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Trying to stay on track
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      6 comments

My weight loss program is still pretty much on track. We did eat out last week. My mother isn't able to get out much so we enjoyed eating what we wanted. I'm continuing to make a main noon meal and supper is around 300 calories. I have... Read more
I'm Back!
Sunday, January 15, 2017      4 comments

I've been off Sparkpeople for several years. During that time I haven't tried going on a diet. I take care of my Mother full time now and there have been some things going on in my life that I didn't even want to think of losing weight. ... Read more
Journey to a Healthier Me -- Day 47
Saturday, October 19, 2013      4 comments

OK, so yesterday again didn't go so well. I had such great intentions and then my nephew stopped by and I hadn't seen him in a couple of years. We decided to go out for Mexican food and I couldn't stay away from the chips and salsa. Supper wa... Read more
Journey to a Healthier Me -- Day 46
Friday, October 18, 2013      5 comments

This week has not been a good one on my journey. I've been out to eat several times and just could not stay on track. I haven't been drinking water consistently and am just plain down. Hope the rest of today will be better. Goal for day ... Read more
Journey to a Healthier Me -- Day 42
Monday, October 14, 2013      2 comments

So I didn't go to sleep until around 1:00 am. My kitty woke me up at 4:30 and I fell back to sleep at 5:30. The telephone rings at 6:00 am asking if I can substitute today. Of course I could. Thank goodness I had set out some soup I had froz... Read more
Journey to a Healthier Me -- Day 37
Wednesday, October 09, 2013      2 comments

I've been sticking to the plan. There have been a few challenges, but I have overcome. I've been busy making up some single serving 200 calorie frozen dinners. I made up a recipe that has 3 stuffed jumbo shells with sauce and a rice hotdish. ... Read more
Journey to a Healthier Me -- Day 32
Friday, October 04, 2013      2 comments

I had tears today, but they from happiness. I needed a new pair of slacks and was able to buy a size smaller!!! ... Read more
Journey to a Healthier Me -- Day 28
Monday, September 30, 2013      2 comments

My day started at 5:30 am. My Mom and I were peeling apples by 6:00 and the first batch of apple butter is almost done. It smells awesome in our house! I'm planning to make another batch tomorrow and also make up several apple crisps. I thin... Read more
Journey to a Healthier Me -- Day 27
Sunday, September 29, 2013      3 comments

Dear God and dearest Lord Jesus, I thank you for blessing me with all I have, but especially I thank you for giving me people and my furry child that love me. Please help me to be compassionate to others and let your light shine through me... Read more
Journey to a Healthier Me -- Day 25
Friday, September 27, 2013      5 comments

emoticon The colors of fall are all around us. I enjoyed a trip with my Mother going for a ride and enjoying ... Read more
Journey to a Healthier Me -- Day 22
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      4 comments

What a beautiful day. I noticed that the leaves are changing. I will need to take my Mom for a ride this week to enjoy the scenery. I did get a chance to try the new "healthier" French fries from Burger King. They were awesome. My Mom and I... Read more
Journey to a Healthier Me -- Day 20
Sunday, September 22, 2013      6 comments

What a busy end to yesterday and beginning to this day. My niece called last evening and needed a place for her and her 2 kids to stay so we rushed around and were so happy to have them. Auntie Barbie (me!) packed breakfast snacks in lunch box... Read more
Journey to a Healthier Me -- Day 19
Sunday, September 22, 2013      6 comments

Thank you Sparkpeople for helping me on this journey. I have been a member of Spark for approximately 7 years. It has been such a help to me even though I have lost weight and then gained it back. Each time I find myself back at Spark. This ... Read more
Journey to a Healthier Me -- Day 17
Thursday, September 19, 2013      3 comments

What a beautiful fall day! I took my Mom out to eat with her red hat friends. I had decided I wouldn't have anything, but then chose a veggie wrap. Very tasty. Afterwards we went on to Loopy's. If you've never heard of this chain store it i... Read more
Journey to a Healthier Me -- Day 15
Tuesday, September 17, 2013      6 comments

Sunday's weigh in was great! Down 3 pounds although I probably gained them back today. We had some birthday celebrating to do. I won't let it bring me down though. Today our washing machine quit so I need to get ready for the Maytag re... Read more

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