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1st sweaty work out!

Thursday, August 27, 2015      1 comments

I'm on a streak -getting back into a gym routine after a couple years of stress & extra eating. I got to 13,000 steps on Tuesday (my hips were very unhappy with me that night!) and passed 12,000 today. Read more

hard day

Saturday, August 22, 2015      2 comments

Going through old family things, working with my sister to inventory the house. We started this project 2 years ago, and this was one of those situations where you always think there will be more time... until there isn't. Mom's not here to ask ... Read more

Gym x3 days this week!

Thursday, August 20, 2015      1 comments

I'm so proud of me and I think my Mom would be too. She was going to Senior Fit at the Nursing Home 3x /week and that's my goal: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday. Sunday was pretty nice; not a lot of people there. I went early, no need to change c... Read more

Begin As You Mean To Go On

Sunday, August 16, 2015      1 comments

My Mom passed away on Tuesday. She'd been in a Nursing Home for the last 2 & 1/2 years and I had a routine of going to see her twice a week, every week, unless I was out of town. It was usually Wednesday or Thursday evening (after work) and Sund... Read more

Death and Taxes

Saturday, August 15, 2015      3 comments

The only sure things in this world, right? Everyone dies sometime. This week I lost my Mom. I loved her dearly and had spent time every week for the last several years helping her or visiting her in the Nursing Home. It was one of the reasons ... Read more

New Year -where I stand now

Thursday, January 01, 2015      3 comments

Was reading CINNAMARIE's blog post:
ual.asp?blog_id=5842580 and thinking how I completely relate. I too am back up 40-ish lbs from my Spark low. I feel like I've done this SO m... Read more

Fitbit love

Friday, January 10, 2014      2 comments

Yesterday I killed it at the gym! emoticon And then I had to stop at the grocery store on the way home. Read more

2013 -I am SO over you

Saturday, December 28, 2013      2 comments

This year just flat out sucked! emoticon My time was needed elsewhere, and even when it wasn't I didn't have th... Read more

spring update

Friday, May 10, 2013      2 comments

Greetings Sparklers! It's been a long long time since I last logged in, but I wanted you all to know I haven't given up. Life has been crazy complicated and stressful this year. My Mom has been either in the hospital or nursing home for reha... Read more

Day 7 already!

Wednesday, January 02, 2013      4 comments

Day 7 and I kicked ass at the gym! It's also my first day of REALLY staying within my calorie budget -with 3 calories to spare. emoticonRead more

not waiting for Jan 1st

Saturday, December 29, 2012      3 comments

I decided yesterday that it was day 1 again. emoticon Good old day one -my best friend and ally, you are always... Read more

Day 24

Sunday, December 02, 2012      2 comments

Doing well, but the darkness is starting to get to me. Three weeks more before the days start getting longer not shorter. I've been sitting by my Happy Light every morning for 15-30 minutes, but I only see actual sunlight for a few minutes ea... Read more

Optimist quote

Wednesday, November 28, 2012      4 comments

Optimist: someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it's a cha-cha. Love this quote! So much more reassuring to not think that we aren't making progress, but that we're dancing. D... Read more

Wow Day 16 already!

Saturday, November 24, 2012      0 comments

I really do feel much more in control. Yesterday I went to a movie -first time in a long time- and I did not buy popcorn. I talked to myself ahead of time about what my plan was -Diet Coke or maybe a Blossom-safe box of Snow Caps- I told m... Read more

Day 11

Monday, November 19, 2012      2 comments

Just finished posting my 18 month progress pictures - which look exactly the same as the 1 year pictures except my hair is a little longer and it's a different white shirt, but my weight is pretty spot on exactly where I was 6 months ago. This i... Read more

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