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day 3 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 11/15/2017Hope Thanksgiving was good for all!Hope Thanksgiving was good for all!day 16 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 11/28/2017day 21 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 12/3/2017day 25 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 12/7/2017day 30 of my streak for "Log in to SparkPeople every day" earned 12/12/2017My Chocolate Chewy Diabetic Friendly cookies. Our Family Christmas PictureMy Breakfast Casserole for Christmas Eve Brunch at Church tomorrow. So many of the members have diabetes, and other health issues, so I am bringing a lower calorie choice for all my friends. Many are talking about a support group to share and encourage one another. So this may be our goal for the new year. Merry Christmas. day 60 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 1/11/2018day 3 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 1/12/2018Have a Blessed Sunday day 75 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 1/26/2018Had lab tests first thing this morning, so was up early. lovely sunshine day headed to 66 degreesSince Oct 27 - lost 24 pounds on spark, and 6 before the program!!!Since Oct 27 - lost 24 pounds on spark, and 6 before the program!!!day 90 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 2/10/2018Picture of my husband and I before May 2017, and after I lost 33 pounds and he has lost 24 on Feb 11, 2018 at our church Valentine dinner. day 100 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 2/20/2018day 3 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 2/22/2018A lovely day, took Shadow for a walk. We both loved the sunshine, and cool breeze,Walked dog for 10 minutes, and stretched. Then this after noon went to gym worked out for 43 minutes. Feel good. My Shadow and me from about 3 years ago.My goals include reading inspirational devotionals each day, reading spark articles, and sharing encouraging healthy memes for friends in spark. Be good to yourself, we are parking farther away and walking to the stores, and movies. Walked downtown to the library. Fun Day.Had a wonderful day. Best practice for daily living park far from stores, movie theater, library, etc to get a little exercise and steps in your day.Spent day doing all the house chores, laundry, etc. Read for tomorrow's Sunday School lesson, and my devotionals for the day. I love this picture, and the message :) Had a great day at church, and took nap to clear my headache,
rough two day headache and sick of it!Have a lovely Tuesday. I am praying for allergies and headaches to go away!Happy TuesdayHappy TuesdayHave a smart spark day;My vertigo is back, so my goal is to do my exercises to stop head from spinning. As well as drink lots and lots of water today! Spent morning reading devotionals, and praying for my daughter. She is praying to get of the Island in Alaska to come home for Spring break. If you would say a pray that she gets to come. She is really missing home. Thanks gia.Got the veggies and fruit into today.Have a good day.Well in spite of a vertigo stomach got my veggies and fruit in today. Happy Friday, just got answers to prayer, my daughter is going to be able to fly off the Island and begin her journey home for Spring Break. So happy, and now praying for safe travels.Busy weekend, family in for spring break, church and dinners. Have a good one. Merry Monday, saw this meme, made me laugh. Have a good day.My devotional reading, and praying is my daily goal. Wow, rocked the veggies and fruit today. Wacky Wednesday Have a wacky WednesdayPonder this quote for today.A great day, reading the word, devotionals. and enjoying time with our daughter.day 125 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 3/17/2018Well, it is a lovely crisp morning, cold front blew in last night.Loved this quote, sharing with friends.First day of Spring, now if the weather would remember this as well.Love the fruits and veggies that add moisture as well as vitamins.Eating the rainbow today!Very rough two days, balance of sugar levels dropping, and vertigo. Oh my, dizzy, dizzy day.Eating more veggies and fruit