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Cupid 5K

Sunday, February 05, 2012      1 comments

We've got a 5K this coming Saturaday (Feb 11th) and my 10 year old son is taking part in it with me! I believe I'm more looking forward to it because he's going to be with me than the 5K itself. I told him he didn't have to hang back with me a... Read more

Blog #1 of 7 in a Row

Saturday, January 14, 2012      10 comments

As part of this week's challenge - Blogging 7 days straight. So today addresses my first high stress reaction. In my previous blog I mentioned we're getting ready to to deal with major health issues with my husband. Well, we met with the onco... Read more

New Year With Lots of Challenges & Opportunities Ahead

Sunday, January 01, 2012      2 comments

WOW, it's been a year since I last posted a blog. I've visited and left messages here and there on other Sparksters' pages, but no blogs. Well, I know from experience, blogging does help me stay not only accountable but also sane at times. ... Read more

Got To Take My Own Advice

Sunday, January 02, 2011      4 comments

Just posted to another Sparkster's blog, and I thought, hey lady you need to make sure you take your own advice. It is so easy to get overwhelmed when we have so many things to work on to make for a healthier lifestyle. So, stressing out over ... Read more

Different Outlook This New Year Than Last's

Saturday, January 01, 2011      5 comments

Last year at this time, I was miserable both emotionally and physically. Had just lost my job due to plant closing (first time unemployed in more than 30 years) and my health and self-esteem was not the best in the world. Fast forward to today... Read more


Wednesday, July 28, 2010      2 comments

I've been reading a number of blogs this morning and I'm amazed at what the accomplishments of my fellow Sparksters (and myself in some instances) have enabled us to do. While any amount of weight is a challenge to lose, when you have the large... Read more

Memory Affected By Weight hmmmmm

Thursday, July 15, 2010      5 comments

The following is a link to an article today concerning how weight appears to affect women's memory. Interesting reading!
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It's OK to Acknowledge Your Accomplishments

Friday, July 09, 2010      1 comments

I don't know about you, but for most of my life I was happy not to be noticed. I guess it came from the taunting because of my size from grade school on ..... Other than recognition for my achievement in my studies, I was happy being in the ba... Read more

A Wide Smile From the Doctor and More

Thursday, July 08, 2010      6 comments

Had my annual physical today and the doctor was almost as elated as I am with the changes. She wanted to know what I'd been doing and I touted the great resources and tools (and friends) of Sparkpeople! Since my last visit I had lost 51 ... Read more

I Still Can't Believe I'm Able

Thursday, July 01, 2010      5 comments

to run further than 10 or 12 feet without having to stop. I started and completed the C25K program before the bad heat and humidity hit....and stayed. So my running continuously has been for shorter periods of time lately. Given that, I've be... Read more


Friday, June 25, 2010      3 comments

When I read the "Reflections" email this morning it really hit home. When we set up our goals here on SP, did we really think about what it would take to achieve them? Sure we knew we wanted to lose "X" number of pounds, but what was it going ... Read more

Great Birthday!

Thursday, June 17, 2010      3 comments

Celebrated 50th today. Husband was great. He knew I didn't want a cake, so he got a small veggie tray with my favorites - pea pods, cherry tomatoes and baby carrots and a fruit tray. For gifts he got me a workout shirt, the Valerie Bertinelli... Read more

10 Mile Walk

Wednesday, June 16, 2010      5 comments

Today was our day for the Go10Walk (fundraiser for missions). There were three legs each 10 miles long with 4-5 participants walking each leg. My husband and I along with two other of our church walked the first leg. We got up bright and earl... Read more

Fifty Pounds Off and Gone

Monday, June 14, 2010      17 comments

As of this past Saturday, officially, 50 lbs are gone. So I had hubby take a pic so I could compare to my before pic. So......... This is me at my starting weight of ... Read more


Friday, June 11, 2010      1 comments

Boy, have I been slacking. I'm usually a very upbeat person and when I blog I try to be as positive as possible. Well..... needless to say, I've been in a funk most of this month and have stayed hidden from the blogging world. I have found th... Read more

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