Back again. Again. Day 3
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      0 comments

I had a FANTASTIC day today. Kept my calories in check, shovelled the lane, walked the granddog, wrote over 1000 words for my book about my brother, and checked several other things off my to do list. I was quite proud of myself. I have decid... Read more
Back again. Again. Day 2
Monday, January 13, 2014      1 comments

Had a lovely comment made on my blog post yesterday and when I visited her last post I found inspiration for MY award system... revisit the clothes I love (and kept) and/or purchased intending to shrink back into them. I will dig them out and ... Read more
Back again. Again.
Sunday, January 12, 2014      1 comments

I became a member eons ago. I love the tools, the resources, the encouragement. Thanks to the site, I have lost about 20 lbs. Not sure because I haven't been on a scale in almost a year. Probably a good thing. I used to weigh myself every d... Read more
My Red Dress
Sunday, February 10, 2013      2 comments

My niece is getting married in September and I am using this date for my fitness/health/weight loss goal. I want to look hot in a red dress. I've started searching magazines and the internet for inspiration and I think I've got it narrowed dow... Read more
My 'fatometer' died.
Thursday, February 07, 2013      2 comments

i have had my bathroom scales for more than twenty years. This is a relationship that has lasted longer than any of my marriages. I had a basement flood and my poor scales were a casualty. I am grieving. I got on those scales EVERY DAY! And... Read more
Success is the best revenge?
Monday, January 28, 2013      2 comments

My partner of 15 years decided that salvaging the relationship is not worth his effort. I've been living away from him for 6 months and in that time I've been walking almost 10 miles a week, eating healthier and, yes, even losing a little weigh... Read more
Waiting on a call
Friday, November 16, 2012      0 comments

Crossing fingers and toes and legs and arms and eyes and anything else in hopes that I get the job I interviewed for. I will not only love to do it, it will make a HUGE difference to my living conditions, my future and my grandchildren's Christ... Read more
Spark Coach Inspired Visualization
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      0 comments

The Spark Coach visualization REALLY resonated with me today. It was to imagine my future successful self embracing myself today. Right now I need all the hugs I can get, so this was a no-brainer but I surprised myself by really getting into i... Read more
Monday, January 30, 2012      0 comments

My first anniversary with Sparkpeople is coming up at the end of this week and according to the bathroom scales, my net weight loss is 3 lbs. I had been down 7 lbs last spring and I climbed up to plus 10 at one point before I got back on track.... Read more
Happy New Year!!!
Sunday, January 01, 2012      1 comments

emoticon New year; New beginnings. Did a lot of planning today. Not new year resolutions but lifestyle revolu... Read more
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      2 comments

So, I'm doing my usual 2X/week skate and there's only me, two little boys (3 or 4 yrs old and who are on their butts more than their skates) and 8 girls about 10 years old. I am doing my usual 'round and 'round. The boys are falling regularly.... Read more
Mommy woes
Sunday, October 23, 2011      1 comments

My mother was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer a year ago. Now she is experiencing major problems with her blood pressure--as in 200's/100's. And doesn't want to tell my dad cause he will rush her to the hospital.(Duh!) It's tough help... Read more
Claiming my fitness points
Wednesday, October 19, 2011      0 comments

For some reason, my computer was not allowing me to track my fitness points or access my strength training routines. I managed to keep my body moving but missed the opportunity to give myself my usual SparkPoint pat on the back. Fortunately my... Read more