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A Stolen Blog: Patience is the key to paradise.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      3 comments

Today's blog comes straight from today's 'Healthy Reflection' and I'm copying it here so I can find it again when I need it. Patience is NOT a strength of mine but I'm working on it: Patience is the key to paradise. - Turkish proverb ... Read more
Filled with gratitude
Sunday, July 03, 2011      6 comments

I was thinking of my Sparkfriends during church today. The sermon came from Matthew 11:28-30 which says "Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and ... Read more
Today's habit change - add intensity to my walks!
Monday, May 30, 2011      4 comments

Our BLC challenge for the weekend (Friday thru Monday) was to change a bad habit. This is working for me - I haven't traveled this weekend so haven't been able to work on my Friday change - making better food choices while traveling - but I ha... Read more
Summer in Georgia = MORE water!! Sunday's habit change.
Sunday, May 29, 2011      3 comments

First a report on yesterday's habit change - YES!! I straightened my house and folded some laundry BEFORE getting online - and topped it off by going for a long walk after a quick check-in. Today's habit change comes from all the walking I... Read more
Clean before computer - YES!!
Saturday, May 28, 2011      1 comments

I cannot tell a lie - I'm borrowing this idea from another BLC16 Sparker, ANIMEGRL97. I've been working for 3+ years to eliminate my bad habits and I can truly say I've made great progress - but her blog today hit on one I haven't conquered - t... Read more
NOW Challenge - Day 1
Friday, May 27, 2011      1 comments

Our biggest loser team has a weekend challenge: N: Nutrition: Stay in Calorie Range, Eat for Health! Keep Track, Log your Food and Stay in Range! (10 pts/day) Done! O: Overturn a bad habit--be it nutrition, physical, mental (ie beati... Read more
Today's thought - how my nutrition is like my budget....
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      4 comments

So I was reading a blog just now by a girl who walked 3 hours in the Relay for Life but ate one or two unhealthy items while hanging out with the rest of her team. She was telling the 'diet police' to stay off her case. It got me to thin... Read more
Gone walking.....
Monday, April 18, 2011      2 comments

I've been having a bit of a back issue for the past couple of days but today my back is almost back to normal and I got my 'usual' walk in. I'm retired so I don't feel the time crunch many of you have when it comes to exercise, so I tend to do... Read more
Who is that thin girl in the mirror?
Sunday, April 17, 2011      8 comments

Last week I was doing my TNT exercises, and part of the challenge is doing 1 minute of cardio between each set of an exercise. My cardio of choice is jumping or running in place on my mini trampoline. It just happened to be sitting in a place ... Read more
Purging 101
Saturday, April 16, 2011      9 comments

So for the past few months I've been working on purging the extra 'stuff' in my house that I no longer use or love. Its been a difficult but rewarding (and FREEing!) challenge. Having grown up in a rather poor household, I seem to have an 'I ... Read more
BLC16 - And we're OFF!!
Friday, April 15, 2011      3 comments

So Wednesday was the first 'official' day of BLC16 and I am so ready to get back in the groove. I was determined not to gain any weight during the two week break but a pound did sneak back on. I'm blaming the fact that our grandsons were here ... Read more
TNT Thursday - a TNT for 'Break'
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      2 comments

I'm loving the results of BLC and don't want to lose a bit of fitness during our 2 week break. So I'm going to do this TNT tomorrow and I'm posting it here in my blog in case you would like to join me!! As always, a BIG thank-you to Rhonda fo... Read more
Just when I thought it would never happen, it DID!!
Monday, March 28, 2011      8 comments

ok - so if you've been reading any of my recent blogs you know that I joined BLC15 on January 5th and FINALLY have made a habit of ST. I've been on this journey since April of 2008 and lost most of my weight by a combination of watching my food... Read more
Day 1 - SUNDAY TNT - Wanna play??
Sunday, March 27, 2011      3 comments

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Reflecting on 2011 and BLC15
Friday, March 25, 2011      4 comments

Part of this weekend's BLC15 challenge is to reflect - we can choose for ourselves WHAT to reflect on. This is an easy one for me because I've been doing just that for the past couple of days - reflecting on how very blessed my husband Phil and... Read more

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