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I sure do hope that *skinny sister* knows what she is talking about!

Sunday, March 08, 2009      7 comments

I don't know how true but I sure hope my sister knows what she is talking about! She said that while we are losing weight we will always have loose skin. But, she said that when we start to maintain our weight the skin will start fir... Read more

Yes I CAN!

Saturday, March 07, 2009      10 comments

Today I read a post by PREDFAN in BLC#9 and she pointed out that even doing only 1 repeat of an exercise in a video that seems to be too difficult is better than not using it! Wow,... Read more

I really love SparkPeople and everything on it!

Friday, March 06, 2009      6 comments

Yesterday was just such a blah day. Didn't want to treadmill or anything else for that matter. Then nighttime comes and I must go to Other Goals and log my day. Well, I logged and logged and then I came to the BLC#9 Team Goal, 12 week Str... Read more

Stuck in the 131's!!

Thursday, March 05, 2009      6 comments

Not looking for sympathy but I am stuck again! I have bounced around 131 for a while now but I know it will move eventually. Might be because of trying to step up my ST again. Every time I step up my ST, I slow down my losing. *sigh* Bu... Read more

I cannot *spot reduce* but can I *spot stay*?

Sunday, March 01, 2009      8 comments

I cannot *spot reduce* but can I *spot stay* the damages? I am trying *desperately* to maintain the level of flabbiness I am seeing on my inner thighs and upper arms! So far I am winning the battle, lol. What I would really love is to... Read more

If you have a replacement knee or know someone who does...

Friday, February 27, 2009      4 comments

If the knee starts to make noise when you move - not the normal clicking but sort of a grinding/squeaking sound - and it has been in your leg for longer than 10 years, go to your surgeon and have it x-rayed. Ray's knee actually wore out 2 y... Read more

Another Page Two!

Wednesday, February 25, 2009      8 comments

This has been happening in person, not online. One reason for leaving my ticker with my starting weight has been just for the reasons some of you have stated - I want others to know that nothing is impossible with a little dedication. I am not... Read more

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

Page 2

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


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