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My Weight Loss and Exercise Plan Fall 2020 5% Weight Loss Challenge
Friday, October 02, 2020      6 comments

I have given this a lot of thought and have identified 3 possible strategies for eating in this challenge. This wouldn't fit on my Sparkpage Strategy 1 — low carb keto keeping my carbs to 10% or less of my daily calories, with protein arou... Read more
Time for the 5% Fall Challenge -- Lose 5% of your weight in 8 weeks Join now
Saturday, September 05, 2020      3 comments

I didn't reach my goal last challenge, but lost 32 pounds in 3 challenges in '17 before I had a year of poor health. This time I am doing it with my great team. Together we will compete against other teams to develop healthy habits and for eac... Read more
Loving The Twilight
Tuesday, March 03, 2020      4 comments

Ahhhh. It is wonderful that the days are getting longer. The twilight has always been my favorite time of the blazing sun sets and the evening grows cooler, I would anticipate the lightning bugs to delight my eyes and the crickets an... Read more
Starting Anew is Hard to Do Part II
Monday, March 02, 2020      3 comments

Starting out again, weak as a kitten and 3 years older, is very difficult. I should have dragged myself around and pushed myself in spite of the way I feel. Before the 2020 5% Winter Challenge I began to push myself toward my goal of 120 mi... Read more
Starting Anew is Hard to Do Part I.
Sunday, March 01, 2020      5 comments

Well, after participating in the Spring, Summer, and Fall 5% Challenges in 2017, I came down with pneumonia. Had lost 42 pounds and was feeling great one day ... Read more
Saturday, February 29, 2020      1 comments

This is your invitation! Click to join us on an 8 week race around the world! Meet new friends, stay accountable on your fitness journey, and learn healthy habits on this fun and exciting challenge! Click below to join the team! www.sparkpe... Read more
Friday, June 01, 2018      11 comments

emoticon Let me lift up my heart and be grateful For the very air I breathe For the gift of your son, Jesus, that I might be saved. For ... Read more
At Peace With My Plate
Thursday, May 31, 2018      9 comments

God Grant Me the Serenity to Accept that I MUST Change The Courage TO DO IT And the Wisdom to KEEP the weight off so I never have to struggle li... Read more
What's In a Name? MAGIC?
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      5 comments

Well, it is official -- Hubby and I are VERY blessed and lucky! We went to Johnny's New Your Style Pizza tonight for dinner with three other couples, having no idea that tonight was Trivia Night. Just as we finished eating the game began... Read more
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      12 comments

Age is just a number and the better I feel and the healthier I am, the less my actual age matters to me. I have seen people who were close to a hundred who moved and looked like they were 20 or 30 years younger than their actual years. I... Read more
Happy Memorial Day and Thank You to our Military
Monday, May 28, 2018      7 comments

Today my thoughts are with our military and military families. Some active duty personnel are stationed away from home and family and possibly in ... Read more
Song of Solomon -- The Little Foxes Spoil the Grapes
Sunday, May 27, 2018      5 comments

Reading a dear friend's blog just now gave me pause. I have lost track of my priorities and mostly of the act of putting my goals and health above everyday distractions -- the "little foxes that spoil the grapes." Most of the things in m... Read more
Summer 5% Weight Loss Challenge Anyone?
Saturday, May 26, 2018      7 comments

It has been proven that if we lose just 10% of our weight it can make major changes in pre-diabetics, people with blood pressure issues, and overall health in general. Honestly, 10% is not much weight to lose and if you join the Challenge Commu... Read more
Not Where I Want To Be But I See How Far I Have Come
Saturday, April 28, 2018      10 comments

Feeling down in the dumps today because it seems like I am taking two steps forward and one backward, but a REAL look backward is telling me it is okay! I have not reached my goal but have accomplished a major advance toward it! From... Read more
Only the Good Things
Tuesday, April 24, 2018      5 comments

emoticon If there were no ugliness we wouldn't see beauty. If there were no hate, we wouldn't recognize love. If there were no rain,... Read more

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