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Bit of a false start but back at it.
Thursday, July 02, 2015      2 comments

June was very much up and down, mentally, emotionally, physically and on the scale. In the end my weight was up 2 pounds overall, but I got my spark people account up and I am tracking whenever the internet works. I am getting more exercise. And... Read more
What happened?
Saturday, June 13, 2015      4 comments

In 2011 I was down from 264 lbs to 198 lbs on my way 158lbs. In late 2010 I had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Due to poor medical advice I was rapidly accelerated through almost every medication and insulin there is for diabetes. I was co... Read more
Progress check Jan 2011 week 2 completed
Monday, January 17, 2011      8 comments

Sometimes I think my progress is as dismal as the weather outside. This was one of those weeks. The scale refused to budge. Well while it didn't go down, it didn't go up either and that is a good thing. Might all have to do with lots of work out... Read more
Progress Check after Week One
Sunday, January 09, 2011      7 comments

Here was my original list of goals for the month of January: 1. Lose 5.4 pounds to reach 195 (This will break the 200 lb mark and take me from obese to overweight.) ****Down .6 of a pound to 199.8 and broke the 200 pound mark. Still w... Read more
Goals for the month of January 2011
Sunday, January 02, 2011      5 comments

January, the new beginning. The time of year we are most motivated. Experts say it takes 21 days of repeating an activity to make it a habit. If I can get through January on track I should have established a habit and even if I go astray I shoul... Read more
Hiking to start 2011 off right
Saturday, January 01, 2011      3 comments

Here we are at Twin Island Park west of Rocky Mountain House, AB. It is a cool minus 15 degress Celcius and I am pleased that I just did the trail both ways to the end (Ab... Read more
Looking forward to an awesome year in 2011
Saturday, January 01, 2011      4 comments

This year will bring me much closer to the final goal. I say THE goal as my personal goal has been 158 healthy pounds, but my medical team is now encouraging me to stretch that to 140 pounds. Well, we will see but I can tell you that I will be... Read more
A week of playing catch up
Saturday, December 11, 2010      5 comments

Dear Santa, I was trying to be good, I really was. But, you know, things got in the way. Monday I spent with darling hubby and together we fixed up around the house for Christmas. This meant I didn't get to the grocery store to restock my heal... Read more
DECEMBER 6 Challenge
Monday, December 06, 2010      3 comments

List your weekend victories. Well I stayed pretty close to my weekend plan although I am still looking for my camera and my recipe to post. DS did take a picture so as soon as I get it I will put it up. Sunday was a bit of a washout as I to... Read more
Suck It! Challenge Days 3 thru 5
Saturday, December 04, 2010      3 comments

For today, post your favorite holiday recipe- but post a healthier version of it. OR post a recipe for something healthy that you want to include in your eating this month, that you have always wanted to try. OK, I will do this on Sunday..... Read more
Suck It Challenge - Day 2
Saturday, December 04, 2010      2 comments

Today the challenge is to research our current obstacle here on Spark and find ways to deal with it. Humm..... well I think my biggest challenge is keeping away from sodium while keeping carbs, proteins, and fats in their target ranges. ... Read more
Saturday, December 04, 2010      2 comments

1. Pick any 5 things to measure that you will measure again on New Year's Day. Post those current measurements here. it can be everything from how many modified pushups you can currently do, to a 5K time, to a bra size. Personalize it. A. ... Read more
Final Segment Sequel
Saturday, October 16, 2010      6 comments

Well back on the open road again. Actually it was interesting that the farm land had been cleared off but next to the road were giant eucalyptus trees (pardon my spelling). It was like driving in a cool leafy green tunnel. Eventually we drove in... Read more
The Final Segment of Mad Max visits Australia
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      5 comments

I last left you all in Geelong, Victoria on the southern coast of the Australian continent. After spending four wonderful days here it was time for us to move on to our next destination. We set off down the Great Ocean Road toward the Twelve Apo... Read more
Recovered to write Mad Max part 2
Monday, September 20, 2010      4 comments

Sorry this took so long to get posted. I got sick and had trouble focusing on much for a few days. So back to Albury, NSW, Australia: Albury is a very relaxed town with lots of old historical buildings and a sign cemented into the sidewalk of th... Read more

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