Into the job wilderness
Thursday, February 03, 2011      5 comments

I guess everyone thinks I've fallen off the health wagon. Not so. Even though I've had some tough times, I have maintained my weight loss within 4-5 pounds. I gain and I lose and I am okay with that for now. The last weight I did was 166 and I a... Read more
I believe I can fly!
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      4 comments

Today, sitting at my desk with Youtube tunes playing, I heard a song I haven't heard in years. The singer was not the one who made it a hit but I love James Ingram for his romantic songs. This song was "I Believe I Can Fly". I stopped everything... Read more
5K Race and Kayaking on the Potomac
Sunday, June 20, 2010      8 comments

This weekend has been awesome! I am among the luckiest humans on earth. I have such marvelous friends and the love of life wells up in me. I'll start with Saturday. I have a wonderful friend named Mary who told me about a 5K race at her chur... Read more
The race for The Cure
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      4 comments

Last night as I was almost finished with my blog, we lost our electricity. When it came back, my blog was gone, of course. So hopefully I can get this done today. So I woke early as usual and I dressed in my new running suit. I will post the ... Read more
getting ready for something new
Monday, June 07, 2010      3 comments

Many of you know me and my story. I started a journey 2 years ago to get healthy. Gosh! I never anticipated the many facets to this new life. But last Saturday morning was one of the brightest facets on this jewel. I had been thinking for sev... Read more
a little walk
Thursday, October 22, 2009      7 comments

First of all, I am still riding high on enthusiasm and motivation from the Spark Convention held last month. The thing I mostly remember is the wonderful community feeling every moment we were there. I love to look at all the pictures that were ... Read more
my dear friend
Saturday, October 03, 2009      8 comments

Dawn, I know you will read this and I hope I have been accurate and complete.If I do forget anything,let me know and I'll add it. I truly was sorry the convention was over but when I set out to my latest journey I was excited. Since I left... Read more
The Spark Your Life Convention
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      9 comments

To those who haven't read part one- this is a continuation of my journeys and joys last weekend. I awoke early Saturday around 5AM. I went down to the hotel's gym. I was alone and I had a nice workout for almost an hour. Then I went back and ... Read more
the Pre-Convention Time
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      5 comments

I promised everyone I would do this blog so here it goes! The reason I seem to be unsure is that there were just so many things that took place over such a short time I'm afraid I might forget to tell it all. It was a life changing experience... Read more
Just before I leave for Cincinatti
Wednesday, September 23, 2009      4 comments

Several people have asked me why I haven't done a blog in a while. Well mostly it is just no time. I work a full time job which is about 50 hours per week and then I have my time with my trainer,Rachel 3 times a week. On weekends I have a volunt... Read more
White Water for Independence
Monday, July 06, 2009      14 comments

To those who know me and my history here on Sparkpeople, this is part 2 of my Independence Day. For me, it is the best part of Independence- freedom not only for living in this marvelous country and its unparralled freedoms, but my own personal ... Read more
my successes are not my own
Friday, June 26, 2009      5 comments

Many of you have commented on my successes and I am delighted at how far I've come and confident about my future- BUT that does not mean I am not plagued with doubts, fears and insecurities. Every day I get up and look in the mirror. I have horr... Read more
Happy Father's Day
Sunday, June 21, 2009      3 comments

Hope everyone is having a great Father's Day. both of my parents are gone now but this day does make me think of my dad. I was born (3rd of 4 girls) in Washington DC. Daddy was A bus driver in the city and we lived in the city all my childhood. ... Read more
Saturday 6/20/09
Saturday, June 20, 2009      0 comments

Finally the weekend! But no rest for me. I have a 9AM meeting with my trainer Rachel. I seemed to be not entirely together. I got out of my car and the clouds opened up so by the time I got my gym bag out and literally ran to the gym, I was pret... Read more
Friday 6/19 Nutrition
Friday, June 19, 2009      4 comments

Sorry about not posting. I intended to post every day but life got in the way. Yesterday I went to see a nutritionist. Kara is a pretty young lady who really knows her stuff. She is young enough to be my daughter, easily but we seemed to hit ... Read more

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