a few days, but I really got out of sync. As I am writing this, I am trying ... Read more
80 miles of swimming
Wednesday, November 05, 2014      5 comments

I officially hit 80 miles of swimming today. Whoo Hoo! On my way to 100 for the year. It's getting closer! ... Read more
Feeling better and back to swimming
Thursday, October 02, 2014      3 comments

I had my final Dr appointment and he told me to resume activities, just ease into them. I did go back to my swimming yesterday. I wasn't sure how that was going to feel, but it was ok. I did the crawl and went slower than normal, just kind of... Read more
Reaped my Reward
Wednesday, October 01, 2014      4 comments

My Spark Friend and I finally enjoyed our reward to finally meet each other. She is from KY and I am from WI. We met in St Louis for a weekend of fun. ... Read more
Unexpected Surgery - Sept 4
Wednesday, September 24, 2014      11 comments

All was going good in the morning, I knew I couldn't swim, the pool was closed. I went home to see if there was a message about my wedding rings being done, so I ate some fresh... Read more
Tough going
Monday, August 25, 2014      6 comments

I want to reach out today for some support. I have been in a bad frame of mind for about a week now. I thought I'd snap out of it, but this weekend was a total blow out. No exercise (I'm using the excuse it was too hot). I was conscientious ... Read more
Must have been my lucky leopard underwear!
Monday, August 11, 2014      10 comments

Today was weigh in day for my 6 month bet to lose 10% of my weight! I did it with .8 lbs to spare! I was very happy I made it. It was a hard last month. When I got to work today, I was also told I won 4 hrs of vacation for contributing to th... Read more
Others don't have to, but I do
Friday, August 01, 2014      6 comments

I had to remind myself today that swimming on my lunch hours is something "I" need to succeed. Sometimes I get caught up seeing others going out for lunch and taking the day off. I know I can do those things too, but right now, to succeed, I n... Read more
It is official!
Thursday, July 31, 2014      9 comments

Today I lost enough weight to remove myself from the Obese category!!! I am officially "over" weight. It's a process. One that I love doing! ... Read more

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