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Another Celebration Of 5 Years of Maintenance!!
Friday, March 21, 2014      20 comments

NOW I'm officially at 5 years of maintenance! I've gotten wonderful applause and congrats from the At Goal & Maintaining Plus Transition to Maintenance Team. And, although that title is a mouthful, it is a fantastic team!! Their research says (I... Read more
Healing, Dancing, Running and Changing
Thursday, March 20, 2014      15 comments

Gwen (3 year old granddaughter who I keep 4-6 days a week) is much, much better. She's eating and sleeping and wanting to play. Runny nose is about her only complaint now. Relief! I enjoyed the Senior Dance this morning. My friend who power... Read more
Wanting Relief for Gwen and Sleep for Her Mom
Tuesday, March 18, 2014      18 comments

Gwen, the 3 year old, is really sick now. For a couple days she had too many symptoms to take her to the YMCA, but she didn't feel bad. I thought her cold was like the one I just got over, not too intense although it hung on a while. But now Gwe... Read more
Giving Up Scale Struggles this Happy St Paddy's Day
Monday, March 17, 2014      18 comments

If you've ever struggled with the scale number, and especially if you've ever let the scale number cause you to give up your efforts to be your healthiest and happiest you, be sure to read today's Daily Spark: www.sparkpeople.com/blog... Read more
Inspired by Slimkatie
Saturday, March 15, 2014      17 comments

I was so proud to see my SparkFriend, SlimKatie, featured in April's Runner's World magazine. She is AWESOME. Page 50 and 51 are more than half filled with her before and after pictures; she has lost 120 pounds. Her story on page 54 is one many ... Read more
Routine Blog
Friday, March 14, 2014      15 comments

If you didn't read my "5 Surprises" blog on March 11, read that one. This one is just day to day living stuff. I enjoyed the Lakeland Runners Club meeting last eve, even the pizza. I bought a fuel belt for long distance running as a birthda... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 5 Surprises After 5 Years of Maintenance
Tuesday, March 11, 2014      73 comments

What can I say about 5 years of maintaining an 80 pound weight loss after more than 5 decades of being overweight or obese? I've already said so much. In "Please Read This Blog If You've Gained Back Weight Before," I credit Super Foods, increase... Read more
5 Years At a Healthy BMI
Sunday, March 09, 2014      22 comments

Five years ago today, on March 9, 2009, I weighed in at Weight Watchers to find I had finally achieved a healthy BMI. I've now had 60 monthly free lifetime weigh ins, and not once been over my WW goal. Since I was a pre teen this is the only 5 y... Read more
Natalie's Victory and My Consolation Prizes
Saturday, March 08, 2014      18 comments

If you've read my status you know that my granddaughter, Natalie, made 20 laps in her Walkathon yesterday and has earned the right to be Coach for a Day at her school. We are so proud! I'm pretty sure it is an eighth of a mile lap, so that would... Read more
Gwen and Natalie, March 2014
Friday, March 07, 2014      18 comments

Here's Gwen, dressed as she likes best, snuggling our dog: And here's Natalie reading and ... Read more
The Pressure is On!!
Thursday, March 06, 2014      16 comments

There's hubby above with his silver medal/red ribbon for checkers and his gold medal/blue ribbon for chess in the Senior Games. Good going, Gary!! Am I feeling pressure ... Read more
Walking and Pushing
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      12 comments

Today is a beautiful day here, perfect in the shade with a light breeze and just a bit warm in the sun when you are moving. We've been lucky. The 3 days I've needed to take the stroller and walk to pick up Natalie at school (because hubby had th... Read more
Senior Games Update
Tuesday, March 04, 2014      13 comments

Today hubby and I played Bag Toss, otherwise known as cornhole. It was a double elimination tournament. My nephew came to the site and helped keep Gwen supervised while we played. Hubby did win 1 out of his 3 games; I lost both of my games, but ... Read more
Don't Eat C. R. A. P.
Monday, March 03, 2014      23 comments

At the Y last week I saw a white board with a message that has stuck with me: Don't Eat C. R. A. P. C = carbonated beverages R = refined carbohydrates A = artificial sweeteners P = processed foods I'm doing pretty good with mo... Read more
Galloway Group Picture
Sunday, March 02, 2014      14 comments

Here's the picture of our Galloway running group that was taken yesterday. I'm the 6th face from the right. Not everyone made the picture - at least 3 people were running... Read more

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