LINDAJ0621's Blogs

What I Have Learned While On My "Sabbatical"
Monday, May 21, 2012      18 comments

I am back. I plan to be spending a lot less time on SP, but I NEED to be here every day! emoticon As some o... Read more
Goodbye For Now & One Year SparkVersary!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      20 comments

Dear Spark Family, It has been an amazing year thanks to this wonderful website and the equally wonderful friends I have made during my time here. This is the most success I have ever had at losing weight and keeping it off. Not to mentio... Read more
Life Is Like A Box Of Chocolates...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      12 comments

That line from the movie Forrest Gump keeps running through my head lately. The rest of the quote goes, "You never know what you're going to get." The problem for me is how I REACT to what I get! Oh sure, I can be the life of the party w... Read more
2 Year Anniversary - Cancer Free!
Saturday, January 21, 2012      26 comments

Two years ago today, I had major surgery for a rare form of uterine cancer called MMMT. Today, I celebrated my DH's birthday (2 days early) by surprising him with matinee tickets to see the Emmy & Tony Award winning show "Blast" at the Cobb Ene... Read more
Well Linda, That's What You Get For Showing Off!!!
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      12 comments

I went to the gym yesterday and did 20 minutes on the elliptical and a full lower body strength training. ... Read more
You Look Good For Your Age! Excuse Me??? What The Heck Does That Mean?!?
Saturday, January 07, 2012      23 comments

Lately I have been getting a lot of comments about how "good" I look for my age. I am pretty sure most people mean that as a compliment. Or, maybe not. But, I started thinking about it today and I feel like that statement implies there is an ... Read more
Check Out My Daughter's First Youtube Videos/Proud Mommy Blog...LOL!
Sunday, January 01, 2012      9 comments

My DD has always been interested in fashion and makeup. She is 24 years old and, like many her age, she has been following makeup/fashion videos on youtube. So, her boyfriend gave her a camera and video editing software for Christmas and encou... Read more
Bring It!!! I Am Ready For You 2012!
Saturday, December 31, 2011      8 comments

January 2010 brought cancer surgery, radiation and a bunch of other related stuff that dimmed my spirit. January 2011 brought a sense of survival being possible and a renewed spirit and determination to fight the odds. As I approach January 20... Read more
A Special Purchase For Inspiration In The New Year!
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      11 comments

Christmas was absolutely wonderful! We ate, drank and were very merry as we celebrated with family and friends. ... Read more
The Greatest Gifts Of All
Saturday, December 24, 2011      11 comments

Just taking a quick moment at the beginning of this busy day to reflect on my blessings at this wonderful time of the year. My dear husband and I are enjoying our coffee before getting ready to go out for breakfast and finish a couple of last m... Read more
Venting About The American Health Care System (Do I Really Want To Stress About This Right Now?)
Thursday, December 15, 2011      24 comments

January marks the 2 year anniversary of my cancer surgery. For my type of cancer this is kind of a big deal, or so I have been told by my oncologist and the results of various studies. So, my doctor told me to schedule my annual full body ultr... Read more
No Pity Parties Permitted!
Saturday, December 10, 2011      13 comments

Just a quick blog to remind myself that emotional eating is what caused my life long weight problem to begin with! Knowing that and doing something about it has been the focus of this entire year. So, when the going gets tougher again, it is n... Read more
While You Are Never To Old To Start, Start As Young As Possible! (Please Read)
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      20 comments

I went to the nephrologist (kidney doctor) with DH yesterday for his 3 month follow up visit. Despite DH's success at eating right, exercising and losing weight (20 lbs. since the end of June!), his lab results were alarming. His kidney functi... Read more
The Best Laid Plans of Mice and (Wo)Men...
Thursday, November 17, 2011      9 comments

I was supposed to have a spinning class this morning at 9:15am. So, I was up bright and early, ate my breakfast, dressed and off to the gym at 8:30am. I walked in and there was a HUGE line waiting to sign up for the class; signup opens at 8:45... Read more
Hello 170's!!! Another Milestone On The Journey
Wednesday, November 16, 2011      18 comments

Whew...finally! My stay in the 180's lasted a lot longer than I had planned, but I finally broke through into the 170's today. ... Read more

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