How do I encourage myself to stay on track?
Monday, March 04, 2013 10 comments
Mostly it is logging in to Sparkpeople each day and being encouraged by my Sparkfriends by reading their blogs and posts. I gain so much knowledge from their wise words and experiences. I also have a picture hanging in my bedroom of me whe... Read more
New Habit & How I will do it!
Sunday, March 03, 2013 13 comments
Consistency is the habit I am trying to make a part of my life. Sparkpeople gives me all the neat tools to lead a more healthy lifestyle and it is up to me to be determined and consistent in using these tools. I have a large calendar here by t... Read more
New Week! New Goals!
Saturday, March 02, 2013 6 comments
Thanks to the 5% Challenge & the Cloverleaf Team...last week went fairly well. I tracked each day even though all my goals were not reached I did see progress! This week I plan to continue working on the water intake, make better food choices ... Read more
The Humor of a Sleep Study!
Sunday, November 25, 2012 16 comments
Due to my breathing issues, my doctor ordered a sleep study which was completed last night. I had no idea what to expect other than to check in to our local hospital on an outpatient basis at 8:15 p.m. and I would be released at 5:30 a.m. Brin... Read more
Bunco & Peanut M&M's!
Friday, June 15, 2012 12 comments
A night out with the girls and so much fun! Three tables set up for 4 ladies. Each table had a bowl of Peanut M&M's calling my name. During the three hours of conversation and rolling the dice, plus visiting each of the three tables, a lot of... Read more
YAY! I Did It!
Saturday, June 02, 2012 12 comments
I am so proud of myself & feel so good. I haven't been able to exercise or do my daily walk for sometime now due to illness and oxygen therapy. This morning I walked 3 blocks (slowly)& back without needing any oxygen. So...I think I am back i... Read more
A Partial Spark Break!
Wednesday, February 08, 2012 10 comments
You would think with the mild weather we have been blessed with in Missouri that all the nasty sinus infections, upper respiratory infections and walking pneumonia would give us a break...guess not! Finally got to the doctor yesterday and got t... Read more
The Blogging Challenge!
Friday, January 20, 2012 5 comments
I have really enjoyed this experience of tracking my foods during this past week and the daily blogging challenge which ends today. Many lessons were learned! I plan to continue tracking my nutrition but think I will try the Sparkpeople recomm... Read more
Day 4: Mixed Blessings!
Thursday, January 19, 2012 6 comments
About 400 calories under my low range. Busy day and made the best choices I could with what was available. Everything was low..1 fruit, 2 veggies, 4 water. Looking forward to retirement and maybe the days will be more planned! For now, still... Read more
A Streak becomes a Habit. A Habit accomplishes a Goal!
Monday, January 16, 2012 10 comments
As most of my Sparkfriends know, I'm not a blogger. Today, after reading a quote online by Napoleon Hill..."A goal is a dream with a deadline", and after being reminded of a committment of blogging about establishing a habit and letting others ... Read more
What a Shame!
Friday, August 26, 2011 15 comments
As I travel around the metro area of Kansas City during my work day, I have several parks designated for walking between work sites so I can fit in exercise in between assignments. Today, as I pulled into one of my favorite places, a lady walki... Read more
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