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OHHHHHHH YES I DID!!!!!!!!!
Sunday, March 04, 2012      3 comments

Again, it's been way too long since my last post. I was ecstatic to have reached 199.5. Now I am laughing. After my gastric bypass I lost 105#. Unfortunately I regained almost 40 back. I have struggled to lose it again. On April 18,2011 Gracedal... Read more
Never Forget the Spark Way!!!!
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      2 comments

Yes it's been entirely too long since I even checked my pages. I have been working fulltime plus at Gracedale Nursing Home, as well as just being too busy to think. But I have been keeping up my exercise even if a short workout, and have dropped... Read more
Under 200---FINALLY!!!!!!!!!!
Saturday, May 21, 2011      6 comments

I knew it was a matter of time,patience and perseverence. But this morning on my dad's professional doctor's office-style scale I weighed in at 199.5!!!! This was a WOOOOHOOOO moment for me! I have hovered between 200 and 203 for months, but tod... Read more
BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAIN
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      0 comments

After 2 years of job searching, sweating and crying I am again among the employed! I went to Lincoln Technical Institute and got my diploma as a Medical Assistant. Noone will hire me because of my lack of experience and I can't get experience wi... Read more
REPLIES TO HCG DIET BLOG
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      0 comments

Thank you one and all for responding to my blog on HCG dieting. I was impressed with the diversity of responses based on research and actual trial. I am still personally not ready to try something so extreme but I wish the best of luck to those ... Read more
READY TO GET BACK ON TRACK
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      2 comments

Today I made a point to get back on track. I'm back to full workouts and eating on schedule. I know if I can get my body back on schedule I should be able to get my life back into the routine. Here we go!... Read more
SAYING GOODBYE TO ANOTHER FAMILY MEMBER
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday my mother-in-law called to say her stepfather passed. It was sudden. We know he didn't suffer but are very sad. He is the only grandfather my hubby really knew. We are fortunate that we have memories and many photos of him at functions... Read more
YESTERDAY'S DAYTONA 500-WHAT A RUSH!!!!
Monday, February 21, 2011      1 comments

Those of you who know me know I talk about our Daytona 500 party every year. This year was no different, except I didn't need any recipes because my sister planned and prepped most of the meal. I made my famous deviled eggs and my daughter made ... Read more
PRAYER FROM AN UNKNOWN FRIEND
Saturday, February 19, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday I received this from an unknown source. As I read it the first time, I wondered how they knew. But I have decided to print it here. I hope it helps you as well. BLESSED VIRGIN. Oh, most beautiful flower of Mt. Carmel, fruitful ... Read more
TODAY I GIVE THANKS
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      1 comments

Today I give thanks for my first husband. Sounds strange, but I do this every year on this date. 27 years ago I gave birth to my beautiful daughter. She has been a joy and has given me strength when I felt I couldn't go on. She has inspired me t... Read more
HEY! WHERE DID THAT WALL COME FROM??????
Thursday, February 03, 2011      4 comments

Another plateau. Ouch! Like hitting a wall. All momentum has stopped. I'm not sure if it's that I'm not putting enough UMPH into my workouts or if it's my cooking. I'm going to have to research both areas and see what needs modifying. Regardless... Read more
MY HAPPY PLACE
Saturday, January 29, 2011      1 comments

When I feel sad, I have a happy place I can go to. It's warm,quiet and safe. I can go there to plan,contemplate or just take a breath when frazzled. When I go to this place I have lots of support and solutions to my problems. I pick a relative ... Read more
SAYING GOODBYE IS NEVER EASY
Friday, January 28, 2011      3 comments

Tomorrow we are saying goodbye for the last time to my dear Aunt Ethel. She was 89 years old, and passed away Sunday in her daughter's home. She was one great lady. She loved the Steelers and Duke. She watched the Duke game Friday nite, and said... Read more
LET IT SNOW(IT WILL ANYWAY)
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      2 comments

Once again we are gearing up for snow. 3-6,9-12,1-2, who knows. But whatever we get, we deal with it. Sweep,shovel,plow. Well, hubby does the plowing. But it feels good to be out there with him. Anything I can do is something he doesn't have to ... Read more
Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks
Sunday, January 23, 2011      2 comments

It isn't true that you can't teach an old dog new tricks. I am learning new tricks all the time. First I learned how to eat healthier. Then, how to exercise efficiently. When I got my computer I learned that I can access information all over the... Read more

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