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  • favorite lunch

    4/24/2017 12:25:28 PM, by TXCURIOUS

    one of my favorite lunches is this... 1 green pepper sliced, one onion sliced, a cup or so of broccoli slaw, black pepper grind fresh and carving board chicken... all sauteed til nice and hot but still crispy and served over a bed of salad greens with ranch dressing, it has to be a crea... Read more

  • LAUGH OUT LOUD

    4/24/2017 7:24:27 AM, by 1935MARY

    Laugh out Loud I woke up at 5 this morning, nothing unusual about that, but it was the first night I had slept all night without waking up, but I was busting at the seams. I got up went to the bathroom and got a cup of coffee and went back to my room and watched a little TV , I love the old shows. ... Read more

  • Look how far I have come,but how far will I go

    4/21/2017 12:30:48 PM, by 1935MARY

    I been back on sparkpeople for about 25 days, and looking at the distance I have come , well I think it is amazing. When I first came back I realized that the first try at this was for all the wrong reasons........ When my mother was ill and dying , with tear filled eyes she said promise me you wil... Read more

  • SPRING

    4/18/2017 9:21:05 PM, by ICECUB

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  • Walking and logging

    4/17/2017 4:03:55 AM, by AUTUMNAGATE

    I am writing down every bite, and walking every day. I am sparking and know I am not alone. ... Read more

  • Start of Journey - Control Pain, Weight, B/P, and Fitness

    4/11/2017 8:32:32 AM, by KAYMIAMI

    Goals Short Term 1.) Walk 1,000 feet at least five times a week 2.) Keep pain under control - under level 4 max every day 3.) Keep B/P under control - 135 or less/ 80 or less 4.) Lose Weight - 15 points Long Term 1.) Walk 5,000 feet per day 2.) Swim twice a week for 20 minutes ... Read more

  • Celebration

    4/11/2017 7:47:28 AM, by 1935MARY

    The birds are singing, outside my windows, they seem so happy and it fills my heart and soul with warmth. I too am singing .My sugar number good 111 and that is something to be happy about. I got 8 glasses of water in yesterday. It took me two weeks but that is ok I finally did it. I weighed in th... Read more

  • That was then, This is now

    4/10/2017 1:15:16 PM, by 1935MARY

    Before I started back here I would look in the mirror, what did I see , a glob, one big glob looking back at me . A miserable, depressed, self loathing glob. One that felt sorry for herself, daydreaming about when she was young, healthily . at 106 lbs. in tears making herself promises , of startin... Read more

  • Work Out Out with Fat and In w skinniness

    4/7/2017 8:33:04 AM, by FITINSPIREBABE

    Wednesday nite I went to my Indoor Cycling and went 15.5 miles in 1 hr & 5mins just a mile short of Tuesday's distance but I was soo sore tho. Then Thursday I didn't go to the gym because I had RCIA but wished I could but by the time I got home it would be 9:30pm so I just figured just eat hea... Read more

  • If I stumble I want fall

    4/7/2017 8:00:07 AM, by 1935MARY

    Yesterday was a bad day for me, due to the sleep , or not much sleep the night before. My legs was bothering me, not hurting, restless. Between my legs and going to the bathroom 7 times, I got about 2 hours of good sleep. When I got up , my legs, my hole body felt like jello and did for most of th... Read more

  • Back At It

    4/5/2017 12:28:05 PM, by FITINSPIREBABE

    Its been awhile since ive last posted and a lot has happened I was thrown into a downward spiral depression with everything going on in the House project to Relationship to family drama with my aunt that's crazy.!!!!! So now im back and back for good! On the positive side I started my RCIA to ... Read more

  • My inspiration

    4/5/2017 6:50:25 AM, by 1935MARY

    Today I am already feeling better about myself. My sugar number 104 . When you start out good it is easier to stay good all day, plus I feel better, a little more energy, more will power, better mind set and strength to carry on. This day is going to be great. I have a house to clean today, which me... Read more

  • Country livin'

    4/4/2017 5:28:54 PM, by TXCURIOUS

    these are the days, when you got nothing better to do than to laze in the sun or watch the laundry dry or snooze in the neighbor's weed patch and no not that kind of weed... there is always something to do... but there is also tomorrow to do it. ... Read more

  • radishes

    4/4/2017 9:09:33 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    In my garden I seeded radishes again this year. Last year they did not do so well in the spot I had them, so this year I try again and hope I have a better location. this is why... (from Rodale organic gardening) : Radishes.. often nothing more than a rose-shaped garnish on salads, radis... Read more

  • On the seventh day

    4/4/2017 7:51:22 AM, by 1935MARY

    Today was time to weigh in, down 1.1/2 pounds. I take that as a win. The biggest thing on the seventh day is my sugar numbers, although they are up and down a little they are improving. On this day eight I am sitting a new goal for myself and goal I am positive I can reach by July 10th , my next d... Read more

  • A small step

    4/3/2017 7:22:40 AM, by 1935MARY

    Good morning. I am not a breakfast eater, never have been. Today I am ,taking that small step. I am going to have a yogurt, not much, but it is a big deal for me. Going from nothing to a lit of something. Then get dress and off to clean a house, that is my work out today .LOL . Everyone have a won... Read more

  • APRIL

    4/2/2017 7:20:52 PM, by ICECUB

    HI IT IS A NEW MONTH. I JUST GOT BACK FROM WALKING. I AM ADDING ,MORE FRUITS. LAST YEAR WAS NOT GOOD. I AM DETERMINED THIS WILL BE A GOOD PRODUCTIVE YEAR. I HHAVE GAIN NOW IN PROCESS OF GETTING IT OFF. ... Read more

  • Seeing things differently

    4/1/2017 9:47:59 AM, by 1935MARY

    I stepped on the scale today. I was just checking. It has only been 5 days and I wasn't expecting anything, and it wasn't much a few ounces, but that didn't bother me. No not at all. I know it takes time, but losing weight is not my top goal. Do I want to lose, do I need to lose. you bet I do. The m... Read more

  • Yesterday challenged me

    3/31/2017 9:51:30 AM, by 1935MARY

    Yesterday was a crazy, demanding day. I started out picking up my granddaughter to help clean a house, which took 2 hours, went by doctor's office to do lab work, ran her to Walmart to pick up something, to her mother's, to an appointment, stopped at subway grabbed lunch . It was 2 o'clock and I h... Read more

  • Fall Seven Times, Stand Up Eight

    3/30/2017 8:36:43 PM, by LDYSABELLA

    This is a Japanese proverb that I need to take to heart. It needs to be my mantra. Here I am again, returning to what I know I have to do to get healthy and fit. We had a huge family crisis last summer leading to our being estranged indefinitely from my oldest child and grand child. Over the ho... Read more

  • I am putting my fi

    3/28/2017 4:49:03 PM, by 1935MARY

    I was doing this over a year ago. I had my a1c number down, had went down on my insulin, and had lost some weight slower then I wanted , but it was working. Everything started happen , and I started putting everyone before me again , and slowly slipped away from this , but it is the only thing that... Read more