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  • Spring is Coming!

    3/14/2018 3:11:04 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Finally, Spring is Coming. Like the song says "I can see clearly now". February is one blur for me. I had breast cancer and 5 years ago had a... Read more

  • February 1

    1/31/2018 3:25:52 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Well I know it is not quite February 1 but it is very close. I am trucking along, doing good with my eating but now its time to kick in some exe... Read more

  • Finally

    1/23/2018 5:12:23 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have finally gotten up the nerve to write another blog. I have finally decided it is time. I will be 70 years old on February 13 (gosh where ... Read more

  • Small Goals

    11/15/2017 5:38:24 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    o.k. I have lollygagged (a good ole Southern term) around long enough. Time to get motivated and in high gear. I have been counting calories an... Read more

  • Heading into Winter

    10/27/2017 10:04:47 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Well, I am officially a full fledged member of the "fell off" club. But I will never, never, never, give up trying to get this weight off. My p... Read more

  • Sciatic Nerve Pain

    7/13/2017 3:34:32 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    For the first time in my life I am having pain that is hard to deal with. Sciatic nerve pain. I started aqua therapy this week and I do believe ... Read more

  • Scale Going Down

    6/15/2017 4:24:45 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Bit by bit, little by little, the scale is creeping down. It is slow going, but it is going. I am starting to feel so much better. Now, I just... Read more

  • Back on Track

    6/1/2017 3:32:04 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Well, I have been back on Jenny Craig for a little over a month now. I feel something I haven't felt in a long time. Hope!! Yes, what a grea... Read more

  • Staying Positive

    5/4/2017 2:09:20 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have decided to stay positive during this journey. I have been eating right for three weeks now and have lost 6 pounds. But much more, I am g... Read more

  • AGAIN!

    4/27/2017 10:58:20 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    This blog echoes a lot of blogs I read on here. Lost and gained, lost and gained. That's what happened to me of course. I look back and think ... Read more

  • It's GREAT to be Back!!!

    2/28/2017 11:56:43 AM, by MOMMAPUGH

    Good day, fellow SparkPeople: It's been a LONG, LONG time, and a GARGANTUAN struggle, but thanks to my Awesome Healer, I'm still here, and i... Read more

  • Off to a Good Start

    11/18/2016 9:43:35 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I finally sucked it in and put my weight ticker back to my current weight. I walked 10 minutes on my treadmill this morning. My plan is to walk... Read more

  • How Do They Do It!

    11/17/2016 11:26:12 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    This is a really hard blog to write. I have avoided writing anything for a long time because I am once again starting over. After I stopped goi... Read more

  • Week #1 of No Dieting

    6/7/2016 2:31:23 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have completed Week #1 of No Dieting. It is a wonderful feeling of freedom. Oh yes, there are times I have fretted and think "I'll never lose... Read more

  • Baby Steps

    5/26/2016 4:57:09 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have a whole new plan. No more diets!!! I am taking some positive steps, yes, they are baby steps, but in the right direction. I simply can'... Read more

  • Diets Really Don't Work

    4/20/2016 5:04:47 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    When will I learn that valuable lesson. I lost 58 pounds with Jenny Craig but the moment I went back to eating real food I gained a lot of it ba... Read more

  • 31 pounds down

    4/17/2016 6:59:06 PM, by PANDASR

    Thank you FitBit for keeping me on track! Yeah, honest calorie counts and exercise goals and every day thorough check-ins are working. I need t... Read more

  • Leader of the Pack

    3/15/2016 10:52:53 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I am a Leader of the exercise group. As I have mentioned before, I came up with the idea of doing a Walking DVD during our break. Our departmen... Read more

  • Help in Getting Back on Track

    3/8/2016 1:48:43 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have been reading a lot of motivational stories lately on Sparkpeople in order to help me get back on track. I seem to be in a good place righ... Read more

