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Know Yourself
Monday, May 21, 2018      20 comments

Today I received the results of a DNA kit. I was anxious to receive the results. Most of the data I was expecting. I knew that my ancestry was primarily English and Irish. I was surprised to find a large amount of Scandinavaian ancestry. I am go... Read more
Tough Week
Friday, May 11, 2018      28 comments

I normally try to stay upbeat. I usually am fairly cheery due to everyday exercise - it improves my mood. I am retired. I do not have a lot to stress about other than if a family member has a problem. I will then take THAT problem to be my probl... Read more
Short Trips
Saturday, May 05, 2018      23 comments

We have been taking short trips. Because we are retired, we like a chance of pace. It can be boring if you do the same thing everyday. I go to the gym often and like a variety of exercise. Hubby likes to swim and I do as well. While on our trip,... Read more
Birthday Week Has Been A Bust
Thursday, April 05, 2018      30 comments

I am thankful for the birthday greetings I have received. My birthday was on Easter Sunday. I went to church in the morning. It was wonderful to h... Read more
My Unexpected Yoga Class
Thursday, March 29, 2018      21 comments

At least 4 days per week I go to an exercise class at the gym. Normally, the class consists of 30 minutes of cardio and 30 minutes of strength exerc... Read more
The Last Day of Winter
Monday, March 19, 2018      20 comments

It has been a rough winter. I know that there is still cold weather ahead, for a period of time, for many of us. But I have positive thoughts when I know that tomorrow will be the vernal equinox. ... Read more
New Hope For Full Figured Women
Monday, February 05, 2018      20 comments

I don't know if any of you have seen the new sports illustrated model, Kate Wesley. She is a beautiful "full figured" woman. How great is it that the world is noticing that you do not have to be stick thin to have beauty. www.yaho... Read more
In February I Will....
Thursday, February 01, 2018      17 comments

I started the year off well. I am on challenge teams and staying on course with my exercise. Eating is off and on - good days, bad days. I pretty much maintain my weight rather than losing. February is a month for me to: Get adequate r... Read more
What A Sunday...
Sunday, January 21, 2018      19 comments

My day started with a wake up to a nose bleed. I have not had a nose bleed in many, many years. I don't know the reason. It was a bit of a fright because I had blood on my pillowcase, a bit on my sheets and a lot all over my face and hand. I hop... Read more
SMART GOALS BLC 36
Monday, January 15, 2018      14 comments

MySMART Goals: I want to lose 5 pounds by the end of the round (April 4). I will reach this goal by exercising at least 20 minutes per day. I normally go to the gym at least three times per week. I will continue to do this. I will continue... Read more
BLC 36 - REGISTER NOW
Friday, December 29, 2017      6 comments

I joined Spark People in September 2007. I have joined many teams and gained many friends through this site. This is the best place for weight loss, fitness and it is FREE! One of the teams that I belong to is BLC. The BLC (Biggest Loser Ch... Read more
Christmas Ups and Downs
Saturday, December 23, 2017      15 comments

Many of us experience ups and downs at Christmas. My negative yesterday was while having a facial. I had this same experience once before. While my ... Read more
10 More Pounds
Saturday, December 02, 2017      16 comments

Before I began my journey with Spark People, I weighed 173 pounds. This is too heavy for my frame. In high school I weighed 115. I never dreamed, as a youth, that I would have a weight problem. Do any of us? Before computers, video games - in ot... Read more
Saturday Bits and Pieces
Saturday, November 25, 2017      20 comments

It has been a good week. Thanksgiving has come and gone. I did pretty well with eating. I had no dessert or breads at the holiday feast. I exercised the morning of Thanksgiving. I rode my exercise bike for 40 minutes. The next morning I went to ... Read more
I Have Willpower (Who Knew)
Friday, November 03, 2017      23 comments

Willpower - also known as self-discipline, self-control, or determination, is your ability to control your behavior, emotions, and attention. ... My biggest eating problem has always resolved around sugar. I remember eating out of the sugar... Read more

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