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Don't Quit!
Friday, September 05, 2014      4 comments

Digging through my piles of paper and trying to organize them today I came across this poem. I do not know who is responsible for it so I cannot give credit to them, but just understand that I did not write it. Don't Quit Trying When ... Read more
A New Goal
Friday, August 01, 2014      0 comments

I am going to be working on several new things healthwise. I have high blood pressure, pre-diabetes and high triglycerides all of which can be controlled with a healthy diet. I am going to focus on these areas as well as my weight loss.... Read more
A New Day
Friday, July 25, 2014      3 comments

Today is the beginning of a new day for me. I have finally reached the point that I realize that I am not going to lose my weight like I used to when I was young. So I am going to accept each day as the one that I have to incorporate healthy e... Read more
Sunday, July 21, 2013      2 comments

My short term goals at this time are to remain on track with my eating and exercising. T0 stay focused on what I am doing. To lose at least 8 pounds in August. To lose 24 lbs. in the next 3 months. To get into the 100's. Long t... Read more
Drink Your Water Every Day
Saturday, July 20, 2013      1 comments

I was never a water drinker, but now I drink 4 20 oz. bottles of water every day. I still am able to enjoy decaf unsweetened coffee and green tea, v8 juice and milk as well. Drinking water not only does all that the coaches tell us it does... Read more
Stop the Excuses Not to Exercise
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      3 comments

I believe that I am probably the professional excuse maker to get out of exercise that I have ever met. But I want to tell you that has not held me back! I am 69 years old and I am proud to say that I exercise 6 days a week. I take Sunday... Read more
Spark Solution Challenge #2
Sunday, June 30, 2013      1 comments

Here we are on day 7 already, the last day of the first week. It is indeed my rest day from exercises. This challenge has been so good! If you haven't tried it you must get the book and get started! I try to use condiments with the least... Read more
My Acheivements
Sunday, June 23, 2013      1 comments

1. I have lost a total of 41 lbs. as of yesterday. This includes the 25 lbs. that I have lost since starting Spark Solutions. I am working toward my next goal of 229 lbs. I am planning on losing about 1-2 lbs. a week. This should be doable ... Read more
Planning Ahead!
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      3 comments

I make it a habit to plan my meals the night before every day. I find that it really helps to keep me focused the next day. If I eat something not planned or decide not to eat something I can make adjustments in my planned menu so that I do no... Read more
My New Goals
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      5 comments

I am thrilled with having met my latest weight loss goal of reaching 249 lbs. a couple of weeks ago. But I am even more excited about losing even more to reach 246 lbs, My next weight loss goal is 239 lbs. I have a lot of health issues go... Read more
The First Day of the Rest of My Life
Saturday, May 18, 2013      6 comments

Today I read a blog that really encouraged me about thinking about the future me and how I will feel when my goals are reached. It will definitely be worth all of the work that I have to put into it. The future me looked back and saw how I... Read more
Learning to Stay Positive!
Thursday, May 09, 2013      5 comments

I have been working on keeping a positive attitude regarding my weight loss and exercise program. I am an extremely slow loser and so it would be very easy to become discouraged and down about it. I have decided to work on loving myself as I a... Read more
Let's Move!
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      1 comments

I have been doing pretty much the same exercises since getting back on my program and so far this has worked. I do plan, however to start switching my exercises around and add some new ones for variety. Right now I mostly use Leslie Sanson... Read more
Moderation, Moderation, Moderation!
Friday, April 26, 2013      7 comments

I am what many people call a perfectionist. I used to think that meant that I did everything perfectly, but thanks to a kind professor in Bible College, I learned different. It means that I strive for perfection and when I don't achieve it I b... Read more
How I Handle Food Pushers
Friday, April 12, 2013      4 comments

I am one of the blessed ones that has no one trying to sabatauge my diet. On the rare occasion that I do I just tell them no thank you I do not care for any. If anyone should push me I tell them that due to a mild stroke that I had 5 yea... Read more

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