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Ground Hog's Day
Friday, January 30, 2015      3 comments

Since Monday is Ground Hog's Day it is appropriate for me to be doing this weight loss thing AGAIN! This time just need to lose 25#. I am so pleased with the new food tracker here that it has encouraged me...what a time saver! Have a great ... Read more
Weight Watchers
Friday, April 04, 2014      3 comments

I went to join Weight Watchers, but when I asked about keeping track of carbs, proteins, and fats. They had no answer for me other than to say I could "figure" it out by reading nutrition labels. I have to say I learned from spark my biggest nut... Read more
1st eight days progress
Sunday, March 30, 2014      2 comments

Eight days a week...eight days back on spark and already 3# down! I am excited and motivated since my body is readily cooperating with me and this spark plan...tracking food and exercise...plus water, water, water! ... Read more
Motorcycle endorsement
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      6 comments

Hey, during my leave of absence, I did take up motorcycle riding. Aug 20th, 2011, was the first time ever for me to get on a bike. July 3rd, 2012, I passed the DMV test with a 96. Not a bad score for a 56 year old! Ten days later, I put 355 mile... Read more
Distracted
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      1 comments

Boy, did I get distracted! Reuniting with classmates and neighbors from 50 years ago has taken its toll as I "chat" with them online and don't workout, track my food intake, and get enough sleep to be at a healthy weight/strength. Some friends a... Read more
New Year: Another chance to choose life, live healthy!
Sunday, January 01, 2012      2 comments

Damn it. It will be a good year if I have anything to say about it! I deserve the best and will NOT let ANYONE distract me! This year has to be so very different than 2011:-)... Read more
Back to the USSR (Sparkpeople)
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      1 comments

Nine weeks to lose 15#, August 24th. My husband is going to help me this time since he's also lost weight and gained a few pounds back:( Sparkpeople here I come with the trackers... THAT didn't happen! Ugh!!!... Read more
29 year journey
Sunday, January 16, 2011      3 comments

Tomorrow it will be the anniversary of my husband asking me to help him learn many things in life; he wanted me to marry him. Nine weeks later we were married...Now, I am setting my goal to relose 15# in 9 weeks for our 29th wedding anniversary... Read more
Ready for be WITCHING!
Friday, October 29, 2010      1 comments

WOW! I ran into a customer at a store today complaining about the cashier...little did she know I was a fellow employee at another location:) I lit into the lady and told her she should be happy she didn't have to hook up and horse and buggy to ... Read more
Ring repair!
Thursday, October 21, 2010      3 comments

After nearly 9 months of therapy and exercises I gotmy ring back today! The finger size was small enough for the ring to be made bigger without popping any of the side stones out! The final size for my finger, previously a 6.5 is now an 8.25, bu... Read more
morning walk
Friday, October 15, 2010      1 comments

I was challenged by the example of a coworker to walk to work and time it. Today, I did so. It was a day off for me. I was able to walk 12 miles at a rate of 14.3 minutes/mile. I learned alot...wore too many clothes, forgot an extra battery for ... Read more
Ready for year two!
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      2 comments

I am beginning my second year of weight loss/management after taking 5 weeks off. It has been a time of rejuvenation, moving son to college, dejunking the garage, reorganizing our home, having mini vacations, taking walks, readying my bike for w... Read more
Depression
Monday, October 04, 2010      1 comments

I'm struggling with depression this week. A very unreliable coworker who we were lead to believe resigned was put back into the schedule and is NOT leaving. Due to two other people's vacation days I will have to work with said "worker" three day... Read more
messy mind
Sunday, September 26, 2010      1 comments

This sparkpeople site and the people on it are messing with my mind. Tonight while my husband shopped for the weeks nutrition list he dropped me off at the school nearby and I told him I'd walk/run until he returned. He was gone 70 minutes. Duri... Read more
Husband "drag" update
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      4 comments

This evening I needed to run an errand. My husband volunteered to walk with me and walk he did! He trucked 2 miles in 32 minutes and instead of whining, he was hurrying up hills! His blood pressure sure got pretty high, but his sense of accompli... Read more

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