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Look on the Bright Side
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      3 comments

Some days are more difficult than others to maintain a positive attitude. I am generally a very happy person, but there are days when stress, pain, fatigue, and yes laz... Read more
Challenge Goal
Saturday, January 22, 2011      4 comments

I just set myself a mini-goal to lose 20 lbs by Easter. Easter is 13 weeks away. If I were to lose 1.5 lbs each week- it would be 19.5 (which would still land me in the 180's). Even if I lose a pound a week, I'd be under 200 lbs for the first ti... Read more
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      4 comments

I had knee replacement surgery on 12/15/10. My recovery is going well. I will continue to take weight off so this knee will last as long as possible and so that my other knee replacement will be easier (now that I know what to expect). We did ta... Read more
The ABC's of Me
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      2 comments

A is for Age: 52 B is for Booze: Coconut Rum C is for Career: Payroll and Travel Unit Team Leader D is for Dad's name: John E is for Essential items to bring to a party: My husband F is for Favorite song or music: Just ... Read more
Rejoice...for your soul is alive
Sunday, January 24, 2010      0 comments

“If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.” –Eleonora Duse, Italia... Read more
Never Give Up and Never Give In
Friday, January 22, 2010      2 comments

I'm new to blogging, but am trying to use all aspects of Spark People to keep me motivated and focused. I've used Spark People (on and off) for several years, but two weeks ago I decided this is it. I am going on my dream vacation and want to be... Read more
Loving Life
Thursday, January 21, 2010      1 comments

Since I've been eating more sensibly and exercising regularly, I feel so much better, and food tastes sooo good. I really feel that this time, I'm going to continue to make the right choices that will lead to a healthier life. I make it a... Read more
Back on Track
Thursday, January 14, 2010      0 comments

I received confirmation of my vacation plans on Saturday January 9,2010 (to travel to Spain in September 2010). Since then I have exercised every day (swimming). I am very motivated and confident I will stay on track. Today was the first day of ... Read more