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Why Did I Regain Weight?

Wednesday, January 01, 2014      5 comments

Hello Friends! I've regained 19 pounds over the past year after loosing 75. It's time for me to relearn (or rather practice) what I have learned. The motivation article today was timely. I had, like so many of us, said I'd address the... Read more

Got to Watch that Scale!

Monday, February 25, 2013      4 comments

Well my Sparkfriends.. it has happened! Since Christmas I have gained back 8.2 pounds.. I post this blog to keep me accountable. I clearly said at some point that for me it was essential to get on that Read more

One Year Anniversary With Spark People!

Tuesday, May 15, 2012      6 comments

Today, May 15th, is my One Year Anniversary with Spark! emoticon It has been an interesting and challeng... Read more


Thursday, April 26, 2012      2 comments

I want you to know that your three rules saved me tonight! Especially the one about tracking before you eat it. The situation: I haven't baked cookies for over 5 years now. A very nice workman putting in our new driveway went the extr... Read more

Gardening:How to keep it under control?

Monday, April 23, 2012      2 comments

I love gardening! Over the years I have developed several garden beds, 10 or so. Our yard is now at the point where there is very little grass left to mow! This spring as the garden is consuming my time, I'm thinking that I will not be able... Read more

Two Week Setback! Why Track Food and Fitness?

Saturday, April 21, 2012      4 comments

I'm now 3 pounds from my goal weight emoticon. I've lost almost 70 pounds over the past 11 months Read more

Loosing Weight:The Best Part!

Monday, April 16, 2012      9 comments

The BEST part of loosing weight is EVERYTHING: the increase in energy and ease of movement, the new found joy of faster and feeling at ease in my body, the feeling of energy behind being "fit", as well as the obvious things of looking be... Read more

Complacency: My Obstacle in the Home Stretch Towards Goal!!

Saturday, March 03, 2012      8 comments

Well my emoticons, it's been almost 10 months since I began this journey and I have met a lot of great people along ... Read more

The Disney Challenge for BLC!

Friday, March 02, 2012      1 comments

emoticonDrink 64 ozs or > of water, 10 F(10) S(10) S(10) M(10) Read more

Suicide Prevention in Canada: February 2012

Friday, February 17, 2012      0 comments

emoticon view this video for the most recent information concerning mental health services and legislation (Bill C ... Read more

My Response to SP's " How to Stop Sugar Cravings Pull Your Sweet Tooth with These Tips"

Sunday, January 22, 2012      14 comments

When I read this article, I immediately felt hungry, as if substiution for "real " food was a threat. Those salivary glands started over working just looking at the picture... Read more

Having and Being Friends

Saturday, December 24, 2011      6 comments

Am I the only one that feels the pressure of being a "good" on-line friend? What does on-line friendship mean compared with those that actually are near to you in a "touchable" way? Read more

My First 5K!

Wednesday, December 21, 2011      11 comments

Wow! I can hardly believe it! I ran for 31 minutes straight without an ache or pain! Not as fast as some, but decent, @ an average speed of 6.28 miles/hour. I didn't realize just how much my fitness has improved over the past 6 months. Wha... Read more

Christmas and Commercialism

Saturday, November 12, 2011      4 comments

I wish Everyone a wonderful time planning this upcoming holiday season! emoticon Read more

Weight Loss Plateau: How to Feel Better!

Wednesday, November 02, 2011      9 comments

The last few days I've been a bit discouraged because the scale has not been moving! emoticon Read more

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