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Glad I By-passed the Liberation Therapy !
Friday, May 11, 2012      6 comments

One of the latest stories in health news looks at the controversial " liberation therapy " for M.S. patients. This treatment has been successful in a number of cases, but now, at least two deaths have been reported ! A couple of years ago, I... Read more
Today, I Swam in the Pool !
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      3 comments

Today, I was able to have a nice swim, in our block's refurbished pool ! I was able to get the new goggles, last night ! So now, there was nothing stopping me ! The pool has a different look, now, because the tiles are multi-colored, inst... Read more
I Am Now Taking My Need For A More Intense Cardio Workout, More Seriously !Sleep, More Seriously !
Saturday, May 05, 2012      3 comments

The refurbished pool, in my Apartment Block, has now been completed ! I have not gone to see it, yet ! I did, however, purchase some new swim gear ! Yesterday, I was able to buy an energetic-looking bathing suit, in 100% Polyester, which w... Read more
I Am Now Taking My Need For Sleep, More Seriously !
Saturday, April 28, 2012      7 comments

Everyone knows that it is important to get a good night's sleep, for optimum health. Lately, though, health care professionals are making it very clear : too little sleep, at the wrong times, can give you type 2 diabetes ! Since sleep also... Read more
Why I Want To Be A FitGirl
Sunday, April 22, 2012      4 comments

FitGirls belong to SparkPeople, and are energetic, and helpful to others ! We get involved in Challenges that try to get us even more active, and knowledgeable ! We always remember to smile, and let our FitGirl shine through !... Read more
Update on my Recent Progress !
Monday, April 16, 2012      2 comments

I recently wrote a series of blogs, on my sweet tooth challenge. I mentioned how I had gained 5 pounds, because of my temporary addiction to sugar. I have wrestled with the sugar demon, won my Sweet Tooth Challenge Award, and lost the 5 po... Read more
It Is My Third-Year Sparkversary, on April 9th !
Friday, April 06, 2012      8 comments

I thought I'd answer the emoticonChallenge, that I recently posted for our Class of April 5 - 11, 2009 Team ! ... Read more
My Sweet Tooth Challenge : Blog # 6
Thursday, April 05, 2012      1 comments

The battle lines have been drawn ! Yesterday, I won two battles, with the sugar monster ! I feel myself to be stronger now, and more capable of winning the next battle ! Let the battles begin ! I am ready !... Read more
My Sweet Tooth Challenge : Blog # 5
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      0 comments

I have a true confession to make : All this thinking, and talking about sugar, was unfortunately starting to back-fire, as demonstrated by my recent 5-pound weight gain ! What has honestly stopped me cold is the 60 Minutes Overtime video ,... Read more
My Sweet Tooth Challenge : Blog # 4
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      1 comments

This Sweet Tooth Challenge has really gotten me thinking a lot about my childhood !It was a childhood, that the young people of today, would have a hard time, believing ! It was a time, when you could not find a pizza parlor, on almost ev... Read more
My Sweet Tooth Challenge : Blog # 3
Sunday, April 01, 2012      1 comments

In my almost-three years , with SparkPeople, I've noticed that a reduction in sugar intake yields a weight loss ! That "sugar" could have been white noodles, or rice ! I'm definitely going to cut these things out, again - especially since ... Read more
My Sweet Tooth Challenge : Blog # 2
Saturday, March 31, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday, in a Forum, I mentioned these three " trigger foods " : 1). Revel ice-cream treat 2). cookies and cake slices, at Bingo, and 3). fruit yogurt, with fresh grapes, sliced in ! I would like to discuss each of these items . I f... Read more
My Sweet Tooth Challenge !
Friday, March 30, 2012      4 comments

I believe that I've had a sweet tooth, all my life ! Of course, when I was younger, I could " get away " with it ! When I was a school-girl, I had quite a walk, four times a day, when I attended Jr. High ! I remember regarding the walks ... Read more
A Delightful Surprise !
Friday, March 02, 2012      6 comments

A few days ago, I received a message, from SparkPeople ! They advised me that I had just been voted in, as a Motivator ! They thanked me for my efforts, and commitment ! You can just imagine how happy I was, to receive such a great messag... Read more
Monday, I've Got Two Classes at the Fitness Center !
Sunday, February 12, 2012      11 comments

And, one of them is Zumba ! I'm so excited ! To make things even better, I've recently lost weight, so that I weigh the 178 pounds, that are shown on my Ticker ! And, I know that one day, the Pool, in my apartment block, WILL re-open ! T... Read more

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