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Letting Go Of Fear
Tuesday, May 20, 2014      18 comments

There have been many things in my life that I have wanted to do. Many of these things I never did because of fear. As I have gotten older, I now realize that holding back due to fear comes from insecurity. An example, I needed to be assertive in... Read more
BLC & Fitness Test
Monday, May 05, 2014      13 comments

I am enjoying BLC 25 as much as I enjoyed BLC 24. I enjoy challenging myself. I don't know that I would work so hard without the challenge teams. They really help me. I did the push up test, crunch, step test and the walking test. I believ... Read more
Spark Tracker vs. Fitbit
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      18 comments

Advice needed. I have been using my heart monitor to keep track of fitness minutes. I would like to be track more than minutes. I know that the Spark Tracker has some great features. My only concern is that I may lose it. It is very small and I ... Read more
Oh, to be 18 again!
Saturday, April 12, 2014      25 comments

I had lunch with a good friend yesterday. We have known one another for over 20 years. We have talked about many things through the years. One of the questions she asked m... Read more
What are your fitness goals?
Wednesday, March 26, 2014      15 comments

It is a common thread that we have on Spark People. We all want to change our lifestyle. By doing so we make goals. Fitness goals for me have changed from year to year... Read more
No Shame Campaign
Saturday, March 08, 2014      11 comments

Did anyone see this on HLN this morning? I love this story. It is sad that this beautiful woman developed PCOS and gained 200 pounds in college. This would be a terrible situation for anyone. You have developed an illness and your weight just cr... Read more
Spark support
Friday, February 28, 2014      14 comments

My journey with Spark People began in September 2007. My reason for joining Spark was as a weight loss site. I had no idea that there were teams of every interest to join. It was an eye opener to see how many wonderful people are on this s... Read more
Mixing it up
Sunday, February 23, 2014      12 comments

This week has been warm on the Florida gulf coast. I have been able to exercise outdoors. Sometimes walking on the beach or other forms of cardio. Although I like to exe... Read more
#2 Turquoise Titans "I Love Myself" assignment
Saturday, February 01, 2014      10 comments

I love myself because I am a positive person. I expect things to turn out well. This keeps me motivated to exercise and look at each day with rose color glasses. I seem to think that I am younger than my 58 years. I have a tendency to challenge ... Read more
Is there something about you that you really love???
Friday, January 31, 2014      11 comments

My Turquoise Titan Spark Team has an assignment, we are to write a blog about something we love about ourselves everyday for an entire week. This is a great challenge. Many times I think of the negative qualities. I often wish I had this quality... Read more
Goals
Monday, January 06, 2014      20 comments

I am setting goals as I continue with my challenge teams. My first goal is to lose 30 pounds. No, this will not be done in a matter or 10 or 12 weeks. It is doable but I am planning my goal at 5 pounds at a time. For me, it is easier to set... Read more
I Reached My 2013 Fitness Goal
Thursday, December 26, 2013      30 comments

I set my 2013 fitness goal at 20,000 minutes. I have now exceeded my goal. My minutes to date are 20,217. There are 5 more days left in the year. I will have five more d... Read more
Half-Off Special
Saturday, December 21, 2013      17 comments

A challenge on my Turqouise Titans team is based upon a subject presented by Linda Spangle called the HALF-OFF SPECIAL in her book 100 Days to Weight Loss. Our intention is to eat half of what we would normally eat. For instance, when we ga... Read more
2013 Fitness Minutes - Very Close To My Goal
Monday, December 16, 2013      23 comments

Each year I set a goal for fitness minutes. My goal for 2013 was set at 20,000 minutes of exercise. I last posted fitness minutes on 12/15/13 - the total 19,687. I am THI... Read more
A holiday beverage
Friday, November 29, 2013      17 comments

I like Starbucks. I also like sweet beverages, VERY MUCH. However, I like to read nutrition labels. I went through cardiac rehab after discovering a blocked artery. One of the many things I learned there was to be focused on reading labels. Sat... Read more

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