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Back from India!
How was it? Interesting. I have to say that it is surely different from watching the Hindi movies. I have realized, like all other movies, that India is glamorized by the Hindi movies. Real life is not like that at all, of course.
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The wonders of water!!
I haven't been able to blog for a while because of a super busy schedule. I went to serve in Scranton PA, had a wonderful time. Came back super pumped for the DC invitation campaign. It's amazing to the Hindustani log (people... Read more
Lifestyle changes are tough
In order for a change to be most beneficial it has to be on the level of a lifestyle change. It seems that anything can throw the process into a tailspin. I am helping my daughters through some life changes of their own. My lifestyle change i... Read more
Dear Sparkers in India...
I hope that your families and friends are well and were not harmed by the bomb blasts that took place there. We are in the dark days of this tired system of things. We all look forward to brighter days when events like this will not happen to ... Read more
Two pounds down!! Finally!! It took long enough to get past this plateau. Whew!! Hopefully the weight will continue on it's downward spiral as I continue on my eating plan!
Happy sparking this week!... Read more
I've been quite busy these last few days and haven't had a chance to "spark"! All is well, and week 8 has started off with a small wimper. But hanging in there. I did a plateau breaker on Wednesday for three days. We'll see... Read more
Now starting week 7
I can't believe I'm at week 7 and fitting into a size 18!! That's amazing to me. I'm back to my zumba in full force. I think I'm going to cut out sugar this week. We'll see the affects on Friday!!
Hope you all have a good week.
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And the good news is...!!
I bought a jacket for my DC this weekend and it was two sizes smaller!! I usually buy a size 22 in jackets, pants, skirts and dresses. But yesterday, I went to Syms and bought a beautiful jacket. My initial thought was to try on a larger size... Read more
Have you ever had a doctor you just can't stand?!
I am preparing health baselines with my local bloodless hospital center and I've changed my doctors to doctors affiliated with that hospital. That said, I now have to get to know these doctors. I have a cardiologist, not because I have a probl... Read more
After such a busy weekend with the grandkids, I'm tired. I'm going back to my Zumba today. I miss the energy it provided.
The start of week 6 began on Friday. I'm discouraged that I haven't lost more. But without Zumba, I should expec... Read more
Wow! 20 Points on the Bonus Wheel!
Well, at least something good came out of week 5. Unfortunately, I gained weight. The two pounds I lost earlier this week, came back with a vengeance on weigh in day. I really need to exercise. This won't work for me without exercise.
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Can't wait till my knee gets better! I'm really missing Zumba. Maybe I'll do a modified version of it until I can do it like I used to.
I'm afraid of not making my goal in August. I'm going to work harder and stay on the lower end of my ... Read more
Feeling Better, 2 pounds down!
OK, so I took some pain killers/anti-inflammatory. Knee is much better. I was talking to one of my friends last night, he recommended weighing every day. I thought that was just crazy. I'll never lose weight if I do that. But he noted how t... Read more
Crazy weekend, hurt my knee
I had such a busy weekend. But it was absolutely great!! I hurt my knee though. This will hurt my Zumba fun. I have to try other exercises that won't hurt my knee until it heals.
What should I do? Pilates? Only strength train? Please... Read more
OK. Pictures upload - two pounds gained. :-(
OK, so I'm on a roll right! I am exercising, trying to eat better and what happens on week 5. A weight gain of two pounds. OK. I've heard it before, "muscle weighs more than fat", "it's probably just water", "you'll lose it", "don't get disc... Read more