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From the mouths of babes
Wednesday, July 08, 2020      1 comments

"Grandma, why is your butt so big?" Ouch. No malice was intended, it was an honest question from a five year old. But it did take me aback. Why is it so big indeed? I wish my butt, and all 280 pounds of the rest of me, wasn't so big. I... Read more
Sunday, August 14, 2011      1 comments

Today I am in at my sister's place. I am staying here to attend a 4 day workshop and then we are going to go down to her cottage for an extended weekend. I am scared silly! Today marks the end of my 3rd week on Spark. I have never felt so e... Read more
Friday and I am so DONE!
Friday, August 12, 2011      2 comments

I have some good news and some bad news. The bad news is yesterday I felt lazy and didn't get any scheduled exercise in. The GOOD news is today I was antsy and WANTED to exercise. That has not happened to me in a LONG time! I went back to the co... Read more
Swam my heart out
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      0 comments

Decided to change up the exercise routine since it was such a nice day here and our community pool has an adult lap swim from 5-6pm. I swam for the entire hour using both front crawl and breast stroke. Wow am I pooped! Feels so good. I am i... Read more
Great Day!
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      1 comments

I had such a great day yesterday. My daughter and her friend came for a visit and my son was able to join us so we went golfing. Its the first time I have golfed this year and it was not too bad! The best part was we had lots of laughs which jus... Read more
Down another 5 pounds!
Monday, August 08, 2011      1 comments

I am so excited! I was down another 5 lbs on my weekly weigh in this morning. It feels good to be getting back in control again and the powerful feelings that come with it. I know the weight loss will slow down but for now I reveling in it! ... Read more
Today was tough
Saturday, August 06, 2011      2 comments

Today was one of those days when I woke up in a blue funk. Over the past 2 years I have come to expect these days after being diagnosed with a severe depression. I have worked really hard over the past two years and have been very fortunate to h... Read more
Life is Good
Friday, August 05, 2011      1 comments

I had a great visit with my daughter yesterday. She is going camping so I helped her with some food prep which included a lot of baking. We made puffed wheat cake, ceral slice, a pasta salad, some veges and dip and some chocolate chip cookies. I... Read more
Lost 5 pounds!
Monday, August 01, 2011      3 comments

I weighed in this morning after a week on Spark and I had lost 5 pounds! I feel great to be off to such a good start. Today was a lazy day though, time to get moving tomorrow. Am starting the day off with a pedicure to reward myself for getting... Read more
Day 7 The Passion is back :-)
Sunday, July 31, 2011      0 comments

I have had rather a strange day. It was a good day but emotional at times. I woke up groggy, even after a good night's sleep, and a tad irritable. My son would say more than a tad but he's biased :-). He escaped outside while I settled in to wa... Read more
Day 5 got that loving feeling :-)
Friday, July 29, 2011      0 comments

I love this feeling. Waking up and looking forward to going for a walk with my dog and my friend. Tasting every bite of a delicious nutrious meal and marveling at how good the food tastes. Riding my bike to the grocery store, picking out healthy... Read more
Day 4
Thursday, July 28, 2011      0 comments

I have given up for now on coming up with creative blog titles, Day 4 works. Today I am just puttering around. I need to get motivated and get moving so I get some exercise in before the Jays game tonight. I did find a classic rock channel on th... Read more
Day 3 Feeling Great!
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      0 comments

I love it when I make it through the 3rd day of making food choice changes. The first three days can be tough but then things start to click and I feel so much better. Today my heel was really hurting so I knew I couldn't do another walk w... Read more
Hurting a bit
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      0 comments

I took the initiative and made a walking date with my friend. We got started and then it started to rain so we went back to her house to do some of the Biggest Loser DVD. First time I had looked at it and really liked it. I enjoyed the show last... Read more
My heart is still beating :-)
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      0 comments

I remember hearing some song lyrics from a Dave Koz song that inspired me: As long as you're still breathing, it's never too late to start again, as long as your heart is still beating , you can try again. I might not have the words exactly righ... Read more

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