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Staying on Track with Food, Adding PT
Wednesday, April 05, 2017      0 comments

My visit with my physical therapist today was very encouraging. I will do my exercises every day and my knee will heal. My therapist pointed out tha... Read more
Torn meniscus and stage 3 arthritis in knee
Tuesday, March 28, 2017      3 comments

So my MRI shows more advanced arthritis in my painful knee than I expected, although I always have known that my knees were "sensitive". My orthoped... Read more
Five Years Later - And I'm Back Again
Thursday, March 16, 2017      3 comments

Soooo, alot has happened in the past five years and the last time I used SparkPeople. I'm at about 220 lbs. now. Yuck. Time to do what I know works - food tracking. Today is the first day of my new push for a new, lighter body. Challen... Read more
A Picture of Mojo Jojo
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      6 comments

emoticon Thanks DATABLUE for the monke... Read more
Where's My Mojo?
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      4 comments

Four months on SP this past spring - lost 10 pounds, felt more positive about life and myself and the future. Four months off SP this summer and fall - regained almost everything, lost my mojo, felt very negative about EVERYTHING. As o... Read more
Disappointing, But Not Unexpected, Weight Gain
Saturday, July 14, 2012      3 comments

Well, I knew it could happen. I have not been tracking my food. I have been going to amusement parks with kids and driving long distances in cars filled with kids. I have snacked. I have consumed caffeinated soda pop. I have finished uneaten fre... Read more
Feeding the Inner Me
Monday, July 02, 2012      3 comments

Instead of feeding myself yummy food to make myself feel better when I've felt powerless to change anything else, I'm trying to feed my inner me in other, more emotionally healthy ways. I've felt so overwhelmed by caring for others these past 16... Read more
In Love - with Food Tracker
Friday, June 29, 2012      5 comments

I think I'm beginning to see why many Sparkers say they must use the Food Tracker. I must force myself to enter EVERYTHING EVERY DAY! It's so useful. Case in point: my daughter and I went to a water park yesterday (Sandcastle), rode down 5 ... Read more
What Benefits Besides Weight Loss to SP?
Monday, June 25, 2012      3 comments

Reposting my response to a topic on the Triple Threat Team (in our 50's, 50 lbs to loose, 50 weeks to do it in): Question: What benefits besides weight loss are you seeing? My Answer: I feel more powerful. I feel more optimistic about ... Read more
Two Girls on Bikes!
Saturday, June 23, 2012      3 comments

How fun it has been to reconnect with my friend over strawberry jam making! It turns out that she has been starting to ride her bike again lately. And I have just been told by my orthopedist to cut back on hiking and rather bike or swim for a bi... Read more
OKed By Orthopod
Wednesday, June 13, 2012      5 comments

My orthopedist was concerned enough by the appearance of my swollen ankle to order x-rays. Fortunately, they revealed no obvious hardware or bone damage. He mentioned that I might have pulled a ligament when I lifted a heavy suitcase. He encoura... Read more
Back from Overseas Trip: Spark Still Alive
Wednesday, June 13, 2012      3 comments

I'm still trying to figure out where to post what on SparkPeople. I posted this yesterday to Triple Threat "What I did Today to Keep the Spark Alive", but thought I'd like to save it as a Blog post on my Spark Page. Glad to report that I ke... Read more
Ankle Re-injury Feared
Sunday, June 10, 2012      1 comments

I'm bumming because I seem to have re-injured my ankle. I plan to make an appointment with my orthopedist this week to see if anything bad is actually going on. I'm 10 months out from a severe ankle break (trimalleolar fracture - all suppor... Read more
Back Home, Still Sparking
Thursday, June 07, 2012      1 comments

Two weeks in Europe tending my healing sister did not derail my healthy eating and exercising plan! Hurray! Although I didn't log my food and exercise, I ate and exercised moderately and lost 3 pounds in 13 days, according to my sister's scales.... Read more
Back Home, Still Sparking
Thursday, June 07, 2012      2 comments

Two weeks in Europe tending my healing sister did not derail my healthy eating and exercising plan! Hurray! Although I didn't log my food and exercise, I ate and exercised moderately and lost 3 pounds in 13 days, according to my sister's scales.... Read more

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