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And Again.....
Wednesday, September 16, 2020      5 comments

I have not been very successful with this weight loss thing. My fault, all on me...Sparks has helped because I habitually log food and exercise. Believe it or not I love to exercise! Not the over the top - dead weight lifting or running for 5 mi... Read more
Trying something new
Wednesday, January 24, 2018      4 comments

As noted in my most recent blog - I have spent over 1 year struggling with health. It has prevented me from even doing simple things like walking or bending over to sort wash. I have put on weight and now I can even feel my stomach sagging! I... Read more
Back again
Tuesday, January 16, 2018      2 comments

Well, I was doing good - gym twice a week, walking 3 - 5 miles 3 or more days each week, staying active in the yard and feeling much better about myself - then it all went to pieces. Since Nov of 2016 I have been at the doctors constantly - one... Read more
Size DOES Matter
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      1 comments

I'm back again, lost count of how many times I have come and gone. My newest "revelation" came yesterday. Size does matter! and size can be attributed to lots in my journey. First my size, the size the scale tells me I am, how I look in the ... Read more
Following Up As Promised
Sunday, January 10, 2016      1 comments

When I posted on New Years I promised to follow up - I did get on the scale. I was praying it would say under 180 because I have been so very bad - the verdict....179 - I should be thankful I guess. But all I can think is that is 7 pounds over... Read more
New Year - New Start - Again
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      4 comments

Well, here I am for about the 10th year I think. I go up, I go down, I go back up. The past few years, I have tried harder and lost more, inches and pounds but not enough and then came the set backs again. I got sick, a major lower respirator... Read more
She's Back
Thursday, March 26, 2015      2 comments

By the beginning of winter I was enjoying weight loss, exercise but winter changes things. I started off well, started doing Jillian Michaels - making sure I got in 10,000 steps by using the gazelle, All was well until after Christmas. After ... Read more
Week 5 - Day 33 - Sometimes There's a Light!
Thursday, July 10, 2014      0 comments

Well, I've been slumping - admitted it and scales were confirming but my body told me too - depression was worse - feeling fat! So yesterday I came home from work in a bad mood again - about 4th time in less than two weeks and I decided to go t... Read more
Week 5 - Day 31 - I Can Tell I'm Slumping
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      0 comments

Easy way to see if you are keeping with it - my last blog was over one week ago - when you get in a slump you back slide at everything - all kinds of things are coming at me - work - family - the fact that I am not loosing like I want to - I hav... Read more
Week 4 - Day 25 - In A Slump
Wednesday, July 02, 2014      0 comments

So I took off the watch my snacks from my challenge list cause I was doing so well and like a naughty child I snacked - one night right before bed after I had posted that I did not eat after dinner. Result - the scales went up - I'm getting rea... Read more
Week 4 - Day 23
Monday, June 30, 2014      2 comments

Not much different today - I did a walk at lunchtime because I knew I was not running tonight - that way I got in my steps. Worked in the garden when I got home and then did Jillian. So far I am meeting challenges though I am hungry right n... Read more
Week 4 - Day 22 - Lessons Learned In A New Life Style
Sunday, June 29, 2014      0 comments

The good thing about keeping this fairly consistent blog is that I can see what is and is not working - I see what I am really putting into this thing and I see how I fail - last week despite the weight not coming off - I stayed pretty consisten... Read more
Week 3 - Day 19 - Baby on the way - no time for health
Thursday, June 26, 2014      0 comments

Bad day for Sparking - it was humid out - too humid to walk at lunch because I would have been all sweaty for the second half of my work day. Had to do groceries so no time for a work-out or a run - only thing healthy is how I ate and did not ... Read more
Week 3 - Day 19 - Still In Limbo
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      0 comments

Kept the cell phone by my bed last night in case the baby arrives - all night long it vibrated with useless garbage texts but I had to look each time and I was tired this AM - Tough day at work - a bad mood for two of us so we went for a walk a... Read more
Week 3 - Day 18 - It's a Roller Coaster Ride
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      0 comments

Last night after I posted I started getting terrific chest pain - not a heart attack but strange enough that I thought maybe I was having a panic attack - haven't had one of those in years - I went to food - ate popcorn and a mozzarella stick af... Read more

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