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Who are you responsible for?
Saturday, April 13, 2019      5 comments

After learning in January of 2019 that my 34 year old daughter is an alcoholic, I have done tons of reading and learning more about myself. I discovered that although I felt it was my "duty" to help her with her bills when she needed it, it is N... Read more
Seven Weeks until the Gala !!
Wednesday, December 26, 2018      6 comments

My husband and I have been invited to a Gala !! We have never been invited to a Gala and I'm so excited. I get to buy a new dress, "A cocktail One" (line from Pretty Woman). I wish now I had been more focused on losing weight but I can't do any... Read more
A pant size smaller !!
Sunday, November 11, 2018      7 comments

I have one pair of size 16 jeans I have been wearing but I just pulled another pair out of my closet. They went on with ease!! I never consider myself a size smaller until I can put on several items of that size and have them fit. I'm so excited... Read more
I don't agree...
Saturday, October 13, 2018      3 comments

I just read a Spark article that said walking as part of your job is NOT considered exercise. It says the reason is, you are not getting your heart rate elevated. I don't agree with this theory. I believe that if you are moving at all, it is exe... Read more
The way you think....
Sunday, September 23, 2018      3 comments

A Sparker used the term "restart" to describe their view of their weight loss journey. If you are thinking you are restarting, then you must have stopped. Rethink your journey as daily changing habits. Old habits are hard to break so it can take... Read more
"Pass Thru" sizes
Monday, September 03, 2018      9 comments

I love to share this idea. When I was 220 pounds back in 2008, I joined Sparkpeople. I was so encouraged, changed my eating and began exercising. The weight started to come off. As my clothes became looser and then baggy, I needed smaller clothe... Read more
Join Me
Monday, July 09, 2018      2 comments

ual.asp?gid=13305 Join me on my Virtual team and start your virtual trip. For some people, it helps to have a destination when riding your bike, stationary bike,... Read more
The "Walmart Walk"
Friday, June 29, 2018      6 comments

We were traveling today to see our daughter. We stopped at Walmart in Childress, TX. While Donald was looking at the Hot Wheels, I walked around the inside perimeter of the store a couple of times. I call this the "Walmart Walk". It counts as go... Read more
Pictures along your journey !!
Saturday, June 16, 2018      4 comments

As you lose weight, take pictures about every 10 to 15 pounds. You will be amazed at how you can see your progress in pictures better than what you see in the mirror. Have a GREAT day !!!... Read more
My Next Birthday !!
Friday, June 08, 2018      2 comments

My next Birthday is number 60. (May 15th 2019). This weekend I'm going to make a Bucket List and then start to work on the items I put on it. By my 60th birthday, I hope to celebrate my Bucket List accomplishments!!... Read more
My Doctor said .....
Tuesday, June 05, 2018      5 comments

I recently discovered my blood pressure is higher than it used to be. I've had all my check-ups now and yesterday my doctor said losing some weight will help bring my blood pressure back to a healthy level. She set me a goal to lose 10 pounds ov... Read more
Surprise !!
Sunday, June 03, 2018      6 comments

I have always had good blood pressure but two weeks ago I found out that it is over the normal range. I first thought it was because I was at the dentist when it was checked. I have noticed that I have not been feeling 100% well in a while. I ha... Read more
Getting ready for a Cruise !!
Saturday, December 31, 2016      4 comments

We have a cruise planned for March 2017. Today I'm going to buy some walking shoes so I can get back on my treadmill and stationary bike. I'm going to do the best I can and that's all I can do.... Read more
Tomorrow Syndrome
Thursday, December 15, 2016      4 comments

First of all, I am HONORED to be named Spark Motivator of the day today !!! My blog is to warn you of what I have always called "The Tomorrow Syndrome". Although I named it and know how to recognize it, I CAUGHT IT and with much regret, I ... Read more
Trying something new !!
Monday, August 08, 2016      4 comments

I moved my treadmill into my home office. I have a computer next to it so I ordered one of those virtual hiking videos. I'll be able to see some scenery while I walk on the treadmill. I'm looking forward to the DVD arriving.... Read more

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