is a good change that cuts the fat!Reach my goal a week early, 35 pounds down with spark, before that 6 pounds on my own, since Oct 27th.A long day, but a great and busy day.day 3 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 3/25/2018At the church event, showing the goal for losing 6 pounds for Lent. Have a lovely Monday.Happy TuesdayHappy Thursdayday 7 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 3/30/2018Wonderful way to begin this weekend, read scripture and devotionals. Have a blessed day.Went to gym then got to drinking water, I really needed it today.I worked my tail off today at gym; I tried the cardio workout on the stationary bike. Oh my word, after 5 minutes, my heart rate was 140 for 1 mile. So I switched to the random workout, so much better! I did 20 more on that workout. Then did strength workout on machines for 30 minutes.Saturday blessingsHad a great day, reading devotionals. and talking to relatives far away to wish a Happy Easter. Hope everyone has a great Easter weekendDrinking water to refresh the moisture in my body. Happy Easter to all.stomach bug, drank cranberry juice, ate apples and bananas with cracker, yuchy meStomach bug has hit me bad today, Yuck!When 7up makes you sick, you know you have a bug. Spent day reading devotionals. The rest you do not want to know. lol7up, juice, banana and apple slices, with crackers the diet of the day, ugh stomach bug.Feeling better, just need to recovery from yesterday. Saw this meme this morning, made me giggle, but it is true.Have a wonderful Wednesday.thought this was cute, have a good dayStill have this stomach bug. This seems to be going around El Paso. I wish it would go away!Well thanks to the bug, I have lost two pounds. It seems this bug loves me and wants to stick around. day 150 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 4/11/2018On Oct. 27, 2017, I weighed 311 pounds, and this morning I weighed 266. I am smiling and saying Yes!The stomach bug has left my body! Yeah!!
Happy Healthy Friday!Feeling good todayHope your day is full of blessings.Hello everyone, just caught up on recording my water. I finally feel a lot better! Sorry to be mia for a while.I just caught up on recording my goals. Sorry to be mia - but feel much better.Well, not sure but finally got back to recording my fruits and veggies. Last week and half, it was banana and apple juice. Last four days back to eating salad, spinach, cranberry juice, red pears, honey crisp apples, tomatoes. It feels so good to eat normal again. Also, my stomach shrank after the tummy bug. lolEnjoy your dayRead wonderful devotionals, spent day taking allergy and asthma medicine. The beauty of spring is wonderful, yet I dislike not be able to breathe do to pollen and lovely dust storms today. But is a good day. Got them in today!Love how water cleanses my throat, so the air makes its way to my lungs.I wonder why I started this challenge? First I got stomach flu, now dust storms and spring trees and flowers are shooting pollen into the air. So no allergies and asthma have me struggling to breath even in doors. Hard to exercise, due to asthmas coughing, and runny eyes & nose.Ate my veggies and fruit today.Finally, got to exercise at the gym. Feels marvelous. I feed my soul, body, mind, and spirit today. I enjoy today! Read scripture, devotionals, and chatted with my niece, as well as my son called this afternoon. It was a very nice day.I feed my soul, body, mind, and spirit today. I enjoy today! Read scripture, devotionals, and chatted with my niece, as well as my son called this afternoon. It was a very nice day.got the veggies and fruit in today Went gym for an hour had a good work out.A great day of exercise at the gym.Got my fruits and veggies in today.I wanted to share this thought with all of you. I really love the idea of a balanced way of life.A sunny spring day in El Paso, enjoy your day.Have a good one.I did my devotionals and study today. I started a new on-line study on a book called "Why Her?" This is about how our desires and wishes sometimes cause us to have self-doubt. Really good, it uses the Leah & Rachel story in Genesis as an example how jealousy can distort our vision of God's blessings in our life.
