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Starting Over
Wednesday, January 01, 2020      4 comments

I've been struggling for quite a while now. I'm starting over- today. I'm not really making New Year's resolutions, but making the first of the year the first day of my new start. I made a hair appointment for this Saturday. A new haircut sh... Read more
Struggling But Not Drowning
Saturday, May 26, 2018      5 comments

I've been struggling with my journey to a healthy, medicine free life. Thanks to my 5% Challenge team the Determined Daisies, I've not let my weight get totally out of control. Statement of facts - not whining - my days are not my own. I... Read more
Watch Myself Closely
Tuesday, May 27, 2014      9 comments

I'm not much of a blogger, but I want to make an attempt to blog because it it the LTGL portion of the 5% Challenge this week. I have hit the first major bump in the road on my journey to become more healthy. Up until this point, I have be... Read more
There is Hope
Sunday, January 26, 2014      5 comments

I have hope again! I decided that this time I try to lose weight I would do something a little different so I posted before pictures, as well as started tracking my food. I went on my first low calorie diet (1,000 a day) when I was 12 years ol... Read more
One Year Ago
Monday, October 04, 2010      3 comments

One year ago I joined SparkPeople. I actually weigh more than I did at that time, however, I know that I'm eating better, exercising more, and living a more active lifestyle. I really appreciate everything that SparkPeople has helped me achiev... Read more
Blog to Express Gratitude
Thursday, September 30, 2010      5 comments

I am grateful for: my husband. my grandchildren. my job. my home. my children. my desire to change myself for the better.... Read more
I'm Back
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday I made a decision to not get on the internet in the evening. I also decided not to exercise. I wish I would have had the energy, but I didn't. Although I let the team down, I'm glad I made the decision. I'm feeling much less stress... Read more
Strange Phenomenon
Sunday, September 26, 2010      8 comments

I admit it. I am obsessed with weighing myself. Fortunately, if I weigh myself daily, I've managed to make this habit a friend rather than foe, meaning I don't beat myself up if my weight goes up. If I don't weigh myself this often, I allow m... Read more
To Do List Re-visited!
Monday, September 06, 2010      2 comments

I have a list of things to do to get my life in order. This 5 day respite just might do the trick. 1. Catch up with my Spark friends (I did this first). I might have spent too much time on this. 2. Use the nutrition tracker to earn ... Read more
Thursday, September 02, 2010      3 comments

It is a terrible thing to be grateful for, but I am. Our school is closed today and tomorrow because of septic system problems, Monday is a legal holiday, so I have 5 days off in a row. I will be babysitting my grandchildren on Saturday, but I... Read more
Thank You
Saturday, August 21, 2010      7 comments

This is a blog of thanks to my terrific team. When I was sad, a bit depressed, and very stressed about not always having the time to blog, you offered support. I now feel much better. My weight actually came back down in time for weigh in fro... Read more
Am I Using My Time Wisely?
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      9 comments

Thank you to everyone for understanding my need for sleep. Unfortunately, I still did not get enough. I am really grateful for a chance to explore the blogging aspect of SparkPeople. As I expressed in my first blog, this challenge has be... Read more
Time to Rest
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      7 comments

I've always been sensitive to my need for sleep although when I was younger, I was able to pull off miraculous all nighters. My mother has been quoted as telling me "You worry too much about how much sleep you are getting". Well today I ... Read more
Another First
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      11 comments

The Sizzling 2010 5% Challenge has been just that - A Challenge and filled with firsts. My first first was opening up to giving goodies without being timid. Then I moved on to adding some great ladies as friends. My heart just opened up when ... Read more