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The Season Of Giving
Thursday, December 24, 2015      20 comments

Most of us are busy during the holiday season. We shop, we want to find the right gift for that special a mother I really do not think ... Read more
Things Have To Get Better
Friday, December 18, 2015      21 comments

My mood has been low this week. Today was the worst. Earlier in the week I went to the dermatologist for eczema on my eyelids (yeah, I get it there once a year.) I also had a red blotch that has been on my face, below my right eye, for a couple ... Read more
Spark Support Give And Take
Saturday, November 28, 2015      28 comments

I have been reading blogs from my Spark friends and others. I find that our friends that receive a lot of support find more support. Others will come and go because they feel invisible or forgotten. After saying that, I also find there are some ... Read more
Thankful In November
Thursday, November 05, 2015      19 comments

This morning I went swimming. It is still very hot in Florida. Our temps over the past few days have been in the 90s. Swimming is a great way to get... Read more
Challenging Myself To Track Properly
Monday, October 05, 2015      16 comments

Tracking is such an important part of our journey to lose weight. It is a habit that began, for me, when I started Weight Watchers. I was successful with WW because throughout the day I would list what I ate. Therefore, I would not forget any... Read more
There Is SOME Progress...Still On My Journey
Saturday, September 26, 2015      22 comments

It is autumn, already, the year is passing quickly. I have made some progress in my journey. I can tell that my waist is a bit smaller due to my combo of strength exercises and cardio. Not eating after dinner and water intake has also helped. I ... Read more
Had A Nice Day - Smile
Wednesday, September 09, 2015      20 comments

What a nice day. I missed the gym but I did take a walk. I went to get my nails done. Also, had a great chat with a friend. I stepped on the scale. There is no recent weight loss. But no gain either. I am continuing to skip any eating after... Read more
This And That......On A Saturday
Saturday, September 05, 2015      18 comments

I have gained 3 pounds in the past month. I normally stay close to the same weight. Too many activities have revolved around food recently. I have not decreased any exercise so that is not an issue. I have decided NO FOOD after 6pm. Normally, I ... Read more
Better Choices
Thursday, August 13, 2015      16 comments

After I read my Spark Friend, MexGal1's recent blog, it brought to mind things that I see at the grocery store. When I go grocery shopping I see so much junk food. I am a bit nosy and often look in others grocery carts. When I see a cart full ... Read more
It Has Been A Busy Summer But I Am Seeing Progress
Wednesday, August 12, 2015      18 comments

This summer we have had three sets of family members visit us. It was great, but it certainly kept us busy. I will say that it has made our retired and slow lives a lot more interesting. I have been able to keep up with exercise. I had to skip t... Read more
I Avoided Another Major Fall (Thank You God) - This Time It Was The Shower!
Thursday, July 23, 2015      28 comments

Being an active BLC Camo Crew member, exercise is so important for me. In 2011 I fell and broke several bones. One left me with a disability in my right shoulder. Today I woke up and decided to head to the gym. So I went to the shower before put... Read more
I will be using the all knowing Magic 8 Ball to make all decisions!
Sunday, July 19, 2015      18 comments

Sometimes I feel as though I may as well use a magic 8 ball to make decisions. I sometimes make the craziest decisions. It is the same way wit... Read more
Busy Week, Family, My Jeans Were Tight Today
Friday, July 17, 2015      12 comments

We are enjoying our week. Because we are retired, many days are slow and quiet. It is only when we have family with us that we have a lot of activity. My exercise has continued this week. I have not been able to go to the gym as often. But I hav... Read more
Feeling Better
Tuesday, June 23, 2015      23 comments

It has been a couple of weeks since I started using a CPAP for severe sleep apnea. I was hesitant at first. I really did not want to sleep with it. As a person that has had severe headaches, since childhood, I am pleasantly surprised that ... Read more
On A Snacking Binge
Sunday, June 07, 2015      15 comments

It seems that I do so well eating within calorie range for 2 or 3 weeks. I find that I then fall back into the mode of snacking. When I was young, e... Read more

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