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goal for this week: an experiment
Sunday, May 26, 2013      6 comments

I want to lose 1.4 pounds this week and I'm not exactly sure how to do that. So I'm going to set this up as an experiment and see what happens. Hypothesis: If I eat 1200- 1250 calories, drink, 8 glasses of water, and walk for 2 miles, ... Read more
I am a "famous girlfriend"
Sunday, May 26, 2013      5 comments

I called my daughter yesterday to check on her because of the flooding in her area. In the background, I could hear my 5-yearold grandson jumping up and down and begging to talk to me. The he said, "She's..." (something I couldn't understand o... Read more
what i like about tracking my nutrition
Saturday, May 25, 2013      4 comments

I was introduced to tracking my nutrition several years ago by a nutritionist. I hated it. Reintroduced to food tracking again about a year and a half ago when I entered the free wellness program through my family physician, I was resistant ... Read more
update on the walk toward the
Thursday, May 23, 2013      3 comments

OK...so here is my mileage so far on my walk/run toward the monks at the Abbey at Subiaco, Arkansas (a total of 205 miles from my house), and a link to the blog I wrote that tells the whole story (for those of you who may not know what I'm talki... Read more
Thursday, May 23, 2013      4 comments

3.7 miles! with intervals. and i ran farther this time than i have so far, which isn't much, but hey, it's more than i was doing! the Lord is making me stronger.... Read more
to heck with it
Thursday, May 23, 2013      5 comments

I've had enough of this mess. I'm going for my walk/run toward the "monks". Today, I'm going to attempt a 5K.... Read more
So Much Has Happened Since I Came Here
Monday, May 20, 2013      4 comments

I couldn't leave for the hospital until I wrote and posted this... So much has happened since I came here. I've met so many wonderful Sparkies, and am beginning to truly care about many of them who have come alongside me during this diffi... Read more
taking care of me (?)
Monday, May 20, 2013      2 comments

My dear Sparkies are reminding me to be sure to take care of me during this time of crisis. I'm not sure I know how to take care of me, but I went out for my walk yesterday before I went to the hospital and I walked 2.8 miles instead of onl... Read more
home from the hospital (reboot)
Sunday, May 19, 2013      13 comments

I wrote this blog originally last night when I came home from the hospital and everything was very fresh on my mind. I shouldn't have. I was too emotional and wasn't thinking clearly when I wrote it. I didn't consider the fact that o... Read more
heart attack
Saturday, May 18, 2013      15 comments

i just found my husband on the floor. the ambulance is transporting him now. they think he has had a heart attack. please pray for us. thank you.... Read more
I'm changing!
Saturday, May 18, 2013      4 comments

Wow, what a difference a few weeks makes with a few SparkFriends alongside to encourage, uplift, and show me the way! When I came here I was so discouraged. My name was Fight4NewLife and my page was a real bummer to read. I had no coura... Read more
Letting Love Lead
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      2 comments

As I was going to dance class two nights ago, I was thinking about my family of origin and still trying to work through the things that happened while I was out of state and how to turn all this stuff around. I keep the Bible on CDs in my c... Read more
Fear is my clue: Analyzing for change
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      4 comments

I decided to take a look at the things that are wrong in my life so that I can know how to change them for good. In order to find balance in my life, I need to make changes in four areas each day: 1) SPIRITUAL 2) PHYSICAL 3) NUTRITION... Read more
After a Rough Start: Living Up to My Name
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      4 comments

It's been a rough start here at SP. I apologize because I feel as though when people see my page and then read my blog, they may feel as if they've been duped. However, I chose my screen name for a reason and that reason is because I do h... Read more
Expanding My World: The Plans So Far
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      3 comments

I have been making plans to change things. I have several alarms set on my phone to remind me to call people every day so that I have social contact with people I love. I am trying to expand my world again. Yesterday, my husband w... Read more

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