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A walk with "friends"
Saturday, June 11, 2011      8 comments

It's 10:30 on Saturday morning. I just checked my pedometer and I'm already at 9300 steps!!! I'd like to thank the following "friends" for keeping me steppin' for 70 minutes! Istanbul (not Constantinople) - They Might Be Giants How to b... Read more
Sparkers are the best~!
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      3 comments

To all fellow SparkPeople..... Thank you for being the best community in the land! I have "met" so many wonderful, kind, thoughtful, caring, funny, warm and nurturing SparkFriends. I cannot believe how much I have changed (for the better,... Read more
Healing thoughts needed.....
Monday, August 30, 2010      3 comments

Hi SparkFriends! One of our fellow sparkers has a need for prayers/healing thoughts. Lisa579's friend Karen is very ill (cancer). If you're so inclined, please visit Lisa579's blog from yesterday (8/29/10) and send some much needed healin... Read more
Another First!
Saturday, August 28, 2010      6 comments

Here's what I ate at the Minnesota State Fair this year: Perfect Pickle (deep fried pickle slices - about 8 ) 1/2 Strawberry smoothie (sweetened strawberries, protein powder, ice) 1/2 dish of vanilla Nitro Ice Cream (no toppings) T... Read more
Slow and steady.....
Friday, August 27, 2010      4 comments

Another weigh in with a 1/2 pound loss and I couldn't be happier. I've lost 10 pounds as of today!!!!!! That was my first medium sized goal and I'm so happy and so proud!! Next in line is to hit 10% weight loss (only 6 more pounds for th... Read more
Little Victories!
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      5 comments

#1 - I went to the store (at work) to buy a b-day card today. Usually, my norm is to buy other things as well......Laffy Taffy, Bit-o-Honey, Truffles.....you get the idea. Today, I purchased just the card! I actually had my hand in the bucket... Read more
Notes to self
Thursday, August 12, 2010      2 comments

"Because it's there" is NOT a good reason to eat something! Think before you eat. WHY are you eating? WHAT are you eating? HOW will this affect your Healthy Goals? Eat slower. Don't worry about there not being enough food. ... Read more
Sweaters in 90 degree weather....brilliant!
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      3 comments

We're going through a batch of 90+ degree days. I understand the need for air conditioning and will be the first one to say that I'd be miserable without it. But, why do offices/restaurants/malls have to be so danged cold?? I just had t... Read more
Thanks goodness for indoor tennis!
Monday, August 09, 2010      1 comments

My next tennis class starts tonight and, for the first time, I am grateful it's on an indoor tennis court! I love the heat...really, I do. It's just that I don't like exercising (hard) for 90 minutes in it. Heat Stroke is just not some... Read more
Well done!
Sunday, August 08, 2010      4 comments

Along with thousands of other brave folks, we went to the last day of the Uptown Art Fair this morning. Temps had to be in the high 80's (at 9:30am!) and the dew point was about a bazillion! It was great fun! We ate at home before we went an... Read more
Enjoying the weekend
Saturday, August 07, 2010      4 comments

Just wanted to say how much I'm enjoying the weekend. So far, it's been filled with family, exercise and lots of sun! And, I'm done with the laundry and it's only Saturday...woo-hoo!... Read more
Drumstick, Part II
Friday, August 06, 2010      2 comments

I'm starting to scare myself! Last night, I told Michael that I had enough "left in the bank" to have the last Drumstick in the freezer. He kidded that it was a good thing we had played tennis that afternoon. That made me laugh and then... Read more
Woo-Hoo...another 1/2 pound gone!
Thursday, August 05, 2010      4 comments

I really wasn't expecting to lose anything this week so I was very pleasantly surprised to see .5 pound gone this morning!!! I wish you could have seen the smile on my face.....it was a beamer! I can see that the choices I make really do m... Read more
One small step for Mary...
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      6 comments

So, last night I had about 400 calories left "to spend." I was thinking of just grabbing the last Drumstick Ice Cream in the freezer and eating that for dinner. 300 calories...I can afford that! Then, I thought about the nutrition factor.... Read more
August 1st? How did that happen?!?!?!
Sunday, August 01, 2010      3 comments

I am in awe of the way time flies. The older I get, the faster it goes! Just a reminder to make the most of every day, Mary. You won't get another 8/1/10. Try and remember that every day is a gift and you CAN make each day count!!!!... Read more

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