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Covid - Day 2
Friday, January 29, 2021      57 comments

I received the positive diagnosis of Covid yesterday. Most of us have dreaded this. I often wondered what it would be like. Would I end up on a ventilator? I have found that Covid is different for every person. At this time, I have extreme fatig... Read more
Friday, January 22, 2021      38 comments

What do I do on a day/evening when I am low. I Spark, I read blogs, I read Bible verses or listen to music. After doing this, I feel blessed, inspired and think much less about ME and more about others. I have been with Spark since September of ... Read more
A Chance Meeting
Monday, December 28, 2020      37 comments

Christmas is over. 2020 has been a strange year. We have had a tough year. Many of us have lost members of our family or friends to Covid. It was suggested that we not attend large gatherings, or attend family get-togethers. There was a reason t... Read more
My Yearly Fitness Minutes Goal
Sunday, November 29, 2020      33 comments

I am not certain that a lot of people do this. It has been my first goal to set every January, on Spark People. On the bottom of our fitness tracker there is a Month/Year Minutes goal. Normally, I set my goal around 20,000 fitness minutes. I wan... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Thinking About Weight
Monday, October 19, 2020      47 comments

I am almost at goal with my weight. I set two goals. I reached one. I then added another. Getting to my goal weight is one thing. But will this satisfy me? Will I still feel fat? This is something I ponder. The brain will still tell me I need to... Read more
Sunday Ramblings
Sunday, September 06, 2020      33 comments

I fell yesterday. Fortunately, it was not like the fall several years ago, when I broke several bones. I am just sore. Less exercise this weekend. It is such a beautiful day. The COVID numbers are so high in our county. They shot up because of ... Read more
Registration Is Open For BLC 44
Sunday, August 09, 2020      18 comments

I am a Co-Captain with BLC. I have belonged to BLC challenges for several rounds. The teams are supportive, friendly, and fun. There is accountability which is important for many of us when we are on our weight-loss journey. I hope that you wil... Read more
Not A Great Way To Start The Week
Monday, July 13, 2020      37 comments

Today hubby and I took a long walk together. I then went to the gym for my workout class. We went to WalMart after the class. What a mistake! A man had his cart crossway in an aisle and took up the other half looking at something. We tried... Read more
Things Are Reopening
Wednesday, June 10, 2020      33 comments

It has been a tough time for all of us. COVID 19 has kept us isolated. My husband and I have continued grocery shopping and taking walks. I missed m... Read more
Stay Safe
Sunday, April 05, 2020      34 comments

We all are in this together. Most states in the United States have some type of shut down/emergency in place. Yet, there are news stories showing that some people are still throwing parties. There are also some churches holding service. I mentio... Read more
Wednesday - Isolation
Wednesday, March 25, 2020      31 comments

Happy Wednesday. I am actually losing track of the days. I sometimes cannot remember if it is Tuesday or Wednesday. They all run together since we are isolating and not going to any functions. I am still walking every day with hubby. I had phone... Read more
COVID-19 - We Need To Worry Less
Thursday, March 19, 2020      31 comments

As an older woman, I have experienced the fear of many plagues, flus and more. I try not to worry. I do abide by the advice of the CDC and local physicians. I know that I am not invincible. I may get COVID-19. I am trying to stay active. I take ... Read more
When Life Gets Tough - Look For A Silver Lining
Tuesday, February 11, 2020      35 comments

The past 14 months have been tough. Although I try not to dwell on it, my husband is in bad health. In December 2018 he had a stint inserted into a coronary artery. Heart issues were discovered. Serving in the military, working hard as he rehabb... Read more
To Become Skinny or Healthy
Monday, December 23, 2019      25 comments

In my last blog I mentioned gaining a couple of pounds. Yay, they have been removed. However, the struggle is real for losing 10 more. I did go to the exercise class at my gym today. Since it is the holiday week, my exercise classes are cancelle... Read more
Sunday Blog - This and That
Sunday, December 08, 2019      26 comments

I recently gained almost 3 pounds. It is unusual for me to gain because I try as I might to eat well, exercise daily, etc. While 3 pounds may not sound like a lot of weight to many - it is a lot of weight for me. I am making a goal to lose 3 pou... Read more

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