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  • This is what I need to do

    2/24/2020 12:16:57 AM, by ELIZABETHJ16

    I have to make this my passion now more than ever. I need to love myself. Work hard to accomplish my goals. My kids need a healthy and confident mom. I was so proud of getting my goals done yesterday. This is going to be a long journey but as long as God has blessed with another day, I have to figh... Read more

  • We Are on Our Way to South America!

    2/23/2020 1:10:21 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Today I finished packing for my trip to South America. My medium sized suitcase weighs 35 pounds, but I am allowed 50 pounds. I have a carry-on duffel that is almost empty, so I can do a little shopping. I wasn't sure what to pack or how much. I have 3 pairs of pants, 2 dresses, a romper, 4 pair of ... Read more

  • Love Myself

    2/21/2020 1:50:33 PM, by ELIZABETHJ16

    I have to love myself and be consistent in my weight loss journey. I may fail at times but I have to get back up. It will be exciting and hard at the same time. For the past couple of days, it's like I'm craving for a positive change. Sparkpeople is helping and motivating me to learn in my journey. ... Read more

  • It's time to start

    2/19/2020 9:12:14 PM, by ELIZABETHJ16

    I need to make a change and be consistent with it this time. No more holding myself back anymore. I believe I can do this, it won't be easy. It will definitely be worth it.... Read more

  • Getting Ready & Weight Fluctuations

    2/19/2020 12:25:52 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I realized this week, I am stressed as I prepare for my trip to South America. I have so many to do lists, I can't find them all LOL. Regardless the plane leaves Sunday at 6:35 AM and I will be on it. The scale is telling me that I have been doing a bit of stress eating. While my weight has fl... Read more


    2/17/2020 7:24:31 AM, by GOANNA2

    An old geezer got bored in retirement and decided to open a medical clinic. He put up a sign that said "Dr Geezer's Clinic. Get your treatment for $500, if not cured, get back $1000." Dr young, who was positive that this old geezer didn't know beans about medicine, thought this would be ... Read more

  • Tired But Preparing for Our the Trip

    2/15/2020 3:11:28 AM, by KALISWALKER

    As I prepare for 5 weeks in South America, I am doing my best to ready the house, plan for the dogs, get through a zillion to do lists, and start packing. Update about our cruise. 7 of us were planning on traveling together, but the couple from Malaysia decided not to go. Even though their fli... Read more

  • Packing for South America & Back on Track

    2/12/2020 1:13:43 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I am preparing for my South American trip, leaving here Feb. 23. There are 7 of us traveling together, starting with 9 days in Peru; then a 14 days cruise from Chile to Buenos Aires. Our last days will be in Brazil and Argentina. We are doing walking tours in various cities along the way. I los... Read more


    2/9/2020 1:59:55 AM, by GOANNA2

    Three Grandmas were sitting on a bench outside the nursing home when an old Grandpa walked by. One of the Grandmas yelled out, "Hey, we bet we can tell exactly how old you are!" The old man said,"There is no way you can guess my age!" One of the Grandmas said, "Sure we can! Just drop your... Read more

  • Ground Hog Day & After the Party & Targets

    2/2/2020 2:14:38 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Some think Canada has a lot of national holidays but Ground Hog Day is not one of them, it's classified as a celebration. I am challenged to think of it's importance as something to celebrate today. These are the paid holidays (statutory) where I live. New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1 ... Read more

  • National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day – February 1, 2020

    2/1/2020 1:56:58 PM, by KALISWALKER

    LOL I am glad I didn't see this earlier or I may have been tempted to have breakfast at Dairy Queen. Tonight we are going to a Robbie Burns supper/party. A Burns supper is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns, the author of many Scots poems. Our hosts knock themselves ... Read more


    1/29/2020 6:00:40 AM, by GOANNA2

    The bartender greets Jack and says, "For 5 bucks I'll show you something amazing." Jack agrees and hands over 5 bucks. the bartender pulls out a small piano and a guy who is only about a foot tall. The guy sits down and plays an amazing tune on the piano. "Wow, he's amazing, where di... Read more

  • 10 Ways to Lose 10 Pounds

    1/28/2020 11:54:47 PM, by KALISWALKER

    1. Nutrition tracking 2. Drink 8 glasses of water 3. Menu plan each evening for the next day 4. Intermittent fasting - breakfast 8 AM, lunch anytime, 5 or 6 PM dinner 5. More sleep - in bed by 9 PM 6. Free one hour in the morning 7. Water aerobics M - F 8. 2 daily dog walks 9... Read more