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UGH is all I can say
Thursday, June 13, 2019      6 comments

I am not a blogger, but every once in awhile I have to put down my thoughts. This is not for you but for me. For the last four years I have been going to the gym on average three times a week. I have taken classes and I have done my own rout... Read more
Here we go again.......
Monday, June 13, 2016      8 comments

At my regular 3 month oncology appt last week the doc felt something near my liver that caused pain. She ordered at CT scan of my lungs, liver area and pelvis. Today we met for the results. Good news is the area that had the pain and... Read more
ObamaCare Rant
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      6 comments

I beg you to look at the farce our government has made over many, many years of the military medical system. Unless the military person is an officer they get very short changed in that system. Why do we need a Wounded Warrier program wh... Read more
Strength Training and Bowling
Friday, October 19, 2012      3 comments

In 2010 I thought I was finally bowling consistently well and my avg was going up. Then last year I hit a real slump that lasted pretty much the entire season. This year I started bowling better again and last week it dawned on me why I ... Read more
My Own Weakness
Saturday, October 06, 2012      2 comments

Since I started my body/mind transition in February of 2009 I have eaten less than six eggs, except when in food I have no control over making (not often), and I have had probably consumed less than a 1/4 pound of butter. These were my ch... Read more
Spark Teams
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      7 comments

Today I left about seven teams, four of which I was the leader or co-leader. I think that some SP join teams just to join teams and don't really want to interact with these teams. While I don't just join teams to join, I am guilty ... Read more
It Never Ends
Thursday, February 23, 2012      5 comments

My relationship with food, weight, and the emotional connection between them is something that has taken up my entire life. Until now! I have been able to reach through all this static to get to a point where I believe I have it pretty muc... Read more
SparkPeople and Coach Nicole's New 28-Day Boot Camp DVD
Saturday, January 28, 2012      5 comments

Confession. I do not like to exercise at home. I have never bought or borrowed any workout videos and had no idea what one is like. gave me the opportunity to receive their new 28-Day Boot Camp DVD by Coach Nicole so I ... Read more
At Home Workout - UGH.....
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      5 comments

A few weeks ago I agreed to accept the 28 Day Boot Camp DVD from SP in return for writing a review on it before 1/30. Well, I kept staring at it and dreading my agreement, but I am a woman of my word. As you are all well aware, I do not ... Read more
Success Without the Spark Community??
Thursday, January 05, 2012      7 comments

There has been a number of SP joining (my) 50+Maintainers Team in the last few months that have their Spark pages set as private. This makes it impossible to read about them and their journey to goal - aka success. It makes me wo... Read more
Moderation at Thanksgiving Table
Monday, November 21, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday I saw a segment on tv about eating Thanksgiving dinner in moderation. Geez. It really hit when the person said an average Thanksgiving meal consumed was 3000 calories. That's a pound of weight gain. And, those that... Read more
Tracking In Maintenance
Friday, May 13, 2011      13 comments

Lately I have toyed with not tracking my food but can't bring myself to quit. Fear of failure? Seems to me that I am still in the learning stage of how to be slim and healthy, even after 2.4 years. When my gym membership ended about the... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My 2 Year SparkVersary
Thursday, February 24, 2011      73 comments

February 25th is my two year SparkVersary. I have made so many changes and improvements in my life during these two years. The old, chubby, butter loving me is gone. What remains is a slim, healthy, active sixty year old that feels like... Read more
Walking Keeps Me Healthy
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      8 comments

From the first day I decided I needed to lose weight and get healthy (Feb 6, 2009) I made walking a priority. I always log my walks and steps (from my great Omron pedometer) into SparkPeople. That encourages me and makes me proud. Recentl... Read more
My Spark Cookbook
Saturday, January 15, 2011      3 comments

More so now that I am in maintenance than when I was on task to lose weight I am converting my favorite recipes and some new recipes that I come across and would like to try. This helps me broaden my sphere of foods and allows me the opport... Read more

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