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Good news!!
7/22/2014 2:52:22 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I took my son to the doctor yesterday for his follow up visit after his surgery. The doctor took the cast off of his right foot!! He didn't have as...  Read more


A Great First Day Back
7/21/2014 2:51:36 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Wow! Thanks for the comments on my first blog entry! I've never posted before and was surprised to see comments! I have to figure out how to respond t...  Read more


Gained almost 30 pounds. Time to restart
7/20/2014 3:30:52 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I lost a full 60 pounds thanks to Sparkpeople and got my BMI down into the normal range for the first time in over 15 years, but I gradually stopped u...  Read more


Time to Wake Up
7/18/2014 6:08:26 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm still waiting for my house guests to wake up. We have plans to go to the Mackensie-Childs Barn sale this morning. The weather will be great, and t...  Read more


What a difference a good workout makes!
7/16/2014 7:21:59 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I was woken up at 4:45 am today by the sound of my husbands alarm blaring. It was so loud that it scared me awake! Needless to say I didn't fall bac...  Read more


Little by little
7/15/2014 2:13:05 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I'm really excited that the scale has finally started to move the right way!! That totally made my day. It might not have been as much as I would've...  Read more


7/15/2014 11:56:54 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I hate being stressed. These past couple of weeks I have been so stressed that my body is becoming weak and I just want to sleep. My grandmas meds a...  Read more


The Single Leg Squat
7/15/2014 6:32:21 AM,  3 COMMENTS

About six years ago when I started working with a trainer, my focus was on building strength to keep up with the big guy on his Adirondack mountain hi...  Read more


I'm quietly doing it....I'm losing!
7/11/2014 4:01:43 PM,  1 COMMENTS

No special diet, no counting, no tracking, no off-limit foods, no time limit. Just eating less, rarely snacking, and moderate exercise. AND IT'S WOR...  Read more


On The Road
7/10/2014 4:42:35 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Right now I'm away from home. Daughter #1, her daughter #1 (8 weeks old) and I are on a grand tour, visiting family. My mother hadn't seen her great g...  Read more


Crazy Thought
7/10/2014 10:12:36 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I joined SP 2.5 years ago. Since that time I've had my fair share of ups and downs and I have shared them with this community. I've been up and praise...  Read more


Wishing I could go outside
7/9/2014 2:08:41 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It is a beautiful day here today! Sunny and about 75 degrees. Unfortunately I'm not able to be outside to enjoy it. I'm still taking care of my son...  Read more


Keep the Light Burning!
7/9/2014 10:40:28 AM,  3 COMMENTS

On this gloomy day when my body and soul and crying out for a little bit of sunshine, I decided to remember that if I cannot be the candle today...  Read more


Fighting the Bitterness
7/7/2014 8:55:43 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I needed to remind myself these words this morning. When I face negative people and circumstances, my spirits tends to 'choke' and so is my very...  Read more


Staying on Track
7/6/2014 11:36:57 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I've been struggling to stay on track with tracking foods, which is the most important thing for me to help with weight loss in my experience so far....  Read more


Advice from a Tree
7/6/2014 12:21:45 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Sometimes, all it takes is just a simple look around us to discover the beauty of life! Enjoy your Sunday!...  Read more


Prayer of a Thankful Heart
7/4/2014 11:54:05 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Lord, today I am thankful for just being here, being blessed, being alive. Bless this nation, bless this country, give us a thankful heart at all time...  Read more


Focus on the Positive!
7/3/2014 10:27:39 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Because I choose to believe that, I thought... What went right today? 1. I slept more than the usual. 2. I made a holiday menu of thing...  Read more


My sons recovery, day 5
7/2/2014 1:37:00 PM,  1 COMMENTS

My son's recovery seems to be going well. He is able to move around a little more today and the swelling in his left foot seems to be going down some...  Read more


Bad Day Attitude(s)!
7/2/2014 9:08:37 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Today, I am pretty much like this... but when it gets me to this... I remind myself of this... Have a blessed day my fr...  Read more


