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Carry your Water exercise!
Monday, February 10, 2020      6 comments

This is a Premium Spark Coach exercise. Carry my water bottle with me everywhere I go. No brainer! I have carried it with me from day 1 here on Sparkpeople. I even drink from it frequently! 'Nuff said! No comments required. ... Read more
Talk myself out of an excuse!
Thursday, December 05, 2019      6 comments

This is a Premium coaching exercise: Talk myself out of an excuse. This may not quite fit but it happened to me yesterday. I had my menu planned out for the day which included a snack of Frito Lay's Munchies Cheese. I Planned one serving. ... Read more
What I can do today that I couldn't do before this Healthy Lifestyle change!
Sunday, August 04, 2019      16 comments

1. This morning I woke up without a backache! 2. I was able to put my compression stockings on without back, hand or arm pain. 3. I can cross my legs. 4. I no longer need a seat belt extender. 5. If need be I can walk up to... Read more
Montana Bound
Sunday, July 01, 2018      24 comments

We left WI early Saturday morning. Stayed in Jamestown. Early start this morning. Hope to be in Bozeman by 5PM. We arrived in Hamilton MT on Monday afternoon! I love this place, the country is so well, full of everything especially mountains. ... Read more
The last bite indeed!
Sunday, March 19, 2017      42 comments

This morning I thought about the last bite. A blog “There’s Always a Last Bite” (Martha324) Link below I had a bagel and whipped cream cheese with my morning coffee this morning and I paid attention to my bites. This is something I ... Read more
Sunday, March 05, 2017      34 comments

I just read a good article by Coach Dean Anderson, again, I have read it numerous times but it keeps reinforcing what I have learned from Spark People. Consistency! Consistency! Consistency! Is there a theme here? The article is called " ... Read more
Merry Christmas!
Saturday, December 24, 2016      4 comments

My back was fine just before I went into surgery on my left shoulder. My Chiropractor Dr G had told me he would get it in shape before the surgery so my body could concentrate on repairing the shoulder after surgery. He explained that it would ... Read more
Ouch! Hurt my back!!!
Thursday, November 03, 2016      11 comments

Well if I had acted on that first twinge two weeks ago I wouldn't be in the fix I am right now! I have not been doing my core exercises. They keep my core strong which keep my lower back protected! When will I learn! So I am going to my favor... Read more
There's a killer here!
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      17 comments

I have a small spiral notebook that I keep a record of my weight, day by day. I happened to go to the first page and noticed that on June 4th 2015 I weighed 167 lbs. I have to admit a lot of it was water weight. I had just come back from Monta... Read more
Still Maintaining my 166 lb weight loss after 6 years!!
Monday, September 05, 2016      19 comments

I had a couple comments on my last blog about 3 things I am proud of and I noticed it was written in 2014. Well, just so I set the record straight I am still maintaining!!! Woo Hoo me! I never thought it was possible for me to maintain my we... Read more
3 things I am proud of accomplishing!
Tuesday, July 01, 2014      11 comments

Today for spark coach requested we blog about three things we have accomplished that we are proud of. 1. I have been maintaining my weight loss even though I was on a road trip out to Montana from WI. Yea Me!!! 2. I have been going to m... Read more
Holiday Goal
Saturday, November 23, 2013      3 comments

My goal this holiday season is to Maintain! That's all I want to do. So I am involved in a challenge with my Team 300 lbs Plus and one of the challenges was to read an article and pick out three tips that you could promise yourself that you cou... Read more
7 Weeks after surgery! Exercise and Strength Training Woo Hoo!
Sunday, May 05, 2013      4 comments

I went to the Doctor last Tuesday. He finally released me from all restrictions regarding exercise and strength training. I have to say that my stomach is still numb so I don't feel things when I lean against them such as sinks or when my pers... Read more
Day 17 After Surgery
Thursday, April 04, 2013      5 comments

I went to the Doctor on Tuesday. He said I was coming along nicely. My legs are still swollen up. I finally got over to Walgreens and got a pair of Teds. Hopefully that will help. The doctor did say this is normal and if I wanted to get some... Read more
Day 13 After Surgery
Sunday, March 31, 2013      4 comments

I know by now you are getting tired of hearing from me. Well, I just wanted to say I went to Church last night for the Easter Vigil and made it through 2.5 hrs. I did take my cushion with me but I found I was able to stand up, sit down without ... Read more

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