My Big Fat Gratitude List
1. I'm wearing a pair of SHORTS and matching top that haven't been wearable in ages!
2. I feel a lot better than I did yesterday, no more upset stomach, much more energy.
3. For sticking with this site for 9 1/2 months!
4. For the near... Read more
Support and Motivation: A+
I could stop right there; that emoticon says it all! Thanks to MAMAWLINDALOU, I just realized I too have j... Read more
HOW many miles???
Husband and I are enjoying a wonderful vacation on one of Georgia's barrier islands. Yesterday we climbed a 129 step lighthouse, climbed to a captain's walk, the last bit of which was a ladder--ugh! and did a fair amount of walking. Today's pl... Read more
7 mo Sparkversary!
It came and went yesterday without my noticing. OK, friends, it's time for me to get moving again. I've done great with exercise, am a LOT more fit than when I started, have done lots of things I'd never done before SP, but these last several ... Read more
Post Retreat and Pics
I am SO grateful to have had the opportunity to make that retreat so soon after my mother-in-law's passing. In spite of much to do when I got home, I continue to feel more rested and centered.
Throughout the retreat, I kept thinking of Is... Read more
Blogging on retreat: I CLIMBED BRACE ROCK!
Definitely something I've never done before, posted a blog while on retreat. I've never taken my computer either; you're usually encouraged to leave such at home to maintain inner as well as outer silence. One of my good reasons for bringing i... Read more
Preparing for Retreat
My mother-in-law passed from this life the day after my last blog Living Well in Tough Times. What was I thinking when I started a new Challenge this week? Actually, I've done pretty well, missed my daily Spring Into Shape Bootcamp video only ... Read more
Living Well in Tough Times
To borrow a line from my friend ONICAM who often titles her blogs "What's been happening", what's happening here is a multitude of decisions following a period of uncertainty after my 93 year old mother-in-law's stroke. She'd been in her own ho... Read more
Sparkversary - again!
Woohoo! It just registered on me that today is my 7 mo Sparkversary! I am 30 lbs down, I've dropped several sizes, almost everything in my closet fits!
Tough times and blessings
The last couple of weeks have been very challenging. Along with my mother-in-law's stroke and singing six Holy Week and Easter services, I've had to get my taxes together--and officiate at a memorial and celebration of life service for a dear f... Read more
Dear friends, thank you so much for the ongoing support. My scale says 3 lbs up, and it's likely right. With 93 year old mother-in-law's health issues following a stroke and other things going on concurrently, I've had too many meals--or shoul... Read more
Sableness's Birthday Breakfast:
1 NutriGrain light waffle
1 T sugar-free strawberry jam
6 fresh strawberries, chopped
2 T light whipping cream
1/2 ruby grapefruit from backyard tree
Fair Exchange Caramel... Read more
STEALTH HEALTH: How to sneak age-defying, disease-fighting habits into your life without really trying; small changes that add up to a HUGE difference!
How's that for an eye-catching book title? This book, published by Readers' Digest, is... Read more
New Team Needed!
I've had a great surprise this morning! I weighed in as I do every few days. The scale and I are on good terms at the moment, and I was delighted to see that another lb disappeared. What a good start to the week - woohoo!
When I joined... Read more
WARNING - Appeared in Swimsuit!
Well! You just never know what SparkPeople might incite you to next! Thanks, THERESAPHILBY, for reminding me I have yardwork to do. While thinking of what I could do instead (I'm still NOT a yardwork fan in spite of progress; see fall blog Sa... Read more
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