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I'm Back
Saturday, October 03, 2015      3 comments

Still not where I want to be, but I will get there. I had to have some vein surgery in July and my recovery took longer than I anticipated. I am beginning to get my energy and stamina back. It has been 6 months since knee replacement surgery an... Read more
Lean Lessons Life after TKR
Tuesday, May 19, 2015      1 comments

9 wks. since surgery and I gained 20 lbs. back emoticon . Since my exercise was limited and depended on hubby to f... Read more
Lean Lessons Facing TKR surgery
Sunday, March 15, 2015      1 comments

Facing knee replacement surgery Tues. Hopeful my weight loss and exercise program will make my recovery easier. I will be off the computer for a few days. Thanks SP for encouraging and supporting me for the past year and a half. I look forwa... Read more
Merry Christmas
Thursday, December 25, 2014      3 comments

Merry Christmas everyone!... Read more
Lean Literary Lines "But I Didn't"
Sunday, November 23, 2014      2 comments

It's been awhile since I have written on my blog. A lot of things have happened in the past month a grandchild born 2 months early and a 53 year old nephew having double by-pass surgery. I suppose I could have allowed this to be an excuse t... Read more
Recipe Pumpkin Pudding
Thursday, November 20, 2014      0 comments

low cal. pumpkin pudding (something LEANIE64 concocted ..1 c. Greek yogurt, 1/2 c. pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice to taste, 1\2 t. vanilla, and stevia to taste..).... Read more
Lean Literary Lines III "Unexpected Conversation"
Friday, October 10, 2014      0 comments

Doctor's appointment yesterday went great. My PA told me that I have lost 70 lbs. since last year and discussed how I had done it. Exercise, portion control, and eating healthier foods was my end of the conversation. PA said all these things... Read more
Lean Literary Lines II
Saturday, October 04, 2014      1 comments

For those of us struggling to overcome set backs whether we're trying to reach our goal weight or trying to maintain it I leave you with this thought. “Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and abs... Read more
Lean Literary Lines
Tuesday, September 30, 2014      1 comments

Today I asked myself if this journey was going to end in me reaching my goal of maintaining a healthy weight. I've done this at least 5 times before and failed each time. How is this time different? To answer that I had to think about why I f... Read more
Monday, September 29, 2014      0 comments

I had a great weekend with my grandchildren and my hubby. My exercise burst on Friday afternoon was passing a soccer ball with my 12 yr. old grandson which was such a joy. Then on Sat. went to my 16 yr. old grandson's cross country meet and w... Read more
After 1 Year Lessons Learned
Sunday, September 28, 2014      6 comments

Sept. 19 marked 1 year of being on SparkPeople. What a journey it has been. I have lost 65 lbs. in that year. Though I have not lost as much as I had hoped by now, I feel a sense of accomplishment. I had a long term goal back in June to hav... Read more
Breaking the Chains of the Scale
Sunday, September 28, 2014      4 comments

I have spent a lifetime being terrified by the scale but recently I saw this photo. which set me free from the scale. I no longer will be held captive by this scale, but ra... Read more
Soul Searching I
Saturday, August 23, 2014      3 comments

Recently I read a blog from a fellow Sparker and she had fallen short of her weight loss goals. Who among us has not failed at meeting a weight loss goal? We can grow through failure by using it to understand ourselves better. This week I ... Read more
Getting a Grip!
Wednesday, August 20, 2014      2 comments

This morning after reading a featured blog Steph -Knee Uncensored 2 about how she thought losing the weight would fix everything. As if weight loss was her only problem in life. Reading this blog was like reading my mind. Since July I... Read more
Back on track
Thursday, July 31, 2014      0 comments

Tonight I finally feel like I'm back on track. Lately I have not been making any progress toward my weight loss goal. I haven't gained any weight, but I haven't lost any either this month. At the beginning of the month I decided to cut back o... Read more

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