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No DIET.. lesson learned
Wednesday, September 09, 2015      5 comments

I guess I have always known this but for me I cannot deprive or even limit some type of food. I got down to my goal weight and had lost my appetite for ice cream. Well, I rediscovered ice cream and the scale was going up. I have a suspicion t... Read more
hip to waist ratio
Monday, May 18, 2015      7 comments

I did reach my original goal and was excited to take measurements. I had not done it in a long time. Lots of things were better including a larger calf measurement. One thing that is discouraging is that my hip to waist ratio actually got wor... Read more
May Day
Friday, May 01, 2015      4 comments

My dear departed Dad was born on "May Day" 87 years ago. He reminded me and my 4 younger brothers of that often. Lately I have felt his spirit trying to remind me of wh... Read more
It's been a month
Thursday, April 02, 2015      14 comments

It's not hard to believe really. It's harder now than it was the first week. Part of it is my worry over my future. I am unsure of so much. Being 60 and going through this is tough enough and I cannot imagine being up into my 80's and losing... Read more
Tears
Monday, March 23, 2015      6 comments

I have not wanted to say much here. Have never been a fan of complaining about things. The grief support set for tonight was postponed for a week. It's probably a good thing.. I cannot stop crying. I had a friend stop over today for coffee a... Read more
The Funeral is tomorrow for my dear hubby
Friday, March 06, 2015      24 comments

That picture, one of my favorites, was back in October. We were married for 34 years and I surely hoped it would have been longer. I wish there had been a recent sign. ... Read more
The news on fats and cholesterol - Big Changes.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015      3 comments

For those of us monitoring those levels here are 2 important links. The first one is about fats: www.webmd.com/diet/20150
210/low-fat-guidelines-hea
rt?ecd=wnl_chl_021715&ctr=
wnl-chl-021715_nsl-promo_1
&mb=Z1Vk9Nca%40... Read more
An update
Tuesday, February 17, 2015      5 comments

Looks like between some cold bug from last week and the temperatures here falling colder than I can actually ever remember I am so up and down weight wise. Water aerobics starts back in 2 weeks. THAT will get me going. A blade of grass will g... Read more
A question to make you think.
Monday, December 15, 2014      5 comments

"Before I leave this earth I will not be satisfied until I..." Asked by Barbara Walters to Oprah today. Deep question. Not sure of MY answer yet. Hers was weight acceptance, surprisingly. What is your answer?... Read more
Don't let this happen to you!
Monday, November 17, 2014      9 comments

It's happened to us.. well to me at least.. in the past. WE cannot let it happen again! ... Read more
Streaking.. won't say struck.
Friday, November 14, 2014      6 comments

I am happy the scale dropped again today. I have been in the Fit2Feast challenge since before the beginning. It is to exercise everyday up to and including Thanksgiving for at least 10 minutes. Maybe I can get like an A minus? I ... Read more
Chair 1 - Pam 0
Monday, September 29, 2014      9 comments

Saturday evening.. Son in law sets up a campfire alongside their pond. I was I guess lost in the conversation when I felt like things were moving. Was I dizzy??.. NOOO.. I ... Read more
A Sweet moment - maybe it will help you too.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014      5 comments

SWEETS.. For me it's dark chocolate and ice creams. I would eat everything sweet very very slowly when I was a child. I would still have Halloween candy left at Easter. Maybe we can all do that? I surely did enjoy those treats back... Read more
Sparkpeople is the first thing I now see..
Wednesday, August 20, 2014      7 comments

This calendar is now the first thing I see when I go into my browser, ie my home page! www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
ark/stay-on-track-calendar
.asp Right away you see a calendar with calories and exercise that you did t... Read more
a fellow sparker asked how to keep in the habit of exercising.
Monday, August 18, 2014      5 comments

I have found an accidental way to keep exercising. I volunteer to chair the water aerobics program. I don't teach it.. but I have to be there to verify the lifeguard and teachers are there and to make any decisions. It doesn't cost me anythin... Read more

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