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Relay for Life 2012
Monday, May 07, 2012      12 comments

May 4th was Relay for Life for my area. My work had a team this year, the first time in 13 years. It was very special for us as my Lieutenant is fighting Non-Hodkins agressive A cell cancer. He is half way through his chemo treatments. Thi... Read more
My Plan for the next 12 weeks
Monday, April 30, 2012      7 comments

“He who fails to plan, plans to fail “Proverb Monday-stationary bike 20 minutes at least one or two Zumba or exercise videos Tuesday-strength training, using the 5lb dumbbells and the equipment in the gym 20 minutes, 20 minutes cadio... Read more
Homework Week 1 and Week 2
Monday, April 16, 2012      8 comments

Well I am behind already. Shame on me for being a slacker but life has had me weighed down. When I get like that out the window goes taking care of myself and my good habits. Glad for Spark friends who help show me the way. Thanks guys. So ... Read more
Seize the Day
Monday, April 02, 2012      9 comments

Too many people put off something that brings them joy just because they haven't thought about it, don't have it on their schedule, say they are too busy or are too rigid to depart from their routine. Because we cram so much into our lives... Read more
Good Girls Day Out
Saturday, March 24, 2012      5 comments

Today my daughter Amanda and granddaughter Heather and I went and got our nails done. It has been years since I had my nails done. Heather got her nails painted for the first time. Her new favorite color is blue and she had white zebra stri... Read more
Taming my Sweet Tooth
Monday, March 05, 2012      10 comments

I have joined the Spark's Official Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge. I do have such difficulties with sweets, if I get started I just can't seem to stop. I have gone cold turkey with no sweet treats and that does seem to work best for me. ... Read more
I Got the Candy and I Ate the Candy
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      15 comments

Yesterday was Valentines Day and some of my co-workers gave me candy. Not a great amount but it was too much. I ate every bit of it consisting of 6 mini Reese and 2 mini Snickers bars. I haven't had candy in quite a while and that didn't s... Read more
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
Thursday, September 22, 2011      18 comments

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. Author unknown That was the quote for today and isn't it so true. I have been for 59 years looking for the shortcuts to what I want. What a realization that it doesn't work. WoW! Wha... Read more
Zumba that even I can do!
Friday, August 19, 2011      16 comments

Just had to share and wanted to make sure I keep this youtube Zumba link so I can keep on doing it. I can Zumba...ok not like the jump up and dance all around one but this if for folk with bad knees like me. Let's all Zumba www.youtu... Read more
I had no goals, now I do :0)
Thursday, August 11, 2011      12 comments

You know I have not set up any goals for myself. I thought about that and decided it was because I didn’t want to fail. No goals then if I don’t do anything then I didn’t fail but I didn’t achieve anything either. That is such wrong thinking an... Read more
Got my ticket and I am going to ride.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      11 comments

I have an assignment that I am working on this week that asks me ‘where have you been on your journey- if you do not know how you got to this point, how can you make your way forward”. Wow is that not something to really think about. I ha... Read more
Spark's Great Eating Out Calorie and Tracking Article
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      7 comments

I was reading my e-mails from Spark this morning and found this great article. It is perfect as I am about to leave for San Antonio for training and will be eating out for every meal. This is a great tool for eating out and I just had to share i... Read more
Then and Now a Continuing Story
Thursday, July 28, 2011      8 comments

I was always a big girl but it didn't use to be big as in fat. I played sports, rode horse, hiked, swam and was so very active when I was a teen. I was married at 18, and 40 years later we are still together. I was always on some kind of diet, y... Read more
Fast Food Making the Better Choice
Thursday, April 28, 2011      7 comments

I know that at some time or another I will be patronizing some of the fast food restaurants. There are times when there just isn't any way out of it. I am wanting to make the best choice I can so that it will be better for me. In order to do tha... Read more
A Week Working on Whole Foods
Monday, February 21, 2011      8 comments

This week we are doing a whole food challenge. I do remember the first time I did a whole food challenge and was so worried that I was going to starve. Not so, I found a great way to eat better. Monday oatmeal (old fashion kind) * tange... Read more

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