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Thank You!

Wednesday, May 06, 2015      5 comments

Thank you all for your words of wisdom, support, & prayers. Things are going good right now. I also promise myself a healthy day today. emoticonRead more

In Need of Prayers

Monday, May 04, 2015      10 comments

My healthy, active 2 year old granddaughter began having seizures a couple of weeks ago. She was admitted to the hospital last week & has been started on seizure medications. Thankfully they found nothing visibly wrong with her brain. She has be... Read more

Three Day Weekend :)

Thursday, April 16, 2015      7 comments

Fighting to get my exercise in. Three day weekend away at my camper should help me catch up. Planning on hitting the trails as often as I can. Lots of veggies packed. Planning on grilling them. I'll report back. Have a great weekend Spark Friend... Read more

April Goals

Wednesday, April 01, 2015      8 comments

I just spent at least an hour writing an evaluation of my goals & my progress the past month. Then once again I apparently bumped a wrong button & pooof it was gone! At least if was helpful to me. So here's a quick outline. April Goals- 1,5... Read more

Fitness Minutes

Sunday, March 29, 2015      7 comments

I "dilly dallied" around & I'm behind on my fitness minutes. The last few months earned 1500 monthly minutes. For years I was lucky to get 500. I aimed for the moon this month @2000. I'm challenging myself to 299 minutes in the next 3 days to ge... Read more

The Sun is Shining Today!

Saturday, March 28, 2015      4 comments

I'm closing the day today with a happy heart. I found a bit of my spirit. I got a little extra sleep this morning & extra cleaning after that. I had to work real fast as my daughter called to see if I would be interested in having my granddaugh... Read more

I Was Blessed With A Warning

Friday, March 27, 2015      6 comments

So many things were on my mind yesterday as I drove to the Drs. office. I was scared to see the Dr. that I know so well & love so much. So many worries about lots of other things that I need to give to God. Then the lights came on on a SUV going... Read more

I Thankfully Pulled Myself Together Today

Wednesday, March 25, 2015      3 comments

Woke up feeling blue, overwhelmed, & frustrated. I read my daily Bible reading, prayed & went through the motions of being in order. It was hard but eventually I was able to count my blessings & be in an attitude of gratitude. I did not ... Read more

Week 2 Progress

Tuesday, March 24, 2015      3 comments

Had a rough couple of days. I let some situations out of my control dictate my eating. I didn't throw in the towel but I didn't have the strength to follow my program as well as I should. Winter mix weather is making a come back & I won't be sad... Read more

Week 1 ETL

Saturday, March 21, 2015      2 comments

I'm very pleased with my week of ETL. Exercise & food was close to what I was aiming for. Next week I'm going to track my food. I bought some much needed fresh veggies & fruit a few days ago. I really love this plan! I sloughed slightl... Read more

Day 4 ETL The Great & the Honest

Wednesday, March 18, 2015      2 comments

Great-let's talk pounds- Down 1.4 overnight. No worries I'm eating plenty of wholesome foods. I'm eating as the plan describes. This is a total of 6 lbs. since Saturday morning!!! I have never been this successful before. Not sure why the Saturd... Read more

Day 3

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      4 comments

Day 3 completed. All is well. Fitbit said 11,000 plus steps. 63 active minutes & 23 floors. Spent sometime looking at the ETL cookbook tonight. Trying to figure out something that will be acceptable to both of my daughter's & my 2 yr. old grandd... Read more


Monday, March 16, 2015      1 comments

Day 2 is in the books. Not 100%; but not bad. I need to bring more food to work as I was a little hungry. Not the programs fault but mine for not bringing enough food. I broke down & had a little crackers & dip a co-worker brought in to share. ... Read more


Sunday, March 15, 2015      3 comments

I'm so excited today's the day. I plan to follow Eat to Live as closely as I can. I don't plan on baby steps as I have been taking them long enough. My husband & I tried this 18 months ago. We felt better & lost weight. But we soon let modificat... Read more

The Road to Success

Thursday, March 12, 2015      2 comments

I have been under the weather for a couple days so my exercise has decreased a bit. Still not logging or measuring my food. Not exactly sure why so I have chosen a "Quit" date... Read more

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