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Friday, June 24, 2011      24 comments

It's always FUN & FIT Friday for me. I start the day teaching 2 water aerobics classes in the morning at the YMCA. My Friday class is a bit of a combination of my Mon & WED and my TUE & THU students with a few "guests" mixed in from deep water ... Read more
Do you ever think about......
Thursday, June 23, 2011      40 comments

Spark friends? Every day someone adds me as a Spark Friend. emoticon In turn, I add them to my friend feed an... Read more
06/13/'77-06/13/'11....34 years later
Monday, June 13, 2011      51 comments

In the wee hours of the morning on Monday, June 13th 1977 I sat at my mother's bedside holding her hand as she passed away. This particular event changed the course of my life drastically and forever. I had never had a weight problem prior to ... Read more
Showing some BLC Pride
Thursday, June 02, 2011      37 comments

Recently I changed Biggest Loser Challenge Teams. I am now a proud member of the ROCKIN' RED BLC Team. We have been given a Summer-Slim Down Pre-Challenge. There are 2 parts to this Pre-Challenge: Part 1: "Write a letter to your fu... Read more
Thank You SparkPeople for 2 Wonderful Years
Wednesday, May 25, 2011      42 comments

Dear SparkFriends: Today I celebrate my 2nd year anniversary with SparkPeople. Thank you for the best two years of my life. Instead of a normal blog format, I wanted to send you a Thank You Note. You deserve it! Thank you for ... Read more
Today is the day to save your life!
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      73 comments

Have you found yourself making excuses for not going to work out? The water is too cold at the pool... the gym is too crowded... there isn't enough time... it costs too much.... I lost a friend today. Maybe some would say that he was jus... Read more
Happy May Day!
Sunday, May 01, 2011      25 comments

Bright blessings to you all on this beautiful May Day! emoticon ... Read more
Having a Ball!
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      34 comments

This picture is of my youngest granddaughter, Aurora Mae, playing ball at her PawPaw's house last week. She's really having a ball! I am posting this picture because her... Read more
What can I say?
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      29 comments

What can I say to express my feelings lately? My heart is full. My head is often spinning. I have feelings of great gratitude mixed with feelings of fear & stress. I make every attempt to stay focused on the positive. However, depression sne... Read more
March Madness
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      48 comments

Today is the first of March. Why do I acknowledge the "Madness" in the air? Because another month of eating properly and exercising like a "madwoman" and I STAYED THE SAME. Yep, I'm MAD. However, it just motivates me to keep Sparking along. ... Read more
A Happy Day
Sunday, February 20, 2011      34 comments

Today has been a happy day. I feel blessed & successful. After a really busy day of fitness yesterday, I fell asleep early last night. I got in over eight hours of sleep and that is unheard of! I am so grateful. I feel wonderful. ... Read more
Day 1 working my "weigh down" the scale to the next 100 pounds lost
Saturday, February 19, 2011      36 comments

Okay. I've had it. Enough is enough. I'm finished playing around. I'm finished cheating myself. I have embraced the need to LOVE Dawn gently. I have embraced the need to CHANGE. TODAY I put my actions where my wishes are. It will do me n... Read more
Friday, February 18, 2011      21 comments

Imagine my surprise this evening when I rushed home & popped on Spark People to do my daily "spark thing" and found so many new changes. It seems that 2011 is definitely a year of changing for good old SP! First we had the Start/Home page chan... Read more
Loving Dawn Gently
Saturday, February 12, 2011      41 comments

Anyone who has seen many of my pictures knows that I have too many tattoos. "Permanent proof of temporary insanity". Admittedly, when I got them I was a more radical gal than I am now. At least that's true most of the time. I still have my rad... Read more
A new day
Thursday, February 10, 2011      19 comments

I've been treating today as if it is the first day of the rest of my life. I've been treating today as a NEW DAY. It's been a good day and a bad day. I had a great fitness day. Taught 3 hours of water aerobic classes. Did my stre... Read more

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