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How Spark has changed!
Tuesday, December 05, 2017      6 comments

I joined in 2002, not because I needed to lose weight but because some of the members were discussing a book I was reading: "The Power of Now" by Eckhardt Tolle. At that time there were no food or exercise trackers and no official challenge... Read more
January result
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      0 comments

Lost 2.8. It would have been better if I hadn't gained 1.2 the last week.... Read more
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      0 comments

I see my previous blog was in 2009 --far too long ago!... Read more
Thursday, May 21, 2009      0 comments

Have had to make some modifications but prefer the resistance band to the fitball. Losing weight, even if not as quickly as I would like.... Read more
Sunday, May 03, 2009      1 comments

My goal is to lose a pound a week and to become more toned.... Read more
At last, someone noticed!
Wednesday, July 25, 2007      4 comments

For the very first time since I started losing weight someone commented today. Is everyone I know super polite or do I still look the same as I did when I weighed 21 pounds more???... Read more
Five years ago today - 14th July
Friday, July 13, 2007      0 comments

I joined Spark five years ago, long before it concentrated on weight loss and had all the sophisticated features it did today, but there have been long periods when I wasn't an active member. I was at goal in 2004 but put the weight back on so ... Read more
Halfway back!
Monday, June 25, 2007      0 comments

I lost another two pounds last week so have now passed the halfway mark on my journey back to goal.... Read more
Monday, June 04, 2007      3 comments

Reached my mini-goal of 135 today - now it's time to start working towards the next one.... Read more
Goodbye concrete jungle!
Saturday, May 26, 2007      0 comments

After weeks of living on concrete floors, we now have our new laminate flooring, plus carpets in the bedrooms again. It's certainly true that you often don't appreciate what you have until you lose it.... Read more
Mistaken identity!
Saturday, May 12, 2007      0 comments

I was just walking down the street when a woman called out to me. When I went up the car she said: "Oh, my God! I thought you were .........!" I know who she meant - she's shorter than I am and definitely "round". The woman apologised and said... Read more
Definitely not what I had planned for Easter!
Monday, April 09, 2007      1 comments

A connection on my washing machine broke yesterday, leaving me with a flooded laundry, bedroom [including the lower part of the wardrobe], corridor [including the lower part of the linen cupboard], living room, kitchen, toilet and bathroom. It ... Read more
March 2007
Sunday, April 01, 2007      0 comments

I lost five pounds during March and am looking forward to losing more pounds in April.... Read more
Wednesday, March 21, 2007      1 comments

Have just reached my first real mini-goal - 140. Next one will be 135.... Read more
Tai Chi continued
Thursday, March 08, 2007      0 comments

Someone at the class told me today that she had found it marvellous for strengthening her knees so I'm hoping for the same result.... Read more

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