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I'm trying to envision my life as it could be.

Wednesday, May 06, 2015      3 comments

I was reading this article on my start page this morning about writing a weight loss vision statement. Here is the link:
?id=695&page=2 I have been able to imag... Read more

Visualizing Success (One Choice At A Time)

Sunday, May 03, 2015      5 comments

I have mentioned before that I am reading a great book titled The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson. The cover would cause one to think that it is about financial success and might also cause one who is trying to lose weight and become healthy to just p... Read more

Goals, Reasons, and Plan

Saturday, May 02, 2015      5 comments

(This blog will be edited as I make changes to my plan.) DEADLINE: December 16, 2016 (May 2, 2015 - Dec. 16, 2016 = 594 days or 84 weeks and 6 days. Therefore, I must lose 1.09 pounds/week to meet deadline.) (Dec. 16th is about h... Read more

Gearing Up for BLC28

Wednesday, April 29, 2015      3 comments

BLC28 is almost here! (May 12th) Yay!!! I have been SO out of the groove since I fell out of BLC27 due to medical issues. I've been reading a good book called "The Slight Edge" by Jeff Olson. It seems to be mostly common sense, but it ... Read more

I'd rather pay for SparkPeople than...

Sunday, April 19, 2015      8 comments

I hate ads. Period. I'd rather pay for SparkPeople than deal with these constant ads that attach themselves to my IP address and use up data that is precious to me. Now that our internet provider has begun limiting the amount of data we can... Read more

SparkPeople's Nutirition Tracker has one particular flaw, and I HATE that!

Tuesday, April 07, 2015      8 comments

As you know, I hate rants, therefore I will just say this: I HATE NOT BEING ABLE TO TRACK SUGARS ON SPARKPEOPLE! (Since nutrition labels have sugar content, SparkPeople's Nutrition tracker should allow us to track it, specifically bec... Read more

My "rant" about Fibromyalgia

Friday, March 13, 2015      3 comments

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


Thursday, January 01, 2015      8 comments

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


Thursday, January 01, 2015      0 comments

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Why I Like To Track My Food and Fitness

Monday, December 29, 2014      8 comments

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

Sunday, December 28, 2014      4 comments

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

Sunday, December 21, 2014      4 comments

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

Monday, December 08, 2014      5 comments

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

Monday, December 08, 2014      2 comments

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

Tuesday, October 14, 2014      4 comments

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

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