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ToF Week 3 Ends I am a River?
7/13/2014 11:27:31 AM,  4 COMMENTS

1CRAZYDOG shared this quote from Helen Reed: ďLife is a constant series of adjustments- it flows like a river, swelling with rain and receding with dr...  Read more

NANCY-

July 12, 2014 - 56 pounds Gone
7/12/2014 3:29:37 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Hello everyone! I am 56 pounds gone (57 by sparks because at one point I was 233). I have 69 more pounds. I hope to be 150 by September 25, but tha...  Read more

MRSWHITEWOLF

Another great quote.
7/11/2014 2:54:13 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps,...  Read more

WIFE48

Walking And Enjoying Nature
7/10/2014 5:15:38 PM,  10 COMMENTS

"Whenever you are stressed or worried or uneasy, take a nice long walk in the nature, touch the ground with your feet, touch the trees with your hands...  Read more

LINDA!

Thurday Thought
7/10/2014 1:36:00 PM,  3 COMMENTS

The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be. ~Horace Bus...  Read more

WIFE48

ToF Week 3 Day 4 begins
7/10/2014 9:02:18 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So far a great week. Tuesday was Aqua Aerobics, dinner break, then WOW (workout of the week). I truly expected to be in some discomfort after, but was...  Read more

NANCY-

Feeling Sorry For Myself And Upset
7/9/2014 8:19:16 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Ao our 13 year old granddaughter came to stay with us for three days, promised we would go swimming at the Y. Yes I'm taking her and I have to sit on...  Read more

FRAN0426

How to do it recouperating?
7/9/2014 4:27:13 PM,  4 COMMENTS

282 GD4 says I have to do the plan even while recuperating from my leg injury. Dr. says 8 to 10 more weeks to go with the strain and sprain. A...  Read more

EGRAMMY

Not Succumbing to Excuses
7/9/2014 9:28:30 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Hiding out in the A/C is my usual behavior when the mercury rises. It been in the 90's (33įC). Yesterday was a major workout day for me. First out i...  Read more

NANCY-

Finally at overweight instead of obese.
7/8/2014 1:09:19 PM,  7 COMMENTS

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible. ~Arthur C. Clark I can gladly to say that I...  Read more

WIFE48

Today, I Will ....
7/8/2014 8:46:38 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I posted that on the ToF Facebook page. What I did was log my food for the day. Thankfully someone posted late in the day and inquired how it was goin...  Read more

NANCY-

Encouraging Words
7/7/2014 2:16:15 PM,  5 COMMENTS

GREAT RECIPE * Take a 10 - 30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant. * Sit in silence for...  Read more

LILY8486

I Am Worth It
7/7/2014 8:43:51 AM,  5 COMMENTS

WATERMELLEN posted this wonderful blog. "What Do We Value? And Why It Matters To Value Ourselves! www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_
...  Read more

NANCY-

Here I Go Again!
7/6/2014 9:51:54 AM,  5 COMMENTS

The holiday and birthday celebrations have subsided. Logging my food would have helped me. I wasn't that bad about my choices, for the most part...  Read more

NANCY-

4th of July Weekend
7/5/2014 12:42:38 PM,  12 COMMENTS

I enjoyed the 4th of July. 232 283 I enjoyed exercise in the pool. It was a beautiful and hot day. A great way to get exercise and stay cool....  Read more

LINDA!

"You can't handle the truth!"
7/4/2014 10:40:56 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Perhaps that is why I have problems with logging. I can't handle the truth, ignorance is bliss? Week 2 has been abysmal as far as logging food goes....  Read more

NANCY-

Happy 4th of July
7/4/2014 10:18:27 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Wishing Spark Friends a wonderful Independence day.. 232 Dar posted this from history.com www.history.com/topics/holidays/july-4th 283...  Read more

EGRAMMY

The Slippery Slope Stops Here
7/2/2014 8:59:49 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I have been exercising. I have been meditating. What I have not been doing is using my fitbook and logging my food. What are my excuses? I forgot,...  Read more

NANCY-

You what????
6/30/2014 7:37:30 PM,  9 COMMENTS

232 Happyily on vacation for July 4th week. Some family visiting. I was starting to get house in shape. I stepped on the porch and leg went through...  Read more

EGRAMMY

Monday thought
6/30/2014 2:07:15 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Remember, happiness doesnít depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think. ~Dale Carnegie ...  Read more

