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not a bad day.
Sunday, January 28, 2018      1 comments

The temps hit 50 degrees here in Boston today so I took a trip to the beach. It was so nice to be on the beach and and by the ocean. The ocean is my life! It was not a sunny day, but it was not cold or windy so it was a pleasant walk. My daughte... Read more
back is out...
Monday, January 15, 2018      2 comments

I strained my back on Friday, I'd like to be able to say it was while exercising...but it can't. I picked up a heavy child. It was tender all week I woke up and can hardly walk. Looks like a heating pad and the couch are in my plan... Read more
day 1 done...
Monday, February 27, 2017      3 comments

Well, day one went pretty well. Ate enough, drank my water. and got in just a little bit of exercise...2 out of 3 isn't too bad. I feel like I'm off to a good start. We'll see what tomorrow brings...(Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras fun with the kids in ... Read more
New day...
Sunday, February 26, 2017      8 comments

Well, here I am again. I haven't checked into Sparkpeople for quite awhile. I've still been working at the weight loss and exercise on my own....had ups and downs. I decided to come back here for some help. I rejoined a walking challenge, and to... Read more
well....THAT was quite a surprise.
Monday, February 08, 2016      7 comments

I had a doctor's appointment today....first follow up since my diabetes diagnosis in September. I nearly fell over when I got on the scale. I have lost nearly 30 pounds!!! (27.5 exactly). No wonder my pants fall down when I walk upstairs! So, wh... Read more
daily menus....
Sunday, January 10, 2016      6 comments

OK, so I am going over my grocery needs for the next several days based on the Spark menus. I live in New England and finding fresh peaches in January is just not going to happen! Now I need to decide if I get canned or pick a fruit substitute. ... Read more
gotta get it together....
Saturday, January 09, 2016      4 comments

I've been back for about a week now, and I'm doing ok. I am usually not TOO far off in calories, but nutritionally I'm all over the place. Some things are way too high and some nowhere near enough.I always plan my shopping list but don't always ... Read more
whew...I think I have landed on my feet.
Saturday, January 02, 2016      4 comments

Well, this has been a heck of a year. My daughter had a baby, and my mom passed away a few weeks after in the summer of 2014. She was 92 and had serious dementia. I was her sole care giver. I have 2 siblings, but my sister has been out of my li... Read more
miss me?
Sunday, April 19, 2015      2 comments

I haven't been in touch lately, life has a way of getting in the way of routine! We (and by "we" I really mean I) have been busy trying to empty my mom's house and list it for sale, and find a place to live all at the same time. In the meantime,... Read more
big snow...miserable day.
Sunday, February 15, 2015      2 comments

This snow is making people crazy. The neighbors on our tiny little street are getting out of control. There was a huge confrontation on our street about where to put the snow!! (plows haven't even come down our little private way for the past 2 ... Read more
SAturday....well, tomorrow is another day!
Saturday, February 14, 2015      3 comments

I had a not so good day for what I eat. I did reach my goal in protein!! (EVERYTHING else was over.) I had Chinese food...and beer... with my daughter as we hunkered down for yet another blizzard. ahhh well. it's all good, and tomorrow is anoth... Read more
Thursday, February 12, 2015      1 comments

Today was ok...Stayed within calories, nutritional balance was pretty good. I didn't go over on anything, and only under on a couple. I got some exercise in today too. I made all good choices. All that is good, but I had a tough day. I found mys... Read more
day 5
Wednesday, February 11, 2015      4 comments

WOW! I earned 841 sparkpoints today!!! That's amazing. I started using more of the spark people resources....reading more articles and starting spark coach. It is very motivating. (before I was mostly chatting and hanging out in my groups and c... Read more
going well...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015      4 comments

success!! Another day not going over my calories....actually I am a bit under but I can't eat another bite!! I drank lots of water. I have also discovered Almond is AWESOME! I'm so glad i tried it. I start physical therapy tomorrow ... Read more
another day...
Monday, February 09, 2015      2 comments

Well, day 3 is under my belt. Feel pretty good. Stayed within my calories and just a little low on calcium and protein! Not bad. We are buried in snow, so I did not get out. I am a home based child care provider, so I was busy today with toddler... Read more

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