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Which word to choose?

Thursday, January 01, 2015      1 comments

I want to choose a word for the New Year, something that will describe how I want to live the next 365 days! Determined, Fierce, Persistent, Committed, Focused, ......which one? Read more

6 months and 14 pounds!

Friday, September 26, 2014      0 comments

Well, I'm not in the 150's anymore, I'm in the 170's. There I said it! The menopause monster has been kicking my butt over the last 6 months. As part of my attempt to reduce my heart disease risk, I was taken off of Estrogen. It was awh... Read more

I'm in the 150's!

Saturday, March 29, 2014      1 comments

It took awhile but I weighed in below 160, for 6 days in a row. I was not sure if I would stay below 160 so I didn't update my weight until I was in the 150's for several days. I feel so great about this! Read more

Not yet!

Saturday, March 22, 2014      0 comments

emoticon No new jeans for me! I will stick with the jeans I have for awhile longer. If the next size down didn... Read more

Yes, It's Progress!

Wednesday, March 19, 2014      0 comments

In a previous blog I was wondering if the jiggly spots around my hips were progress. I believe they were! For the last several weeks I have been concentrating on a heart healthy diet and exercise. The jiggles are disappearing! Yay! W... Read more

A bug and two teeth!

Thursday, February 20, 2014      0 comments

Oh what a week! First a stomach bug got the better of me, then I had 2 wisdom teeth removed. Whew! It has been a week and I think my stomach is finally getting back to normal again. Hopefully my energy level returns too. The wisdom... Read more

Is it progress?

Tuesday, February 11, 2014      0 comments

I have been doing well on increasing my activity level and getting to the gym regularly, and I feel better for it. But there is one thing I have noticed and I wonder if anyone else has? It seems as I tighten my core muscles and lose a fe... Read more

Those mouth watering commercials!

Thursday, September 26, 2013      1 comments

This week I got serious about getting back into the habits that helped me to lose weight about a year ago. For the last several days I have been avoiding after dinner snacking. The first night I noticed my mouth watering I thought it was... Read more

On my way!

Wednesday, September 18, 2013      1 comments

Another good day at physical therapy. My therapist did tell me not to underestimte my injury, I was talking about starting back at the gym in a few weeks. So it looks like this may take more time than I had hoped. I did underestimate my bac... Read more

Finally! Returning to normal.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013      1 comments

Since July 6th I have been recuperating from a back fracture and doing nothing but waiting for it to heal. Yesterday at physical therapy was the first time they went beyond gentle stretches. Today I am sore, a working muscles I haven't worked... Read more

Take a deep breath.

Sunday, August 25, 2013      1 comments

Following 7 weeks of frustration, I must keep reminding myself to stop feeling sorry for myself. Each day I wake up to a gorgeous, warm and sunny day, I need to remind myself that my injury could have been worse. I am also lucky to have these... Read more

Time to recuperate.

Friday, July 12, 2013      2 comments

My summer was going so well! I had started back at the gym. I had always wanted a boat and after looking for a year, I bought a 22' open bow, and rented the dock space. I had even purchased the boat insurance. Unfortunately, on my 4th tri... Read more

Day 2.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013      0 comments

I started the day with a doctor's appointment and my blood pressure meds were adjusted. Hopefully tomorrow I will feel better. With my blood pressure under control again I will be back to the gym tomorrow. My exercising has actually inc... Read more

I have been inspired!

Tuesday, May 07, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday I read a blog written by a fellow Sparker who had challenged herself for 90 days. For those 90 days she would eat right, exercise 6 days a week and get plenty of sleep. She had gained a few pounds while maintaining and wanted to lose... Read more

Working on it.

Monday, March 11, 2013      1 comments

One of the issues that has been stressing me out is in the process of being solved. Taking care of my granddaughter has become more than a full time thing. I love her dearly, but it has become too much for me. I have been insisting that I nee... Read more


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