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"MAY" is for "Mother's Day"
Saturday, May 08, 2021      4 comments

Happy Mother's Day ... to every woman out there. Whether you are a mother, daughter, caregiver, or woman who cares, period...."Mother's Day" is all about "YOU!" Here's how I see it: As a woman, it "MAY" be second nature for you to p... Read more
Daily Motivation
Tuesday, April 27, 2021      5 comments

emoticon Just wanted to jot down some motivation, that would be easily accessible, to refer to I plan o... Read more
Continued Gym Saga, Sigh
Monday, December 30, 2019      9 comments

Does anyone else re-read their blogs because it documents what-happened-when in their past? Sometimes it is helpful to remember where you've been, what has happened along your journey, and gain some perspective on how you should proceed. ... Read more
"Can" I spin again?
Monday, March 28, 2016      14 comments

Over the summer I had a serious spinning accident .... due to the deteriorating spin bikes my gym was "allowing" its members to utilize. Yes, I wanted to word that carefully. I would not have been injured or traumatized if they had "not allowe... Read more
It's All About Perspective
Monday, July 20, 2015      8 comments

You can focus on the negative . . . or be thankful for the health you have. Recently, my focus has been on the negative . . . an unfortunate, preventable (in my opinion) injury in spin class, that has removed me from my "happy place," and ... Read more
No More Spinning :(
Saturday, July 11, 2015      8 comments

Spinning class used to be my "happy place." Now it just makes me sad . . . literally. emoticon Spinning was... Read more
Hydrophilic Foods, Eat More to Lose More
Wednesday, December 10, 2014      9 comments

I read an interesting article about the author of a book called The HD Diet (“hydrophilic” foods diet) in a Woman World magazine. You simply pair a glass of water & at least one water-absorbent (hydrophilic) food at each meal/snack. The idea i... Read more
Sometimes I DO Like My Scale
Friday, May 30, 2014      8 comments

I've been reading a lot of blogs lately about this particular "relationship," and I sympathize. It can be a very frustrating one, no doubt. Most of the time it doesn't accurately reflect the progress we're making on our journey. I agree... Read more
NSV, Caught by Surprise!
Thursday, February 20, 2014      12 comments

Walking is now a pleasure, as my inner thighs no longer touch! Apparently, all the spinning classes I've been doing has toned up my inner thighs, and now that awful, "flabby" tissue/loose skin that had always rubbed together when I walked, no l... Read more
Getting over a setback
Monday, February 03, 2014      11 comments

As some you know, my favorite "me time" is reading, health magazines mostly. I came across these words of wisdom in one of my many, many magazines. It's kinda where I'm at right now & no doubt you've all been there as some point or another in... Read more
Spinning--To Shake Things Up!
Thursday, December 12, 2013      10 comments

As I blogged a few weeks ago, I promised myself I'd start spinning classes once I dropped below 220 pounds. Well, I'm finally there! So this morning, off I went to a spinning class. And out I came, sweaty and weak-legged. Wasn't sure I could... Read more
Getting Out of My Comfort Zone
Thursday, November 21, 2013      10 comments

When I started this weight loss journey, I was 247 lbs. I’ve lost 24 lbs to date. I do feel good about that, as I should. It’s been a slow, steady spark journey—with just the right amount of commitment and support. I love sparkpeople.com! I... Read more
A visit with my Grandpa
Saturday, October 12, 2013      9 comments

As some of you know, my 96-year-old grandfather's health is failing. We are quite concerned and sad that his time has come. But we are trying our best to enjoy every minute we have left with him. I come from a very close-knit family. We all ... Read more
Controlling Hot Flashes in a Flash!
Tuesday, August 27, 2013      10 comments

I'd like to share a wonderful gift idea with you. It could even be a gift to yourself, as it is the best possible gift you could receive if you are already menopausal (or just entering that period of your life) . . . so be kind to yourself, lad... Read more
Self-image--No makeover needed!
Monday, August 12, 2013      6 comments

As I continue to read through my huge stack of health magazines (my favorite pastime), I came across the following sentiments and thought I would share: "You're Beautiful the Way You Are--No Makeover Needed!" Think you have big flaw... Read more

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