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Monday, July 10, 2017      6 comments

I haven't posted a blog for two years and I decided that I would write one because of the many inspiring and supportive comments on my SparkPage today. I have been on many 5% challenges over the last 2-3 years, but I haven't always been using... Read more
Finally 1000 minutes in a month
Tuesday, February 24, 2015      7 comments

It has been so long since I've managed to reach my goal of 1000 minutes. I'm still not back on my treadmill, but I've overcome my arthritic knee and pain in my foot. I've put on my exercise dvd's while watching tv to take my mind off of counti... Read more
Returning to exercise
Saturday, November 16, 2013      6 comments

After struggling with knee pain, I have found the combination of treatments for it so I can return to working out. The x-rays showed some moderate arthritis in my knee and hands. I had one cortisone shot in my knee and now use voltaren gel and... Read more
9/3/2013 Slowly improving and looking forward
Tuesday, September 03, 2013      2 comments

I switched to Pantoprazole and it is helping more than the generic prilosec. Also, I have stopped eating during the 3 hours before bed. I only notice the symptoms of silent reflux on waking and when I stray from my allowed foods. I am so moti... Read more
hoarseness and cough due to silent reflux or LPR
Saturday, July 20, 2013      7 comments

After more than a month of terrible throat problems, I had to go to an ENT. He diagnosed acid reflux and prescriped generic prilosec. I have done so much research on this and found a good resource for a diet and explanations of my problem in t... Read more
Team Blog Week 2 - CATS
Monday, March 04, 2013      6 comments

I had a tough time getting back to exercising after a busy week. I took too much time off from strength exercises, so I wasn't feeling very good tonight. I managed to get a revised shorter workout done. Now I'm a little tired and planning on ... Read more
Words of Wisdom from Oprah's Life Class with Rick Warren
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      9 comments

Tonight I was trying to keep from eating, and I played an Oprah Lifeclass program, called "Winning the hand you're dealt! " I wanted to remember these powerful ideas. You may find the whole program on:
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Keeping in the Game
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      5 comments

Last March I injured my elbow trying out a new exercise and it took 3 months for it to get better. I went through icing it, resting it, and slowly beginning all over with the hand weights using the lower weights. Now, I've done something to my... Read more
Dining out with friends and temptation over choices with partial success
Monday, June 25, 2012      4 comments

I went out to dinner with friends last night. At least they didn't try to tempt me, and just accepted my choices, as I passed up the rolls before dinner. They commented on me being "good". I have strong motivation because my waistlines of my ... Read more
Getting back to being serious!
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      2 comments

While I tend to spend more time online when I'm making the effort to exercise and track my food, I don't get on the scale as much when I'm not staying on plan. Now I notice more overhang around my waistline in my clothes which accounts fo... Read more
Continuing Saga of Catching Raccoon juveniles in my attic!
Monday, May 14, 2012      5 comments

Mama was caught last week. I wish these raccoon babies were mine, but they were caught in two attics this morning. Now they have set up 3 traps in attic to hopefully catch... Read more
Sunday, May 13, 2012      5 comments

I've had Critter Control out to trap my raccoon. He thought she was a mama, but couldn't find the babies. The mama was trapped Monday night, I think. Then he climbed all through my attic and listened all over the section where I heard them, a... Read more
My Sister
Saturday, March 10, 2012      42 comments

This is a photo of my sister and her husband with me in the middle. It came as a shock today to hear from her husband this evening that she had died suddenly. They just ... Read more
One Week Streak without Emotional Night Eating
Sunday, January 29, 2012      5 comments

After 2-3 months of buying some low calorie treats and overeating on them, I finally got the strength to stop buying them. I know the scale had something to do with it, and entering my weight on the Cats Team disappointed me. Now I'm in the in... Read more
Our Omaha Spark Brunch
Saturday, January 14, 2012      9 comments

Today some of our Omaha Sparkers met for breakfast. It was terrific to meet three new people. One of the sparkers is Carolyn0107 who came back to Omaha from her mission work in Gabon and set up our brunch. We all talked about so many topics a... Read more

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