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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


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

Life goes on...

Monday, January 26, 2009      8 comments

Life does go on and I suppose there is life after computers?! Not really convinced I could live without my computer though. Am up if not running today. Now starts the rebuilding process. But at least I am here! And I didn't binge fr... Read more

Computer Crashing is driving me nuts!

Sunday, January 25, 2009      3 comments

This is really the easiest way to let y'all know I am having some real "connection issues" and tomorrow will try again. Even formatting the drive isn't stopping the BSOD so tomorrow I will try something else. This laptop is just soooo ... Read more

Why I no longer eat Twinkies, cakes or muffins!

Saturday, January 24, 2009      8 comments

Twinkies, cakes and muffins are made with flour and water. Flour and Water makes paste. When I eat Twinkies, cakes and muffins I am eating paste. And I was pasting these Twinkies, cakes and muffins onto my thighs and butt! ... Read more

The train to 130-ville, now boarding!

Friday, January 23, 2009      8 comments

It's official, I have left 140-ville behind me! I bounced around from 139 to 140 so many times I decided it wouldn't be official until I finally hit 138*anything* and today I have! I don't like leaving my friends behind, I don't want anyon... Read more

I don't feel thinner...

Thursday, January 22, 2009      10 comments

Today was epiphany day again! I was walking on the treadmill when I realized I don't feel thinner than family and friends. But I do feel as thin as them! Wow! So I am not competing with anyone, I am just trying to better myself! ... Read more

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