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Long time, no blog.
Monday, September 14, 2009      3 comments

Yes, It has been a long time since I've added anything here. I'm not much of a blogger, spending all my posting energy on the teams, not to mention the fact that I'm not very good at it....blogging I mean. Got a question for my Spark Friends? ... Read more
The journey continues.....
Saturday, December 13, 2008      2 comments

Today I joined the new Spark Community Team. I'm so excited to have a new kick in the pants to keep me keeping on. Although I started Spark almost a year ago, that is not the beginning of my weight-loss story. I've been at it for years, u... Read more
Wednesday, October 15, 2008      0 comments

For me, I think the thing that's worked is a major "attitude adjustment" that gives me a degree of acceptance. I ACCEPT that there's no "magic bullet". I ACCEPT that my journey will be slow, because my descent into this unhealthy sta... Read more
Wednesday, August 20, 2008      0 comments

I don't know where this originated. It didn't happen to me. But it's a little insight that all of us need to read and be aware of. As a retired nurse myself, I know that the information here is accurate for many people. We ladies often don... Read more
Helpful Hubby
Thursday, August 07, 2008      0 comments

A few days ago, I complained of being bored. It was too hot and muggy to go for a walk. Thunderstorms were threatening, so going swimming would be unwise. Hubby chimed in and offered a suggestion. He said, "Go to the grocery store and read ... Read more
Cinnamon and Honey
Tuesday, June 24, 2008      1 comments

Bet the drug companies won't like this one getting around. Facts on honey and cinnamon: It is found that a mixture of honey and cinnamon cures most diseases. Honey is produced in most of the countries of the world. Scientists of today al... Read more
Miss Anna--My Mother--My Best Friend
Wednesday, May 07, 2008      3 comments

Mother's Day is here again. It brings with it the memory of my own Mother. My Mother was a beautiful woman. She was movie-star gorgeous. Something of a cross between Lana Turner and Maureen O'Hara. ( You younger ones won't know them, but those o... Read more
First Day of Swimsuit Bootcamp
Sunday, May 04, 2008      1 comments

This is going to be tough for me. Later this week I fly out of state for two weeks with family. Access to a computer will be limited, and food control will be iffy. All I can say is that I will do the best I can and try not to get crazy. ... Read more
Can This Be Counted as Exercise?
Thursday, May 01, 2008      1 comments

Today had been interesting...and EXHAUSTING! Next week, I'm going for a two-weeks visit with family in Texas. My clothing is in a state of "flux", so I started trying things on, to figure out what I can take on my visit. (I have lots of di... Read more
Pregnancy and Weigh Gain/Loss
Monday, April 21, 2008      1 comments

Since I'm 66 years young, you might ask why am I writing about pregnancy? In response to the many instances I've read on Spark from ladies who feel that their weight issues began during and after pregnancy, I feel that my little story is somewha... Read more
Ten Fat-Burning Foods
Monday, April 21, 2008      2 comments

Eat 'n Lose: 10 Fat-Burning Foods! By Sheri Strykowski eDiets Contributor Stoke your metabolic fire and burn calories faster with diet-friend... Read more