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a new day a new challenge
Thursday, June 27, 2013      1 comments

I have been working with spark people for about 5 years now and have learned a lot. I met my first weight loss goal and have kept the weight off for about 2 years, but I made a second weight loss goal and although I have managed to maintain I h... Read more
Update on-- unintended results
Thursday, November 04, 2010      2 comments

Well I talked with the clinic this afternoon and apparently the lab results show my sodium and potassium levels in normal range. Only my Vitamin D was a little low. What did I say about jumping to conclusions! I did it again. I also had an E... Read more
Losing weight--unintended results!
Thursday, November 04, 2010      4 comments

When I first started on my weight loss journey, I knew that because of my health problems, I had to work closely with my doctor to do it safely. I started with the doctors blessing and encouragement. All my doctors wanted me to lose weight. a... Read more
A note about progress and commentment
Monday, October 18, 2010      6 comments

I am very pleased with my progress here on sparkpeople. First the weight loss (43.8 lbs to date) out of the 45 lbs I pledged as my original goal. It has taken me a long time, nearly three years so far, but I am getting very close! I only hav... Read more
Losing and Maintaining
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      4 comments

I have been reading some of the blogs posted and find many from people who have lost a lot or a little weight, hit a plateau and became so discouraged, they quit, gained some or all of it back and had to start over. I know just how they feel, b... Read more
Eating from the garden and the farmers markets
Monday, August 23, 2010      4 comments

My husband is a avid gardener and grows many of the vegetables we need. Every summer I had cooked from the garden and enjoyed the freshness of the vegetables without really understanding how much it means to our health. But after being on spa... Read more
Thoughts of an older chick
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      6 comments

I never thought I would reach 70 years old, and here I am nearly 71. It may seem to some that it is too late to worry about losing weight and keeping it off or worry about how I look. But I am here to tell you this weight loss journey has been... Read more
thank you sparkpeople
Wednesday, May 07, 2008      1 comments

this is my first blog and I am not really sure what a blog is, but I think it is giving your opinion about something. I am so thankful to have this website. It has helped me so much. I started with it last spring and working with it all summ... Read more