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Still Undertall (Special entry for women...and the men who love them)
Monday, March 14, 2016      22 comments

Ladies, did you know there are 8 different body types? I happened upon a website the other day that serves as a guide for dressing your particular bod... Read more
Still Undertall (It's Spring Challenge Time!)
Saturday, March 12, 2016      22 comments

Why do I join the 5% Weight Loss Challenges? Here is a list of "Pros" (I can't think of any "Cons"). 1. Setting a goal of losing 5% of my starting weight is more attainable. It's easier to reach a long-term goal by getting there 5% at a t... Read more
The Best Gift to Give, The Best Gift to Receive!
Monday, February 22, 2016      6 comments

One of today's featured articles on the SparkPeople start page is an article about donating blood. I wish every single member of SparkPeople would re... Read more
Still Under Tall (Hooray for New Beginnings!)
Saturday, January 02, 2016      7 comments

I really liked my good friend Carl's comment about being fearful of NOT reaching a goal. When we first set out on a plan we're all pumped up and rarin... Read more
Still Under Tall (I Pledge....)
Friday, January 01, 2016      2 comments

Please respond that you want your name added to the bottom of the list. Never Quit Pledge Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I ... Read more
Still Under Tall (Relax...ME???)
Saturday, November 14, 2015      8 comments

My DH called me after he got to work just a few minutes ago and instructed me to "relax" today. I have to say that before I joined Spark People it was much easier for me to be a "slug". Since becoming part of the Challenges, etc. I have more e... Read more
Still Under Tall (Blah days)
Monday, October 05, 2015      13 comments

I've been reading various wall posts from my team members and we're into week two of the 5% Fall Challenge. I'm seeing a trend that I'm all too familiar with and that's because I've been down this road so many times over the years. Gosh, s... Read more
Still Under Tall (Why I Am Here)
Monday, September 21, 2015      5 comments

Prior to each seasonal challenge we are asked to complete the following assignment: Today's assignment is to list 10 reasons you want to lose weight. What do you want to change? How do you want to look? How do you want to feel? What things ... Read more
Still Under Tall (Back to
Saturday, September 05, 2015      6 comments

Wow, the days since August 19 have been a real emotional rollercoaster. My dear sister-in-law lost her battle with Non Hodgkins Lymphoma on August 19. It breaks my heart that the last 10 months of her life were filled with so much pain an... Read more
Still Under Tall (Physical Activity and Exercise...what's the deal?)
Thursday, August 06, 2015      6 comments

We've been participating in this (and earlier) Challenges for some time now, and each day I read a comment or a blog on SP that pertains to how/what we count for our "Exercise Miles". Prior to each Challenge (on the Community Page) there is alw... Read more
Still Under Tall (Nothing good happens on a Monday)
Monday, August 03, 2015      2 comments

UGH! July ended on an almost positive note, but August isn't looking too cheery right now. After spending a wonderful day last Friday with 2 of our grandchildren we all got into the car to take them back to their other grandparents' house. Up... Read more
Still Under Tall (Still Keepin' On)
Wednesday, July 22, 2015      5 comments

Today is my 174th day of tracking my food. I know I have never tracked for that long a time. In fact, in the past, my usual time for staying with a healthy eating plan was 4 months tops. I was watching a "Mike and Molly" episode the other... Read more
Still Under Tall (Ack! This phone!)
Tuesday, July 21, 2015      6 comments

I have had a "wonky" cell phone for the past year. Last night was the proverbial straw, I kept getting messages that every program and process did not work. I couldn't even turn the phone off. I kept picturing myself smashing the cell phone a... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Still Under Tall (Put that fork DOWN!)
Saturday, July 11, 2015      31 comments

This week's challenge is to spend 20 minutes or more eating each main meal. I think the concept behind the challenge is spot-on, and in the last 6 months or so I've really made an effort to slow down and enjoy my food. I realize if I'm t... Read more
Still Under Tall (What I learned from Spring 5% Challenge)
Monday, June 01, 2015      17 comments

With a small feeling of trepidation I signed up for the Spring 5% Challenge. I had never participated in a Challenge like this and I wasn't sure I could keep up with the accountability portion that is required to be part of a team. I signe... Read more

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