Great day at gymDid cardio on bike and strength on machines, then hydromassage to loosen muscles.Have a super Saturday.Enjoy today, celebrate nature for Earth Day.Have a good Monday.:)a little giggle for the dayday 3 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 4/25/2018Hope your day was good.Hope Friday was full of possible realities.Have a super Saturday!Have a lovely Sat and SundayEnjoy your day.A long day, finally got to eat tomato soup and applesauce. It tasted so good. Just hope my stomach behave. I can and I will do this crazy liquid diet that is healthy, low sodium, and reduced sugar. Have a great weekend. Thought this was cute and corny. day 3 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 5/5/2018day 175 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 5/6/2018Have a marvelous Monday Have terrific Thursday!Have a great weekend, celebrating the Moms in your life, and the women who have shared in making our lives better. For those days when we slip a step, a cute meme to remember.It is a wonderful day, the doctor has found the source of my stomach issues, and dizziness. Off blood pressure meds, need probiotics, and a new IBS med to calm my crazy system. I have had two days of normal food. Back on the diet plan, and have so much more energy. First day back to gym - had a great time. It felt so good. lol (yes I did say that - what has happened to me?)A friend sent me this, it made me laugh. lol
Got to the gym, and to Farmers Market. Have Terrific Tuesday. Have a great day ~~ giaI am so proud of my husband, Robert Arnold. He and I joined sparks together. He has reached his goal in 7 months. His last lab test was so good that the doctor said he had the blood of a 15 year old. He has gained muscles, and is wearing a size 34 pant. He looks great!Enjoy the dance of life today.Have a great day.Hope all had a wonderful day! After a rainy evening, today was sunny.This silly bird gave me a chuckle this morning. I am excited my daughter comes home for the summer from Alaska today! Happy Mom.Have a lovely day!day 3 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 5/26/2018Enjoy your day.Thinking of all the men and women who have served our country to keep our land safe and free. Thanks to all who have and are serving. I also pray for all who have lost loved ones and friends. Blessing on this Memorial Day.Well Summer has come early to El Paso, and I know some friend in Il and NE are reaching 100's this week. So saw this little meme about exercise in the Good Old Days of summer. Hope you enjoy the sun and stay safe.day 3 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 5/30/2018This made me giggle, skip the cake. day 200 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 5/31/2018Have a lovely day.Lost two pound this week. Reach the 50 pounds lost point! We are going to see the Lion King, Broadway production in El Paso this afternoon. Our daughter is taking us for a treat. Hope all have a wonderful weekend.Make the best of your day, enjoy the blessing of waking up.Have a great Monday, the beginning of a new week. Enjoy. Have a joyful day of being healthy and happy.Friday is the being of the weekend. EnjoyToday is not going to be wonderful for my body, but my heart is full of sunshine. Preparing for scopes tomorrow, thankfully it will be done in 24 hours. Oh my, today is the day to prepare for scopes tomorrow. I found a yummy clear drink, peach & mango, food includes chicken broth - low sodium and lime jello. Yes it will be a 800 calorie day of being close to the royal throne. May you day more filled with fun than mine. lolHappy 10th Anniversary to Penny.
May you enjoy and be blessed this year. Resting and taking it easy after scopes. Scopes went well, they took several biopsies; results in 6 weeks. They did find diverticulitis in my lower colon. Been in s sedation fog for two days.
Finally, I am feel better. The fog of sedation has left. Plans workout at the gym, and back to life. Hope everyone enjoyed the weekend, and Father's Day.day 7 of my streak for "Log in to SparkPeople every day" earned 6/20/2018day 225 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 6/25/2018Very high temps this weekend and asthma was rough. The 99 to 108 degrees is making hard to exercise and breathe. Asthma is bad enough my back hurts. day 14 of my streak for "Log in to SparkPeople every day" earned 6/27/2018Have a good dayWell went to 105 yesterday, heading toward 106 today. Oh well, nice sunny weather.Happy 1st day of July.Good Monday, time to rise and sparkle. Have a Terrific Tuesday.I feel better and more healthy today than I did a year ago. Last year, I had a hard time walking on my knees, and my lifestyle was horrid eating poorly, weighing 311 pounds, and not exercising. But this birthday is another story, I am weighing 261, and going to the gym twice a week. Walking and eating right without knee pains. Asthma and allergies is all that keeps me indoors now. I feel like 58 will be a good year! More goals and a better lifestyle. Feel