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Loving the spring weather
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      0 comments

My last blog was a real downer, complain, complain, complain about the cold weather. What a difference a day makes. Yesterday and today were absolutely gorgeous. I have now spent 3 days in a row working in my vegetable and flower garden. I've ra... Read more
Frustration turned to WooHoo
Monday, April 08, 2013      1 comments

I weighed in this morning and guess what? No change. Over the past 4 weeks I've only lost 1 pound! What's up with that??? So I trucked off to my AM aerobics class feeling very frustrated. Well during the class I went over to pick up my weig... Read more
Trying to stay positive
Saturday, April 06, 2013      3 comments

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Today's visualization
Thursday, April 04, 2013      5 comments

Today on SparkCoach we were supposed to visualize carrying around the remaining weight we want to lose as dumb bells. Well yesterday at the gym I used some brand new 7 pound weights and that is about (I want to lose 15 more pounds) what I have l... Read more
Has your journey been painful so far--or adventurous?
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      2 comments

So far my journey has been both painful and adventurous. When I began this chapter of my journey back on February 4th, I was fighting it all the way. When you are fighting the journey, it is painful. For most of the last two months I feel like I... Read more
Today on my walk I was listening to Miley Cyrus, the Climb
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      1 comments

The lyrics really spoke to me today as I walked and contemplated my journey to better health. I can almost see it That dream I am dreaming But there's a voice inside my head saying "You'll never reach it" Every step I'm taking ... Read more
Oh, my it's been a week since I blogged
Saturday, March 30, 2013      2 comments

Can not believe a whole week has gone by since I last blogged. I have been on SP every day, but just never quite got to the blog. It is not my favorite thing to do although I realize that it is helpful in this journey to a healthier me. Wha... Read more
Saturday, March 23, 2013      1 comments

In today's SparkCoach visualization we were asked to visualize the last time we got off track with our diet. What caused us to get derailed from our good intentions? Well I recall that 3 years ago, with the help of SP I got to my goal weigh... Read more
Moderation needed?
Thursday, March 21, 2013      3 comments

Today's SparkCoach program was on moderation. It pointed out that this program is not intended to be one that you stick to with perfection. Good message for me. I am trying to learn that what I do does not need to be perfect. If I were to pick w... Read more
The Last Mistake
Monday, March 18, 2013      1 comments

Today's program talked about when you mess up on your diet or exercise program and how you react to this. Well today was weigh in day and I stayed the same. My first reaction was, "oh, darn", so the lesson today was given just at the right ... Read more
Prayer works!
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      1 comments

Thank you God for answering my prayer. My husband was out yesterday doing a variety of errands. When he got home he realized that he had lost one of his hearing aids. Anyone who has them knows that they are not cheap. We called some of the place... Read more
Monday, March 11, 2013      1 comments

My usual walking trails are 2, 3 , and 4 miles that I have mapped out on the Map Your Route app. Each of these takes my by the beach which I love. Well today I needed a few things at the store and thought, I'll drive to the store than do m... Read more
WooHoo back into size 10
Saturday, March 09, 2013      2 comments

Coming up to the end of 5 weeks on my new program. Weigh in is Monday, but had to go to a memorial service and needed to wear black slacks. I have been bordering on size 12 and this is what spurred me to get back to SP. Well I went to the storag... Read more
The Biggest Loser
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      2 comments

I watched the show last night and was struck by the fact that all of the contestants lost at least 5% of their weight in just 2 weeks. Of course I started comparing my progress to this yardstick. I have lost 4.4% of my weight in 4 weeks. My mind... Read more
Messed up, but not giving up
Saturday, February 23, 2013      2 comments

Arrived last night at our timeshare for the week in the mountains. Oh, a surprise 70th birthday party for one of the gang. ... Read more

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