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hubby had to stay home from work to take care of me
7/11/2014 11:49:59 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well yesterday was tough got up early in the morning so I could go to my moms grave and not run into anyone, it's been 2 yrs already..... came back an...  Read more


Difficult day
7/11/2014 11:48:38 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Toby's tumor is back with a vengeance. The hair hasn't grown back, but the stupid tumor has. I am not amused. This morning his leg was bleeding...  Read more


Get off yer keester.
7/11/2014 10:23:36 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Isn't Robert Redford the dreamy-ist man to ever walk on earth? lol Out of Africa is on TV. Yes take a moment. Ahhhh. Anyway. Alway...  Read more


7/11/2014 8:00:28 AM,  1 COMMENTS

In these early morning hours, I like to have a quite cup of coffee (yes, I still drink it and yes I still love it), and think. I don't think of anyth...  Read more


Cause meditation or karma!!!
7/11/2014 12:25:59 AM,  5 COMMENTS

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good workout when
7/10/2014 11:38:34 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I actually know that I've had a good workout, when my energy levels feels higher than usual. When I actually feel like doing more....  Read more


Dear Family and Friends,
7/10/2014 10:42:50 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I have committed to making some big changes. I'm trying to eat nutritious foods, exercise regularly, and live a healthy life. It hasn't been eas...  Read more


Took a break for 2 weeks didn't have much success
7/10/2014 10:30:27 PM,  1 COMMENTS

The last blog entry I made I had 3lbs to reach a number I hadn't seen before, and not knowing is scary. I sabotaged myself, and let life happen cook...  Read more


Gummy Bears Strike Again... Ack!!
7/10/2014 6:47:26 PM,  6 COMMENTS

What is it about those tiny little bears anyway??? They look so sweet and innocent... I don't have issues with sweets. Chocolate maybe a lit...  Read more


I can do this thing
7/10/2014 1:58:31 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I've had too darn many false starts to lose my abundant extra weight since my husband passed away. Only once in my entire life have I been long-term...  Read more


Blog Challenge
7/10/2014 1:21:45 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I am testing myself. I am going to blog every day for the rest of July. OUCH! I really need to discover some things about myself like what motivates...  Read more


Work Shirt
7/10/2014 12:57:12 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have been wearing a men's 3x polo shirt to work and it has been getting baggier and baggier. Yesterday, I realized the sleeves are down to my wrists...  Read more


Yucky day.....
7/10/2014 12:49:22 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Ughhhhhhhhhhhh today is just yucky. Achy, haven't eaten anything yet and it's after lunchtime. Scale says I lost 2 lbs overnight. Hmmmmmmmm maybe beca...  Read more


Already weekend goal weight?!?
7/10/2014 11:41:22 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I had a significant dip on the scale this morning so something is adding up and working right. I walked a mile today on the treadmill. Will try and...  Read more


Off Track
7/10/2014 10:39:16 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I got a little off track. I got so busy that I didn't take time to have as many healthy meals as I should have, and I didn't workout as many days as...  Read more


But a hike would be so nice tonight
7/10/2014 10:39:02 AM,  0 COMMENTS

It's summer, that being said it's not a stretch to say it's hot outside. Going with that summation and knowing my husband's aversion to hot weather...  Read more


7/10/2014 6:48:31 AM,  129 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


Swimming Update
7/9/2014 10:51:09 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, I graduated May 10, and here it is 2 months later and tonight I finally had my first good swim at my new gym! There are a few issues that I've h...  Read more


Back on Track
7/9/2014 10:18:03 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Today I am thankful to be back on track after easing up on my activity yesterday. I got nearly 8 hours sleep and feel much better! I did start to he...  Read more


Seriously Disappointed
7/9/2014 9:52:03 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I hate what my life has become. I'm in constant pain. I don't even know how much I weigh now. two months ago I weighed 250 pounds. Six months ago when...  Read more


