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Back again
4/10/2014 3:33:46 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am once again back to getting on the road to wellness. I am so inspired by Jen's Jurney. I ran my first 5k and am starting to get into running. I am...  Read more


One bad recipe can ruin your whole day!
4/8/2014 5:43:15 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have been feeling so confident about the great and healthy food choices that I have been making that I decided that I was going to cook dinner last...  Read more


My first soda in a month
4/7/2014 6:19:24 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Yesterday I had my first soda in a month. I couldn't help myself! I couldn't stop thinking about how gratifying the fizzy-ness would be sliding down...  Read more


Am I finding out that I'm old & frail??
3/23/2014 9:03:45 AM,  2 COMMENTS

SOOOO, I did a 5K for a local charity. I felt good about the cause and got a nice shirt, in the process. First of all, I'm not a runner. I walk the...  Read more


One day at a time
3/15/2014 12:46:56 PM,  17 COMMENTS

I've been "muddling" through my days. I know I said I would be back Sparking, but I haven't been doing that. I know I am in a funk....normal/natural u...  Read more


The great wintry meltdown
3/8/2014 6:24:23 AM,  3 COMMENTS

It reached 41 degrees here, yesterday! We went on 2 doggy walks. It was 30 degrees for the first walk. It felt wonderful & "like Spring", even @ 30...  Read more


All that work pays off
3/5/2014 8:43:48 PM,  1 COMMENTS

De-clutter has been my middle name. Geez, I think it's been the first & last name, too. First, I cleaned my kitchen cupboards. They have glas...  Read more


My crockpot recipe experiments
3/1/2014 12:14:38 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I decided to try a variety of crockpot recipes, not just the usual stews. Oh, I made some of the usuals, too. There was the stew meat I shredded, to...  Read more


What does warm weather feel like?
2/26/2014 3:01:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The great meltdown sure isn't happening around here. We are in another winter weather advisory for tonight & all day tomorrow. Come on spring!...  Read more


Homemade really is better
2/25/2014 3:27:00 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Yesterday, I fixed a beef roast in the crockpot, so I could shred it & add BBQ sauce. I usually don't do that. I am more apt to purchase the prepack...  Read more


Grocery List
2/24/2014 7:21:27 PM,  2 COMMENTS

On any given week, I will choose one cookbook on my use that week. I'll leaf thru it & choose 4-5 main dish recipes. If I'm REALLY prepar...  Read more


Stress Buster Challenge
2/20/2014 3:40:49 PM,  2 COMMENTS

We have our house for sale. We are downsizing. The prospect of moving from a family sized home, into a small apt, stresses me out. De-cluttering is...  Read more


Fitbit Flex Week One
2/19/2014 4:01:57 PM,  0 COMMENTS

This week has been pretty successful with working out. I am LOVING my fitbit. It is helping me sleep better and syncs with sparkpeople and myfitnesspa...  Read more


2/15/2014 1:43:37 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I haven't been as active as planned. I was doing REALLY well in the first two weeks of the year, but then I got more hours at work AND have gotten sic...  Read more


Hard realization
2/9/2014 9:59:54 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I realized today I am basically 100 pounds heavier than my daughter... My bone structure is so different from hers, ( she us an international model...  Read more


My need to come back
2/9/2014 9:15:15 AM,  27 COMMENTS

As some of you know, on Jan. 7 my beloved DH was diagnosed with stage 4 lung/liver cancer. Our God had/has a plan and He received Chet back into His h...  Read more


De-cluttering my life - PIX included
2/4/2014 7:03:08 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Downsizing & decluttering. That's been my motto for the last couple years. I've gotten rid of a LOT. I've not just donated it all to the 2nd hand s...  Read more


Sewing thru the storm
1/30/2014 5:50:49 AM,  1 COMMENTS

There seems to be no end in sight for our snow & arctic blasts. There is nothing like bundling up in double layers to shovel snow, but still feeling...  Read more


January So Far
1/23/2014 12:56:33 PM,  0 COMMENTS

A couple weeks ago the husband and I were both sick. This past week we were still really fatigued. This completely threw me off my routine and I've do...  Read more


Increasing My Activity on Sparkpeople
1/5/2014 12:06:42 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I am trying to increase how active I am here on Sparkpeople. I keep reading articles about how being involved in the community features of the site he...  Read more


