Fall 5% Challenge
Saturday, September 29, 2012      6 comments

This is my 4th challenge. I plan on doing better this time. My reasons for losing weight are: 1. To lower my BP 2. To be able to play with my Grand daughter. 3. To wear colors other than black or dark colors 4. To have more ene... Read more
Goals for May
Friday, May 04, 2012      9 comments

My goals for May are: 1. Drink 6 glasses of water @ day. 2. Walk at least 10 min a day. 3. Track my food 4. Strength train 3 days a week. 5. Learn ways to deal with stress.... Read more
Friday, May 04, 2012      10 comments

Today I restarted my account with SP. I just had my 2 year anniversary . I went to the Dr. ( first time in about 10 years) yesterday and my BP is pretty high. My scale was way off too. Now I know my true weight (258). I also shrunk 2 inche... Read more
3 Month Goals
Saturday, January 21, 2012      14 comments

I have a lot of changes going on in my life so I'm making them simple 1. Drink 6 cups of water 2. Cardio 15 min 5 days a week 3. Strength train 10 min 2 days a week 4. Try 1 new low sodium receipe a week. 5. Track my DH and my ... Read more
DH is home
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      9 comments

Well my DH came home Saturday. So far so good. I've been tracking his food and he has been under the 2000 mg of sodium. We've had chicken turkey and made our own "hamberger helper" with out the sauce mix and using ground turkey. We've had t... Read more
Life style changes
Friday, January 13, 2012      16 comments

I'm so happy my DH is coming home on Saturday. It means a lot of lifestyle changes for him that will be good for me too. We have to monitor his sodium intake, only 2000 mg a day. He is on a heart healthy diet so low cholestral. I dont know a... Read more
Update on DH
Sunday, January 08, 2012      14 comments

I want to thank all of my sparkfriends for praying for my DH. He has A FIB: an irregular heart rythem. He was also diagnosed with sleep apenea but wouldn't wear the mask. I hope he will do it now. He is on total bed rest now which he has bas... Read more
Hopeful for 2012
Saturday, December 31, 2011      13 comments

This is the first year that I am making goals (not resolutions) that I am hopeful that I will keep them. I've learned a lot about me in 2011. My family therefore myself have been through a lot of changes and not all of them good. My weight ha... Read more
December Goals
Friday, December 09, 2011      15 comments

Being an all or nothing type person I almost decided to not state goals since the month had already started. I need to do this so here we go. 1. Drink 8 glasses of water. 2. Exercise 15 min 6 days a week 3. Track my food daily... Read more
Thank you
Thursday, December 08, 2011      13 comments

I want to thank all of my spark friends who have been concerned about me. I have been going through a depression and have kept to myself. I have been feeling overwhelmed by a lot of personal things. I have to live by the serenity prayer: Ch... Read more
Change is Good
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      16 comments

November is going to be a month about changes. I will be 65 this month and get Medicare. I will make an appointment for a physical. It's been years since I had one but my insurance was just for hospitalization not routine care. I will probab... Read more
November Goals
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      14 comments

My goals for November are: 1. To lose 4 pounds (234 - 230) 2. To drink 6 - 8 glasses of water a day. 3. To walk 30 min a day 6 days a week 4. To do 25 + lunges 4 days a week 5. To do 25 + crunches 4 days a week ... Read more
I can be a Writer Wenesday
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      11 comments

5 Things I like About Myself: 1. I'm a hard worker with a good work ethic. 2. I'm a loyal person. 3. I try to help people whenever I can. 4. I am pretty optimistic. (The glass is half full) 5. I'm learning a lot about myself a... Read more
Today is Better
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      12 comments

I am feeling a lot better today. I got a good nites sleep and woke up rested. I already have 30 min cardio in and hope to get more in later. Thanks to everyone for their support and encouragement. Have a wonderful day.... Read more
Bad Day
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      12 comments

Today was a bad day. I just didn't feel like doing anything. All I did was eat and rest. I finally talked myself into walking for 15 min. around 9:30 pm. Now I'll probably be up all night. I hope I get out of this funk. I know if I start ... Read more

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