Vacation and Compliments in Abundance!
Sunday, July 03, 2011 8 comments
I LOVED going back home to visit after a 10 years absence. Everywhere I went, people said, "WOW, You look great!" Of course, that also made me reflect on what did I look like the last time they saw me. So, I pulled up some old pics taken duri... Read more
Back To Reality...Sigh!
Friday, July 01, 2011 5 comments
Vacations are wonderful until they are over. Just a short note to say we had a fantastic vacation and my only regret is that it didn't last longer. Took a zillion pics (will post more later) and went just about everywhere I wanted to go. We s... Read more
I'm Leaving On a Jetplane (If you know this song, sing along)....
Thursday, June 23, 2011 9 comments
Well Sparklers, I am about to leave on vacation and will not return until July 1st. Going home to visit our family and friends in Rhode Island. I have not been home to visit in 10 years and am really looking forward to it! I will TRY my b... Read more
Spark Friends Are Very Special People and I Am Grateful For Knowing Them
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 8 comments
I have been involved in the Spark Community for just about 4 months now. During that time, I have whined, cried, laughed, joked, quit smoking, started exercising and somewhat got my act together (depending on what day it is). I am very thankfu... Read more
In Memory Of My Beloved Son, David
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 20 comments
Today would have been my middle child's 26th birthday, but he left this earth on the 4th of July after his 4th birthday. It has been a long 22 years without him. I do not say that with grief anymore, but with a kind of sigh and sadness that th... Read more
I Knew This Would Happen Eventually
Sunday, June 19, 2011 6 comments
This is the first week I do not have a loss showing on the scale. But, I can't work up a panic about it. For a change...LOL! I know that I feel GREAT. I know my clothes keep getting smaller and smaller. I know my activity level is signi... Read more
Now I Carry The Groceries Up The Stairs!!!
Friday, June 17, 2011 7 comments
My hubby and I currently live in an apartment on a second floor with 14 steps leading up (plus 3 more from the parking lot). Prior to losing weight and exercising, I could barely pull myself up those stairs without pausing to rest. ... Read more
If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It!!!
Sunday, June 12, 2011 8 comments
This is my results blog on lowering my carbs for a week, as promised. So, for me, the weight loss stayed the same 1 lb. (thank goodness!) as usual. I kinda think my body is telling me it will consistently lose that 1 lb. every week as long as ... Read more
The Lilac Colored Bra
Thursday, June 09, 2011 11 comments
OK, so maybe this is not the biggest achievement in my life, BUT it is pretty high up there...LOL! We are going on a long-awaited vacation in 2 weeks and I went shopping to pick up a few much needed items, now that most of my former wardrobe ha... Read more
Wednesday, June 08, 2011 2 comments
My computer is OLD...ANCIENT...BARELY FUNCTIONING! It takes me all day and several re-boots to do the simplest Sparkling. Lately, it has gotten much worse (if possible). We are going on vacation on June 23rd and returning July 1st. I am hopin... Read more
Trying Something New This Week
Sunday, June 05, 2011 6 comments
I am very grateful to be losing 1 lb. a week consistently every week since coming to SparkPeople. Having said that, I would like to try something just a little different during the coming week to see what happens. It occurred to me that I... Read more
How To NOT Stay Within Your Calorie Range or Why I Can't Go To Mexican Restaurants!!!
Wednesday, June 01, 2011 14 comments
First, thank you to all my SparkFriends for your support and good advice during my recent bout with a knee injury. I am MUCH better, but wearing a knee brace during workouts for a while for some extra support. ... Read more
Someone Hand Me The Crying Towel and Help Me Figure Out What To Do!!!
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 17 comments
Last week was SO good....then came Monday! I don't normally go into a "funk" for this many days, but I kinda feel like stuff is piling up a bit. First, this quitting smoking is getting on my nerves!!! It will be 4 weeks this Friday since... Read more
Awesome Night at the Relay for Life!
Saturday, May 21, 2011 9 comments
Just a quick note about the American Cancer Society Relay Night: I tricked my hubby into going with me for support and signed him up at the last minute...LOL! We were both diagnosed with cancer in the same year, 7 months apart. So, he is a 2 ... Read more
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