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I DiD It !!!!
Friday, October 26, 2012      2 comments

I started a new job 3 weeks ago and have family visiting from England so have not been at all active on SparkPeople for the 3 weeks .... the days seem to have been flying by without a minute to spare. BUT .... I have been being very good ( ... Read more
Drat !!
Saturday, September 22, 2012      1 comments

No matter how hard I try, this last 5 lbs just will not budge...I seem to have been at the same weight for weeks now !!! Think I need to kick it up a notch !!... Read more
"Borrowed" Quote...
Saturday, September 01, 2012      0 comments

"You are never a loser until you quit trying" Mike Ditka So true...keep going everyone.. I`m certain that there IS a beautiful view when we get to the top of the mountain...... Read more
7 lbs to go...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      3 comments

I wish I could bottle the feelings I have today and give it to all the SP who are struggling right now. Wouldnt that be a wondeful Spark gift to give ... ... Read more
10 lb to go !!
Monday, August 13, 2012      4 comments

I never thought I`d be writing this...as an overweight person almost all my adult life and struggling ( and failing ) time after time, I`m finally ALMOST at my target. I`ve been in the 150`s for ever and ever, but today I hit 122 !!! Only 1... Read more
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      2 comments

I did a 5k walk this morning..my first ever ! Thought I was going to die by about the 3k point but kept on going - and BOY do I feel proud. WooHoo ... Read more
Hubby FINALLY noticed...
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      8 comments

Oh now I KNOW I`m doing well. 25lbs down - 13 to go and today I managed to fit into a sundress I bought eons ago in the hope that one day I would be slim enough to wear it. Hubby comes home from work and says "Oooh, don`t you look nice... Read more
I`m Spring Cleaning....
Friday, July 13, 2012      2 comments

YES, I KNOW..IT`S JULY... ...and a little late to be spring cleaning, but I decided to cheer myself up today by starting the happy mission of beginning to clear my closets of all the clothes that are now too big ( YaY !!!!! ) to make way fo... Read more
Saturday, July 07, 2012      2 comments

Its my nephews 16th birthday today. I just got home from working the night shift and my sister had e-mailed me several pictures of him at his graduation which was last night. Being thousands of miles away and not having the resources t... Read more
Halfway there !!!
Monday, July 02, 2012      0 comments

I`m just thrilled !! I`ve lost 19 lbs and am exactly halfway to my goal !! That part was relatively painless, now the REAL challenge begins. Being in my 50`s I know that it won`t happen as it did in my 20`s, but in my 20`s I didn`t h... Read more
"And I`m feeling good"....
Saturday, June 30, 2012      0 comments

Have had a busy few nights at work - quite a shock after such a relaxing vacation. Boy did I come back down to earth with a bump !! BUT...I`m determined to keep up the good work, so I went out and bought myself some w... Read more
Had a Great Vacation..and I LOST weight !!
Saturday, June 23, 2012      4 comments

Oh I had such a fabulous time down at Key West with my hubby this last week, although the weather wasn`t very kind to us. But ... it turns out that walking in the rain with your honey is quite romantic ( and great exercise too ! ). We did g... Read more
Vacation Time - Eeek !!
Thursday, June 14, 2012      1 comments

I`ve been doing so well on my healthy regime over the last few weeks that I`m almost afraid to go on vacaton tomorrow. This is the true test of willpower...a week in Florida Keys ...... Can I continue exercising, drinking water instead of fan... Read more
I jogged today..and survived to tell the tale !
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      0 comments

Well in total I jogged for 4 minutes but its 4 minutes more than my body has had to endure for MANY years ! Yesterday I joined the 5k in 8 weeks training team on SP and was so completely motivated this morning that I actually bounced out of be... Read more
My First Ever Blog...
Monday, June 04, 2012      0 comments

Hello to all fellow SparkPeople.. Having never blogged before I`m really not too sure what to write so I think I will start by making some promises to myself... I promise to do the best I can on this journey, as I now realise its a lif... Read more