WIFE48

ToF Week 2 Begins
6/30/2014 9:13:32 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm not ready!!!! Yesterday I ended up with issues... lots of issues! First my am BG reading was up almost 50 points. (today it has dropped back d...  Read more

NANCY-

ToF End of Week 1 - Reality Smacks me in the Face
6/29/2014 9:42:21 AM,  4 COMMENTS

ToF End of Week 1 There was good and there was bad. The good: - Logging. - Lost weight - More active The bad: My blood glucos...  Read more

NANCY-

ToF Week 1 Day 5 summary
6/28/2014 10:41:57 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Alrighty, got weighed and she say I dropped 6 pounds, Now my vision isn't great for that distance, but it looked like only 5 pounds to me. Still it bu...  Read more

NANCY-

ToF Week 1 Day 3 summary
6/26/2014 8:01:45 AM,  3 COMMENTS

"Losers are people who are so afraid of not winning, they don't even try." - Little Miss Sunshine quote So at the endocrinologist yesterday,...  Read more

NANCY-

ToF Week 1 Day 2 summary
6/25/2014 8:48:55 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Those simple exercises seems simple enough, yet challenged my muscles. (didn't realize it at the time, but this morning... OUCH) Applied a hot pack an...  Read more

NANCY-

June 25, 2014 - Update - 52 pounds gone
6/25/2014 1:08:58 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I am 52 pounds gone. I have 30 - 50 pounds to lose by September 23. My next doctor appointment is September 23. I have a total of 71 pounds to lose...  Read more

MRSWHITEWOLF

Today's thought
6/24/2014 12:37:21 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set ab...  Read more

WIFE48

Day One went well enough
6/24/2014 8:00:02 AM,  4 COMMENTS

So far so good. I do need to stick to my food plan better in the evening. Perhaps duct tape for my mouth. Closing the kitchen. I got my exercise and...  Read more

NANCY-

Summer Scavenger Hunt
6/23/2014 11:32:59 PM,  13 COMMENTS

One of the teams I am on decided to have a scavenger hunt. There were 25 items we needed to find over the weekend and following are the items I found...  Read more

ALLTHNGSPOSSBLE

The Adventure Begins
6/23/2014 8:53:44 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Today is the begins my 12 week journey with the Ton of Fun Challenge 2014. Tomorrow night there is a class that will focus on our form for a workou...  Read more

NANCY-

Friday thought
6/20/2014 5:24:14 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Itís about getting up one more time when we fall down. ~Arianna Huffington ...  Read more

WIFE48

time
6/19/2014 12:37:56 PM,  0 COMMENTS

It seems as if I track everything...calories, water intake, fitness minutes. Just when I think I've got this thing down - I can do this! I receiv...  Read more

JOYFUL1977

Thank You
6/19/2014 11:55:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I want to thank you all for the words of encouragement....  Read more

CAROLE914

Chemo
6/18/2014 8:21:56 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Thursday I go for my first chemo treatment, it will be four hours long. The second and third week each treatment will be a little over an hour....  Read more

CAROLE914

Summer is only 3 days away!
6/18/2014 2:05:38 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I wilt in summer! Staying cool is a priority. Although I am still working solving the mystery of my intermittent digestive issues, Life goes on. I am...  Read more

NANCY-

I reached my goal
6/18/2014 7:23:58 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Today at weigh in I reached my goal weight. Now I need to re-evaluate and decide where I go from here. Just 3 more pounds and I will have lost 70 pou...  Read more

WIFE48

Milestone birthday
6/16/2014 3:26:44 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today I am celebrating my 60th birthday. I am blessed to be here and know that the years ahead will be the healthiest I can make it. Exercise is now...  Read more

DIAMORROW1

Monday thought
6/16/2014 11:20:49 AM,  2 COMMENTS

If you donít like something, change it. If you canít change it, change your attitude. ~ Maya Angelou ...  Read more

WIFE48

Father's Day Reflections
6/16/2014 10:29:10 AM,  5 COMMENTS

What a lovely Father's day it was for this mother. Seeing three generations of my guys together was quite a blessing. I was quite fortunate to...  Read more

NANCY-

Since My Last Blog.
6/16/2014 12:36:56 AM,  7 COMMENTS

So hello spark friends, it's amazing how quickly the the days go by, has been awhile since I have made a blog, five weeks by my calculations. Several...  Read more

FRAN0426

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