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Life is not so scary after all
Saturday, July 26, 2008      5 comments

Today feel so good cuz I feel like I'm figuring ME out. ME! This person I have lived with for 50 years is finally making sense. Well, maybe.. ... Read more
What's a Floozie Koozie???
Sunday, July 20, 2008      9 comments

Here's how it went down.... DH: "What's a floozie koozie?" Me: "Haven't you seen Judy's [a parrothead friend of ours] koozie with the fuzzy stuff on top?" DH: (pauses pensively....smiles) "No, but I'd like to!" Judy thought the ... Read more
Welcome to 140ville!
Monday, July 14, 2008      14 comments

I did it...I made it through the weekend and weighed in at 149.8 this morning. I won't change my ticker yet 'cos I know it will bounce a little. Ah, the sweet 140s...thank-you SparkPeople....thank-you friends! ... Read more
Half a day to go...but it's the hardest part for me...the Sunday Danger Zone
Sunday, July 13, 2008      2 comments

Thanks to my Sparkfriends for supporting me through yesterday. I appreciate all the good advice. The fact that you cared enough to take the time to comment means so much to me. Yesterday was great...we had a fantastic time dress shoppin... Read more
Need YOUR Help!
Saturday, July 12, 2008      4 comments

Every week I get so close to getting out of the 150s...then the weekend gets here and...oh know what happens. Today I weighed in at close! I need your help to get through this weekend and stick to my calorie range. ... Read more
I raised my ticker....
Saturday, July 05, 2008      4 comments

Hated to do it...but I had to. I gained weight the last two weekends...I'm losing it, but I'm still not where I was before we went to PA. It was tough to know I'd lost 3 pounds this week, and not be able to record it. So from here on in this ... Read more
Looking back at June...Looking forward to July
Sunday, June 29, 2008      6 comments

June accomplishments: 1. Lost 3 pounds bringing my total pounds lost to 43...less than what I'd hoped for, but still moving in the right direction. 2. Lost an inch in my upper arms...a HUGE accomplishment! 3. Still doing 1 hour of aerob... Read more
Out for a few days....
Wednesday, June 18, 2008      1 comments

Going to PA for a wedding this I will be missing from SP for a bit...but I'll be back next week! See ya then! Carol ... Read more
I'm changing for the better
Saturday, June 14, 2008      2 comments

1. I hate the thought of no fruit in the house...I will stop by the store and get some no matter how tired I am. 2. Food tastes better. I enjoy what I eat. 3. I still don't LOVE exercise, but I miss it when I have to skip it. 4. I'm ... Read more
Having an upper arm meltdown because I'm not having an upper arm melt down!
Saturday, June 07, 2008      6 comments

I want to feel confident in sleeveless tops and dresses. There is just too much fat on these upper arms that has got to go! I feel like I'm getting a little definition in the deltoid/shoulder area, but that triceps is a MESS! Looks like me and... Read more
My 50th Birthday
Tuesday, May 27, 2008      10 comments

Today was my 50th BD. I have really been dreading this day. I'm relieved that it's over and done. I spent the morning at a spa, did some shopping, then spent the afternoon relaxing at home. Tonight I went to dinner with my wonderful husband.... Read more
Losing 40 pounds and giving blood don't mix - the downsides of being a skinny person!
Sunday, May 25, 2008      2 comments

The blood mobile comes to our church every quarter on Sunday morning for blood donations. I always give blood, and I have never had any problems with feeling weak or faint afterwards. Today was no different, until the service began and I stoo... Read more
Swimsuit Boot Camp Challenge Blog
Wednesday, May 21, 2008      2 comments

I've not lost any inches yet, but I've dropped a few pounds. I'm keeping up with the daily videos, aerobic exercise and optional challenges. I'm enjoying learning new exercises that can be done almost anywhere.... Read more
Approaching 40 pounds lost/No miracle pills/No gimmicks
Saturday, May 17, 2008      8 comments

I am .4 pound (that's LESS than a half pound) away from losing a total of 40 pounds. Last night at the mall I tried on a pair of size 8 pants. They fit! SIZE 8! A year ago I was convinced that I was too old and my metabolism was too slow to l... Read more
Lost 2.8 pounds this week!
Saturday, May 10, 2008      6 comments

A couple of my spark buddies have recommended I increase my calories a bit to help drop pounds. I'm glad to say it's worked this week. 2.8 pounds! WooHoo! I tried to add about 100 calories per day. This was a good week. I was able to meet ... Read more

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