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What happened?
Monday, October 31, 2016      2 comments

I am on a Mindful Eating team that posts each Monday an evaluation of the previous week. I posted this today: WELLLLL, I have been neglecting myself and making lots of poor choices for long enough. Back to the business of loving myself eno... Read more
True Lifestyle Modification
Monday, August 22, 2016      5 comments

I have been sick with bronchitis for over a week now and am too short of breath/wheezy to do much of anything. Frustratingly I had a long weekend off and all I did was cough, sleep and eat. Grateful for the time off to rest I still am not up to ... Read more
Reaching the only conclusion: DREAM BIG
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      12 comments

So I have been doing this spark thing faithfully for 8 months today. I have lost 66 lbs total and feel fabulous. My friends, family and coworkers don't recognize me and are just amazed at my progress. I thank God for all of it and know it is His... Read more
Some Numbers Don't Matter
Thursday, July 28, 2016      5 comments

I had a moment of clarity this morning on my bike ride. I had allowed my ipod battery to die and was left with either don't ride or use the time to think. I thought! So I was thinking about numbers. The scale to be exact and how it truly doesn't... Read more
Almost missed my onderland moment!
Monday, July 11, 2016      14 comments

I have not been weighing myself for the last 3 weeks because a plateau was bumming me out and bouncing between 203 and 205. I just decided to buckle down and do this thing called life. Living the life style of the health and fabulous that will b... Read more
Planet Fitness
Saturday, July 09, 2016      4 comments

I joined Planet Fitness gym on Thursday and had a one on one session with the trainer Kyle on Friday morning to design my own workout. I love that their main color is PURPLE. It was a great experience as he showed me the different exercises I sh... Read more
Wednesday, June 15, 2016      2 comments

I laughed at people who "post pics" of everything they eat until I realized what a great idea it was to take a picture of what I was eating if I could not log it at that moment. True tracking is a must if I am to be honest about why my weight is... Read more
Monday, June 06, 2016      3 comments

I rode my 10.4 miles this morning and followed up with 4 mile dog walk in 2.5 hours. best time yet. I did a few minutes of standing while peddling and jog... Read more
JIGGLY BUTT and proud of it
Thursday, June 02, 2016      6 comments

I was talking to my Dad the other day about how much weight I have lost, how great I feel and the obvious changes my body is experiencing. He mentioned how proud of me he was and said "Next year, after you have lost all the weight, you can get s... Read more
DIWG is better than DIY
Monday, May 02, 2016      1 comments

We are a people with a future-not spiritual nomads or wanderers, but a people of purpose and destiny. The past is over. The future stretches out before us full of promise and possibility. We are changed people-new people. Not avoiding decisions ... Read more
Thinner me, grateful life edition
Saturday, April 30, 2016      8 comments

Yawn, stretch, go pee, step on scale, jump off it. Shock, gasp, yelp! Step on scale again, rub eyes, blink blink blink , peer down and stare at the scale. I realize I am at my lowest weight in more than 20 years. I can't even remember being this... Read more
What does 3000 calories look like Birthday Edition
Tuesday, April 19, 2016      10 comments

Happy BIrthday to me! My father and stepmother decided to treat me to dinner out tonight to celebrate me turning 51 years old tomorrow. We went to Red Lobster and I decided I was going completely off program. I ordered a lobsteria margarita, a s... Read more
Downsizing in the best possible way
Saturday, April 02, 2016      10 comments

WARNING!!! THIS POST MAY BE TMI emoticon I have been working so hard since December to get healthier and to ... Read more
Easter reflections
Sunday, March 27, 2016      2 comments

emoticon Today I will celebrate Easter with my Dad and Daughter. We are attending the 8 AM service and then I wil... Read more
Don't widen the plate
Saturday, March 19, 2016      1 comments

This is a copy of an email that was forwarded to me from a great friend. Good food for thought here. In Nashville, Tennessee, during the first week of January, 1996, more than 4,000 baseball coaches descended upon the Opryland Hotel for th... Read more

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