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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

Thank You, SparkPeople! Because of you, I know I'm going to succeed.

Saturday, October 11, 2014      11 comments

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

Saturday, October 11, 2014      6 comments

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

Thursday, October 09, 2014      8 comments

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

Thursday, October 02, 2014      6 comments

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

Wednesday, September 24, 2014      7 comments

BLC26 has begun. What are my expectations? I expect... 1) be challenged with fitness routines I don't presently include in my weight loss program. 2) learn new ways to motivate myself and others to push beyond ou... Read more

Happy New Year!

Wednesday, January 01, 2014      6 comments

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

Weight Over Time

Thursday, December 12, 2013      8 comments

Hmph! I just looked at my weight over time report. My weight has pretty much waffled back and forth or gone up since the week my husband had the heart attack. I've got to do better than this.... Read more

Another Goal...

Saturday, October 19, 2013      8 comments

I absolutely am fascinated with the Arts. I enjoy going to the theater to see live performances of plays, symphonies, and choirs, as well as special performances that are welcomed to the various venues that I like to frequent. I have wante... Read more

How I do a virtual walk

Wednesday, October 16, 2013      7 comments

Several people have asked how I do my virtual walks and have requested a blog about it. Here is the answer to your questions, my friends. emoticonRead more

My NEXT virtual walk...

Monday, October 14, 2013      7 comments

My first walk was to Subiaco Abbey in Arkansas (207 miles). My NEXT walk will be to Fallingwater, WV (796 miles). My daughter, who lives in Maine is also going to do the walk with me. We have decided to walk and bicycle during this trek. Th... Read more

I did it!

Monday, October 14, 2013      2 comments

emoticon I finally finished my 207-mile walk to Subiaco Abbey. Read more

If I could live my life over...

Friday, October 11, 2013      10 comments

If I could live my life over, I would have: *practiced memorization by memorizing passages from the Bible and other books. *been more kind, volunteered regularly, and made gratitude and love my way of life. *never spoken negativel... Read more

Lesson Learned: Never Judge Your Progress By The Scale!

Wednesday, October 02, 2013      8 comments

I have been a bit discouraged by the fact that I have been gaining and losing the same 5 pounds or so for the past 4 months. Even though I am down approximately 20 pounds (give or take water weight gain), I got quite a surprise yesterday! I... Read more


Monday, September 23, 2013      6 comments

I am a spontaneous kind of person...a free spirit, if you will. To live my life by routine is something that goes against my grain. That said, I do have habits...mostly bad ones. Therefore, I have been reading a book about habits and h... Read more

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