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Was I always the super walker?
Tuesday, May 15, 2018      13 comments

Was I always the super walker? Not at all! Not even close! I was a couch potato! So why did I start? Simply, The doctor told me too. At the time, I was over 200 pounds. My blood pressure was almost out of control. I was maxed out ... Read more
Before and After
Monday, May 14, 2018      13 comments

Lately I've seen a lot of before and after pictures. i thought I would show mine.... There is a reason I'm hiding behind the sign.... This is... Read more
"I'm Going on a Diet"
Tuesday, April 17, 2018      19 comments

"I'm going on a diet" I said that very thing so many times through out the years. I had many years of yo-yo dieting. Yo-yo dieting usually leaves you fatter each time. Diet for a few weeks or months. Then gain all my progress back and a few more... Read more
After Easter reflection
Sunday, April 15, 2018      5 comments

On my Easter Blog I felt like it was incomplete. Yes, Jesus is alive! He was dead, but he rose from the grave. But what about the disciples. Remember, out of fear, Peter denied knowing Jesus, not once, but three times. They went into hiding. ... Read more
Think Positive!
Wednesday, April 11, 2018      11 comments

At TOPS, this morning I gained a pound. grrr ... But then I needed a reality check. Last week, I saw my doctor. the nurse weighed me in. I was frustrated. I have a small gain. The Nurse looked at me, then looked back 3 years on my medical recor... Read more
Reflection on Easter
Sunday, April 01, 2018      8 comments

Put yourself in the place of the disciples. What were they thinking? Their friend, their teacher, their leader was dying on the cross. He was the one that was to save Israel. Then he was dead. And he was buried. Their hopes were dead with hi... Read more
Morning Walks
Wednesday, March 28, 2018      11 comments

I love walking in the mornings. I set aside 1 hour for walking. The advantages to walking early is 1) Its out of the way for the day. The days sc... Read more
Racism of a different kind
Sunday, March 18, 2018      12 comments

First of all, I don't understand hating someone because of the color of someone's skin, like that's something they had a choice in? But the last few years, I've had to deal with this in a different form. I first met Michaela when she was ... Read more
Watch your Ps and Qs (re-done from Jan. 2017)
Wednesday, February 07, 2018      10 comments

Watch your P's and Q's Wanting a healthy lifestyle is a good start, but it doesn't just happen. It takes time and effort and watching your P's and Q's. I put together a list of P's and Q's to watch. **Persistence: How many times did I... Read more
Another reason to lose that weight .. Osteoarthritis
Thursday, January 11, 2018      12 comments

I'm hoping this helps some of the overweight younger people .. like those in their 20s thru 40s. Its a big group, but this is serious. On July 4, 2017, I was in the Emergency Room with a knee that was so sore that I couldn't put my foot do... Read more
Benefit Package for losing weight
Friday, December 29, 2017      20 comments

Every one is interested in the good benefit package. So I came up with the benefit package that comes with losing weight and having a healthy lifestyle. I'm sure there is more. This list was just off the top of my head Here it is.... ... Read more
Christmas Funny
Friday, December 15, 2017      6 comments

A young couple is walki,g in St. Petersburg Square on Christmas Eve. They feel a slight precipitation. "I think it's raining," says the man. "No, its snowing," replies the woman. "How about we ask this communist officer here? He is always fig... Read more
Thursday, December 07, 2017      9 comments

I saw this on Facebook this morning. Parts of this really are true, but I'm not sure all of it is. But its all inspirational. Did you know that the chopping down of the Christmas tree represents the death of Christ and putting it back up repres... Read more
Our minister, Jon
Sunday, December 03, 2017      12 comments

Spark Friends have been asking about our minister and how is he doing. He takes chemo every Monday. Last Monday his blood tests came back really good. Doctor was impressed, but warned that it was too early to tell if the chemo is working. He doe... Read more
Sometimes Life is Hard
Sunday, November 12, 2017      11 comments

This has been a very difficult week. Last Sunday, our minister, Jon thought he was having appendicitis and went to ER. It would have been better if it had. After X-Rays, CT Scans, and other tests, his diagnosis is Pancreatic Cancer and he has... Read more

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