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I should take better care of my body
Friday, September 09, 2011      32 comments

This is the newest photo of my right shoulder....or should I say the inside of my right shoulder. I thought I had made great progress. But, life happens.Two weeks ago I to... Read more
I am making progress
Friday, August 19, 2011      23 comments

In September I will celebrate my 4 year Sparkaversary!! I will celebrate knowing that I did reach my goal weight. It took many steps forward and many steps backward..... Read more
Is it worth it?
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      19 comments

I watched a segment on the news about the human growth hormone. I did not realize that average citizens, not just athletes, are now using this. Why? People claim that there are many benefits such as more energy, increased sex drive, aids in musc... Read more
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      17 comments

I have been called a person that likes to encourage others. It's true. What is encouragement? It is to comfort or reassure someone. In order to do this, we need to pursuade or stimulate a person to continue to do what they are doing. Most o... Read more
My pants are baggy - so why does my belly still look big?
Sunday, July 03, 2011      26 comments

I have lost some weight recently. I have lost the weight through diet and exercise. The scale has budged but losing belly fat is so hard for me. I enjoy Zumba, walking, swimming, etc. I realize that I am getting older, 56. However, my mind... Read more
Why do I talk to relatives?
Friday, June 17, 2011      24 comments

Exercise and less anxiety have been my goal everyday. I enjoy the sunshine and the good lifestyle I have been living. I try to stay away from the telephone other than a few phone calls to our daughters. Normally, I text to them or to friends. I ... Read more
I cannot say NO
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      17 comments

I read and commented on a Spark Friend's blog. It caused me to think about a few things. Why do I allow myself to get boxed into situations that I don't want to get into??? I do it all the time. I don't lie (I am not good at it). Oh sure, when I... Read more
As we celebrate Memorial Day...
Sunday, May 29, 2011      6 comments

This holiday weekend reminds us to pay tribute to the men and women who have fought to protect our freedom. Whether our veterans have served on our soil or on the ba... Read more
50 Questions
Thursday, April 21, 2011      14 comments

Copied idea from Sunny and Nola. 1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? No 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? A few weeks ago. 3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? Yes 4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH MEAT? None. If I eat... Read more
Fitting Room Mirrors - ugh!
Saturday, April 16, 2011      14 comments

Today I went shopping for clothes. I have a wedding to attend in May and have been trying to decide on whether to buy a dress, pant suit, skirt?? Just didn't know exactly what I wanted. Let me tell you. I had been feeling a little confident. I ... Read more
5k Your Way Trophy and more
Thursday, April 14, 2011      9 comments

On Monday morning I received the 5k Your Way trophy. I was excited to do so. I have always enjoyed walking for exercise. After I joined the challenge team, on Spark, I was pleased to add jogging to my list of exercises that I enjoy. I enjo... Read more
Are you standing in the way of your success?
Thursday, March 24, 2011      23 comments

For many years I was complaining that my clothes didn't fit. I also didn't have enough energy to make it through the day without a nap. These were my complaints long before I even turned 50. I looked at myself and others. I saw that the pe... Read more
Looking back
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      19 comments

I am 6 months away from my 4 year Spark anniversary. I have learned so much. When I look back to where I was, emotionally and physically, 4 years ago it has been quite a transformation. The confidence that comes with daily exercise and finding m... Read more
Sore Knee - OUCH!!
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      17 comments

Monday I worked out at my Zumba class and also went straight to water aerobics. Too much exercise on my knees - I think my head thinks I am younger than I really am. My body said I was having too much activity. I need to listen to my body. I h... Read more
February 14 - Be My Valentine
Sunday, February 13, 2011      15 comments

Before joining Spark People, my idea of a Valentines Day gift was chocolate. I still like chocolate....but I don't crave it as much as I did before. Valentines Day now is a day of fun. I can enjoy a long walk on the beach with my husband. The ha... Read more

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