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Can’t let her down
Thursday, February 27, 2014      3 comments

Because of my SparkPeople buddy, I walked today! I didn’t get much sleep last night, felt crummy most of the day, and hey – I just didn’t want to. I just got started walking in the last two weeks and I don’t get that exercise “high” everyo... Read more
Scale, scale go away … and don’t come back another day
Wednesday, February 26, 2014      4 comments

Arrrrrrr … I peaked at the scale today and no progress. Why, why does the scale have so much power??? I know what I have been doing and I have been doing well. So, I just won’t jump on the scale again until Sunday which is my official weigh... Read more
Nothing hard ... is ever easy
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      3 comments

I didn't want to, it was hard ... but I did it. I walked 20 minutes on my treadmill today. Yeah ME! I am on week two of my "continuation" ... not starting over, healthy endeavor. We will be meeting the boys at the Grand Canyon in 16 weeks. ... Read more
Walk, walk, walk
Monday, February 24, 2014      1 comments

Yeah, me! I just finished my 20 minute walk. I am on week two and doing great. ... Read more
End of the week ... or beginning of a new week
Sunday, February 23, 2014      1 comments

I just finished a week of eating well and walking on my treadmill four times, every other day. Yeah! Now on to the next week. I am learning how to make popcorn on the stove top since my Stir Crazy died. We will be traveling in our trav... Read more
Well, well, well ...
Friday, February 21, 2014      0 comments

Well, well, well ... In 2012, I lost 58 of the 130 pounds I wanted to. But I gained most of it back. Well, that happens. I started SparksPeople to get myself to where I wanted to be. But alas I gained weight. Well, that happens. ... Read more
In for the loooooong haul
Wednesday, October 02, 2013      2 comments

Dear hubby and I have been married for 37 years today!!!! And my mom said it wouldn't last more than six months. We looked at pictures today that took us waaaaay back! We both have changed ... but hubby is still sexy. Me ... well there is m... Read more
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Tuesday, October 01, 2013      1 comments

It's been 21 months and counting that I heard those terrible words ... ma'am we have a problem - breast cancer. I did what they told me to. Surgery, radiation, test, test and more test. I ended up firing two of my doctors because they did not ha... Read more
Lessons learned: If and Ant Can ...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013      5 comments

It has been two months since I found and joined SparksPeople. I just knew it was the missing piece to my plight to get skinny. I committed to losing 100 pounds in 12 months ... and I have gained 8-10 pounds instead :( What I have learned in... Read more
If not NOW … WHEN???
Monday, August 26, 2013      6 comments

I know what to do and I am not doing it, URRRRRRRRR! I feel awful … bloated, fat, stupid, hopeless, like a liar, pitiful, did I mention … stupid. I was 130 pounds overweight. I have lost and gained a kajillion pounds over the years. Last y... Read more
Being Truthful
Monday, August 12, 2013      5 comments

After reading the awesome blogs posted, and one specific one today ... I decided to be truthful with myself. I did not have a Leave It To Beaver family growing up ... lots of yelling, screaming, demeaning and lots and lots of ... physical a... Read more
A New Day
Sunday, August 11, 2013      3 comments

I don’t want to say I am starting over … I read on someone’s blog that if you are tired of starting over then don’t stop trying. And I have always believed like Yoda … there is no trying there is only DOING. The last two weeks I have had a heada... Read more
Day:11 Brain Freeze
Friday, August 02, 2013      2 comments

I have had a headache for three days now. Not eating well, when I do eat. This will pass and I will be back on track.... Read more
D:8 Lost 6 sticks of butter
Tuesday, July 30, 2013      6 comments

The good, the bad and the better! The good ... I got up and walked even though hubby and I got interrupted sleep. Our neighbors little yappy dog barked through the night. We live in a rural area and try to be there for each other but geeeee... Read more
D:7 Stepped Up
Monday, July 29, 2013      3 comments

Yeah ME! I upped my walking today from 28 min to 34 min. I have to admit when the 26 min mark showed up, I was rethinking my idea ... but I followed through. I started the month out walking for 22, then 28 and now 34 min!! I have been follo... Read more

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