MONTY68's Blogs

Checking on an elderly neighbor
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      19 comments

I felt the need to write this blog and if you do read it you may understand why. I live in an over 55 community and in my building we have 20 units with most of the owners are over 70, with 3 over 90. 6 of the owners live alone. One of the ... Read more
Seeing the universe through Hubble 3D
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      23 comments

I heard recently that there was a movie on the hubble and it was in 3 D and being shown at I Max. I have seen a lot of pictures on the internet but this sounded like a real experience. It was recommended the other night, so my walking partner... Read more
My First Spark Rally
Monday, August 16, 2010      27 comments

Several months ago, Stacyann982, a co-leader of Spark Florida-The Official Team announced that the 1st annual Spark rally be on August 14th. That perked my eyes open and decided to reply back that I was going to go. I was really excited that I... Read more
Live to Eat or Eat to Live?
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      20 comments

At the present time, I classify my self as “living life”. Starting 3 years ago, to release weight and maintaining the new weight for 2 ½ years, I felt that I should be living life using the tools for living that I have learned these past 3 year... Read more
Calcium Supplement Article
Sunday, August 01, 2010      17 comments

There was an article in the health news that indicate there may be some risk for some people taking a calcium supplement. You can find the article by going to my spark points under “read a health news article“, I think today you will find it on... Read more
They forgot how "old" they are
Thursday, July 29, 2010      23 comments

I live in a 55 and older community, The estimate is the average age is close to 80.Our recreation department sponsors live entertainment each week. This past Saturday night , the theme was 50 years of Rock and Roll. My walking friends and I deci... Read more
2,500 miles
Thursday, July 29, 2010      16 comments

On August 30, 2009 I joined the SparkPeople's Official Virtual Walk/Run Challenge Team.. The first challenge was to Walk across America. The walk starts in Virginia and ends in Oregon with a total mileage of 4,063. I started on Sept 1st and it h... Read more
HOT Sidewalks
Saturday, July 24, 2010      13 comments

On the news earlier was a story of a man that walked down his sidewalk to get the mail in his bare feet. He ended up in the emergency room with 2 toasted feet. The reporter went on to say that when the temperatures are in the 90’s , the sur... Read more
July 20, 2007 The day my life changed
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      38 comments

On July 20, 2007, I didn’t think of it as the day my life changed, I weighed 254 pounds, had dieted unsuccessfully for the most of my life and was starting a new approach to losing weight. It was simply a plan how to eat healthier. My goal was... Read more
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      39 comments

Something To Think About! Imagine that you had won the following prize in a contest: Each morning your bank would deposit $86,400.00 in your private account for your use. However, this prize has rules, just as any game has certain rule... Read more
The Story Of The Boy Who "Visualized" An Empire...
Thursday, July 01, 2010      26 comments

This is an amazing but true story about the power of visualization. Many, many years ago, a young boy happened to walk by a newspaper publishing office. He stopped and peered through the window and was amazed at the activit... Read more
I hit 2,000 miles today
Saturday, May 29, 2010      25 comments

And I am excited. On August 30, 2009 I joined the SparkPeople's Official Virtual Walk/Run Challenge Team.. The first challenge was to Walk across America. The walk started in Virginia and ended in Oregon with a total mileage of 4,063. I started ... Read more
Motivator of the day- Thank you so much
Saturday, May 22, 2010      32 comments

What a surprise I received when I went on Spark this morning, I am amazed, excited and grateful that I would be chosen. I joined Spark to be around people who are motivated and certainly feel that the inspiration of everyone I have met, has b... Read more
I Believe Update
Thursday, April 29, 2010      11 comments

I want to thank those who commented on my I Believe blog. I also had several emails asking if I could help them as they start doing affirmations and/ or using the writing, I will certainly give all the support that I can. One wrote that she al... Read more
I Believe, Well I think I believe, Do I Really Believe?
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      27 comments

What I am trying to say in reference to believing that we can do something and have difficulty in doing what we want to do. Every thing that we do , we think about it and do it, whether it be walking, going to the store or losing weight. Th... Read more

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