KJMPEACHES's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=KJMPEACHES KJMPEACHES's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Moving on "Like a freight train"! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5803825 When I see a train coming down the tracks~~~ I wouldn't step in front of it. They move along to their destination. That's my motto on my journey to success. Be determined, blast away the temptations and get it done! <em>334</em> Of course there are still times and days that can be a problem. But just remembering that that train has great force and so do I <em>224</em> I will travel onward with my journey the same as a train. Letting no~one or nothing stop me! <em>104</em> <em>... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:39:59 EST Half Way To My Goal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5182192 <em>104</em> Thank you to this amazing site and all my SP friends! I'm doing it! Tracking, drinking water, eating feggies and moving more! Putting it all together works! <em>244</em> It takes giving myself time to plan out my meals in advance choosing the healthy food instead of all the high calorie food. No, I don't go without those food but I am learning how to plan them in and track them. <em>334</em> I'm still a McDonalds frequent visitor <em>224</em> but I know wha... Mon, 31 Dec 2012 12:25:23 EST Life's Curves http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5154677 As many of you know life put me through some curves on my journey. September 2011, I had a knee scope done. In October I got a blood clot and had to be put on Coumadin. As well as many other problems with it over this time frame. I was on that for 10 months. For those of you that don't know this medication (and I hope you never do) I had to watch my Vitamin K which everything green <em>371</em> <em>368</em> <em>373</em> has lots as well as other foods. So I ended up just eating w... Mon, 3 Dec 2012 11:58:56 EST Re~Grouping Process http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4490958 As many of you know I have been camping all summer! Had a blast and didn't do to bad as far as programming goes. I haven't gained all that I lost back. Less than 10 pounds~~~ which is great for me. Over the summer my right knee started hurting and just got worse. We came home on Wed. Sept. 7th. On Thurs. the 8th I saw an orthopedic specialist. He took xrays and the bone and joint were fine. So he had me in for an MRI on Friday at midnight! I know a weird time but it was open. Then t... Sun, 18 Sep 2011 11:49:10 EST Life Is Like A Cup Of Coffee http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4321738 <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3NgzQ9Pcsg&<BR>feature=youtu.be </link> <BR> Isn't it funny how we look at what others are doing to chose our paths? Here at Sparkpeople we look to each other for motivation and inspiration to make this journey of weight loss and getting healthy! We want the coffee whether the cup is expensive or cheap,,,, were all here for the same reason to help one another on our journey. I'm making the best of what tools I have,,, living simply,,, speaking kindly,,,,... Sat, 25 Jun 2011 10:57:24 EST I'm a New Butterfly With Wings http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4296874 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/4/l34985698.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I decided to challenge myself on this camping trip! Usually it's all about eating! Oh, of course family,,,, camp fires,,,, relaxing,,,, boating,,,shopping, and site seeing. I have decided that this trip will be different as far as my eating and exercising! This is my plan~ <BR> 1. I will eat in my range. <BR> 2. I will walk and count my steps. (Got new battery for pedometer today) <BR> 3. I will walk with... Mon, 13 Jun 2011 21:54:23 EST Awaited Wishes & Dreams Do Come True http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4258882 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/2/l929163345.jpg"> <BR> I have wanted a Grandfather clock for as long as I can remember! My oldest son that died 5 years ago July 15th loved clocks too! When he died I said someday I'm going to buy a Grandfather clock in his memory! Last week I hit a goal of Onederland! Last Friday was my Dad's Birthday,,,, <em>44</em> that he now celebrates in heaven. <em>43</em> <BR> I decided to check out our local furniture store that carries Howard M... Thu, 26 May 2011 23:32:17 EST What I Have Learned In 6 Months http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4196173 I've moved forward more days than falling backwards! <em>250</em> I'm a work in progress but I'm here and still doing it! <em>334</em> I love SparkPeople and all my new friends! <em>220</em> I have belonged to many different programs~ I can come to this site day or night and get motivation and be inspired my others experiences. Also it doesn't matter how fast the journey is taken ~ it just matters that I'm on the journey and learning to be healthy with my lifestyle !!!! <em>252</em... Thu, 28 Apr 2011 10:24:21 EST My Dear SparkFriends!!! Hugs To All Of You!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4096156 I want all my Sparkfriends to know whether I receive a message, a goodie, a comment, a like to something on my feeds, or just a smile, I APPRECIATE it all! When I found SparkPeople I knew I had found my circle of friends! The many friendships I have formed and the many friends I will develop during this journey mean so much to me! <em>304</em> <BR> <BR> I have a lot on my plate. I am full guardian to 2 special needs adopted adult sons who require a lot of my time. I along with my hu... Wed, 16 Mar 2011 13:25:37 EST Exercise & Routine Procedure http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3968110 Having a routine Colonoscopy today! The prep is the worst part. Had to start liquids Wednesday PM. Yesterday was all liquids and then last night drinking the solution. Then up this AM to drink it all over again. Just out of curiosity I got on scales this AM. What a let down! Wouldn't you think you would lose weight! Heck NO,,, I gained 2#. Seeing my official weigh in isn't until Monday we'll see what happens. Not going to stress over it. It's not a lifetime. Only a week! Then I f... Fri, 28 Jan 2011 07:04:44 EST Mixed Feelings Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3933365 Today is my weigh in day!!! I slept and stayed in bed extra long today! Today is my oldest son that died July 15, 2006 Birthday. He was 39. Today he would have been 44. My little chihuahua "Precious" kept licking my hand and getting me to pet her. (Just like she knew its going to be a hard day for me.) I got up after playing with her and she made me smile and laugh. I went in the bathroom knowing it was my weigh in day. I got on scales and I lost 2.2 #, for a total of 20.2 # since O... Mon, 17 Jan 2011 12:28:04 EST Feeling Good !!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3786320 I have been on program since Monday, October 25, 2010. I am amazed to have lost 13.25# as of this morning. I love SparkPeople and how the site, community and information has helped me. I think I'm addicted to doing well for myself now. What a great addiction!!!!! I have worked my lifestyle into the program, including eating out. I'm finding that having variety in workouts and fitness activities is the key. Not the same things everyday. I have joined SparkTeams and challenges are ... Mon, 15 Nov 2010 20:32:20 EST