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November Reflection
Sunday, November 01, 2020      7 comments

It’s taken me seven months to lose ten pounds. Isolating at home due to COVID-19 has given me the time to really focus on my goals, and a couple of recent health issues have increased my motivation. With 24 days left in the current Biggest Loser... Read more
Fall Biggest Loser Challenge
Sunday, August 16, 2020      8 comments

emoticon Wanting to refocus this Fall? The Biggest Loser Challenge is there for you! We have ten teams that compe... Read more
Updated Progress on Goals
Monday, June 22, 2020      5 comments

emoticon At the end of April, I set a goal to lose ten pounds. As of Week 7 of the BLC, I’m halfway to making my ... Read more
BLC43 Smart Goals
Wednesday, April 29, 2020      3 comments

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A Vacation to Remember
Wednesday, August 22, 2018      13 comments

My husband and I just returned from an entertaining and fun week in Mackinaw City, Michigan. We love to travel and explore new places, and the best part was re-connecting with old friends and meeting new ones. Our Sparkpeople group, the RV ... Read more
Thanks, Sparkpeople!
Friday, October 06, 2017      12 comments

Until I joined Sparkpeople five years ago, I avoided lots of social and vacation situations due to how I felt about my weight. In my career as a teacher I was certainly around lots of other people, especially when I gave educational presentation... Read more
BLC Progress
Sunday, October 09, 2016      5 comments

One requirement for our week-end challenge is to blog about what I'm doing right this round of BLC. I have to thank the Bronze Wellness Warriors leadership - Linda, Judy and Karen - for recruiting me as part of the leadership team. It has defini... Read more
2016 Summer Update
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      6 comments

Looking over my blogs, I haven't posted since our last big trip. Sadly I've gained weight in the last year and continue to struggle with sticking to a plan. On the other hand, I'm healthy and we have enjoyed several short trips this summer. ... Read more
Part 2: Sydney, Australia
Saturday, September 26, 2015      13 comments

Sydney is a huge bustling city, much like New York, San Francisco, or London, except the downtown area is a pleasant stroll to a beautiful harbor, and there are 80 beaches in the Sydney area! Too bad we were visiting at the end of their winter. ... Read more
Part 1: New Zealand
Saturday, September 26, 2015      16 comments

DH is a flag scholar, belonging to both national and international organizations. As a retired history teacher he has become very active in both organizations, so when Sydney, Australia, was selected for the international meeting this year, I gr... Read more
Summer Update
Saturday, August 01, 2015      12 comments

Finally I am headed back to maintaining my goal weight, again! For some reason, my head has been in the right place to sustain some healthy habits in the last six months. I've lost around 15 pounds and have been consistently tracking both food a... Read more
Another Reassessment
Monday, October 29, 2012      13 comments

Ten days ago I reviewed my progress over the last six weeks and was pleased. Now I feel as though I've fallen off the wagon! The last week I have snacked more at night than I wish and every day has been a struggle to get out of bed and exercis... Read more
6 Week BLC Update
Friday, October 19, 2012      12 comments

Half way through this challenge and it's time to reassess the plan. My original strategy: 1. Continue to track food and exercise, drink 8 cups+ of water and get 7-8 hours of sleep each night. 2. Eat healthy breakfast. 3. Stay in calo... Read more
Vacation Pictures
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      18 comments

My husband, son, daughter in law and 2 granddaughters recently returned from a 10 day Hawaiian vacation. I gained 3 pounds, but have lost 2 since we got back. This trip was my reward to myself for reaching goal weight, and a present to my DIL ... Read more
10 Months With Spark With Pictures (And I Made My Goal!)
Monday, April 09, 2012      9 comments

Today I got on the scale and was shocked to be at my goal weight. I've felt a little "discombulated" all day. In January of 2011, I weighed nearly 200 pounds. I lost some on my own and joined Spark in June. Down a total of 57 pounds! My... Read more