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Lesson learned
Saturday, June 08, 2019      0 comments

Today I ate a piece of Costco carrot cake. Not knowing how many calories was in it, as it wasn't listed on the tray, I searched for what I thought was an equivalent calorie wise. Now I know I shouldn't eat something with no nutrient value on the... Read more
June !rst 2019
Saturday, June 01, 2019      1 comments

My grand-son would be 31 today Happy Birthday Nathaniel. Miss you like crazy, Forever loved and always remembered. I have the opportunity to make June a good month for me. I can make a plan as to where I want to be by the 30th . I must dete... Read more
Motivated
Wednesday, May 29, 2019      7 comments

With BABYSTEPS=BIG RESULTS I have a plan. The big plan is how much weight I want to lose. To achieve my goal it's divided by how much weight I want to lose this year, how much weight I can lose in a month and then per weeks. I made sure my goal ... Read more
Back on track
Tuesday, May 21, 2019      9 comments

For the last 3 days, I fell off the wagon! It all started at the baby shower with that buffet, Sunday was Jean's restaurant and yesterday was at Hyne's restaurant with their heavenly strawberry shortcake - the best ever. So it's ok , it's ... Read more
Staying fit over 50 - Setting goals andPlan to acheive goal
Friday, May 10, 2019      7 comments

This tread is a place to journalize and share the ups and down of my journey or anyone else's who wants to join. For me it's a battle to lose and not easy - but I need to concentrate and move forward. I work hard despite my limited mobility M... Read more
Happy with my progress
Monday, May 06, 2019      4 comments

I'm now up to drinking 5 and today 6 cups of water. That's from just taking a gulp a day to swallow my pills! I read a lot and therefore learn a lot. I read the nutritional report but can't seem to get every category right. There is so much... Read more
Numbers on the scale
Thursday, May 02, 2019      0 comments

Yesterday, May 1,2019, I was up at 231 but was 229 Sunday. I didn't understand that as I was fatefully logging my food and never over calorie goal. The only thing I could see was water retention. This being said, I'm again back down to 229 minus... Read more
A new Spark Team is born
Wednesday, May 01, 2019      5 comments

After being Spark members for many years, I had started a tread about goals and plan to achieve them. From there, my friend Marilyn and I decided that we could break it down as it was all condensed into one. We are very proud of this Team and it... Read more
Therapy coming to an end YEAH!!!
Wednesday, April 24, 2019      2 comments

After close t a year - next month - I will be done with therapy! I may never be 100% but I'm functional enough to be home with my DH xoxo Last month I started a new tread under " Over 50 - Setting goals and how to achieve goals". This has ... Read more
Making decsions
Tuesday, April 16, 2019      3 comments

This last year, I have learned a lot. I have worked on ME. I learned that when you wake up, the first 20 minutes will set the pace for the kind of day you will have. The first thing is to decide to have a great day! The next is to write at leas... Read more
What are tomorrows for?
Saturday, April 06, 2019      2 comments

Last night I watch a tv reality show; "my 600lbs life" A family of 3 weighed a ton between them and the heavies was over 800 lbs. This was a wake-up call for me. Weight causes all kind of health issues. So once again it brought me to my own heal... Read more
The new me
Wednesday, May 02, 2018      1 comments

Since I started taking care of my health I have lost a bit over 10% of my weight which is what my cardiologist wanted me to do. Not only that but I have lost inches! My pants were to big and always had to pull them up so I went shopping. I drop... Read more
Totally committed
Saturday, March 10, 2018      4 comments

Since I became totally committed to losing weight, I have lost 10 lbs as of today so in 2 months and 10 days. My goal is to be 219 in 2 weeks so a 2 1/2 lost. I have been doing gym or bowling at least 5 times a week and sometimes more. I w... Read more
Lost my footing
Monday, February 19, 2018      9 comments

On Feb 8th I lost my oldest grand-child to suicide. I never would have thought it was an option for him Left us all devastated. How can this be? He was on dean's list at university, a sea captain, involved in the community, a kind loving soul an... Read more
Looking at the whole picture!
Tuesday, February 06, 2018      2 comments

December 30. 2017. I weighed myself and took my waist, hips and thighs measurements. On January 31rst, 2018, I weighed myself; ONLY a 3.5 pounds lost! I had been going to the gym, eating smaller portions, watching what I ate, how could that be?... Read more

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