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Germany again!
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      2 comments

It seems like I only post when I am about to go on another Trip. It's back to Germany again and at weigh in this morning I weighed 143 lbs or 64.9 kg. Since the last Trip to Germany, which happened to be the coldest January / February that any... Read more
Time to reflect
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      0 comments

In the nearly two years I have been a Member of I have managed to shed 10 % of my original body weight - twice. I am working on my 3rd 10% now. Today I am leaving for a trip to Germany for 4 weeks. I just hope that my Mom's g... Read more
Dear Blog, I apologize.......
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      1 comments

I have been lax in writing. I'm not going to make excuses, just some explanations. I have worked out, have been eating (mostly) right. Just have not input the data into SparkPeople. This must change. We just returned from a cross countr... Read more
In Memory of Hans Herrmann
Monday, April 11, 2011      4 comments

My Parents at my Dad's 75th Birthday. He was born Feb 25, 1918. He passed away April 9, 2011. Mary he rest in peace. I've been to Germany twice this year, just got back ... Read more
Monday, March 14, 2011      0 comments

Here I am, back from Germany for not quite 2 weeks, and nearly lost the weight I gained while eating my Mothers wonderful cooking and the good German bread while I was there for 2 weeks. And now I am going back to Germany, this time without Hubb... Read more
It snowed in Texas
Saturday, February 05, 2011      1 comments

This is not normal for us. My Husband's Therapy was cancelled. They called us at 7:30 am to let us know. When I stepped outside we had about 4 inches of Snow on the Ground... Read more
Friday, January 28, 2011      0 comments

Today I went to Water Aerobics earlier than usual, since I wanted to go with some friends to lunch. We went to the Victorian Lady Tea Room. I had never been there and I really enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. I am certain this was not my las... Read more
A New Year has begun!
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      0 comments

Good Morning everyone! When I started SparkPeople in February 2010, I was 51 lbs off my "ideal" weight of 136 lbs. My goal was to lose those lbs by February 28 of this year for my 42nd Anniversary. Since then I have been on a few vacations, ... Read more
Successes and Failures
Monday, December 27, 2010      2 comments

Our Christmas Vacation is over. I gained nearly 2 lbs, because all our relatives had to have us over for dinner or took us to dinner and the amount of good food was just overwhelming. On a positive note: during a Swedish Pancake Breakfast a... Read more
Blue Monday
Monday, December 13, 2010      0 comments

Weighed myself this morning and did not lose any weight last week. On the bright side, I did not gain any either. Baked 2 Banana Nut Breads yesterday, took one with me to Curves this morning to share with everyone. Tomorrow will be my last day... Read more
Today was a good Day
Thursday, December 09, 2010      1 comments

I went and had my last blood work for this year. My Hemoglobin actually came up slightly to 8.5 and I won't have to have another transfusion at this time. Went to Curves and worked out, had all good meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner and no... Read more
Pssst, don't tell anyone.
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      1 comments

It's true, I am really losing weight, and not just weight, inches around my waist and hips as well. I actually had to go out and buy, not a new wardrobe, I still have clothes around from when I was a bit less weighty, but I had to buy new underw... Read more
After Thanksgiving
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      2 comments

Good Evening! I survived the Holidays (Thanksgiving and my Birthday). Ended up cooking both days, on Thursday it was just Hubby and I and I prepared Chef Meg's Herb roasted Turkey with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, green Beans, and Cranb... Read more
I joined Curves
Thursday, October 28, 2010      3 comments

I finally decided I needed to do something in the way of exercise, so I printed out the free Week's Coupon and went to my local Curves. I plan on going Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. Unfortunately the local Franchise is closing at t... Read more
Today I spread the Spark!
Friday, October 22, 2010      0 comments

Today I saw my PCP the first time in about 3 months. He commented on my weight loss and asked me how I was doing it. I had brought a print out of yesterday's full report as well as printouts of my weigh-ins and other items I measure. He was ve... Read more

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