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New Month!
Wednesday, May 05, 2021      6 comments

I have been working on getting back to my goal weight without success. I have been letting my sweet tooth get the best of me but "no more"! Starting May 1st I have gotten myself back on track. Spark People has taught me so many healthy habi... Read more
It was a great week!
Monday, March 15, 2021      3 comments

It was a good week. I lost over 2 pounds and now have a plan to go to an exercise class 4 days a week. It is so much fun to exercise with others. The classes are small and we have to mask up but I am ok with that as long as we all stay safe.... Read more
NSV's and a plan!
Thursday, March 11, 2021      6 comments

Yesterday I went to a new exercise class at the gym. Today I realized I was able to do the class and it wasn't a senior class. I also realized my balance has improved. I am so glad that I have continued to workout at home when Covid struck and... Read more
Starting Again and Again!
Tuesday, March 09, 2021      5 comments

So far I haven't been controlling my "Sweet Tooth". I have let it control me. I still have almost 15 pounds to lose to reach my goal weight once again. I do exercise daily but I don't have the same incentive as I did with the classes I attended... Read more
Covid 15
Monday, January 04, 2021      9 comments

Well I finally weighed myself before my 4 year Spark Anniversary. I now have 15 pounds to get back to where I was prior to the shut down. When I retired years ago I was going to a senior exercise class 5 days a week. I knew if I sat at home I... Read more
Year End 2020
Wednesday, December 30, 2020      8 comments

I can't wait for this year to end. I have gained weight during Covid but not sure how much. I am waiting for the swelling in my abdomen to go down. This was caused by my appendectomy. I feel like it is finally improving. Unfortunately my sweet... Read more
Pushing A Wheelchair is Exercise
Tuesday, October 13, 2020      6 comments

I am thinking about yesterday and just realized that I got extra exercise in while pushing my brother in-law around in a wheelchair. Think about all the things you do today and start keeping track of which ones are a form of exercise.... Read more
It's Working
Friday, September 25, 2020      12 comments

I started doing the "21-Day Sweet Tooth Challenge" and "The 30-Day Plateau Busting Challenge"......It is working! Since 09/11/2020 I have lost 4.2 pounds. This Covid weight will not get the better of me. As you know, we never give up!... Read more
Colonoscopy Done
Saturday, August 29, 2020      5 comments

Well yesterday was my colonoscopy. I made it through the prep and woke up way too early. Woke at 3:15 AM. No food or drink after 3:00 AM. Checked in at 7AM. This was the first time I was put all the way out. The drugs they put into my vei... Read more
Happy Birthday to Me!
Monday, July 13, 2020      13 comments

Well I didn't meet my goals of cutting down on sweets and therefore reaching my weight goal. No biggie! I know I will eventually get back on track and I am never giving up! When I started Spark in January 2017 I wanted to lose my weight b... Read more
Back On Track Is Working!
Saturday, June 13, 2020      4 comments

Thank goodness I have never given up on my healthy and fit lifestyle! Staying home got me off track with my eating but the commitment I made June 1st to eat better is working. Down 4.8 pounds! I have been exercising daily but I need to st... Read more
New Month - Back to My Healthy and Fit Lifestyle Attitude!
Monday, June 01, 2020      7 comments

When I retired years ago I decided I would leave the house and go somewhere to exercise. I needed to be around people and keep moving. I am basically a lazy person and I was afraid I would sit around, watch TV, and eat junk food. Well Covid 1... Read more
Sad To See!
Monday, April 13, 2020      7 comments

Facebook is so great to catch up with with family and friends. Unfortunately some of my relatives posted pictures of them visiting my older cousins on Easter. Not good people! All states should be playing it safe with "stay at home " orders. ... Read more
This New Reality Sucks!
Saturday, April 11, 2020      4 comments

This new reality of living life sucks but we just keep doing the best we can. I get up daily have coffee and check into Spark. No matter what is happening I will never give up on trying to live my healthy and fit lifestyle. I have been off ... Read more
It's Going to Be a Great Day!
Friday, February 07, 2020      4 comments

Wow! I woke up this morning with such a positive attitude. So ready to take on the day! First off I was going to PT for rotator cuff problem on the right and tennis elbow on the left. Then a couple of weeks ago I got hit while driving to e... Read more

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