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Review of food trackers
Saturday, July 10, 2021      11 comments

Review of Food trackers I tried out: Life Sum, My Fitness Pal, Cronometer, and My Net Diary. I started trying out the trackers on June 14th and finished on June 29th. The first week, I lost two pounds. Then my brother came down and exercises s... Read more
Don't let anyone/anything take away your sparkle
Tuesday, January 12, 2021      2 comments

I just posted this to my Hula Hoop for Fun & Fitness team. We are having a challenge of HOPE that started on the 4th. The H was for Healthy living and this week was all about optimism. Never did I realize when I made this challenge, we would see... Read more
I just became team leader of the Hula hoop for fun and fitness team
Friday, May 25, 2018      8 comments

Ok, I am now leader of the Hula hoop for fun & fitness. SCARY! lol. I think it will be fun. I didn't plan on being leader. We didn't have a leader and thought what does it take to be a leader. I pushed the button to become leader and though... Read more
My Summer Plan
Thursday, April 19, 2018      4 comments

My schedule is changing with summer. This plan is NEEDED to keep me feeling JOYFUL instead of frustrated. ... Read more
Saturday, February 03, 2018      3 comments

Update March 3, 2018: I was playing with grand kids the other night and realized that I have never had passion for exercising. I did have passion for life and being fit gave me more fun in life because there are less limits. So I am getting b... Read more
Remember you are doing more than just loosing weight.
Friday, February 02, 2018      2 comments

Today I was reading a thread and someone added a link to another discussion on same topic. As I was reading the comments, I found my own post. I didn't remember writing it but I needed to inspire me today. I am posting it here so I will have ... Read more
Please don't quit exercising again!
Sunday, June 25, 2017      1 comments

This blog is from me to me. I hope I listen. Why must I continue? Because EVERY TIME I quit, I start having pain again. I can't lift as much or have the energy to do all I want. I especially miss flying the grandchildren around the room. I m... Read more
Learning about maintenance
Tuesday, May 26, 2015      4 comments

Maintenance is a funny thing. It doesn't matter if it is your car, your house, your weight, whatever. Maintenance just doesn't show. You can keep the house clean and maintain it, but nobody notices until one day you don't clean it. Then every... Read more
There is no finish line in a lifestyle
Thursday, September 04, 2014      3 comments

I want a healthy lifestyle and slowly realizing that there isn't a finish line in a lifestyle. I have read that, but never internalized it. I realize that every time I gain weight or loose muscle, it is just a lesson of what not to do next tim... Read more
Still learning: Need to fit in 10 minutes all through day!!!
Saturday, August 30, 2014      1 comments

It is funny how SP has always talked about 10 minutes at a time. I always said this doesn't work for me. I do my morning routine and then I am done. lol. EXCEPT when something comes a long and interrupts it. Most of the time I am able to pro... Read more
I have a healthier lifestyle than I thought.
Friday, November 15, 2013      3 comments

I was recently visiting relatives and had a great time but did not have my normal routine. By the end of 4 or 5 days, I was craving vegetables, outside time, and even exercise. I thought I really didn't like exercising so it really blew my mind ... Read more
The reports tell all
Thursday, October 31, 2013      4 comments

How many times do you say, "I will skip my workout today. It will be fine. I do it most days." I didn't think I was saying it much until I ran the spark people reports. Ouch! That hurt. I saw that what I thought was maybe once a week may rea... Read more
Water skiing is a lot like weight-loss. Check it out. lol
Saturday, October 12, 2013      6 comments

Weight loss is a lot like water skiing. If you do everything right then you are able to get up on the skies. Other times, the water is choppy and very hard to get up even when you are doing everything right. Those are the times you stay in a ... Read more
New formula for weightloss
Monday, October 07, 2013      3 comments

Energy (fuel) + endurance (cardio) + strength (toning) + flexibility (stretching)= an energetic, healthy, active life. ... Read more
Learn from your mistakes
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      3 comments

When you make mistakes, don't beat yourself up. Instead look to see where you messed up and why. Plan how you will handle it the next time those temptations come to you. Then check to see if you did did not give into the temptation would you hav... Read more

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