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Mini Vacation
Friday, September 26, 2008      7 comments

This week I took a four day trip. I was able to stay on track and not gain weight. I decided to wear a pedometer and will be able to add my exercise to the fitness tracker. I walked 2.6 miles two days. One day I walked 1.5 miles. Between doing t... Read more
A rough week
Friday, September 19, 2008      4 comments

Sunday started off like any other day. The weather forecast said we may get some "strong" winds and some rain in late afternoon. As late morning came, the winds were getting a little strong...remember Hurricane Ike had hit the south...I am in Oh... Read more
One year with Spark
Thursday, September 11, 2008      5 comments

So tomorrow is my one year anniversary with Spark. I remember how excited I was when I first came to Spark on the suggestion of my daughter. I just could not believe how exciting it was. There were so many tools. I loved the wheel so I could get... Read more
Friday, September 05, 2008      4 comments

I went to my cardiologist for my 6 month check up. Since I was diagnosed with heart disease in 2004, I have been taking many meds including some to lower my cholesterol. I went through cardiac rehab and learned how to eat healthy and to exercise... Read more
It took me a while to understand...
Wednesday, August 27, 2008      11 comments

I really didn't understand lifestyle changes until I came to Spark. There were many times in the past that I would lose weight. I would exercise at gyms, I would go to Weight Watcher meetings....I really did all the right things...for awhile. ... Read more
Thursday, August 21, 2008      5 comments

My attitude is getting better. The exercise, the healthy foods and all the certainly is making in a difference in how I feel about myself. I mentioned to my therapist the other day how I am exercising even more now. She told me to jou... Read more
Another pound lost
Tuesday, August 12, 2008      7 comments

Okay, so I joined the challenges last week and was quite excited to lose one pound. At this time I am still down. But it seems as though this week it is one thing after another. This week is my granddaughter's birthday and we will be having cak... Read more
Monday, August 04, 2008      10 comments

Okay, I have hit a plateau and I have been sitting there for months!!! I keep exercising, most days I am eating within my calorie range and okay, I am really trying to drink all of my water (don't do it everyday though). So I have decided for t... Read more
Since I joined SP
Friday, July 25, 2008      9 comments

I have seen many changes in my body since I joined SP - -I can get on the floor and play with my grandchild without getting sore and I do have flexability. -I am less fatigued because of my exercise. -I don't crave sweets everyday. If I... Read more
Good days
Wednesday, July 16, 2008      6 comments

Yesterday my youngest daughter and I tried a new exercise tape, The Biggest Loser. What great exercise because you see people working out that look like REAL people and not slim models....when I work out I want to look at people on tape that are... Read more
So excited
Saturday, July 12, 2008      6 comments

Okay, I just returned from vacation and did not gain any weight. Okay, I was only gone for four days. But still...I did exercise by walking everyday for at least 30 minutes. I drank mostly water. I ate a lot of veggies and fruits. I did not ove... Read more
Stuck but still trying....
Saturday, June 28, 2008      4 comments

Well, I have been exercising most everyday and most days I stay within my calorie range. I have not been seeing the scale go down. I do take a lot of medication for various medical problems which probably means it will take longer. But even thou... Read more
I am making progress
Sunday, June 22, 2008      5 comments

While sitting here today I have noticed something. I started therapy in March for issues I should have addressed some time ago. I had not really noticed much improvement but today I realized one issue that I had rarely addressed. Anger that I ha... Read more
Tuesday, June 03, 2008      4 comments

I have really enjoyed the team challenges. I have not had difficulty with exercising since I enjoy it. However, consuming a lot of vegetables or fruit has been more of a problem for me in the past. It is great to have a goal on one of my teams o... Read more
Okay, I finally did it
Wednesday, March 12, 2008      4 comments

I finally went to see a professional today to find out why I am so depressed ? I am ONLY 52 and just now getting the courage up to try to make myself feel better. And I feel a little better speaking with someone who REALLY understands. I will be... Read more

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