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My 5 AM Epiphany
Friday, October 20, 2017      15 comments

After a rare 8 hours of sleep, I was visiting SparkCoach and read something by Coach Becky that finally made sense to me, the definition of “happy weight.” “Your happy weight isn't about a chart or graph or some magical number you've had in... Read more
Thanks, Sparkpeople!
Friday, October 06, 2017      12 comments

Until I joined Sparkpeople five years ago, I avoided lots of social and vacation situations due to how I felt about my weight. In my career as a teacher I was certainly around lots of other people, especially when I gave educational presentation... Read more
Friday, September 22, 2017      10 comments

Find Joy! Persevere The Power of Love Celebrate family Hard to read the text, so I printed it here.... Read more
BLC Progress
Sunday, October 09, 2016      5 comments

One requirement for our week-end challenge is to blog about what I'm doing right this round of BLC. I have to thank the Bronze Wellness Warriors leadership - Linda, Judy and Karen - for recruiting me as part of the leadership team. It has defini... Read more
2016 Summer Update
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      6 comments

Looking over my blogs, I haven't posted since our last big trip. Sadly I've gained weight in the last year and continue to struggle with sticking to a plan. On the other hand, I'm healthy and we have enjoyed several short trips this summer. ... Read more
Part 2: Sydney, Australia
Saturday, September 26, 2015      13 comments

Sydney is a huge bustling city, much like New York, San Francisco, or London, except the downtown area is a pleasant stroll to a beautiful harbor, and there are 80 beaches in the Sydney area! Too bad we were visiting at the end of their winter. ... Read more
Part 1: New Zealand
Saturday, September 26, 2015      16 comments

DH is a flag scholar, belonging to both national and international organizations. As a retired history teacher he has become very active in both organizations, so when Sydney, Australia, was selected for the international meeting this year, I gr... Read more
Summer Update
Saturday, August 01, 2015      12 comments

Finally I am headed back to maintaining my goal weight, again! For some reason, my head has been in the right place to sustain some healthy habits in the last six months. I've lost around 15 pounds and have been consistently tracking both food a... Read more
Renewed Focus
Sunday, May 10, 2015      9 comments

I just finished the Whole30 food plan, and will begin adding foods back in. It's a fairly restrictive way of eating and for someone with no gluten, legume or dairy issues, who doesn't eat much meat, not something I want to maintain. On the other... Read more
Boosting Will Power Activity
Wednesday, May 06, 2015      11 comments

This is a continuation of a self-reflection activity I started on Camp Wannabefit last week, and a convenient place to post to get feedback from teammates. Week 2: Making a Commitment Last week, you might have set a goal for yourself—w... Read more
Camp WannaBeFit Bingo
Friday, April 24, 2015      9 comments

Here are my pics: My daily walk takes me past an amazing rose garden. We live a 5 minute walk... Read more
Self Reflection for Exercise
Friday, January 23, 2015      8 comments

After a week of illness and essentially being out of action, I realized that I need to repeat what I promised myself the week before. This is fulfilling a team challenge, but also what I need to do to re-establish my exercise habit. The week bef... Read more
Monday, September 22, 2014      8 comments

Having just finished an incredible week in Branson, Missouri, with a group of RV Sparkers, this is a good time to consider what I want to do for BLC 26, and the rest of 2014. My expectations are to resume the habits I know work for me that ... Read more
How Do You Really Feel About Challenges?
Tuesday, June 03, 2014      8 comments

Weeks 8 of 8 Guidelines: Record a blog telling us what a Challenge means to you. I’m going to assume that this question addresses group or team challenges, and not ones we set for ourselves away from Spark. For the last week of a c... Read more

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