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Do you have a voice?
Wednesday, December 02, 2020      14 comments

Do I have a voice. I didn’t really think so, especially here on Spark. I’m one in a ... however many members there are. I’m a small fish in a big pond. Currently, SparkPeople has nearly 16,000,000 registered members! I am a very small fish! ... Read more
New goal - 5 more pounds
Sunday, November 22, 2020      10 comments

Nov. 22, 2020... I’ve joined the 3% challenge with a Maintenance Team. That 3% is actually more than 5 lbs. either side of my new middle target, 149. ... Read more
Exercising - Plan B
Monday, November 16, 2020      21 comments

My last blog was about a recumbent elliptical. After further research, I am convinced this is a good invention. And with that, I checked out “marketplace” for a good deal. ... Read more
What is a Recumbent Elliptical?
Friday, November 13, 2020      6 comments

I used my elliptical this morning and watched my 30-minute show while “working out” and felt quite accomplished. I had gotten the 6 a.m. phone call to teach-on-call (afternoon only) at the high school - grade 8 physical education. I took the job... Read more
A “Walking Story” That Will Warm Your Heart
Tuesday, November 10, 2020      16 comments

Walking for health is great, but it can be so much more! emoticon Carson Swazey, a young man (19) with autism, lost 75 pounds walking to t... Read more
Pumpkin Spice ... It’s That Time of Year!
Wednesday, November 04, 2020      12 comments

The smell of pumpkin spice ... ahhhh! I love it! emoticon I saw a pre-mixed spice jar at the grocery story, flipped it over and read the i... Read more
I'm only human!
Saturday, October 31, 2020      22 comments

It had to happen . . . -falling off the wagon -giving in to temptation -slipping up -caving in emoticon I got to my goal (of 60 lbs... Read more
Are you in the zone?
Wednesday, October 21, 2020      13 comments

Am I pushed to exercise by my own motivation, or by the push of another person or a device? That’s easy ... by ME! emoticon This week, my ... Read more
Master Mind - my SP friends!
Monday, October 19, 2020      15 comments

What is a “Master Mind,” you ask? I didn’t know either. As a retired teacher, I was hearing about Master Mind Groups but didn’t really know what it was. I was out of the loop! ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 1 day became 6 months...
Friday, October 16, 2020      46 comments

April 16 - October 15, 2020 What an amazing six months it has been! It started with Day One: log onto SparkPeople, track everything I eat, and walk 10,000 steps daily. Sounds simple enough, and it was. Results: 59 pounds lost, BMI from obes... Read more
It starts with a blank page
Thursday, October 08, 2020      14 comments

April 16, 2020. Nothing special about this day ... except a TOTAL mind shift! It was the day I stopped looking out the window (afraid of COVID-19) and going for a walk. It was also the new commitment to me and my health: SparkPeople and... Read more
Vitamin Supplement Conundrum
Friday, October 02, 2020      14 comments

I love SparkPeople! I love the tracking of food, the communities, the interactions, the motivations, the stories, the recipes, and so much more! ... Read more
Oct 1 - New Goals!
Thursday, October 01, 2020      8 comments

October 1st! emoticon My oldest baby turned 32 today. The maple and sumac leaves are turning red. I had my sprinklers blown out today.... Read more
Real world challenges!
Friday, September 25, 2020      8 comments

So, here I am, five pounds from my goal - so close and yet so far. emoticon And what did yesterday throw at me? 1. A friend gave me plum... Read more
Adjustments - who is in charge?
Tuesday, September 22, 2020      4 comments

I’m getting closer to my weight goal and so I researched SP maintenance teams. It was interesting - so much support! I didn’t join a team, as I’m not there yet. Soon! ... Read more

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