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Another Year

Saturday, March 21, 2015      4 comments

I just had another birthday this past Thursday!! emoticon I have learned to be happy about getting older b... Read more

Slipped Not Failed

Sunday, December 07, 2014      2 comments

As I get older my body has changed, including my metabolism, which hasn't been that great due to all the unhealthy dieting when younger. I don't "diet" any longer. I just want to be physically healthy and track my body measurements not as a me... Read more

All or Nothing

Sunday, November 04, 2012      1 comments

It has been a long time since I have had an All or Nothing kind of attitude. I learned years ago that a slip up means nothing in the big picture of health. I learned not to feel guilty or have those automatic negative thoughts rule ... Read more

Doing So Well

Monday, October 15, 2012      4 comments

I have been eating Vegan for over 3 weeks now. I am doing it to help with my migraines. I am not eating typical processed food, it makes a huge difference!! I am going to be completely Vegan for 6 weeks then eat 90% plant based foods. I r... Read more

Why I do this.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012      1 comments

The challenge today at Spark Coach is to blog about why I want to be healthy and lose weight in the process. For me it is to be around to see my grandson grow and perhaps see more grandchildren and even great grandchildren. I want ... Read more

I did it this week

Saturday, August 18, 2012      1 comments

I actually did strength training 3 days this week and cardio 6 days.....that is amazing for me. I joined the Spark Coach, it helps with accountability and I find good articles etc. Sunday begins week 2 for me, I can only get better!!!... Read more

Adding Gratitude

Friday, August 10, 2012      4 comments

I am a firm believer in the power of gratitude. So when I am tired from work and really don't want to do my workout because my feet, legs and back are sore, I have to remember to give thanks. I give thanks that I have a job, even if I do ... Read more

5k walk/jog challenge YES BIG PEOPLE WE CAN ALL DO THIS

Tuesday, June 19, 2012      1 comments

Ok so today is day 2 first week of the 5k walk/jog challenge. I am a big girl and 52, but still I walked the 4 mins and ran the 1 min a total of 5 times!!!! And us big people know with all our flabs flapping and thighs rubbing, that is not an ... Read more

joined the spring challenge

Tuesday, May 01, 2012      0 comments

I started the spring challenge on Sunday 4/29. This seems to be one that for once I will actually be able to stay with and am motivated by. I've gained back weight since last year....not happy about that. So I have to make changes in my... Read more


Wednesday, March 17, 2010      3 comments

I was watching Biggest Loser and saw the Pound for Pound challenge, that you pledge to lose a certain number of pounds by June 30, 2010, up to 50lbs and money is donated to your nearest food bank. What motivation, lose weight and help those who... Read more

almost 9 months out

Monday, March 15, 2010      5 comments

Thurs 3/18 I will be 9 months out from surgery. The weight just doesn't come off as easy as before. I am going back to basics, whether I like it or not! This is my life, not a diet and I must succeed! In many of my co workers and family's ey... Read more

There is something positive in that comment.

Thursday, February 04, 2010      0 comments

This is for the people who have or had over 100lbs lost or need to lose. When we are losing the weight people are amazed at all the weight we are losing and are trying to be supportive. Then they ask the inevitable question...."How Much Weight... Read more

spreading the spark

Tuesday, February 02, 2010      1 comments

My youngest who is 15 went to see a nutritionist to help her get on track with her eating. I then showed her how to track her calories on the Teen Spark. She admitted it was eye opening to her how many calories she eats each day. Since tracki... Read more

excuses excuses

Friday, January 29, 2010      2 comments

I have been recovering from gallbladder surgery and hadn't been walking the way I should. I'm still not feeling well, but am I just making excuses not to do my fitness walk? It is so easy to fall off the wagon when you haven't been able to for... Read more


Thursday, January 28, 2010      3 comments

Why is it that people feel they need to monitor what you eat??? I mean after my surgery when people asked if I could eat something it was because they were curious, now those same people ask it over and over again...."CAN YOU EAT THAT? ARE YOU... Read more

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