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Putting it out there. A slip up.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014      19 comments

Last Thursday I "binge ate" one evening. I'm blogging about it so I will remember. After dinner I was still hungry. I told myself - have dessert and then you will be OK. I had my usual dessert and stll felt " not full". It wasn't a starvingly ... Read more

The Jeans discussion at the Marine Corps Marathon

Thursday, October 30, 2014      18 comments

What is it with us women and jeans? Remember "nothing gets between me and my Calvins"? Well , I have saved a pair of size 8 Calvins from when I was in my late 20's. This was not my smallest size ever, but I really loved those jeans. When I went ... Read more

A Milestone and Some Progress Pics

Friday, October 24, 2014      40 comments

I've been looking forward to this for awhile. Back in April 2014 as a response to a Spark Coach visualization challenge, I blogged about losing the first 30 pounds and realizi... Read more

Web site complaint- Opinions wanted

Wednesday, October 08, 2014      18 comments

A big change for me in using SP was getting a smartphone. I now can use it to access the site anywhere and any time and photos upload directly from my phone camera which is my main source of pics. I also have an iPad. A few days ago when I wen... Read more

I Got To Meet A Spark Friend!!! Woo Hoo

Sunday, September 28, 2014      19 comments

Yesterday I, my daughter (runnergirlkim), and her friend (2scrambledlegs) were running in the Virginia 10 miler.(I ran the 4 miler). I had made plans to meet up with Brooklyn... Read more

One Year Sparkversary

Friday, September 19, 2014      24 comments

Tomorrow will be exactly one year since I restarted Spark People. My original goal was (60-60-60) -to lose 60 pounds by the time I was 60 and weigh 160. As of this morning I... Read more

Big Changes

Wednesday, September 17, 2014      13 comments

The stuff that was going on in my life concerned my daughter's problem with domestic violence. She will be staying with us for the foreseeable future. I really wasn't going to blog about it, because it is so personal, but, it is the reason that ... Read more

Autumn-Triggers

Monday, September 08, 2014      12 comments

Very quickly after I wrote my previous blog about overcoming my love of Dairy Queen blizzards, a commercial for the new apple pie and pumpkin pie blizzards for fall came on the TV and I wanted them!! If I hadn't seen that commercial I would have... Read more

In The News- Can You Train Your Brain To Like Healthy Foods?

Tuesday, September 02, 2014      17 comments

The answer is yes and they had a news feature on the study this morning on TV. When I first started the "diet" that has been working for me I had just read "the Skinny on Losing Weight" . A couple of things really stood out to me. One is that D... Read more

Do These Pants Make My Butt Look Big? - Be Honest!

Friday, August 29, 2014      21 comments

After contemplating the pros and cons of playing hockey this year I decided to go ahead and do it. Cons: too old, too fat , crummy skater, might break a leg. Pros: have... Read more

Too Much STUFF

Sunday, August 24, 2014      20 comments

First, I thank my Spark Friends who commiserated with me on the flooding of my basement. When we sold our house of 20 years about 3 years ago we had a big garage sale and then we filled 2 big roll-off dumpsters with junk. I was really convi... Read more

The week that Water was my Nemesis

Saturday, August 16, 2014      16 comments

At our camp in Maine our neighbor got a new driveway put in. We now call it the spillway because it is causing a river to flow onto our property when it rains. We are getting severe erosion and our ( big) retaining wall fell down after the last ... Read more

A Run/Walker in Paradise

Sunday, August 10, 2014      15 comments

I just ran the Monadnock 5 K. My daughter ran the Half. It was a small, friendly race. My time was 37:20. ( I wanted to run the whole thing, but it was hilly and I walked up ... Read more

Paddleboarding

Thursday, August 07, 2014      17 comments

I rented a paddleboard for a couple of days to see what it is like. It was fun. It was easier to balance than I thought it would be, but it still required constant vigilance ... Read more

Getting Serious About Weight (s)

Monday, August 04, 2014      16 comments

Here I am benching 50#. I later did 60. With a little more than a month to go until my one year anniversary on Spark, I have to say that strength training is the weakest link... Read more


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