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Friends 60th wedding anniversary celebration
I didn't need to over do my eating at this celebration, but I did. I allowed myself to enjoy the food, and the fun of being with people who were celebrating. My daughter said that I should put celebrating my 60th wedding anniversary on my goals... Read more
Value of family relationships
Carol is my daughter, she will be 26 this October. She started me exercising about 10 years ago when she was 16 and still in high school. I am thankful for her encouragement to keep active, and to take care of myself.
She hasn't been judgment... Read more
Back pain stalls my exercise streak.
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
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
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
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
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!!
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
GETTING SERIOUS ABOUT GETTING HEALTHY
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
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
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
Today began with sleeping in late, a weigh in on the bathroom scale. I weighed three lbs lighter!
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
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
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
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