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Advice to Starting Sparkers ~~~The 3 Important Components That Helped Helped Me Lose The Weight!
Thursday, October 14, 2010      7 comments

Commitment~~~This was NOT the hardest component for ME,but I think many people get overwhelmed and give up.It helps to have a goal/motivator in mind{mine was to be at a healthy weight by my 50 th birthday this year and living longer for myself &... Read more
Then And Now---and How Sparkpeople Influenced My Food Choices
Monday, October 11, 2010      5 comments

Since it is Autumn {my Favorite season} and cooler weather {also a favorite for running} , I thought I 'd list some faves....What are some of yours? Fave-old snack choice-Oreos and cold whole milk Fave NEW snack choice-2% Knudsen cottage c... Read more
What's Your favorite cold weather food or meal---besides SOUP?
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      10 comments

Now that it's REALLY Autumn with the rain and cooler weather,I would like ideas for cooler weather meals besides Soup--that's my favorite! What's your favorite meal or cool weather food? ... Read more
You KNOW Sparkpeople is a Lifestyle Change[NOT a Diet] When...
Thursday, September 30, 2010      8 comments

You KNOW Sparkpeople is a lifestyle change [not a diet] when you bought two drinks @ Subway for your hubby & yourself,forgetting your USUAL 2 bottles of water[because you have a preschooler -in-tow---he likes the tuna sandwich] and you're tryin... Read more
What's Your Favorite DAILY Healthy Snack?
Sunday, September 26, 2010      11 comments

I wrote a Secret of Success that triggered this blog---I listed that I eat ONE 1/2 cup serving of Knudsen Lowfat Cottage Cheese[ 2% Milkfat /small curd] and 17 people liked it and some even offered THEIR HEALTHY CHOICES for snacks!!!'So,I pose ... Read more
What's a Mom {Or Dad} to do When Tantrum Starts....
Thursday, September 23, 2010      11 comments

Last night my husband was getting our 3 yo son ready for bed when he starts a temper tantrum about NOT being able to take a bath [he had the sniffles and had been sneezing all day so we thought it better to pass up his daily bath so he wouldn... Read more
8 Month Sparkversary!!! What I Do on SP now on Maintenance....
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      27 comments

WoW!!! Was it only 8 MONTHS AGO that I first joined SP and met all my wonderful SParkfriends and lost the weight that I fought for 12 years???? And came in 3rd in the MOMS ' Club Weight Loss Competition [2 mo. duration]! Well, now that I am o... Read more
To My Husband~~~Happy Birthday!!!!
Monday, September 13, 2010      3 comments

Dear Husband of my Dreams~~~~ We talked just last night of our hopes & dreams for our preschooler. We talked of how we are raising him to be a very helpful,God-fearing,sensitive yet strong boy who we hope & pray will come to know Jesus as His ... Read more
Being on The "Maintenance Road" is great because...
Saturday, September 11, 2010      6 comments

-I no longer feel the need to weigh myself EVERY DAY! -I LOVE the feel of my clothes--that they are are NOT tight,but a loose ,easy feel! -I love that my stomach muscles are getting stronger and MORE DEFINED every day{as they were not as str... Read more
Enjoying the Moments of Life.....
Friday, September 10, 2010      4 comments

This "weekend " {my hubby has days off DURING the week ,so it's a weekend to us in the middle of the week}. has just been GREAT!!! I have been enjoying the time spent with hubby and preschooler going places like Sea World and staying home making... Read more
How does one keep up all the Sparkfriends?
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      11 comments

I must admit to not being able to keep up with contacting each of my SP friends at least ONCE a month. Do YOU limit your friends? ... Read more
What are YOUR best ideas for a getaway vacation w/ a Preschooler?
Friday, September 03, 2010      4 comments

ANY ideas for a getaway vacation--1-2 days with a preschooler? emoticon... Read more
What's Your Favorite way to Exercise?
Thursday, September 02, 2010      4 comments

Since I'm doing Favorites,thought I'd see everyone's favorite way to exercise. I include playing sports as exercise! I enjoy playing softball !!! Though it may not burn as many cals. as my 2nd and 3rd favorite, snow skiing and playing tennis~~~I... Read more
Which is YOUR FAVORITE season?
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      11 comments

Now that it's September, it got me thinking about the seasons. My favorite is Autumn with all the Fall colors in the leaves and the trees changing different hues . Which is YOUR favorite season? ... Read more
What is your EASIEST and HARDEST Food or Drink to OVERCOME??
Saturday, August 28, 2010      9 comments

My easiest drink to overcome was soda. Though i grew up with soda "POP' --is what we called it,when I needed to lose the weight ,those calories were the first to go! The HARDEST to overcome is ICE CREAM! Though I like the frozen yogurt and subst... Read more

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