Starting Again, Again!
Sunday, July 14, 2019 1 comments
It's already July and I'm not anywhere near where I planned to be on this weight loss journey! It's sooo frustrating! The force (chocolate craving) is strong! The potato chip aisle beckons me! Soda (especially Coke) soothes me! But I'm not ... Read more
Embracing Paleo/Low Carb Lifestyle
Thursday, April 18, 2019 0 comments
Finally, there is a team for those of us who are trying to lose weight and get healthy by adopting a Paleo/Low Carb lifestyle! I've been doing a lot of internet research and reading a lot of books on going back to the way our ancestors ate and... Read more
Not a "new start" but a "continuation"
Wednesday, January 02, 2019 3 comments
Sooo, didn't quite reach all my health and weight loss goals in 2018. However, I did start some new healthy habits that I plan to continue in this new year. Happy New Year Sparkers! Let's make 2019 the healthiest year ever!!!... Read more
3 day cleanse
Monday, September 17, 2018 1 comments
Just finished a 3 day cleanse using Avon's Espira Ideal Cleanse system. It was very easy to do and very gentle on my system. Recommend it to anyone needing to reboot their system and get rid of mild constipation. To order this or other produc... Read more
1 lb a week Personal Weight Loss Challenge!
Thursday, August 02, 2018 2 comments
I'm challenging myself to lose 1 lb a week for the next 52 weeks, beginning Wednesday, January 2nd and ending Tuesday, December 31, 2019 Plan: Eat Freggies: 3 servings of Fruits/Veggies every day Drink: 6 to 8 8oz glasses of W... Read more
A Hurricane, Two Seizures and Whole30
Friday, October 06, 2017 2 comments
So, there we were, rockin' our Whole 30 Challenge, when Hurricane Irma decided to hit the Tampa Bay Area of Florida. Just when we thought the worst was over (we lost power for only a few hours), our daughter suffered a seizure! On September 12th... Read more
Whole30-Day #8 Done!
Saturday, September 09, 2017 2 comments
So, Day #3-8 are done! Feeling great, clothes are fitting looser. Also, no longer obsessing about the scale! Another plus, we are trying new foods, like zucchini noodles, sweet potatoes and roasted veggies! Still struggling with drinking enough... Read more
Whole30 - Day 1 & 2 Done!
Sunday, September 03, 2017 3 comments
So, Day #1 and Day #2 are done. Ate lots of protein, had apples, grapes and watermelon, and a few unsalted mixed nuts. Also tried zucchini noodles for the first time - yummy! Feel great - just need to incorporate some exercise and increa... Read more
Starting Whole30 Challenge
Friday, September 01, 2017 2 comments
Today is the first day of our Whole30 Challenge. My start weight was 245 lbs. and my waist measured 44 1/2 inches, I was encouraged by all the testimonies shared in the book by the Hartwigs. My husband and daughter are both doing the challenge w... Read more
Monday, April 03, 2017 3 comments
I was so inspired today when I saw the world's oldest female body builder on youtube. Her name is Earnestine Shepard and she is 80 years young! She started lifting weights when she was 56 years young. This is my age right now! Please check ou... Read more
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