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New ways to get in healthy olive oil

Thursday, January 12, 2012      2 comments

The past 6 months I have gotten my overall cholesterol level back to a normal level by diet and exercise, however my good cholesterol is on the low side. So I have been focusing on getting more healthy oils in my healthy lifestyle diet. Oliv... Read more

Where's Lori? - Mackinac Bridge (hit my virtual walk goal)

Tuesday, January 10, 2012      2 comments

If you are a new spark friend, you should know that Ive been walking off my weight. However, I needed a way to stay motivated, so I started a virtual walk to the Mackinac Bridge in July. Im a little behind on my blog update. I actually m... Read more

Revised my goal weight..am I crazy?

Friday, January 06, 2012      6 comments

When I started Spark People, I set my goal weight to 170. I've always been comfortable with that weight. Well, I'm 4.6 pounds away from my original goal but crazy me just changed it today to 160. I'm thinking that I have the tools and sup... Read more

Winter 5% Challenge December Results

Saturday, December 31, 2011      2 comments

December turned out to be a great month for me. I hit my goal for the year of 25 pounds and walked 500 miles. This month was not easy, so I had to push myself extra hard by: 1. When it was too cold outside to walk, I bundled up and hit th... Read more

A MUST SEE youtube Video !!!

Saturday, December 17, 2011      3 comments

My husband just found this youtube video and it is awesome. It covers what is the single best thing we can do for our health. After watching it, my husband got up from his chair and went to the gym. www.youtube.com/watch?v=
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Where's Lori? Virtual walk update

Monday, December 12, 2011      6 comments

Im way overdue for my Wheres Lori? blog update. If you are a new spark friend, you should know that Ive been walking off my weight. However, I needed a way to ... Read more

Goodbye 180s...Hello 170s

Thursday, December 08, 2011      8 comments

The scales finally tipped this morning and I'm out of the 180s. Hello 170s, it has been 4 years since I've seen you. I plan to stay for a little while and eventually will say goodbye to you too. I'm one determined Sparker who is going to re... Read more

I now love my tape measure!!

Thursday, December 01, 2011      5 comments

The month of November, I lost: 1.5 around waist 1 around hip 1 around thighs 1 around upper arms I can't wait to see how December measures up (down that... Read more

Cholesterol is NORMAL after 5 months!!!!

Sunday, November 27, 2011      8 comments

My test cholesterol results came in the mail on Friday and I was in shock. I did it!!!! My total cholesterol is normal. My hard work and dedication has paid off. I cant... Read more

Half way point

Tuesday, November 15, 2011      1 comments

Today I hit my half way point to my goal weight (15.6 lbs lost)! Im so excited that Im feeling the results of my hard work, dedication and commitment to myself and a lifestyle change. In the past this is the time I would start losing my... Read more

Waist to Hip Ratio - Estimator for Health Risk

Saturday, October 29, 2011      1 comments

My doctor for the longest time has told me that my waist-to-hip ratio (WTH) is a good estimator for my health. Where you store your body fat is a predictor of health risk. So I checked to see if spark people had any information on this and que... Read more

Where's Lori? Virtual walk update to da bridge

Friday, October 07, 2011      8 comments

If you are a new spark friend, you should know that Ive been trying to walk off my weight. However, I needed a way to stay motivated, so I started a virtual walk to the Mackinac bridge (pronounced Mackinaw). Now if you glance at my map bel... Read more

Where in Michigan is Lori? Virtual walk update.

Friday, September 09, 2011      8 comments

My virtual walk to the Mackinac bridge has taken me to Bronco country. 138 miles walked so far. This was my old stomping ground many manymany years ago. Read more

So long, farewell, adios and goodbye!

Saturday, August 13, 2011      7 comments

Im not leaving Spark People but saying goodbye to high cholesterol (my life-sucking enemy). For the past year, Ive been battling an extreme low thyroid level and a rising cholesterol level. In July my thyroid level finally came back norm... Read more

Virtual Walk to the Mackinac Bridge

Wednesday, August 10, 2011      2 comments

Since Ive been doing so much walking, I decided to do a virtual walk up north to the Mackinac Bridge. I love Lake Michigan so Im heading west first so I can walk along the lake. If I pass any of my spark buddies along the way, say hello an... Read more


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