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Eat and Live
Wednesday, May 12, 2021      6 comments

“Why is there 35g of sugar in SlimFast?” That is a very good question. I will tell you why. If not for the sugar, no one would buy it. The tobacco, food, and pharmaceutical industry all have something in common. They want us to b... Read more
Flogging Away the Ounces
Monday, March 22, 2021      10 comments

Today is my four year SPARK anniversary! There is no question that I have lost weight here at SPARKPeople. I have lost over twenty pounds by cutting out all sugar and added sugar foods, resulting in a healthier BMI. I have added more muscle... Read more
Weight Gain/Loss & Sugar Addiction
Wednesday, January 13, 2021      5 comments

When I first started with SPARKPeople so many years ago, I thought I knew everything and that weight loss would be easy. Just count the calories and watch the weight melt away. Turns out that was not true for me. I was exercising my re... Read more
Secret to Longevity?
Sunday, December 27, 2020      4 comments

In the news...All over the Internet...It's about HIIT exercise. "Secret to Longevity? 4-Minute Bursts of Intense Exercise May Help" Dozens of sources, but no links to the actual study. But, I found it here... https://www.... Read more
Journal to success PART 1
Sunday, May 31, 2020      5 comments

It's been about 5 years since I joined SPARKPeople. Reflecting on this, I recall I thought I knew it all, that weight loss would be easy. It turns out I really had a lot to learn. Turns out I knew very little. I was a subscriber to ca... Read more
9.8 Pounds from Goal and Counting!
Thursday, May 23, 2019      3 comments

Mr. Scale says I'm on track. My plan is to drink a gallon of water a day to stay hydrated. I am fortunate to have my own treadmill and I'm racking up at least an hour of walking a day. For several decades, I have dreamed of seeing my own ab... Read more
My Last 10 Pounds
Thursday, May 16, 2019      2 comments

I have entered new territory. I've lost all the weight I gained since I got married. I am back to where I started but not at goal yet. The goal is within sight. I can taste it. I can feel it. I know what to do and with more SPARK, I will achieve... Read more
Sleeping Tip for better Health
Friday, January 05, 2018      2 comments

In recent years I have been suffering from lack of sleep. Too often I wake up to something that goes thump in the night. I wake up, and then it takes way too long to fall back asleep. There have been some nights and so many noise distractions, i... Read more
Tuesday, October 24, 2017      4 comments

When I'm not running like a hamster on the treadmill, I draw cartoons. After being on SP for this long, I decided to post some here on my blog. Easier than writing in my opinion. Let's see how much trouble I can get into... ... Read more
Fine Tuning the Journey
Thursday, July 20, 2017      4 comments

Coffee this fine morning, of course. Found more information on diet/weight/feedback systems I have been looking for. I came across an excellent website that puts it all together for me. It's called "The Hackers Diet" by John Walker. He... Read more
The feather of truth measures the weight of your heart
Sunday, June 25, 2017      8 comments

Wake up call... I was wondering what to publish in a blog and have decided to make this one, my first one. "A person's risk of developing heart failure is inversely related to their level of physical activity. Those who achieved at lea... Read more