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the cold that lasts and lasts...

Saturday, January 16, 2016      4 comments

So I have been sick more of the time than not since Thanksgiving. Virus after virus, I'd get better for a few days and never all the way before catching something else with different symptoms. I went in to the doctor, but had a virus. It just... Read more

Boom! Level 21!

Thursday, November 12, 2015      4 comments

These levels take sooo long to accumulate the points for at this level... My 500-something day streak was interrupted by our move or I would have hit this major goal last week. My reward for hitting my Spark goal was to buy myself a ... Read more

box lost from move

Wednesday, October 21, 2015      0 comments

I unpacked my massive library of books to start sorting them out last night. I have 23 bankers boxes that were packed for the move. I am sorting into piles of authors and I'm going to shelve them by author in series order, or release date. I ... Read more

Moved, so I missed my streak

Tuesday, October 20, 2015      3 comments

In the process of moving we didn't have internet access for a while. I downloaded the app to my phone but I was too busy to use it, I didn't really care for it anyhow. My login streak was 590 days straight, now I am on day 2 (starting over). ... Read more

Obese to Overweight!

Thursday, July 23, 2015      7 comments

My BMI finally dropped to 29.8 today which makes me officially in the Overweight category instead of Obese! My top weight was 312 pounds, I am over 98 pounds down now. Keep on Sparking!... Read more

500 straight days on Sparkpeople!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015      0 comments

My login streak is 500 days without a break. Same for water drinking. Five Hundred days is very many. I never thought I would see day 500 in a row. Wow!... Read more


Saturday, May 30, 2015      0 comments

That is something I had never heard of before today. What began as a muscle twinge in my ribcage on the upper right of my abdomen 15 days ago turned into something worse. Aggravated by my daily activity, lifting, bending, twisting, even wa... Read more

Keep on Sparking

Monday, May 18, 2015      0 comments

Calories in must be less than calories out for weight loss to occur. That is a complicated formula to write out though, there are other factors like metabolism changes caused by medications (my issues) and plateaus from doing the same exercise ... Read more

Day 1095 = 3 years at Sparkpeople

Thursday, March 05, 2015      2 comments

emoticon Today is my 1095th day at Sparkpeople. That is a long time. I have learned a lot here and continue... Read more

365 straight days on SparkPeople!

Sunday, March 01, 2015      2 comments

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Maybe so, maybe not

Tuesday, November 04, 2014      4 comments

I was trying to achieve 100,000 spark points this week, it might be possible if I get a few nice bonus spin rolls. The team bonus wheel was not very kind today, unfortunately, I might not make it by Saturday night if I get another day such as t... Read more

Goal! Weight loss achieved!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014      3 comments

I hit my goal weight today, plus an extra pound of loss besides. I have been working very hard and consistently at this and it is paying off. I am SUPER PSYCHED! From 312 pounds to 224 is a lot of weight loss, 88 pounds. I hope to continue t... Read more

nieces birthday / MI Awareness

Thursday, October 09, 2014      4 comments

Two of my sisters daughters have birthdays today, a family get together is planned. The older is 8 years old and the younger is 3 now. I'll struggle to stay within my calorie goals with pizza, cake and ice cream for the dinner tonight, but one... Read more


Wednesday, August 20, 2014      1 comments

I harvested a batch of tomatoes for canning today. The water bath canning is now completed, from picking, washing, blanching to remove the skins and cores and chop the tomatoes, heating them on the stove, preparing the jars and lids, and proces... Read more

Last month: right on target

Sunday, August 10, 2014      3 comments

The last month has been great. My weigh in this morning showed a 10.4 pound loss over the last month, which averages to 1/3rd of a pound per day, or 1% of my body weight per week for me. Perfect. I am so happy and proud to be on track and see... Read more

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