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Taking Back the Power
Thursday, May 20, 2010      3 comments

al.asp?blog_id=3249678#comments As I read Montana_Ed's blog today on being strong when we are doing this journey alone, deep within myself rose the conviction of in... Read more
Dance me to the moon
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      4 comments

Just wrapped up 70 minutes of exercise in the dimmed lights of midnight, to the sweet strains of Mannheim Steamroller. Finished with a slow waltz. Expecting to see gaily colored holiday lights against the velvet darkness of the night. All is ca... Read more
Upside Down Thinking
Sunday, May 16, 2010      2 comments

al.asp?blog_id=3215730 My friend, Elaine, wrote a blog (link above) about how she felt after being off plan for a week with a death in the family and having treatmen... Read more
I want it now, eternal bodies, and the beginning of a 30 day journey
Monday, May 03, 2010      5 comments

Today I feel strong. The problem with this whole losing-weight-thing is that it takes too darned long. I need to accomplish it before my mood changes! Noooo, don't tell me this lasts the rest of my life. Are you kidding? I want it NOW. *stompin... Read more
Wildlife Adventure
Thursday, April 29, 2010      4 comments

It's a beautiful, sunny Spring day. Aren't these canoes beautiful? I love the colors. Which canoe should we use for our adventure? Today we are intrepid explorers. ... Read more
Adventure in cooking
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      5 comments

I woke up slowly this morning, moving slower than usual and a bit cranky from lack of adequate sleep the last few days. Monday night I went to bed around midnight but after tossing and turning, gave it up around 2 and messed around with Spark un... Read more
All in the family
Sunday, April 25, 2010      4 comments

If you like contemporary Christian music, check out my niece's music at this site: www.reverbnation.com/sus
ieantkoviak She writes her ow... Read more
What a Wonderful World
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      3 comments

See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. - Ray Bradbury. I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom for me and... Read more
End of week 9, Down 20 pounds
Saturday, April 17, 2010      5 comments

It's the end of Week Nine following my new plan based on the Spark menus. I lost another pound, for a total of 20 pounds. Looking back at the nutrition tracker for this month, I was in the calorie range 2 days; over the calorie range 2 day... Read more
A Recent Adventure
Thursday, April 15, 2010      10 comments

Once upon a time, there was a girl who decided to made her journey healthier. She found Spark People, joined groups, and soon had some wonderful friends. She printed the menus and put them in a binder. She went to market and filled the pantry w... Read more
Birthday came, birthday went...Another 2 pounds gone, tra-la-la!
Tuesday, April 13, 2010      5 comments

My birthday has come and gone. This is another new beginning. I've never been this age before. The Big Day I wait for it the whole year long. Sunday was cool enough for winter coats when we left for church in the morning. The mus... Read more
Old sayings that ring with truth
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      8 comments

Most of us have heard people using old sayings. I grew up with a great many of them, wrapped around homespun truths or possibly old wives tales. Don't pooh-pooh those old wives. They lived long enough to see many things we haven't experienced. ... Read more
Long term motivation
Thursday, April 01, 2010      4 comments

I found an excellent blog today that I wanted to share with other sparkers. It was titled, Weight Loss Motivation that Lasts. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=3067386#comments Whi... Read more
Woohoo! 17 pounds in 6 weeks
Friday, March 26, 2010      8 comments

After six weeks of following the Spark menus, I am down 17 pounds. The scale was down 2 more pounds today. I broke into another decade on the scale. Am I excited? I have never lost weight this slowly before and I didn't think I would EVER see ... Read more
Give that girl a gold star!
Thursday, March 25, 2010      3 comments

That's what I've been telling myself at night when I make it yet another day on track. Last Thursday, March 18, I wrote a blog about the Spark Secret of Success ... Read more

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