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Just Try

Monday, October 06, 2014      4 comments

I have been away for quite awhile. More than a few set backs. But, I am going to start again. First with my exercise. My goal is to focus on getting stronger first and watch portion control on food intake, which I am actually not too bad at. ... Read more

Week Two

Monday, September 16, 2013      6 comments

As I enter into week 2 of my renewed efforts to be healthy I feel encouraged. I am doing my weigh ins on the Monday of each week this time. Today I saw I had lost 5 pounds. Better than I had hoped. I am determined to keep up my efforts. ... Read more

Finally Back

Monday, September 09, 2013      5 comments

It's been a rough year, but with Jehovah's help, I think I am finally ready to try again. I worked so hard over a year ago to lose weight and just didn't, so that I gave up. I recently found out I had a thyroid problem. Maybe that was the... Read more

Getting back on track

Wednesday, June 13, 2012      6 comments

I am trying to get back on track this week. Started slow with swimming on Monday and Tuesday, and today I finally did a Just Dance 3 workout. I also logged my food today, so far doing good. It has been a rough couple of weeks. My routi... Read more

Weigh in day

Friday, June 01, 2012      5 comments

Well, today was weigh in day. I forgot til after I ate breakfast and I had a few more clothes on than when I usually weigh but I managed to lose 1.3 pounds. Finally, the scale goes down just a bit. It is a slow process for me but little by li... Read more

Busy, busy, busy

Thursday, May 31, 2012      5 comments

I haven't been able to keep up with all my spark stuff this week. Went to my mom's house for the weekend and brought the grandkids and my son home with me for a week. We have been swimming though and I have done a few of my workouts. Logging ... Read more

Spark Cookbook and the Spark Book

Tuesday, May 22, 2012      7 comments

I finally got a Spark Cookbook and the book The Spark. I have already started reading the cookbook and look forward to learning how to make better, healthy food, in more variety. I really want to learn to make my own chicken and veggie stock f... Read more

Pita pockets

Monday, May 21, 2012      7 comments

Yes, pita pockets. I discovered recently how much I love them. I take a serving of meat (turkey, ham, chicken, etc) melt on a serving of cheese (colby, montery jack, swiss, etc) stuff it in and throw in a mixed table spoon or two of peppers (r... Read more

Up Early

Saturday, May 19, 2012      6 comments

Well, we are up early. Got up at 6:15 or so. Wanted to workout and have breakfast before my bath for service. We have to leave in about an hour and it takes me that long to get ready. LOL I am drinking my after breakfast tea while I catch u... Read more

26 Years today

Thursday, May 17, 2012      8 comments

Today is our 26th anniversary. DH and I are going to study and go to meeting. That is our plan. Tomorrow is play day. I wanted to thank everyone who reads my blogs and encourages me. And thanks to the friends who told me happy anniversa... Read more

Busy Days

Wednesday, May 16, 2012      5 comments

Hi everyone, the last few days have been very busy. My hubby is off work this week so we are taking advantage of it. Monday we went shopping and to a movie and dinner since our anniversary is Thursday and we will be at the meeting. Yesterday ... Read more


Friday, May 11, 2012      7 comments

I just realized this am that I haven't been thinking much about cake. It's actually been a few weeks. Except I saw a pound cake in the store the other day and I picked it up and looked at it, read the calorie count, and said to myself "do I wa... Read more

Eat your veggies

Thursday, May 10, 2012      8 comments

Yes, I am finding out that eating your veggies is a very good thing. I have been adding a healthy portion of cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes, carrots etc to my meals. I feel full longer and seem to be able to control my cravings better. And I am... Read more

Late start today

Wednesday, May 09, 2012      9 comments

I got a very late start today. I was awake til 4 am so I didn't really get out of bed til 11 am. I read my e-mails, worked out, did the dishes, then made breakfast. All said and done, I didn't eat breakfast til after 1pm....Oh well...every da... Read more

Getting ready

Tuesday, May 08, 2012      6 comments

Well, I am getting ready to do my workout, eat, shower, and then head back to Columbus to visit my mom. They are supposed to be getting some test results back today. I wish I trusted doctors more, but the one that visited my mom yesterday did ... Read more

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