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Dangers of a Sendentary Lifestyle OR . . .
Wednesday, November 15, 2017      12 comments

When I found out what this week’s blog challenge was, I took to the “Google Machine” and looked up “sendentary lifestyle” and these are just some of... Read more
Blog Challenge (Week 14) I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a . . .
Monday, November 13, 2017      15 comments

Running a day late with this. While it was fun to do, it was also harder than I expected. Topic for this week was "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly". For those of you not familiar: www.youtube.com/watch?v=
qC_xO2aN_I... Read more
Blog Challenge (Week 13)
Thursday, November 02, 2017      11 comments

Blog Topic: This is the youngest your body will ever be. Ten years from now, what will you look back at and appreciate and even wish it was just the way it is right now? Ten years from now, when I look back at my body, I will be thrille... Read more
Blog Challenge (Week 12): Favorite SP Features
Wednesday, October 25, 2017      4 comments

I'm a little late completing last week's blog challenge. I usually write them on the weekend but this weekend was more hectic than expected. We discovered some rotted wood in my screened in back patio and had to take a whole side down and rebuil... Read more
N.E.A.T.: Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis
Wednesday, October 18, 2017      11 comments

I read about N.E.A.T. on another Sparker's blog this morning and had to do some research. Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis (N.E.A.T.) is the energy expended throughout the day that isn’t due to sleeping, eating, or sports-like activities... Read more
Blog Challenge (Week 11): Thinspiration Picture Blog
Sunday, October 15, 2017      7 comments

For me, "Thinspiration" means a desire to be healthy, NOT a desire to be skinny. This is me, when I started my quest for better health back in late January 2017. I weigh about 247 lbs. ... Read more
Blog Challenge (Week 10): Easy Healthy Snacks
Saturday, October 07, 2017      9 comments

If you were thinking, "Another serious blog from Kathy.", Think again. That would be too obvious (and too me). I'm going with humor this time: ... Read more
Blog Challenge (Week 9): Self-Determination
Monday, October 02, 2017      9 comments

“Stay focused and stay determined. Don’t look to anyone else to be your determination – have self-determination. It will take you very far.” (Justice Smith) This quote speaks truth to my soul and is a lesson taught me by someone close ... Read more
Blog Challenge (Week 8): I'm Not Fat, I'm . . .
Saturday, September 23, 2017      11 comments

Before I retired, I was employed by an agency who supported people with developmental disabilities for almost 25 years. The agency’s corporate culture was one of Positive Approaches and one important aspect of Positive Approaches is something ca... Read more
Blog Challenge (Week 7): Top Banana
Tuesday, September 12, 2017      8 comments

Does anyone remember the old egg commercial? The one about “The Incredible Edible Egg”? Well, I say, bananas have gotten short shrift and should rate their own commercial (and I don’t mean one with some lady dancing around with fruit on her... Read more
Blog Challenge (Week 6): When I Eat Sweets, My Body . . .
Saturday, September 09, 2017      8 comments

When I eat sweets, my body does what everyone else’s does: gives me a sugar rush, then crashes and craves more. The other thing that my body does after I eat sweets is ache. My body aches, somewhere or everywhere almost every day. Up... Read more
Blog Challenge (Week 5): Think Thin!
Saturday, September 02, 2017      7 comments

What? THINK Thin?! I’ve been THINKing Thin for about 50 years! “I THINK I should be Thinner.” “I THINK I’ll start my diet tomorrow.” “I don’t feel like walking today. I THINK I’ll do it tomorrow.” If THINKing Thin w... Read more
Saturday, August 26, 2017      13 comments

I Choose Not to: Answer calls from numbers I don’t recognize. Spend time with people who are energy/life drains. Do things that cause me stress or anxiety. Ruminate on all the reasons I’m going to fail. Worry about thing... Read more
It's Never too Late to . . .
Saturday, August 19, 2017      10 comments

Consider these people and some of their mind-boggling achievements: John Glenn became the oldest astronaut to go into space at age 77. ... Read more
Blog Challenge (Week 2): I'm Not Perfect, But . . .
Sunday, August 13, 2017      3 comments

The past week has been a challenge. My step-daughter, who is the same age as me and really more of a friend, has been visiting us from Florida. We had a nice time, but having Amy here made sticking to my normal routine a bit more difficult than ... Read more

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