First 5K finished
I can cross off one of my bucket list items, yay! I finished a 5K with my daughter and a friend of mine. However, I plan to do more of them and I have a... Read more
I am amazed at how much in the past month I have cut salt, and realize how much salt is on french fries. I have had fries once while making this li... Read more
Taking life too serious just isn't for me. To make people laugh, its one of the most fun things that can happen in my day.
And seriously, I ... Read more
It's always a good feeling when you smile and others can't help but to smile back. We have way too much negativity in this world. Smile as often as yo... Read more
A few weeks in....
My energy level seems much higher now, most days anyways. I feel better about myself and the choices that I am making. I NEED to do the treadmill a... Read more
What I am noticing:
Day 5, I really notice when someone puts too much salt on my burgers! I had burgers yesterday for lunch at a bbq, and I am still drinking water from... Read more
Flirting with High Blood Pressure
4th day of being back on Sparkpeople. Over the past year or so I have had a few dr. appointments and each time I have been questioned about my bloo... Read more
I can Do it!
I have said this over and over, but here I am again. The only thing that helps is to stick to spark people... Read more
Day off from work..what can I do...
I was surprised this morning that there were an abundance of help and I was offered to go home. I didn't hesitate. I said sure. It will hurt the paycheck, but a me day is more important. I am going to clean, organize, exercise, and read. I j... Read more
New Year, New Me?
Weight loss, getting healthy, exercise, oh we have been down this path before. AND I have not accomplished anything. But yet, I feel the need to try again. I guess you just get to a point where you know you need to change, reverse the procedure,... Read more
You fall, you get back up and do it again.
That's what I tell myself anyways. Although, for breakfest, I didn't make a good choice. I guess it was out of guilt??
Son had friend stay over, I was up early and made my healthy breakfest. Boy's got up, cooked like crazy, ( I think the... Read more
Spring colds are for the birds. Raw throat, stuffed nose, doesn't make it easy to feel good about things. Go away cold, I did not invite you into my home, you hitched a ride on my son's shoulder and decided to make a go of life here. Your not w... Read more
A success for Easter Dinner
Had my Mom over for dinner, and she brought a scrumptious ham, and I provided all the yummy side dishes. My Mom has never filled herself to the point of FULL. And I generally try not to as well. There have been times. But since this new me, I... Read more
McDonald's YOU Lost today~
AND I WON! I think it's a stress thing....stress eating...and yes, a cheeseburger and small fries from McDonalds...SOUNDED so good. Then I sat at the traffic light and changed my mind. Ate that apple and drank that can of sparkly water! Not o... Read more
Need to focus on staying focused.
This past week hasn't been my greatest week for making the right healthy decisions. I guess I should say, it's been since Thursday evening the choices could have benefited me more. I didn't make good choices in the foods that I ate for dinner,... Read more
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