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Before and after
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      3 comments

Ok - my computer rotates through old photos I have stored on the hard drive. I came across one from a few months before I joined Spark. Now, 16 months later, I wore the sa... Read more
From the UT Southwestern Medical Center - Ice Cream Targets Brain Before Hips
Monday, September 21, 2009      1 comments

Found this in a health newsletter and thought I would pass it on! ____________________________
_____ A new UT Southwestern Medical Center study suggest that fat from certain foods we eat makes its way to t... Read more
Vacation Time
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      2 comments

I am SO excited about vacation! Life has been a bit stressful and the idea of getting away is too sweet. I plan on keeping up with my food and exercise so that I can log it in when I get back. This really annoys my husband, but he doesn't say... Read more
I love my bike!
Sunday, August 02, 2009      3 comments

I am SO excited about my new bicycle that I had to blog! Folks probably wonder about me as I ride about grinning like a possum. Maybe it is just the memories that the bike ... Read more
Thought for the Independence Day weekend....
Thursday, June 25, 2009      2 comments

! emoticon I read that the most dangerous time to go to the hospital is 4th of July week. Since new residents ... Read more
Weather Woes
Wednesday, June 17, 2009      2 comments

OK – enough is enough! It has rained every day from 4 p.m. to whenever for the last week or so. If these were light sprinkles, I would have no problem exercising outside (if I melted, I would be sticking the offending parts out in the water un... Read more
Monday, April 20, 2009      1 comments

Well, the lack of exercise is taking its toll. I am up a couple of pounds, which is kind of bumming me out. ... Read more
Tuesday, April 07, 2009      0 comments

I love this time of year, especially when I get a chance to go back home. Across the highway medians and the pastures there are patches of color – white, red, and yellow clover, purple henbit – mixed in the grass. The trees lining the open are... Read more
Make it happen!
Friday, April 03, 2009      1 comments

I love this pre-set choice in the Huddle – it is such a strong and empowering thought. I have made it my lifestyle change mantra. Select good, nutritious foods – MAKE IT HAPPEN! Regular exercise – MAKE IT HAPPEN! Be healthy and fit –... Read more
General rambling on weight loss....
Thursday, March 12, 2009      4 comments

With the coming of warm weather, the shorts and tanks have started coming out of hibernation in the back of my closet. People have noticed that I am 25 pounds lighter than last spring and many of them ask how I did it. I tell them eating bette... Read more
So, what should I weigh?
Tuesday, February 17, 2009      4 comments

In high school, I weighed 105-108. After fighting off the freshman weight gain, my college weight was between 108-111. After the birth of my first child, I got down to 114 – a bit more “womanly” than my previous figure. After the second, my w... Read more
Trying to avoid emotional eating
Monday, September 15, 2008      1 comments

I struggle with - and probably will always - emotional eating. Supper was always a family affair and we were expected to sit together until everyone finished eating. Extended family gatherings (Christmas, Thanksgiving, birthdays, Fourth of Jul... Read more
Stage 4?
Friday, September 12, 2008      2 comments

I recently received notice from SparkPeople that I was ready to go to Stage 4. Stage 4? Was I really ready? They must be crazy! I hit the button for staying in Stage 3. I thought about the "graduation" all day. After a couple of ... Read more
Saturday, August 23, 2008      1 comments

This vacation was different from any other one I have ever taken. My husband and I went with several neighbors to stay at a house in Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas. I was a bit nervous at first - I knew they were all nice folks, but the prospect of... Read more
Serious topic
Wednesday, August 13, 2008      1 comments

I am an emotional eater and I want to sit down and eat an entire tub of ice cream - I just finished sending out the emails to friends and family to solicit funds for the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure October 18 on Daniel Island near Charleston... Read more

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