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Taking a Hiatus From Spark People
Thursday, March 09, 2017      6 comments

For anyone who may have wondered what happened to me as I have not been on the site for a while -- we have had a family situation that has put extra demands on my time & attention. My brother is dying of brain cancer and I have needed some time... Read more
Day 2 - Hobbling on a Treadmill
Tuesday, December 13, 2016      5 comments

Well, I survived my first exercise routine out of the boot! 6 weeks of that is enough! All I could say when I was done was ouch! But it wasn't that bad and this morning my foot isn't any worse for wear! I thought for sure it would be... but i... Read more
A Second Run at Healthy Lifestyle
Monday, December 12, 2016      4 comments

I have been off the site for a while -- over a year for sure. Lots has happened. My son moved home to live with us which is a blessing as he helps me so much and I am grateful for that! Secondly, I had a serious health challenge as they foun... Read more
A Quick Hello to My Spark Friends!
Tuesday, August 25, 2015      3 comments

Wanted to let you know I am missing being back in action, but wishing all you well and hoping you are all moving each day towards your healthy goals! Took a photo on the way home from the lake where we stayed. In the photo are my husband Fred ... Read more
Went on Vacation & Got Pneumonia!
Sunday, August 23, 2015      10 comments

I can only sit for just a little while. Ended up getting very sick the morning we were leaving for our trip. Went anyway -- thought it was just a gluten attack. It wasn't. I ended up in the hospital ER with pneumonia. Slept most of the time... Read more
Did It Again. One Day at a Time.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015      5 comments

I made it through another 40 minutes on the treadmill! I really really didn't want to get on the treadmill tonite. I have lots to pack, etc., but I walked in the front door and headed straight for the treadmill. I knew if I let my mind start ... Read more
Victory over the old self today!
Monday, August 17, 2015      8 comments

Thank you so much for all your comments. I really do take them seriously and consider each comment. I really appreciate your caring and support so very much. I am making sure I get more water as I was falling a bit short on it each day. Also... Read more
On A Plateau......Yikes I am so tired of it!
Sunday, August 16, 2015      7 comments

I guess I am just going to be on this plateau until I figure out that I will just have to move a lot more than I have been to shed the last 9 lbs. It is driving me crazy so I may as well get serious and get it over with. I have certainly prove... Read more
Catch Up Day...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015      3 comments

I have come to the point where I see that I am just going to have interruptions in my weight loss journey. It is just not going to be totally "me in control of each day." Because I just have commitments to others that have to happen I will hav... Read more
Into Each Life...
Saturday, August 08, 2015      3 comments

It has been such an emotional week for me. I finished paperwork for my son's disability and I am praying that there are no issues to keep him from continuing to receive benefits. So that was an emotional block of time all morning. Then we fou... Read more
Back On Track...
Wednesday, August 05, 2015      3 comments

I haven't blogged in a few days as things have just gotten so crazy. I have been quite upset as I have had to scramble to pull together all kinds of information to turn in to social security disability folks regarding my son who has ADHD and As... Read more
Keeping it moving...
Saturday, August 01, 2015      2 comments

Just got off the treadmill for 45 minutes and the rowing machine for another 10 minutes. I feel better because I added some more carbs for energy without going over my calories. It's seems to be about balance. I hope that doesn't stall the w... Read more
I'm celebrating today! Finally hit 150 for the last time.
Thursday, July 30, 2015      5 comments

I have decided to do something nice for myself today for hitting 150. This is harder than I thought it would be. I guess because I didn't understand exactly what the changes in my lifestyle needed to be. So it has been a learning curve for su... Read more
You Guys Are All So Right... Thanks!
Tuesday, July 28, 2015      5 comments

I totally appreciate your comments and your encouragement. And I agree with you all. You are so right about portion control!!! My nemesis! It has been three days since I last wrote. I have been super careful and weighed and measured everythi... Read more
All I have done this week is maintain...change needed!
Saturday, July 25, 2015      4 comments

Does the word plateau ring a bell with anyone? It sure is ringing in my ears! All I have succeeded in doing this week is maintaining what I initially lost. I have exercised religiously and thought I was eating properly. However, the scale do... Read more

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