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PEGGYT3
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What a Difference Losing Just Ten Pounds Made
Monday, June 13, 2011      6 comments

I lost the ten pounds I'd been battling for years back in 2007 and have been logging in to Sparkpeople ever since to be sure I stay on track with my new healthy lifestyle. I've made some permanent changes that have enabled me to stay at goal fo... Read more
LISTEN TO YOUR BODY
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      3 comments

One thing I've learned since I've been living the Sparkpeople way is to listen to what my body is telling me. I used to pay little attention to what it was saying about how much I needed to eat or when it really wanted to move. I would eat som... Read more
PACKING TO MOVE IS GOOD EXERCISE
Saturday, April 16, 2011      1 comments

Today my husband and I were packing dishes in preparation for moving and I began to think of how much exercise we were getting. We were lifting stacks of dishes and bending over to put them in boxes. We were then carrying the boxes down the st... Read more
80 Years Young and Celebrating Life
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      7 comments

Having just celebrated my 80th birthday (Mar. l7, 2011), I feel compelled to distill the vast wisdom I've accumulated into a few terse sentences: (1) You're never too old to spend the time and effort it takes to look your best. (2) Enjoy t... Read more
FASTING
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      9 comments

For several years, my husband and I have been using Wednesday as a fast day. We drink only liquids, such as hot cocoa, tomato soup, milk, water, etc. and it has taught us that we don't need as much food as most of us Americans are eating every ... Read more
MY fAVORITE FITNESS TOOL: MY PEDOMETER
Friday, January 28, 2011      1 comments

My Husband got me a pedometer last year and I started wearing it when I took my 30 min. walk each day. I was surprised at how many steps I took in just 30 min. and decided to make 10,000 steps a day my goal. Even when I wore the pedometer all ... Read more
LET IT SNOW
Friday, January 07, 2011      2 comments

WE DON'T USUALLY HAVE MUCH SNOW IN EAST TENNESSEE, BUT THIS YEAR WE'VE HAD SOME BEAUTIFUL SNOWS THAT CLING TO EVERY BRANCH OF THE TREES AND MAKE OUR WOODS LOOK LIKE FAIRYLAND. WE'VE GOT A WOOD-BURNING FIREPLACE AND IT'S SO CALMING AND SOOTHING... Read more
HAPPY NEW LIFE!
Sunday, January 02, 2011      3 comments

I love new beginnings. Went to church this morning and the whole service was about the new year being a time of new beginnings and new life. "Behold the old has passed away and I make everything new." I felt like it was meant just for me becau... Read more
Hallelujah
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      2 comments

When I went to my doctor last Wednesday, he put me on tetracycline twice a day for ten days. By Saturday, I had quit coughing and now feel like a new person. My x-ray showed I had no pneumonia and just a slight over-expansion of the lungs, po... Read more
2 lb loss
Thursday, December 16, 2010      3 comments

weighed on my home scale and couldn't believe my eyes when i had lost 2 lbs. first time i've gone below goal.... Read more
Trying to Get Back to Normal
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      4 comments

Went back to my doctor hoping I'd be over this cough by now, but disappointed to find I'm not well yet. I did go to Jazzercise , feeling great and enjoying every minute, but toward the end of the hour started coughing and continued all through ... Read more
Roadblock on the Fitness Road
Saturday, December 11, 2010      0 comments

My fitness routine has been pretty standard for the last 3 years: 30 min. yoga every morning, 1 hr. Jazzercise 3 days a week, walking 2 mi. 3 days a week. So far it's enabled me to stay at my goal as long as I stick to logging in my food and ex... Read more
My Best Buddy
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      3 comments

My husband is my best friend and buddy. He helps me in so many ways, I can hardly count them but I'll try: (1) He finds low calorie, low-fat recipes and helps me make them. (2) He encourages me to keep up my exercise and ... Read more
October's Bright Blue Weather
Tuesday, October 05, 2010      1 comments

Today's a gorgeous day in East Tennessee. The sky's a brilliant blue, the sun's shining bright, it's 50 degrees and the trees are turning color. The beauty of the day inspired me to add 10 minutes to my usual 30 min. walk. My longer route b... Read more

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