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Evidence of my Healthy Life Style change
Friday, August 10, 2012      8 comments

We used to eat out almost every night when we had more demanding jobs that got home after 7:00 every night. Now my work responsibilities have really calmed down and my DH has retired so we hardly ever eat dinner out any more. My DH takes full re... Read more
Great way to enjoy an anniversary
Monday, August 06, 2012      7 comments

This weekend was my anniversary. My very dear husband and myself have been together for 39 short years. We've owned a vacation home in the Sierras for the last 5 years and that has been a great purchase. It is so relaxing and beautiful up there ... Read more
One Flaw In Women
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      11 comments

One Flaw In Women They have strengths that amaze men..... They bear hardships and they carry burdens, but they hold happiness, love and joy. They smile when they want to scream. They sing when they want to cry. They... Read more
Never Quit Pledge
Friday, June 29, 2012      3 comments

Taken from BBonet's blog I have added my name to the bottom of the list. Never Quit Pledge Friday, June 29, 2012 Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will ... Read more
Stuff you get from reading email-7%
Thursday, May 03, 2012      5 comments

My friend sent this and I thought it's pretty cool so I'll share: Written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of the Plain Dealer, Cleveland , Ohio . My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is the column once more: 1. Life isn't fai... Read more
Walking is my salvation!
Tuesday, April 17, 2012      5 comments

I have become one of the best walking advocates on SP. I know that we can all exercise a little more but some of us don't and we should all feel guilty for that ... Read more
I did it! I did it! I did it!!!
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      19 comments

On the last day of June last year I joined Spark People. I decided to go down the weight loss path again and get down to my favorite weight of 130 again. I knew I would need to track my food (I'm a pro at dieting) and when I looked for an ap to ... Read more
I'm ready for the 5% Spring Challenge-My commitments
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      5 comments

My healthy foods are in the cupboard, either at home or at work. Only healthy snacks for me. I log my food every day and stay within my calorie range. My walking shoes are in the car or on my feet. I commit to 40,000 steps a week. I'm a... Read more
It's so close I can taste it!
Thursday, March 08, 2012      4 comments

A while back I decided my goal weight would be 130. Then a friend suggested that I make it 128 so if I go up a lb or two afterwards I won't freak out. Sounded sensible so I changed my goal to 128. Well I've stuck to my Meal Plan and put together... Read more
Kill the De-Motivators
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      8 comments

I guess I was at a low point after over indulging at our Valentine's day celebration dinner (fried calamari, Lobster astice "cream sauce central" , Chocolate lava cake) and not being able to run yesterday but I ran into two so called friends th... Read more
Saturday Morning Change-Up
Sunday, January 29, 2012      7 comments

Every Saturday for the last three years my hubbie and I have gone to a little breakfast place we love called Hobee's and catch up on the week. Last year my DH retired and became very involved in a Saturday morning "Vintage" Softball League (you ... Read more
Best husband in the world
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      11 comments

I just want to fess and let people know that my current success is not my effort alone. I am only 4-6 lbs from my ideal weight and closing in and everyday I feel so healthy and fit. I have to admit that I owe my success to the best support team... Read more
I know I can do it!
Monday, January 09, 2012      10 comments

SparkPeople has given me all I really need to be successful. Health education thru articles and blogs, great recipes that sound and taste delicious, the means to track my food intake easily and get relevant feedback, great meaningful suggestions... Read more
I feel like walking in the rain
Thursday, December 15, 2011      4 comments

Sunny Sunnyvale has rain today. It's cold, windy, and rainy. I think my next new me purchase will be a smaller trench coat with a nice floppy rain hat. But I think I'll brave the wind and rain and walk along the canal out to the San Francisco Ba... Read more
Someone mentioned that I looked wonderful today
Tuesday, December 13, 2011      10 comments

In management training at my company they told us not to comment on someone's weight loss because it may be due to illness. I think that's appalling. Lately people have been smiling at me and letting me know that the work I've put in to losing 1... Read more

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