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I Am Back
Thursday, March 09, 2017      6 comments

I lost 35 pounds on Spark People many years ago and lost another 10 using the principles I learned here on SP. However over the years I got heal spurs and then ended up needing two hip replacements and that really cut into my activity level. I... Read more
Dealing with Fibromyalgia and its "F" Factors
Saturday, January 28, 2012      4 comments

I have Fibromyalgia (FM) and this is my blog to myself on dealing with it and organizing it so that I can cut it down to a size where I can deal with it. Fibromyalgia effects us all differently so I have had to learn to deal with it on my ... Read more
Happy Fathers Day in Heaven
Monday, June 20, 2011      4 comments

I had a great Dad! He was known for honesty, integrity, work ethics, and lack of haughtiness in all circumstances. He was an accountant and at one time an office manager. His employer told us at the funeral what we already knew and that was th... Read more
In Memory of My Sylvia Our Beloved Cat 1996-2010
Saturday, June 12, 2010      26 comments

My Sylvia observing me at my computer from her usual place on my shoulders . As some of you know our cat, My Sylvia took sick Monday and disappeared the next day. She w... Read more
In Memory of My Husband and His Birthday Wish
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      43 comments

As most of you know by now, my husband passed away the last part of April , 2010. He did not die of the leukemia as he remained in remission to the end, but of a new strain of C-diff that many of you may have read about in your newspapers recen... Read more
Thank the Lord, Friends, and SP: Our Battle with AML
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      11 comments

In November before Thanksgiving my husband was diagnosed with Acute Mylogenous Leukemia. The worst and fastest growing leukemia. He spent 3 months and two holidays in the hospital. It was his 5th Thanksgiving in the hospital and his first Chris... Read more
Tips for New Spark People Members
Thursday, November 19, 2009      9 comments

As I approach my 2 year anniversary on SP I decided to write down a few things I have learned here on Spark People. If you are new to SP the most important thing to remember is that , "You can do this!" I lost 35 pounds on SP and if you count ... Read more
What Triggers Activate Your Unhealthy Eating?
Saturday, March 21, 2009      11 comments

There are several factors which people list most often as triggers to an eating binge. As we learn more and m... Read more
What Do You Do for Fibromyalgia Pain?
Friday, March 06, 2009      8 comments

On one of our FM teams someone asked the question of what we did for the pain? I thought I would include my answer in my blog today. There are probably more things that I do ... Read more
Any Day Can Be a Good Day if You Choose to Make it One!
Saturday, February 28, 2009      4 comments

Today was a busy day and turned out very cloudy and cold. When we left our house this afternoon it was so cloudy I knew that tonight I would not be able to see a single st... Read more
Here and There
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      5 comments

I know, I usually write a very organized blog, but today I felt like a ramble instead. I am still altering clothes and will get more photos up later. I altered a dress yester... Read more
Taking Away From SP More than I Bargained For
Monday, February 16, 2009      5 comments

Have you set short term goals and achieved them? I have reached several goals along the way at SP and so decided to list them here. 1) My first goal was 175 from 185. ... Read more
Keep Focused
Thursday, February 12, 2009      5 comments

Here is a poem that I wrote. Hope it brightens your day. Keep Focused Keep your hopes up and your fears down, Keep your love abounding and rash words from soun... Read more
My Favorite Workouts for Limited Mobility
Wednesday, February 11, 2009      6 comments

When it comes to doing exercises my physical limitations pretty much limit me to low impact seated and standing exercises, and I know others do, too. I have made a list of the e... Read more

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