RAYLINSTEPHENS
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Gosh but it's cold outside!
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      7 comments

Having nothing to do with the title, I am having a pretty good day! I have been asked by so many people, "what do you weigh now?" And then the general comment is, "I don't even weigh that!" I don't know what the proper response to tha... Read more
Ray is on the mend and I miss him so!
Friday, February 20, 2009      7 comments

It looks like Ray will be another week at the hospital. It's difficult to explain but here they have the hospital and a therapy unit attached. So Ray was 3 days in hospital after his surgery and then went to the therapy unit. I miss him b... Read more
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Monday, February 16, 2009      7 comments

... so I am up 5/10 = 1/2 pound from yesterday! No problem!! Today is another day. I write this for others struggling to lose a pound. I am human and I make poor choices sometimes. But I cannot live without food and temptations are goin... Read more
What I did right today!
Sunday, February 15, 2009      5 comments

Last night I decided that I have worked too hard this past 10.5 months to chuck it all while DH is in the hospital. So, I cooked up 2 packages of frozen veggies and ate a portion of each and put the rest in the fridge. This morning bef... Read more
Planting Onions!
Saturday, February 14, 2009      4 comments

Planting Onions! I do not eat onions!! I have never liked them. But with Ray's knee shot I had to help him plant his onions. 100+ of them, Vidalia Onions! Bend down and shove an onion in the ground, straighten up, take one step... Read more
To Thank the People who prayed for my Ray!
Thursday, February 12, 2009      11 comments

My Ray came out of surgery today and that goofy smile of his was the prettiest sight I think I shall ever see. After 20 years, his artificial knee was just totaled. But the cardiologist wouldn't clear him for the surgery. The risk wa... Read more
Blog Prompt - Easier alone or in a relationship?
Tuesday, February 10, 2009      6 comments

Wow, this is my first blog prompt but since the answer popped into my head upon reading the question, I decided to use it. This has been easier with my DH by my side, no question about it. He has been like a personal trainer - very encour... Read more
Turn on Your Spark-Light!
Sunday, February 08, 2009      5 comments

emoticon Turn on your Spark-Light! Just sitting here and I thought of E.T. and Turn on your Heart Light made me... Read more
HUH?!
Saturday, February 07, 2009      9 comments

This morning DH was commenting on the new me and said he wasn't sure anymore which me he prefers. He said I should put all the weight back on and he would decide which me I should be. Huh?! ... Read more
I never get tired of telling people about SparkPeople!
Friday, February 06, 2009      9 comments

Today I was asked by a couple of Wal-mart ladies how I lost weight. This is beginning to happen a lot, everywhere I go. I now print SP business cards to hand out. Some lose interest when I tell them it took 10.5 months to lose 75 lbs but a fe... Read more
Today I am not overweight, I am Normal Weight!!
Thursday, February 05, 2009      14 comments

I joined Spark 4/13/2006 at 205 lbs but was still on dialup and didn't return. I came back! Mar 27, 2008, I was 210 and this time I stayed and did the Spark Program! Satellite Internet helps a lot. The first 2 months I refused to trus... Read more
Let's burn off this weight together!!
Wednesday, February 04, 2009      8 comments

I am having a fabulous day already! I managed 15 minutes on the treadmill before the leg just hurt too much! And I did upper-arm exercises through much of the walking!! Then I got off and did another 22 minutes of stepping in place which put ... Read more
.3 and counting down...
Sunday, February 01, 2009      10 comments

Today I am .3 away from normal weight!! I was walking through the grocery the other day and I got this goofy look on my face - ok, goofier than usual. So my DH says, "now what?!" I said, "my knees are rubbing!" As in, ins... Read more
Getting closer to the *brass ring*...
Thursday, January 29, 2009      12 comments

I am 1.2 pounds away from Normal!! Yahoo!! I can almost taste victory!! No, my journey won't be ended as I really want to get further into Normal range - but this proves it is possible to dream the impossible dream and that dreams and ... Read more
So I ate too many calories last night...
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      9 comments

So I ate too many calories last night. Not too many for the day, but too many for dinner. It happens and the scale is the "great equalizer" for me! Back up to 138.4 but that is ok. I knew when I basically ate 2 dinners last night... Read more

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