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  • The Big Question

    9/22/2016 2:23:39 PM, by GOLFGMA

    The big question, WHY EXERCISE So many people think they don't need exercise because they stay real busy 8 hours a day and feel that is enou... Read more

  • Overcoming Medication Haze

    9/21/2016 8:05:06 AM, by JULMATT

    The new medication I am on makes me really sleepy. Lots of mornings all I want to do is crawl back in bed and stay there to avoid the medicati... Read more

  • Did I Mention?

    9/20/2016 7:38:02 AM, by GOLFGMA

    Just in case I failed to add in other blogs, I Love Walking! My day is just incomplete if I don't get a chance to stretch those legs in a good o... Read more

  • New Streaks

    9/19/2016 7:48:36 AM, by JULMATT

    Today is a new day. I have pain management that is working and I have energy and the drive to get back on track. Best way to do that is to sta... Read more

  • It Can Be Done

    9/18/2016 2:57:15 PM, by GOLFGMA

    If a Dandelion can cut through stone surely we ... Read more

  • Sparkpeople Coach Challenge Today

    9/15/2016 8:33:03 AM, by JULMATT

    3 Accomplishments 1. Admitting I might need my roommates (parents) to pick up a bit more around the house for the next few weeks/months. ... Read more

  • Drainpipes?

    9/14/2016 4:14:20 PM, by GOLFGMA

    While waiting in line at Walmart today I picked up a "First" magazine and zeroed in on an article regarding the lymph system. According to t... Read more

  • Never Give Up

    9/12/2016 6:50:59 AM, by GOLFGMA

    We all have days when things just don't go right... Read more

  • Negative Thoughts Move Aside.

    9/12/2016 6:11:27 AM, by JULMATT

    It has been over a week since I even considered writing a blog. I have been sick and fighting pain. Both left me tired and pure out exhausted.... Read more

  • Staying Power

    9/9/2016 4:57:13 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Some of us have been Sparksters for a few years. I am a 5 year member and I have what you might call "staying power" or perseverance. I may be ... Read more

  • Do You Have It?

    9/7/2016 8:50:46 PM, by GOLFGMA

    I'm sure that some of us do but others are lacking. I am talking about.............. Read more

  • We Can Do IT

    9/6/2016 9:07:55 AM, by GOLFGMA

    Sometimes when doing a workout that is hard we t... Read more

  • Golf And More

    9/5/2016 5:00:00 PM, by GOLFGMA

    The photo is of my daughter. She drove us to our v... Read more

  • Rain! Rain!

    8/31/2016 10:20:03 AM, by GOLFGMA

    We are on vacation in and today we had planned to lay around the pool in the . We have to make an alternative plan be... Read more

  • Needs Some Advice

    8/30/2016 1:50:00 PM, by JULMATT

    I had a great day Monday. Ate under my calorie range and had motivation to exercise. Today, I woke up to a known stressful day. I thought I ha... Read more

  • TodayWe arrived in Myrtle Beach

    8/30/2016 6:53:23 AM, by GOLFGMA

    We arrived in Myrtle Beach yesterday in the middle of a thunder storm. It was raining so hard we could barely see to d... Read more

  • Disgusted

    8/29/2016 8:16:01 AM, by JULMATT

    Okay, it is official the last two and half weeks of stress/emotional, depression, and plan out not giving a darn has caught up with me on the ... Read more

  • Oh No!

    8/27/2016 5:18:18 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Oh no, was exactly how I felt today when I finished 18 holes of golf and after lunch went to the computer to sync my tracker to see if I had my 1... Read more

  • Non-Scale Victory

    8/27/2016 10:45:36 AM, by JULMATT

    I have been on the Healthy Lifestyle Journey since June 2 2015. Then I weighed 299 pounds, waist measured 50 inches. Hips measured 56. Now I w... Read more

  • Another Surprise!

