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One week progress.
Saturday, June 24, 2017      6 comments

I have been back on Spark People for one week, and I am down exactly one pound. This week was good. I was not starving or feeling deprived. My exe... Read more
Taking in the view
Tuesday, June 20, 2017      3 comments

An old song by the band Kansas comes to mind a lot lately. It is titled "Taking in the View." The song tells the story of someone who's life circumstances are changing, and they must adapt, much like my family is now. It was not a hit song, b... Read more
Slipped back a little, time to refocus!
Sunday, June 18, 2017      10 comments

After losing 50 pounds two years ago with consistent effort, I have strayed from my spark path! After my father passed away, my mom wanted to move in with us. Luckily, we are glad to have her! We updated and sold our home, only to find n... Read more
Life changes.
Sunday, October 30, 2016      9 comments

I have been off the radar for a about 2 months. I got lost in school work and home projects. I am sorry to leave you all hanging! I blogged yesterday that I've been navigating rough seas. Thank you all for your caring replies. What is real... Read more
Staying steady...
Saturday, October 29, 2016      9 comments

I am holding steady in some rough seas. Will blog when time permits!... Read more
Summer afternoon.
Thursday, July 21, 2016      8 comments

I'm sitting on the back porch on a summer afternoon. Toda... Read more
Change is coming...
Thursday, June 30, 2016      7 comments

When my hubby and bought this house 11 years ago, we both agreed we were staying here. Hmmm, life has sent me a curve ball. Mom wishes to come live with us. It is a beautiful, wonderful thing for all of us, but the house is not suitable for... Read more
Finding new normal.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016      9 comments

Thank you for reading my blog today! Yesterday we traveled home after the funeral. I've been off track with family and events. Stress got to me last evening, and I ate too many cookies, but I will forgive myself and move on. Today I'll... Read more
Finding new normal.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016      3 comments

Thank you for reading my blog today! Yesterday we traveled home after the funeral. I've been off track with family and events. Stress got to me last evening, and I ate too many cookies, but I will forgive myself and move on. Today I'll... Read more
Prevention and early detection.
Friday, June 03, 2016      17 comments

Thank-you for reading my blog today. My father died on Tuesday from cancer at age 64. The saddest part is that he may have lived longer. Dad didn't like to go to the doctor. He avoided it at all costs. He certainly never contented to an... Read more
Difficult news.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016      14 comments

We found out yesterday that my dad has cancerous lesions on his liver and pancreas. This in conjunction with his other health problems (COPD, rheumatoid arthritis, and high blood pressure) mean uncertainty abounds. Hope the oncologist can... Read more
Reflection of one SparkYear.
Sunday, May 15, 2016      15 comments

Thank-you for reading my blog today. In May 2015 I joined SparkPeople and a gym to become healthier. I also wanted to lose some weight. I grew up in the 1980's. At that time the health community recommended low fat... Eggs were considere... Read more
A detour is a good thing, just have to get back on the road soon!
Sunday, May 08, 2016      12 comments

Thank-you all for reading my blog today - it is about the detours life brings us and their value. On Monday night, my 96-year old grandmother passed away. She is with Jesus and much beloved family in heaven now. We are all glad for her to... Read more
Race day!
Saturday, April 23, 2016      12 comments

Thank you for reading my blog and for your consistent support! One year ago, I was 49 pounds heavier and very out of shape! Today I ran, no walking at all, a 5k! I've been training for the last few months. I started with practice 5k times ... Read more
One week to 5k!
Saturday, April 16, 2016      13 comments

Thank you for taking the time to read about my goal for my upcoming 5k! In one week I will participate in my first RUNNING 5k. I've walked them before, but never been able to run! One year ago I could not run 3 blocks! Simply crossing the ... Read more

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