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Back pain stalls my exercise streak.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      2 comments

So yesterday, I found myself in extreme pain in my lower left back. I didn't know what I had done, except to drive a friend to her doctors appointment in her car which is definitely different than my own. I went to my chiropractor this morning... Read more
Motivational Movie - Captain America
Monday, August 15, 2011      3 comments

So for my trek through the Spark book I was supposed to choose a motivational movie to watch. When my husband & I went Saturday to the movies with my son and his girlfriend, our goal was to spend time with them. To open up my relationship togeth... Read more
Okay I finally blew it
Saturday, August 13, 2011      5 comments

We went to Studio Movie Grill to see our movie, I drank three 21 ounce glasses of water, but I had a turkey burger, and the closest I could come in calculating its nutrition values comes from another restaurant. I was shocked at how many calorie... Read more
Needing a Push today
Friday, August 12, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday I went swimming at a neighboring city's pool/gym only for people over 50 years old. It was a really nice pool. Lanes for doing laps, an area to walk against the flow of water, an area to do aerobics, two areas for water whirlpools. I ... Read more
Putting food before People
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      4 comments

Last summer when my husband and I went on our vacation to Oregon and Washington State, I had an eye opener. At the end of the trip I realized that I had made food the center of everything I did and not the people I was with. I love fresh se... Read more
Looking forward to weighing less than my husband!!
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      3 comments

For some time I have weighed more that my husband. Tonight when I was working out on the stationary bike, he was sitting at the table with our grandson, and called me Sparky. WooHoo. I said "yeah I am getting more energy, doing all this exercis... Read more
Monday, August 08, 2011      1 comments

I started my serious journey in healthy eating just two months ago. Along with increasing my exercise. But my desires began years ago. But then became blocked because I have learned is I had a desire or a wish to get healthier, but did not have... Read more
Rewarding myself
Thursday, August 04, 2011      1 comments

The other day, I weighed in and weighed 3 lbs lighter than two weeks ago. Unlike one of my Spark friends, I do get on the scale every day, and hope for a change. Most days, it hadn't gone down. But it did this week. Yeah! When I got my hair... Read more
Good friends
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      2 comments

I have met so many good friends here on Spark People just in the last month. I am so very grateful for those who have been supportive of me, not only in my journey to loose weight, but also in other stresses of my life. And today, I got to ... Read more
Making progress
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      3 comments

Today began with sleeping in late, a weigh in on the bathroom scale. I weighed three lbs lighter! Yeah. Went to get my car inspected, and decided to reward myself with a new haircut. I also made an appointment for later in the week to have ... Read more
Healthy dinner
Monday, August 01, 2011      3 comments

I was really craving fresh salmon, especially since the last time we had it, was from a major grocery store chain, frozen and tasted like cardboard. So I went to a major warehouse chain and bought the fresh salmon that they sell. Yes it is far... Read more
Friday, July 29, 2011      5 comments

There has been stress in my life this week. So that I have had a hard time remembering what I ate for lunch by the time I got to dinner. But I am having victory in my eating. I made Chef Meg's summer vegetable soup tonight for supper, and just k... Read more
Made my visutal today
Thursday, July 21, 2011      3 comments

My visual isn't a bunch of pictures, but rather words. Words that inspire me, and motivate me. it consists of two scrapbook pages: On the first I put my picture that is my profile picture, on the top I put I'M GIVI... Read more
New Long term goals I am setting for myself
Monday, July 18, 2011      3 comments

Over this weekend, I spent time envisioning the things that I might like to do when I am healthier and able to get around better. Currently I have a hard time getting out of bed in the morning if I don't have anything on my day's agenda. I ... Read more
July 15, 2011 Friday My first AhAh moment
Friday, July 15, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday I read a quote that made me really think: "Goals that are not written down are just wishes." Anonymous It all clicked. The reason that all of my supposed goals were never met was because I had not figured out how to write them dow... Read more

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