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Wednesday, July 04, 2012      10 comments

I did it! I cut my hair. When they cut 12 inches or more, the salon will donate it to the agency that makes wigs for children going through cancer treatments. I knew I was ready for this big change, but I felt a little sad and surprised as I ... Read more
5% Challenge - Wrapping up Week One, Looking Forward to Week Two
Saturday, June 30, 2012      5 comments

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing."~Dale Carnegie This is on the signature line of our Butterflies team leader's post, MICHIGANLORI. We have completed the first week of the 5% summer challenge. Like Ela... Read more
The Hare and the Tortoise
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      10 comments

Yesterday I watched two Biggest Loser episodes back-to-back. It's the first time I've ever watched a complete program. It made me feel so sad to see the teams working against each other, sabotaging their opponents, working to certain members we... Read more
Are we having fun yet?
Monday, June 25, 2012      8 comments

It's easy to write an upbeat blog at the beginning of the day when faced with an unblotted page. Each day begins with hope and promise. The motivation is there. Over time I hope I have moved beyond the "all or nothing" mentality. I'm still here,... Read more
First two days of the 5% Summer Challenge
Sunday, June 24, 2012      5 comments

The 5% Summer Challenge started yesterday. I am on team Beautiful Butterflies. On Saturday I entered my weight on the appropriate place and figured the 5% goal weight. I also added what the target weight is for each week of the challenge. ... Read more
Winnie Pooh's words of wisdom about breakfast
Thursday, April 26, 2012      13 comments

One of our goals this week for our Spring 5% challenge is eating a healthy breakfast. “When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, “what’s the first thing you say to yourself?” “What’s for breakfast?” said Pooh. “What ... Read more
Saturday, April 21, 2012      7 comments

Just a quick post to let my friends know my father is deteriorating rapidly in the last few days. We are caring for him at home. Please keep us in your prayers.... Read more
My week
Saturday, April 07, 2012      3 comments

I am down 10.2 pounds since I started Nutrisystem in March. I haven't followed it perfectly, but I try to stay close. Fast food always puts me over on calories so I am trying to have lunch with me when I'm away. Those lunch and breakfast meal-r... Read more
Thursday storms
Friday, March 16, 2012      7 comments

Picture was posted on village website, taken about four miles from my house Sky was inky in Ann Arbor, rain started. Tornado sirens. I was so glad to be driving south... Read more
Funny review of 28 Day Boot Camp video
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      4 comments

ment_page=8 Awesome and funny VLOG. I saw this on SP page on facebook today and had to check out the blog. Impressive review of Coach... Read more
Fall in chocolate...the healthy way, of course.
Sunday, February 12, 2012      4 comments

Follow the link below to the Spark article, 27 Sensible Ways to Satisfy Your Chocolate Cravings; Better-for-You Chocolate Treats for 60-160 Calories" www.spark... Read more
Get up and move. Your body will thank you.
Friday, February 10, 2012      4 comments

"Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional and mental states." - Carol Welch I always say that getting up and moving is the best cure for the blues, the blahs, or if we need a change of pace, especially ... Read more
Thursday, February 09, 2012      4 comments

This entry is from my Spark journal last night: I skipped breakfast this morning because I wanted to be hungry enough to go out for a grilled shrimp lunch. I planned to utilize a Christmas gift certificate. As I was driving to the city, i... Read more
Is your shampoo making you fat?
Monday, February 06, 2012      8 comments

I don't know WHY I didn't figure this out sooner. I use shampoo in the shower. When I wash my hair, the shampoo runs down my whole body, and printed very clearly on the shampoo label is this warning, "FOR EXTRA VOLUME AND BODY." No wo... Read more
Motivational quote about achieving goals
Saturday, February 04, 2012      3 comments

"What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals." - Zig Ziglar... Read more

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