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Pool Productive

Saturday, April 25, 2015      1 comments

So put in a lot of work pressure washing the walkways around our homeowner assocation pool. Also lifted up the covers for the drain that circumscribe the pool, getting out all the needles, beetles, spiders and winter muck. Got some sun and... Read more

Collection of Knee-less Exercises

Friday, April 24, 2015      0 comments

When you are overweight, it is wonderful to get up and start moving. As you do the pounds roll off. However, as I have discovered the impact to your feet, ankles and knees can be life changing in a huge negative fashion. So I'm put together a... Read more


Thursday, April 23, 2015      3 comments

Lessons in listening to your body: Yesterday, I was craving Cheetos all day long - yes I was also craving ice cream and a doughnut (which by the way doughnuts have always been disappointingly unsatisfying when I finally break down and have ... Read more

Good Choices

Thursday, April 23, 2015      2 comments

Going out to a restaurant has gotten easier for me. I look for the leanest protein and all the options for vegetables. I seek nutritional information and most of all I ask servers to help lead me to the best options. Today I had a bigger ... Read more

Under 100 kilograms

Wednesday, April 22, 2015      3 comments

This is like working on a treadmill where you work on rounding off steps to a solid number and then a bit more for a round number on calories burned. I've been working in pounds, but what the heck, how fun to jump on my smartie scale and have i... Read more

Step one of house cleaning.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      2 comments

Dug in big time on cleaning up. Voted. Organized. Took my hubby out to a frugal dinner. Under ate on calories today. My weigh in was only .5 lbs off should have been 1 lb, so forcing the decrease. No doubt my body's metabolism is off. Me... Read more

I will adapt

Monday, April 20, 2015      3 comments

I don't except can't. Not an option. If I'm going to finish this journey it can't be just about eating (although the majority of my progress is all about strict calorie restriction), yet I need muscles to increase my calorie burning furnace. ... Read more

Gentle Walking

Sunday, April 19, 2015      3 comments

Friend picked me up today for a ride to see the last of the tulip fields. Have some gentle walking and sun. When I got home sat down to rest. When I went to get up my knee dislocated again. But because I was standing I was able to use gr... Read more

Insert swear word

Friday, April 17, 2015      3 comments

I went out and did some yard work. I was just sitting and clipping, I went to get up and dislocated my left knee. I couldn't move for over an hour without screaming in pain. My husband was willing to take me to ER but I couldn't get into the ... Read more

Keeping on track

Thursday, April 16, 2015      2 comments

I let my body rest yesterday. I felt like doing that more today. But I got up and got on my Nustep and exercised for a little over an hour. I'm keeping on target with my eating. So for a day where I normally would have allowed a rest day... Read more

Where is gets hard

Thursday, April 16, 2015      2 comments

Yesterday was a super busy day. I helped my husband with a task in the morning and then finally convinced his to go to a nail salon to have a dead nail removed (I was so relieved it was looking pretty bad). He was so surprised to learn there w... Read more

Surviving even with Stress

Tuesday, April 14, 2015      5 comments

So some things are changing in my life. I'm having increasing pain and some things are happening with my family. In the past this would be an excuse to put this other needs ahead of me making progress. I think it was really important for ... Read more

Why this time is different

Sunday, April 12, 2015      1 comments

Part of my journey can't be seen as before I started Spark I started at somewhere between 270-280. I dieted the traditional way of non impressive salad. I was also part o... Read more

First Quarter Reached

Saturday, April 11, 2015      2 comments

I started a little late in the year on February 1, but since then I'm a little over 25 lbs down and at the 1/4 mark of my journey. I can tell I'm getting better about digging in to make progress. In the past I wouldn't have limited anything at... Read more

Saying Good bye to 4 more lbs.

Saturday, April 11, 2015      3 comments

Good bye. Not sure where the 3 stooges were hanging out on this bod. I know I didn't feed them on Easter. Even if I took a mini vacation from logging the couple of days after to help my niece learn how to sew (cutiest mini-mouse red with ... Read more

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