I'm going to have to be more pro-active in my goal accountability so I'm going to be posting a blog about my progress weekly here. For the last 3 days I've been pretty good in my food and freggies, I've also been getting in at least 10 min of c... Read more
June Goals and Aspirations
Looking back on my past year...from June 2014 - May 2015, I lost almost 80 lbs and then gained all but 12 lbs of it back, my arthritis has progressed, my diabetes levels have been erratic with sharp highs and then back down to a lower range...no... Read more
This is a little of what I think of when I think of spring...
I haven't done a progress report in a long time, so this is definitely overdue. In retrospect, I just kept my head above water, so to speak, as far as my health and fitness went last month. I think I gained about 5 lbs during the month and I w... Read more
Getting my health back on track!
Lots have happened since I broke my ankle. It has totally healed even though the Dr said I wouldn't get all movement back! I love our PT team, they're awesome people!
Last year I was diagnosed with pre-diabetes, meaning my numbers were ... Read more
I broke my ankle today!
Yes, I'll be out of commission for a while. I was bringing in the groceries at noon today and slipped on ice and snow on the stairs, yeah, that was painful, lol. I broke my fibia on the left side of my ankle on my left leg. At the hospital ... Read more
A is for Age: 57
B is for Booze: No, I don't drink
C is for Car: Toyota Camri
D is for Dad: lives down south
E is for Ego: I really dont have much of one
F is for Favorite song or music: I like a lot of music, don't really have a fav... Read more
Goals: Reflection & Going Forward
This is my blog about how I did in January and what my plans/goals are for February.
January was simply put, a complete failure. I'm not down on myself, just being factual. To quote an old nursery rhyme, "He ate and he ate and he ate some... Read more
My Christmas - 2013
We had a wonderful Christmas this year. I had 5 sons (out of 7), my only daughter, 1 son-in-law, 2 daughters-in-law and my 3 grandchildren come over. They came from NC, PA and NY. Including my dh and myself, we had 14 for the holidays!! We m... Read more
What does Christmas mean to you?
This time of year one wants to reflect on many things. Christmas means a lot to me as we always have family come from all over. My kids start coming about a week before Christmas and usually stay until New Year's. This year two of my sons won... Read more
In so need of encouragement..
To start out with, Let me stress that I am not out to discourage anyone in their journey!!! I'm just so discouraged tonight. If you read this entire blog, please don't leave a negative reply. Lately, I've had two replies that I just had to de... Read more
Well, yesterday and today wasn't my best days...didn't stay within calorie range, but I did eat my freggies...didn't drink my water...I wish I liked water, instead I LOVE milk. I think if I had to give up all food I would be fine just to drink ... Read more
Day 1: A Blog for Accountability!
A good sparkfriend, Julie, gave me this idea and I am also going to do this with her. A blog, every other day or as often as I can to keep my self on track. Last month was a disaster for me. I gained a lot of weight, I didn't keep up with my ... Read more
The BEST Potato Soup!
THE BEST Potato Soup Recipe ever!️
2 1/2 pounds baby red potatoes, cut up into small bite sized pieces
1/2 regular package uncooked bacon, finely diced
1 medium onion, diced
1/4 bunch celery, diced
8 cups... Read more
November in Review & December Goals
Here is my synopsis of November:
1)To lose 5 lbs this month (not accomplished, instead I gained!)
2)To keep track of my food/carbs and water on a daily basis. (sporadically done)
3)To blog once a week about how I did that previous week and... Read more
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