Whoopie Pie Wednesday
7/2/2014 7:31:15 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Yes indeed, today is whoopie pie Wednesday. Today's featured delight is a gingerbread whoopie pie with a triple ginger filling. Vegetarian, sure, v...  Read more


Beware - PMS on the Way!
7/1/2014 9:12:26 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Pretty much have all of these this week! 40 24...  Read more


F.E.A.R. or not???
6/30/2014 7:28:35 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I so love this one. As a sparker either one would be a top choice! 334...  Read more


Catching up
6/30/2014 1:54:03 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I hope you are all having a good Monday. It's been awhile that I've had a chance to blog. I've been wrapped up in my first year of nursing school....  Read more


6/30/2014 7:51:56 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Dropped a can, broke a toe. It's been almost two weeks now, still preventing me from certain physical activities. That's really the only complaint...  Read more


It's been a while...
6/29/2014 3:14:16 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So, it's been a while since I have been on here. I had my beautiful baby boy on December 1, 2013. I had to have a c-section, which then got infected a...  Read more


Fear of the Unknown
6/29/2014 2:43:47 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Last year in April, just a little after my thyroid removal surgery I hit the lowest weight I had been in years. It was partly due to the low-iodine di...  Read more


2014 Goals Update - Mid Year
6/24/2014 1:27:30 PM,  1 COMMENTS

This is more of a check in for me than anything. But please feel free to comment! 1. Try 5 New Things - In January we went snowtubing. I've...  Read more


Recipe Development - Arepas
6/24/2014 5:48:51 AM,  5 COMMENTS

This week I worked on arepas. (basically a South American flatbread, made with corn flour) Back in the mid 1980's, working in Berkeley, CA, I had...  Read more


A Good Day Ahead
6/20/2014 4:37:36 AM,  4 COMMENTS

3 a.m. The big guy and I took our coffee out to the back patio, as is our habit. It was cool and clear. Saw the Milky Way, Pluto, Neptune. Two sho...  Read more


Creatures of Habit
6/17/2014 6:56:05 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I started my 6 mile morning walk at 4:15 today. The first and last miles were on a very steep incline, the middle four, not so much. As usual, I saw...  Read more


Survived the weekend!
6/16/2014 8:53:48 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I survived the weekend, which was no small feat. I did have a beak through headache because of the stress yesterday. I did exactly what I said I wou...  Read more


Day 14.
6/12/2014 1:31:43 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I have made it 2 whole weeks. They say you develop new habits in 2 weeks (from what I have read 11-14 days it takes to develop a new habit). Eating...  Read more


Didn't do well over the weekend.
6/11/2014 11:17:20 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Well I had one of those stubble and fall moments. I did not do well over the weekend with eating. We had graduation parties and then I had some mome...  Read more


Starting Over
6/10/2014 9:52:59 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I can no longer be happy with a little here and a little there. I have to change. I don't care if I'm the monkey wrench. I must make this chang...  Read more


Shin Splints
6/10/2014 7:09:34 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I walk a lot. A lot. Usually I do my walk/run right out my door, sometimes up the hill, sometimes down. Always just off the edge of the road, in t...  Read more


Beginning of June Update
6/9/2014 2:09:57 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm sorry I haven't been here for about a week. I have been dealing with a nasty cold that seems to now be coming to an end. I did not get to exercise...  Read more


Went from 293 to 268...lost 25lbs so far!!! Yay!!!
6/9/2014 2:07:10 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Hello everyone, I know it's been a long time since you have heard from me. Just wanted to let you know all of the changes that I have made and my pro...  Read more


what a month
6/8/2014 10:33:49 PM,  0 COMMENTS

This past month has been very busy for me, and stressful. The busy part. Our neighbor has told us that he would let us use his truck to get m...  Read more


Day 3
6/6/2014 3:29:10 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I woke up this morning having a sore throat. I normally would drink a big glass of milk and this would go away. Not this time. Going to start runni...  Read more


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