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New Perspective

Sunday, November 25, 2012      6 comments

In my five years of maintaining my weight loss, I've gradually gained a new perspective, not just about a healthy lifestyle, but also about what's important and what isn't. Over the years, before I found Sparkpeople, I used to think that the on... Read more

Do You Live to Eat or Eat to Live?

Sunday, October 07, 2012      4 comments

My grandmother, a little lady I looked up to, used to say, "Some people live to eat. I don't. I eat to live." As a little girl, I didn't understand what she was saying. Now that I've lived even longer than she did, I agree with her. I'll adm... Read more

Pride Goeth Before A Fall

Wednesday, August 08, 2012      6 comments

I've been proud of myself for walking briskly 15 min. every day, doing 1/2 hour of yoga each morning and Jazzercising 3 days a week for one hour each day. However, I'm learning a little more humility, because as I started my walk on Monday, I a... Read more

Double Whammy

Saturday, July 28, 2012      6 comments

This week I did back to back Jazzercise classes, one hour from 8:15-9:15 and another hour from 9:30-10:30. By getting in two classes in one day, I earned a new pretty coral-colored tank top to keep me cool this summer or as the poster at the J... Read more

Travel is Broadening

Saturday, June 09, 2012      0 comments

The pictures I recently added were taken on a trip my husband and I took to Texas, Oklahoma, and California to see two granddaughters graduate from college and a great granddaughter dedicated at her parents' church. We were gone two weeks and I... Read more

Proud Great grandparents: Peggy, Bob and Five month old Clair

Thursday, May 31, 2012      1 comments

Claire's broken leg did not dampen her great spirit... Read more

Four generations on mother's day

Thursday, May 31, 2012      3 comments

Mother's Day 2012 was special as I spent it with my daughter, granddaughter and five month old great granddaughter who had a broken leg.... Read more

My Debut As a Fashion Model

Friday, March 30, 2012      4 comments

I live in a Senior Living Community and we are trying to raise money for a new van. One of our residents came up with the idea of a fashion show. A boutique in a nearby tow... Read more

A Great Blessing

Monday, December 05, 2011      4 comments

Today I got to hold my first great-granddaughter, named after me and born Dec. 1. What an amazing experience! She is so beautiful with lots of black hair and so precious in my arms. I have to leave to go back home tomorrow, but I'll always re... Read more

Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 24, 2011      2 comments

Enjoying Thanksgiving Day with two daughters, granddaughter and spouses. I'm very proud of myself for sticking to smal portions and taking a brisk walk with long-legged granddaughter and husband after Thnksgiving Dinner and hope to make it thro... Read more

Starting a New Life

Monday, October 03, 2011      3 comments

My husband and I have just moved from the house we built and lived in for 22 years to a "Senior Living Village" and are starting a new life here among other people who are in their senior years as we are (he's 83 and I'm 80). We felt it was ... Read more

Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

Wednesday, September 07, 2011      2 comments

As we continue our journey along the path toward good health, fit bodies and minds and a more active life, staying focused on where we're heading keeps us from wandering too far away from the "straight and narrow." I recently had occasion to te... Read more

What's Your Favorite Day of the Week?

Wednesday, June 29, 2011      5 comments

You've heard the song, "Rainy Days and Mondays Get Me Down", but actually Monday has always been my favorite day of the week. Back before I found Sparkpeople, I would promise myself, "Monday morning, I'll start on a diet." Then I'd spend the w... Read more

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


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