J0ETTE's Blogs

Confused at the grocery store?
Friday, November 16, 2012      8 comments

With all the chemicals and stuff we are left to sort through when shopping for healthy foods for ourselves and families, the task can be very challenging. If you are a smartphone user, I highly recommend the FOODUCATE APP. It does a pretty ... Read more
Beautiful ...
Friday, September 14, 2012      9 comments

The person in my life that I believe is the most Beautiful person is My Sister! She walked in the breast cancer 3 day in August this year. This was in my honor. I am a 1 year survivor. She had an amazing adventure and shared some pictures, ... Read more
SparkPage updated
Friday, July 20, 2012      7 comments

My sparkpage had not been updated since I was active with sparkpeople several years ago. I had great success and fell off the wagon. The pictures and content were from around 2008. I finally took the time to update some pictures. I left a ... Read more
Busy Project
Wednesday, May 23, 2012      6 comments

Those of you who are in my "Weekly Challenge(s)" team have been hearing all about my new garden for about a month. I am so happy with it! I started from scratch this spring. I decided to go with a "Square Foot Garden" method. These are rai... Read more
Thank You to my Sparklers! :)
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      12 comments

If I knew who each of you were, I would thank you personally. I just got an email from SparkPeople letting me know that I have lots of people think I am a "SparkPeople Motivator" ... Read more
Surprise! (it doesn't fit)
Saturday, February 18, 2012      8 comments

I have an article of clothing I had held on to for a long time. I hadn't worn it in ages, it was uncomfortable and way to small. I pulled it out today, it would have been a key article of clothing in my newest "skinny" outfit... But noooooo! Ev... Read more
Monday, January 30, 2012      13 comments

Today it's official... I reached my goal weight of 30 pounds lost. This is significant to me for two reasons. 1. I reached this weight once before with SparkPeople and fell off the wagon. I had to relose 30 pounds. 2. This marks t... Read more
Thankful for...odd stuff
Saturday, January 14, 2012      4 comments

I am thankful for something I feel is odd... I am thankful for the "I feel like crap". I ate like crap today. I had two parties to go to. I had good willpower for a little while, but by the time I got to the evening.... willpower was gone! ... Read more
New Year...New ME
Thursday, December 29, 2011      5 comments

I have never been one to make new years resolutions. I am not about to start now. What I am going to do in the new year is stick to what I have found that is working for me. Everyday: • Minimum of 20 minutes cardio, no excuses no ... Read more
Monday, November 28, 2011      5 comments

I just dug out my "skinny" clothes and they all fit or were to big! I hadn't done this since I started my journey this time around. I also took a peek at my BMI numbers here on SparkPeople and am now in the middle of the "unhealthy" range.... Read more
LOVE my vitamins! Will be lost without them.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011      5 comments

One of the things I value greatly in my healthy lifestyle choices is the ability to purchase vitamins and supplements. I have found they are a wonderful addition to me being healthy and happy. I have had many positive experiences with my vitamin... Read more
Learning from the past.. Pushing forward to war!
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      6 comments

I had enjoyed great success, in 2008. I had lost 35 pounds. Then something happened. I got lazy or bored, not sure what BUT if I had been paying attention to by own blog posts they show that I was slipping very quickly. It didn't take me very ... Read more
Getting back on track
Wednesday, June 11, 2008      6 comments

I've been slipping a LOT here lately. I had put back on a couple pounds and it's time to get back on track. I spent a couple weeks not feeling great... and then this week I spent 3 days without power. Kinda difficult to eat right when rough... Read more
scale creepin' up!
Wednesday, May 28, 2008      6 comments

My scale is beginning to creep back upward! I have been doing just about the same thing I have been from the start. The biggest change I can see in what I am doing is that I am in a streak where I am eating my own home made trail mix. It ends up... Read more
Holiday weekend
Friday, May 23, 2008      3 comments

I am looking forward to the Memorial Day Holiday weekend. We are opening the cottage this weekend. I will get to see friends that I have not seen since I started my new healthy lifestyle... 35 pounds ago! I am looking forward to 'playing ho... Read more

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