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The Benefits of Exercising
Thursday, July 26, 2012      7 comments

Yesterday as I was getting ready for work my walking buddy called me with some good news. One of ladies in our group had a great report from her doctor. She was once on 8 different medications, but since she has been a faithful walker her lab ... Read more
Take Heat Advisories Serious
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      5 comments

I'm so determine to form a walking group. In the beginning it was just one (me), then it became 2 and now it's up to 8. I was calling and texting for our next walking date and I found out that one of the new walkers became ill while walking. ... Read more
Workout over concert
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      8 comments

I was thinking about going to a concert at the Howard Theatre. However, I decided not to go by noon. So, I decided to treat myself to a pedicure and eyebrow waxing. I was just pulling up in a parking space and my phone had rang. It was my wa... Read more
Bruised But Not Broken
Friday, May 25, 2012      5 comments

As I listen to one of my favorite songs by Joss Stone, my title blog. Today I call my physicians office to make an appointment for Tuesday, but after informing them of my concern they told me that I need to be seen today. Well after arriving th... Read more
I Was Asked Why?
Monday, May 21, 2012      9 comments

Yesterday as I spent my afternoon on a locate ship as we cruised the Potomac River. The conversions were great with many laughs and just enjoying each one company. Then as we approached the Woodrow Wilson Bridge many commented on how it looke... Read more
A Mother's Aching Heart
Friday, May 04, 2012      11 comments

Yesterday I went to the doctor office with my daughter. Of course, they had her get on the scale and it read 291 pounds. My heart sank like a ton of bricks to see that my young adult weighs more than I do. I immediately felt like the worst par... Read more
Four Weeks Till 5k
Tuesday, March 27, 2012      6 comments

This morning I did not want to get out of my warm and comfy bed. But, I knew that I had to, because my 5k is just 4 week away as of day. As I slowly rise from my covers and rubbed my eyes, turned on the television and check the temperature, so... Read more
Out Of My System
Saturday, March 24, 2012      3 comments

I've been struggling for many weeks, and my level of positively had been challenged along the way, but not completely thrown out the window. I had not given up on the exercise during this time, but the level of what I'm use to doing had decreas... Read more
Vending Machine Calling My Name
Friday, February 03, 2012      8 comments

I'm here at work very tired and wanting to go to the vending machine. I can just she and imagine the Hershey bar dropping waiting for pick up. However, I'm not going to give in to the sleep temptation. I'm going to finish my cup of hot tea and... Read more
Melting Away
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      12 comments

This morning while I was picking up a few items in Walmart. I ran into someone that I know, but haven't seen in a while. And the first thing she said was, "Oh my every time I see you are melting away". I smiled and said thank you and that's my... Read more
New Adventures
Saturday, December 31, 2011      6 comments

A couple of weeks ago I was very frustrated and had decided that I was going to give up sparking for 1 month. However, today I decided that would not be good for me and I going to stay active, because I really enjoy interacting with my ... Read more
Winner of the Week
Thursday, February 24, 2011      11 comments

Five weeks ago I entered another Spark Challenge Teams. This time it was SparkPeople 8-Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge. On Feb. 15th, I received an email informing me that I was one of the weekly winners and I have not one, but 2 $25 gift c... Read more
Spark Motivator
Sunday, February 13, 2011      6 comments

This morning as I checked my email and my Spark page. I discovered that I was nominated by my peers for The Spark Motivator Page. I just couldn't believe it and then I got to the email from Spark and it was official and confirm. What tears ... Read more
20 mile bike ride
Monday, August 02, 2010      11 comments

When I woke up Sunday, morning I was thinking what form of exercise did I want to do for the day. Well, I decided I want to do a bike ride. I have hit this trail a couple of times twice walking and once riding, however I had never started from t... Read more
Clothing Store
Sunday, April 11, 2010      9 comments

This Saturday I went to a plus size store. One that I've been shopping off and on for years. However, this weekend reaffirmed me why I need to continue on my path of losing weight. I'm so, sick an tired of a new season rolls around and everythi... Read more

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