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Thank You Farmers of America!
Tuesday, May 10, 2016      1 comments

I took my grandson to our local Farmers Market on Saturday for the first time this season. I was surprised at how much fresh produce they had to offer so early in the season. There's just nothing like from field to market fresh veggies and eggs.... Read more
Cinco de Mayo and other bad ideas
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      4 comments

I hosted my yearly Cinco de Mayo happy hour this past weekend and I will just say, I'm glad that's over for the year. Now, I could have gone light and healthy but sometimes I have to live up to expectations. I won't go into all the really ".bad"... Read more
Top Shelf Margaritas and Reminders
Friday, April 08, 2016      2 comments

I posted to chat yesterday that I was going to throw caution to the wind and have a top shelf margarita for my birthday and Mexican for dinner. Now, this was a bi-weekly event for many many moons up until about 6 months ago. Last night was the f... Read more
Advice, tips, and ramblings.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016      0 comments

This is the place for it all. I have learned so much. One of the most common posts we see are people responding to the either "wicked" scale or that particular day it's your best friend. I recently read an article about losing weight over 60. Yu... Read more
I Wasn't Good to Me
Friday, April 01, 2016      3 comments

I was going to title this blog "March" wasn't good to me" but that would be an outright lie. Let's just say I wasn't at my best in March. I had several setbacks, one being I injured my back and couldn't work out. Then family issues, son's surger... Read more
They are only Animals...
Saturday, March 19, 2016      5 comments

My black lab Onyx, had a baseball size tumor on the top of her head. Dr. said it was possibly malignant because cells were growing so fast. Two choices, surgery or say goodbye. The Dr said he wouldn't know for sure until he got inside to know wh... Read more
Campground r&r
Sunday, March 06, 2016      7 comments

For the first time in ages I had control of my healthy style of eating at my campground. However, it was raining, cold, no community meals, and I didn't socialise much. But...I no longer take chips, sweets, sodas or alcohol. So when I want to sn... Read more
Back to the Basics
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      5 comments

I took my measurements this morning and for the first time in five months there was no change. I know why, February wasn't a good month for me. All those little changes that can make such a difference in your weight loss, can also derail your pr... Read more
I was amazed!
Monday, February 29, 2016      2 comments

In October 2015 I was able to get back in the pool after 2 years down time. I started with a deep water exercise class 3 times a week when possible. Then on a snow day when class was cancelled I decided to swim. I managed a 45 minute swim and fe... Read more
Those Red Warning Signs
Monday, February 22, 2016      4 comments

I logged my weight this week and even tho I had lost 1lb, the red note underneath stated that it wasn't healthy to lose more than 2.5 lbs a week. What it was saying was that my weight loss isn't in keeping with my long term goal so, I adjusted... Read more
Got thrown out!
Tuesday, January 26, 2016      0 comments

I took my granson and granddaughter to the Y for basketball practice and was going to swim laps during practice. They just started kids swim lessons and I had to get out of the pool. :( I wasn't appropriately dressed to do anything else so I ju... Read more
Getting More Involved
Friday, January 22, 2016      4 comments

So todays goal is to touch base with all the teams I've joined and visit my friends spark page. I would like to be able to spend more time reading blogs and the team comments so I'm getting up earlier just so I can spend at least an hour with Sp... Read more
Little Changes Goes Both Ways
Thursday, January 21, 2016      2 comments

Even tho I joined SP initially in 2008, I've really only truly been on this program for 3 months. Coming back was a huge decision because I've been on Weight Watchers, lost over 100lbs collectively and regained. My initial reasoning was,"Why? I'... Read more
My 600 lb life
Friday, January 15, 2016      4 comments

Tv show was on yesterday and this woman who weighed 605 lbs wanted to be a candidate for bypass surgery. The Dr. told her she had to lose 40lbs in a month and put her on a 3 meal, 1200 calorie diet. She asked what about healthy snacks? And he sa... Read more
Saturday, December 26, 2015      3 comments

Now that the major holiday is past, I made sure that all Christmas goodies were out of the house and getting back to my spark routine. Many years ago when I was young and fit I studied martial arts and learned meditation. So life with a family t... Read more

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