7/9/2014 7:44:09 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Yesterday I ate only about 1/3 of my calories. Which also means I did not eat all my nutrients. No big deal...right?! WRONG. I was so sluggish today....  Read more


Sharing an insight...
7/9/2014 7:22:24 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Friends on one of the teams I'm on (One for All) posted an interesting article today that I thought I'd share. It's about artificial sweeteners "Sweet...  Read more


Still doing good!
7/9/2014 2:46:31 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Hello World! Well, weighed myself first thing-8/10 lb less today. Yes, I did do it twice to make sure. I'm thinking it's because of the hyperthyroidis...  Read more


Here we go again
7/9/2014 12:37:05 PM,  0 COMMENTS

It has been Years since I was on Spark. So much has changed but all to often like everything else the ONLY thing that has stayed the same is my inabil...  Read more


Lessons from Africa
7/9/2014 12:17:26 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Everything I need to know about this journey I learned in Africa. It was 17 years ago that I first went to Africa. I was young, single, living a...  Read more


Controlling Evening Eating...
7/9/2014 11:20:11 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I just reposted this topic in the maintenance forum I belong to bc it has become an issue for me again recently. Here are some ideas I got when...  Read more


That's right, we lapped him!
7/9/2014 11:19:40 AM,  3 COMMENTS

My husband and I had gotten away from hiking for a few days. Not that we didn't want to go, just seemed to be not enough hours in the day. Last nig...  Read more


Hump Day. Extreme weight loss last night
7/9/2014 11:16:56 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Extreme Weight Loss last night. I have to say this one got to me and made me cry. David had such a great attitude through everything. No whinin...  Read more


Wednesday, July 9, 2014
7/9/2014 10:47:07 AM,  0 COMMENTS

My shift on the 4th/5th kicked my butt!!! My resident was aggressive and physical on the 5th and I was exhausted!! So she won the battle and I've got...  Read more


7/9/2014 9:43:47 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Yo-yo doesn't even begin to cover it. I have been attempting to get back within my goal range of 157-167 for awhile now. Since having gastric bypass i...  Read more


I'm in a mood....and it's not what you think
7/9/2014 8:08:25 AM,  8 COMMENTS

You've seen it before...I say I'm ina mood and it's usually not a good one. Not today! Yes, I'm in a mood, but it's the mood to be HEALTHIER! Yeah...  Read more


3:41 a.m. ...
7/9/2014 4:50:01 AM,  1 COMMENTS

It is the middle of the night and I am wide awake. Why? Coffee too late in the afternoon yesterday and I am hungry. I am in a good mood, but know I...  Read more


So Many Obstacles
7/9/2014 1:25:36 AM,  6 COMMENTS

It seems as though i get to where I can deal with an obstacle just in time for another one to pop it's ugly head up at me. Tonight the knee pai...  Read more


preexercise meal
7/8/2014 10:10:48 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Usually I just drink lots of water before I exercise. I really have to come up with something better....  Read more


Day 2 - a success!
7/8/2014 10:08:01 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This is day 2 of recommitting to myself. Last nights boot camp was KILLER! AWESOME! Sore today and my legs and shoulders are tired. Went tonight...  Read more


Date With My Pillow
7/8/2014 8:52:25 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Today I am thankful for a comfortable bed and a cozy pillow. I haven't been doing very well getting 8 hours of sleep each night. Actually I haven't...  Read more


What is a blog?
7/8/2014 7:57:13 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I was pondering this question... I'm always curious. Why do some blogs get selected as "Featured" or "Popular"? Why do some get noticed and other...  Read more


I Love!!!
7/8/2014 6:48:59 PM,  7 COMMENTS

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Is this going to be...
7/8/2014 6:38:39 PM,  2 COMMENTS

A bad day or am I going to salvage it and make it a good day??? So far: I set my alarm for 5 this am to get up a half hour early to exercise. I...  Read more


Day 2
7/8/2014 2:33:20 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Managed to get up a bit earlier this morning. Over the last few months I've been laying in bed a little longer than I should (9 am is late to me to ge...  Read more


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