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I was not expecting all of the emotions!
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      21 comments

Monday DH & I were hit in the rear of our vehicle by two cars. We have both been very sore. I miss exercising as much as I usually do. I know I will get back to it. This is ... Read more
Blog Prompt: How do you deal with setbacks?
Thursday, August 06, 2009      14 comments

Disappointments occur in life. It doesn't matter whether it is a job, a relationship there are always disappointments ---- or setbacks. It isn't so important how these occur,... Read more
Never Give Up
Monday, August 03, 2009      11 comments

Spark People is a community of very supportive people. I joined in September 2007. Like many other people, I thought losing weight was a very lonely journey. For that reason,... Read more
Do you think tracking food is an important part of weight loss? Why or why not?
Monday, July 27, 2009      19 comments

Keeping track of my daily food intake is very important for me. I need to pay attention to serving sizes. If I misjudge a portion size, it could be a disaster for me. Before ... Read more
Saturday, July 18, 2009      15 comments

When I look back over the years I realize how many excuses I have made for not finishing what I started. I got into really good shape before my marriage in 1984. I had joined... Read more
Looking forward to more blessings in July
Saturday, July 11, 2009      17 comments

July of 1984 I married my husband. It was a wonderful day and we have had many good years. There have major trials....deaths of parents, his sister, dear friends....but we ha... Read more
I am celebrating my independence!!
Saturday, July 04, 2009      16 comments

I have been a Spark member since September 2007. I have gained knowledge and confidence. I am celebrating my independence. I feel that I am now FREE from the chains that held... Read more
How do my friends influence my eating habits?
Tuesday, June 23, 2009      12 comments

I like the blog prompt. It reminded me of how I used to eat around my friends. I would have every intention of going out with friends to eat a healthy meal. As soon as we wer... Read more
Helping my youngest daughter on her weight loss journey
Thursday, June 18, 2009      21 comments

A couple of weeks ago I went to my youngest daughter's doctor appointment. She has PCOS, liver disease and pre-diabetes. In high school she probably wore a size 9...pretty av... Read more
A rough few weeks
Saturday, June 13, 2009      22 comments

I have mentioned on some of my team posts that the past few weeks have been rough. My stepmother is sick, has MRSA, and there is no one to help her but me. While I enjoy seein... Read more
Which area of your life is in need of moderation?
Tuesday, June 02, 2009      14 comments

I saw this as the blog prompt of the week. I need moderation in the area of relaxation. I have suffered from anxiety for years. Actually, I don't remember a time in my life w... Read more
A surprise on my recent trip
Sunday, May 24, 2009      18 comments

There were a few nice things that occurred on my recent trip this week. I did do well with my calorie intake. No sweets. No junk food. YAY ME! I exercised everyday that I wa... Read more
Going on a Spark Break
Monday, May 18, 2009      22 comments

Getting ready to go out of town on Tuesday. We will be back either Friday or Saturday. Since DH and I retired 3 years ago we leave quite often for short trips. I love it. I ... Read more
How Do I Keep Myself Motivated?
Tuesday, May 12, 2009      16 comments

When I had children, I realized that I had to keep myself healthy. A big fear was that I would be in poor health and perhaps die before my children were grown. Now I have gra... Read more
If my signficant other gained weight, would it bother you? Why or why not?
Thursday, May 07, 2009      12 comments

I like this blog prompt of the week. When Jerry and I were married over 25 years ago, my husband and I were thin. He was very thin and since he is over 6' he looked quite thin. As we have aged, our bodies have changed. Both ofn us have become - ... Read more

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