very blessed. Have a great day.A cooler and wetter week ahead for El Paso. Think Healthy Thursday!Chance of rain this evening, and a cooler night.Make it a super Friday the 13th without worries.Have a wonderful Saturday!Had to share today! lolday 250 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 7/20/2018Plan today so to tomorrow can be better.Enjoy the day.Have a Fantastic Friday I am proud to say that I walked, down 750 ft, 2.25 miles into Carlsbad Caverns. I am so tired and happy that I was able to walk down to the bottom floor of the cavern, last year there was no way I could have accomplished this walk on the first day of vacation. Yeah me. day 3 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 8/1/2018Had a fun day walking along the board walk and near the Sand Dunes at White Sands, New Mexico. Even saw a white lizard in real life who visited the bathroom to find shade. lol
Nice Hot and Sunny day for the trip. Cute little white lizard from White Sands, New Mexico, who visited me in the bathroom. lol Had a great grilled chicken salad with lettuce, tomatoes, and peaches for dessert. Walked along the boardwalk out into the white sands dunes. Great day for the visit. day 5 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 8/3/2018Well today was busy, did laundry, cleaned out clothes that were to huge (3x for me, 2xTL for hubby to Donation box for Goodwill), Then headed to gym, and even tried a new machine the elliptical, as well as the recumbent bike, and weight machines. I also adjusted my goals today, to move off this plateau I am stuck on. Back from vacation, and donated to big clothes to charity, and went to gym. Felt good to be back to normal day.Good Tuesday, think and plan to be the change in life you want to see tomorrow. Remember school is in session, or soon will be so slow down and enjoy the joy of seeing children, even if the bus driver or the parent cannot drive. Have a good one. White Peaches and Strawberries! Celebrated a friend's bday at PF Chang's, then to gym to burn it off. 6 miles on bike!!day 5 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 8/9/2018Found some yummy strawberries, tomatoes, and mandarin oranges at the farmers market. A rainy bluster day, good day to swim through the puddles, have a good day.Learning to enjoy the elliptical, and going to gym up to 45 pounds on weight machines. My easy workout is the stationary bike, time to up the level. Oh my. :)Have a joyful day.day 7 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 8/11/2018day 60 of my streak for "Log in to SparkPeople every day" earned 8/12/2018Last November, I ached with every step I took around the block and wheezing after 5 minutes. Now I enjoy doing all types of exercise and strength machines. I cannot believe how far I have come.day 275 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 8/14/2018Have a terrific day.I have discovered why women sweep the porches around the house, it relieves stress and your anxiety. Better than snacking lol
Enjoy your Saturday.All of us dislike the weight plateau, were we exercise, do strength training, count our step, and eat responsibly. However, it seems we will never lose another pound. Today, I broke my plateau, I lost a pound! Yeah, me! Down 51 pounds, finally.Have a positive Monday.day 3 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 8/20/2018Enjoy your Wednesday!day 5 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 8/22/2018Have a good day!day 75 of my streak for "Log in to SparkPeople every day" earned 8/27/2018Have a wonderful Thursday.day 3 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 9/1/2018day 5 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 9/3/2018Hope you had a Marvelous!Happy that the cyst on my Achilles Tendon was just a pocket of fluid around the Tendon. So let it be and it will go away. Yeah!Thursday Thought for the day.day 3 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 9/10/2018day 90 of my streak for "Log in to SparkPeople every day" earned 9/11/2018Remembering 17 years ago, a day that changed the lives of many people.Have a wonderful day. Thinking of all in the path of the Hurricane, stay safe.day 5 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 9/12/2018Here is what was for dinner, pork chops extra lean, yellow potatoes, carrots, and green beans in a crockpot. Very tender and low fat.day 5 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 9/21/2018day 5 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 9/22/2018day 10 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 9/26/2018day 5 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 9/28/2018Had a fun day at Ft Davis and McDonald Observatory in Texas today, day 25 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 10/11/2018day 5 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 10 minutes per day" earned 11/3/2018day 60 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 11/15/2018
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