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Joy's Journey September 6, 2015

Monday, September 07, 2015      1 comments

God has been so gracious to me. I'm so thankful to Him for my blessings. One day I will elaborate. Tonight I just want to check in for the month of September and remind myself: I want to be persistent, consistent, diligent,and persevering. ... Read more

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Sunday, March 08, 2015      4 comments

emoticon My continual struggle with food does not have to be on going. I can live with 3 small meals and 3 health... Read more

Joy's Journey

Monday, February 09, 2015      2 comments

It's been almost a month since my last blog. Today is February 9, 2015. Monday always a good day for new beginnings! I'm in a silly mood! I guess it's better to laugh than to cry.....I have gained weight! The first time in a while. However... Read more

Joy's Journey--2015

Monday, January 12, 2015      1 comments

I'm going to try to blog once a month minimum regarding my progress this year. I do want to develop new habits and maintain the goals I've accomplished. I do not have food binges anymore or nightime eating issues. So I feel good about this now... Read more

Joy's Journey

Tuesday, April 01, 2014      1 comments

April 1, 2014 I don't blog very often as anyone can see. Sparkpeople is really such a great tool in helping me to stay focused on good health and making choices for good health. I appreciate reading about others who have had success. So I'm... Read more

October14, 2013

Monday, October 14, 2013      2 comments

It's been a long time since I have written anything here! I'm still working toward my goal of developing a healthy lifestyle. My goal currently is to develop a better mentality or attitude about exercise. I have realized that I have developed... Read more


Tuesday, November 08, 2011      4 comments

I started a blog in August set some goals however, that was that. On August 3, I took my precious mother-in-law to the doctor. She had developed leg ulcers and needed a lot of care with changing bandages on her leg (later legs) twice daily. ... Read more


Monday, August 01, 2011      1 comments

August 1, Monday: I have committed to exercising 10 minutes every day in August. This seems doable to me. Also I'm committed to eating 1200 calories 6 days out 7 and keeping a record of them. So these are two small goals/streaks that I h... Read more

It's Almost August! Living life with passion, purpose, perseverance!

Monday, July 25, 2011      2 comments

July 25, 2011 I'm once again trying to stay within my calorie range of 1200-1500. After thinking about just not trying to lose weight anymore; I have decided once again not toquit! I will Roar! I will refuse to quit, I will overcome all... Read more

June 19

Sunday, June 19, 2011      1 comments

At my age, I'm still amazed at quickly time passes....I guess it's true about time passing faster as we get older! Ha! Ha! I know it's all the same. God is great, God is good all of the time. My mother in law who is 89 fell and injured her a... Read more

June 3

Friday, June 03, 2011      3 comments

Today is the is the 3rd day of June and I am still determined to move forward. i realized yesterday that consistent does not mean perfect 24/7 but making the right choices more times than not. Yesterday was not as good as I wanted but better ... Read more


Thursday, June 02, 2011      1 comments

June, June, June! This is the beginning of a brand new month. I'm always looking forward to new beginnings. Somehow I must learn to be consistent day in and day out. Consistently eating 1200 calories a day. Not consistently starting ove... Read more

Mindful May, Friday, May 20,2011

Friday, May 20, 2011      0 comments

Mindful May...... My purpose is to be conscious of when, why and how much I am eating. I am feeling positive about personal change and moving toward progress and not giving up. Just keep getting up, trying again, and weight loss will be a... Read more

Mindful May!

Saturday, May 14, 2011      2 comments

Oh, my, where did April go and now May is half over. I will work toward using the rest May in a positive way.... Read more

April, where have you gone?

Friday, April 29, 2011      1 comments

Oh my, April is on her way out .....My brother has been visiting for two weeks and when he comes he loves to use the computer to play games. So I have to practically make an appointment to use it myself. So I have sadly missed my Sparkpeople c... Read more

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