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Actions speak louder than words

Tuesday, July 07, 2009      4 comments

My son and I had a terrible argument on Sunday afternoon. I had to digest it a bit before I could post about it. I should say that he yelled a lot of vile and horrible things at me and I listened (maybe too closely) and let him vent. Once he ... Read more

Invigorated!!!! Motivated!!!! Sparkling!!!!

Monday, July 06, 2009      3 comments

It's a beautiful morning despite the gray clouds and I am on top of the world. I got up at 8am and got ready for my first Water Aerobic class at the Y. I got there in plenty of time and had an awesome class. After the 60 minute water aerobic ... Read more

THE JOY OF TEAMWORK

Sunday, July 05, 2009      3 comments

Every time that I post a WELCOME to a new member, I feel that I should also be including a thank you note to them. Little do they know that once they join a team, they become a working part of the teamwork mentality that is the foundation of su... Read more

Celebrating Freedom

Saturday, July 04, 2009      2 comments

Happy 4th of July! Today we in America celebrate the birth of our Nation and the freedoms that we have here. As I get excited about going to cookouts and watching the fireworks displays I also think about all the freedoms that I have perso... Read more

I DID IT!!!!

Friday, July 03, 2009      7 comments

I did it! I managed the long walk to my training class yesterday with no incidents. It was funny too. I got to the classroom that was posted for the class, only to find that they had moved it further down another long hallway. God has a sens... Read more

Facing the Fears

Thursday, July 02, 2009      6 comments

It is usually easy for me to be positive and upbeat, especially about sparkpeople and the loving motivation and support that I am finding here. However, if I am to be honest, I have to also share the fears that I face as well. It can't always ... Read more

Happy Happy Happy

Wednesday, July 01, 2009      7 comments

It is amazing me how supportive and friendly the teams and over all membership of sparkpeople is. Everyday I am meeting new friends who post comments to my blogs, or send me spark goodies, or reply to my posts. I am amazed at the support syste... Read more

Thankful Tuesday

Tuesday, June 30, 2009      4 comments

Today I choose to have an attitude of gratitude. I have so much to be grateful for. I have good health, despite my weight. I have a great family both close and extended. I have great friends both online and surrounding me. I have a good job... Read more

Another Week Begins

Monday, June 29, 2009      4 comments

I had a marvelous time at the pool yesterday and got lots of good work out time in as well as getting to enjoy time with the grandchildren. My weigh in was yesterday and I lost another 2 lbs. I must be honest and admit that I was disappointed.... Read more

Sensational Sunday

Sunday, June 28, 2009      1 comments

Well, I didn't work up the courage to get on the exercise bike yesterday. The more that I look at the main support at the rear of the bike the less likely it looks to hold my weight. The old bike I used to have was a lot more substantial looki... Read more

Super Saturday

Saturday, June 27, 2009      1 comments

Saturday's are so tough for me. I have to get up super early after getting home from work late at night on Fridays. I normally work 2nd shift during the week, but on Saturdays I work from 7:30am-4pm. I have an hour & 15 minute drive one way t... Read more

Motivated to Move

Friday, June 26, 2009      1 comments

I am so excited about the inspiration that I have received from sparkpeople. I have accepted the challenge to move 25 minutes a day and it's working for me. The more I move, the more motivated I am to move MORE. It's become FUN. Yesterday I ... Read more

Feeling It....

Thursday, June 25, 2009      1 comments

Wow! I am really "feeling it". Both physically and emotionally. This morning I had the pleasure of reading a blog by a man who's goal is to let go of 259lbs. His hopes for his friday weigh in this week is to hit the 200lbs mark. WOW! I... Read more

Making a commitment to MOVE

Wednesday, June 24, 2009      1 comments

Today I joined one of my spark team's goals. I am committing to move 25 minutes a day, 7 days a week. WOW. That's a BIG DEAL for me. I am just under 400 pounds now and in pain much of the time. No excuses, just the facts. I am admitting he... Read more

It Only Takes A Spark...

Tuesday, June 23, 2009      2 comments

I have been active on sparkpeople since June 7th. I have never found so much loving support and motivation anywhere else. I am so excited that I can't stop talking about it. I have shared about it with online friends, coworkers, friends and f... Read more


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