Survey about me. Just fun to know more about each other. Copy and paste it if you like!
1. What time did you get up this morning?
2. How do you like your steak?
3. What was the last film you saw at the... Read more
Okay, get your mind out of the gutter! I am not talking about THOSE six inches, I am talking about my new waistline! I lost my measuring tape so I have not had the "pleasure" of measuring my waist for a long time. I hit a weight loss plateau ... Read more
Well, this is hard for me to do, but I must confess that for the first time since joining SP I fell off the proverbial wagon for almost a whole week! The holidays are really hard at our house...we have Thanksgiving, three birthdays in December ... Read more
My Champions of Creativity
One of the side activities that my BFF (RLPPHD) and I have taken on is working through the book, The Artist's Way. The book is all about releasing your creative self to enrich your life. One of the assignments was to time travel through your P... Read more
My Three Sons
With the birth of my first grandchild and... Read more
Failure...or is it?
Well, my goal was to lose 25 pounds by November 1. It is doubtful that I will lose two pounds this week. I hate not making a goal that I have worked so hard to achieve. It makes me feel like a failure...again. Do you know how many times I ha... Read more
As the panty size decreases...
Oh, how I love SparkPeople! This program/philosophy/family has literally changed my whole life in three short months! The most obvious change is the change in body size, of course. I have now lost 21 pounds, which at my height equals one pant... Read more
If You Think It's Too Hard...
I have struggled with my weight ever since I started having babies. With each child, the baby fat remained, and I desparately went from one diet to another, one diet aid to another, and one diet doctor to another. Most of the time, the diet di... Read more
'FOUR THINGS IN MY LIFE' QUIZ - shamelessly copied from one member, who borrowed it from another...
Four jobs I have had in my life:
1. Grant Writer
2. Retail Buyer
3. High School Teacher
4. College Director
Four movies I ha... Read more
Love is the most sought after emotion in the universe. We all seek it. It can make your heart flutter and cheeks bloom pink one minute and then evoke the most soul wrenching s... Read more
Knit and Yak!
I wanted to share the history of my screen name with all of my new Spark Friends! I learned how to knit as a kid, but put the craft away during my child rearing years. Six years ago one of my co-workers asked me to knit her a purse out of a ki... Read more
It May Be Sinking In!
Saturday morning is my favorite day to go to the gym. It is the only day of the week that I can go in ... Read more
I really thought I was on the road to recovery from dieting! I have been faithful since joining in July to record my food, exercise, read others' boards, offer encouragement and advice, and I have really seen some encouraging results! I have w... Read more
A Day for Those Who Labor
I have truly enjoyed my Labor Day today! I started off with a walk on our local walking trail with my BFF and my youngest son, Michael, 15. We rewarded ourselves with a protein shake, dreamed about our futures, then parted ways. I ate lunch, ... Read more
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Be Thankful for All Things
One of the lessons I have learned in my 50+ years of living is to be thankful for all things. I cannot tell you how I learned it...it certainly wasn't a lesson I learned born of dire circumstances, accidents, calamities or even bad luck. I bec... Read more