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Tuesday, January 15, 2013      0 comments

Have had a couple of tough days. Lots going on in the family and the weather is awful. Poured rain for 3 days. Managed to walk Sunday but was so damp and wet caused me to have an asthma attack so I decided to hold off for a few days. House full ... Read more

Hiking today

Tuesday, January 08, 2013      0 comments

What a wonderful day today. Temp was in the 40's and the sun was shinning as my friend and I Hiked in a local park in Nashville called Radnar Lake. We hiked for about 90 minutes and it totaled approximately 4.5 miles. My friend Amy is young and ... Read more


Friday, January 04, 2013      1 comments

On January 4 ,1977 at about 8 am my beautiful daughter was born. I had a c-section. I just got a quick look at her before they took her to the nursery. Shortly after being taken to the recovery room I crashed and nearly died. I usually don't thi... Read more

A New Year

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      3 comments

The New Year is here and already I am having trouble with my fitness goals. I have been sick for 3 days now so no exercise. The old me would have just said"i new you couldn't do it" and that would have been the end of my attempt to lose weight. ... Read more

Day 9

Friday, December 28, 2012      1 comments

Last night I felt so guilty about not exercising this week that I decided to go to the gym and walk on the treadmill. I had planned on doing 1 hour to help make up for being lazy but that didn't work out like I planned. About 20 minutes into my ... Read more

Day 7

Wednesday, December 26, 2012      0 comments

Have let myself down a little the last 3 days. Have not done my walks and no 10 minutes the last 2 days. Tim is home and just can't exercise when he is home. He has also been at me to eat saying "it's Christmas enjoy yourself." Haven't got to th... Read more

day 5

Sunday, December 23, 2012      0 comments

Today is day 5 with Spark Coach and I must say I am a little surprised at the content so far. It's good but not much more than what I have read on line without their help. I will continue it for the 3 months that I paid for and hope that it will... Read more


Thursday, December 20, 2012      0 comments

As I look back on today's activities I am proud of the fact that I choose to get on with my life. Sure I still have some depression but I did not let it control me. I did the work that needed to be done. I exercised my 10 minutes and read a lot ... Read more

Day 1 with spark coach

Wednesday, December 19, 2012      1 comments

Decided to reread the book and use spark coach today. I have decided I need to be accountable to someone other than myself. I want to succeed at this and in the same process I hope to learn more about myself. It really struck home to that to suc... Read more

Reality Check

Tuesday, December 18, 2012      0 comments

Woke up this morning with a bad attitude. Not sure why I was so depressed. Nothing new that I could think of to cause it other than the usual thing of not being able to find a job. I made myself get out and go for a walk. This usually helps but... Read more


Thursday, December 13, 2012      1 comments

Walked 4.06 miles in 1hr 6min today. I think that is my fastest time yet. It is the longest walk sense my knee surgery. No pain at all today. It is amazing to me how quickly walking on a regular basis is helping my breathing. Walked this trail a... Read more

Total disaster

Tuesday, December 11, 2012      0 comments

Boy did I learn a lesson. No matter how good you think you are doing DISASTER is waiting to strike if you don't follow your plan. I went away for the weekend to see a friend I haven't seen in almost a year. I had good intentions to spark daily ... Read more

Long Night

Wednesday, December 05, 2012      1 comments

Last night my husband injured his leg at work. We ended up in the ER till six am this morning . When we got home I sleep till 12 and have been up since than. He is doing much better but on crutches with a leg brace. No fractures just a pulled mu... Read more

Great Weekend

Sunday, December 02, 2012      0 comments

Wow did I have fun this weekend. I love to dance and party with friends but my husband is a home body. I rarely get to go out. Last night HIS friends went out to THE BIG BANG PIANO BAR for a going away party for a co-worker. Wow did I get my exe... Read more

difficult day

Friday, November 30, 2012      0 comments

Wow did I have a great night at my granddaughters basketball game last night. Lexie is an up and coming basketball star. At least I think she is great. Could I be a little biased? You bet. She made 14 out of thirty points. She played her first g... Read more

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