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November Brings Thoughts of Being Thankful
Sunday, November 01, 2009      16 comments

November is the time many of us reflect on being thankful. In many parts of the world food is scarce. I live in the United States. There is an abundance of food. We take it f... Read more
Have a Happy Tuesday
Tuesday, October 27, 2009      15 comments

Monday I had a bit of a scratchy throat. I am determined not to let this discourage me. I have decided no matter what....I am going to make my Tuesday happy. I am making ... Read more
Trying to stay healthy with exercise
Saturday, October 24, 2009      11 comments

I have found that many times I can fight off illness with exercise. I did take a precaution, and received a seasonal flu shot a week ago. I am hoping to avoid the seasonal a... Read more
A Setback
Monday, October 19, 2009      27 comments

I have blogged about the automobile accident I was involved in this past August. I have been doing so well with my weight loss. I am actually two pounds lighter than my goal ... Read more
Gaining Knowledge
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      13 comments

When I started my Spark Journey, I had some knowledge about food and exercise. I had joined Weight Watchers twice. I had gone to Jazzercise, Curves, etc. I thought I knew som... Read more
Just loving the cooler days of October
Saturday, October 03, 2009      19 comments

The Autumn days are here. I just love the cool, crisp days. I enjoy sitting around a bonfire with a cup of soup or a cup of coffee. Being outdoors is great to exercise or do ... Read more
What's your favorite way to distract yourself while working out?
Sunday, September 27, 2009      16 comments

If I am at home and not doing a video or watching tv, I like to visualize while exercise. Quite often, I will close my eyes and imagine that I am on a beach or a beautiful se... Read more
A Wake Up Call for Women
Thursday, September 24, 2009      25 comments

In 2004, at age 49, I was diagnosed with heart disease. No one in my immediate family had suffered from it before I was diagnosed. I thought heart disease was a man's disease... Read more
The Biggest Loser really motivates me
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      21 comments

I watched The Biggest Loser this evening. WOW!! As it always does, it really sucked me in. I just love the coaches, the teams....Shay really has my interest. She has a lot of weight to lose. She has some emotional baggage. When I look at ... Read more
What's the most important lesson you've learned from the SparkPeople Coaches?
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      4 comments

This week's blog prompt gave me a chance to think about what I have learned from the coaches over the past two years. Spark People coaches have knowledge about exercise, hea... Read more
I took a time out on Friday
Saturday, September 19, 2009      13 comments

Friday was a day to just spend doing what I wanted. I don't seem to have those days as often as I would like. After a long vacation, of walking and spending time on the go....... Read more
I am now in my third year with Spark People
Monday, September 14, 2009      21 comments

Two years have quickly passed since I joined Spark People. I celebrated my two year anniversary last week. I must say that I am still as excited about this website as I was i... Read more
Ending one month and getting ready for another!!
Monday, August 31, 2009      16 comments

As August ends, I look forward to September. A new month brings promise. There are new goals, new ideas about how to maintain my weight and continue to live... Read more
Negative Thoughts
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      21 comments

There are days that I wake up and feel very positive. Days when I wake up positive, I have no problem eating well, exercising well and knowing that there are many wonderful op... Read more
Learning from past mistakes
Monday, August 17, 2009      20 comments

As I go through the journey with Spark, I remember many times I made mistakes as I tried to diet (sorry I had to use that 4 letter word). I would start off each time with big... Read more

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