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WANT DESSERT! WANT CHOCOLATE! GOTTA HAVE IT!

Wednesday, July 01, 2015      2 comments

Today I'm blogging a little bit off the beaten path for me. I'm usually about emotions, Ah Ha Moments, and faith. Today, I'm about dessert and how to have your cake and eat it too - without guilt. What I want to share with you is a little desser... Read more

Why I Made It Through My BFF's Birthday Party

Saturday, June 20, 2015      8 comments

Last night was the first real "event" I've been to since I got serious and adopted my new "Sparkatude." For those of you who don't know what a Sparkatude is, it's a type of attitude that will enable you to be a winner in the area of weight loss ... Read more

I Wasn't Planning on Blogging Today......

Sunday, June 07, 2015      7 comments

I was looking at some comments on my Spark Page photos of my two little dogs and it hit me - my dogs are wiser than I am. Sometimes I fall into "pity party" mode and think about how hard the journey is and how long it takes. Looking at thes... Read more

It's About Finding Your Personal Best Path

Thursday, June 04, 2015      8 comments

We know that this isn't about dieting - it's about changing our lifestyle and understanding that weight loss is a journey. The journey is truly an adventure and as we go along, we learn many things, including what works and doesn't work for ours... Read more

Do I Like Myself?

Saturday, May 30, 2015      6 comments

I've been asking myself that a lot over the last couple of days. Looking back at my old blogs, I wonder why I didn't follow through with the things I said I was going to do. It wasn't because I didn't mean what I said when I said it - I think I ... Read more

For Everyone Who Responded To My Pain

Sunday, July 14, 2013      17 comments

First, I have to tell you all that I had over 200 responses to my last two blogs: "In Memory of Trixie" and "So Much More Than A Diet." Although I began trying to answer each person who commented on these blogs individually, I soon found it impo... Read more

IN MEMORY OF TRIXIE

Monday, July 08, 2013      51 comments

July 8th will always be a day I remember because today I lost my Pug, Trixie - my friend, my companion and my loyal doggie of 15 years. Sadly, I had to make the decision whether to let her continue with her pain or let her go. Read more

Blessings in Disguise

Thursday, June 27, 2013      4 comments

There's an old saying, "You never miss the water 'til the well runs dry." I can attest to the truth of this because, while I did exercise, I never liked it much, or looked forward to it. Then I fell on my back and, over a period of time, I sta... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts So Much More Then A Diet

Saturday, June 15, 2013      175 comments

It's been a while since I wrote a Blog Entry but I felt the time was right to express some thoughts about my life as a Spark People member. Over the years I've been on Spark, I have made a lot of friends. I have seen people come and go and I, m... Read more

For All My Wonderful Spark Friends!

Saturday, November 10, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday, my DH and I experienced a miracle. A nodule that was seen by Pt-scan in my hubby's left lung was to be biopsied to see if it was cancer. That is scary enough but, in this case, DH is a 5 yr. lung cancer survivor. He also had a battle... Read more

A Very Happy Birthday

Thursday, October 11, 2012      4 comments

In 16 days, Lord willing, I will celebrate my 64th birthday - and I am actually looking forward to it! emoticon ... Read more

Sometimes Screwing Up Ain't All Bad!

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      4 comments

This blog title isn't exactly the Queen's English but every once in a while you have to say it in a way that just gets right to the heart of the matter emoticonRead more

WHY I WEIGH EVERY DAY

Monday, September 10, 2012      7 comments

I realize I may be opening a big can or worms by writing this blog but, nonetheless, this is "my" thing and it isn't going to be for everyone. Losing weight - just like many other things in life - is not a "one Size Fits All' proposition, and I'... Read more

Overcoming Fear Of Eating Outside My Home

Wednesday, September 05, 2012      1 comments

My husband hates eating out for the most part so unlike a lot of our friends, we eat almost all of our meals at home. That made it a lot easier for me when I came back to Spark People in May of this year. I've always been a slow loser but ... Read more

Time To Take On Meal Planning

Tuesday, August 21, 2012      2 comments

One thing I have never really done is to plan the week's meals in advance - and then stick to the plan! Today's video by Dietician Becky got me thinking about how much easier my life would be if I did plan my week's meals, shopped accordingly, ... Read more


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