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Packing and getting ready to get back on the road...again
Sunday, October 23, 2011      29 comments

Since my accident, I have been indoors waaaaay too long! I like to be active and the inactivity has taken it's toll on me. I am happy to say I have not gained back any wei... Read more
Friday, October 14, 2011      27 comments

I have been reflecting on some depression that I have been experiencing. Instead of releasing negative thoughts... I have become aware that I am sending negative thoughts inward. It is good to stay positive. Anyone that is familiar with th... Read more
(((SSV))) Dear Diary
Thursday, September 22, 2011      20 comments

Today our goal, on the (((SSV))) team is to discuss our progress. My progress has been wonderful over the past 4 years. Let me tell you, if I had written this 3 years ago I would say that I had lost minimal weight. I felt as if my weight ti... Read more
On The Road To Recovery
Sunday, September 18, 2011      25 comments

It has been three weeks since my unfortunate fall down a staircase. What am I learning? My goals before my fall were to exercise everyday, to eat healthy and become the healthiest 56 year old woman that I can become. I have learned that in ... Read more
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

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