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My July 3rd Guilty Pleasure
Sunday, July 03, 2016      6 comments

Every July 3rd since 2011 this video pops up in my Facebook feed, and I indulge in watching this video. Some days you just deserve to sit and watch 3 adorable little boys enjoying life and each other. Makes me want to strap on my roller skates... Read more
One of my spark friends got me all riled up today!
Sunday, July 03, 2016      26 comments

Once she reads this it will dawn on her this is for her. I really dislike this picture of me from my trip to Yosemite, but it is perfect for what I have to say. To the bully inside my friend's head that keeps picking on her...I'm big, and ... Read more
I am Jon Snow
Saturday, July 02, 2016      4 comments

What GoT character are you? I got Jon Snow Although you are a fair person, you don't try too hard to please others. Doing what you believe to be right is more important than doing what everyone wants you to do. You're highly intuiti... Read more
What's OMATta you, HEY!
Saturday, July 02, 2016      6 comments emoticon But seriously, I've had a few people ask what OMAT is, sin... Read more
June Reflections July Goals
Friday, July 01, 2016      11 comments

June goals My OMAT goal for Joy in June is Play fetch with Harvey for 10 minutes for 24 of 30 days. ... Read more
Only 1 blog this week so far? That just won't do!
Thursday, June 30, 2016      8 comments

As the hours roll by and my eye lids get heavy, I just wanted to check in real quick. 108 F two days in a row, but we are scheduled for some respit next week. I have been staying busy, and feeling pretty good all things considered. Mone... Read more
To my new sparkfriends and tiger monarch teammates
Monday, June 27, 2016      14 comments

I've added quite a few new sparkfriends the past few weeks, and have a lot of new teammates on the Summer 5% Challenge Tiger Monarchs. It can take time to get to know someone online. Reading their blogs is a good way. Since I have 6 pages of ... Read more
2016 Summer Challenge Before
Sunday, June 26, 2016      13 comments

Today marked the beginning of our Summer challenge. I take photos, weight, and measurements on the first and last day of the challenge and post them here. ... Read more
Great day
Friday, June 24, 2016      13 comments

I got to spend the day with a good friend, in her pool. I took some celery and homemade hummus, and a list of exercises to do in the pool. We spent an hour working out! It really reinforced my desire to join the gym in our neighborhood with a... Read more
Doctor appointment, pretty dinner, and Maya
Thursday, June 23, 2016      13 comments

My doctors appointment went well. My blood pressure was great, 117/70. My weight was down 3 lbs. She isn't ready to take my bp medication down anymore yet, I'm just happy things are going in the right direction. I got my trigger point injec... Read more
My new scale arrived!
Monday, June 20, 2016      9 comments

My new scale got here Sunday evening, so I weighed in this morning and I'm at 271.0 lbs. This is up .8 from my Saturday weigh in, which was really just a guess because I was getting readings between 267 and 273 that morning! I am extremely hap... Read more
I've lost my blog twice...
Sunday, June 19, 2016      6 comments

So this is going to be pretty cryptic. Fibromyalgia flare, ate a brownie, no exercise, no grocery shopping, unsure on current weight, new scale weigh in Monday, starting weigh in for 2016 Summer 5% challenge on Saturday June 25. You can ... Read more
Fruits and veggies with anti-inflammatory properties (Arthritis Patients)
Wednesday, June 15, 2016      12 comments

I have multiple chronic pain issues, including arthritis in every part of my body that has ever been X-rayed. The challenge for me is that because of my immune disorder, if I take NSAIDs such as ibuprofen or aleve, I trigger thrombocytopenia. ... Read more
I'm so excited!
Tuesday, June 14, 2016      6 comments

It was announced that the 2016 Summer 5% challenge will be starting on June 25! I will be a Tiger Monarch again for this challenge! I reached 50 lbs lost last weekend, so I know things are going to start getting more difficult now as far as w... Read more
Is plateau number 2 behind me? I believe so!
Saturday, June 11, 2016      12 comments

On May 20th I posted a blog about being at the beginning of my second plateau since starting this journey. Today's weigh in to me marks the end of that plateau. I only post my weigh ins on spark people once a week (usually on Saturday). I do ... Read more

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