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Reviewing the Last 10 Years...
Tuesday, June 08, 2021      9 comments

As I comb through and save various blogs I have written over the past 10 years, I find myself so grateful for all of the love and support I received from you. I am also so grateful that Spark is giving us enough time for proper goodbyes and eno... Read more
No cheat days...
Wednesday, December 09, 2020      10 comments

I’m still going strong! On 12/26/2019 I got back into exercising every day. I’ve only missed two days - after a spine biopsy. I listened to the Doctor on that one! I’ve been speedwalking a hilly 4 miles every day. Today was freezing. I switched... Read more
Had To Say Goodbye To Roxy Today...
Wednesday, June 24, 2020      18 comments

My heart is broken. 💔 ... Read more
5 month streak!
Wednesday, May 27, 2020      15 comments

5/26 marked 5 months of my exercise streak! I started out slow - due to major lower back issues and built my program back up. I focused on consistency. I “X” marked every day on my calendar. I am currently walking 4 miles at a 15.52/mile pace. ... Read more
I turned 57 yesterday...
Monday, May 18, 2020      11 comments

Yesterday was my 57th birthday. My family celebrated it with me Friday and Saturday - my husband had to fly out of town on my birthday for work. We had a great time on the boat, enjoyed a delicious meal and watched a movie together. My son an... Read more
Checking In...
Friday, January 31, 2020      10 comments

I’ve been on a great exercise streak! I am mixing up running & walking - getting in 4 miles per day. The weather has been in the 40’s and 50’s, so I haven’t had to use my treadmill in weeks. I spent 5 days in Florida, outside everyday, too. I’m... Read more
Back to Running...
Saturday, January 04, 2020      9 comments

Now that I dropped the weight, I have been thinking about what type of cardio exercise I want to incorporate. I really would like to run again. Because of my back issues, I decided to start out at a slow pace, increasing over time, to see ... Read more
Day to reflect...
Tuesday, December 10, 2019      12 comments

Today I had to get a bone marrow biopsy. The radiologist wrote that spots on my spine “progressed” (mri), so...my doctors felt this was the safest way to try to figure out what is going on in my body. The biggest spot on my spine is not in the ... Read more
Still kicking and Forks Over Knives Food Plan
Sunday, October 20, 2019      12 comments

I had a ton of tests done, got a second opinion from a Doctor at Univ of Penn, saw an infectious disease Doctor and had more tests. Nothing has grown. I still have no symptoms. Oncologist said it may be a rare, slow growing cancer or sarcoidosis... Read more
Thursday, May 30, 2019      21 comments

About 2 months ago, I was getting out of bed. I stepped down and my leg hurt so bad I dropped to my knees. My hubby saw me and said “walk it out”. He has lots of back issues and said I had sciatica. It did calm down as I walked around. I went ... Read more
Staying on track...
Wednesday, February 06, 2019      13 comments

I am staying on track with my food plan! I am enjoying making new recipes. This morning, I made my first tofu scramble! I found a great recipe. It was m... Read more
Made It Through The Holidays...
Wednesday, December 26, 2018      14 comments

I hope your holidays are merry! Hubby and I found ourselves in the car, traveling from house to house. I had two splurges while visiting friends Christmas Eve/Christmas. I enjoyed some baked ziti at a Christmas Eve get together. I was hungry an... Read more
Not Led Into Temptation...
Sunday, December 23, 2018      16 comments

I hosted an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party for 30 guests Friday night. It was a lot of fun. I set up a photo booth and handed out 12 trophies! ... Read more
5 Weeks Down and What I’ve been Up To...
Sunday, December 09, 2018      13 comments

I just completed week 5 of my food plan. I am doing very well! I have more energy and my tummy feels so much better. Last week I bought an air fryer. It took some time to research. Some brands do not work - they don’t get hot enough, have short... Read more
Three Weeks In - Still on the Food Plan...
Sunday, November 25, 2018      10 comments

I have stuck to it! This week I experimented with different veggies and recipes. I am trying to make sure I don't get bored and am not eating the same meals all of the time. My challenges have been the absence of EVOO and cheese. ... Read more

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