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I met a Spark friend!!
Sunday, July 06, 2014      12 comments

It was a beautiful day to meet a new friend! Cheri (68Anne) has been such a huge source of support and inspiration to me since I joined Sparkpeople. She co-leads our NH te... Read more
Sunday, March 02, 2014      13 comments

OOOOHHHH! Now I finally get it. emoticon I got a fitbit back in August of 2013. Since then, I've made pers... Read more
My name is Brenda...and I'm addicted to food.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014      13 comments

Please know that I mean no disrespect to my sparkfriends involved in 12 step programs...I admire you for your strength and courage. As a sibling, daughter, and granddaughter of alcoholics, I know all too well the power of an addiction. I ... Read more
Are You Ready For Some Football???
Sunday, January 19, 2014      12 comments

I am a huge Pats fan. Always have been. Always will be. Just so you know, I loved them when they couldn't get to a playoff game....I loved them when they really stunk....s... Read more
Fitbits and Brothers and Sisters, Oh MY!
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      19 comments

I am the oldest child of four. I like calling myself a child because in 2014 I will be 50 (just got my notice to subscribe to AARP!) My siblings and I are, and always have been close. They are my best friends and I am happiest when we are all to... Read more
The Red Sox, the Patriots, and ME!
Sunday, September 22, 2013      6 comments

Just a couple of notes before the blog: 1. I am not an athlete...in fact if a ball comes anywhere near me, I duck and might even squeal! 2. I am not bashing any team--if you love the Yankees or the Cowboys--Good for you! I celebrate any fan ... Read more
Words of Wisdom that mean nothing...until they mean something
Tuesday, September 03, 2013      16 comments

Like..."They grow up so fast!" I just barely listened when people said that to me repeatedly. But today...How can my daughter be 8 years old when I just gave birth to her last week???? Or "An apple a day, keeps the doctor away"--meant noth... Read more
How can this be my favorite place???
Thursday, August 22, 2013      10 comments

The loo, the bathroom, powder room, throne room...(can't wait to see what else you call it!) is, believe it or not, my current favorite place in the house. I get pea... Read more
I just really don't have a choice...
Sunday, August 04, 2013      15 comments

I need to find my healthy self. She went away in December, replaced by some lazy food addict. I let her take over and bury the healthy me...the healthy me that I found here, with all this support, encouragement and motivation. I was so taken ove... Read more
I am thankful...
Monday, November 26, 2012      4 comments

...to Menia, who asked me oh so many weeks ago, "Are you going to do the Biggest Loser Challenge?" I had no idea what that was--I mean other than Bob and Jillian killing people on TV...Thanks Menia for getting me to the place I needed to be. ... Read more
My inspiration to change it up
Sunday, November 04, 2012      12 comments

Love this quote. Makes everything sound as simple as washing your hair. I am changing things up. The weight loss has been steady...but s--l---o---w! So I need to giv... Read more
There will be highs....(sigh!) and there will be lows!
Sunday, October 28, 2012      11 comments

It's not like me to start with the low....but my streak is over and I am so sad!!! I was on a roll--drinking 8 glasses of water every day, exercising 6/7 days a week, log... Read more
Half way/Mid-Round/Goals Check in for BLC
Sunday, October 21, 2012      8 comments

So I made my original goals as the challenge began: Here they are www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=5061289 I'm not so good at adding links...so if I did it incorrectly, it's just my g... Read more
BLC 20 Weekly meal plan
Monday, October 01, 2012      8 comments

I imagine this will be a booooooring blog to those who are not participants...but my task is to put into writing what I will eat this week and my plan to stick to these meals...Mine is rather humdrum...but I've looked through a couple of others ... Read more
Good Day, Sunshine...
Saturday, September 29, 2012      9 comments

It hit me today. It's gray outside, cold rainy dreary...but for me it is a GOOD DAY, SUNSHINE! Here's what hit me...I just realized that it isn't about the number on the scale anymore. I was asked how much weight I'd lost by a friend I hadn't se... Read more

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