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A Misguided Journey
Monday, July 07, 2014      5 comments

Here I am again trying to get back to goal... I met my goal of 50 lbs and hurriedly regained 30 lbs. I have started this journey so many times, but not being a quitter, I am at it again! I am down 9 lbs since I have restarted, and hop... Read more
2013 Is Going to Be a Short Year????
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      6 comments

Can August really be going so fast? Can we be over half way through 2013? My life seems to be whizzing by. My DGD turns 29 tomorrow, her brother will be 24 the next day and better than that, DGD's daughter, Sloan, is now 3 1/2 and it seem... Read more
Another Unntended Beginning To a New Journey...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      5 comments

Since my retirement in 2009, I have vowed I would go to the Senior Center and join so I could make new friends. You know the tale of all good intentions and and where they went. Last week wth the whole-hearted support of all my lovely Spar... Read more
Just Plain Tired of Starting Over!
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      20 comments

I am sick of this...and sick of me! Now I know better. I lost 50 lbs when I first joined Spark almost 5 years ago, and here I am with a weight gain for last year. I don't like myself. I have started so many ways to lose weight and it never "... Read more
Commited Again...?
Saturday, September 29, 2012      11 comments

I have signed up for the Fall 5% Challenge which will be my second season with them...I really love this team and although I did not do very well last time around, I truly hope to do well this time. I have just not put my mind to it and that is... Read more
Doing a Virtual 5K... (See Update Below.)
Monday, August 27, 2012      11 comments

Last week, I started doing a Virtual Walk Your Way 5 K...I thought this might be a good way to get some much needed exercise and to challenge myself. I don't have a walking partner and being rather confined taking care of my 2 1/2 year old GGD,... Read more
What Next...?
Monday, August 13, 2012      7 comments

I have lived a long and learning road! I try never to be amazed at what comes at me from this deteriorating world! God made it so perfect and we have really screwed it up! He told us to ask and He will hear...thus prayer. Nothing wrong w... Read more
Not Too Impressed!
Saturday, August 11, 2012      5 comments

After a few weeks of being 81, I am definitely not impressed. But make the best of it, I will. I have yet many things on my bucket list to accomplish. Losing weight has long been one of those desires. Since I don't go out much t... Read more
Never Quit Pledge
Saturday, August 04, 2012      2 comments

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 pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to stop being so critical of ... Read more
Another Year So Soon!?!
Sunday, July 22, 2012      10 comments

It is hard to believe that another year has past...I will be 81 tomorrow and Sloan is now 2 1/2. We have both had a tremendous year and as I grow older, I know how each year Sloan will be hoping to grow up too. Today, my family celebrated... Read more
Hard to be a Loser...Never a Quitter.
Friday, July 13, 2012      5 comments

Today I come not to boast about what I have done right...but to confess my shortcomings. I am not doing what I want to accomplish and the only way I know to keep going is to confess what I wish I could do. When I first lost all that 50 lbs... Read more
Better Late Than Never????
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      5 comments

I have not contributed a blog since April 2011. I did not realize it had been that long and while I was blogging, it seemed to help me stay on track. I have been consumed with my lovely Sloan, DGGD, who turned 2 this year. What a joy for ... Read more
Love at 80
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      18 comments

It has been some time since I offered a blog, but could not pass up the opportunity given me on this past Sunday. It was the first birthday of Sloan, my GGD. It was a perfect ... Read more
My Blessings...
Friday, October 29, 2010      8 comments

It is with gratitude that I thank the Heavenly Father for all the blessings of 2010. My GGD was born on April 17th and she is such a joy! Because I watch her during the week, we have become very close and how I treasure that time we have t... Read more
My Journey...
Saturday, September 04, 2010      12 comments

In May 2008, I began my journey with Sparkpeople. All went well the first 17 months...I lost 50 lbs and reached my goal. I was able to keep the weight off from September 28 2009 to around Thanksgiving of that year! Not very long! Now, tw... Read more

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