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Gains and Losses a Personal Perspective
Friday, March 18, 2011      8 comments

I have been with Spark People approx. 2 yrs and 8 months. I have lost 175 lbs and reached my goal. So what have I gained from this remarkable journey which is far from over? ... Read more
Thank you for sparking me friends.
Friday, February 25, 2011      9 comments

I am within .8 of a lb. I consider myself at goal right now. I plan on staying within Plus or minus 4 lbs of 150. Why am I stopping at 150 you ask. Well, I would like to maintain that for at least one year. If at that time I want to get ... Read more
Snowshoeing and ?
Friday, February 04, 2011      3 comments

I haven't made a blog post for a while so I thought I had better get on the stick. I have been snow shoeing this past month. It is incredibly exhausting! Who knew! With this last snowstorm we had I decided to go out in the back yard and see if... Read more
Michlein Man Beware!!
Sunday, January 09, 2011      4 comments

Today was sunny and beautiful out except it was 20 degrees. So, Beck suggested a walk. I just jumped on it and we ran to get ready..It brought back memories of getting ready to go outside as a kid in winter! Well about 20 minutes later we were... Read more
Lesson Learned
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      6 comments

This past holiday season made me realiZe that I cannot be left alone with any kind of candy or popcorn (flavored)! I am making a lifestyle resolution for next year! I will not beg my niece to make me anything covered in chocolate again! I also a... Read more
Portion Distortion!
Sunday, November 21, 2010      7 comments

Every time I see the article "Portion Distortion" I have to laugh because I remember how resistant I was to having only a 3 oz serving of ANYTHING !! I told Becky (Thoms1) it would be a cold day in hell before I have a 3oz. steak and be SATISF... Read more
Ice Cream, Cake and Pie Oh My!
Sunday, October 24, 2010      6 comments

No Pie really but the rest is true! Last Weekend and this past weekend were big cake weekends for us. We had a celebration for my niece who just graduated from Massage Therapy School. Yea Danielle! Her mom Becky (Thoms1) made a wonderful ch... Read more
Lookie Lookie but no touchie!
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      5 comments

We came through the Pig entrance walking past the big bags of cat and dog food only to have to pass the bakery. Can you believe that! They stick that darn bakery right up front where you have to pass by. We were walking and my head was swivelin... Read more
Goals and other things!
Saturday, September 18, 2010      3 comments

We just finished our Biggest Loser End of Summer Challenge on Team 300 lbs. Plus. I wasn't the biggest loser for sure. I lost 5.6 lbs over 6 weeks. I am perfectly satisfied with the results. I had some set backs that I overcame namely that dast... Read more
An AHA moment!
Saturday, September 11, 2010      6 comments

Sorry I have been MIA blog wise. This morning after exercise Becky said to me "What are you going to eat for breakfast?" I said I think a cereal bar. My next thought was because I need the Carbs. I had to laugh to myself. I have never had... Read more
On VACA again!
Monday, July 19, 2010      6 comments

Sunday Morning Becky Tom and I left on our driving trip to PA. My oldest sister lives there. We thought we would visit her while we are still able. Can you believe that? We sound like old people! Well Karen is going to be 71. Now that sounds ... Read more
10 Lbs. Away!!
Thursday, July 15, 2010      7 comments

I had a good weigh-in this week. I have officially lost 151 lbs!!! Yea Me!! 174 lbs.. I haven't been that weight since 1984 or so!! Woo Hoo!! I haven't been perfect this last 5 days but I have had fun and tried to make allowences in my food pl... Read more
Simply Pleasurable!
Saturday, July 10, 2010      3 comments

My sister said to me this morning " Gee, I've only lost 33 lbs in the last 6 months." I did a double take and said "Gee, I've only lost 48 lbs in the last 12 months!" Duh! I have lost 150 lbs. in the last 2 years. So has Becky. Just think that i... Read more
I am back from VACA and going strong!
Thursday, July 08, 2010      4 comments

I did gain 2.4 lbs. That is okay, it is not the end of the world, because I know, I just know that I will lose it. I am back on track and going to the gym M-F. Getting both aerobic and strength training. A walk to and from the gym has been unple... Read more
I'm on vaca right now!
Sunday, June 27, 2010      3 comments

I am missing in action right now. I am visiting my cousin so have very limited time to get on line to spark. Hope all is well with you. I just did 40 min. on the stationary bike. Left lots of sweat on the floor. Hope cousin gets over it. LOL ... Read more

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