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WHY isn't Sparkpeople working?
Monday, August 31, 2020      9 comments

I've been on Sparkpeople for 12 years faithfully tracking every day. For the last couple of weeks it's been hit or miss if I can get on the site. Sometimes it works normally but very rarely. This is the first time I've been able to get on in day... Read more
Not part of the plan
Thursday, February 28, 2019      27 comments

Your life can change in an instant. Mine did on 2/25/19. I was just sitting at my computer killing time when the phone call came. My husband's voice matter of factly saying "Uh...can you come and get me? I think I'm having a stroke." "WHAT! NO! ... Read more
Fit Bit shows why I have a Fat Butt
Tuesday, March 14, 2017      48 comments

I've lamented forever about why I'm not losing weight. I've stayed within a pound or two of the same weight for over a year even though I've stayed within my calorie ranges and I've been trying to exercise more. I got a Fitbit last week. I synce... Read more
OK Now I'm really ticked.
Monday, May 16, 2016      31 comments

For those of you that don't know me well enough to have heard me whine about it. I lost 40 pounds in my first year on Sparkpeople. After faithfully losing every week a round of antibiotics brought my weight loss to a standstill. I thought it wou... Read more
Well This Explains a Lot
Monday, May 02, 2016      6 comments

I have been "stuck" for more than a year pretty much at my present weight. Lose a pound Gain a pound. This is an excellent article in the New York Times about how your body fights against weight loss. www.nytimes.com/2016/05/
02/health... Read more
Something else has been happening.
Monday, August 31, 2015      4 comments

Gee didn't realize it's been so long since my last blog. I'm still Sparking. Still tracking and doing everything I know I should but I've been STUCK for over 6 months now. Up a pound down a pound but the basic trend is downward even if only by 3... Read more
Indianapolis Spark Rally 8/23/14
Saturday, August 23, 2014      3 comments

Many thanks to Indygirl (Beth Donovan) and Hoosiergirlindy (Tina Wiseley) for putting on a great rally today. I so enjoyed meeting some of my fellow sparkers and all of the speakers were really motivating. I snuck in a few pictures. I'm not sure... Read more
The difference a year makes
Saturday, July 26, 2014      2 comments

Family Reunion July 27, 2013 Family Reunion July 26, 2014 35 pounds down and standing ... Read more
O Glorious Day
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      1 comments

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Believe that You Can Do Anything, and You Will!
Monday, July 07, 2014      1 comments

Imagine yourself to be the type of person you want to be, and then be it. You may have to let go of some bad habits and develop some more positive ones, but don't give up--for it is only in trying and persisting that dreams come true. Ex... Read more
55+ Scavenger Hunt Friday Day 5
Friday, June 27, 2014      2 comments

Believe it or not I did a 5K here just a few years ago and now I'm struggling to learn to walk again with a cane. ... Read more
55+ Scavenger Hunt Thursday Day 4
Thursday, June 26, 2014      1 comments

For whatever reason there was almost no one at the park this morning so I didn't get a lot of pictures. I had to go to the grocery. I figured I would come back at some point but I didn't. I'm really tired this evening. I chased a robin all arou... Read more
55+ Scavenger Hunt Wednesday Day 3
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      2 comments

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55+ Scavenger Hunt Tuesday Day 2
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      5 comments

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Inari Sushi
Monday, June 23, 2014      5 comments

It's one of my husband's favorite things. He grew up in Japan and this simple meal will always make him happy. Easy to make. Low in calories. ... Read more

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