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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
Go Red for Women February 4th
Thursday, February 03, 2011      21 comments

It is important to take care of your heart. February 4th is the day to show support for women and heart disease. Your heart is in your hands. Heart disease and stroke are largely preventable if you work to lower your risks. It's important t... Read more
It is a great day for a walk
Thursday, January 27, 2011      15 comments

The weather in Florida is a little cooler today, approximately 60 degrees. My husband and I like to walk together on the beach. It is something that he looks forward to doing everyday. On the days that I go to Curves, he walks alone. It is grea... Read more
Why do I make bad choices?
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      17 comments

I have reached my weight loss goal. I am happy about that. I have gained a few pounds and lost the pounds. I log my food everyday. I am now trying to lose ten more pounds. I notice that there are weeks that I will have two or three days of eati... Read more
A Wish
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      17 comments

My Christmas Wish for you... May you bask in the sunshine. May you marvel at the beauty of a stormy day. May you sing along -- even if you don't know all the words. May you play at the top of your game. May you help someone who isn... Read more
Winter weather
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      16 comments

We came to our house in Ohio for the holidays. We returned from our condo in Florida. When we left Florida, in November, we were wearing shorts and flip flops. The cold weather is really causing problems for my health. I have heart disease and h... Read more
The 12 Healthier Days of Christmas
Sunday, December 12, 2010      13 comments

I am rewriting the 12 Days of Christmas. I am posting my wishes for the 12 Healthier Days of Christmas: 1 Sunny skies for walking 2 Plenty of ice cold water 3 Juicy fruits for eating 4 A rainbow of veggies to enjoy 5 Res... Read more
A Busy Season - Take Time For Yourself
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      8 comments

This is the busiest time of the year. You are so busy doing for others. Have you taken time for yourself? Give yourself permission to be un-busy. Give yourself an hour per day to do something for yourself. Be sure to fit in some time for exe... Read more
Losing fat and gaining muscle
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      15 comments

I have been a member of Curves off and on for a few years. I rejoined in September of 2010. I enjoy it. I not only enjoy the exercise but the women are always friendly. Today I was remeasured. I am so excited to say that since I joined I hav... Read more
Gifts in our life
Sunday, November 28, 2010      10 comments

If there is one thing I have thought of this Thanksgiving season, it is the blessings in my life. I have a tendency to become depressed. When depression hits me, I will see bleak and negativity. I know WHAT I am supposed to do when this occurs... Read more
'Shopping for the Holidays!' Friday!
Friday, November 26, 2010      7 comments

Okay, one of my teams is celebrating Shopping for the Holidays Friday. In the spirit of Black Friday, I did just that. Youngest daughter and I woke up early, showered, put on comfy shoes and headed out looking for sales. I bought a lot of gifts... Read more
Monday, November 22, 2010      11 comments

I have done very little exercise since Friday. This is unusual for me. Yes, I feel I am in a funk. I returned to Ohio from Florida for the holidays. Perhaps, the change of scenery and weather has something to do with feeling out of sorts. I also... Read more

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