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Healthy Mind, Healthy Spirit
7/11/2014 11:40:20 PM,  1 COMMENTS

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100 Days to a New You Challenge day 059/100/041
7/11/2014 11:00:21 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today I did a lot of walking, drank 10 glasses of water & did some more coloring on the Mandala on page #23. I did a lot of reading in 2 paperback boo...  Read more


Happy Weekend Ahead
7/11/2014 9:49:15 PM,  1 COMMENTS

"As far as your brain and body are concerned, persistent calorie restriction is, by definition, a condition of chronic stress." ~ from Spark article t...  Read more


Feline Friday =^..^=
7/11/2014 8:55:37 PM,  7 COMMENTS

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Life; Live it!
7/11/2014 3:36:12 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I just got back from the funeral of a friend's father. He was 82 and had to have heart valve surgery. Unfortunately, he never recovered from the surge...  Read more


Day 428
7/11/2014 1:49:00 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Rest Day. Overcast and raining. Feeling sore....  Read more


Surgery done now rehab
7/11/2014 1:48:07 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I had my total knee surgery on Monday and now am doing 1st outpatient rehab. I did rehab while I was in the hospital and boy did they work me hard. I...  Read more


7/11/2014 12:39:46 PM,  2 COMMENTS

is a difficult task with a great reward....  Read more


7/11/2014 12:12:17 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Got the update on Tuesday that I didn't have to wear the sling any longer. Yeah! I lost 2 pounds in that week that I was out of commission. ...  Read more


What do you think? Need your input
7/11/2014 11:45:23 AM,  10 COMMENTS

I know my weight is more of a "psychological" or "emotional" problem (rather than a problem of gluttony). Yes, I overindulge sometimes. But it's...  Read more


It's friday
7/11/2014 11:44:52 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So.....coming onto the site to log in my nutrition thus far today also inspired and reminded me to do my exercises which I have just finished. It's l...  Read more


Partisanship is NOT the way...
7/11/2014 11:35:37 AM,  3 COMMENTS

"To achieve our common goals we must have mutual respect for others whose beliefs, values, and behaviors differ from our own. This does not expect tha...  Read more


Zombie Apocalypse? NOT
7/11/2014 10:58:25 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Will someone please tell my metabolism this? ARGHH I've gained 2 freaking pounds. I've exercised more this week than ever, my calories are a litt...  Read more


Kepping on.
7/11/2014 10:18:40 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm counting my calories manily to see where I'm at right now. I'm ding the fast track goals of walking every day, counting my calories and walking....  Read more


100 Days to a New You Challenge day 058/100/042
7/10/2014 11:48:37 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today I did a little walking, drank 8 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did some reading in a paperback book & game playing on my Ta...  Read more


7/10/2014 11:25:48 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I used my pedometer during a full shift at work. I also borrowed one from friend at work to compair them. They were within 7 steps of each other. For...  Read more


Thursday's Thought =)
7/10/2014 10:19:52 PM,  10 COMMENTS

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July 10, 2014
7/10/2014 9:27:09 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Day 76 of exercise in 2014 (not a streak) Walking: 2 mph (30 minutes per mile) 13 minutes 61 calories burned I think my son is going to make...  Read more


Weight Loss Simulator
7/10/2014 8:00:41 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Fun & useful for visualizing realistic goals. Virtual Model Weight Loss Simulator  Read more


7/10/2014 7:15:33 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I suffer from chronic depression. I have had it as long as I can remember. I used to suffer from anxiety and panic attacks, not to mention bouts of...  Read more


5 Weeks @ Spark
7/10/2014 6:01:53 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm still here! I track everyday like a good girl. I've been working on my exercise plan this week. I put together some good dance music and have bee...  Read more


I'm ready to get fit
7/10/2014 6:00:42 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I don't know for certain what sparked the change in me. I have been more open to myself and to positive change and more ready and willing to take car...  Read more


7/10/2014 4:10:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

creates a challenge to learn...  Read more


one day at time.
7/10/2014 4:01:31 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm sitting here wanting to munch. I don't think I'm actually hungry. I'm sipping water, did my exercises. I went out on the deck today. First ti...  Read more


Successful Road Trip!
7/10/2014 3:38:58 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Well, we are back home after our three day road trip to East Texas. Let me make some observations: 1. No, I was not able to exercise every day as...  Read more


Day 427
7/10/2014 3:16:18 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Gym Day. Switched it up a little. Did 6 of 6 exercises. Feeling good....  Read more


Major A-Ha Moment
7/10/2014 12:26:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

If I didn't need another reason to lose weight. I just finished meeting with my orthopedic doctor regarding my knee. Worst case total knee replaceme...  Read more


SPOILER, Religious Freedom...
7/10/2014 10:42:56 AM,  3 COMMENTS

"We must stop concentrating on our differences and look for what we have in common." --- BONNIE L. OSCARSON...  Read more


Restart and Fast Track Goals.
7/10/2014 8:54:24 AM,  1 COMMENTS

In that this is a restart I thought I'd start over and go through the four stages of the Spark Diet just for a refresher. Let's face it, if a ball...  Read more


7/10/2014 6:48:31 AM,  152 COMMENTS

I love a good inspirational anecdote and one that I have never forgotten is the story of the crabs in the bucket. When fishermen trap crabs, they...  Read more


7/10/2014 12:13:49 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Had short day at work. Only did 3 .5hrs. Didn't feel well and was sent home We went shopping the night before and I bought a pedometer. Always wa...  Read more


100 Days to a New You Challenge day 057/100/043
7/9/2014 10:54:17 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking drank 10 glasses of water & did some Mandala coloring. I did a lot of reading in 2 paperback books. I finished 1 & started a...  Read more


Doctors's orders....yea right..good/bad news
7/9/2014 9:43:38 PM,  4 COMMENTS

A1c---6.6, NOT to my liking. She says OK under 7.0. Cholesterol too high she says. Take your meds each day she says. Dr DG is serious and I need to...  Read more


I was called the energizer bunny! Me! It is miraculous!
7/9/2014 5:45:25 PM,  17 COMMENTS

At the pool the exercise was to lay on your back and raise your legs with one foot on top of the other. Toe to heal--not crossed. It is an abs exerci...  Read more


7/9/2014 4:44:13 PM,  2 COMMENTS

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No more honey bbq chips or Reese's minis--I'm up 8 pounds
7/9/2014 4:31:54 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I was going along fine, until I hit a patch of big stress lately. "Big stress" means my eating gets terrible, very willy-nilly, and I find myself not...  Read more


My dissatisfaction with Sears.
7/9/2014 4:00:51 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Day 75 of exercise in 2014 (not a streak) Walking: 2 mph (30 minutes per mile) 13 minutes 61 calories burned I got the paperwork for our lea...  Read more


Day 426
7/9/2014 2:48:52 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Rest Day. Raining outside. Arthritis acting up. Feeling a little stiff....  Read more


7/9/2014 12:42:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

"Religious leaders and believers must unite to strengthen our freedom to teach what we have in common, as well as to teach and exercise our very real...  Read more


Wednesday's Wisdom =)
7/9/2014 10:50:50 AM,  15 COMMENTS

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