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Wednesday, July 19, 2017      5 comments

This weeks blog for losing weight is something that most people don't think about sleep. Now there isn't much you have to do but get to bed in time to get a good nights sleep before you have to get up. I know, I know easier said then done. I'm a... Read more
Friday, July 14, 2017      3 comments

My Grandmother was born in England. She said she tried hard to teach Mom that proper young ladies don't play games with words. But Mom plays games. For those like myself who could use a brief explanation of baseball: baseball is a game... Read more
Calories in, calories out
Friday, July 07, 2017      7 comments

We have all heard it a million times. calories in/calories out. That is how you lose weight. And guess what they are right, well sort of. Here is the thing, if you cut calories too much your body goes into starvation mode, you get listless... Read more
Thoughts on exercise
Saturday, July 01, 2017      4 comments

People have asked my "What counts as exercise?" Spark people counts so much as exercise and to be honest it is exercise. But here is how I look at it. We are in this to lose weight. We aren't going to lose doing what we were doing. If I was... Read more
Watch what you drink
Saturday, May 06, 2017      5 comments

I went out to eat with 2 co workers. I'm on maintenance, one lady has been very sick and is an a weight gain diet that looks quite a bit like a Spark People diet and the 3rd needs to lose over half her body weight, but don't give her advice she ... Read more
Brazos Bend State Park. My walk today
Tuesday, May 02, 2017      7 comments

As those of you that know me know, I like to walk at Brazos Bend. For those of you that don't let me introduce you to the park. Brazos Bend is the home of the alligator. When I say we walk in the alligators home, that is what i mean miles and mi... Read more
Children as personal trainers
Friday, April 07, 2017      3 comments

Seeing the picture of Lisa's daughter, a Spark friend on the treadmill reminded me. I had a foster daughter, I don't think her self esteem could have gotten any lower and most of it was because she was just a girl. Now those of you th... Read more
The Dentist
Thursday, January 26, 2017      7 comments

I know that is a dirty word to many of you, but I wanted to let people know what I learned to day in the hopes it keeps any of you from what almost happen to me. I found a lump in my mouth, it was a little lamp, soft and it came and went. ... Read more
What I learned in Silver Sneakers Today
Thursday, January 19, 2017      15 comments

For those of you that don't know, Silver Sneakers is an exercise class for us older folks, but they will give you one heck of a workout. Every class the instructor gives us some exercise or general living advice and most of the time both. ... Read more
Thursday, January 12, 2017      9 comments

With the start of the 5% challenge and the first activity being water, I thought I would post something that happen to me. I was at a meeting. They had a dietitian come in and speak to us. This wan't a weight lose meeting. It was a busines... Read more
Thursday, December 15, 2016      7 comments

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What is YOUR Resaon
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      14 comments

We can tell you everything you need to know, We can give you all the equipment you could ever need or use, hire you a personal trainer and cook, but until you want to do it, I mean really want it for you, it isn't happening. We are all diff... Read more
Monday, November 14, 2016      4 comments

Ok yesterday was a record day, never did 2 blogs in a row, Maybe I can make it three, At least I'm starting and the is 90% of the battle no mater what you are doing. Tracking, sends chills down many a spine, but lets look at it. My Dr told ... Read more
Sunday, November 13, 2016      5 comments

When I went to the Dr he gave me a weight I had to get under so I wouldn't need an operation, a weight he would like to see me under and a weight he said I must never go under. There is 10 pounds between the weight he said I have to go under and... Read more
Saturday, November 12, 2016      9 comments

OK they want a blog, that isn't something I do very often, maybe twice a year. As many of you know I'm a Teddy Bear in the 5% challenge. What most of you don't know is how I got here. The Dr. said I had to lose 50 pounds or he was ope... Read more

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