Train your brain...
...to be positive. Positivity is a habit and it has been said that it takes 21 days to form a new habit, which means you can learn to see the positive in everything, no matter what. Your subconscious can't tell the difference between what is t... Read more
Have not much to write...
Just a little about DGD's trip to NY - she is a hairstylist and goes to NY every year to attend Bumble & Bumble training. She loves NY and wanted to move there until this summer when she realized she was going to be a mommy. That kind of chang... Read more
What I Should Have Known...or...Ignoring the Truth!
As I reflected over the past months and what I did to make it to goal this time around, I realized several important things:
1. That you cannot "gobble" food at all hours of the day or night, weekends, holidays, (fill in the blanks) and no... Read more
Goal Line...but not the end!
Today was a real red-letter day for me - reached my goal weight of 50 lbs off. Actually, I have a half pound to spare - got down to 153.5 - my goal was 154.
That was so thrilling in itself, but the highlight of the day was the warm respon... Read more
Aging in a Modern World - New Technology...
My lovely daughters decided that I should get a laptop computer, since I had been having so much trouble with my back, probably aggravated by my many hours on the desktop computer. So, on Saturday, we went to look at some, and I came home with... Read more
Any Way I Can...
...make this work, is what I am going to do. I have found that after a while, getting used to the path to a healthier lifestyle gets a little boring and stale. And especially if there are parties or events that provide a lot of delicious fo... Read more
The Last Family Day of Summer...
...was a whopping success! The food was so good, as it always is when enjoyed with the right company! I love being with my little family and we have so much fun together. We are making good memories for the future and that makes me proud.
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I have always loved the piece by Charles Swindoll entitled, "Attitude". And the story told in "Chicken Soup for a Woman's Soul" entitled "Old People" caught my eye, because it is in the section of the book called "On Attitude".
It goes as ... Read more
I Am Done With This...
I am going to lose this last 4 lbs. (as of today), and I have printed off some articles from Sparkpeople about maintaining after losing, and have searched for a maintenance team! Enough of this yo-yo misery. Preparatio... Read more
Another thing to think on...
I have never had a problem with sodium... no swelling of ankles ever, not even during pregnancy. So it was somewhat of a shock to start having some swelling in my ankles for apparently no reason.
I began to be concerned about this and that... Read more
More than one reason to love Sparkpeople...
I joined Sp to lose weight first and foremost. And second, I also wanted to become healthier. I have accomplished both objectives:
In the past 15 1/2 months I have lost 47 lbs, (weight loss) and today I got the results of my blood work d... Read more
A New Chapter is Being Written...
You just never know when your front door opens what news the entrance will bring.
Yesterday afternoon, my daughter and granddaughter came to visit. This, in itself, is quite surprising to have then together except on our family day once a ... Read more
Who Stole Summer?
Can it really be almost the end of August? I looked at the calendar today, and was amazed that we are almost to the end of August and it will soon be Labor Day! I have not even enjoyed summer yet, and it will soon be gone
Of course, when ... Read more
Say What? Number 2
I am stumped! I got that 50 Sparkgoodie points 3 days in a row. Wonder if I will get it again today? What is that all about!
Yep! Just went to the wheel and got the 4th one!... Read more
It almost knocked me off my chair when I clicked on the wheel and it came up with 50 SparkGoodie points! Now that is minor to what some of my friends have gotten on that wheel.
One person has not only won 500 SparkGoodie points but has also w... Read more