  • Confession Time

    3/1/2016 4:27:00 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I am going to own up to it--yes, I have gained 31 pounds back. But I am not going to beat myself up about it because what's done is done. W... Read more

  • Reflections on a Birthday

    2/19/2016 10:50:52 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Last Saturday was my 68th birthday. I had reflected several days before about where the years went and how fast time flew by. I thought about T... Read more

  • My day

    2/10/2016 11:45:45 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Had a good day today. Look at my Goodwill finds!!! ... Read more

  • Finding My Spark

    2/8/2016 9:42:05 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I am still very much a work in progress. I have to own up to the 26 pounds I gained back after losing 58. I will weigh again in the morning and... Read more

  • Wishy Washy

    1/29/2016 9:50:50 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    For those who don't know, wishy washy, it means flipping back and forth between a decision. My decision is whether to continue with Jenny Craig ... Read more

  • Starting the Week off Right

    1/25/2016 10:48:17 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Ringgggg went the alarm clock. It was cold, it was dark and I wanted desperately to snuggle back under the covers and catch some more zzzz's. B... Read more

  • Back to Basics

    1/18/2016 4:42:22 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I had blogged earlier about coming up with a challenge for myself. I have mulled it over all weekend and here is what I came up with. Get b... Read more

  • Loving Sparkpeople

    1/15/2016 6:54:44 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I do so love Sparkpeople. All my life I have been blessed with fairly good health. Oh, a few little setbacks here and there but nothing I would... Read more

  • Good Start to Week

    1/11/2016 9:53:29 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I woke up this morning and it was cold, burrrrr. For Tennessee, anything below 40 is cold. It was about 18 degrees. That warm bed sure did cal... Read more

  • One Week Down

    1/8/2016 2:34:52 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Well the first week of January is almost history. I am back on track with my calorie counting and have gotten to the gym twice so far this week.... Read more

  • Blogging

    1/6/2016 1:58:20 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I am going to blog at least 2 - 3 times a week. I feel like it helps keep me on track and I use all the tools I can get my hands on to help me o... Read more

  • 12/28/15

    12/28/2015 3:03:08 PM, by PANDASR

    I am ashamed that I am back for the 8th consecutive year in a row with no progress. What does that say about me. That I haven't taken myself se... Read more

  • Looking Forward to 2016

    12/28/2015 11:10:07 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    2015 has not been a stellar year for me. I lost my best friend of many years and I lost my motivation to get healthy. Yes, no more diets for me... Read more

  • Every Day Is a New Day

    12/3/2015 9:37:40 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Seems like on this journey to weight loss, every day is a new day and a new challenge. Confession time now--after doing so well the past two day... Read more

  • Getting Ahead of the Holiday Gain

    12/2/2015 3:08:34 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Wow! It is December 2 already. I have exercised two days in a row and counted everything that has gone in my mouth. There is temptation everyw... Read more

  • Weight Gain

    11/24/2015 11:55:08 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I was standing at the kitchen sink this morning measuring out my grapes in one cup segments and beating myself up about my 18 pound weight gain (... Read more

  • The Red T-Shirt

    11/18/2015 2:02:40 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    My staff and I are going to an Administrative Conference in December. There will be adm staff from across the state there and this is the first ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Poem

    11/17/2015 9:59:17 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    My Thanksgiving Poem to you all--I hope you enjoy it as much as I do: May your stuffing be tasty, May your turkey be plump, May your pot... Read more

  • New Beginning

    11/16/2015 11:44:27 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Well, here I am starting over again. I have been eating like crazy for the past two months and quite frankly am tired of overeating. My clothes... Read more

  • Gratitude Continues

    11/3/2015 10:23:21 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have thought a lot about this. I have not had the best of summers--it started with the loss of my dear friend of 48 years. Diabetes got the b... Read more

  • November the Month of Gratitude

    11/1/2015 11:45:50 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    One of my spark buddies always posts things he is grateful for and encouraged us to do same. So I started thinking--instead of complaining, grip... Read more

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