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My New Wheels
Saturday, September 08, 2012      5 comments

I am really enjoying my new bike. It is so much fun to go for a late afternoon ride with my best friend. It kind of makes us feel like kids again. Then there is also the fun that we have shopping for different accessories for our bikes like f... Read more
What Spark People Has Done For Me
Saturday, September 01, 2012      6 comments

Since joining Spark People, I have learned: To eat healthier; That I am able to live without chocolate, gummy bears, ice cream, etc.; I am not to old to ride a bike; Exercise can be fun; Sharing the journey with friends ... Read more
Article from disability.gov about healthy aging
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      6 comments

Nutrition for Healthy Aging According to the American Dietetic Association, 70% of the physical decline among older adults with chronic disease is associated with modifiable risk factors such as poor nutrition, physical inactivity, and smokin... Read more
Party Time
Saturday, August 18, 2012      2 comments

I had three granddaughters reach the grand age of 10 this month. Today I threw them all a pool party at my house. Talk about an exhausting day that was full of temptations. My husband grilled hotdogs and we had chili and chips with them. Fol... Read more
It Is Never Too Late For Change!!
Saturday, August 11, 2012      4 comments

When I was 14 my mother married an abusive husband who liked to torment my little brother because he favored his daddy. I wound up going to court and testifying against my mother and her husband so that my adopted daddy, who was my sister and b... Read more
Pet Peeves on the Journey to a Healthier Me
Saturday, August 04, 2012      8 comments

I go to the grocery store to buy fresh veggies and fruit and realize that all of the junk food and other bad for me foods are cheaper. I get in line at the grocery store, and I am surrounded by racks upon racks of candy. I watch tv, an... Read more
The Journey Continues
Saturday, July 28, 2012      4 comments

Since joining Spark I have lost 20 lbs. and gained confidence in my ability to continue on my journey to a healthier me. I have learned to eat healthier and to find ways to add more activity to my days. I have found a multitude of different wa... Read more
I Love Spark People
Saturday, July 21, 2012      5 comments

Since joining Spark People I have found plenty of wonderful and supportive friends. The Nutrition Tracker has helped me to eat healthier by setting me an appropriate daily calorie range and suggesting healthy meals. My other favorite tool is t... Read more
School Boards and Common Sense
Saturday, June 23, 2012      8 comments

School boards are constantly trying to figure out what to do about the rising number of youth with weight problems and diabetes. They are trying to make lunches healthier and replace unhealthy items in snack machines with healthier alternatives... Read more

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