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The "dreaded blog"!!!!
Wednesday, October 14, 2009      7 comments

Ok....truth time! I am afraid of that little red button on the right that says "BLOG"!!! When I started on spark people over a year ago I was amazed and overwhelmed. I knew that this was going to be an exciting journey. I got r... Read more
Go with the flow....
Sunday, May 17, 2009      4 comments

I haven't posted a blog for awhile and just realized it's because life is just sort of flowing big ups and no big downs. I seem to get the urge to write only when I'm celebrating a new weight loss or a new accomplishment. I ... Read more
On a quest for a buried treasure
Tuesday, April 21, 2009      5 comments

You know how the old joke goes..."At my age, my body and my fat have become good friends. They don't say good-by easily". How very very true! I'm over half way to my goal but things are S-L-O-W-I-N-G down and it's hard some days to keep pluggi... Read more
Welcome to the Hen House
Saturday, April 04, 2009      3 comments

When I was a little girl, I used to help gather eggs with my cousins in Iowa. The hen house was a strange, exciting place for this city girl. It was warm, cozy, noisy, safe, secure....lots of activity and clucking going on by those fat fluffy ... Read more
The Ups and Downs
Wednesday, February 18, 2009      0 comments

I've been struggling with a couple plateaus since Christmas. The weight was not coming off every week as it had been in the past. I couldn't figure out what was happening. I wasn't gaining, just sitting like a lump. Even though I had my wond... Read more
The sins of a Salt-oholic....
Monday, January 26, 2009      2 comments

It is a beautiful Monday morning and I am celebrating in the idea that "all sins of the weekend are forgiven and all things begin anew on Mondays." I tell myself that because if I were an alcoholic, I'd have been on a binger over the weekend! A... Read more
It's not the Name that counts......
Saturday, January 24, 2009      3 comments

Fat Buster's, Sugar Busters, Weight Watchers, Atkins, South Beach, Pritkins, and the list goes on..... In the 40 years that I've been dieting, I think I've tried all of these and more only to find that for some reason or another they won't work ... Read more
The road not taken..
Thursday, January 08, 2009      1 comments

The wellness message for today compared life to a marathon....running down the road never knowing when the race will end, but making the most of the journey. I couldn't help but think that this is the same road that we take when we work toward ... Read more
The Natural "High"!
Wednesday, January 07, 2009      2 comments

When I was in high school and college, I was one of those people that didn't need drugs or alcohol to feel "high" on life. I used to say that I'm just "naturally high"! I was involved in everything, and popped out of bed alert, and excited to s... Read more
No pain no gain....
Tuesday, January 06, 2009      1 comments

New Years resolution and also New Sparks resolution....daily exercising and adding more strength to work on this balloon tummy!! The first day, I went gung ho and whizzed though a 30 minute pilates cd that I hadn't used in two y... Read more
The Amazing shrinking woman!
Monday, January 05, 2009      1 comments

It's the end of another month and measurement time again. I was so worried about the month of December because of all the treats and temptations I knew I'd have to face. I also had to get through a week in New Orleans. Last year I gained 10 l... Read more
Back in the land of Healthy food
Friday, January 02, 2009      0 comments

Having just returned from a New Orleans vacation, I have to admit that I'm so thrilled to be back to food that is NOT fried, NOT overly spiced, NOT fatty. Even though I was trying really hard to eat only tastes of all the things, I spent the la... Read more