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4th of July Weekend
Saturday, July 05, 2014      12 comments

I enjoyed the 4th of July. emoticon ... Read more
I Loved My Simple Life And My Loving Father
Saturday, June 14, 2014      17 comments

My father was the world to me. He was so much easier to speak to than my mother. He was less judgmental. We could talk in a way that made me know that he loved me. The em... Read more
Taking care of health problems
Thursday, May 29, 2014      20 comments

I did not get good results from the blood tests that my internist ordered. I have worked out everyday for several years. Some workouts are longer than others. However, I have continuously exercised. I do have a problem with eating more than I sh... Read more
Memorial Day Remberance
Monday, May 26, 2014      8 comments

We walked among the crosses Where our fallen soldiers lay. And listened to the bugle As TAPS began to play. The Chaplin led a prayer We stood with heads bowed low. And I thought of fallen comrades I had known so long ago. They... Read more
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
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

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