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Workout Game Challenge
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      18 comments

I am creating a workout game while watching a rerun episode of Friends. 10 situps when a commercial comes on 10 wall pushups when Joey says "Hey, how you doing"... Read more
Springing Into Action Week One
Saturday, February 23, 2013      15 comments

This week's main challenge is to share something about each of us. I am Linda and joined Spark People in 2007. I met my husband in church. We both grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. We have been married 29 years. We married after a short romance... Read more
Winter 5% Challenge - Self Affirmation
Friday, February 08, 2013      10 comments

I have an assignment to complete. I have thought of this task for most of the day. I am not one to see my positives- more likely to see my negatives. As most of us know, ... Read more
2013 Winter 5% Challenge
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      9 comments

As an assignment I am listing the reasons I want to lose weight. I thought that this would be an easy task. However, it is not so easy. What are my reasons for losing weight? Is it vanity? Is it for my various health problems? I realized that th... Read more
Self Love
Saturday, February 02, 2013      7 comments

A team I belong to, Falling For Fitness, suggested that we make positive affirmations of love for ourself. We are to share one thing each day. We think of Valentine's Day as giving love to our sweethearts. I find it easier to talk of good qualit... Read more
Life was so easy
Saturday, January 26, 2013      15 comments

Looking back on my life, I realize that I did feel relaxed at one time. Life was easy so easy as a child. I would ride a bike, jump rope (I don't think kids jump rope anymore. Why?) or sit on the porch with friends. I stayed thin because I was a... Read more
Ready to Go
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      24 comments

‘The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.’ – Michael Altshule I read this quote today. It really made me think. There are times that we are ... Read more
2013 goals
Saturday, December 29, 2012      17 comments

My biggest accomplishment in 2012 was exercising everyday. Some days it was 2 hours...somedays it was 10 minutes. But it all added up. Now I am contemplating 2013!! ... Read more
A Dieter's Christmas
Tuesday, December 25, 2012      18 comments

Twas the month after Christmas and all through the house Nothing would fit me, not even a blouse. The cookies I'd nibbled, the eggnog I'd taste. All the holida... Read more
I hate to be sick at Christmas
Sunday, December 23, 2012      19 comments

I am sorry to whine....but I hate being sick at Christmas. I have done all of my shopping, mailing of gifts, cards and am ready for the BIG holiday. But now I find myself sick with a sinus infection and I will delicately say...stomach issues. ... Read more
My last walk in Florida until the end of the year
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      19 comments

I love to take walks near our home on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Yesterday was my last day of my nice walks in the spectacular weather. We are traveling to Ohio to visit our family for three weeks. ... Read more
A Spark Member's Passing
Thursday, November 29, 2012      25 comments

Although I did not know the Spark Member, Aithley. I read in a friend's blog of her passing. I wanted to share it with others that may have been her Spark Friend. I have lost a few Spark Friends in the past. It always really hurts. Say a prayer... Read more
There is No Excuse for Any of Us to Avoid Exercise
Thursday, November 29, 2012      14 comments

Somedays I wake up and think that I do not want to exercise. I really do exercise in some form everyday. But there are days, just as today, that I did not feel like going... Read more
Veterans Day
Saturday, November 10, 2012      12 comments

On Veteran's Day we honor Soldiers who protect our nation. For their service as our warriors, They deserve our admiration. Some of them were drafted; Som... Read more
Thursday, November 01, 2012      10 comments

I have been enjoying walking the past couple of weeks. In Florida, the autumn brings less humidity and comfortable temperatures. This is the time that I enjoy being outdo... Read more

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