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It helps to see the difference...
Monday, May 21, 2018      4 comments

My weight loss has been slow... and at my weight, no one really has noticed. Tonight, I saw a photo of myself from 2006... at 389 lbs... and compared it with one from today at 312 lbs... a difference of 77 lbs... It really doe... Read more
Setting Goals
Monday, January 22, 2018      4 comments

So... I'm taking one of Spark Guy's challenges... on goals... Day 1 - done... My goals... -drinking 2.5 cups of water /day (I'm starting all over again on drinking water... not my favorite thing to do) -logging in daily (haven't done thi... Read more
Dreams without goals are merely dreams.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014      4 comments

Had a month or so of strep infection, pneumonia, trip to Michigan, another to Iowa, and life... got a little off track - especially in exercising at home. I'm back to water walking 2-3 times a week... and doing pretty good at keeping my calori... Read more
Feeling good...
Saturday, August 09, 2014      7 comments

I stayed at my goal for calories - around 1580! I water jogged today - 45 minutes! I drank all 8 cups of water! A VICTORY TODAY - I had to go into the dollar store to get some things for church - looking for stickers of food, flowers, s... Read more
Friday, August 08, 2014      4 comments

Got 38 min of chair aerobics in! Drank 8 c of water! My food intake was over my goal... but in the 1800's - definitely could do better tomorrow... Busier day tomorrow - baby Benjamin (now 2 years old) arrived tonight - :)... Read more
All in all - a good day!
Wednesday, August 06, 2014      1 comments

I recently bought 4 chair exercise dvds... and exercised with one this a.m. - for 31 minutes :) and then went to the pool to water jog! However, I'm a little over my caloric goal and didn't get all 8 cups of water in... I'll make about 3... Read more
Lost 5 inches!
Monday, August 04, 2014      8 comments

My scale is broken... but I've recently gotten back to taking measurements... so - I measured again this a.m. - first time since July 1st. I have a terrible memory, so I couldn't tell if I'd made progress or not... I steeled myself for the sad ... Read more
Taking my own advice...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014      5 comments

Ok... I'll try to be succinct... though that's not my strength... lol When I joined SP in 2011, my life had slowed down and stabilized. I could put my full effort into weight loss. I started chair exercising and tracked as much as possibl... Read more
Some days.... Up, Down, Touch the Ground
Monday, May 05, 2014      6 comments

My 2 year old grandson is recently obsessed with Winnie the Pooh. As you may know, Winnie really likes his honey... and he's a self-proclaimed stout teddy bear. Here is his exercise song :) https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=-XxG... Read more
An unusual weekend...
Monday, January 06, 2014      8 comments

We enjoyed having all three grandchildren here from Friday evening through Saturday evening (and Baby Benjamin is still here); however, it didn't turn out the usual way... Friday evening, 5 yr old Andrew had a pretty heavy nosebleed. The... Read more
If only...
Monday, December 30, 2013      5 comments

I still need to write a regular blog post... I keep putting it off, and am doing so today as well... but couldn't pass up the opportunity to share this :) ... Read more
9 Sleeps!
Monday, September 30, 2013      3 comments

9 sleeps until my love returns! My hubby is safely in Arizona! Thank You, Father! Man, both knees are killing me today! but have over 2000 steps in today... (for me, that's good... but it's all at the expense of painful knees). My... Read more
It's hard to be the best grandma without the best grandpa here...
Saturday, September 28, 2013      4 comments

Life has gotten complicated! To put the right perspective on what my life is right now, I need to preface this by saying that about a month ago, I fell on my face (but mostly on my right knee), having tripped over a toy in the garage. A we... Read more
If I wait...
Sunday, September 22, 2013      3 comments

This probably epitomizes me - all wrapped up in a single sentence... ... Read more
Echo Cardiogram results
Friday, August 30, 2013      4 comments

It's been a whirlwind here since I last posted... wow... there's a lot to say and I don't want to bore you... so... hmmm... the short story? I'll try! I took 3 trips this year (2 by plane to Arizona/New Mexico; 1 by car from Wisconsi... Read more

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