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Smart Phones ... Who knew?
Monday, April 04, 2016      5 comments

I tried Sparkpeople before, but got frustrated feeling like I was spending a lot of time tracking things, but not much was happening. Of course, that probably has a lot to do with how much effort I was putting in, but that's another story. Th... Read more
No more whining
Friday, July 25, 2014      1 comments

Cruising pinterest I saw the sparkpeople post about needing 250 minutes of exercise a week to lose weight and I ... whined ... I don't have time ... I can't do that ... it's impossible Then I thought about it and I decided to stop whining... Read more
If at First You Don't Succeed
Thursday, August 15, 2013      3 comments

emoticon Nothing like a disappointing job interview and then a nasty virus to knock a person completely off tr... Read more
Friday, July 26, 2013      1 comments

emoticon I'm halfway through the exercise 10 minutes a day challenge. It's not the 10 minutes that's hard, on... Read more
Time to get serious
Sunday, July 14, 2013      4 comments

So it turns out that a healthy lifestyle takes a little more than wanting it and showing up every day to collect my spark points. SURPRISE!!! Now the work really begins as I train myself to make healthy food choices and exercise every day ev... Read more
Spark Friends
Monday, July 08, 2013      0 comments

This is such an amazing place. One comment on a huddle wall, one response to a team post, one little blog post and here come friends to cheer, encourage, and support. Thanks to everyone who's made me feel welcome and a little less alone in thi... Read more
Disappointed but Determined
Friday, July 05, 2013      2 comments

emoticon So this morning's weigh in was a disappointment. I will chalk it up to hormones, pms, and a lackluste... Read more
Independence Day
Thursday, July 04, 2013      3 comments

"When in the course of human events it becomes necessary ..." for a person to dissolve the negative thinking that has kept her down for half a life time it sometimes helps to write it down. So today I declare my independence from negative th... Read more
I hate ants
Monday, July 01, 2013      1 comments

Don't get me wrong. I've got no problem with any living thing out in its natural habitat. But I do not consider my kitchen a natural habitat for ants. Every time it rains the little beasties get flooded out of their homes and come scurrying i... Read more
Trackers are working
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      1 comments

So after a weekend off the healthy living wagon -- daughter's HS graduation and a wicked cold (why do I always want to EAT when I have a cold?) -- I started the week trying to get back on track and eat healthy. Yesterday evening it was getting... Read more
Making an Impression
Thursday, June 20, 2013      2 comments

The Spark tools are working their magic. Hubby bought fast food for dinner and I plugged my meal in to see how the calorie counts worked with my daily totals. I took one look at the numbers, pushing me to maximum calories for the day and decid... Read more
Friday, June 14, 2013      4 comments

Here's hoping the rain is going to stop.... Read more
Getting Started
Thursday, May 23, 2013      0 comments

So I've been trying to track my eating and exercise for almost a month. And the scale keeps bouncing up and down, but it hasn't moved much yet. The good news is it's not going up any higher. Now I guess it's time to start getting serious. ... Read more