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Willing? Willing to be Willing? Committed??
Tuesday, March 12, 2019      22 comments

I'm a member of the Linda Spangler 100 Days to Weight Loss Team. Currently we are working through her 100 MORE Days to Weight Loss book. This blog is expanded from my Day 7 Post today. Day 7 Not Willing to Change That is the nub, is... Read more
Accepting the Pace of Loss That is Right for YOUR Body
Sunday, January 27, 2019      21 comments

Today I read a blog by a SparkFriend named ELF41978. She has been struggling with feelings that her weight loss just doesn't happen fast enough, struggling with feeling that she isn't motivated enough, and feeling (I think) like she has let her... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My word for the year
Wednesday, January 02, 2019      30 comments

A long time ago I read a book by Rachel Naomi Remen called "My Grandfather's Blessings". She talked about the word "clear" and this is a quote from that book. "I looked it up in the Random House Dictionary of the English Language and fou... Read more
Would you like to be a Biggest Loser?
Tuesday, November 13, 2018      12 comments

Looking to stay focused through the upcoming Holiday Season? Want to get connected with a Team to support you through your Journey to a Healthier Lifestyle? If yes, then consider joining the LIMEs, In the BL Challenge that starts early Dec... Read more
5 Days after Infusion
Sunday, October 21, 2018      18 comments

YAY! I got through the first infusion just fine apart from intense itching and fatigue. I've been "resting" for the last 5 I haven't been resting for the past year??? Anyway I seem to have a bit more energy for the first f... Read more
New Treatment for My Myasthenia Gravis
Monday, October 15, 2018      19 comments

Yes!! Finally I am starting Retuxan infusions tomorrow morning. I am so over-the-top hopeful and I know I may be in for a let-down just have to be positive, you know. I have not been on any medication for over a month and I'l... Read more
Summer is Over
Friday, September 07, 2018      23 comments

This has been a strange summer for me. Being diagnosed with MG in the Spring and then having it progress so fast took away a lot of the fun of summer. I seldom take my long walks anymore because I'm afraid to get too far from home and not be a... Read more
Sadie the Cleaning Lady
Wednesday, July 11, 2018      16 comments

My SparkFriend, Lynda, writes about her cleaning lady, Sadie....of course Sadie IS Lynda just in another guise. When I read that I often think about the different people in each of us. We are in a way see differently by everyone in our l... Read more
Myasthenia Gravis....Who me??
Tuesday, June 19, 2018      24 comments

Well, "Who Me???" is exactly what I felt as I heard that diagnosis coming at me a few weeks ago. I still can't believe it but I'm doing everything I can to learn about the disease that is also often called the snowflake disease because every pa... Read more
Life is Complicated
Saturday, June 16, 2018      25 comments

This has been a tough, difficult week. My two oldest Grandchildren lost their mother this week. She was a beautiful girl when I first met her 25 years ago; zest for life was written all over her face; she was vivacious, energetic, sweet ... Read more
Balcony People
Thursday, March 08, 2018      27 comments

A spark friend, MSJENNIFERVT48, wrote a blog in which she discussed how much giving and receiving support on Spark has meant to her. I think that those things have meant a lot in every other area of her life too because she is a giving supporti... Read more
Simply Put
Monday, February 12, 2018      15 comments

LPORTER2015 said this in her Sparkpage blog: "Simply put, the fact that I am not where I want to be is enough motivation for me to keep moving forward!" That is such a wonderfully clear statement of determination. I love it and I am ... Read more
So Proud to be a Lime
Friday, February 09, 2018      16 comments

We have been #1 three times during the winter challenge! That shows work and determination and desire to be healthy! ... Read more
Life is Difficult
Tuesday, January 16, 2018      21 comments

I wrote a comment on the 100 Days team today and decided I want to share it as a blog. The comment was on Day 71 and the topic is "It's too hard". As long as we live we will face things that are hard....we choose to accept the challenge or tur... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts It's a paradox - loving yourself and wanting to change yourself
Monday, November 27, 2017      41 comments

Recently a SparkFriend - IRISHSWEETPEA53 - wrote a great piece for the Shooting Star 5% Challenge team. I thought it was great so I asked her permission to share it in a blog and she agreed. I just think there are a lot of people who need to s... Read more

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