Rewards for Challenge
Saturday, September 24, 2011      13 comments

I've been thinking a lot about rewards for this challenge. I want to do something to inspire me and help others at the same time. So I came up with this: ** Give a canned good to the local food pantry for every pound I lose and for every... Read more
2011 Fall 5% Challenge
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      10 comments

The reasons I want to lose weight are: 1. To be healthy and fit 2. To look good and feel good about myself 3. To wear smaller sizes 4. To make my senior years productive 5. To be an example for other senoirs My plan is to ... Read more
I wont give up
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      18 comments

I am trying hard not to give up again. I am so self destructive, my own worst enemy. I'm following my old pattern of doing great for a couple of months then I just get lazy bored and overwhelmed of having to do this for the rest of my life. ... Read more
Seeing Results
Sunday, September 04, 2011      8 comments

I'm beginning to see some results from my efforts. I've lost 7 pounds in 5 weeks, my clothes are a little loser and my face is thinner. I have more energy, I'm not as depressed as I was. I feel somewhat good about myself. I'm also doing th... Read more
August Results
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      4 comments

August was a pretty good month. I've got an exercise sparkstreak going. I've been better about my food. And I lost 6 pounds, which is very good for me. I need to add strength training, so I may join a gym. I feel better about myself and have... Read more
Week 2 Day 1
Monday, August 29, 2011      5 comments

I'm on day 1 of week 2. I walked 25 consecutive min. It was hard but I felt so good after. I can't believe I am doing this. I slowed my pace a bit and it helped a lot. I feel proud of myself, something I haven't felt in a long time. I'm go... Read more
Had a Good Day
Saturday, August 27, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday was a good day. My hubby and I went to the VA clinic and got a lot accomplished. He had blood work done, saw 2 Drs. got his hospital bed ordered had xrays done and got a consult for a poditrist and an open MRI. Now i have to get the... Read more
I Must Be Crazy
Thursday, August 25, 2011      8 comments

Like the title says: "I must be crazy" I just signed up for the trick or treat virtual 5k walk. I'll be 65 a week after the walk. What was I thinking. I started the training today. I don't know how I'll be able to walk for 45 consecutive mi... Read more
New way of life
Thursday, August 18, 2011      5 comments

I'm trying to change my life. I'm going from couch potato to active: from morbidly obese to over weight or normal; from unhealthy to healthy; from depressed to feeling good about myself. I am taking small steps, sometimes going backwards, bu... Read more
Day 2
Monday, August 01, 2011      4 comments

Today I walked 30 min and 6290 steps. I made enough chicken for lunch. I didn't eat everything in sight. I even got 1 set of three ST exercises. I need to work more freggies into my mealplan. I need to get more calcium too. I'm feeling pr... Read more
8 Week Battle Day 1
Sunday, July 31, 2011      0 comments

I think I'm ready for the battle. The only things I have to do yet are to take my befor picture and post it and my vision collage and post it. I took 3 of the 4 fitness tests: pushups (wall) 20; crunches 30; and I walked a mile in 16 min. ... Read more
8 Week Battle Plan
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      7 comments

I'm so glad I joined the 8 Week Battle. It has really made me think about what I want to do and how to do it. My 3 goals for the 8 weeks are: 1. To start an exercise streak 2. To drink 6 - 8 glasses of water @ day 3. To eat 4 - 6 ... Read more
Better Late than Never
Saturday, July 02, 2011      5 comments

I'm a little late with my July goals but here we go: 1. Track my Food 2. Track my Exercise 3. Cardio at least 10 min a day 4. strength train 3X a week 5. Encourage someone each day 6. Drink 6 to 8 glasses of water@ day 7. Eat 4 ... Read more
Keep falling down, but get up again
Saturday, June 25, 2011      4 comments

I'm so tired of falling down. I've heard it doesn't matter how many times we fall just so long as we get back up each time. I've tried many times to quit smoking and I have been smoke free for 20 years now. I have also given up alchol. But f... Read more
1 year Sparkversary
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      10 comments

Today is my 1 year sparkversary. I wish I could say it was a good year, but I can't. At best I can say it was a learning year. I lost and gained the same 10 pounds about 10 times. I really didnt take it seriously until Oct and then I quit a... Read more

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