Actually Sick of Eating...
12/26/2013 10:16:59 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I ate so much for Christmas that I am actually sick of eating. Since when did the celebration of our Lord's birth (or whichever other religious/cultur...  Read more


My Personal Blog
12/25/2013 10:09:39 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I don't typically post on sparkpeople. To follow my blog go to:  Read more


Laurie/Fund raiser updates
12/9/2013 11:08:39 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Laurie had her third chemo treatment this past week and like too many before her, she shaved her head wearing this as a badge of courage and hope. She...  Read more


A New Beginning
12/2/2013 2:00:39 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So much has changed since the last time I posted a blog on SparkPeople. Some of the changes have been amazing, some have been cringe-worthy. Firs...  Read more


Adding goals on the new start page...
11/21/2013 11:21:10 AM,  2 COMMENTS

By now, I'm sure you've noticed the new SP start page?? I've noticed that the goals we've set are on that page....which is MUCH more convenient than...  Read more


An update on Laurie
11/17/2013 9:44:19 AM,  15 COMMENTS

I posted this on a AAU team thread and realized my many friends on other teams would like an update For those who don't know the story,...  Read more


Getting back to old "new" habits
10/29/2013 10:43:29 AM,  17 COMMENTS

Now that it's getting colder outside I'm remembering how difficult it was for me that first winter on SP. Trying to get in 8+ glasses of water (it's e...  Read more


A little bit of this and that.
10/21/2013 7:21:48 PM,  15 COMMENTS

The past few weeks have been an emotional roller coaster, but I am a survivor so I am doing just fine. Had quite a few days of not tracking anything.....  Read more


It's been a long day, but outcome good.
10/15/2013 11:56:24 PM,  21 COMMENTS

Just got home from the hospital. Laurie's surgery which was rescheduled from Sunday to today went better than expected. Because of an emergency her 2...  Read more


We need prayers and positive vibes.
10/4/2013 9:16:18 PM,  28 COMMENTS

As some of you know my niece was diagnosed with cancer (found when having her gall bladder removed). Originally we were told it was a non aggressive s...  Read more


Gave myself "permission".....
9/30/2013 11:20:51 AM,  18 COMMENTS

On this journey I have used "everything is moderation" as a way of thinking - it works for me. Yesterday I gave myself permission to think out of tha...  Read more


NSV? - "taste buds" again :)
9/17/2013 10:05:54 AM,  22 COMMENTS

I'm trying to keep my mind busy today so here goes another "taste buds" changing since SP. I really like popcorn as a snack. I used to eat a big...  Read more


A year later and an "atta girl"
9/8/2013 9:17:09 AM,  27 COMMENTS

About a year ago I started a downward spiral that took hold for a 10# gain. It started when we took our yearly vacation - too much eating, not enough...  Read more


Non-scale victories for the win!
8/25/2013 1:47:14 PM,  13 COMMENTS

I have several now that I can post, and it's really weird. I can move my steering wheel to the lowest position and drive comfortably. This past Februa...  Read more


I'm completely confused...
8/24/2013 10:38:58 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I changed my weight this morning because I'd lost some weight. I get in from my walk, and I entered my mileage and my breakfast, and suddenly my meal...  Read more


I'm totally wanting something sweet!
8/22/2013 9:20:54 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Technically I COULD get something, but I don't want to. I want to stay under the max (205g)carbs for the day. And right now I'm REALLY hedging it. So,...  Read more


Whoot! Second 10 down to be seen never again!!!!!
8/22/2013 3:19:51 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So, this morning I weigh, like I do every morning. (I know people say don't weigh daily, and I understand their reasoning, however, it helps me figure...  Read more


Health in a microwave?
8/22/2013 6:47:20 AM,  7 COMMENTS

The past few days have been interesting; how to live in a motel for an extended period of time and maintain a healthy lifestyle. We are currently bac...  Read more


For diabetics reversing diabetes
8/11/2013 11:41:13 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I have had my blood sugars under good control for about 6 months now with a combination of weight loss, diet and exercise. Yesterday afternoon I kept...  Read more


Oh Sparkpeople...Its been too long!
8/10/2013 4:34:24 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Hey everyone!!! Its been too long! I stopped my Sparking journey at the beginning of the year. Reason being, i was not getting the results i wanted....  Read more


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