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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
Monday, November 18, 2013      21 comments

There are many things in my life that I have no control over. But I have found that I can take control over my body and health. I love the way I feel about myself while I exercise. While I am working out, I have the image in my mind that I am y... Read more
Extra Calories
Saturday, November 09, 2013      17 comments

I have been slow in the weight loss game recently. In particular, this has been a rough week. We traveled to various states this week on some short trips. Well, I will... Read more
Do You Feel Pretty?
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      23 comments

I was reading a blog recently. A Sparker mentioned that her physician was very direct (and cruel) by pointing out to her that she was overweight. I believe he used the dr... Read more
A Slower Day
Saturday, October 19, 2013      12 comments

I normally feel pretty well. At least enough to get in a lot of exercise. But feeling tired today with an aching stomach. It always pays to do things that you need to do earlier in the day. When you start feeling low, you can look back and reali... Read more
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      15 comments

I really like belonging to Challenge Teams. For the past few weeks, there have been plenty of challenges. They range from eating more freggies, increasing physical exercis... Read more
Belly Fat
Saturday, September 28, 2013      12 comments

I want to share this article with you. Since I am leading two Heart teams on Spark, I know how important heart disease is. I also was diagnosed with heart disease 9 years ago. I need to really work on ridding myself of belly fat. Getting rid of ... Read more
Challenge Reward
Monday, September 23, 2013      17 comments

I have been on Spark for many years. I have never considered a reward for reaching a goal. This is the time to do it. As I begin this round, of BLC 23, I have set my reward to be a size 10 jeans. I don't mean granny jeans. I want to have some N... Read more
BLC 23 Goals
Thursday, September 19, 2013      10 comments

I am very happy that I am beginning BLC 23 as an Ivory Falcon. Considering the fact that I really like to photograph birds, a falcon is a good fit for me. I am anxious to begin the challenge next week. I have many goals. Some of the goal... Read more
Thoughts of You
Tuesday, September 17, 2013      10 comments

Today was a good day. Frankly, most of the days, since I retired, are good days. No matter how good the day may be I think often of my dear parents who have left the empty chairs in my life. Many days we can think positive thoughts of the deceas... Read more
Bits and Pieces
Wednesday, September 11, 2013      12 comments

It has been a busy couple of weeks. DD's wedding, it is a second hoopla like the first. But still...kept me busy. Flying from Ohio back to our home in Florida. YAY! Talked to doctors offices about an upcoming colonoscopy in Novem... Read more
Making Progress - Who Knew That I Could Stick With This
Friday, August 16, 2013      30 comments

I have been up and down since starting Spark People in 2007. I lost weight and I gained it back. I have been doing well for the past 2 months. I have started calori... Read more

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