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No Electricity, probably for a week or more
Monday, April 13, 2020      6 comments

This morning our power went out soon after the alarm clock sounded. When John went outside, he found fallen tree that went across the driveway that had swept the corner of our garage and had ripped the power box off the side of the house. From w... Read more
Pocket Trail - Saturday March 28
Friday, April 03, 2020      3 comments

This place was like a Secret Garden to visit! ... Read more
Meeting Funloven (Sue)
Thursday, April 02, 2020      2 comments

Happiest April Fool's Day EVER!! I was incredibly blessed with a visit (with social distancing) with FUNLOVEN who has been one of several major encouragers in helping me to lose 30 pounds in the past year. ... Read more
Jackson Trail, 4 miles from home
Sunday, March 15, 2020      7 comments

These are a few photos from a recent hike on Jackson Trail ... Read more
See Rock City
Sunday, February 09, 2020      3 comments

We went for a walk today at Rock City. It is 10 minutes from my house, so if any of you SparkFriends are coming thru Chattanooga, this is a fun place to visit, and I could meet you there. I took a few photos to share. ... Read more
Vacation in Florida - December 2019
Saturday, February 08, 2020      7 comments

Our family in beautiful Juno Beach, FL Hiking ... Read more
Remembering February 2019
Monday, February 03, 2020      10 comments

I had a hard time getting started on the weight loss journey. I was so frustrated with myself, being at my highest weight ever, but not weighing to know what that was. I was trying to get started in February 2019. Then there was a lunch m... Read more
Earned Flight Wings for Winter 5% Challenge - Shooting Stars
Wednesday, January 08, 2020      3 comments

Ready to begin Saturday ... Read more
My jeans are a little loose!
Friday, November 29, 2019      7 comments

One of the reasons I wanted to lose weight was to fit into my jeans that I was unable to wear last winter. They are actually a little bit loose right now! ... Read more
Views from hike from Covenant College to Sunset Rock on Bluff Trail - Sunday
Wednesday, November 27, 2019      3 comments

I could not have done this in the spring!!!! And I had no stress in my knees!!!!! Wonderful time!!! ... Read more
Views from our hike on Lookout Mountain today
Saturday, November 23, 2019      6 comments

Wet leaves and rocks made this challenging. I'm convinced I'm ready to do my goal of hiking up Lookout Mountain; however, I want to wait until the trails are cleared of the leaves. I could not have done this in the spring. I was not strugglin... Read more
My Reward for 25 pounds lost
Thursday, November 21, 2019      8 comments

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Vision Board for reasons I want to lose weight
Wednesday, November 20, 2019      4 comments

A visual respresentation of more energy, better balance, better A1C, better cholesterol, have clothes that fit better, be able to hike, to hike up Lookout Mountain, to be prepared to hike in Cornwall, to enjoy snorkelling, to be able to swim wit... Read more
How I feel when a friend asks me to go out to eat at a restaurant
Friday, November 15, 2019      7 comments

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How "This time IS different!"
Wednesday, November 13, 2019      6 comments

I've had a weight problem since 4th grade. In high school, I gained 17 pounds that has never left my body for very long. So, throughout my college and young adult years, I was about 10 pounds overweight. If I lost it, I had serious cravings a... Read more

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