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Winter Roads on the Journey
Sunday, February 14, 2010      12 comments

We had a little snowstorm this this past Tuesday. 5 inches is not a big deal in Wisconsin but here in Northeast Wisconsin, we haven't been getting much snow this winter so we don't have our winter-driving skills down because we're not getting m... Read more
Where did it go?
Monday, February 08, 2010      17 comments

The scale hasn't moved since January 19. It's the same number no matter when I check. I'd think it's the scale but I have two scales and the other one is only 2/10 pound different. I've been through this a start-and-stop routine a couple of t... Read more
"But those are just virtual friends . . . "
Monday, January 25, 2010      32 comments

If you're not already receiving the Healthy Reflections daily email from SparkPeople, I recommend that you start!! It's a good start to my every day on this great journey. I frequently cut and paste the reflection to add to my journal; I see ... Read more
Prayer for Haiti
Friday, January 22, 2010      10 comments

I received this in an email from a coworker this week: Prayer For Haiti Lord, I just want to say THANK YOU, because this morning I woke up and knew where my children were. Because this morning my home was still standing, be... Read more
I'm still amazed!
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      9 comments

I experienced a minor slow-down in motivation for the first couple of weeks of January. I revisited a blog I wrote at the end of October and found that I have learned a whole lot more in just three months! The starred sections are my additions... Read more
Vitamin D recharge
Monday, January 18, 2010      9 comments

Fresh air and sunshine on January 17, 2010. What a mood-brightener!! (And I made my neighbors smile!) I can now say that in my life, I have ridden my bike in every month ... Read more
I've come so far . . . . .
Sunday, January 17, 2010      12 comments

It's been over two weeks since I posted a blog. I haven't been staying in regular contact with my SparkFriends. I'm tracking my food and exercising but the community aspect has gotten very weak. I stay in regular contact with my Biggest Loser... Read more
2010, A Time for Happiness
Friday, January 01, 2010      7 comments

Here we are again, a new year and the day we all resolve to make changes in our lives. I read through a lot of blogs today looking at people's goals and hopes for the New Year. A lot of my Spark friends have clear, specific and enviable plans ... Read more
10,000 minutes
Tuesday, December 29, 2009      12 comments

My friend KARVY09 and I crossed 10,000 fitness minutes today. She's already posted a blog about it (wow, Kristina, you're fast!!) Here's the link: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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The Power of MAYBE
Saturday, December 26, 2009      17 comments

June 5, 2009: It was a dark and stormy night . . . . . not really, but it was a good time to go through all the things on the computer that had been saved to look at later. June 5 was officially "later." Oh, here's something to read throu... Read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2009      13 comments

I hate winter. There I've said it. I've tried to keep my opinion to myself because so many people appreciate the season but I'm not one of them! A rainy Christmas is a memorable... Read more
Unsung bad-weather heroes
Thursday, December 10, 2009      15 comments

t's 4:00 a.m. and there's a big commotion outside. Oh, O.K., it's the snowplow drivers. We had 15 inches of snow yesterday; today the highlight of the weather forecast will be high winds and single-digit temperatures. I am grateful for... Read more
You can get a lot of exercise jumping to conclusions
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      21 comments

I read a blog this morning regarding a comment from a loved one that wasn't well-worded and the person posting the blog wasn't sure if she should be offended or not. That reminded of a similar situation that happened to me about a week ago. I ... Read more
25 Weeks
Sunday, November 29, 2009      19 comments

Milestones. Each one achieved is sweeter than the last. 51.4 pounds gone in 25 weeks. 5" off my waist and 6.5" off my hips since I started measuring in late August. (Who knows where I was on Day 1? I wish I had measured from the beg... Read more
Turkey Trot part 2
Saturday, November 28, 2009      4 comments

Check out Andrea's blog for her version of the morning and the famous photo!! (Wow, my hair was gray that day!!) www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=2593492 ... Read more

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