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What A Sunday...
Sunday, January 21, 2018      18 comments

My day started with a wake up to a nose bleed. I have not had a nose bleed in many, many years. I don't know the reason. It was a bit of a fright because I had blood on my pillowcase, a bit on my sheets and a lot all over my face and hand. I hop... Read more
Monday, January 15, 2018      13 comments

MySMART Goals: I want to lose 5 pounds by the end of the round (April 4). I will reach this goal by exercising at least 20 minutes per day. I normally go to the gym at least three times per week. I will continue to do this. I will continue... Read more
Friday, December 29, 2017      6 comments

I joined Spark People in September 2007. I have joined many teams and gained many friends through this site. This is the best place for weight loss, fitness and it is FREE! One of the teams that I belong to is BLC. The BLC (Biggest Loser Ch... Read more
Christmas Ups and Downs
Saturday, December 23, 2017      15 comments

Many of us experience ups and downs at Christmas. My negative yesterday was while having a facial. I had this same experience once before. While my ... Read more
10 More Pounds
Saturday, December 02, 2017      16 comments

Before I began my journey with Spark People, I weighed 173 pounds. This is too heavy for my frame. In high school I weighed 115. I never dreamed, as a youth, that I would have a weight problem. Do any of us? Before computers, video games - in ot... Read more
Saturday Bits and Pieces
Saturday, November 25, 2017      20 comments

It has been a good week. Thanksgiving has come and gone. I did pretty well with eating. I had no dessert or breads at the holiday feast. I exercised the morning of Thanksgiving. I rode my exercise bike for 40 minutes. The next morning I went to ... Read more
I Have Willpower (Who Knew)
Friday, November 03, 2017      23 comments

Willpower - also known as self-discipline, self-control, or determination, is your ability to control your behavior, emotions, and attention. ... My biggest eating problem has always resolved around sugar. I remember eating out of the sugar... Read more
I Have Conquered Night Time Eating
Tuesday, October 03, 2017      27 comments

As a young woman, I ate lots of snacks at night. I can remember going often to the evening movie with a boyfriend. We would go to get pizza and shar... Read more
Happy Weekend
Friday, September 22, 2017      20 comments

I plan to eat well this weekend. I already have vowed that I will get more freggies in my diet this weekend. Staying away from junk food, snacks, etc. (not easy for me...but) ... Read more
My New Normal
Monday, August 28, 2017      25 comments

It's been just six years and one day that I suffered injuries that would forever change my life. It was a very hot August 5am. I had just had a busy August 26th. The night I went to bed, we had lost our air conditioner. (eventually to be replac... Read more
A Bit Of This & That
Wednesday, July 26, 2017      18 comments

I have been having some pain in my right shoulder, the one that was replaced six years ago. The doctor said that the prosthesis should be good for at least 10 years. Having quite a bit of daily pain recently. I plan to not call the orthopedic's ... Read more
Thursday, July 13, 2017      26 comments

I went to the gym today. Before I started my cardio, I was in a strength exercise room just for women. I had heard a woman talking to an elderly lady. (I later found out that she is 83 and in awesome shape) The elderly woman went on to a workout... Read more
Adding Two More Grandchildren To The Family - Thanks To Foster Care
Thursday, June 22, 2017      21 comments

I am blessed to have three grandchildren ranging in age from 8 - 14. It is a wonderful time in my life to enjoy kids after being blessed with my own... Read more
I Am Backsliding
Sunday, June 04, 2017      29 comments

For the past year, I have done so well. I have cut calories, worked out, etc. We recently moved to another state and closer to our family. I know that has really changed my eating habits. We have family dinners and treats. My goal is to reactiv... Read more
Do You Feel Your Age?
Friday, May 26, 2017      20 comments

Do you feel the age you are? Or will you always be a teenager at heart? I am 62. I cannot say that I feel my age. There are physical changes. If I become ill, it often takes longer to recover. However, I am not ill as often as I was in earl... Read more

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