My "rant" about Fibromyalgia
I don't like rants.
Furthermore, I really don't like to be the one ranting.
Therefore, I will just simply say this:
i DESPISE Fibromyalgia because it causes me to want to give up.
(I thought I should come back and at least give t... Read more
HappyDoes: A HAPPY NEW YEAR!
I pray that 2015 will overwhelm you and your family with blessings, and that you will have the best year ever. May you be filled with peace, joy, hope, and love throughout... Read more
Why I Like To Track My Food and Fitness
A few years ago, a nutritionist introduced me to food tracking. At the time, my food choices were horrible! The truth is, on occasion they still are.
At first, I didn't WANT to track my food. I didn't want to measure it out OR write it dow... Read more
My Strategy To Fight Winter
It's Winter again.
I struggle against Winter. No, actually I have a fight with it, and some years this fight is worse than others.
It looks as though this year is going to be one of those years where the fight is intense.
You see,... Read more
Some possible goals for 2015
I'm sitting here tonight in my living room, listening to Christmas songs on the radio.
Sigh. (enough said)
So I thought I would divert my attention and write down some POSSIBLE goals for 2015.
1) Read one book per month
2) Spend... Read more
BLC26 - Good Fun, Good Friends, Good Fitness
Twelve weeks ago, BLC26 began and I got to be a part of it.
The Blue Lion Trackers welcomed me to their team, and at first all the chatter was intimidating. But within a week or so, I was chatting right along with the others, and we were be... Read more
Working on a new "virtual" walk
There are couple of places I'd like to go for my new virtual walk:
1) Fallingwater, as mentioned before, about 90 miles outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
2) Art Prize 2015, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Fallingwater is 798 miles from my ho... Read more
The Perfect Storm: Oct. 14, 2014
Well, I'm sort of laughing right now to keep from being extremely disappointed in myself. But at the same time, I think I am having a really incredible experience during the BLC26.
For the first time in decades I am focused on my weight los... Read more
Thank You, SparkPeople! Because of you, I know I'm going to succeed.
I joined SparkPeople on March 31, 2013. I was excited about this website and all that it had to offer, and I was like a kid in a candy shop or a Christmas wonderland, reading everything I could, joining many Spark teams and earning Spark points ... Read more
Live and Learn
I have not been eating enough calories.
Since I started the BLC26 I have eaten on average, 1000 calories per day. I think eating so few has been causing my weight loss each week to decrease and it has also caused me to lose energy, being very... Read more
My "Rebellion Day" and what I learned from it
I took a several-month hiatus from SP after I hurt my knee last Autumn. Since I've been back, I have lost a little over 10 pounds by building accountability into my weight loss program. As I said in my last blog, I made my fitness and food track... Read more
The 3 Best things I've done on SparkPeople
I've been a member of SP for a while now and I took a several month hiatus in the Autumn of 2013 after I injured my knee.
This time around I decided to do things right while I'm here.
The two best things I have done this time around a... Read more
BLC26: My One Dozen Expectations
BLC26 has begun.
What are my expectations?
1) ...to be challenged with fitness routines I don't presently include in my weight loss program.
2) ....to learn new ways to motivate myself and others to push beyond ou... Read more
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year, everybody!
My New Year Resolution is to not look back but to just keep going forward. No beating myself up if I don't reach a goal or do something wrong.
May this year be filled with all good things and much joy and pea... Read more
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