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Surprise !!
Sunday, June 03, 2018      6 comments

I have always had good blood pressure but two weeks ago I found out that it is over the normal range. I first thought it was because I was at the dentist when it was checked. I have noticed that I have not been feeling 100% well in a while. I ha... Read more
Getting ready for a Cruise !!
Saturday, December 31, 2016      4 comments

We have a cruise planned for March 2017. Today I'm going to buy some walking shoes so I can get back on my treadmill and stationary bike. I'm going to do the best I can and that's all I can do.... Read more
Tomorrow Syndrome
Thursday, December 15, 2016      4 comments

First of all, I am HONORED to be named Spark Motivator of the day today !!! My blog is to warn you of what I have always called "The Tomorrow Syndrome". Although I named it and know how to recognize it, I CAUGHT IT and with much regret, I ... Read more
Trying something new !!
Monday, August 08, 2016      4 comments

I moved my treadmill into my home office. I have a computer next to it so I ordered one of those virtual hiking videos. I'll be able to see some scenery while I walk on the treadmill. I'm looking forward to the DVD arriving.... Read more
I got caught......
Thursday, August 04, 2016      6 comments

Well, I caught the "tomorrow syndrome". This is the syndrome I have talked about so many times. It's the "I'll get back on track tomorrow" thing I tell myself and tomorrow never comes. I have gained almost all of my weight back and I act like th... Read more
Do you love Subway?
Wednesday, February 10, 2016      6 comments

I just discovered the nutrition information on the Subway Restaurant web site. It has a "build your own" button. You can click on your bread, meat, and all the other toppings. As you make your choices the nutrition values change so you can see w... Read more
Every day......
Thursday, September 03, 2015      6 comments

I heard this from Joyce Meyer yesterday and it fits very well here: EVERY DAY YOU ARE GOING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION IS ANOTHER DAY YOU ARE NOT GOING IN THE WRONG DIRECTION !!! I love that. Take your journey one day at a time!!! ... Read more
My glass is half full.....
Wednesday, September 02, 2015      4 comments

In 2008 I joined Sparkpeople. I was fully motivated and excited. I lost 75 pounds by the middle of 2009. I maintained for several months. I was in size 10 jeans. WOW !! What a great experience. Then life took a turn. I lost focus. I began to ... Read more
Pictures are worth a thousand words...
Monday, June 22, 2015      5 comments

I've been in denial about my weight gain. I told myself no one can tell I have put 35 pounds back on. Then I saw this picture that was taken yesterday. Oh Boy, just like when I was losing weight and taking pictures I can SEE my progress in the p... Read more
The road to a long term success.....
Sunday, May 03, 2015      4 comments

One way to reach a long term goal is to set short term goals to reach and celebrate. Example: If you need to lose 50 pounds by Christmas 2015, set a short term goal to lose 5 pounds by ?? date. When you reach that goal set another one then a... Read more
It's working !!!
Friday, May 01, 2015      6 comments

On Monday I set myself a 5 day goal. This being day 5 I have been successful. I am feeling better and the scale has gone down a little. Tomorrow I will set a new 5 day goal. ... Read more
I set a 5 day goal !!
Tuesday, April 28, 2015      4 comments

Since I have had trouble staying on a proper eating and exercising plan lately, I am setting an even smaller time goal. Starting yesterday and for the next four days I am not having any bread, crackers, chips, cookies or anything else like the... Read more
Update and Planning ahead!!!
Friday, February 13, 2015      8 comments

Since my blog on 2/9/15 I have had four successful days in a row and the scale is reflecting my success. I'm feeling pretty good and my goal right now is to have seven successful days in a row. Once I reach that goal, I'll set a new goal. I seem... Read more
Time to come out of denial !!!
Monday, February 09, 2015      6 comments

emoticon I keep telling myself "It's not that much" "I'll start again tomorrow". I have preached the message of "... Read more
I didn't go there .....
Monday, January 26, 2015      8 comments

It has been a busy weekend. My Mother was sick and spent the night in the hospital so I did a lot of driving to see her, stay with her, and go to the store for groceries and meds. My sister's Mother in law passed away yesterday morning so there ... Read more

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