BEBOP4ME's Blogs

Begin again!
Tuesday, April 22, 2014      7 comments

I have been missing in action for quite a while. My husband accepted a new job in the midwest the end of last year. So long story short, after house hunting, getting our house in PA ready to sell, moving cross country and unpacking i have gott... Read more
What a difference 13 months can make!
Tuesday, October 22, 2013      12 comments

September, 2012 I flew home to Minnesota to attend my Goddaughter's wedding. I was wearing a knee unloader brace, in a lot of pain and 46 lbs heavier. I was the heaviest of all my sisters. Flash forward to this month: I flew home to at... Read more
Things ARE different this time!
Wednesday, October 09, 2013      16 comments

I was one of 8 kids growing up. You ate quickly because otherwise the food was all gone. We had to eat whatever was on our plate, even if we were full. As a consequence, I have been dieting a long time - ever since high school. Although ba... Read more
Reflections on my 1 year Spark-anniversary!
Tuesday, October 01, 2013      17 comments

Today it is my 1 year anniversary at One year ago today, I signed up after reading about in a magazine. I had been on another monthly pay as you go program and had lost weight, but disliked paying monthly jus... Read more
Challenging day!
Sunday, September 29, 2013      4 comments

I woke up this morning intending to fast, but by 11:00, I realized I was just not in the right frame of mind. I decided instead to eat at the low end of my calorie range and made sure I ate plenty of lean protein today. I will try to fast tomo... Read more
Some NSV's
Friday, September 27, 2013      8 comments

Earlier this week, i went to a noodles and company restaurant with my youngest daughter. Now, this restaurant has been in the Midwest for a number of years, but just arrived about 35 minutes from us where we live on the East coast. We have mis... Read more
Love Autumn but hate the weed pollen
Wednesday, September 25, 2013      6 comments

I am having a tough time with my asthma last week and this week. This week it is starting to affect my energy level. I enjoy walking my girls to school and back each day, but the weed pollen is climbing and by evening I am struggling. T... Read more
Must be my birthday!
Friday, September 20, 2013      5 comments

Must be my birthday! I got sparkgoodie points on both spins of the wheel today!... Read more
Checking in
Wednesday, September 18, 2013      2 comments

Just checking in with everyone and hoping you are getting extra sparks in your day! Thanks for all the advice and encouragement you give me sparkfriends!... Read more
There should be more humming in the world!
Tuesday, September 17, 2013      5 comments

My kindergartener told me that tomorrow is a very special day. She explained her teacher is going to test them to see what they know. I told her that was probably because in two weeks I have a conference with her teacher to find out what thing... Read more
Reasons why I didn't lose weight this week.
Monday, September 16, 2013      10 comments

Reasons why I didn't lose weight this week. - I ate more carbohydrates and less protein then usual last week. - I increased my strength training last week, adding more exercises - I was having a lot of trouble with my asthma last week... Read more
4 miles or 10000 steps
Sunday, September 15, 2013      8 comments

Saturday my family and I went on a hike on a trail new to us. Just out of fun, I grabbed the pedometer as we hit the trail. My little ones road a bike and a scooter and my husband and I walked. It was a gorgeous cool morning. The trail was a... Read more
Finally getting it!
Saturday, September 14, 2013      6 comments

The better I do with my eating, the more I find myself cooking and baking. If I need to limit what I eat, I would rather eat something both healthy and delicious. I have grilled salmon, baked a tomato pie, baked peach bread, peach crisp and pe... Read more
Salsa Time
Wednesday, September 11, 2013      3 comments

I went to get roma tomatoes from a farm just outside of town today. I was going to leave with about 8 lbs of tomatoes for $8 when I realized I could purchase a whole bushel of roma tomatoes for the same price. Guess it is Salsa time on this ... Read more
Is a size 12, really a size 12?
Wednesday, September 04, 2013      9 comments

As a part of what motivates me to keep working on getting to a healthy weight, I have various "small" clothes I like to try on every week or two. I used to step on the scale every day, but find the normal ups and downs so discouraging. It is m... Read more

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