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Life Knocks You Down, GET BACK ON THE BIKE,AND GO!!!!!
Saturday, May 22, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday we were 2/3 of the way home from our almost 11 mile bike ride, when we were crossing at a roadway that only had yellow lights--after my hubby took our toddler across in the bike trailer, I looked both ways and proceeded to go and noti... Read more
Give a Compliment~Pay It Forward And BRIGHTEN Someone's Day~
Friday, May 21, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday @ the gym I've been going to for 11 yrs. {but only saw ACHIEVEMENT w/SP THIS year-the last 4 mos.!!}, I was passing the OWNER at the check-in desk as I was going out and she commented,"Betsy,you're getting so thin!!" Now I AM eating ... Read more
Thank You To My FAMILY~~My Sources of Immediate Inspiration!!!!
Thursday, May 20, 2010      3 comments

Thank You to my toddler who says "Weight loss song ,Mommy!! Let's sing it!" Yesterday's blog has the lyrics I created [ and used the tune from "The Beat Goes On"]. He loves dancing so when we sing it, we BOTH dance,have FUN and get our AEROBICS ... Read more
The Weight Goes OFF, DONE! DONE! DONE!~~ A List of accomplishments on my Weight Loss Journey
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      7 comments

The weight goes OFF---DONE DONE DONE!!! The weight goes OFF---DONE,DONE,DONE!! INCHES going DOWN on the Measuring Tape!!!!--YEAH,YEAH,YEAH...YEA
H,YEAH,YEAH! I REALLY once was OVERWEIGHT ,uh huh 19.4 pounds HAVE LEFT FOR GOOD!!!!... Read more
A SHORT Blog of THANKS.....
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      4 comments

Thank you to the Sparker who is my sparkfriend and is always there for me--through ups and downs on this weight loss journey. You KNOW my difficulties because you have had some similar yourself or you just feel the need to empathsize and it MEAN... Read more
It's Fun to See Our Positive Effects On Others !!!!!
Monday, May 17, 2010      2 comments

I am a very positive,optimistic person!! That reason is knowing as Jesus as my Saviour but also that He is in control of my life. But what ALSO has been fun in my life since becoming a "SPARKER" , is seeing the positive effects on others as a r... Read more
Working The ABs to Get More Definition in Stomach!
Sunday, May 16, 2010      3 comments

Now that swimsuit season is almost upon us, I did sneak in a peek to see how my suits from last year fit...and one didn't though I adjusted it! But the other two did. I did try on an old bikini and was happy! So now,I'm focusing on the abdomina... Read more
It's OK to Blow The Diet sometimes!!!!
Saturday, May 15, 2010      2 comments

I congratulated myself on bringing the lowfat spinach lasagna to the crop party last night{ for "those who are unfamiliar with the term --"crop party" --it refers to" cropping" which is "cutting " [ in scrapbooker's lingo] so a crop party- is a... Read more
Lowfat Spinach Lasagna----Yummy Sparkrecipe!!
Friday, May 14, 2010      7 comments

I tried the sparkrecipe for Lowfat Spinach lasagna and it was surprisingly GOOD!!! The prep time was about 35 min. and the cook time was 1 hour and 15 min. though I forgot about it when the timer rang--I was on the computer w/ SPARKPEOPLE!!!--- ... Read more
Trying Some More Sparkrecipes!!!
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      2 comments

I always seem to have a difficult time when it comes to dinner more than any other meal---although lately my snacks haven't all been as healthy as they should--so,I decided to get going on trying some more low calorie recipes for dinner. As Ita... Read more
Another Top TEN List of Weight Loss I've Experienced! Have You?!
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      5 comments

1-Lower BMI--23.1%!!! 2.MORE ENERGY!!! 3-Better attitude in general! 4-Lower cholestrol points!!-47 DOWN!! 5-Better body"conscious"--meaning I feel I look better in my clothes! 6-Did I say MORE ENERGY?!!--Body feels "newer"!!! 7-Fee... Read more
What an unexpected treat on my weight loss journey!!!
Monday, May 10, 2010      4 comments

Well, I keep getting happier as I get healthier and I KNOW I'm healthy by the increase in energy and the FEEL of my body,but as I was doing the trivia, I came across the BMI question-Body Mass Index [OR How Much % Body Fat does one have] and I... Read more
Ode To Mother ~~Part Two ~~Of A Beautiful Poem Written by my Husband
Sunday, May 09, 2010      4 comments

She bore me with great pain and tears~ For this alone I shall never cease to sound the words: Thank you ,Mother, in her ears. And when her loving care passes on from this mortal veil, By grace,I shall once again at heaven's gate join h... Read more
Ode To Mother~~A Beautiful Poem from Husband & son~Written by Husband ~Inspired by His Mom
Sunday, May 09, 2010      1 comments

If ever a happy place in heaven on earth was there, surely it was made by mother's loving care. She taught me everything I know day by day and never complained along the way. Mother raised me well and taught me to be a man. It's onl... Read more
Redefining My Happiness IS....
Friday, May 07, 2010      4 comments

Happiness used to be getting back up on the bicycle. Now happiness is getting used to my NEW ENERGY in THIS NEWLY ENERGIZED BODY and going 17 miles TODAY round trip!!! {Toddler was in bike trailer on the bike trail~My hubby had him! MY TURN ne... Read more

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