I am the co-leader of a Biggest Loser team (no relation to the show except for the name) called the Purple Passion. We have room for a couple of members for the Summer Challenge. If you are looking for a small team that is very encouraging, this... Read more
I feel like I am starting to turn a corner. I have been pretty down for a few months now. But today I am feeling better than I have in a while.
I made a few small changes this week to make it easier to manage my time and keep track of every... Read more
So far so good - have tracked all my food for five days now. I forget how much it helps - and how quickly the calories can add up! It would be easier if I didn't have high blood pressure and need to watch my sodium. Lunch at work is the most dif... Read more
Today I signed up to walk a 5K at the end of March. "Just a Short Run" is the first place I met some Sparkers in person. The 5K is the day before my birthday - I have 79 days to get myself in good enough shape to do this. I know I couldn't do it... Read more
This is my song for the year - "Everyday People" - and a version I had never seen before, with the Family Stone and Prince.
My word for the year is "determined". I am goi... Read more
I didn't get much of anything done. It was my middle son's birthday and my other kids came over, as well as my niece and her family. We spent the day visiting.
I am down to the biggest items on my decluttering list. I have to finish paperwo... Read more
Continuing my discarding/purging/declutterin g -
Done on 12/27
1 Old CDs
2 Gifts you don’t want/use
3 Old electronics
4 Purses you never use
5 Change purses/wallets you never use
6 Old phones
7 Knickknacks that are taki... Read more
I have a friend, also named Deb, who is just about a year younger than me. Our oldest boys are the same age (now 34) and we met each other when they were 4 and in the same YMCA pre-school class. She and I have struggled with our weight over the ... Read more