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3 things I am proud of accomplishing!
Tuesday, July 01, 2014      9 comments

Today for spark coach requested we blog about three things we have accomplished that we are proud of. 1. I have been maintaining my weight loss even though I was on a road trip out to Montana from WI. Yea Me!!! 2. I have been going to m... Read more
Holiday Goal
Saturday, November 23, 2013      3 comments

My goal this holiday season is to Maintain! That's all I want to do. So I am involved in a challenge with my Team 300 lbs Plus and one of the challenges was to read an article and pick out three tips that you could promise yourself that you cou... Read more
7 Weeks after surgery! Exercise and Strength Training Woo Hoo!
Sunday, May 05, 2013      4 comments

I went to the Doctor last Tuesday. He finally released me from all restrictions regarding exercise and strength training. I have to say that my stomach is still numb so I don't feel things when I lean against them such as sinks or when my pers... Read more
Day 17 After Surgery
Thursday, April 04, 2013      5 comments

I went to the Doctor on Tuesday. He said I was coming along nicely. My legs are still swollen up. I finally got over to Walgreens and got a pair of Teds. Hopefully that will help. The doctor did say this is normal and if I wanted to get some... Read more
Day 13 After Surgery
Sunday, March 31, 2013      4 comments

I know by now you are getting tired of hearing from me. Well, I just wanted to say I went to Church last night for the Easter Vigil and made it through 2.5 hrs. I did take my cushion with me but I found I was able to stand up, sit down without ... Read more
Day 12 After Surgery
Saturday, March 30, 2013      1 comments

I'm still going strong and I still have to give my sister Thoms1 so much credit for my recovery. She's a keeper for sure. I have been dressing myself, no easy feat when you can't bend over. But with the help of those reacher thingys and my ol... Read more
Day 8 After Surgery
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      4 comments

I went for my 2nd post-op doctor's visit this morning. He removed the two drains and all but two staples. There were a lot of staples! Almost each one was like getting a bee sting. My nephew said that was how his staples being removed felt an... Read more
Day 7 after Excess Skin Removal Surgery
Monday, March 25, 2013      9 comments

Glad to say I am finally regular again! I mean as in BM! I know TMI! When I went to see my Dr at my first post-op visit he was very happy with how I was handling the surgery. I had a circumferential abdominoplasty and inner thigh lift. He wa... Read more
Before surgery Blog
Monday, March 18, 2013      10 comments

The title says it all pretty much. Today I go in for excess skin removal surgery. I have kept 146 lbs off. So this is my reward for my lifestyle changes. Unfortunately, insurance is not footing the bill. My mother is picking up this tab. W... Read more
All or nothing attitude
Sunday, February 17, 2013      5 comments

My assignment today is to blog about the last time I experienced an all or nothing attitude regarding food or exercise. Hmmm. That hasn't happened since I joined spark. Actually it was just before I gave up on everything. Well, everything Die... Read more
I had a good day...
Friday, February 15, 2013      1 comments

I went to Adoration I stayed for Mass Then I stayed for Stations of the Cross. I got home. Made some Brown Rice. Ate some Rice with my Coffee. Got on my computer. Checked the Menu of where I was going for lunch logged my food. Shortl... Read more
I am healthier today!
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      5 comments

I know I am better health wise because: I can walk 5 plus miles if I want to. (That would be around the perimeter of our villages.) I can jog on the treadmill with out collapsing. Well, at least for 15 min. But I think I could go longer ... Read more
One small step...
Thursday, January 31, 2013      5 comments

Since Becky (Thoms1) went on vacation and left me home alone I have reactivated my spark coach account. Well low and behold while doing my check-in one day this week. I might add I was being just a bit down on myself. I clicked save check-in ... Read more
Fast and Easy Meals!
Saturday, August 18, 2012      4 comments

Sorry, nothing I do is fast or easy! While watching today's SparkCoach video I had to laugh cause Becky Hand is going on about doing these quick and easy meals for your family in just minutes. She had it right as far as having a plan. You hav... Read more
4th year Sparkversary!
Sunday, July 08, 2012      9 comments

Four years ago July 5th was my Independence Day! I was so afraid of failure! I was overwhelmed! Reading some of the articles on nutrition and I was going to say fitness but I wasn't even thinking that far ahead, anyway back to nutrition, I th... Read more

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