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Time for a RE-BOOT!
Saturday, September 30, 2017      4 comments

Time for a RE-BOOT! Wish it were as easy as hitting the refresh button! I'm taking a class for diabetics and it's making me so aware of how exercise and food work in combination to help my body use sugars. They have us make an action plan and sh... Read more
Finally Found My Motivation
Monday, March 13, 2017      2 comments

Finally Found My Motivation!!!!! Thrilled! I started Dr. Mark Hyman's The 10-Day Detox Diet ~ It's actually not a diet, it's a healthy way of eating. I'm now on day 8 and am doing great. I'm eating more vegetables than ever, I'm never hungry and... Read more
Do's and Dont's of the Mayo Way (and I don't mean mayonnaise LOL)
Saturday, January 28, 2017      3 comments

Just got this in an email from my health insurance company. If you click on the blue link, it gives explanations for each tip. The tip about "only watch as much TV as you do exercising” made me eek! Wouldn’t that be something! ________________... Read more
Wow! Really?
Sunday, January 15, 2017      4 comments

Wow! Have I really not posted a new blog since Nov. 9? I do have to say, my November and December were wonderfully busy with so many enjoyable events and activities with family and friends. I hosted Christmas at my house and it was the perfect d... Read more
Start Each Day with a Grateful Heart
Wednesday, November 09, 2016      4 comments

"Start each day with a grateful heart." One of my favorite quotes and something I strive for daily. I'm a prayerful person, and do thank God each morning for the opportunities the day will bring, and each night before I sleep for all that He has... Read more
Yes, It's Worth It!
Wednesday, October 26, 2016      6 comments

On Monday, I spent a few hours cutting and chopping cauliflower, broccoli, white onion, green onion, tomatoes, carrots, celery, peppers and mushrooms, and placing them in glass containers so I can see them each time I open my fridge. I also mixe... Read more
60 and Still Going Strong
Friday, October 21, 2016      6 comments

Yesterday was my 60th (gulp) birthday. It took me months of positive self talk to embrace that number, which I now have. Not much a person can do about birthdays, so we might as well make the best of what we're given. ... Read more
Sharing My Motivation
Wednesday, October 19, 2016      7 comments

Just got home from a wonderful water workout ~ 90 minutes in fact ~ and my knees don't hurt! Moving in water is great for my arthritic knees. I pulled out the aerobic routine I came up with years ago before I left and went for it. It was invigor... Read more
I Made it to the Top of Diamond Head!
Tuesday, October 11, 2016      7 comments

YES! I made it to the top of Diamond Head while in Oahu last month and I felt so proud of myself, like a child given a performance award at school! It's only 0.8 miles to the top, but was a bit challenging for me. It was a series of switchbacks ... Read more
Goal to Climb Diamond Head
Friday, August 19, 2016      5 comments

Hi Spark Friends ~ I know I've been hit or miss and absent for a while but that doesn't mean I've not thought about Spark and the friends I've made here. My computer broke back in February, and since I had to pay for a planned new kitchen,... Read more
Darn knee pain!
Saturday, February 20, 2016      5 comments

My sporadic knee pain kicked up out of no where again late Friday morning, interestingly right after my doctor called with my MRI results. He said I may want to make an appt. with an orthopedic doc. Degenerative Arthritis, bone spurs, fluid on... Read more
Loving my Balance & Flexibility Class
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      4 comments

Week 2 weigh-in and I'm down another 1.8 pounds for a total of 4.2!!! My goal is to lose an average of at least 1 to 1.5 pounds per week so I'm right on target! I went back for the balance and flexibility class this morning then walked aro... Read more
Embarrassed or Proud
Monday, February 15, 2016      7 comments

Finally, finally! I'm back to working out. We had snow yesterday and it was foggy and cold this morning, but I had set out my workout clothes last night and vowed I wouldn't leave my bedroom this morning till I had them on! It's been so lo... Read more
Planning on another good week
Sunday, February 14, 2016      3 comments

I'm continuing on the right track with my healthy food choices and portion size. I'm measuring and tracking, and that's helping. It's been 12 days and I'm feeling good about myself! It's been a while since I've been able to stick with it longer ... Read more
Thrilled with My Progress
Wednesday, February 10, 2016      5 comments

I made it through 1 whole week of being on track with my eating and I'm beyond thrilled! It's been SO long since I've been able to say that and it feels fantastic! I've gotten in plenty of fruits and vegetables, cooked some healthy entrees, brou... Read more

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