MAMAWOF12's SparkPeople Blog MAMAWOF12's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community WOW, IS IT 2013 ALREADY? BUT! I really want to stop this yo-yo ups and downs with my weight. I am 10 years older, and have a lot of health issues. I now have both my knees totally replaced, and my left hip totally replaced. BUT isn't that to help me to move and walk without so much pain. And the operations was successful. I may have fibromyalgia, BUT I can still move. I have degenerate disc disease. BUT I have medication that helps with all this. I must be thankful for what I can do. I do not want to use my healt... Wed, 23 Jan 2013 08:27:13 EST Blundered Another Time, But This Too Can Be Turned Around Time and time again I want to start out the New Year with a promise to lose weight. I start out pretty good, then I slip and then just throw away it all. Now it is a real health issue for me. I have both my knees replaced, and one of my hips replaced. I am a boarderline diabetic. My Doctor has told me that I can turn this around with weight loss. I am still right where I left of at 216 lbs. I should be ashamed of this. No I will not put it that way. I will start today and improve eac... Sun, 30 Dec 2012 19:21:47 EST 7 come 11 7 come 11. That sounds lucky. Luck does not have anything to do with the changes that I must take to lose the weight and become healthy. I have been a drifting member since 2007. Ridding some weigh, only to turn around and finding it. I commit myself to improve this year. I will exercise 5 times a week for 1 hour each day. I weighed myself the 1st day of 2011. Disappointed, but not even surprised (since my close no longer fit). YUCK I am back to 212 lbs. I have been exercising, ... Sun, 16 Jan 2011 13:50:48 EST Smile, God Loves You This picture is my reminder for the month. Besides being my 12th Grandchild and keeps me smiling.. <img src=""> <em>334</em> Thu, 30 Sep 2010 20:39:11 EST I Begin My Journey Today With Prayer I Pray that I will not give into the temptation. That I will do what is pleasing to God. That God can use me as an example. This is a new day for me in my journey to success. Thu, 13 May 2010 09:16:25 EST Winter Blob or Winter Blogging Winter Winter be gone!! I have things to do and places to go. I don't dare venture out in this snow. So I am now sending out a winter Blog and asking for some creative ideas to get my walking done while inside my house. Well today I am going to strap on my OLE walkman and do some extra moves as I get threw my house dusting, sweeping, mopping, and prepare to clean the carpet. Well with that all said I now have the SPARK that I need. Will blog again another day. Give it my all. I can ge... Tue, 16 Feb 2010 10:43:53 EST Beginning to see the change It has been a long journey but I am beginning to see many changes. I am so glad that I am a part of Spark. <em>220</em> Thu, 17 Sep 2009 16:29:55 EST Continue on my journey <img src=""> <BR> May I never forget to give My Lord God the glory for the succcesses He allows along this wonderful journey. Mon, 10 Aug 2009 19:28:24 EST I'm losing like theTurtle slow, but study. <img src="">This is me when I joined SparkPeople. I have a way to go yet to get to my goal. I'm like a turtle, I am getting there slow, but sure. <em>134</em> Mon, 20 Jul 2009 19:10:05 EST Dear Exercise I am sorry Exercise that we are not the friends that I thought we would be. I have been spending a lot of time hanging out with Healthy Eating. Now don't get me wrong Healthy Eating has really helped although it has left me pretty gassy from the fiber. <BR> I keep meaning to get with you Exercise. I really do! For some reason I can always find some kind of excuse not to. <BR> I have however come to realize that I cannot expect you to help me if I don't allow you to. So here is the de... Wed, 13 May 2009 13:06:40 EST How to keep on <BR> Happiness keeps you sweet. Trials keep you strong. Sorrows keep you human. Failures keep you humble. Success keeps you glowing, but only God can keep you going. Fri, 3 Apr 2009 19:40:50 EST Who Are My Neighbors? N is for neighbor. Many of us have neighbors who are not actively inbolved in church or <BR> Sunday School. <BR> E is for employees and employers. Are all the people you work with actively involved in a <BR> church? <BR> I is for interesting people. Every day we meet a lot of interesting people who are not actively <BR> involved in church or a Bible Study. <BR> G is for general contacts - people at the bank, spa, classroom, service station, or grocery <BR> store. <B... Fri, 27 Feb 2009 15:40:57 EST Life <img src=""> Life is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift to God. Live simply. Love generously. Leave the rest to God. Fri, 20 Feb 2009 16:02:36 EST One Day At A Time. I struggle with my over weight issues day by day. I know that the more I continue to stay focused on a new Me at the end I can get to My healthy weight. <em>12</em> Mon, 12 Jan 2009 15:45:57 EST Praying Hands <em>296</em> There are hands that help and comfort, <BR> Hands that plan and teach, <BR> Hands that rest and hands that strive <BR> For a goal just out of reach, <BR> Hands that grasp and hands that give, <BR> Hands that work and play, <BR> Friendly hands and loving hands <BR> That soothes life's cares away. <BR> But praying hands are the dearest <BR> In the sight of God above <BR> For in their sweet and earnest clasp <BR> Are reverence and love. <BR> No hands can do an unkind act <BR> Nor c... Thu, 1 May 2008 17:05:19 EST