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Are you in the zone?
Wednesday, October 21, 2020      11 comments

Am I pushed to exercise by my own motivation, or by the push of another person or a device? That’s easy ... by ME! ... Read more
Master Mind - my SP friends!
Monday, October 19, 2020      14 comments

What is a “Master Mind,” you ask? I didn’t know either. As a retired teacher, I was hearing about Master Mind Groups but didn’t really know what it was. I was out of the loop! ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 1 day became 6 months...
Friday, October 16, 2020      42 comments

April 16 - October 15, 2020 What an amazing six months it has been! It started with Day One: log onto SparkPeople, track everything I eat, and walk 10,000 steps daily. Sounds simple enough, and it was. Results: 59 pounds lost, BMI from obes... Read more
It starts with a blank page
Thursday, October 08, 2020      14 comments

April 16, 2020. Nothing special about this day ... except a TOTAL mind shift! It was the day I stopped looking out the window (afraid of COVID-19) and going for a walk. It was also the new commitment to me and my health: SparkPeople and... Read more
Vitamin Supplement Conundrum
Friday, October 02, 2020      14 comments

I love SparkPeople! I love the tracking of food, the communities, the interactions, the motivations, the stories, the recipes, and so much more! ... Read more
Oct 1 - New Goals!
Thursday, October 01, 2020      8 comments

October 1st! emoticon My oldest baby turned 32 today. The maple and sumac leaves are turning red. I ha... Read more
Real world challenges!
Friday, September 25, 2020      8 comments

So, here I am, five pounds from my goal - so close and yet so far. emoticon And what did yesterday throw a... Read more
Adjustments - who is in charge?
Tuesday, September 22, 2020      4 comments

I’m getting closer to my weight goal and so I researched SP maintenance teams. It was interesting - so much support! I didn’t join a team, as I’m not there yet. Soon! ... Read more
Some people!
Friday, September 18, 2020      3 comments

I have had a lovely week. I went back into the classroom as a TTOC (teacher-teaching-on-call) and felt relatively safe - sanitizer everywhere, mask being worn, and designated lanes of movement in the halls. This is easier to do at the high scho... Read more
Adding more exercise ...
Monday, September 14, 2020      7 comments

Today the Fall 5% Challenge Community upped the ante! I confess, I have enjoyed simply walking, tracking food and being successful in my weight loss journey. Am I doing the best possible? Nooooooo . . . ... Read more
My why . . .
Sunday, September 13, 2020      5 comments

The fall 5% challenge asked us to answer the big “why” of losing weight or maintaining. This was perfect timing. ... Read more
Today is a blessing - really!
Tuesday, September 08, 2020      7 comments

I know I have it good. I have good health, a roof over my head, I can pay my bills and my kids are okay. I love my life. ... Read more
SP Addiction!
Sunday, September 06, 2020      8 comments

I am addicted! First it was Facebook . . . now it is SparkPeople! emoticon I start my day with SP. I log ... Read more
My SP Routine
Friday, September 04, 2020      4 comments

I am now onto my biggest challenge - ten more pounds to lose - with the scale stuck. I have not given up, as I have not given in. It will move; I just have to wait it out, as before. ... Read more
New goal . . . new territory!
Wednesday, September 02, 2020      7 comments

So, I have added the next ten pounds to my weight loss goal. I would have preferred five, but if I'm serious about my health, ten it will be! The finish line has been moved again, now for the third time! Re-evaluation is good. ... Read more

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