2 Year Anniversary
Sunday, January 17, 2010      1 comments

This is off the cuff - not thought out so I don't know what will come. When I weighed in today I realized I have been here for 2 years now. I am down 34 pounds from 2008. Now what I was hoping for at the time I joined but I guess I am reall... Read more
Holiday Blues
Saturday, January 09, 2010      2 comments

I am so glad the holiday season is over! Since Nov I found some of the fat I lost. UGH. But I am back to walking and making the better choices on food and water and activities. I learned just how weak I am around food and how easy it is to ignor... Read more
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      1 comments

My personal "Make a Better Choice" campaign has started to become a habit as I discovered today. After grocery shopping today at about 11:00 a.m. I was hungry but yet ready for lunch and started looking for a snack. I ended up with an apple and ... Read more
How Lifestyle Change Has Helped My Chickens
Monday, August 10, 2009      3 comments

I have 7 hens and 2 roosters to help keep our family in fresh free-range eggs year round. I usually get enough eggs to share with family. Every now and then the girls are off schedule due to the weather but they general do a great job for us. We... Read more
Pink Pants
Friday, August 07, 2009      0 comments

I have been wearing blue jeans or black slacks just about every where I go for years. Today I am wearing PINK jeans. WOW! This was not a goal of mine but I am sure glad I am doing it. I guess I have lost enough weight now that a few people have... Read more
I'm Back
Monday, July 27, 2009      1 comments

I've been back from my vacation for a couple of days now. The laundry is done, the clothes are put away and all the odds 'n ends are in their proper place. So why am is so down? I guess it is getting back into a routine that is hard to do. Back ... Read more
Half way mark.
Tuesday, July 14, 2009      0 comments

emoticon I just checked my weight tracker and was reminded I am at the half way point of my original weight goal.... Read more
What went wrong?
Monday, July 13, 2009      3 comments

What went wrong with my battle plan to destroy that pesky pound? I'm not sure. It may have been a combination of several things. One: I have gotten away from tracking my food. Two: I snack too much to avoid doing work around the house (since it ... Read more
Fighting with one pound.
Sunday, July 05, 2009      4 comments

I hated to do it but today I changed my weight UP a pound. For the past 3 weeks I have been going up and down with that 1 pound (too many carbs not enough moving is my guess). Well NOW IT IS WAR! This week I will not only destroy that poun... Read more
Sunday, May 24, 2009      2 comments

I guess I am a slow learner. I just figured out how to read the notes attached to the SparkGoodies. all the ladies who have sent me a note (all the way back to a year ago) with a SparkGoodie I say " Thank You. " It is too late to ... Read more
Back to Stage 1 Fast Break
Friday, May 15, 2009      2 comments

Since I got off track (not drinking water, not tracking food, not getting regular exercise) I decided to change my stage back to 1. Just a refresher course so to speak. I am still losing weight at a slow pace but losing non the less. I have some... Read more
Weight Tracker
Sunday, April 19, 2009      2 comments

My weight tracker has a turtle on it. Boy did I pick the right symbol. I am as slow as a turtle in this event. Sometimes I log on just to look at the tracker. It is not much but sometimes that is all I have the time to do. It helps remind me I... Read more
sick of it
Monday, October 20, 2008      1 comments

I am sick of starting again.... Read more
What my son said
Monday, October 20, 2008      0 comments

Edit: as of 10-20-08 I am back to where I was the middle of April. Not a huge setback but sill I am not happy with myself. My middle feels the added pounds more than any other place. I was getting pretty pleased with my self a few months ago. ... Read more
Hope backed by a plan.
Sunday, May 18, 2008      0 comments

Well it is the middle of May and I have not made progress like I had hoped to. I guess I need to put a plan behind the hope and kick it in the butt! The first article I read when I joined SP was about two steps forward and one step back. Wel... Read more

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