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Fitness Plan for the Week
Sunday, June 29, 2014      3 comments

My fitness plan for the week: Monday - 45 min. step class and ST (*back up plan is walking and ST) Tuesday - water aerobics Wednesday - 45 min. beginning aerobics class and ST (*back up plan is walking and ST) Thursday - water aerobic... Read more
Reality Time!
Thursday, June 26, 2014      2 comments

Since it's Throwback Thursday, and I am so ready to STOP this out of control eating, I thought I'd share the very first blog and picture I shared on Spark: Monday, Octob... Read more
The Time is NOW!
Monday, June 23, 2014      7 comments

I've not posted a new picture for a while. This is my 'starting over' picture! I went to the grocery store to buy some healthy food, and will clean out my pantry tomorrow. I REALLY need to get back into making a conscious effort to take better c... Read more
Good News, prayers continue!
Wednesday, June 18, 2014      5 comments

Thanks to all who have been praying for my sister, Dianne, after her stroke. It's been almost 3 weeks, and so happy to report ~ Dianne went home from the rehab hospital yesterday, on her 59th birthday! She still can't swallow enough to eat or ta... Read more
prayers for my sister please
Tuesday, June 03, 2014      7 comments

Asking for specific prayers for my sister, Dianne, who suffered another stroke yesterday. She had her first one over 25 years ago in her early 30's which left her with paralysis on her right side. With therapy she learned how to walk again, but ... Read more
Summer Goals and My Daily Prayer
Saturday, May 31, 2014      3 comments

My Summer Health Goals (June 1 - September 22) emoticon Walk 30-60 min. 5 X weekly, do strength training 2 times... Read more
Always Learning and Re-Learning
Friday, May 02, 2014      4 comments

Still trying to figure myself out when it comes to taking care of my body. The latest thing I've tried to incorporate into my bag of tricks for getting back on track is a bible study with the focus of getting healthy emotionally, spiritually, me... Read more
Loving my Spark Activity Tracker
Tuesday, April 29, 2014      5 comments

emoticon 2nd day in a row to reach 10,000 steps walked! I'm shocked, but the 3 mile walk at the Missouri Bota... Read more
Spark Tracker
Thursday, April 17, 2014      3 comments

My Spark Tracker came in the mail yesterday, and put it on this morning for the first time. I've cleaned my house and trimmed my bushes in the front yard for about 90 min. and only have 2838 steps in so far! It looks like the daily 10,000 steps ... Read more
opinions needed on tracking devices (ie FitBit)
Thursday, April 03, 2014      3 comments

I'm considering getting a tracking device for my walking/other exercise and have been told the Fitbit Flex is the way to go. I'd like some feedback on what tracking devices you use and the pros and cons. Thanks! Commit and carry through, ... Read more
Staying Busy & Doing Well
Monday, March 17, 2014      5 comments

I know I've not posted for a while but that's because I've been busy. I've had a few appointments, am participating in several Lenten activities per week at my church, been walking almost every day 1-2 miles, attending bible study, and running ... Read more
March Goals, etc.
Thursday, March 06, 2014      3 comments

Getting back on track. I tried walking at the mall the on Tuesday (due to cold weather) for the first time since my surgery. I had done laps inside my house, but nothing more. Shocking how worn out I got when I added more distance. It wasn't my... Read more
New Month ~ Checking In
Monday, March 03, 2014      3 comments

Glad to report I'm still down 5 pounds since New Year's Day. I've not been eating the healthiest lately, and haven't been able to exercise since my hernia and surgery so I wasn't sure what to expect when I stepped on the scale this morning. I di... Read more
Feeling Determined
Monday, February 24, 2014      4 comments

One week after hernia repair surgery ~ not really knowing what to expect ~ a pain in a different location woke me up 3 times last night ~ kinda like a serious, pulling cramp just below my belly button ~ one pain pill took care of that. Still hav... Read more
Home from the Hospital
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      6 comments

My hernia repair surgery went well on Monday. It was all done laparoscopically! The hernia itself was about the size of a quarter. The hole itself was not stitched shut, rather they put a piece of mesh behind it to seal the opening. That's the s... Read more

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