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Reporting a better day yesterday for FIL
7/16/2014 9:29:13 AM,  17 COMMENTS

Thank God yesterday when we went to visit FIl he was sitting up and doing better. His stomach had calmed down and he had just ate a decent breakfast....  Read more


Good Morning Sparkpeople!
7/16/2014 8:06:53 AM,  4 COMMENTS

My SPAT died I think, it definitely is not tracking all my steps and workouts. So, I decided to try the Fitbit Flex I took a nic...  Read more


7/16/2014 7:18:10 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I was so off track last week and it was a bit hard to get back on track. I am heading in the right direction. I have accepted the fact that I need to...  Read more


18.12 Challenge - Training week #10, crazy hilly LSD
7/16/2014 6:56:42 AM,  6 COMMENTS

10 weeks down, 6 to go! This week had lot's of good stuff going on. Biggest one was a family reunion in McConnelsville, Ohio. So nice to see my Hun's...  Read more


There's a Challenge Brewing!!
7/16/2014 6:49:23 AM,  5 COMMENTS

On the “Beauty Over 50” team I co-lead, I’m starting a Biggest Loser Challenge beginning on Friday, July 18th and ending (final weigh in) Friday, Augu...  Read more


7/15/2014 10:34:45 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I met with my VA Nurse today, all is swell! I hit our gym and had a great strength and cardio workout. I walked around my neighborhood. The weather he...  Read more


7/15/2014 8:24:43 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Just sitting her reflecting on my weight loss journey. To say the least it has been a roller coaster ride my entire life. My parents and I battled t...  Read more


It's going good!!
7/15/2014 8:15:28 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So I'm back here on Spark!!! I've had a first few successful days and I'm really happy about that!!! I wasn't sure how easy it was going to be keepi...  Read more


4 weeks back on track!
7/15/2014 4:44:15 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I weigh in on Tuesday mornings and lost another 2.2 pounds this week. That is a total of 10.2 pounds in 4 weeks. I have worked VERY hard, with no slip...  Read more


Small changes
7/15/2014 3:56:11 PM,  4 COMMENTS

This picture means so much to me. I've had to learn this the hard way. When I decided I wanted to loose the weight and become healthy,...  Read more


A fresh start!
7/15/2014 2:38:34 PM,  5 COMMENTS

After a break from sparking, I'm finally back! So much has changed within the past couple months, so allow me to fill you in :) 1) I GOT MARRIED!...  Read more


Been lost awhile
7/15/2014 1:56:42 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I am still here .... sorta lost for awhile .. I have been lurking here and there but not tracking. There has been so much going on and so many bad da...  Read more


SparkLife 2.2 -- Reboot complete
7/15/2014 1:22:08 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Having done the math to realize that I was behind where I had wanted to be in my journey to wellness, I did some playing around with the goals tracker...  Read more


Skinny from the inside out.
7/15/2014 12:00:08 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I've been thinking through some things lately. Some have been hurtful but I'm letting them be used in a positive way in my life to bring healing and...  Read more


Rain or Shine--- it is a habit to whine
7/15/2014 9:51:30 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Hey my buddy showed up with an umbrella today. dour, sour, and talking about ending it all; but he showed up with his umbrella to walk at 7AM. Th...  Read more


I think FIL is giving up
7/15/2014 9:48:33 AM,  23 COMMENTS

We met with the surgeon yesterday and he brought the brace. It is made out of a hard material and pushes on his chest to keep him upright. His postu...  Read more


Soul Searcher Question #40
7/15/2014 7:45:49 AM,  8 COMMENTS

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Invisible Disabilites
7/15/2014 6:56:39 AM,  10 COMMENTS

People look at me and think or say, "There's nothing wrong with you, you just need to lose weight. You don't look disabled to me." 46 ...  Read more


Reward-- to pig out at the local symbol of excess- Shady Maple
7/14/2014 11:29:00 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My good friend who has been depressed for the last 13 months, severely loves Shady Maple. I have been trying to turn him around and pull him out o...  Read more


7/14/2014 10:14:37 PM,  9 COMMENTS

As my update earlier said a wacky weather day here. I woke up to rain this morning. So I decided to clean my apartment in anticipation of my meeting w...  Read more


Love this
7/14/2014 8:43:54 PM,  9 COMMENTS

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7/14/2014 6:28:15 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Never give up! You will have bad days but don't let them derail your progress. You are working to become healthy so never give up! Nev...  Read more


Have a great week!
7/14/2014 9:44:30 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Thank you all again for your wishes and kind words regarding my FIL. When we visited yesterday he still was not doing well and the nurse was again co...  Read more


Soul Searcher Questions #39
7/14/2014 6:58:16 AM,  9 COMMENTS

"What's one Event that has made you stronger?" I typed it out because I had a hard time reading it myself :-)...  Read more


A little sad today
7/14/2014 5:12:50 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I am feeling a little sad today. I am at the beach vacationing with my wife and I should be enjoying it but I miss my home, my daught...  Read more


A Frustrating Week
7/13/2014 9:44:43 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Hello everyone! I know I've not been on here for a while, but I've been sooooo busy. We started a new session last week with nearly 400 students. The...  Read more


7/13/2014 8:01:02 PM,  7 COMMENTS

If you do not want to read about the Pirates just skip this paragraph. Last night the Pirates were behind 6 -5 headed into the top half of the 8th inn...  Read more


Feeling good about my body again!
7/13/2014 6:23:54 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I am seeing the changes in my body now and feeling good about it. 224 My efforts are paying off! 334 It helps to have ne...  Read more


So Hello Again Spark
7/13/2014 6:18:25 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Hello once again Spark!! I am at it once again!! I keep trying other things and in the end I keep coming home. I just thing the on...  Read more


My Daughter Cracks Me Up!
7/13/2014 4:29:12 PM,  7 COMMENTS

They absolutely love watching my journey as I go along and I love there comments. ALL of them! Yesterday my 4 year old said, "Mommy, you are gett...  Read more


7/13/2014 3:56:17 PM,  10 COMMENTS

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FIL not good.
7/13/2014 9:53:36 AM,  21 COMMENTS

Started of with a photo of my FIL during better times when his two daughters were here for a visit. This is before the first back surgery. It...  Read more


How I Spent My Saturday
7/13/2014 9:50:36 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I spent all day yesterday doing homework. You see, I finished my first summer class on Thursday of last week and I thought that I was going to have a...  Read more


Up before the dawn
7/13/2014 4:29:38 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Good morning and God bless you today! I am up before the dawn, waiting to watch the sun come up over the ocean. It's going to be another bea...  Read more


7/12/2014 10:24:55 PM,  7 COMMENTS

A good friend was concerned that my leg movement was from RLS. Thursday night I took an extra pill of my antidepressant/sleep aid medication, which my...  Read more


Goal Ponderings Again
7/12/2014 8:50:03 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I still have the same goals: to lose 40 pounds, to actively seek emotional fortitude, to eke out some proactivity every day. for weight loss:...  Read more


Finally, at the beach!
7/12/2014 7:04:25 PM,  6 COMMENTS

It was a long drive to the beach but we checked into our condo around 3 PM. I hauled all of our stuff up the stairs to the third floor, that was...  Read more


Be open to new things
7/12/2014 6:04:08 PM,  12 COMMENTS

How many times have I told my kids to be open to new foods.... the CSA this week, we got fennel...(groan) I don't like licorice so, I did...  Read more


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