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Recouping from Hip Replacement Surgery
Tuesday, March 17, 2015      4 comments

Well, on March 9th I had my right hip replaced. All went well with that. A little added bonus, or not, is the tingly foot/leg that I now have to work with. It's like both my foot and leg are asleep. And if you know anything about sleepy foot... Read more
Weigh in and doing a happy happy dance!!
Sunday, February 15, 2015      3 comments

I just weighed in for the week...first time I had a chance since I visited my doctor and was weighed at her office...I know i saw 254.5 there...but had a hard time believing it..and I was out town until a bit ago and decided to step on my scales... Read more
Might be down but not out
Monday, February 09, 2015      4 comments

Last Thursday I took a spill at work and was very lucky I landed on my butt and did not hurt my knees. However, hopefully all I did was bruise my hip and bottom side. I cannot hardly move or walk. I have a doctor appointment on Wednesday to se... Read more
Happy Friday and random thoughts
Friday, January 30, 2015      2 comments

It is already Friday. My, how the week has flown by. I cannot believe it is almost February. I have been working my best on working on me and it is sort of scary. I find that the more open I am about me and my stuff going on with myself, the ... Read more
Down 173.6 from my highest
Tuesday, January 27, 2015      4 comments

Today is my weigh in day and it was very nice to see 261.4 looking back at me. It took me way back to January 2003 when I was at my highest weight. And I am 11.4 pounds from where I want to be on March 9th when I have my right hip replaced. ... Read more
Sunday, new day, new week!
Sunday, January 25, 2015      3 comments

I had a great weekend scrapbooking/cardmaking with a group of 82 women at a crop this last Friday evening and all day Saturday. I was able to enjoy visiting and catching up with friends, and stayed true to my program. Fortunately, the caterer,... Read more
It is to be, because it IS ME...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015      1 comments

For eons the line "If it is to be it is up to me", has been my mantra. Funny, I just read a blog that had that line in it, too. Got me to thinking....and for 38 years I have said that line over and over and where have I landed? For star... Read more
Relighting Spark here at SP
Sunday, January 18, 2015      3 comments

It's been 7 months since I have been over here at SP. Lots has happened in my life. Last February I had a total left knee replacement. In May I had a total right knee replacement. And this coming March 9th I am having a complete right hip re... Read more
Back to Sparkpeople
Thursday, May 29, 2014      1 comments

Lots has happened with me since I have logged into Spark people, for me. Health wise, I had my first knee replacement on February 10th. And then on May 19th, my second knee replacement. I stepped on the scale a little while ago, and imagine my... Read more
Really never quit quitting
Saturday, May 18, 2013      6 comments

It has been about eight months since I have been on Sparkpeople. However, I am happy to say that somewhere in the middle of these eight months, I got back on track towards healthy. I am at my lowest weight since I was 17 years old. For me this... Read more
Never quit quitting
Monday, September 03, 2012      3 comments

Today that is where I am at. I have been in such a funk all summer long...and today I decided I need to work myself out of it. The place I turn to every time is faithful, dependable, Sparkpeople....it's here just mine for the clicking....today... Read more
Just do it
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      4 comments

Since returning to SP I have been searching for another team to join for additional support. I keep jumping around reading posts on different teams and wonder if 'this team is for me'....well, I just did it...I up and joined one that appears to... Read more
Never quit quitting
Monday, June 04, 2012      2 comments

That's what I tell my friends who are smokers...who have quit and then started up again, or those who are trying to quit for the first time. It is a process. I should know as I have successfully quit smoking 3 times. And I know that it was no... Read more
Today is the first day of the rest of my life
Monday, September 05, 2011      6 comments

I need to remind myself of this, daily. I can make what I want out of today. I have a clean white slate. What I create, is up to me. I have been up and down on my journey the last couple of years and need to get back on it. I recently... Read more
Where did this last year go???
Sunday, February 13, 2011      5 comments

Well, it's been a while since I have been on SP and my clothes tell me so every morning when I get dressed. I have been off doing 'stuff' for everyone in this world, except me. It's time that I focus on me and getting myself in a better place.... Read more

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