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30 Minute a day walking personal Challenge Update (video blog)
Saturday, June 22, 2013      3 comments

May 23, I committed to walking 30 minutes or more a day. I have succeeded with this up until June 19th when I got too sick to really get that walk in. I am back at my walking and achieving 10K a day with walking and going to CURVES for Circuit... Read more
Week 1--Synopsis.... did I do it? (video blog)
Thursday, May 30, 2013      3 comments

1/2 hr walk was my goal that I had given myself last week. I decided to do the Video blog to make it a bit more official in my mind. It worked! I did do 1/2 hr walk or more every day and with some days going to Curves to do some Circuit as w... Read more
Day 1- again (video blog)
Friday, May 24, 2013      12 comments

I can't begin to think of how many day 1's I have had... but here I go again, Day 1 and going to see what I can do different to get things in order in my life... Read more
Pertussis -the cough (video blog)
Friday, January 11, 2013      0 comments

Not a good Woohoo moment, but this is definitely an eye opener for me. This is my cough after some treatment in the hospital, nothing as severe as when it first started, but this is the cough I currently live with after 4 months of treatment. ... Read more
Health
Friday, January 11, 2013      0 comments

When you have health you don't notice how much you have going for you in life. I have been fighting for good health since Labor Day 2012. I developed Pertussis then and this has affected me in many ways. There was the initial oh my goodness I ... Read more
Lesson Learned
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      5 comments

I learned an important lesson today. Normally throughout the day I check my FItbit just to see where I am with my steps and today I thought... lets try something different. I thought lets just do a day without looking at the Fitbit and just go... Read more
24 Fitness Minutes
Saturday, December 01, 2012      1 comments

If it were not for Fitbit tracking and syncing to Sparkpeople I would not have known that it was possible for me to achieve this--24 points for Fitness Minutes. I am shocked and amazed--and smiling ear to ear! This is the lady disliked exe... Read more
Day 4
Thursday, November 29, 2012      0 comments

I am very pleased wit what I have achieved in 4 days. I am doing indoor workouts on my Gazelle and I found that I was able to continue the exercise even though I was having coughing spells. I read about the 10 minute exercise challenge a... Read more
Day 2
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      0 comments

I am currently reading The Spark--yes, I had to get the dust off to read it--but I am reading it and finally getting what Sparkpeople is really about. I never realized the importance of streaks, but the important thing is that I am getting it! ... Read more
Where have I been?
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      2 comments

I got a phone call from my TOPS friend Pam asking where I had been. Great question Pam. Do I start with a husband that left me in September or the part where in October he had surgery for colon cancer and then developed complications. Blood c... Read more
I don't wanna wear that on my walk with you!!!
Thursday, January 01, 2009      0 comments

My poor walking buddy got a new coat for Christmas. Can you just see the excitement on his face about wearing his new coat to walk with me over the winter?? The poor boy has to... Read more
Raking Leaves--Leave me alone!!
Thursday, November 06, 2008      1 comments

When you live in Western PA you have the pleasure of raking a few leaves. That pleasure comes before the pleasure of shoveling snow and just after the pleasure of mowing the lawn.... Read more
12 weeks and 30 pounds Lighter
Saturday, November 01, 2008      0 comments

It amazes me that I have consistently lost weight each week with the exception of one week of staying the same. I know this is a major accomplishment to lose just one pound. One pounds adds to another and soon you see 5 gone, then 10 and next ... Read more
One-Fourth of the way to Goal
Friday, October 10, 2008      2 comments

As of 10/9/08 I have lost 26 Pounds and that means I am one-fourth of the way to my goal weight. When I consider that this has taken place over 9 weeks and that I have lost every week since I started to try. I just have to smile BIG on the i... Read more
I lost my marbles with my Doctor's approval
Thursday, October 09, 2008      1 comments

23 pounds as of my last TOPS weigh in on 10/2/08 which means I am hoping to add a few more marbles to my weight loss jar tonight!! 3 months ago at the end of my visit with my PCP he encouraged me to loose just a few pounds before I returned... Read more

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