30,000-39,999 SparkPoints 33,955

SEATTLE9's Blogs

New Life - Again
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      3 comments

I just turned sixty-four! It’s a strange age – I read of so many leaving this world at this age, but then there is the frightening truth that I may have another thirty five years to go… So I have been trapped in a series of days that begin wit... Read more
More Cancer
Monday, May 16, 2011      11 comments

My younger sister, Barbara, age 60, went to the emergency room because she had difficulty breathing. The hospital stay lasted six days. She has heart problems and colon cancer. She will have surgery in three weeks after some of the heart ... Read more
Sunday, October 31, 2010      3 comments

I am extremely grateful for the Trick or Treat Challenge. Knowing I didn't want to let me team down really helped me stay on track. Recording my calories all month was a great training tool by forcing me to look at my consumption through the d... Read more
November Goals
Saturday, October 23, 2010      3 comments

Now that my nutrition intake is under control, consistently remaining within my calorie limits and getting the cravings out of my day to day life, it's time to look at fitness. I am amazed that I can go to the store and not even look at the sna... Read more
Humbling Moment
Saturday, October 16, 2010      3 comments

After a week of carefully measuring my servings to be absolutely certain I am staying within my calorie limits, I find nothing spectacular has happened. Okay, I admit it, I was SO confident that there would be a great AH AH moment, and weight w... Read more
Reality Check
Friday, October 08, 2010      2 comments

I'm not one for blogs, but it seems appropriate today. I have had my ups and downs with the weight issue. I realize that all the exercise I am doing is not doing it (and trust me - I AM exercising). So it has to be the calories. Obviously I ... Read more
2010 Goals
Sunday, January 03, 2010      6 comments

I am focused on a single goal - to be physically strong enough to have the freedom to do whatever and go wherever I please! While weight loss is part of this, without the physical strength it would mean little to me.... Read more