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New Challenges are Great
Thursday, January 16, 2014      9 comments

This week I am entering a new challenge while I continue to finish another one. These challenges are what keep me moving forward and I appreciate the people who work so hard to keep them going. Love my "Lemon" Team and now hope to be sitting ... Read more
Ending First Year on Spark
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      10 comments

As I end the first year of being on Sparkpeople I am happy to look back to the beginning and see all the accomplishments of year one. I have lost 30 pounds, lowered my cholesterol numbers and can climb stairs without getting out of breath. ... Read more
Starting Over
Tuesday, December 10, 2013      7 comments

This is the last day before the Winter Challenge begins and it is awesome to see that as this year comes to an end that the goal I had in the beginning has come true. I wanted to never start over from the same weight or more again. Now when ... Read more
How Time Flies!
Tuesday, November 19, 2013      4 comments

When those big anniversaries come around I am always reminded how important it is to live each day to the fullest. The years just seem to fly by so fast. Today is my 53rd wedding anniversary and lots has happened in those years (both very g... Read more
Bang Moments!
Wednesday, November 06, 2013      2 comments

Wow, I just read there are 50 days until Christmas which means that there are 53 days until the first anniversary of my finding this website. I know I will write a blog about that day but in the meantime to realize that the day is this close is... Read more
Thursday, October 24, 2013      4 comments

Today I feel so blessed because of this website and the good things in my life because of it. Recently attended a gathering that I go to each year and the positive comments about my weight loss were very nice but the fact that I felt good... Read more
Goodbye September! Hello October!
Monday, September 30, 2013      7 comments

I must admit that I am grateful the month of September is behind me. I must also admit that I am very excited about the new month of October tomorrow. There is always something good about being able to start with renewed determination to reach... Read more
Welcome September!
Saturday, August 31, 2013      3 comments

I am so looking forward to starting the new month and being able to build back up day by day. The challenges for September will be a great reason to pay close attention to new ways to make my life better and better. Last Monday I finally had ... Read more
Family Ties
Saturday, August 17, 2013      6 comments

Sometimes I have a day that just makes me sit back and say "Thank you GOD for puttiing me in this place at this time!" Today was one of those days. We had two wedding showers for the girl who will soon marry my grandson. To reconnect with pe... Read more
Check up at the Primary Doctor
Thursday, August 15, 2013      8 comments

It seems, unlike in the old days when I went to the Doctor the family knew who I saw, now I must mention which Doctor I went to. Yesterday it was my primary Doctor who said "keep doing what you are doing"! The weight is down and so are the cho... Read more
A Look Back
Monday, August 05, 2013      9 comments

My challenge from the SparkCoach program today is to look back at what I have accomplished, what I have changed and what is better in my life. Because of a complication, my surgery scheduled for today was postponed and I was feeling anxious an... Read more
Time Just Seems to Fly
Sunday, July 21, 2013      4 comments

Maybe it is the fact of getting older that makes it seem that time just seems to be flying by. Today is the date of my first big goal set back on December 28, 2012. It seemd so far away at the time. I am pleased to say I only missed it by 2 p... Read more
July not so welcoming!
Sunday, June 30, 2013      1 comments

My weekend has not been going well. Ended up in the ER on Friday night with a kidney infection and now am on antibiotics and pain pills which make me dizzy. Most of the month of June went quite well until the last week. Really looking fo... Read more
Welcome to June!
Saturday, June 01, 2013      4 comments

The month of brides, roses and for me a new emoticon . Figured out so much in the past 5 months and am now ready... Read more
Wow, last day of May already?
Friday, May 31, 2013      7 comments

Wow! Where does the time go? It is the last day of May already. Five months have whizzed by and it is time to change things up and put together a program just for me. It is time to STOP wondering what my husband wants to eat and just make m... Read more

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