    8/26/2016 8:29:30 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Each Thursday, my home golf course has a Captain's Choice tournament . The teams are drawn out in four man teams by one of the staff. We then a... Read more

  • Stress verses Healthy Life

    8/25/2016 8:05:53 AM, by JULMATT

    Life is like a ball game when you are struggling to live a healthy life. Each person has a different aspect that makes the game tight for them... Read more

  • Vacation Time

    8/24/2016 2:36:20 PM, by GOLFGMA

    It's almost time for vacation. Will be heading to one of our favorite spots, Myrtle Beach, SC, on Monday for 5 days. Read more

  • Amazing Feeling

    8/24/2016 7:23:51 AM, by JULMATT

    Yesterday was a busy day and I managed to fit in exercise. Not as much as I hoped for, but my ankle decided to twinge and I had to keep my wor... Read more

  • Plan of Attack

    8/23/2016 5:58:12 AM, by JULMATT

    Lots of things I want to and need to get done today, so there will be more temptation and urges. I will fight the urge to grab a quick unhealt... Read more

  • Better Week Ahead

    8/22/2016 8:50:01 AM, by JULMATT

    Last week was a total disaster when it came to eating healthy and exercising. I worked out 4 days, but each of those days I overate, majorly. ... Read more

  • Wisdom

    8/21/2016 8:18:20 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Our Pastor spoke on a very good topic this morning. He started the discourse with a question. The question: What do you think is meant by ... Read more

  • It's Big!

    8/18/2016 6:13:03 AM, by GOLFGMA

    Yesterday, August 17, 2016 was a big day for me! You see, after playing Stonewall Golf Course for 23 years, I finally had a Hole in One! <... Read more

  • Just 10

    8/17/2016 7:21:57 AM, by GOLFGMA

    I joined the team to find 30 minutes a day for e... Read more

  • The Reason

    8/16/2016 6:13:15 PM, by GOLFGMA

    This almost made me want to include an image of ... Read more

  • Loss and Gain

    8/15/2016 8:35:42 AM, by JULMATT

    Over the last week and half stress and stress eating has invaded my entire life, or so it feels like. Saturday my day calmed down. Sunday beca... Read more

  • Pride!

    8/14/2016 8:05:48 PM, by GOLFGMA

    I was so happy to see golf included in the Olymp... Read more

  • Shopping Trip

    8/13/2016 9:30:38 AM, by JULMATT

    Time of year to prepare for the winter months, which for me meant having to add a couple of pair of jeans to my wardrobe. I had to throw two a... Read more

  • It's My Fifth

    8/11/2016 3:40:25 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Today is my fifth anniversary on Spark People. ... Read more

  • Life Upside Ramble

    8/11/2016 9:20:47 AM, by JULMATT

    First thought this morning was why does it matter if I eat right or not. I gave into that thought to start with and went for some baked onions... Read more

  • Celebrating The 94th

    8/10/2016 8:52:22 AM, by GOLFGMA

    I feel so blessed that we were able to get together as family this past Sunday to celebrate my Mother's 94th birthday. Read more

  • FYI KettleBell Lovers

    8/9/2016 7:41:56 PM, by GOLFGMA

    I have liked KettleBell exercises since the first time I tried them. Yesterday I accidentally found a new instructor and loved her video. I was ... Read more

  • Broken Streak

    8/8/2016 6:25:23 AM, by JULMATT

    I was aiming for a second 30 day 30 minute cardio, but I strained the ligament in my bad ankle and had to let it rest yesterday. Iíll restart ... Read more

  • Wow! Stressors Go Away.

    8/6/2016 10:45:29 AM, by JULMATT

    Last three days have been an emotional roller coaster for me. I had promised myself that this known upcoming stressor wasnít going to beat me.... Read more

  • Instant Weight Loss!

    8/5/2016 4:08:25 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Did I forget to mention for Snow women only? ... Read more

  • Blood Sugar Level Blahs.

    8/5/2016 7:50:51 AM, by JULMATT

    Yesterday my blood sugar decided to stay low. All day, no matter what I ate or how much. Itís unusual behavior led to me overeating. Majorly. ... Read more

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