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It's great to be back!
Wednesday, August 16, 2017      7 comments

Gosh, it feels good to be back. I am going to purpose to use all the awesome tools offered by Sparkpeople and to really challenge myself to lose my unwanted pounds and become a healthier me. I hope to make some new friends along the way and poss... Read more
On My Way
Friday, October 17, 2014      8 comments

I am on my way! It's Friday and I weigh in at my TOPS Chapter on Friday mornings. This is also Day Five of my 100 Day Challenge. Today I weighed in with a two pound loss and was very happy. This is just the beginning of the healthier me. Ne... Read more
Should Have Been Doing This All Along
Wednesday, October 15, 2014      7 comments

The new year is closing in fast and I have been distracted and lazy about reaching goals for 2014. That situation is in the process of changing for the positive. I am focusing on each day in the short-term and looking toward the next 100 d... Read more
Off the Rabbit Trails At Last!
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      4 comments

It has been almost a year since I last blogged. How time flies. Unfortunately, I have done zilch in the weight loss department. Well, I am back and determined to be more intentional about losing the extra pounds, improving my health, and living ... Read more
What a week!
Saturday, March 02, 2013      2 comments

We had two snow storms within one week. I know that many of my Spark Friends experienced these storms as well, but it was very unusual for us here in Kansas. Our snow will be totally gone by tomorrow. I am sure some of you may still be digging o... Read more
Precious Life
Monday, January 21, 2013      7 comments

Read Psalm 139 for a wonderful picture of God's love for us. Read how we cannot get away from His presence; how he was there as we were formed in our mother's womb; and h... Read more
Met First Short Term Goal!
Friday, January 11, 2013      6 comments

I had gained to 211.4 before I became serious in this new year, but today I reached my first short term goal of losing five pounds. Actually, I have lost 6.2 pounds so I exceeded the goal a bit. My next short term goal will be 9 pounds which wi... Read more
Today's Choices
Wednesday, December 26, 2012      3 comments

I purpose to make choices today that will bring the results I desire tomorrow. I will purpose to make these right choices one day at a time for the next week. Talk about short term goals! This will take me into the new year and at that time I wi... Read more
Confession Time
Friday, December 14, 2012      5 comments

Oh wow! Here it is December 2012 and I have not lost the weight I wanted to lose this year. I wonder if I am alone in this situation? I know what I need to do to become healthy and to lose the weight but I haven't done it. I identify with ... Read more
Keys to Improving My Health Found!
Saturday, June 09, 2012      7 comments

Between Eat to Live and Made to Crave, I believe I have found the keys to improving my health both physically and spiritually. I am hoping to find a copy of Eat to Live today in Wichita. I saw Dr. Fuhrman on Dr. Oz last week and began eatin... Read more
My First Aquacise Class. Yes!!
Sunday, June 03, 2012      4 comments

My first Aquacise class on Friday was so much fun! I must admit my bad knees are still sore. I really need to see the doc about them. The water was so nice and warm and our instructor was really good. I had the strangest experience when I got ou... Read more
Haven't Done This in 30 Years!
Tuesday, May 29, 2012      6 comments

I did something today that I haven't done in about 30 years. I purchased a swim suit!! Not only that, I signed up for a agua class with two of my good friends. We are blessed in my town to have a community college that offers people over 55 an o... Read more
Made to Crave
Saturday, May 26, 2012      3 comments

I have just made a wonderful discovery here on Sparkspeople. The book I am reading, Made to Crave, has a team. This book is so full of truths and help. My friend. Sondra. and I are reading it and each Wednesday we meet and share what has helped ... Read more
O Happy Day!!
Friday, May 25, 2012      6 comments

My TOPS weigh in today was happy because I lost 3 pounds this week. I have found that it is essential for me to keep track of the carbs I consume as well as the calories in order to have a good weight loss. In a future blog I will share ab... Read more
Here's to success!
Tuesday, May 22, 2012      2 comments

I wish I could remember how many times I have made the decision to change my lifestyle by eating healthy and exercising regularly. For a time, I was doing better with the exercise than the healthy eating. I hesitated to write this blog just yet,... Read more

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