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A long time plateau...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017      3 comments

Have you every wondered why you cannot lose the weight you are trying so hard to lose? I have been on a plateau for most of the past year. I haven't really gained anything, but I have maintained. I recently was able to lose a few pounds, bu... Read more
A New Trial- A New Journey
Thursday, October 01, 2015      4 comments

Hello everyone, I decided it was time for another blog from yours truly. This year has been one of many trials and tribulations for me. So many new things have happened and I have had a lot to deal with over the past few months. To beg... Read more
My Garden
Monday, July 21, 2014      6 comments

Hi all, This blog if for those who have asked me about my garden. I am finally getting around to putting some of the pictures together. I have been doing a lot of work around my yard this year and these pictures give a kind of pictorial st... Read more
The Joy of Finding that Sweet Spot for a Healthy Routine
Friday, July 11, 2014      6 comments

Hi all. I hope I am not sounding like a broken record with my blogs lately. I am just so up and at it that I feel a need to get my thoughts written down somehow... Last night I couldn't sleep thanks to the heat and a thought came to me.... Read more
Sugar and Simple Carbs: What I have learned
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      3 comments

It is a hot day outside and getting my exercise in has been a challenge. Succeeding in some, but having to substitute in others. I am not a lover of the heat and so it tends to slow me down some. The advantage of having good weather is we ... Read more
My Inspiration to Keep Going this Year
Friday, July 04, 2014      1 comments

I was watching the spark video about Arthur the US veteran today and got inspired by his story. So I decided I would write what has inspired me all of a sudden to get healthy and lose weight. My journey to health started over 10 years ago... Read more
Springtime: Coming out of the Hybernation Mode!
Saturday, May 03, 2014      2 comments

My apologies to those who may be following my blogs. I seem to have gone into hibernation for the past few months...LOL! I do not know what happened this past month and a half, but something did! I felt like a butterfly coming out of ... Read more
Wow! What a Week!
Thursday, February 27, 2014      3 comments

Wow! This has been quite a week! I just noticed this morning that I have a streak of 9 days for posting on Spark People! That is amazing. I definitely have not done that in a while. While I haven't been able to post a blog every day as I ... Read more
Day Two
Friday, February 21, 2014      0 comments

Today was a slower day. Spent a lot of time today making bread and tortillas to supplement our meals. Nice to be able to make homemade stuff to eliminate all the additives and preservatives in our food. I make several foods ahead of time an... Read more
First day of new exercise routine!
Thursday, February 20, 2014      1 comments

Well, I did it! I completed the first day of the new exercise routine I have set up. After10 minutes on the stationary bike, I wasn't sure how much I could do, but I kept on going. Took a little time to find a kickboxing video and complete... Read more
A New Outlook: Working to make things better
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      1 comments

Have you ever wondered how to change things for the better? Sometimes it is so much easier to let things be, if you know what I mean. In other words, do nothing. Well, I started out the year with a new outlook at life, as a new beginning ... Read more
Dealing with Depression: Part 2 Look Up and Look Out!
Sunday, March 10, 2013      3 comments

This is the second part of a two part series on depression. My first blog was written the end of January. So sorry for the delay in writing the second blog. Life happens. In the first one I wrote about depression can affect us especially d... Read more
Dealing with Depression: Part I-Seeking God for Answers
Thursday, January 31, 2013      7 comments

Holidays can bring out the best in us...or the worst. For some, like me, it is a mixture of both. When you suffer from depression, whether once in a while or on a daily basis, it adds another dimension to the usual ups and downs of life. ... Read more
Snack Attack!
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      8 comments

Oh no! A snack attack! Have you ever had one of those days? Everything is going well...Eating right, exercising, drinking your water and happens...SNACK ATTACK!! It happened to me last night. I had an urging for a snack... ... Read more
A Week of Snow, Ice and Wind
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      3 comments

This past two weeks our area saw a whole spectrum of weather. We started out with our first light snow of the year, adding a blizzard of wet heavy snow, and an ice storm and ended with a windstorm. We spent part of the time in the dark w... Read more