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Living life with balance
Thursday, June 01, 2017      7 comments

To start at the beginning. Around 15 years ago, I watched an Oprah show about biological age and chronological age. For those of you who never watched Oprah, that was one of her favorite subjects. LOL. In that show, she asked people if th... Read more
My year of continuing education at the gym
Tuesday, May 30, 2017      4 comments

So it's coming up to a year since I started going to the gym regularly. I signed up for one year membership in March of last year but didn't go even once till June. June, I was introduced to the Jamie Eason program and thought I'd give it a go... Read more
The man at the bus stop
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      11 comments

There is a large traffic intersection about 10 minutes from my house that I pass by in the mornings. There is a bus stand on one side of it, where the number 52 comes in every 10 minutes. I pass by that bus stand in the mornings around 8 am so... Read more
Definitely a tortoise
Saturday, March 29, 2014      4 comments

I am back to structure and routine again, albeit slowly. I have a a kind of wavy approach with my diet :) Basically I follow a fairly strict low carb day followed by a less strict one and a cheat day once a week. This system is much easier ... Read more
Fell off the Wagon BIG TIME
Monday, January 13, 2014      4 comments

Yes, unfortunately, I did fall off the back of the cart BIG TIME. My weight is back in the stratosphere again or maybe somewhere in outer space – I don’t know. This “ weight thing” has way too much power over me, I am so much more than the LED ... Read more
See what I mean
Thursday, July 04, 2013      2 comments

So , finally two weeks later, I have my list up. It is really long, and a bit embarrassing, I can't believe I haven't " got round to doing " some of this stuff. Anyway, today I sat down and finished most of one pending job, filling up some f... Read more
Getting organized
Thursday, June 20, 2013      4 comments

I am really good at putting things off. I can procrastinate vitally important things for years and years. I want to turn that around. It's a little late I know, but better late than never. I want over the coming 3 months to achieve a goal of act... Read more
Second Chances
Monday, May 13, 2013      2 comments

I haven’t been as regular with Spark as I would like. I ended up dropping out of my second Biggest Loser challenge, I apologize to the team. I tried my best to keep going but the posting was getting to be too much of a burden. I had just start... Read more
Treading water
Sunday, January 13, 2013      5 comments

I bumped into an acquaintance I hadn't seen for a few months this morning. She and I were about the same height and weight five months ago, she is now at goal weight and looks amazing. She looks 10 years younger, polished, just wondeful. I am s... Read more
and off we go into 2013
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      1 comments

So finally the first day of the New Year is here. We survivied 2012 which was quite a difficult year for me. Glad its over...2013 must get better. On the morning of the First Day of the Year, I read from James 13: " Is there anyone among ... Read more
Sweet Christmas
Sunday, December 30, 2012      4 comments

I hope everyone has been having a wonderful Xmas. I just got back from visiting with family for Christmas. It was truly wonderful seeing everyone, especially my nephews who seem to have shot up in height since I last saw them. Well it was a lot... Read more
Planning for Success
Friday, November 16, 2012      1 comments

As Thanksgiving draws near, I got to thinking about what I am truly grateful for in the last year. Many wonderful things and some terrible, awful things happened over the course of the year and really whether the bad events get turned into ... Read more
“Healthy diet” – what does that mean?
Thursday, October 04, 2012      4 comments

I decided I’m bored with what I have been eating for the last few months so am going to have to change it up. I am one of those people that can be perfectly happy eating the same thing every day for months and then don’t want to see it again fo... Read more
Half way point
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      8 comments

I can now say that I am half way to my goal weight. I have learnt a lot about what it takes for my body to lose weight over the last few months. It is so different now than it used to be in my twenties and thirties. Then I used to crash diet f... Read more
Having a little fun with color in between sizes
Saturday, September 22, 2012      7 comments

I started putting on weight about five years ago, initially quite slowly and more recently, it seems like I only have to walk past anything edible to add a couple of pounds to the old torso. All in all I was up around two sizes from the norm a... Read more

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