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Biggest Loser challenge
Monday, August 15, 2016      4 comments

For anybody interested in participating in a Biggest Loser challenge, please go to my page and click the BL Summer Challenge ALL Teams team. You can join the all-teams page and put your name on the list for the Fall challenge! There are 10... Read more
How do you treat yourself?
Thursday, June 16, 2016      8 comments

I just read an article about the 10 Things Your Nutritionist Wishes You Would Stop Doing. It is a really good article so I am including the link for you!
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9 years
Thursday, April 21, 2016      7 comments

I have been using SparkPeople for 9 years now! April 19th is the day I found the site and joined 9 years ago. What an amazing journey this has been and how fortunate I was to find this site! I have lost and gained but I have learned much and ... Read more
Growing Older
Tuesday, July 14, 2015      10 comments

I turned 60 yesterday, and today when cleaning out my Dropbox folder I found this. It seemed appropriate! As I've aged, I've become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself. I've become my own friend. I have seen too man... Read more
I Did It!
Thursday, July 09, 2015      5 comments

I did all 10 days without added sugar or sweeteners! I was not sure I would be able to make it all 10 days but I did. I really feel a great sense of accomplishment. Going forward I do think I will go a while longer without sweets and treats,... Read more
Sugar Detox
Monday, July 06, 2015      7 comments

I have been at this for 1 week now, this is day 8. So far so good, the worst day was day 5. I really wanted some sweetener in my coffee but I have stuck with it in the hopes that I can gain some control of my sugar cravings. Now on to carbs a... Read more
Break the Sugar Cycle
Wednesday, July 01, 2015      5 comments

I am on the Indigo team in the Biggest Loser Summer Challenge, and the food interteam challenge this week was go give up something unhealthy. I decided to give up any candy, chocolate etc. I ended up deciding that maybe I would just not eat an... Read more
8 Years Today
Sunday, April 19, 2015      8 comments

I joined Spark People 8 years ago today. I have lost and gained pounds, I will always work on the weight thing, but what has remained is my commitment to healthy habits and I credit Spark People with that. Because of this site I have continued... Read more
My Current Philosophy
Thursday, February 05, 2015      3 comments

I have been thinking a lot about resolutions and purpose, etc. I guess it is because I am 59 (at least that is what I am told) and it really is time to examine and reflect. I love the idea of a word instead of a New Year's Resolution, I made o... Read more
Spark People Motivator of the Day
Sunday, August 17, 2014      6 comments

I did not even know that I had gotten this honor until I saw my Spark Page and saw the comments. Work has been hectic for a couple of weeks, school just started and there is just so much to do I end up staying until 5 or 6 and by the time I get... Read more
7 years
Monday, April 21, 2014      4 comments

I have been on Spark People for 7 years as of Saturday! I joined Spark People April 19th 2007 and have been fairly consistent since, logging in 83 % of the time. I have lost weight and gained it back but the one thing I have done is really beg... Read more
Happy Morning
Friday, March 21, 2014      6 comments

I have really embraced the philosophy that you should own your happiness (or lack thereof). It is not particularly easy, though it should be. We all tend to look to other people or things for our happiness or blame them for our lack of happine... Read more
Thursday, December 05, 2013      4 comments

What does it take to be happy? Does it mean you have everything you want in life? What does it mean to you? I have been thinking about happy for awhile now, I know that it is something that I control, my happy or not happy is my problem... Read more
More grateful
Thursday, November 21, 2013      3 comments

Haven't done this for a couple of days, I have had a bad cold so here goes. 1. I am thankful this cold wasn't much worse, I am back at work today. 2. I am very thankful for the laughter my granddaughter brings to my house and my life. ... Read more
More gratitude
Monday, November 18, 2013      2 comments

In keeping with my goal of not complaining I am going to try to use this blog as a way to remind myself of what I am grateful for. I am so grateful for the day I had yesterday with my GD, we made a crisp together. It was so funny to watc... Read more

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