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A Touch of Honesty.

Sunday, September 26, 2010      30 comments

I do not change my weight ticker anymore. Yes, I will if I get to 115.0 but not after that. Why? Because I want people to see this can be done. I want people to know that no dream is impossible. 95 lbs gone forever. I will tell any... Read more

Life in the fast lane...

Saturday, September 25, 2010      12 comments

It just sounded like a neat title for someone sitting here on my butt and sitting on my balance ball to boot! I blog for my points - I am just so easy, lol. I had an interesting week and yes - I climbed back up to 117.2 - OMG!! ... Read more

Paraprosdokian Sentences, LOL!

Tuesday, September 21, 2010      22 comments

From my BIL today, in an email: A paraprosdokian (from Greek meaning "beyond" and "expectation") is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listen... Read more

Maintenance means weight fluctuations.

Monday, September 20, 2010      12 comments

Just a little FYI. Have a great day! **edit: I didn't say I like it, lol, but it is going to happen. Strength Training will also affect the scales - more muscle means more weight.... Read more

... today I learned why my feet don't reach my butt...

Tuesday, September 14, 2010      17 comments

Yup - tight Quads! I have been advised to do 5 on each leg of this Standing Quad Stretch and hold for 10-30 seconds. www.sparkpeople.com/reso
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Squats Made Easier!

Sunday, September 12, 2010      14 comments

Squats Made Easier! My 87 year old dad has been given squats to do daily and he was advised to hold onto the sink. I promised Dad I would do every exercise he is required to do and my walking buddy decided that if an 87 year old on dia... Read more

Don't Be A Human Trashcan

Friday, September 10, 2010      20 comments

When your friends and coworkers bring food for you to eat - don't be their personal trashcans. While they are doing it to be nice, they are also doing it to keep from eating it themselves. Learn to "Just Say No Thank You!" Read more

Thanks Pop, I am still losing inches!

Thursday, September 09, 2010      18 comments

It has been a long time since I measured so today I remembered to do this before eating breakfast. I listed some earlier measurements but sadly I no longer have my beginni... Read more

You look great! But....

Saturday, September 04, 2010      30 comments

what are you doing about the loose skin? Today's blog comes from a recent comment (last night) about how I don't need to lose more weight - I look great - maybe too skinny.... ... then the kicker, "what about all that loose skin?" ... Read more

My dad and exercising...

Friday, September 03, 2010      13 comments

My dad has been getting more wobbly and you might remember his falling a couple of weeks ago? The doctor at Dialysis ordered Home Health Therapy and they are giving him exercises to do daily. I made him a promise that I would join him and ... Read more

Biker & His Babe...

Monday, August 30, 2010      20 comments

This is what happens when your kids take away your car keys!! P.S. My dad has a Jazzy Scooter! I wonder if he can pull a 'little red wagon' with a babe on it?! ... Read more

The new me!

Saturday, August 28, 2010      28 comments

I was asked for some new pictures - I learned that my dearly beloved Ray is lousy with a camera! Twice he took fuzzies and twice I wasn't even in the fuzzies! em... <a href=Read more

"The Step and Visit Plan"

Friday, August 27, 2010      8 comments

Today's blog came from a column in my local paper. I think it is a catchy title for a walking plan so I am borrowing it and linking to the blog itself: www.writerlyhaphazardry.
net/?p=759&cpage=1#comment
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Want to lose weight?

Thursday, August 26, 2010      9 comments

Quit Strength Training - - - muscle weighs more than fat. emoticon Read more

Thank you - we got great news!

Monday, August 23, 2010      16 comments

My dad was very touched when I told him my sparkfriends were praying for him! After the surgery, his cardiologist told me the battery is good for another 8 years and we would do this again when my dad turns 95!! WooHoo!! I wish you ... Read more


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