After 7 miserable years on cholesterol meds my latest blood test has finally showed that I have dropped below the healthy range for cholesterol and my doctor has taken me off of my cholesterol meds ( for the rest of my life, I hope!) . Everythin... Read more
Yesterday I did my first 5K. My company does one on our property every year. This year was the 15th year. It was a great race for me because it was definitely for fun and fitness but no matter how uncompetetive you feel there is something about ... Read more
* List all the reasons you want to lose or maintain your weight
1. I worked very hard to get here and I never want to have to do it again.
2. I love it when someone tells me I look great.
3. I'm getting older and I want to stay healthy.
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Just back from the marvelous Strawberry Music festival yesterday. Four days of every conceivable type of Music from Blue grass to cool jazz and gangsta funk. John Hyatt and K. D. Lang were the headliners and they were both awesome. There was als... Read more
Every morning I look forward to my three trivia questions presented by Spark Trivia. www.sparkpeople.com/reso urce/games_home.asp
The questions can be on any topic but they always help me increase my knowledge of health, fi... Read more
We used to eat out almost every night when we had more demanding jobs that got home after 7:00 every night. Now my work responsibilities have really calmed down and my DH has retired so we hardly ever eat dinner out any more. My DH takes full re... Read more
This weekend was my anniversary. My very dear husband and myself have been together for 39 short years. We've owned a vacation home in the Sierras for the last 5 years and that has been a great purchase. It is so relaxing and beautiful up there ... Read more
One Flaw In Women
They have strengths that amaze men.....
They bear hardships and they carry burdens, but they hold happiness, love and joy.
They smile when they want to scream.
They sing when they want to cry.
They... Read more
Taken from BBonet's blog
I have added my name to the bottom of the list.
Never Quit Pledge
Friday, June 29, 2012
Today, I promise I will not quit.
I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will ... Read more
My friend sent this and I thought it's pretty cool so I'll share:
Written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of the Plain Dealer, Cleveland , Ohio .
My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is the column once more:
1. Life isn't fai... Read more
On the last day of June last year I joined Spark People. I decided to go down the weight loss path again and get down to my favorite weight of 130 again. I knew I would need to track my food (I'm a pro at dieting) and when I looked for an ap to ... Read more
My healthy foods are in the cupboard, either at home or at work. Only healthy snacks for me.
I log my food every day and stay within my calorie range.
My walking shoes are in the car or on my feet. I commit to 40,000 steps a week.
I'm a... Read more
A while back I decided my goal weight would be 130. Then a friend suggested that I make it 128 so if I go up a lb or two afterwards I won't freak out. Sounded sensible so I changed my goal to 128. Well I've stuck to my Meal Plan and put together... Read more
I guess I was at a low point after over indulging at our Valentine's day celebration dinner (fried calamari, Lobster astice "cream sauce central" , Chocolate lava cake) and not being able to run yesterday but I ran into two so called friends th... Read more