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My Happy Surprise
Saturday, November 03, 2018      8 comments

I had a wonderful surprise today that I just have to share with you all. My son, Warren, surprised us with a visit. He has been deployed to Iraq since January. I knew he would be home sometime in November but didn't expect to see him until somet... Read more
Saturday, October 13, 2018      2 comments

Today I realized my need for consistency in my life. I function so much on feelings and that is getting me nowhere in many areas of my life, including the lifestyle changes I desire and the creation of new GOOD habits. So, my word for, at l... Read more
Good start
Tuesday, October 09, 2018      7 comments

My first week back: lost 1.2 pounds. Not a big loss, but consistent small losses add up. That is my goal: being consistent in making new good habits and losing something each week. I like the quote: "Progress, not perfection." Sometimes our perf... Read more
Another new start
Saturday, October 06, 2018      4 comments

My last blog was over a year ago and I am now just about where I was then. It could be worse, I could have gained a bunch. Enough rationalizing, it's time to get on with it. I have several friends who are working to change bad eating habits into... Read more
Day By Day
Thursday, August 17, 2017      3 comments

This morning I took my measurements and filled out the tracker. Oh, how I look forward to seeing those inches on that tracker decreasing very soon! I am checking out some of my old Sparkfriends and the teams I am on. Day by day I hope to cruise ... Read more
It's great to be back!
Wednesday, August 16, 2017      7 comments

Gosh, it feels good to be back. I am going to purpose to use all the awesome tools offered by Sparkpeople and to really challenge myself to lose my unwanted pounds and become a healthier me. I hope to make some new friends along the way and poss... Read more
On My Way
Friday, October 17, 2014      8 comments

I am on my way! It's Friday and I weigh in at my TOPS Chapter on Friday mornings. This is also Day Five of my 100 Day Challenge. Today I weighed in with a two pound loss and was very happy. This is just the beginning of the healthier me. Ne... Read more
Should Have Been Doing This All Along
Wednesday, October 15, 2014      7 comments

The new year is closing in fast and I have been distracted and lazy about reaching goals for 2014. That situation is in the process of changing for the positive. I am focusing on each day in the short-term and looking toward the next 100 d... Read more
Off the Rabbit Trails At Last!
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      4 comments

It has been almost a year since I last blogged. How time flies. Unfortunately, I have done zilch in the weight loss department. Well, I am back and determined to be more intentional about losing the extra pounds, improving my health, and living ... Read more
What a week!
Saturday, March 02, 2013      2 comments

We had two snow storms within one week. I know that many of my Spark Friends experienced these storms as well, but it was very unusual for us here in Kansas. Our snow will be totally gone by tomorrow. I am sure some of you may still be digging o... Read more
Precious Life
Monday, January 21, 2013      7 comments

Read Psalm 139 for a wonderful picture of God's love for us. Read how we cannot get away from His presence; how he was there as we were formed in our mother's womb; and h... Read more
Met First Short Term Goal!
Friday, January 11, 2013      6 comments

I had gained to 211.4 before I became serious in this new year, but today I reached my first short term goal of losing five pounds. Actually, I have lost 6.2 pounds so I exceeded the goal a bit. My next short term goal will be 9 pounds which wi... Read more
Today's Choices
Wednesday, December 26, 2012      3 comments

I purpose to make choices today that will bring the results I desire tomorrow. I will purpose to make these right choices one day at a time for the next week. Talk about short term goals! This will take me into the new year and at that time I wi... Read more
Confession Time
Friday, December 14, 2012      5 comments

Oh wow! Here it is December 2012 and I have not lost the weight I wanted to lose this year. I wonder if I am alone in this situation? I know what I need to do to become healthy and to lose the weight but I haven't done it. I identify with ... Read more
Keys to Improving My Health Found!
Saturday, June 09, 2012      7 comments

Between Eat to Live and Made to Crave, I believe I have found the keys to improving my health both physically and spiritually. I am hoping to find a copy of Eat to Live today in Wichita. I saw Dr. Fuhrman on Dr. Oz last week and began eatin... Read more

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