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My first day of real food, grateful cravings & disturbing weight loss...
Friday, October 26, 2018      11 comments

This title may have many of you sparkers confused, so let me clear it up for you. One week ago last Sunday, my belly revolted on me...from that day until that Fri. I was very nauseous, had plenty of indigestion & severe back pain...Of cours... Read more
SHAME Resilience = COURAGE...
Tuesday, September 04, 2018      7 comments

This summer I have added some books focused on spirituality that I am finding fascinating...what a way to relate,.,.,.Here is a FAVOURITE I am presently reading & can I RELATE TO THIS ONE! The Gifts Of Imperfection...Let Go Of Who You Think You... Read more
Using sparkpeople to vent frustrations instead of EATING them...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018      7 comments

This past weekend was rough. A family member who I've always viewed as strong, tough & a sturdy individual is now showing signs of aging, fragility, & ill health. It was apparent when I saw him Sunday that medication he has been taking is overpo... Read more
Tuesday, March 20, 2018      5 comments

I remember my first months on SparkPeople website. My focus was weight loss, weight loss & more weight loss. The quicker I could get to my goal, that I set with as many changes as possible was the way i started out. I felt a complete OBSESSION w... Read more
European Vacation Last Installment number 8
Thursday, March 08, 2018      3 comments

All good things come to an end, but not just yet! We disembark our cruise ship as we docked back in Barcelona, Spain. We were spending 1 more night before coming home. So while we waited for our hotel room check in, we went on a tour to Monserra... Read more
European Vacation Part 7
Wednesday, March 07, 2018      6 comments

Yes, I.m back again with the start of another vacation day...great sunrise began it...This is Alicante, Spain First, I thought this was another... Read more
European Vacation Part 6
Tuesday, March 06, 2018      6 comments

For those of you wondering why I've divided my vacation into these segments this year, here is the reason. I really NEED these happy segments of vacation memories right now. The ongoing WINTER weather is affecting my spirits & in the past I've h... Read more
European Vacation Part 5
Sunday, March 04, 2018      8 comments

Little did I know when the day began that this was to be a favourite stop on our European travels. Finishing, Madeira Island, Portugal... We ascend... Read more
European Vacation Part 4
Saturday, March 03, 2018      4 comments

We arrived in our 2cd Canary Island, Tennerife! The hilly countryside was exactly as I pictured each of these islands when we began touring the sights, initially by motor coach. Sometimes when you see the travel guides & books, the ACTUAL sight ... Read more
European Vacation Part 3
Friday, March 02, 2018      9 comments

We arrive at Las Palmas, Canary Islands. Really looking forward to the rugged hillside scenery. Wow...those windy mountain roads were jaw dropping! First though we toured the coastline & beautiful Botanical Gardens. ... Read more
European Vacation Part 2
Wednesday, February 28, 2018      8 comments

So we began to sail toward our 1st port of Casablanca. With a full day at sea to get there, we could try to REST up, explore the ship...NCL Norwegian Spirit. She was an older, smaller beauty with a cabin design that has outdone many ships & line... Read more
Sometimes scents make no HEALTHY sense....
Tuesday, February 27, 2018      10 comments

I returned Sunday from a vacation I began on Feb. 8th...Wow...what a roller coaster ride.... I left Detroit in a record breaking snow storm...over 200 flights were cancelled...after a 3 hour delay with 3 attempts to take began.... ... Read more
I'm loving my new year....
Tuesday, January 30, 2018      7 comments

2018 is better in a NEW way! In the past, I have used sparkpeople to motivate me & keep me accountable. This year my BODY is talking & I am listening. Eating good choices, keeping things heart healthy for the study I am presently participating... Read more
Tuesday, January 23, 2018      6 comments

My biggest change for 2018 was to add additional paid instructor classes to my teaching schedule. I had found in the past it was too easy to make excuses to miss additional workouts, so after 2.5 weeks of regular 3 classes a week, 3 practice wor... Read more
Removing January Blahs...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018      6 comments

By now many of you are feeling the snow BLUES from all the shoveling during the first half of 2018. I've been thinking of this DAILY as I hoist that shovel cleaning a double driveway. Most of my street neighbours pull out the snowblower & clean ... Read more

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