Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

    DAISYBELL6   121,995
100,000-149,999 SparkPoints
DAISYBELL6's Blog Entry Summary View

Experiment of One

Wednesday, June 17, 2015      9 comments

Its been almost a year since I wrote my last blog. I've been on Spark but I've definitely been struggling. I have been stalled at 185 in my journey to go from 270 pounds to 175 pounds. I have tried a couple of different eating plans - Whole 3... Read more


Sunday, August 31, 2014      3 comments

I started the WHOLE30 on Saturday Jul 19th and today Sun Aug 31st I am on my own—Training Wheels Off! I had a great experience with Whole 30. After being stuck in the same 10 pound range which is 10 to 20 pounds over my goal weight for over a... Read more


Wednesday, August 20, 2014      8 comments

I finished my 30 days of Whole30 Monday and am starting to add foods back into my diet to see how my body reacts. I have to say, I did the Whole30 without any slips and with very little trouble. The biggest change I noticed is that my cravings... Read more

Recipe Challenge with Beyond the Scales Team

Monday, January 13, 2014      5 comments

I made some cream of tomato soup as a new recipe to fulfill the requirements of one of the squares on our Beyond the Scales (BTS) Bingo challenge. I had a ball making it. DH made grilled cheese sandwiches to go with the soup while I made t... Read more

New Year New Goals Old Cabin

Monday, January 06, 2014      7 comments

This weekend we were at our mountain cabin for 3 days. We had about 8 inches of snow and it hovered between 0 and 8 degrees F. We stayed an extra day because the r... Read more

Rocky Mountain Weekend

Tuesday, October 15, 2013      10 comments

Since we can't get to our mountain cabin in the Roosevelt Forest near Rocky Mountain National Park because of the road damage after the recent floods, we decided to take advantage of our governor's decision to pay for the opening of Rocky Mounta... Read more

Harder than I Thought

Monday, September 30, 2013      9 comments

I've been back from my European trip for one week and am trying to get back to normal. It's been a lot harder than I thought. I planned exercise and nutrition for the cruise and that went well. I ate moderately and ran a mile and did ST 5 tim... Read more

Colorado Flooding

Thursday, September 26, 2013      10 comments

As most of you know, our cabin is in the middle of the Colorado flood area. We just found out that the 6 mile dirt road to the cabin is closed because of major flood damage. Parts of the road have now become the new creek. Our cabin is in the mi... Read more

A Taste of Our Mediterranean Cruise

Tuesday, September 24, 2013      14 comments

We spent 2 days in Rome before the cruise. On our first day we went to the Vatican when, unexpectedly, the Pope drove in for a prayer service he was leading in St Peter's Square. Just as we walked by, He came up the the gate and greeted about 2... Read more

Some Pictures of our European Trip

Tuesday, September 24, 2013      10 comments

We started our trip in Eastern Europe since my DH has always been interested in that part of the world. The Market Place in Krakow, Poland Wawel Castle in Krak... Read more

3 Weeks in Europe

Monday, September 23, 2013      10 comments

After 3 weeks in Eastern Europe and a Mediterranean cruise I am back home....healthy, happy and tired. I gained only 2 pounds after eating EVERYTHING I wanted in moderate ... Read more

Vacation Eating Plans

Friday, August 23, 2013      10 comments

My training plan is set so I need to determine a plan of eating. My goal is to continue to maintain within 5 pounds of my current weight. My strategy is to eat 1/2 portions of the food I am served. I am not going to restrict my eating on my ... Read more

Vacation Running and Training Plans -- Feedback Appreciated!

Wednesday, August 21, 2013      5 comments

We are going on a 3 week trip and cruise next month. I had hoped to lose 10 pounds before the trip and started working on it in January. Alas, my weight has stayed exactly the same. I am a 66 year old woman who weighs 185 lbs no matter wh... Read more

Addendum to Becky

Sunday, July 28, 2013      8 comments

At my friend Becky's memorial, someone mentioned that a thread they would add to Becky's tapestry is courage. I couldn't agree more. She was diagnosed with colon cancer in March of 2011 at the age of 46. A month later they found pancre... Read more

Bye Becky

Sunday, July 28, 2013      13 comments

I led the Colorado Memorial for my best friend Becky yesterday. Her family flew in from Buffalo and set up her Condo for a memorial party for her Colorado friends. It was, of course, bittersweet. I am going to post the Memorial I arranged so ... Read more

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 Last Page