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Re-start, Re-boot, Re-DO!
Monday, November 09, 2020      3 comments

Sitting here, putting on my walking shoes, and getting my mind in line with what I have to do, should do, know I need to do. My 60 lb loss a few years ago has shrunk to 36lbs. I have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes. My morning fasting numbers h... Read more
Ugh, to start again
Thursday, June 25, 2020      6 comments

I had to look back, 1067 days ago, I posted my 1st ever blog. I had lost about 60 pounds 3 years ago over the course of about 18 months. I kept struggling at about 165lbs, couldn't seem to get below that number. Last summer I tried low carb, pse... Read more
It's not over yet
Tuesday, February 13, 2018      1 comments

I have been really struggling with pound "50", it has been quite elusive. The scale shows 180.4 then a few days later it is back up to 182. Plateaus are just SADISTIC & CRUEL. I have been trying to increase my "jog" time on the treadmill, my go... Read more
Vanity sizing: Aggravating or encouraging?
Wednesday, February 07, 2018      7 comments

1st I am 56 and have been overweight all of my life. As I work towards my goal of 100 pounds gone, I really don't know if 130 pounds is realistic or no... Read more
EOY achievements
Friday, December 29, 2017      1 comments

My husband and daughters invested in me this Christmas. They got me the Fitbit Ionic that I have been wanting. It has been a new motivator for me, alth... Read more
The good life
Monday, December 04, 2017      2 comments

Today is a great day in SA, going to be 82°. I really, really dislike the cold, and there's a cold front headed our way today. YES, I am well aware of ... Read more
Fitness tracker LIES
Friday, December 01, 2017      6 comments

1st and foremost, THANK YOU to all of the very kind words written on my last post, I am overwhelmed with gratitude for all of you Sparkies, Sparkers & ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts That was then, this is now.
Thursday, November 30, 2017      63 comments

A couple of milestones for me today. I have now lost 40 pounds! Yay! I have been stuck between 191-193 for the last month, ugh! I walked over 4 miles t... Read more
Unexpected compliment
Sunday, November 05, 2017      4 comments

My husband is not much of a "compliment-or", so today he told me he thought I looked skinny last night.....jaw dropped, what? Did I actually hear that? Lol, well as skinny as 193 pounds can be on a 5'3" frame, but hey, I am 40 pounds lighter th... Read more
Being Thankful
Friday, November 03, 2017      2 comments

A number of years ago, in a Beth Moore Bible study, she made a comment about NOT SMELLING OF SMOKE: it was a reference to the fellows tossed in the fiery furnace in the book of Daniel and coming out unharmed and free of smoke. I have tried to m... Read more
Hidden memories
Friday, November 03, 2017      2 comments

I've been feeling not so "on" today. I over ate, i had more than I should of some Halloween candy. As I am getting ready for bed, I've been trying to figure out why today was such a challenge. Then it occurred to me, it is the anniversary of m... Read more
trying to view the big picture
Thursday, October 12, 2017      3 comments

I had a laugh this week at myself. I was working out on the treadmill and decided that I would do a quick 30 minute walk, trying to get some steps and mileage for the day. I did not do much of an incline, so at the end of the 30 minutes, I reali... Read more
1st goal treat
Wednesday, September 13, 2017      3 comments

I'm treating myself to a mani/pedi today for finally reaching my 1st goal towards 100lbs off. I haven't had one in over a year, so, YAY for me, sad for... Read more
Throwback workouts
Friday, September 08, 2017      1 comments

Yesterday I made the mistake of drinking a protein shake on the way to the gym, yuck, I felt like blech!🤢 Note to self DON'T EVER DO THAT AGAIN! I onl... Read more
Oh, does the Lord have a sense of humor
Wednesday, September 06, 2017      3 comments

I was very sore and tired today when I wrnt to the gym. Decided I would just walk on treadmill since I was still kind of achy from yesterday's new mach... Read more

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