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I Stopped Wokking and Walking and Look Where I Am Now!

Thursday, October 03, 2013      3 comments

Ever have one of those big "duh" moments sidle up to you and poke you in the behind with a little stick? I used to cook fresh veggies with a Chinese wok and I used to walk around on my lunch hour at work. And I felt pretty good and even lost a... Read more

I Don't Want To Go Down That Road

Monday, September 30, 2013      1 comments

My last blood tests from my doc were not good...high cholesterol, and now I'm pre-diabetic. Oh boy. I watched my dad suffer from diabetes and I don't want to go down that long road. I am currently on the Nutrisystem program and at first ... Read more

How Much Does An Excuse Cost?

Tuesday, April 23, 2013      1 comments

Excuses are like being nibbled by ducks. At first it feels kinda good but then excuses can start to stress you out, make you feel uneasy, and cause you embarrassment. I mean, how many times can you say "I'll start my diet tomorrow " in front o... Read more

Until It Clicks and Sticks

Sunday, December 02, 2012      3 comments

Today, again, I was at the hospital ER with my 79 year old my dad. He has fought two rounds of pneumonia since mid-September and has been in/out the hospital and rehab center. I couldn't help but think if my dad had not been a heavy smoker mos... Read more

Back In The Saddle Again

Wednesday, November 07, 2012      2 comments

Hello Fellow Sparkers and Sparkettes! Since December 2010 I've been messing about trying to lose weight, trying to get motivated to lose weight, alas without much success. I honestly have not watched what I ate or tried to exercise i... Read more

Lose 5 Pounds 28 Times

Friday, May 25, 2012      4 comments

Well...here we sit on the cusp of Memorial Day. First, as a long-ago Army brat, my hat is off to all veterans and their families; thank you for your service! I haven't blogged in a while, (ever wonder what a "blog" looks like? Mine is rou... Read more

Finally, Motivation Kicks In

Sunday, April 22, 2012      2 comments

Hi! I just did my first stationary bike exercise. I lasted 8 minutes and a mile but by golly I did it! I had a week to wallow in myself and today I took the bull by the horns, or in this case, the bike by the handlebars and went fo... Read more

Do I Really Want This?

Friday, April 20, 2012      4 comments

Do I really want to... -fit in my car? -wear clothes under the size of 26? -be able to walk and have energy for daily chores/activities? -be mentally more upbeat? -be a better, more healthy cook? -finally take charge of my self? ... Read more

Denial Street

Thursday, April 19, 2012      6 comments

I'm not sure where I took the turn off the Road of Reality and forked over to the Denial Street but for sure I am lost right now. My doctor was all but open-faced angry with me at this week's appointment. My numbers were not good, no imp... Read more

Blah Thing

Thursday, January 26, 2012      1 comments

Today is just one of those "days." Nothing feels right, nothing is really going right, someone switched off the light at the end of tunnel and my trolley ran off its track when the wheel fell off. I am being attacked by a Giant Six Heade... Read more

Update on on Doc Visit, Tracker Log Books, and Dusty Videos

Wednesday, January 04, 2012      3 comments

Well the visit went better than expected. Doc was pleased that I consistently use my CPAP, would like to see at least one more hour of sleep per night. And of course...wait for it...lose weight. I was trying to get fancy and find a diet... Read more

Yesterday Ended Last Night at Midnight

Monday, January 02, 2012      2 comments

Today I go to see my sleep apnea doctor. Will it be good news? Welllll...no. I gained weight and haven't been sleeping enough hours. Will I let that get me down? Nope. Today is my jump off point, wake up call, anti-junk food, cut-out-that-d... Read more

Wokin' Away

Friday, December 16, 2011      1 comments

Well, its been a month and I've tried just about all the recipes in the little wok cookbook that came with my wok. I must say it has been a success! The food is delicious, its fun to make (and FAST), and I feel fuller and much more satisfied a... Read more

Turkey Day Blues

Monday, November 28, 2011      2 comments

Oy veigh! OMG! Holy Turkey Leg! I did not do well over Thanksgiving. Since my last blog, I have been gaining weight, not even a "maintain" the same weight in there somewhere. True, I was sick for a month with an upper respiratory th... Read more

Hi-Ho Hi-Ho Off to Weight Loss I Go

Wednesday, October 05, 2011      3 comments

emoticon I have decided to release the death grip off my weight loss efforts and stop being mad at myself for all t... Read more


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