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May you have that Christmas feeling all year !!!
Sunday, December 26, 2010      3 comments

I want to share the lyrics to a Christmas song by Bing Crosby. I recall it today because I am always saddened the day after Christmas. No more smiles to strangers in the store. No more festive decorations on people's homes and in the stores. No... Read more
What's on your bucket list?
Saturday, December 25, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday at my Mother's house we went around the table and asked: What's on your bucket list? In case you don't know, a bucket list is a list of things you would like to do before you kick the bucket. Here is a couple of things on mine: 1.... Read more
How to add exercise to your shopping trip.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      3 comments

I have talked about this one in years past. When you are out shopping, park way out in the parking lot so you have farther to walk to the store. Please don't do this if you are shopping at night unless you are with other people. I went shopping... Read more
My how I've changed...
Monday, December 20, 2010      4 comments

Have you seen those new Mexican foot long hot dogs at Sonic? I love the foot long anyway let alone but chips and JalapeƱos on it. Well, I really want to have one. Yesterday Donald said something early in the day that we should go get one. I was ... Read more
Be sure to count this as exercise.
Monday, December 06, 2010      3 comments

Thing about how much walking you do when buying your groceries. You should be counting that as exercise if you are not already. This walking has a plus side. As you fill up the cart it weighs more and thus you exert more energy to push it. WOO H... Read more
Forgot to eat lunch!! That's a first.
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      3 comments

Oh my goodness. Yesterday Donald and I went to play golf. Our game started around 10:30 and ended around 2:30. We then went to check into the resort we are staying at. We brought out stuff in and I was checking my e-mail. At around 4:00, I reali... Read more
5K on the treadmill
Saturday, November 27, 2010      6 comments

I did a 5K on my treadmill today. There were times that I wanted to stop but I had already picked out the title for my blog. I also thought of all my Sparkfriends and I knew I had all of your support. Thank you !!!!... Read more
Three pies in my grocery buggy...
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      4 comments

Three pies back into the grocery freezer. SUCCESS !!! You should have seen me. If I'm on their camera it would be on America's Funniest Home Videos. I think I put pies in and out of my buggy at least five times. I was having that argument with m... Read more
Stationary Bike / Tummy
Thursday, November 18, 2010      5 comments

I have not been getting on my stationary bike as regularly as I once was. I have been getting my exercise in other ways. I have been on the treadmill, doing wii dance, some golf and yard work, to name a few. What I am finding out is, I need to b... Read more
I took grapes to the movies !!
Saturday, November 13, 2010      5 comments

I know you are not supposed to take food or drinks in to the movies but do they offer healthy snacks for those of us who don't want a tub of popcorn? I took two baggies of grapes. One for me and one for Donald. It was great because you eat the... Read more
Plan for the End of 2010 Join Me !!!
Thursday, November 11, 2010      3 comments

I am the leader and co-leader of three Spark teams. I thought about how to get through the holiday season without messing up. For me, the best thing is concentrating on exercise minutes. My challenge is to set a goal for exercise minutes each... Read more
The bad thing about a treadmill...2.5K
Sunday, October 31, 2010      10 comments

I think it was Thursday that I got on my treadmill with the intentions of walking a 5K. That's 3.2 miles and I can do that in just over an hour. Well I got started and I was doing really well. About halfway through I needed to go to the bathroo... Read more
Back to the Emotional Eaters Team !!!
Thursday, October 28, 2010      4 comments

I will not do this again. I am hanging on by a thread to not go all out eating. I will take a look back at what I was eating when I started this weight loss journey. I will continue to get back to my exercise and activity. Yesterday I played a g... Read more
You CAN get back on track !!!
Thursday, October 21, 2010      1 comments

I thank God for Sparkpeople. I have had a rough couple of months. Somehow I got off track with my eating and exercising then we took a trip. I think I blogged this before but I gained back up to 156 while on the road. I never left Sparkpeople ... Read more
Small things keep me motivated..what was it today?
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      1 comments

You will think I'm nuts but on today's spark spin I got 25 points. I went WOO HOO!!! And my spirits lifted. I thought to myself how such a small thing can get me going in the morning. LOL ... Read more

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