THINKING "POSITIVE" IN THE NEW YEAR!
HAPPY NEW YEAR to everyone and my best wishes to all of you for continued success and many new friendships that blossom throughout the coming days!
Since my last blog in early November, my life has been a myriad of trials and tribulations th... Read more
Follow up...............When do you let go?
Thanks to all of you that posted on my last blog. I truly appreciate all your kind words and advice. I think my parenting of Katie would be so different if I didn't have so many concerns regarding her health. This affects her lifestyle contin... Read more
When do you let go?
I really need the advice and support of my spark friends on this one!
My youngest daughter Katie has struggled throughout her life with both personal and health problems since entering middle school. I have always been there to counsel her w... Read more
Weight loss reality check!
I have been humbling myself all week because I have not lost a tremendous amount of weight since July 2010 when I officially joined sparkpeople.com. However, at the beginning of my own journey in May 2010, I started out weighing in at a whoppin... Read more
I am wishing all my spark buddies a "Happy Autumn"!
It is probably one of my favorite times of the year being a New Englander. The trees are just starting to change color and the mornings are crisp and cool. This signifies a time of change,... Read more
Tracking tips on the go?
I have been picking peoples brains over how to keep track of the nutritional values of non published restaurant meals.
I eat out a lot due to frequent travel and personal issues. In saying this, I still enjoy the "out of the ordinary" food c... Read more
Motivate me please?
In all honesty, for the past few weeks, I have only been half into this! Why can't I get myself back to where I was just a short time ago. I start the day with good intentions and then something goes "haywire" and I'm off course. I am not eati... Read more
25 years and counting.....
Well it's official, We've been married for 25 years!
Our celebration began in Chicago last Thursday and, as far as I'm concerned, there was no better place to be for such a momentous occasion. We experienced as much of this great city as we c... Read more
A DIFFERENT ME!
I have to admit that I have not been as careful or committed to this new healthier life style as I was just a few weeks ago, but then again, I haven't blown it either. WHY? I'm in a different zone now, I"M A DIFFERENT ME! It really didn't hit... Read more
ABC's of Me
KSHAGGY had this as a Blog entry (she found it on another Blog and so on). I thought, like her, that it's a great way to get to know each other. So here are the ABC's of Me! Please share yours........
A = Age: 58
B = Bed size: Quee... Read more
What makes this different...........?
I have been living my life in this new way, with all this wonderful support for just over one month now! I have to admit, I have had my ups and downs, but what makes this different is I now have the ability to keep on going. I have finally com... Read more
STINKIN' THINKIN' - what is that?
I was reading some posts in the Sparkpeople Café this morning and I was totally intrigued by the one labeled STINKIN' THINKIN' and started questioning what that means to me. Catchy little title, isn't it?
Entering my second month on this s... Read more
"PATIENCE IS A VIRTUE"
The weight finally came off, 1.8 pounds to be exact.
I'm not completely overjoyed because I had a stomach bug yesterday and the nausea was overwhelming. I skipped lunch altogether and consumed only 846 calories over the course of the day. I ... Read more
IS SALT MY ENEMY - TRUE OR FALSE?
I was off to a good start on this new program, logging my food intake on the Nutrition Tracker and getting good results. The first 5 pounds virtually flew off. I know that I am staying well within my calorie range, eating a balanced diet of fr... Read more
Avoiding the heat and a Wendy's treat!
It hotter than you know what today, in fact, it has been all week. I'm planning on doing my circuit training again at Curves, since anything outside today is out of the question. I really need to get some exercise in, especially since I had ... Read more
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