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Getting Ready To Do The Survivor's Lap At ACS' Relay For Life Tonight
Friday, May 20, 2011      4 comments

The preparation for this event has been causing me to be a lot more introspective than usual; maybe not a bad thing. This time last year I was not feeling at all like a survivor, more like a science experiment! I can say that with a smile thi... Read more
Reflections While Baking Mom's Zucchini Bread Recipe
Thursday, May 19, 2011      5 comments

Last night, I baked 4 loaves of homemade zucchini bread for tomorrow's American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event. My company joined the Relay last year in my honor after I was diagnosed with cancer. This time last year, I was still underg... Read more
I Am Ready to Step It Up!!!
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      5 comments

Now that I am a "regular" at LA Fitness, several of the personal trainers have been sharing some of their tips with me for free! I have been noticing that my cardio workouts have been getting a lot easier lately, so one of them suggested I star... Read more
199 Pounds!!! Finally In The One-der Numbers! Woohoo!!!
Sunday, May 15, 2011      26 comments

This has been a rough week for me and I wasn't too sure I would be able to lose the 1 lb. to be officially in the 100's. But, this morning I stepped on the scales and there it was...199!!! ... Read more
BAM!!! Ambushed By The Dark Chocolate Snickers Bar In The Refrigerator!!!
Thursday, May 12, 2011      13 comments

Ok, let me explain WHY the Snickers Bar was in my fridge in the first place. For my birthday a couple of weeks ago, no one gave me a cake out of respect for my goals (darn)! But, my daughter gave me the Snickers Bar with a card and said, "Mom... Read more
Is Going To The Gym Addictive???
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      14 comments

I obviously have an addictive personality. First and foremost, was my lifetime food addiction. A close second was cigarette smoking. Now, I think I am in danger of becoming addicted to the gym! Who woulda thought! ... Read more
Happy Day Wishes To All!!!
Sunday, May 08, 2011      3 comments

I am working all day today and may not have a chance to go visit all my SparkFriends to wish everyone a Happy Mother's Day. So, just in case, I wanted to put this little blog out to everyone. First, I hope all mothers enjoy time with their... Read more
Marking the Date: 200 lbs. Today/40 lbs. Down!!! Woohoo!!
Friday, May 06, 2011      16 comments

Had to mark this date to keep a permanent record for myself. Now that the going is getting a little rougher, I need all the motivation I can get! It is usually around this weight that I give up....NOT THIS TIME!!! Actually, I weighed myse... Read more
More Misadventures at the Gym!!!
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      14 comments

I have been going to the gym more frequently and working out longer since I quit smoking. It seems to be helping me by giving me something to do that takes my mind off this quitting process. And, I am getting so tired that I don't have enough ... Read more
Nature Walk with Hubby This Beautiful Sunday Morning
Sunday, May 01, 2011      7 comments

Most of you know I have just quit smoking (see previous blog). As a result, I have amped up my exercise and overall daily activity level to keep busy. I was at the gym very early Saturday morning and after my workout, hubby and I went shopping... Read more
Difficult (and embarassing) Confession...
Friday, April 29, 2011      14 comments

So, with all the positive things I have been doing to attain a healthier lifestyle, there is one glaring omission...I relapsed and went back to smoking cigarrettes when I was undergoing radiation last May. I know, brilliant!!! ... Read more
59 and FINE!!! The Birthday Blog
Thursday, April 28, 2011      9 comments

The word "fine" can mean quite a few different things. Like, I am doing fine. Praise God, I can say I am doing fine today. This time last year, I was not sure if I would live to see another birthday....so, yes, today I am doing fine. ... Read more
Husband Joined Me at the Gym Yesterday!!!
Sunday, April 24, 2011      8 comments

My husband has always been very supportive of me over the 32 years we have been together. I am blessed to have found such a wonderful man to spend my life with. Lately, he has been expressing some interest in my "adventures" at LA Fitness.... Read more
Water Aerobics...Who Knew???
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      9 comments

Today was my day off from work, so I decided to go to the 9 am water aerobics class at LA Fitness. I must admit, I was skeptical about the workout I would get because I had watched a few minutes and all I saw was a group of elderly ladies (I kn... Read more
Day to Celebrate!
Sunday, April 17, 2011      6 comments

While I have been steadily losing 1 lb. every week, it was very gratifying to weigh myself this week and see 3 lbs. gone! I know we should not focus on just the scale and I don't. I am in the smallest clothes in my closet (the rest were taken ... Read more

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